Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1891. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth. 5 3/4 X 9 1/8 Inches. Very Good. Item #4616
First edition complete two-volume set. Original massive Indian Reservation map intact at rear of volume one. A complete history and update of American policies and treaties toward and with the various Indian tribes of North America. Tribes detailed include Cherokee, Cheyenne, Ute, Crow, Pawnee, Pottawottomie Osage, Ponca, Kickapoo, Navajo, Zuni, Pueblo, Sac and Fox, Blackfeet, Wyandotte, Seminole and many more. Volume one contains the official government account of the death of Sitting Bull. An exhaustive study of Indian life and the process of integration with United States citizen life up to 1891. Hundreds of records included such as: "Ciitizens Dress - Wholly? In Part?", "Number of Indians who can use English enough for ordinary conversation", "Number of whites killed by Indians" and so on.
Original cloth bindings holding nicely. No previous owner stamps or plates. A bit of rubbing to covers and a few stains to gutters. A very attractive and scarce set.