THE PLAINS OF NORTH AMERICA AND THEIR INHABITANTS. Edited by Wayne R. Kime.
Edition: First of this edition
Neward, DE: University of Delaware Press, 1989. Black cloth. 477 pp. Minor rubbing to spine tips, else fine in near fine jacket. "Upon its publication in 1876 [it] was hailed as the finest book yet written on the subject, unparalleled for its originality, authoritative ness, and scope....The text of this edition differs significantly from its nineteenth-century predecessors. Based on the author's manuscript, it embodies for the first time Dodge's own intentions for THE PLAINS, rather than those of his English well -wishers who revised the work prior to its original publication, imposing on it their distinctly British notions of literary style. Here Dodge speaks in his own voice..." Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.