473 pages.The book is a biography of the pioneer missionary. First edition (first printing). A very good copy in a good dust jacket. Book with mild edge and corner wear. Dust jacket torn apart at center of spine with small chips and edge wear. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Marcus Whitman, M.D: Pioneer and Martyr
Publisher: Caxton Printers Ltd.
Publication Date: 1937
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Caxton Press, 1937. Hardcover. Book Condition: very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition / First Printing. Inscribed by Gordon Gipson, publisher of Caxton, thus: "For Elizabeth G. Owen with every good wish from the publishers Caldwell Idaho Nov. 4 1948 6 days after the Republican victory dinner!" A nice copy; dustjacket has a couple of small chips -- now in protective mylar cover. Signed by the Publisher. Bookseller Inventory # 014203
Book Description Caxton Printers. Book Condition: Used - Very Good. 1937. Cloth, dj, octavo, 473 pp. Some scuffing and chipping to dj. Cloth bright. Previous owner's signature to ffep. Overall, very good. Bookseller Inventory # S53356
Book Description The Caxton Printers, LTD., Caldwell, Idaho. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. First Edition. Not one of the limited editions. Signed and inscribed by the author at the half title page, "To Charles Hulac,/ May you find in reading this story some of the pleasure I had in writing it./ Sincerely, C. M. Drury/ San Anselmo, Calif./ Feb 11. 1941". Blue textured clothbound boards, with an image of Whitman in gilt at the front, and the titles in gilt at the spine. The boards are lightly shelf worn, rubbed at the corners and edges, the sides of the text block are toned, and there is a slight crease at the first few pages, otherwise the boards are unmarked, and the pages are clean and without tears, the text is unmarked, and the book is tightly bound and in good condition. (G/No Jacket.) 473pp. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 23656
Book Description The Caxton Printers, Caldwell ID, 1937. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Poor. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Blue cloth. Map endpapers. Illustrated. Bibliography and index. Prior owner inscription. Cover is worn on edges. Jacket is worn and chipped and jacket spine is faded. Bookseller Inventory # 054324
Book Description Caxton, UK, 1937. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Signed Limited Edition. Size: 170 x 240 mm. 464 pages. Item Type: Book. Limited edition no. 437 of 500, hand-signed by the author. A generally very well-preserved, copy, clean and clear throughout apart from some very light toning towards page edges, and a previous owner's inscription neatly in ink to front endpaper. Covers are firm and secure, but bear some light shelf wear along edges, mostly to ends of spine. Dust Jacket bears some creasing and rubbing, and some small tears and chips along the top edge, but remains presentable, and is protected with a plastic sleeve. Why on Amazon do most sellers not describe their actual book? Buy with confidence, support a genuine Independent Bricks & Mortar Real Bookshop and help keep Britain's High Streets interesting places to shop. We are Maynard & Bradley CAMBO & PBFA members here in Leicester City Centre. 0116 253 2712 Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Exploration; Britain/UK; 1930s; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 03531. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Bookseller Inventory # 03531
Book Description The Caxton Publishers, Ltd., Caldwell, ID, 1937. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good+. No Jacket. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Limited edition, #238 of 500 signed copies. 473pp. Frontispiece, Biblio., Index, Appendices, map endpapers. Photographs of primary sources. Blue grained cloth, gilt lettering and cover illustration. In acetate wrap. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 015740
Book Description The Caxton Printers, Ltd, Caldwell, Idaho, 1937. 473, [1 (blank)] pp. Illustrated. 8vo. "Marcus Whitman an American physician and Oregon missionary in the Oregon Country. Along with his wife Narcissa Whitman he started a mission in what is now southeastern Washington state in 1836, which would later become a stop along the Oregon Trail. Whitman would later lead the first large party of wagon trains along the Oregon Trail, establishing it as a viable route for the thousands of emigrants who used the trail in the following decade." [Wiki]. Very light extremity wear. Prior owner signature. Tape shadows to rfep. A VG+ copy. Blue buckram cloth binding with gold stamping. Map eps 1st edition. #80 / 500 cc. SIGNED by the author. Bookseller Inventory # 33638
Book Description Caxton Printers, Caldwell ID, 1937. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. closed tear dj * blue cloth * map endpages * 473pp * illustrations * secure packaging * expedient shipping. Bookseller Inventory # 1098
Book Description Caldwell, Idaho: Caxton Printers, c.1937., 1937. 6 1/4 x 9 1/4". 6 1/4 x 9 1/4". 473 pgs; 1st. ed; signed by author; limited edition of 500, of which this cy. is No. 150; Index; Bibliography; h.b.; d.j. Appendices; Frontispiece: Statue of Whitman on Witherspoon Building, Philadelphia, Pennsyslvania; mapped, pictorial endpapers; illustrated with over twenty plates, including historic photographs & b&w sketches; facsimiles of Whitman's medical license; the Record of Whitman's Graduation Thesis; Whitman's Commission From the American Board; etc.; Whitman's life & contributions to the history of the Pacific Northwest remain controversial; he and his wife Narcissa Whitman remain, for some, most romantic figures, great pioneering spirits; for others they were tragic misfits in a land not suited to them or their missionary efforts; the Whitman's have long been acclaimed idealistically in Northwest History but others challenge this portrayal and indicate that the Whitmans' lives emerge as tragedy rather than triumph, although Drury presents Whitman as a significant figure in the national sense & his biography clarifies whole new or heretofore untold segments of Whitman's life; d.j. is sunned/faded along spine, edges chipped with other minor blemishes; blue stamped & textured cloth boards and spine are gilt decorated & lettered; overall cond. is v. good, except jacket which is fair. Bookseller Inventory # 2015
Book Description The Caxton Printers, Ltd.,, Caldwell, 1937. Book Condition: A near fine copy. First edition.. 8vo. Not only is this a biography of Marcus and Narcissa Whitman, it is also a history of the Oregon Mission of the American Board as well as a source book for the history of the Old Oregon country during the mission period, 1835-47. Pp. 473. Illus.; appendices, biblio., index. Hard cover, blue cloth in dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 24943