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Land of the Long Horizons

by Havighurst, Walter

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New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1960. First Edition. First printing Fine in decorated, ivory colored cloth boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and a gilt decoration on the front board. In a very good dust jacket with rubbing, creasing and short closed tears at the upper edge of the spine area and rubbing to the fold to the spine from the rear panel. One of the volumes in the American Vista Series which describes the 300 year drama of the finding and developing of the Mid-West. Told with selections from narritives from the people who lived it

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