Howe's Historical Collections of Ohio in Two Volumes: Howe, Henry Howe's Historical Collections of Ohio in Two Volumes: Howe, Henry Howe's Historical Collections of Ohio in Two Volumes: Howe, Henry

Howe's Historical Collections of Ohio in Two Volumes

Howe, Henry

Published by State of Ohio, Columbus, Ohio, 1900
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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It's been a while since I've had a set of Howe's Historical Collections, a two volume set which is an Ohio classic. This one was published in 1900, which makes it an early printing, but not a first edition. As are many, this set is rebound in (brown) cloth with gilt printing to spines. The text is very clean with no marks or writing. Page edges are likewise clean, though toned and with a small odd stain on the bottom edge in the same place (see photo). Set includes the geography and geology of Ohio; mines and mining; public lands; and more, plus an historical look at each county in the state and its pioneers. Very useful for geneaology. 992 pages and Illustrated throughout. Henry Howe's history also inspired Pulitzer prize-winning author, Conrad Richter's trilogy. Bookseller Inventory # 28107

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Title: Howe's Historical Collections of Ohio in Two...

Publisher: State of Ohio, Columbus, Ohio

Publication Date: 1900

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No DJ

Edition: Early Printing.

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Garrison House Books has maintained an on-line presence since 1997. We are a general interest used, rare, and out-of-print bookstore based in the quaint Victorian town of Medina, Ohio. American history, children's books and ephemera (the history of the people) intrigue us most, but we buy and maintain books in all categories. We are Tess and Eric Kindig, married forever, and passionate about books, bookselling and readers. Tess has been a newspaper reporter, magazine writer, and public relations director, and is still a working author with 13 published books to her credit. Eric owns Log Cabin Inc. in Lodi, Ohio, an 8,000-plus square foot retail establishment specializing in historical books and reenactment accoutrements. In addition to his remarkable ability to schlep large piles of books from hither to yon, Eric brings over 30 years of retail experience to this endeavor! Also, joining our staff are our beloved bookshop kitties -- Miss Lil and Mickey. The former provides gentility and elan, and the latter (who is basically a street thug) provides comic relief. We believe that books are treasures, not commodities, and that readers are individuals, not numbers. Our greatest joy is in getting to know you and serving you with grace and good humor. We appreciate your business very much!

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