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Title:The Last Free Man; The True Story behind the Massacre of Shohone Mike and His Band of Indians in 1911
Price:AUD$26.40 (about USD$17.30)
Item ID:SB00-0103298
Publisher:The Dial Press, New York, 1973
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
The Dial Press, 1973, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First

Orange coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with numerous sepia toned contemporary photographs and three maps. Dark brown coloured boards with gilt and metallic copper coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Bumping to the head and to the heel of the spine and to the lower book corners. Other book corners are slightly rubbed. A few marks to the boards of the book. Browning and dust marks to the top paper edge. Photographic dustwrapper ( wraparound ) showing contemporary photographs of massacre, with orange and white coloured titles to the front panel and dark brown and white coloured titles to the back strip. The dustwrapper is rubbed and faded, particularly the spine. Rubbing to the dustwrapper corners and a hint of chipping as well. The major damage to the dustwrapper is a tear to the rear top spine -- the edge which runs for 5.5 "down the length of the dustwrapper. There is also another tear, with associated creasing, on the lower rear spine gutter edge, which arcs into the body of the rear dustwrapper panel. In 1911 at a place called Rabbit Creek in northern Nevada, Shohone Mike and his extended family were massacred by white men. Only four children survived. In this book the author retraces the steps of Shohone Mike and interviews for people remember him. This is the first USA edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [8], 264 pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; American Western History; United States; 19th century; Indigenous Cultures. Inventory No: 0103298.
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