Very Good. Hardcover. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Gift inscription from William J. Petersen. Petersen was a historian, author, professor, and Superintendent of the State Historical Society of Iowa. He the nickname, "Mr. Iowa History, " through his prolific research and writing about his native state. A reprint of two narratives, each preceded by reproduction of original t.p. : Reminiscences of pioneer life in the Mississippi valley / by J.W. Spencer. Davenport: Griggs, Watson, & Day, printers, 1872. 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. Davenport, Ia. : Glass & Company, printers, 1888. Includes index. Description: xix, 315 pages: portraits; 18 cm. Lakeside classics, v. 40.
Very Good. B0006APZT0. Number 40 in the Lakeside Classics series. Edited by Milo Milton Quaife. First edition thus. Publisher's "With the Compliments of the Season" card laid in. Moderate shelf wear and aging, else very good in burgundy cloth with gilt lettering and design, top edge gilt. No dust jacket, as issued.; 315 pages.
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.
Very Good. Spencer, J. W. Early Day of Rock Island and Davenport. Burrows, J. M. D. Chicago: R. R. Donnelley and Sons, 1942. 315pp. 12mo. Cloth. Book condition: Very good. Light rubbing to extremities. Publisher's card tipped in.
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