The Valley And The Shadow: / Comprising The / Experiences Of A Blind Ex-Editor / A Literary Biography, Humorous Autobiographical Sketches / A Chapter on Iowa Journalism / and / Sketches of the West and Western Men

Dixon, J.M.

Edité par Russell Bros; NY; 1868/1868, 1868
Etat : Very Good Couverture rigide
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; 336 pp.; ; VG+; _____ The author was editor of the Iowa State Register, before being stricken blind. _____ Throughout, he offers reports on various treatments and potions he endured in an effort to delay the progress of his affliction._____ Chapters include a thorough exposition on newspapers and their respective editors throughout the state._____ One covers leading citizens of Des Moines, another does the same for the rest of Iowa._____ Subsequent chapters detailing mis-adventures with insulted readers, bad writers and general hawkeye-fools, disguising the targets under pseudonyms._____ Inscribed by "Mr & Mrs. J.M. Dixon" to General Nathaniel B. Baker. _____ Part of the biography of Gen. Baker on page 100 has been crossed out and corrected in the margin, presumably by either Dixon or Baker. _____ The covers are spine faded and have light edge wear . _____ There is a minor stain to the front free endpaper_____ Soliday=III-161. [kwA_ (Ia) / iowa ia ia. des moine ames cedar rapids Sioux City Mason City hawkeye hawkeyes oskaloosa ottumwa / ]. N° de réf. du libraire 17949

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Titre : The Valley And The Shadow: / Comprising The ...

Éditeur : Russell Bros; NY; 1868/1868

Date d'édition : 1868

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre :Very Good

Signé : Signed by Author(s)

Edition : 1st Edition

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