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A Quaker Forty-Niner. the Adventures of Charles Edward Pancoast on the  American Frontier. by  editor  Anna Paschall - First Edition; First Printing - 1930 - from Quinn & Davis Booksellers (SKU: QD1423)

A Quaker Forty-Niner. the Adventures of Charles Edward Pancoast on the American Frontier.

A Quaker Forty-Niner. the Adventures of Charles Edward Pancoast on the  American Frontier. by  editor  Anna Paschall - First Edition; First Printing - 1930 - from Quinn & Davis Booksellers (SKU: QD1423)

A Quaker Forty-Niner. the Adventures of Charles Edward Pancoast on the American Frontier.

by Hannum, Anna Paschall, editor

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  • hardcover
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University Of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia.. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1930. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. The memoirs of an adventurous lad in 1840 on a journey from Philadelphia to St. Louis by railroad, canal packet and steamboat and then on to the gold mines. He gives a very colorful, detailed description of the characters he meets which includes, judges, doctors, lawyers, shopkeepers, sharpers, gamblers, squatters in their squalid log cabins, and river men. Valuable source material for the social history of our country. 402 pages, index. Illustrated. Untrimmed pages, red top stain. Book plate of previous owner on back of first endleaf. Previous owner's initial and date written in pencil on half title page. Titles on spine are faded. No dust jacket. Dark brown cloth over boards. Text is clean and binding is tight. Book is in Near Fine condition. ; Standard Book Size. .

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Bookseller
Quinn & Davis Booksellers US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
QD1423
Title
A Quaker Forty-Niner. the Adventures of Charles Edward Pancoast on the American Frontier.
Author
Hannum, Anna Paschall, editor
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
University Of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia.
Date published
1930
Keywords
Western Americana, Forty Niners, Gold Rush, C. E. Pancoast, Steam Boating.

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