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    [General George Custer, subject]. Elizabeth B. Custer. "Boots and Saddles". New York, [1885]. First edition. With Typed Letter Signed and Signed Carbon Copy by Elizabeth Custer.

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    Octavo. 312 pages. With frontispiece and map inserted. Publisher's full brown cloth, front board and spine stamped and lettered in black and gilt, rear board stamped in blind. Some wear to binding, some soiling to front board, minor foxing in text, overopened in a few places. Still, very good. [With]: Elizabeth B. Custer. Typed Letter Signed. New York City, 1918. Two octavo pages on one quarto sheet. Approximately 11.5 x 8.5 inches. With a lenghty manuscript postscript by Custer. Creased, with two tears at margins along creases, one corner slightly chipped, one margin with several staple-holes. A good letter with excellent content, in which she discusses writing this book ("I wrote with fear and trembling, knowing that I could not do the memory of my husband justice").  Also with a one quarto page carbon typescript of a brief account of ceremonies dedicating a memorial to General Custer, signed by Elizabeth Custer.

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