Pawhuska, Oklahoma: Sam McClain, 1955. First edition. painted boards. Near Fine. Lightly toned wraps. Octavo.(5.5 x 7.75) Red printed stapled wraps attached to painted masonite boards with three red rings. Boards shaped in the profile of a native chief's head and painted in red, white, blue and black beaded and feathered head dress. Author's embossed seal present and faintly legible. Two period postcards of native youths "Little Doe" and "Falling Rain" attached front inside board. Unpaginated; 24 leaves of recipes on decorative printed papers, with 4 photographs.
A fine honoring souvenir board book dedicated to the memory of Fred Lookout, Principal Chief of the Osage Tribe of Indians 1955. Written by the current Principle Chief of the Osage Tribe of Indians; Sylvester Tinker. Includes a two page history of the early customs and habits of American Indians followed by nearly 80 traditional campfire recipes for all grain and game known to the Plains Indians. Near Fine. Item #7316