The Nez Perce Indians and the Opening of the NorthwestJosephy, Alvin M.
705 pp., with index, bibliography and eleven maps plus 25 illustrations. 9¾" - 12" tall. Large, thick quarto, tan cloth with a vignette in brown on the front cover. Dust Jacket Condition: Dustjacket Very Good in Mylar. The author traces the history of the Nez Perce tribe from the time of Lewis and Clark to great fighting retreat of the bands associated with Chief Joseph and other leaders in 1877. Mr. Josephy was an editor at American Heritage. This book covers the early gains by the Nez Perce and their subsequent defeat. Scholarly work on the conflict between th e Native Americans and the white man. Fine Condition. Yale University Press, 1965. First edition. $125.