The Last Captive. [Author’s Copy]
“The Lives of Herman Lehmann, Who Was Taken by the Indians…”
The author’s copy with his bookplate that was designed by Harold Dow Bugbee. Loosely inserted is a large broadsheet advertising the book’s publication; a publisher’s catalog and an illustrated flyer for an unrelated book also published by the Encino Press.
Full-title: “The Lives of Herman Lehmann, Who Was Taken by the Indians as a Boy From His Texas Home & Adopted by Them; His Career as an Authentic Wild Warrior With the Apache & Comanche Tribes; His Subsequent Restoration to the Bosom of His Family & the Difficulties & Confusions Faced in Adjusting His Savage Training to A Civilized Society; His Experiences Carrying Him from the Time of the Scalping Knife To the Very Threshold of Our Atomic Age; Together With Verifying Accounts by Members of His Family and Others Who Shared Some of Those Extraordinary & Historical Events.” See HOTO for further on Lehmann.
Description: The Last Captive. [Author’s Copy]
Austin: The Encino Press, (1972). Large 8vo. xxi, 161 pages. Illustrated. First edition, first printing of the trade edition. Near fine in publisher’s hardcover and dustwrapper.