Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1947. 1st. Hardcover. First Edition, Limited to 265 numbered copies, SIGNED by the author. 483 pp. Illustrations after paintings by Alfred Jacob Miller, Charles Bodmer and George Catlin (many in color). Red cloth with morocco spine label and front and rear boards stamped in gilt, top edge gilt, illustrated map endpapers in uncommon publisher's acetate dustjacket. Slight age toning to slipcase else a fine copy. Item #6823
With an Account of the Discovery of the Miller Collection by Mae Reed Porter.' Red cloth with morocco spine label and front and rear boards stamped in gilt, top edge gilt. The second volume in a trilogy that includes The Year of Decision and The Course of Empire. A classic, of course, and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for History in 1948.