Wah'Kon-Tah. The Osage and the White Man's Road

MATHEWS, John Joseph

Published by University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Oklahoma, 1932
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Title: Wah'Kon-Tah. The Osage and the White Man's ...

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Oklahoma

Publication Date: 1932

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First edition.


Quarto. orange cloth lettered and decorated on spine and front cover in dark brown, pictorial end papers. Illustrated by May Todd Aaron. Wah'Kon-Tah means the Great Spirit of the Osages and chronicles the friendship and memories of Mathews, a member of the Osage Indian tribe born in Pawhuska, Oklahoma adjoing the Osage Agency, and his friends on the Osage Agency, especially Big Chief and Hard Robe . it is written modestly, with white blood and a civilized education, but devotedly intent upon reproducing with the Major's help a lost world of men and imagination. Slight soiling of bottom edge and back cover, else fine pictorial dust jacket (minor wear and paper loss on spine and edges). Bookseller Inventory # 55641

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