By Thomas L. McKenney and James Hall, with plates after portraits by Charles Bird King
Important edition of the monumental visual record of Native American leaders, including an extensive account of the original 1836-44 folio edition, biography of the original authors, and the infamous Smithsonian fire — all new to this edition.
First edition of the first known book-length Japanese American autobiography, chronicling the author's "wandering life" to the United States, including his education at the Hampton Institute, Howard University, and Yale.
First printing of the collected papers from the 1995 John Keats Bicentennial Conference, inscribed by editor Ronald Sharp to poet Stanley Plumly (author of the later POSTHUMOUS KEATS), with Plumly's own annotations.
First edition of the first volume of Twain's autobiography, assembled by the Mark Twain Project of The Bancroft Library and first published on the 100th anniversary of the author's death in accordance with his wishes.