Aurora, IL: American Indian Historical Publishing Company, 1906. First Edition. Cloth. Large 8vo. Publisher’s illustrated cloth with silver lettering and decoration. Frontispiece and illustrated and photographic plates throughout. 771 pp.
Association copy. Inscribed by the author to Ralph Ritzman, whose archive at the Aurora College Library contains many high points in Americana. Block detached from boards and needs to be reglued. Wear to edges, as well as a 1" closed tear to cloth at header of spine. Ex-library from the Ritzman Collection, with mark on spine, bookplate inside front cover, and card pocket inside rear cover. A notable copy in fair condition.
6 copies in OCLC. This is an inscribed first edition of Wood's illustrated biography of notable North American indigenous leaders. Uncommon in any condition. Fair. Item #2147