The Melvin J. Nichols Collection of Custeriana, Army in the West & Indians, with a few selections from stock. Catalog 23.
by Reese, W.S., compil.
The Frontier America Corporation,
106pp, illus. Simulated leather hard covers, near fine in slipcase. Limited to 100 copies. This a limited, hardbound edition of a catalogue of books and ephemera offered for sale in 1975 by the late Fred White, Jr. The Nichols collection was primarily a "Custer" collection, supplemented by a few other books on the clashes between Indians and the Army in the American West. The catalogue was compiled by Bill Reese and has an introduction by noted Custer scholar John M. Carroll. In the Introduction Carroll calls the collection "stunning." There are more than 1,000 items listed, many with annotations. A useful reference of Custer or Indian war material. Limited to only 100 copies, this edition is signed by Reese, Carroll, White, and the catalogue’s designer, Michael J. Koury of the Old Army Press. Also available is the trade edition.
Book Id: 17548