Mostly Alkali [19th Century Frontier Military History]
Caldwell, Idaho: The Claxton Publishers Ltd., 1953. First Edition, First Printing. Fine Hardcover in a Fine Dust Jacket.
A biography of General Stephen Perry Jocelyn who served on the western fronter. Derived mainly from his journals and letters details are given of the the Modic War; the Nex Perce War and the Bannack Indian war.
During his 44 years of Frontier army service in Kansas, Oklahoma, Arizona, Alaska, Utah, Wyoming, the general visited or served nearly every post. The author of the same name is the general's grandson.
Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. No flaws to note but text has evenly toned as expected. 8vo; 23cm; 9 inches tall. 436 pages with appendix and index. Map endpages. Illustrated from photographs, maps and drawings. Includes large 19" fold out photograph of Stites, Idaho.
Fine / Fine. Item #009503