OLD NORTH TRAIL or Life, Legends and Religion of the Blackfeet Indians.

(London: Macmillan and Co., 1910).

FIRST EDITION OF THIS FINE WORK AND FASCINATING ACCOUNT AND AN AUTHOR PRESENTED ASSOCIATION COPY. Tipped to the front endpaper is the author's printed card with "Compliments of the Author" written in his hand. Just below the tipped in card is the signature of O. E. Jennings, dated November 18, 1910. Jennings is mentioned, in grateful acknowledgment, on page viii of the preface. He was the assistant curator of Botany for the Carnegie Institute and is thanked for his identification of the plants and herbs the author had collected.
THE OLD NORTH TRAIL is McClinock’s personal narrative of his time living amongst the Blackfeet tribe. The book was written with a general audience in mind, and covers all aspects of daily life. The author was actually adopted by an elder member, and shared in ceremonies and communal activities. He offers an intimate and in depth look at their customs, religious beliefs, history, and language. The book is profusely illustrated with photographs of native life. Item #29790

First Edition. AN ASSOCIATION COPY WITH THE AUTHOR'S AUTOGRAPH PRESENTATION TIPPED IN. 8 full page colour plates and a profusion of black and white photos throughout, folding map at the end of the book. 8vo, publisher’s original blue cloth lettered and ruled in gilt on the spine, pictorially decorated on the upper cover in gilt, and ruled in blind on both covers, t.e.g. xxvi, 539 pp. An essentially fine copy with only light evidence of age.

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