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160. KIP, Lawrence. Army Life on the Pacific: A
Journal of the Expedition against the Northern Indians, the
Tribes of the Cur DAlenes, Spokans, and
Pelouzes, in the Summer of 1858. Redfield: [Edward O.
Jenkins, Printer], 1859. 144 pp. 8vo, original brown cloth,
spine with gilt letter and device. Spinal extremities
lightly chipped, blank preliminary and terminal leaves
moderately foxed, generally fine. Authors
presentation copy: "For W. Harris[?] From Rt. Rev. Bishop
Kip of California."
First edition. Cowan (1914), pp. 130-31. Field 837. Graff 2341. Howes K172. Jones 1413. Smith 5519. Soliday Sale II 721: "Life at Forts Dalles, Walla Walla, Taylor, and at the Coeur dAlene, Spokan, and Pelouze Council. The author took part in the battles of Four Lakes and Spokan Plains." Tweney, Washington 89 40: "Kip was an Army officer who participated in the 1858 campaign against the northwestern tribes. This is by far the best account of that campaign." The author later became the first Episcopal Bishop of California.