Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Rutledge - Prentice Hall, 1973. First edition. Hardcover. Folio. , 384, pp. Original illustrated dust-jacket over cloth, with gold lettering to spine and front cover. Front free endpaper inscribed and signed by Thomas E. Mails. Foreword page handsigned by Carl Schaefer Dentzel.
Illustrated with numerous pen-and-ink and charcoal drawings, and with striking paintings in vivid color, "Dog Soldiers, Bear Men and Buffalo Women" brings to life for the reader the intricate, inventive beauty of Indian costume and regalia as words alone could not do. The text and the illustrations combine into a handsome and fascinating whole, a soaring evocation of the central aspect of a way of life tragically gone.
Moderate age-toning along paper margin. DJ, binding and interior in overall very good condition. vg. Item #39892