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Sale 2517 Lot 7
(AMERICAN INDIANS.) Steele, Zadock. The Indian Captive; or a Narrative of the Captivity and Sufferings of Zadock Steele. 142,  pages. 12mo, contemporary calf, moderate wear; minor dampstaining, toning. Montpelier, VT: E.P. Walton, 1818
Estimate $500 - 750
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,  * 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.