Full title: "Life of Black Hawk, or Ma-Ka-Tai-Me-She-Kia-Kiak, Embracing the Tradition of His Nation - Indian Wars in Which He Has Been Engaged - Cause of Joining the British in Their Late War With America, etc," dictated by himself, edited by J.B. Patterson of Rock Island, IL. London: Richard James Kennett, 1839, 12mo. Textured red leather with gold decorated boards and spine, black leather title and publisher panels to spine. 177 pp., plus four pages advertisements. Marbled endpapers, gilted top edge.
Red penciled notations throughout, some repairs, preliminary page v reinforced and tabbed in. Binding strong, average - good condition.