Summer Auction 2019 Sale 76
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 7/31/2019
(1842 - 1933) American author, wife of George Armstrong Custer (1839-1876) Union brigadier general killed at the Battle of Little Big Horn. Her signed book "Boots and Saddles" (New York: Harper & Brothers), 1885. Probable first edition, 312pp. 8vo. in brown cloth with gilt titles. Front flyleaf inscribed: "Motto on General Custer's Spanish sword 'Do not draw me without cause Do not sheathe me without honor.' Elizabeth B. Custer 1927". Book bears damage including heavily worn covers, broken at gutters, and damp staining. Signed page is disbound with marginal stains but it remains quite acceptable. Estimated accordingly.
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final Bid: $700.00
Estimate: $200 - $300
Auction closed on Wednesday, July 31, 2019.
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