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John Sutter and a Wider West

John Sutter and a Wider West

Condition: Slight spotting of top edges, else fine/pictorial dust jacket (some rubbing)


Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, (1994). First edition. tan cloth with green lettering. Slight spotting of top edges, else fine/pictorial dust jacket (some rubbing). Octavo. Frontispiece illustration “This volume begins with Sutter’s own account of his American experience. Five leading historians then consider particular aspects of his activities: entrepreneur, management, relationships, developer, and prototype for failure.” -from the dust jacket.
  • Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 32625
  • Title: John Sutter and a Wider West
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  • Format/binding: Tan cloth with green lettering
  • Book condition: Used - Slight spotting of top edges, else fine
  • Jacket condition: pictorial dust jacket (some rubbing)
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
  • Place: Lincoln
  • Date published: (1994)
  • Keywords: John Sutter, Settlers, Nineteenth Century California, Lumber Industry, Gold Rush, Native Americans, Pioneer Life, Nineteenth Century Sacramento, Californiana, Western Americana, Diaries, Critical Essays, AmInB
  • Bookseller catalogs: Californiana;
  • Size: Octavo


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