Small octavo, 118pp. Red cloth, printed title on spine, illustration of Sioux on front cover. Publishers dust jacket in very good condition, price clipped, chipping to top edge, bottom of spine, shelf wear. Signed by the author on front end paper.
Comments: 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. These were the Sioux was written during a time of great interested in Native American history.