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    Texas Ranger James B. Gillett's Personal Copy

    John F. Finerty. War-path and Bivouac, or, The Conquest of the Sioux. Chicago: [Donohue & Henneberry], [1890]. Second or Popular Edition. With J.B. Gillett's ownership ink-stamp on the front pastedown. Frontispiece and plates. Folding map "U.S. Service Map of the Seat of the War". Octavo. 460 pages. Publisher's tan cloth with titles stamped in silver on the front board and spine. Floral endpapers.

    A good account of the Sioux War of 1876 by this newspaperman who accompanied Gen. Crook. An important source on this campaign. The owner of this copy, James B. Gillett (1856-1937), was a legendary Texas Ranger known for his many Indian fights and gun fights with well-known outlaws such as Sam Bass and Dick Dublin.

    Condition: Boards well-worn along the edges, corners and spine, especially at the spine ends. Hinges broken but the textblock remains solid, still about very good condition.

    Reference: Howes F136.


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