THE LITTLE OSAGE CAPTIVE, AN AUTHENTIC NARRATIVE.
Boston: Samuel T. Armstrong, and Crocker & Brewster, New York, 1822. First edition. 16mo., 108 pp., engraved frontispiece and another engraved plate. Text shows scattered foxing and dampstaining; contemporary signature of "MaryAnn D Parker". Publisher's leather-backed paper over boards, titled in gilt on the spine. The binding is moderately rubbed and stained. A very good copy. Item #50747
Howes C - 776; Ayer Collection 54; Eberstadt 122: 78 " A popular southern captivity. The Little Osage Captive - Lydia Carter - was rescued by the missionaries from the Cherokee. One of the copper-plates depicts the Brainard Mission."