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Charcoal Wagon Boy [signed]

Truchot, Theresa

Published by Binfords & Mort, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A., 1952
Condition: Very Good Minus Hardcover
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133 pages; orange cloth boards with black spine titles, black engraving of a boy driving oxen yoked to a charcoal wagon on front; decorative endpapers featuring hand drawn map of book's sites; signed and inscribed by author in brown ink (hand drawn musical notes, "Happy reading to you, Theresa Truchot") to front free endpaper; multiple full page black & white illustrations throughout; boards somewhat worn/blemished, with some fading to spine, very light markings as of ink to rear board; slightly cocked; spine beginning to separate from back cover at top; endpapers somewhat discolored, possibly from pastedown glue; multiple signatures in ink to title page, none readily identifiable as significant; a very good minus copy; of interest to the collector of Portland-area history, this book is the result of the author's interview of 94-year-old Charles Towt Dickinson (to whom it is dedicated) in the 1940s, from his account of working in the iron industry as a child (the Lake Oswego area being referred to as "the Pittsburgh of the West".). Bookseller Inventory # X00175

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Title: Charcoal Wagon Boy [signed]

Publisher: Binfords & Mort, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1952

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Volswinkler, M.

Book Condition:Very Good Minus

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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