New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1942. First edition. Hardcover. 428 pp. Price of $3.50 on front flap of jacket. The first printing of the first edition. Fold-out map intact. Inscribed by Sandoz on the free front endpaper, with a hand-drawn illustration by the author. Noted for her use of words and language patterns reflective of the Lakota language, Sandoz's evocative biography is written from the perspective of the Lakota people. A beautiful copy of what is widely considered to be Sandoz's best and most important work. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #00006807
A Near Fine book with the usual darkening to the hinges and the pastedowns in a Near Fine dust jacket with a few hints of edge wear and minor age toning to the rear panel.