LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF A QUAKER AMONG THE INDIANS.
Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1875. xii, 349 pp. (plus 14 pp. of publisher's ads). 8 engraved plates from photographs by frontier photographer Will Soule. Pictorial cloth. Near fine copy. Later printing, with former owner's inscription on fly, dated Christmas 1904. Battey worked as a school teacher among the Caddoes and Kiowas in Indian Territory in the early 1870s, also spending time with the Apaches, Comanches, Pawnees, Wichitas and other tribes. A sensitive account with much information on tribal practices. GRAFF 208. RADER 298.
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