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Boards: green cloth, gilt titles, edgewear,; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 527 pages Fair bumped, rubbed. Text: front hinge starting, back end-papers stained, foxed. N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : Woman on the American Frontier A Valuble and...
Éditeur : S. S. Scranton & Co.
Date d'édition : 1881
Reliure : Hardcover
Description du livre S. S. Scranton & Co., 1881. Very Good-; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 527 pages, bound in green cloth; gilt stamped design; bevelled edges. Illustrated with 16 engravings. Shallow fraying at ends of spine, corner tips. Binding quite firm; hinges sound. Light scuffing on cover. Foxing on tissue guard and two preliminary pages; otherwise pages quite clean, bright. Previous owner's name written on blank flypage dated 1872, which is inconsistent with the date of publication (1881). A sampling of contents includes: Woman as Pioneer, Face to Face with the Indians, Mrs. Manning's Home in Montana, Female Emigrants on the Plains, Woman's Work in Floods and Storms, the Pioneer Army, Lost in a Snowstorm, A Legend of the Connecticut, Early Pioneers -- Women's Adventures and Heroism, Voyaging up the Kennebec, Sleeping in a Birch Bark Canoe, On the Indian Trail, Seige of Bryant's Station, Widows of Innis Station, Captive Scouts -- Heroines of the Mohawk Valley, Patriot Women of the Revolution, Women in the Army, Women as Missionary to the Indian, Women as Educator on the Frontier, and so much more. N° de réf. du libraire 29250