Long Lance

New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, 1928.

Price: $150.00

First edition. Octavo. 278pp. Decorated rust cloth. Illustrated from photographs, frontispiece portrait. Foreword by Irvin S. Cobb. Jacket art by F.E. Warren. Near fine with the spine ends and corners bumped in a good only dustwrapper with extremities chipped and worn. One of the Twentieth Century American literature's great hucksters, Long Lance was actually Sylvester Long from Winston-Salem, North Carolina, born with Indian, Caucasian, and African-American blood. He passed himself off for years as the Blackfoot chief presented in this "autobiography."

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Long Lance. Sylvester LONG, Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance.