Thirty Years in Topeka a Historical Sketch: Giles, Frye W.

Thirty Years in Topeka a Historical Sketch

Giles, Frye W.

Published by Geo. W. Crane & Co. Publishers, Topeka, KS, 1886
Condition: VG Hardcover
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The book is a 3/4 leather hard back with gilt title on spine. The book has been rebound with new leather spine and new leather corners while maintaining the original marbled boards. The interior of the book is clean and tight. The title page has been laminated to retain its integrety. 412-page history of Topeka by the first treasurer, first postmaster and first banker of Topeka. In a pocket at the back of the book are bound clippings on additional events in the history of Topeka. One clipping relates Zebulon Pike's first excursion into what is now Kansas in July 1806. Another clipping relates Cyrus K. Holliday's arrival in 1854 to begin to build up the town and bring the railroad to the area - The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe. HOWES reports that only 100 copies of this first edition were printed. Bookseller Inventory # 006036

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Title: Thirty Years in Topeka a Historical Sketch

Publisher: Geo. W. Crane & Co. Publishers, Topeka, KS

Publication Date: 1886

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: VG

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued

Edition: First Edition

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