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Hardcover, no DJ. Ruth Hill, 1934, first edition. In good condition. Book has minor to moderate bumping to corners and spine ends, minor rub-throughs on corners, slight slant to the spine, minor soiling of covers and edges, previous owner markings on front end paper, both hinges are beginning to separate, text and illustrations are good. Has mylar cover and protective slipcase. The story of "Old Neutriment" (John Burkman), once a young soldier assigned to George Armstrong Custer, to care for his horses and dogs which Custer always kept with him. Burkman was one of the last to see Custer alive. Although Burkman could not himself, read nor write, he kept up a continuous correspondence with Elizabeth Bacon "Libby" Custer until the time of his death. This book includes an original clipping from a Billings Montana newspaper which talks about the book and the author.