Join us June 2–June 4, 2022 for our second virtual antiquarian book fair!
Preregister now for Biblio.live and get $10 to use at the fair.
Skip to content

Biblio logo: Used, Rare and Collectible Books for Sale

Cruise of the "Little Nan"; Five Hundred Miles Down the Mississippi River by  Ben C Wilkins - Second Edition - 1886 - from Lonesome Water Books (SKU: 10165)

Cruise of the "Little Nan"; Five Hundred Miles Down the Mississippi River

Click for full-size.

Cruise of the "Little Nan"; Five Hundred Miles Down the Mississippi River

by Wilkins, Ben C

  • Used
  • very good
Condition
Very good
Seller
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Sisters, Oregon
Item Price
$4,500.00
Or just $4,475.00 with a
Bibliophiles Club Membership
$4.50 Shipping to USA
Standard delivery: 7 to 14 days

More Shipping Options
Ask Seller a Question

Payment Methods Accepted

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Paypal

About This Item

Huron, Dakota: Huronite publishing house, 1886. Second Edition. Very good. 12mo, 88, [1] pages. original pictorial wrappers, portrait and plates. -- Light wear to tips of the spine, corners bumped (bottom lightly, top corner has a diagonal crease), corners of pages themselves (top lightly bumped, bottom hardly at all). Internally clean and tight. A few pages with small foxed spots to the extremities. --- Overall condition for this fragile & rare book. "Not in Allen's Dakota Imprints. Wilkins had an adventurous time after leaving Fort Snelling. He gives some interesting anecdotes of the Sioux Uprising and the mass hanging of the thirty-eight Sioux at Mankato".-rarebookhub: Rare Book Transaction History, one listing found in a dealers catalog @$125.00; source year 1953.

Reviews

Review this book and you’ll be entered for a chance to win !

(Log in or Create an Account first!)

You’re rating the book as a work, not the seller or the specific copy you purchased!

Details

Bookseller
Lonesome Water Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
10165
Title
Cruise of the "Little Nan"; Five Hundred Miles Down the Mississippi River
Author
Wilkins, Ben C
Book condition
Used - Very good
Quantity-available
1
Edition
Second Edition
Publisher
Huronite publishing house
Place of Publication
Huron, Dakota
Date Published
1886
Keywords
Antiquarian Books, Nonfiction, Western Americana, Dakotas, Native Americans, Sioux, Mississippi River, Mississippi River Valley, Travel, Fort Snelling
Bookseller catalogs
Western Americana;

Terms of Sale

Lonesome Water Books

We accept: Most Credit Cards, Paypal. Payment in U.S. Currency Only. If you would like to order direct call 541-719-8216. 11am-5pm Pacific Time. Returnable for any reason within 14 days of receipt.

About the Seller

Lonesome Water Books

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Biblio.com member since 2003
Sisters, Oregon
Ask Seller a Question

About Lonesome Water Books

We are a brick and mortar store located in Beautiful Sisters, Oregon. We have a stock of approximately 10,000 books, 80 percent of which are hardbound. We also carry old prints (decorative and original) and maps.

Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback. Also... [More]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
foxed
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process... [More]
wrappers
The paper covering on the outside of a paperback. Also see the entry for pictorial wraps, color illustrated coverings for... [More]

This Book’s Categories

tracking-