Robert F. Karolevitz
Title: Bishop Martin Marty: "The Black Robe Lean Chief"
Book Condition: fine
Jacket Condition: fine
Publisher: Yankton, South Dakota Privately Printed 1980
Seller ID: 7383
Bishop Martin Marty: "The Black Robe Lean Chief", Robert F. Karolevitz, Privately Printed, Yankton, South Dakota, 1980, for the Benedictine Sister of Sacred Heart Convent, dust jacket has protective covering in fine/as new condition, blue boards with dark blue lettering on front and along spine, board in fine/as new condition, 154 pages, frontispiece of portrait of the Bishop, jacket flap states..."The story of Martin Marty (1834-1896) is a dramatic saga of a Swiss-born Benedictine monk who left the peaceful, structured life of the monastery to follow in the footsteps of Father Pierre Jean De Smet among the Indians of the vast Dakota Territory...", pages clean in fine/as new condition, numerous historical photographs, dust jacket goes on to state... "engaging story of a great man who had associations with Sitting Bull, Indian Agent James McLaughlin; Mother Katharine Drexel and when South Dakota became a state he was to bear the burdens of controversy, contention and other growing pains of a new diocese"..., book in fine/as new condition