Cambridge: Printed for private distribution at the Riverside Press, 1872.
First edition, one of 212 copies. Portrait photograph frontispiece. [iv], 221 pp., [1, blank], [1, index]. 1 vols. 8vo. Modern brown morocco over bevelled boards in period style, a.e.g., preserving presentation label from the author. Blind stamp to title page, withdrawal stamp at foot of presentation. Very good plus Heller 1:394; Streeter 4098; Howes A-126, "aa"; Graff 35. Item #313448
Streeter’s copy had a list of the 212 recipients, and a note that “Tucker had been given the ‘Ordre de St. Stanislaus de 2d Classe’.
Pages 152-178 contain a description of the ‘great buffalo hunt’ the Grand Duke was treated to, with Buffalo Bill as his guide and General Custer, General Phil Sheridan, and Sioux Chief Spotted Tail as his hosts.”
With a loosely inserted printed bifolium announcement for a social event for the Grand Duke in Boston, 1871.
Price: $15,000.00 Free International Delivery