First Printing, First Edition. The fifteenth in the 65-volume Rivers of America series details the rich history of the people who lived in the vicinity of the Kentucky River, including Daniel Boone and many others. With a map of the river drainage near the front of the volume, plus black and white double-page illustrations and in color at endpapers by John A. Spelman III. The series was created by Constance Lindsay Skinner. This entry in the series edited by Stephen Vincent Benét and Carl Carmer. --- In full green cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling on black spine block and on spine; green topstain. Publisher's FR device to copyright page. Jacket with b&w Spelman illustration on cover. --- With discreet bookseller label to rear paste-down and a hint of yellowing to leaves; otherwise a clean, bright, unmarked copy. Dust jacket with sizeable chunk missing at head of spine, lightly discolored spine and small chips & tears to edges, bears original $2.50 flap price and in removable archival mylar protector.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; x, 431 pages. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Kentucky (The Rivers of America series)
Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart, Incorporated
Publication Date: 1942
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Farrar & Rinehart, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1942. hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Illustrated by Spelman, John A. (illustrator). 1st Edition. 431 pp; Part of the Rivers of America Series. 1st ed with publishers colophone on copyright page. Just a touch of toning on the spine. Slightly cocked, a very nice tight clean and attractive book; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. Seller Inventory # 85594