LIFE OF MA-KA-TAI-ME-SHE-KIA-KIAK or BLACK HAWK 1834

Book Description: J. B. Patterson, of Rock Island, Illinois, Editor andProprietor,, Cincinnati:, 1834, 1833. This edition was printed in 1834, one year following the First edition [Howes P120]. MA-KA-TAI-ME-SHE-KIA-KIAK [Black Hawk]. LIFEOF MA-KA-TAI-ME-SHE-KIA-KIAK or BLACK HAWK, embracing the tradition of his nation-- Indian Wars in which he has been engaged-- cause of joining the British in their late war with America, and its history-- description of the Rock-River village-- manners and customs-- encroachments by the whites, contrary to treaty--removal from his village in 1831. With an account of the cause and general history of the Late War, his surrender and confinement at Jefferson Barracks, and travels through the United States. Dictated by Himself. Twelve mo, publisher's quarter-cloth (with printed paper label that is principally warn away), paper-covered boards, 155 pages. This is an original and unrestored biography of the important leader and warrior of the Sauk American Indian. The paper boards show wear and soiling, particularly at the extremities. The spine is bound in dark cloth with remnants of the original paper label. The pages are surprisingly bright for the age of the book. T is light foxing on the pages. The end papers have stronger age toning and foxing. T is a bookseller label on the inside front (Henry McGrath. ... read more