by Mills, Anson (Claudy, C.H., Editor; Preface by Lieutenant General Nelson A. Miles)
Washington DC: Published by the Author (Printed at the Press of Byron S. Adams), 1918. 1st. Leather bound. INSCRIBED by MIlls' son-in-law, Major Winfield Scott Overton, (pictured on p.239). Octavo; 412pp, First Edition. 8vo. 412 pp. Copiously illustrated from photographs, drawings, portraits, maps; appendix. Near Fine copy (erasure to ffep) in flexible leather-covered wrappers stamped in gold to upper wrapper,which reproduces the 'New Zealand International Exposition 1882' medal awarded to Mills inventing a woven military cartridge belt; With black endpapers, rounded corners, all edges gilt, ribbon marker. ''Mills fought the hostiles on the Plains, and later made his home at El Paso. His book is our clearest account (from the white man's side) of the Battle of the Rosebud.'' (Stanley Vestal's 'Book Lover's Southwest' p.37).
(Inventory #: 17700)
Western Americana, Californiana, Americana, Travel & Exploration, General Antiquarian
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