St. Louis, MO: Sun Publishing Co., 1882. Early edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good- condition. Item #019071
548 pages of text. Original gilt and illustrated hardcover cloth binding is lightly shelfworn, with a chip near the top of the spine; protected in archival mylar. Complete with 16 color plates and numerous in-text illustrations. Page 23/24 was removed, folded in half, and has been re-inserted with wear to one edge. Previous owner's bookplate on the front endpaper: P.G. Wood. The rear inner hinge is somewhat weakened. The text contains minor soiling. Title continues "...of Gen. Custer's Famous 'Last Fight' on the Little Big Horn, with Sitting Bull." The previous owner, Palmer Gaylord Wood (1843-1915) served in the Civil War as Second (and later First) Lieutenant of the 7th California Volunteer Infantry starting October 28, 1864. He also served in the Spanish American War. Howes B934. Early edition.