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Custer's Immortality, Inscribed by Author Laura S. Webb, with Little Big Horn Map

Webb, Laura S. Custer's Immortality. A Poem, with Biographical Sketches of the Chief Actors in the Late Tragedy of the Wilderness. New York: New York Evening Stream Presses, [1876]. 16mo, brown cloth covered boards with gilt title, 72pp, 21 facsimile sketches made by Sitting Bull, and original fold-out map, 10 x 10.5 in. FFEP inscribed and signed by the author: "To Mr. John L. Harper, With the grateful prayers of his obliged Southern friend, The Author. / Oct. 29th, 1879."

With touching, printed tribute to Mrs. General George A. Custer, the "widow of a soldier who wore the Federal 'blue,'" from Laura S. Webb, "the widow of a soldier who wore the 'grey' and died in defence of the cause for which he fought."

Condition:

Previous owner's bookplate on interior of front cover. Warping near top of front cover as a result of previous water damage, some interior effects to pages as a result of this, but very minor. Some light scuffing to boards, corner and edge wear to boards and spine.  Short tear near lower right corner of map. 

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$615
09/08/2017

 

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