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BEAR, Luther Standing.

My People the Sioux.

Published: London: Williams and Norgate, 1928

Stock code: 103606

Price: £275

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First UK edition, first impression, with the scarce jacket. It was first published in the US earlier the same year. A landmark publication, this autobiographical account of his tribe and tribesmen was intended to educate the public about Lakota culture and government policies toward his people. It is one of the first books about Native Americans by a Native American.

Octavo. Original brown cloth, titles to spine gilt, gilt design to front board. With the dust jacket. Spine slightly rolled, tips very slightly worn. An excellent copy in the jacket with some small chips to extremities, and minor loss to head of spine, not affecting text, and light tissue repairs to verso.

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