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Pingenot Auction, Lot 148

148. INMAN, Henry. Buffalo Jones’ Forty Years of Adventure. A Volume of Facts Gathered from Experience by Hon. C. J. Jones... Topeka: Crane & Company, 1899. 469 pp., portrait, plates. Royal 8vo, original pictorial gray cloth, gilt title on spine. A spectacular copy preserved in a custom slipcase.
        First edition. Dary, Kanzana 274: "The story of Charles J. "Buffalo Jones," one of several men who sought to save the buffalo (bison) from extinction during the late nineteenth century." Howes I54: "Authoritative plains narrative." Pingenot: Fine account of thrilling experiences and observations in the Middle and Far West taken directly from Jone’s carefully kept journal.
($100-200)