The Prairie Traveler A Handbook for Overland Expeditions 1859: Marcy, Randolph B.

The Prairie Traveler A Handbook for Overland Expeditions 1859

Marcy, Randolph B.

Published by West Virginia Pulp & Paper, 1961
Condition: As New Hardcover
From The Ridge Books (Calhoun, GA, U.S.A.)

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Beautiful limited edition, bound in Clear Spring Golden Envelope Kraft (a Westvaco Paper) and black calfskin with gilt decorations and titles. The book has a bookplated showing who the book was presented by, most likely a Westvaco employee. The slipcase has only minor shelf wear. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 220 pages; It is one of a continuing series of limited edition books published at Christmas by West Virginia Pulp and Paper (now MeadWestvaco) Marcy was a US Army Captain authorized by the War Department to write a guide "for the tenderfoot traveler undertaking overland treks through the untamed west." Published in 1859, it remained in print for 40 years. Bookseller Inventory # 10514

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Title: The Prairie Traveler A Handbook for Overland...

Publisher: West Virginia Pulp & Paper

Publication Date: 1961

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

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