True Indian Stories; with Glossary of Indiana Indian Names (signed By J.P. Dunn)
Dunn, Jacob Platt
Price: 300.00 USD
Indianapolis: Sentinel, 1909. Small Octavo. Signed by the author. 320  pp. ads,  leaves of plates, illustrations. Dunn was a careful scholar and hired by the Bureau of American Ethnology to write on the Miami and Potawatomi languages. Contents: Little Turtle, the Death of Witches, why Tecumseh fought, the fall of the prophet William Wells, the defense of Fort Harrison, Pigeon Roost massacre, Walam olum, and many others. Bound in red cloth, spine lettering gilt, only very light shelf wear. A very nice copy.