Beyond the Mississippi From the Great River to the Great Ocean. Life and Adventure on the Plains, Mountains, and the Pacific Coast

Richardson, Albert D

Published by American Publishing Company, 1867
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Mylar protected. No DJ. Bright, brick red, embossed cloth boards w/ gilt titling and graphics on cover and spine. Given age, boards very lightly worn (mostly corners) and gilt very lightly rubbed. Square binding w/ square corners, lightly rounded. Brick red paste down incl's prev owner's sticker (an Assayer) and small pencil note on facing p, ffep incl's former penciled price, sm tear at margin of frontis, yr of author's birth/death penciled on Title P, bep facing p 572 incl's interesting penciled narrative about the authors tragic death and the validity of his prophecies, dated 1872, sporadic light foxing/smudges on age-toned pages w/ dusted ends throughout. 572 pps, 2 p map, frontis, publ date incl on Title Page and verso, b/w illu's & photos. Well preserved copy of the author's second book which is considered a prophetic and unusually well written description of the western territories in the 1860s. The author was one of the best known reporters of the Guilded age who died at age 36 at the hands of a jealous husband. . Dobie p 52, Rader 2782, Smith 8643, Dary 113, Sabin 70980, Wheat 5: map 1172. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Beyond the Mississippi From the Great River ...
Publisher: American Publishing Company
Publication Date: 1867
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition

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Richardson, Albert D
Published by American Publishing Company, Hartford, CT (1867)
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Book Description American Publishing Company, Hartford, CT, 1867. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Brick red, embossed cloth boards w/ gilt titling in graphic on cover and spine / No DJ as issued. Given age, boards lightly rubbed/soiled/worn (mostly light fraying to corners and t&b spine and wrinkling to spine). Binding square, fr hinge cracked but strong, bk hinge beginning. Publ's announcement tipped-in to fep, light foxing to brown paste-down at bk, fr paste-down adhered to cover otherwise, text block clean and unmarked throughout on age-toned pages w/ lightly aged/dusted ends w/o apparent foxing to internals. 572 pps, 2-pg map, frontis, publ date on Title Pg matches verso, b/w illu's & photos. Well preserved copy of the author's second book which is considered a prophetic and unusually well written description of the western territories in the 1860s. The author was one of the best known reporters of the Guilded Age who died at age 36 at the hands of a jealous husband. . Dobie p 52, Rader 2782, Smith 8643, Dary 113, Sabin 70980, Wheat 5: map 1172, Wagner-Camp 369 mention. Seller Inventory # 000550

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