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WI - NE - MA (The Woman - Chief) and Her People.
American Publishing Company,, Hartford: 1876 - Illustrated with frontis, 5 portraits & 8 plates. "During the 1872-3 Modoc uprising on the California-Oregon border, Winema acted as interpreter for the peace commission, saving the life of the author, who was Indian superintendent for Oregon. Meacham gives the Modoc side of the controversy." [Sloan]. ABPC shows the title last at auction in 1997, with only one prior occurence (1991). Spine cloth darkend & worn, with front joint cloth splitting top 1.5". Two bookplates to front paste-down. Faint tide-line in lower margin of first few leaves. A few pages with po underlining. An About VG copy of a rare book on the subject. Original brown cloth binding with gilt stamped title lettering to front board. 12mo. 7-5/8" x 5". 1st edition (Cowan II, p. 421; Smith 6627). vi, [7] - 168 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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