Massacres of the Mountains: A History of the Indian Wars of the Far West 1815-1875
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Archer House
Date Published: 1965
Book Id: 28130
669pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] Reddish brown cloth covered boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine. Very good. The edges of the covers are lightly rubbed. The spine is subtly rolled, and the spine ends are slightly bumped. There is a former owner's brief notation on the front pastedown, and again on the rear pastedown. The dust jacket is in very good condition, with multiple small losses from the edges. The edges are creased. There are also several long closed tears in the edges. The longest closed tear measures 1 and 1/2 inches long. Rubbed and slightly yellowed.
Includes a section on the Mountain Meadows Massacre. From the jacket- "An epic study of the savage struggle to carve an empire out of the wilderness and a grim commentary on the white man's treatment of the original Americans."