Apr 07, 2022 - Sale 2600

Sale 2600 - Lot 10

Price Realized: $ 3,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(AMERICAN INDIANS.) Thomas Augustus Bland. A Brief History of the Late Military Invasion of the Home of the Sioux. 32 pages. 8vo, original printed wrappers, splitting at fold, "Assassination of Sitting Bull" penciled on front wrapper, minor wear; several pages splitting at fold, interior sheet detached, bit of rusting at staples. Washington: National Indian Defence Committee, 1891

Additional Details

An important investigation made shortly after the Wounded Knee Massacre by the sympathetic founder of the National Indian Defence Association, featuring extensive interviews with Sioux witnesses regarding the context leading to the Ghost Dances, resistance, and massacre. None traced at auction since 1924.