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Eminent Astorians
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Eminent Astorians

By Kirtley, Karen (Editor)

Salem,Oregon, USA: Eastern Oregonian Publishing Company, 2010. First Edition.. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. ISigned by Author. Signed by Author First Printing. Trade Paperback in Near Fine Condition. Historic photpgraphs throughout. Signed by Editor Karen Kirtley and Historical Advisor and Author Stephen Dow Beckham, on Title Page; signed by Contributors by their article, on the Table of Contents Page: Robert Michael Pyle, Jean M. Ward, and Liisa Penner; signed by Contributors on the first page of their essay: John Terry. There is a small name label from former owner on inside corner of cover and highlighted text on page 88. Nine essays on figures who loom large in Astoria's history. The essays, modeled on Lytton Strachey's literary portraits in "Eminent Victorians", are interpretive and rich in contect, and the authors are among the most respected writers and scholars in the Northwest today. Portraits are from John Jacob Astor to the Salmon Kings by Stephen Dow Beckham. 272 pages with short bios on the authors and index. 6.1 x 9.1 inches. 2010, Eastern Oregonian Publishing Company, Salem,Oregon, USA