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Overland Route to California. Description of the Route, Via Council Bluffs, Iowa; Keeping the North Side of the Platte River, for the Whole of the Distance, Lying Near the Stream Thence Over the South Pass; Via the Sublette and Bear River Cut-Offs by  Andrew Child - Hardcover - Limited Edition - 1946 - from Maxwell's House of Books (SKU: 039933)

Overland Route to California. Description of the Route, Via Council Bluffs, Iowa; Keeping the North Side of the Platte River, for the Whole of the Distance, Lying Near the Stream Thence Over the South Pass; Via the Sublette and Bear River Cut-Offs

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Overland Route to California. Description of the Route, Via Council Bluffs, Iowa; Keeping the North Side of the Platte River, for the Whole of the Distance, Lying Near the Stream Thence Over the South Pass; Via the Sublette and Bear River Cut-Offs

by Child, Andrew

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N.A. Kovach. A beautiful crisp clean hardcover first edition copy in very good condition, expected age toning and light foxing to textblock and age toning to cloth at top edge. No. 25/25 limited edition copies offered for sale. Signed by Lyle H. Wright (who wrote introduction), John B. Goodman (Illustrator) and Nicholas Kovac (Publisher). DJ in good plus condition with mild age toning and small chip at spine tail, now in protective mylar cover. . Very Good. Hardcover. Limited Edition. 1946.

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A rare find signed by publisher.

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Bookseller
Maxwell's House of Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
039933
Title
Overland Route to California. Description of the Route, Via Council Bluffs, Iowa; Keeping the North Side of the Platte River, for the Whole of the Distance, Lying Near the Stream Thence Over the South Pass; Via the Sublette and Bear River Cut-Offs
Author
Child, Andrew
Illustrator
John B. Goodman
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
Limited Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
N.A. Kovach
Date published
1946
Keywords
CALIFORNIA HISTORY OVERLAND ROUTE SIGNED COPY BROWN WITH BROWN LETTERING IN FRONT ON TOP SHELD BY CHRISTIAN COMMENTARIES KCA1205
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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