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Pingenot Auction, Lot 142

142. HOWARD, O[liver] O. Nez Perce Joseph: An Account of His Ancestors, His Lands, His Confederates, His Enemies...His War, His Pursuit and Capture. Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1881. xii, 274 pp., 2 portraits, 2 maps (1 folding). 8vo, original cloth with gilt lettering on spine. A near fine copy showing only minimal wear. Autographed by General Howard on the frontispiece portrait.
        First edition. Graff 1982. Howes H711. Jones 1611. Rader 1956. Smith 4700. Pingenot: General Howard led the campaign against Chief Joseph in the Nez Percé War of 1877. The rarest and most sought of O. O. Howard’s books.