Lot 118: 2 books (1 sgd, inscribed by Elizabeth B. Custer)
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [Indian Wars] 2 Titles by Elizabeth B. Custer (1 inscribed). ++ BOOTS AND SADDLES OR LIFE IN DAKOTA WITH GENERAL CUSTER. Signed and Inscribed on ffep. Recipients name is not legible, but For my friend/ Mrs.../ with the admiration and affection of the author/ Elizabeth B. Custer/ New York/ November 1895. NY: Harper & Brothers, (1885), [reissue with frontis and one-page map. Date only on c-page]. 8vo. Brown cloth decorated in gilt and black. Very good plus, minor stain to spine ends and top-center of rear cover, ink ownership on title. ++ FOLLOWING THE GUIDON. Harper & Brothers, 1890. 1st edition. Exterior and text pages very good, rear hinge starting, tear to upper margin of ads leaf. 2.4 Lb.