CAPTIVITY OF THE OATMAN GIRLS; A True Story of Early Emigration to the West. R. B. STRATTON.
CAPTIVITY OF THE OATMAN GIRLS; A True Story of Early Emigration to the West
CAPTIVITY OF THE OATMAN GIRLS; A True Story of Early Emigration to the West
CAPTIVITY OF THE OATMAN GIRLS; A True Story of Early Emigration to the West
CAPTIVITY OF THE OATMAN GIRLS; A True Story of Early Emigration to the West
CAPTIVITY OF THE OATMAN GIRLS; A True Story of Early Emigration to the West

CAPTIVITY OF THE OATMAN GIRLS; A True Story of Early Emigration to the West

Salem, Oregon: Oregon Teachers Monthly, 1909. Revised and Abridged Edition. Original wrappers. 119 pages. Portrait of Olive Oatman at 16 from woodcut. Edition Revised and abridged by Chas. H. Jones. This is American bibliophile Frank C. Deering's copy, with his leather bookplate affixed to the verso of the front cover. Mr. Deering specialized in Americana, including Native American narratives and captivities, of which this is a leading example. Gray wrappers. 4 1/2" x 6". Housed in a gray cloth chemise and slip case with spine titling. This book traces the overland journey of the Oatman family in 1851, the murderous attack on their party by Apaches, the escape of Lorenzo Oatman and the 5 year captivity and rescue of Olive Oatman and her later life. A Near Fine or better copy (slight edgewear). ALWAYS FREE SHIPPING of our books in boxes, via media mail, to any United States address. Near Fine / Slipcase & Chemise. Item #2218

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