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Adirondack Tales (Five Volume Set) by  William Henry Harrison  W. H. H. ; Murray - First Edition - 1898 - from Old Saratoga Books (SKU: 34589)

Adirondack Tales (Five Volume Set)

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Adirondack Tales (Five Volume Set)

by Murray, W. H. H. ; Murray, William Henry Harrison

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Springfield, MA: Self Published. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, corners rounded, owner . signature in two volumes. Some uncut pages.. 1898. First Edition. Hardcover. [Springfield, MA: Springfield Printing and Binding Company], 1897-98. In five volumes uniformly bound in burgundy cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spines. First four volumes have same photograph portrait of the author. Vol. I: The Story of The Man Who Didn't Know Much; Vol. II: The Story of the Man Who Missed It, The Story That the Keg Told Me, and Who Were They?; Vol. III: Mamelons and Ungava, with Supplementary Notes; Vol. IV: Stories of Description and Humor; Vol. V: Sermons, Lectures and Addresses. A compilation of "Adirondack Murray's" writings, covering both his fictional tales set in the Adirondacks and Labrador Peninsula, some favorite sermons from his years as a Congregationalist minister in Massachusetts and Connecticut, and stories featuring "John Norton the Trapper". Murray's writings helped popularize the Adirondacks as a health and vacation destination. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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Bookseller
Old Saratoga Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
34589
Title
Adirondack Tales (Five Volume Set)
Author
Murray, W. H. H. ; Murray, William Henry Harrison
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, corners rounded, owner signature in two volumes. Some uncut pages.
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Self Published
Place of Publication
Springfield, MA
Date Published
1898
Keywords
ADIRONDACKS Fiction
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Fiction;
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Old Saratoga Books owners Dan and Rachel Jagareski have been selling books since 1996. After running an open shop for twenty years in the historic village of Schuylerville we now sell books online and at book fairs. We are members of the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA). Our specialties include books about history, science, cooking, children's books, and the arts. Rachel is a graduate of the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar and has attended Rare Book School in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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