Very Good in Very Good jacket. Small quarto, hardcover, VG in lightly worn but still VG red and green pictorial dj. The story of the firm of Russel, Majors, and Wadell, who had an extensive empire in stagecoaches, freighting, and the Overland Mail Lines. Includes a section on the Pony Express operations. Considered one of the best books on the design and operations of the Western freight wagon. Illustrated with photographs, and a selected bibliography. 153 pages.
Very Good in Good dust jacket. DJ price clipped; Endpaper maps. Illus., Biblio., Index; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8"-9" tall; 153 pages; The history of the Military freighting monoply which developed into a stagecoach, express and mail business. Also founded the Pony Express.
ISBN. B0006ARYEY Hardback. No statement of later printing on copyright page. Slight bow to front board; slight wear to corners and edges; otherwise tight, sound and unmarked in Very Good condition. Dust jacket with one 1/2" closed tear on front top edge; slight wear to other corners and edges; $3.50 original price is present and unclipped on front flap of dust jacket; slight dust soiling over all; Very Good condition. We have placed dust jacket in a brodart protective cover and it looks much better than described.
Near fine. Dust Jacket Included. Near fine cloth in very good+ dj, worn on edges. 8vo. 153pp. Illustrated with photos, drawings, & facsmilies. Story of Russell, Majors, & Waddell, pioneer overland freight line from Missouri to California, & founding the Pony Express. Endpaper maps of major overland freight lines from Kansas City to Arizona & California.
Good. Wear and discolouration to dust jacket. There is bumping to the spine ends and board edges and corners, with a few marks to the spine and boards. The page edges are tanned with foxing creeping into the pages. The binding is intact. This book is from our pre ISBN stock and is therefore over 50 years old. It will have a general appearance commensurate with its age including age effects to page edges, binding and boards. Dust jacket is absent unless otherwise stated Usual signs of a well read book.
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