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Pencilings of an Early Western Pioneer by  Henry W Porter - 1929 - from Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB (SKU: 028112)

Pencilings of an Early Western Pioneer

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Pencilings of an Early Western Pioneer

by Porter, Henry W

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Denver: World Press, 1929. Octavo. The development of the west which includes the building of the overland telegraph; the Maxwell Land Grant, Long's exploration of the West, control and use of water, caterpillar and locust scourges, early freighting by ox-teams, the D. and R. G. railway, facts and reflections on war, money and banking and progress toward human welfare, etc. A fine copy bound in blue cloth lettered in gilt, spine lettered in gilt, sharp corners, very nice. [Herd #1816; 6-guns #147].

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Bookseller
Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
028112
Title
Pencilings of an Early Western Pioneer
Author
Porter, Henry W
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
1
Publisher
World Press
Place of Publication
Denver
Date Published
1929
Keywords
Clay Allison; Maxwell Land Grant; Effect of Missouri compromise' Theodore Newton Vail;
Bookseller catalogs
Western Americana;

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Alcuin Books located in Old Town Scottsdale is a store with 15,000 serious books for the collector or scholar. We have ample parking in front of the store for those who wish to browse our holdings.

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