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Wagons West. The Epic Story of America’s Overland Trails

by MCLYNN Frank

Condition: Slight soiling of top edges, else fine/pictorial dust jacket (slight rubbing)


New York: Grove Press, (2002). First U.S. edition. black spine lettered in gilt over yellow boards. Slight soiling of top edges, else fine/pictorial dust jacket (slight rubbing). Quarto. Illustrated with photographs and maps “This is a stirring history of the settling of the American West, from 1840-49, the years between the era of the fur trappers and the beginning of the gold rush.” -from the dust jacket.
  • Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 56743
  • Title: Wagons West. The Epic Story of America’s Overland Trails
  • Author: MCLYNN Frank
  • Format/binding: Black spine lettered in gilt over yellow boards
  • Book condition: Used - Slight soiling of top edges, else fine
  • Jacket condition: pictorial dust jacket (slight rubbing)
  • Edition: First U.S. edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Grove Press
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: (2002)
  • Keywords: Pioneers, Westward Expansion, Farmer Migration, Native Americans, Overland Journeys, Travel Journals, Nineteenth Century Oregon, Nineteenth Century California, Californiana, Western Americana, Frontier Life, , AmInB
  • Bookseller catalogs: Californiana;
  • Size: Quarto


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