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Dyer, Mrs. D.B. [Ida M. Casey] (1864-1921) Fort Reno, or Picturesque Cheyenne and Arrapahoe Army Life, Before the Opening of Oklahoma t

Auction:
2891T
Lot:
1156
Sold for:
$308$250

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2891T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 18, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Dyer, Mrs. D.B. [Ida M. Casey] (1864-1921) Fort Reno, or Picturesque Cheyenne and Arrapahoe Army Life, Before the Opening of Oklahoma the Dedicatee and Author's Father's Copy. New York: Dillingham, 1896. Octavo, rubber stamp of Dr. Newton R. Casey (b. 1826) on ffep, illustrated, bound in publisher's blue cloth, worn, 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.
The author was divorced from her husband a year after the publication date of this title. Apparently, he was offended at her portrayal of him in these pages, and sought to destroy copies he could find. The dedicatee, Dr. Newton R. Casey was a physician, and member of the Illinois House of Representatives.
Estimate $300-500


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Ida M. Casey, Casey, Newton R. Casey

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