Sep 26, 2019 - Sale 2517

Sale 2517 - Lot 7

Price Realized: $ 750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(AMERICAN INDIANS.) Steele, Zadock. The Indian Captive; or a Narrative of the Captivity and Sufferings of Zadock Steele. 142, [2] pages. 12mo, contemporary calf, moderate wear; minor dampstaining, toning. Montpelier, VT: E.P. Walton, 1818

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first edition. Prefaced with Steele's account of the burning of Royalton, VT by a British and Mohawk raiding party in October 1780, which led to his capture. Ayer 280; Field 1495; Howes S930; McCorison 2045; Sabin 91164.
with--4 other pamphlets on American Indians: Son of the Forest: The Experience of William Apes, a Native of the Forest. 2nd edition; rear board detached, moderate wear. New York, 1831 The Captives of Abb's Valley, a Legend of Frontier Life. By a Son of Mary Moore. Philadelphia, [1854] Abenteuer unter den Indianern, oder, Ina's Gefangenschaft unter den Wilden und ihre wunderbare Befreiung. A fictitious Indian captivity narrative in German. Pittsburgh, PA, 1863 Stratton. Captivity of the Oatman Girls. 20th thousand (3rd edition.) Map, frontispiece plate showing Oatman's chin tattoo, numerous other illustrations. 8vo, publisher's cloth, minor wear; minimal wear to contents. New York, 1858.