Chicago: American Publishers' Association, 1891. ,ii,iv,-26,ii,,27-208,x,209-318,vipp., plus ten plates. Original red decorated cloth. Cloth lightly faded, edges and corners rubbed. Ownership signature on front flyleaf. Light toning, light scattered soiling. Good. Item #WRCAM50143
First edition. The first (and only published) of three planned volumes, elucidating the role of leading members of the Choctaw and Chickasaw tribes. O'Beirne lived among the Indian tribes for many years and compiled these pages in order to "perpetuate for all time the memories of the most illustrious among the great American aborigines." Biographical sketches are supplemented with portraits and engravings. HOWES O3, "aa".