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Westward Journeys: Memoirs of Jesse A. Applegate and Lavinia Honeyman  Porter Who Traveled the Overland Trail… by  Martin (editor)  Lavinia Honeyman (authors); RIDGE - First Edition Thus - 1989 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 81053)

Westward Journeys: Memoirs of Jesse A. Applegate and Lavinia Honeyman Porter Who Traveled the Overland Trail (The Lakeside Classics, #87)

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Westward Journeys: Memoirs of Jesse A. Applegate and Lavinia Honeyman Porter Who Traveled the Overland Trail (The Lakeside Classics, #87)

by APPLEGATE, Jesse A.; PORTER, Lavinia Honeyman (authors); RIDGE, Martin (editor)

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Chicago: Lakeside Press/R. R. Donnelley and Sons Company. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1989. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. A Lakeside Classic reprint, presenting the memoirs of American pioneers Jesse A. Applegate and Lavinia Honeyman Porter. Applegate was an early leader on the Oregon Trail, and was credited with finding the Applegate Trail, an alternative, southerly route to Oregon's Willamette Valley. Lavinia Honeyman Porter's memoir of her Overland Trail journey, "By Ox Team to California" is also included. Edited by Martin Ridge. --- Includes a color map showing routes, a frontis engraved illustration of emigrants crossing the plains, and several additional illustrations and photos. --- Number 87 in a series of annually published works continuously produced since 1903 by R. R. Donnelley & Sons, owners of the Lakeside Press. The books were not made available for sale by the publisher; rather, they were given as gifts to employees, vendors and customers at Christmastime. --- In full brown cloth-covered boards w/publisher's device on cover and titling on spine; all in gilt; top edge gilt. Lacks the glassine wrapper. --- A bright, clean, firm copy but with a small spot of clear soiling to back cover.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; lxiii, 416 pages .

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bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
81053
Title
Westward Journeys: Memoirs of Jesse A. Applegate and Lavinia Honeyman Porter Who Traveled the Overland Trail (The Lakeside Classics, #87)
Author
APPLEGATE, Jesse A.; PORTER, Lavinia Honeyman (authors); RIDGE, Martin (editor)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition Thus
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Lakeside Press/R. R. Donnelley and Sons Company
Place of Publication
Chicago
Date Published
1989
Bookseller catalogs
>>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir;

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