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Looking Back; A Pictorial History of Leavenworth, Fort Leavenworth, and Lansing, Kansas

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Looking Back; A Pictorial History of Leavenworth, Fort Leavenworth, and Lansing, Kansas

by J.H. Johnston III

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
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Leavenworth, KS: Self-Published by Author, 1982 Self-Published by Author, Leavenworth, KS. 1982. Hardcover. Presumed First Edition. Book is tight, square, and unmarked. Book Condition: Near Fine; small coffee stain to fore edge. No DJ. Red grained boards and spine with bright gilt lettering on the spine and front board. 191 pp 4to. A comprehensive look back at the Leavenworth Kansas region from photographic collections. The photographs tell the story of westward expansion and logistically, those who supported them. The reader will see their way of life, their work, their amusement, transportation, where they lived and worked all through the unbiased lens of the camera. A clean very presentable copy.

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Bookseller
Walnut Valley Books/Books by White US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
006914
Title
Looking Back; A Pictorial History of Leavenworth, Fort Leavenworth, and Lansing, Kansas
Author
J.H. Johnston III
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Self-Published by Author
Place of Publication
Leavenworth, KS
Date published
1982
Keywords
Leavenworth Kansas, Fort Leavenworth, Lansing Kansas, American West, Westward expansion, military posts, Indian Wars, Kansas History, coal mining, salt mines, photographic record, Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary, Military Disciplinary Barracks, Lansing
Bookseller catalogs
Kansas Related; Americana;
Size
4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall

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About Walnut Valley Books/Books by White

Our SUMMER SALE is on through May 28, 2021 with 20% discounts on all books in our inventory. Walnut Valley Books is a small independent home-based business with the bulk of my holdings being of an American military nature covering everything from the Revolutionary War to the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. I also have holdings of books on the Middle East, the southwestern United States (New Mexico especially, Kansas related titles, Oklahoma related titles, and other regionally specialized books. All of my holdings are hand-selected to be good quality books of interest to the reader, historian, or the collector. In addition to the above, you will also find a wide range of other topics such as Medical, US History, autobiographical, biographical, sports, women's studies, and many other eclectic topics.

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