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Publisher: New York:, Crown,, 1955.
Edition: Missouri River Edition.
Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner's name on front free endpage. Dust Jacket, is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has edge-wear and a closed tear lower rear spine. Contains 500 stories and 30 songs. View more info
By: Brake, Hezekiah
Publisher: Topeka, Kansas, Crane & Company, 1896
Edition: First Edition, First Printing.
Born in England in 1814, the author emigrated to America in 1847. He spent some time in Canada and the eastern United States, spent time in Minnesota and New Mexico, and finally settled in Kansas. He tells stories about his time on the trails and working as a drover and rancher. First Edition, First Printing. 12mo; 19.5 cm. 7.5 inches tall. 240 pp. Frontispiece and one other plate. Original red cloth. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning.... View more info
Publisher: Boston:, Estes and Lauriat,, 1894.
Edition: First Edition, Early Printing.
Highlighting the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago with photographs and drawings. Butterworth spoke in the Children’s literary section at the World’s Literacy Congress held at the Art Institute. Ephraim Marlow and his son Manton travel to the 1883 Columbian Exposition and explore the fair as well as Chicago. Ephraim makes the trip to attend the Peace Conference held in conjunction with the fair and Manton, an amateur folklorist attends the folklore con... View more info
By: Hankins, Col.
Publisher: New York:, Hankins & Son,, 1869.
Edition: Second Edition. [First published the prior year.] Second edition is preferred.
Early novel of pioneer travel through the American Northwest; chiefly that of Minnesota. Large folding hand-colored lithographed map by G.W. & C.B. Colton for this book, tipped-in at rear. Often not found. Subtitle: An original, illustrated, historic, and romantic work, presenting a combination of marvelous dreams and wandering fancies, singular events, and strange fatalities, all interwoven with graphic descriptions of the beautiful scenery and wond... View more info
Publisher: Cleveland, The Arthur H. Clark Company,, 1909
Edition: First Edition – First Printing.
George Byron Merrick archives the entire landscape of steamboat life he experienced in the mid-1800s. Beginning as a cabin boy he worked his way up to cub pilot on the mighty Mississippi. Merrick's narrative includes animated stories about gamblers, shipwrecks, and steamboat races with amusing descriptions of river life and steamboat operations. 9.5 inches tall. 323 pages., appendices, index, frontispiece. Illustrated with maps, portraits, period photographs. Top edg... View more info
Publisher: Illinois:, Henderson County Historical,, 1988.<br>
Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>
No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info
By: Zerler, Kathryn
Publisher: St. Joseph, Michigan, St. Joseph Today,, 1991.<br>
Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>
True accounts about people -- from gunslingers to the girl next door -- that will make you laugh and cry. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with retail shelf wear is in new Mylar protective sleeve. View more info
Publisher: New Jersey:, Zephyrus Press, Inc.,, 1975.<br>
Edition: Reprint: 1st Edition Thus.<br>
In February, 1954, under the direction of Joe Lawrence, Jr., the National Speleological Society sent the largest, most highly organized, and best-equipped expedition in the history of American cave exploration into Floyd Collins' Crystal Cave, Kentucky. The Caves Beyond is the official account of that expedition and a classic American caving story. There is no other caving book like it. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info
Publisher: Granite Falls, Minnesota: U.S.A., Ellis Press,, 1981.
Edition: First Edition.
No flaws to unread book. Beautiful wrap-around dust jacket has a hint of handling wear. Now in a protective Mylar sleeve.Weaving a tapestry of lives and landscapes, past and present, earth and water, Norbert Blei celebrates the unique heritage of Door County, Wisconsin, a spectacular peninsula reaching into Lake Michigan. Blei ponders the balance of nature in a place where locals, tourists, and developers vie with the native flora and fauna of forests and lakeshore. View more info