Item #23689 Indian Boyhood. Charles A. Eastman.
Indian Boyhood

Indian Boyhood

New York: McClure, Phillips & Co., 1902. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine. Item #23689

8vo. viii, (2), 289,(1)pp. Red cloth, gilt title on spine and upper board, color paste-on to the upper board with gilt frame lines. Illustrated with four full page plates by E. L. Blumenshein. Top edge gilt. A near fine copy.


Autobiographical account by the author, whose Sioux name was Ohiyesa (b. 1858). After the Dakota War of 1862, he and his family were forced to flee to Canada where he lived the traditional Sioux life. His father had been captured but was eventually released and took Eastman to live with him in the US, where Eastmen eventually became a doctor. A valuable resource on Sioux culture.

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Price: $450.00

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