1962 · Minneapolis
by Peirce, Parker I.
Minneapolis: Ross & Haines, Incorporated, 1962. First Edition. 196pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] White buckram with the title in red on the backstrip and printed blood splatters on the front board. Black buckram slipcase with printed white a wraparound printed label. The backstrip is gently sunned. Stain to wraparound label on the slipcase. This edition was limited to 550 copies, this is copy 11.
"The author of this book, Parker I. Peirce, was an actual participant in the defense of Fort Ridgely, and thus the book relates the experiences of a man under the actual stresses of the brutalities of one phase the Sioux uprising. Here is an eyewitness account of the most severe, most brutal conflict at any point on the American frontier." - from the blurb on the slipcase.
(Inventory #: 2208)