Fine, NO DJ as issued. 315pp. We recently got a nice auction lot of about 20 Lakeside Classics titles from the 1930s and 40s, almost all VG+ to Fine condition. To see all of our Lakeside books, just search for the keyword Lakeside.
VERY GOOD PLUS. TEG. Previous owner's name to FFEP. Very mild shelfwear. Gilt lettering to spine of deep red, cloth-covered boards. Gilt debossed publisher's Indian head "pressmark" to front board. Photograph of J. W. Spencer to frontispiece with tissue overlay. Woodblock prints of J. M. D. Burrows and R. M. Prettyman. Clean, tight, bright. 315 pp with index. Lakeside Classics present first-person narratives of American history and narratives by Americans with experiences beyond our borders. The first narrative is by J. W. Spencer entitled Reminiscences of Pioneer Life in the Mississippi Valley, first published in 1872. The second narrative, Fifty Years in Iowa: Being the Personal Reminiscences of J. M D. Burrows, concerning the Men and Events, Social Life, Industrial Interests, Physical Development, and Commercial Progress of Davenport and Scott County, During the Period from 1838 to 1888.
Illus. several b/w Portraits. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall Spine writing on marroon covers rubbed. Endpapers little discolored. Previous owner's name front endpaper. Nice, clean, tight copy.
Chicago: Lakeside Press, 1942. 315 pages. Reprint. Maroon, cloth boards with gilt stamping on cover & spine. Upper edge gilt. Very Good. No dustjacket. Minor edge & corner wear. Endpapers slightly yellowed. Lower right corner of back cover with a bit of rubbing & scraping.
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