Seeking Pleasure in the Old West. David Dary.

Seeking Pleasure in the Old West

Hardcover, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. First Edition. Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket. Stated First Edition. "Spelling bees and Saturday night shoot-'em-ups, quilting parties and gambling dens - here is David Dary's wonderfully entertaining roundup of the myriad ways in which Americans amused themselves in the Old West, from the time the first Europeans ventured across the Great Plains in the early nineteenth century until the coming of radio in the early twentieth." Ships same or next business day. Spine is slightly skewed and loose. Minor edge wear. Small bumps on spine tail and top left corner of back board. White fingerprint smudges to both boards. Light foxing on head edge. Overall, pages are clean and tight. Dust jacket protected in archival cover. DJ has minimal edge and shelf wear. Small creases on top corners and spine ends. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 352 pages. [Item #73619]

Price: $20.00

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