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Pingenot Auction, Lot 124

RARE BLACK CAVALRY UNIT HISTORY

124. GLISAN, Rodney. Journal of Army Life. San Francisco: A. L. Bancroft and Company, 1874. xii, 511 pp., 21 engraved plates, 1 folding table. 8vo, original gilt pictorial embossed cloth with gilt title on cover and spine. Spine faded and with slight edge wear; overall a very good copy.
        First edition. Cowan, p. 239. Eberstadt 114:336: "Glisan’s Journal was written as the events transpired." Graff 1575: "Glisan served in Oklahoma, Washington, and Oregon among other areas." Howes G209. Munk (Alliott), p. 88. Rader 1609. Smith 3611. Pingenot: An important contemporary account of the Indian wars in the Pacific Northwest. The author joined the army as a surgeon in 1850. He visited California in 1855.
($150-300)