Signed first edition of Miss Morissa: Doctor of the Gold Trail by Mari Sandoz.
Octavo, 249pp. Orange cloth, printed title on spine, clean pages, near fine. Publishers dust jacket in near fine condition, $3.75 price on front flap, rubbing to top of spine, chipping along bottom edge of spine. Signed by author Mari Sandoz on front end paper. An excellent copy.
Novelist Mari Susette Sandoz was one of the 20th centuries foremost writers on Western pioneer life and the Plains Indians. Originally from Nebraska, she moved to Denver and then New York City after controversial writings about the people of her home state. She is best known for her biography of Crazy Horse, written from the viewpoint of the Lakota Indians, a novel concept at the time.