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Home Below Hell's Canyon by  Grace Jordan - Hardcover - Signed - 1954 - from Grimalkin Books (SKU: 001943)

Home Below Hell's Canyon

Home Below Hell's Canyon by  Grace Jordan - Hardcover - Signed - 1954 - from Grimalkin Books (SKU: 001943)

Home Below Hell's Canyon

by Jordan, Grace

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  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
Condition
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New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1954. This incredible Depression-era story concerns the Jordan family's hope for survival by moving to the gorge of Idaho's Snake River known as Hell's Canyon to raise sheep starting in 1932. This modern-day pioneer story of a large family's hardship, adventure, and survival is inspirational. The author has signed the Title Page of this Third Printing, "Sincerely, Grace Jordan." The book is bound in black cloth with die-stamped gilt spine titles. The binding is tight and secure, and the pages are clean and bright throughout. The book includes end-paper maps and a frontis photograph of Snake River. The book measures 8 1/4 by 5 3/4 inches and includes 243 pages.. Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Bookseller
Grimalkin Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
001943
Title
Home Below Hell&#39;s Canyon
Author
Jordan, Grace
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good+
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Thomas Y. Crowell
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1954
Keywords
Pioneers, Autobiography, Idaho History, the Depression, Snake River
Bookseller catalogs
General Non-Fiction; American History; Biography and Autobiography;

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Grimalkin Books

Grimalkin Books is located in Steelton, Pennsylvania, the first town south of Harrisburg. We specialize in older, unusual books and sets, often literary, artistic, or historical. "Grimalkin" is old English for an old gray cat, mainly because the owner, Bob Amsel, is a cat lover. All books subject to prior sale. Payment must be received within 10 days of the order or item will be returned to stock. We accept money orders, bank checks, personal checks (allow time to clear), PayPal or MasterCard/Visa through Biblio's credit card processing service. International orders must be paid in US dollars and can be paid via PayPal, credit card (through ABE), or International Postal Money Order. Your purchase will be carefully packaged to protect it during shipping. Books may not be returned just because the buyer has changed his mind. Only books with actual defects that were not mentioned by the seller in the listing may be returned. Please insure returns for their full value.

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gilt
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