New York: Dodd, Mead, 1948. Paul Brown. First and only U.S. edition. Hardcover. 230p, many line ills. by Paul Brown (chapter heads and double-page spreads). also music for trumpet calls. No jacket. Very good. Item #30235
Young adult novel about a young trumpeter and one of General Custer's staghounds at the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Based on Elizabeth Custer's writings and other historical sources. Treatment of the Native Americans is not politically correct. More uncommon than some of Downey's other cavalry novels. Can be sent outside the US for less than the default shipping rate.