The story of the forgotten pioneers of the Mohawk Valley during the Revolutionary War. In 1776, Gilbert and Lana Martin struggle to survive and sow the seeds of the future. But the approaching storm does not wait for harvest and the soil is soon mixed with blood, as the thunder of battle rumbles into their remote valley.The story of the forgotten pioneers of the Mohawk Valley during the Revolutionary War. In 1776, Gilbert and Lana Martin struggle to survive and sow the seeds of the future. But the approaching storm does not wait for harvest and the soil is soon mixed with blood, as the thunder of battle rumbles into their remote valley.Read Less
MAP IN ENDPAPERS of the Mohawk Valley 1775-1783. Dark blue cloth cover, 592 pages, Condition is good, but has some rubbed edeges and corners show fraying, still a tight book. name in endpapers in only at the very top of the page, not harming the map. If t his book is mailed to an address in the USA we will uipgrade to PRIORITY at no extra charge. ETA is 2-3 days in lower 48 states. Please inquire anytime quick answer. Perks are: endpaper map front and back, author 's 3-page note, 10 chapters, Light general smudges noticed, looks like iron discoloration on pages, not much to worry about could could be thumb smudges too. Please in quire.
Very good+ in light blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 1/4" by 5 1/2" with the dust jacket flaps adhered to the front and rear end paste downs. In a poor dust jacket which has had its flaps glued to the the paste down of the book and has a number of chips from the ends of the spine area and soiling to the front and rear panels. Many of the closed tears at the ends of the spine area have been repaired with archival tape on the verso of the jacket. This is a the second state of the first edition (which states" Announced May 1936 on the copyright page) in a first state dust jacket which is identifiied by the four color battle scene in front of a wooden fort by Henry C. Pitz and with the price of "$2.50" on the jacket flap. 592 pages of text.
Very good-in light blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 1/4" by 5 1/2" with the cloth at the head and heel of the spine faded and worn at the head of the spine and the end sheets foxed at the hinge areas due to a reaction with the glue used in binding. In a good, unclipped dust jacket 1/2" deep chipping at the ends of the spine area and small chips from the fore corners of the panels. This is a the second state of the first edition (which states" Announced May 1936 on the copyright page) in a second state dust jacket which is identifiied by the pastel color, wrap around forest scene by Salter and with the price of "$2.50" on the jacket flap. 592 pages of text.
Good+ in Good dust jacket. (dj chipped); First edition, with "Published May, 1936" on copyright page. Signed by Edmonds. Boards soiled and worn. DJ chipped and edgeworn (DJ is NOT the first edition DJ).; Signed by Author.
Very good in blue cloth covered boards with bright orange text on the spine and on the front board and with illustrated map end papers. The covers of the book suffer from mild scuffing and rubbing to the cloth edges. The map end sheets show faint foxing at the hinge a result of a reaction with the glue used in binding. In a very good+, price clipped, later printing dust jacket with a 1/3" deep chip from the upper rear corner of the spine area and a 1/4" chip from the upper edge of the rear panel. Signed without an inscription by the author on the fly title page. While the dust jacket is one from the 128th thousands printing, the book is a first edition, first printing of this The dust jacket (done by Henry C. Pitz) is in blue, orange and green, and shows a colonial officer in front of a wooden fort. This is Edmonds most recognized book and one which has become a classic of historical fiction pertaining to Revolutionary New York State.
Fine in Fine dust jacket. SIGNED on the half-title page. A truly spectacular copy of the author's best known book, basis of the excellent John Ford film starring Henry Fonda and Claudette Colbert. Tight square copy with unfaded orange topstain, "Published May, 1936" on the title page. First state dust jacket is unclipped, and appears unused. A remarkable copy, difficult to imagine a better one.
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