The great Indian chief of the West: or, Life and adventures of Black Hawk
|Creator||Drake, Benjamin, 1794-1841|
|Former owner||Eisenberg, Pablo|
|Title||The great Indian chief of the West: or, Life and adventures of Black Hawk|
|Variant Title||Life and adventures of Black Hawk|
|Variant Title||Life of Black Hawk|
"Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1848, by George Conclin, in the clerk's office of the district of Ohio."--T.p. verso.
First edition, Cincinnati, 1838, issued under title: The life and adventures of Black Hawk : with sketches of Keokuk, the Sac and Fox Indians, and the late Black Hawk war.
Amherst College Archives and Special Collections copy is in green publishers cloth, designs stamped in blind, heavily water stained; includes green cardboard slipcase with top and bottom edges painted to mimic text block; first few leaves (including frontispiece) repaired with tape; illegible writing (possibly dated 1856) on second leaf.
|Physical Description||288 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 19 cm|
|Place of Creation||Cincinnati (Ohio)|
|Publisher||Applegate & Company|
|Subject||Black Hawk, Sauk chief, 1767-1838|
|Subject||Keokuk, Sauk chief, 1780?-1848|
|Subject||Black Hawk War, 1832|
|Subject||Sauk Indians – History|
|Subject||Fox Indians – History|
|Part of||Younghee Kim-Wait (Class of 1982)/Pablo Eisenberg Collection of Native American Literature|
|Catalog Record||View this item in the library catalog|
|Repository||Amherst College Archives & Special Collections|
|Shelf Location||E83.83 .B66 1854|
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