5 1/4" x 7 1/4". 345 pp. Maroon color buckram with gold printing. Hard to imagine a book this old surviving in this lovely condition. Very fine with the slightly cream color paper of old books. Bottom of the spine very slightly turned from sitting on the shelf. Opening of the Indian Territory. Indians, Apaches, New Mexico, Quannah Parker, gamblers, grafters, Corpus Christi, gulf of Mexico, clear on over to Oregon and California and back again. A wonderful trvel made at an incredible time in our country's history. Many photographs. Signed and inscribed to his "Texas Daddy", an association copy. Nice picture of Geronimo, "the human tiger". No end of good material. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Honest Farmer from Arkansaw on a Lark ...
Publisher: Burt J. Milam
Publication Date: 1905
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: 1st Edition
Book Description Self Published?, Jacksonville, FL, 1905. Hardcover. Condition: VG. First Edition. Book is bound in maroon cloth-covered boards with bright gilt title on front and spine. Light edgewear, clean and tight interior. 344p., black and white photos. Milam's 1901 adventures as he travels from Lufkin, Texas, to Duncan, Indian Terriroty, and on to Fort Sill to register for homestead land - as told in a series of letters written to his wife back in Texas. His wanderings in the area around Fort Sill, Lawton, and Comanche County. Writings of his 1904 trip by rail to Corpus Christi, Texas, and 1905 trip from Jacksonville, Florida, to Luflin and on to Oregon for the Lewis and Clark Exposition in Portland. Travels in the northwest and his return home by way of San Francisco, Los Angeles, Phoenix and San Antonio. Milam - a gregarious and curious man who shares his adventures in an entertaining manner. Rare first-hand account of 1901 Indian Territory. Seller Inventory # 005633