Description:University of Illinois Press. Used - Very Good. 1988. Hardcover. Cloth, no d.j. Some shelf-wear. Else clean copy. Very Good. (Subject: American History).
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Description:Urbana & Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1988. BRAND NEW in perfect condition (just removed from the publisher's shrinkwrap so we could write this description). NO rubbing. NO fading. Bright, clean, square and tight. Sharp corners. NO owner's name or bookplate. NOT a remainder. Fresh and crisp -- obviously never read. 1988. First printing of the First Edition, with complete number row (54321) on the copyright page. A classic that belongs on every bookshelf dealing with overland migration. Foreword by James A. Michener. A huge contribution to Western History scholarship. Described here are 2,082 eyewitness accounts, diaries, and journals. Each entry has an extensive, and often fascinating content evaluation. Illustrated with a double-page map. Full title: "Platte River Road Narratives, A Descriptive Bibliography of Travel Over the Great Central Overland Route to Oregon, California, Utah, Colorado, Montana, and Other Western States and Territories,… Read more
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