St. Paul: E. W. Porter, 1901. Illus. 456pp. 8vo, maroon cloth, corners worn on bottom edges and bumped, cloth lightly soiled. St. Paul: E. W. Porter, 1901. Compiled and enlarged form the author's, "Early History of Dakota Territory in 1866."
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Philadelphia: Bradley, William M., 1887. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 14" x 11.5". Beautiful clear map of the Dakotas divided into counties and townships showing towns, major routes, waterways and Indian reservations. In excellent condition.
Custer, SD: 1942. Fine content T.L.S. 4to. 1 page, personal letterhead, Custer, South Dakota, November 11, 1942, in part: "...It is accepted that all good writers of today be sour, cynical, sardonic, somber, and sophisticated, but they, poor souls! Live in New York and have no religion - the latter, I think, being the consequence of the former. I could not live in New York and keep my religion, I'm sure, nor could I be happy unless I was drunk...
Custer, SD: 1946. Fine content T.L.S. 4to. 1 page, personal letterhead, Custer, South Dakota, June 9, 1946, whereby Clark pokes fun at himself, in part: "For the last month I have been going to and fro in the earth and walking up and down on it, so have neglected your letter of May 8th. I have a vicious habit of reading my own verse to people who are perfectly able to read for themselves, but they pay me money for...
Boston: Richard G. Badger, 1922. Illus. by L. A. Huffman. 8vo, green cloth, cloth lightly soiled, corners lightly bumped, lettering on spine faded, light foxing to margins of first few pages. Boston: Richard G. Badger, (1922). Sixth Edition Half-page inscription by the author on the front flyleaf.
75 Illus. 421pp. 8vo, original brown cloth, spine very lightly worn at ends and lightly soiled, edges of corners worn and bumped. N.p., n.d., circa 1886. Includes several chapters on South Dakota and two chapters on Yellowstone Park.
Dakota Territory: 1875. 2 pages, Dakota Territory, August, 1875. This document -- a Statement of Forage and Straw -- is signed by Captain James S. Poland ("J.S. Poland"), who served under Reno at Little Big Horn and by Lt. William Badger ("W. Badger"), a close friend of General Custer and survivor of the Black Hills Campaign. The document lists the amount of oats, corn, barley, hay, fodder, and straw consumed by the animals at the Standing Rock Reservation in The...
Philadelphia: Mitchell, Samuel Augustus Jr., 1862. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 10.75" x 13.25". Nice map of Minnesota and the eastern portion of the Dakotas showing towns, major routes, railroads and waterways. Minnesota is divided into counties and the Dakotas are shown as Dacotah Territory. Minor stains to margins, small chip to lower left corner. S. Augustus Mitchell Jr. continued his father's successful mapmaking and publishing business, and was one of the most prolific and renowned 19th century American publishers.
Philadelphia: Mitchell, Samuel Augustus Jr., 1880. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 14.25" x 11.5". Nice clear map of the Dakotas divided into counties and townships, showing towns, major routes, railroads, waterways and Indian reservations. In excellent condition. S. Augustus Mitchell Jr. continued his father's successful mapmaking and publishing business, and was one of the most prolific and renowned 19th century American publishers.
Sturgis: A. A. Rounds. by South Dakota territory and early statehood photographer, A. A. Rounds, whose imprint appears on the mount. The photograph depicts a gentleman in formal dress glaring wide-eyed at the camera. Mount is deckle-edged. Sturgis, South Dakota, n.d., circa 1894. Fine A. A. Rounds was a studio photographer in the 1880's and 1890's who resided in the Dakota Territory, and later South Dakota. After statehood, he set up shop in Sturgis, South Dakota.
Dubuque: Surveyor General's Office, 1860. Map. Uncolored lithograph. Image measures 17" x 21". Great map illustrating the progress of the public surveys of Iowa and the Dakotas between the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers. Shows towns and waterways. Minor wear and toning along original folds.