The Sons of the Border Sketches of the Life and People of the Far Frontier. James W. Steele.

The Sons of the Border Sketches of the Life and People of the Far Frontier

Hardcover, Topeka, KS: Commonwealth Printing Company, 1873. First Edition. Good. From the Introduction: "The volume to which this is an introduction is noticeably faithful to the theory of which we have spoken, with the qualification that it relates to people solely--resources, prospects, geography and natural history being but lightly touched upon in the vivid and penetrating portrayals of those far more interesting and suggestive features, men and women." Howe's Number 922. Previous owner name on front pastedown and endpaper. Book has normal edge and shelf wear. Spine is slightly skewed. Discoloration and age spotting to boards and spine, darkened on spine. Small bumps and tears to corners and spine ends, fabric on spine head is torn away. 3/4-inch tear on back edge of spine. Spine partially cracked on front endpaper and on back board. Spine cracked on pages 8-9 and 256-257. Creases on front free endpaper. Creases on top corners of pages 45-67 and 196. Age spotting to some pages. Damp stain on head edge of front free endpaper to page 12. Soiling and tanning to edges of pages. Protected in archival cover. Ships same or next business day. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 260 pages. [Item #70928]

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