Presumed first edition (no direct statement provided) INSCRIBED, SIGNED, AND DATED BY THE AUTHOR. Paged as , i-x, 1-238, 238a-238e, , [239-304], 305-316. Hardcover: H 23.5cm x L 15.5cm. No dust jacket (likely as issued). Green cloth lightly rubbed, gilt stamping to front board and spine remains bright. Author's four-line ink inscription dated April 1998 on half-title page. Leaves are otherwise clean and binding is firm. A very good+ copy. With b/w photographs and illustrations, Acknowledgments, Introduction, Family Charts (pages 239-304), and Index. Features nine chapters titled as "Chapter I - Jacob Cook, Sr. (c. 1730-1794): Old World to New;" "Chapter II - Jacob Cook, Jr. (1777-1834): South Carolina Planter;" "Chapter III - Michael Cook (1813 - 1891): Mississippi Patriarch;" "Chapter IV - The Civil War (1861-1865): Service and Sacrifice;" "Chapter V - Michael Cook (1865-1891): Reconstruction and the Final Years;" "Chapter VI - David Leonidus Cook (1848-1926): Principle and Quiet Dignity;" "Chapter VII - Thomas Michael Cook (1881-1976): At Home in Two Worlds;" "Chapter VIII - Wendell Holmes Cook (1912 - 1993): Physician and Soldier;" and "Chapter IX - Wendell Holmes Cook, Jr. (b. 1940): Historian and Lawyer.". Bookseller Inventory #
Title: PASSAGE TO THE PRESENT; THE STORY OF A ...
Publisher: Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, Inc., 1997.
Book Description Gateway Press, Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Presumed First Edition. Inscribed by the author, signed and dated and in addition the author has included a post-it note saying his sister wanted him to have a copy of this book. Full cloth binding with titles on spine and front cover in gilt. Illustrated with photographs, drawings, maps, 65 pages of family tree, index, total of 316 pages. History and genealogy of Cook Family. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 010945