Very good in very good dust jacket. light wear to corners of jacket, jacket in plastic cover; copy has fading at edges; text and binding fine. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 264 p. Audience: General/trade.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall; Schocken BOMC Very Good Hardcover in Very Good Dustjacket. Green paper covered boards backed with beige cloth green metallic lettered at spine, clean, solid, tight, light bump on spine heel, former owner name on flep, decorative head and tail bands. Foreword by Richard Cole and Introduction by Lilliam Schlissel. Decorated dustjacket by Nancy Brescia with photograph from Colorado Historical Society, clean and bright, spine ends rubbed. Using family mementos, letters, diaries, stories the authors pieced together the sagas of three separate families who ventured West from the mid-nineteenth to the early twentieth century: the Malicks in the Oregon Territory; the Browns in the mining towns of Colorado and New Mexico; and the Nehers and the Martins who left Russia to farm the hard "coyote land" of North Dakota. A book that explores the ideas behind this radical westward movement, the ideas of mobility and individualism and the frontier legacy of our country. New York: Schocken Books, 1989 Book of the Month Club. 6.25"x9.5" tall; xviii, 264pp Indexed.
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