by Augustine, Robertson M.; Dorothy Rackliffe, illus.
Greenville, MI: Robertson M. Augustine, Publisher, 1973. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/good. Greenville, MI: Robertson M. Augustine, Publisher, 1973. First edition. Near Fine/good. Hardcover with dust jacket, tan cloth with red spine and cover titles and red turtle image on front cover, 14.5 by 23.3 cm, vii 207 (1) pp. The hardcover is near fine; the jacket has tears, edge chips, some loss along the top edge of the rear panel, and an old tape repair along the top edge on the backside of the jacket – although the detachable bookmark on the front flap is still intact. Signed by the author on the title page (no inscription). Kau-Bau-Gwas-Shee is a fictional story of the adventures of Mikkinak, an Ot-chip-we Indian, who lived in the flat River area of Michigan. Most of the other persons who are involved in the story, and the facts about them, are either to be found in historical records and accounts or are plausible deductions. The story is based in part on the historical facts presented in Indians, Sawmills, and Danes – The Early History of the Flat River Area of Michigan, by Robertson M. Augustine. The events and dates are of the period of the history of Michigan from the last quarter of the 18th century to the middle of the 19th century. No writing, highlighting, names, or other marks. The dust jacket is in a fresh mylar cover. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA) is an open shop dedicated to offering fine books for discriminating readers. (case)
(Inventory #: 1756)
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