Vintage Book – A Daughter of the Sioux, by General Charles King

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Subject / Topic:   112 year old book of the old West, and the demise of the Native American.
From Goodreads.com is this brief bio of the author: “Charles King was a United States soldier and a distinguished writer. He graduated from West Point in 1866 and served in the Army during the Indian Wars under George Crook. He was wounded in the arm forcing his retirement from the regular army. During this time he became acquainted with Buffalo Bill Cody. King would later write scripts for several of Cody’s silents films. In 1898, he was appointed brigadier general of volunteers and sailed to the Philippines during the Spanish-American War; he also led a brigade during the ensuing Philippine-American War. He returned to the United States and was active in the Wisconsin National Guard and in training troops for World War I. He wrote and edited over 60 books and novels.”
Format: Hardcover.
Published:  1903; appears to be a first edition
Inscription Inside:  See photo above; the inscription reads “1906 S R Penney Jr from S R Penney”
Condition:  The book has gotten somewhat dust or dirt darkened with age but otherwise is in very good to excellent condition.

Price:  Buy-it-now price is $9.95 plus $3.95 shipping & handling (that’s the book – or economy – rate), if not picked up in person.  Opening bid if on eBay is $7.50.
# Available:  one
Defects, Nicks and/or Blemishes: This book is in very good to excellent condition.  Any white shading that shows in the photos is from the camera flash and is not seen in the item itself.
Item Location: Cabot Mill Antiques, Fort Andross, 14 Maine Street, Brunswick ME 04011.

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