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Those Amazing Cab Forwards

By: Harlan, George H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: George H. Harlan: 1987

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2295366

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. Red smudge on rear jacket panel, front jacket flap price-clipped. Ink note on front free endpaper. 1987 Large Hardcover. 160 pp. Southern Pacific's cab forward locomotives with sketch biographies of their inventors, and the adoption of this type of steam engine by the Southern Pacific. 160 pages with 180 photographs, 2 paintings, 10 diagrams, roster, bibliography, and index. View more info

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The Road of the Century: The Story of the New York Central

By: Harlow, Alvin F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Creative Age Press, Inc.: 1947

Seller ID: 2293317

Condition: Very Good


Lacks jacket. Spine faded. 1947 Hard Cover. 447, [1] pp. 8vo. Includes black-and-white photographs and maps. A history of the greatest railroad in the world. The New York Central System grew from an amalgamation of smaller lines stretching from Albany to Buffalo in the 1830s. Twenty years later, the lines were gathered into a single company. Its phenomenal success did not go unnoticed by Cornelius the Commodore Vanderbilt. In his late sixties, when most men retire, he methodically started acquiring railroads in the New York City and Hudson River region. He then acquired the New York Central an... View more info

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The Seal Wife: A Novel

By: Harrison, Kathryn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Random House: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271894

ISBN: 0375506292

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 224 pp. Stunning, hypnotic, spare, The Seal Wife is the masterly new novel by Kathryn Harrison, “a writer of extraordinary gifts” (Tobias Wolff). Set in Alaska in 1915, it tells the story of a young scientist’s consuming love for a woman known as the Aleut, a woman who never speaks, who refuses to reveal so much as her name. Born and educated in Midwestern cities, Bigelow is sent north by the United States government to establish a weather observatory in A... View more info

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The House of the Seven Gables

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1913

Seller ID: 2294672

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Page ridges very faintly foxed. 1913 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 378 pp. Visitor's edition with photographs by Charles S. Olcott. A gloomy New England mansion provides the setting for this classic exploration of ancestral guilt and its expiation through the love and goodwill of succeeding generations. Nathaniel Hawthorne drew inspiration for this story of an immorally obtained property from the role his forebears played in the 17th-century Salem witch trials. Built over an unquiet grave, the House of the Seven Gables carries a dying man's curse that bli... View more info

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Ultimate Train

By: Herring, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Publishing: 2000

Seller ID: 2295688

ISBN: 0789446103

Condition: Near Fine


Border's exclusive edition. Jacket edges lightly bumped. 2000 Large Hardcover. 168 pp. This irresistible reference for railroad enthusiast and traveler alike provides a wealth of fascinating information about trains and their evolution. Ultimate Train opens with a comprehensive history of railroads, beginning with profiles of the great 19th century engineers who helped lay the foundations of the first mass transportation network. A specially commissioned photographic gallery of over 50 of the world's most magnificent trains shows each locomotive in lavish detail, with technical drawings and cl... View more info

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An Englishman's Journey along America's Eastern Waterways: The 1831 Illustrated Journal of Herbert Holtham's Travels

By: Holtham, Herbert; Schwartz, Seymour I.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Rochester Museum & Science Center / University of Rochester Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2265343

ISBN: 1580460798

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Inscribed to Stuart Bolger, founder of the Genesee Country Museum, and signed by author on front endpaper ('To Stuart Bolger, with personal regards, Seymour I. Schwartz'). 2000 Hard Cover. xv, 168 pp. Herbert Holtham, a Unitarian minister from Brighton, England, came to the United States in the spring of 1831, and spent several months traveling in the northeast. His travels took him from New York, where his ship landed, to Philadelphia, eastern Pennsylvania, then back to New York, up the Hudson River to Albany, across the entire state on the six-year-old Erie Canal. He stopped i... View more info

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An Englishman's Journey along America's Eastern Waterways: The 1831 Illustrated Journal of Herbert Holtham's Travels

By: Holtham, Herbert; Schwartz, Seymour I.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rochester Museum & Science Center / University of Rochester Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265042

ISBN: 1580460798

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Near fine. 2000 Hard Cover. xv, 168 pp. Herbert Holtham, a Unitarian minister from Brighton, England, came to the United States in the spring of 1831, and spent several months traveling in the northeast. His travels took him from New York, where his ship landed, to Philadelphia, eastern Pennsylvania, then back to New York, up the Hudson River to Albany, across the entire state on the six-year-old Erie Canal. He stopped in Utica, Rochester, and Buffalo, noting the rapid growth of these cities, especially Rochester, that had occurred in the few years the canal had been open. From ... View more info

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Daniel Willard Rides the Line: The Story of a Great Railroad Man

By: Hungerford, Edward

Price: $20.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2293265

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author to a personal friend on front endpaper ('To my Faithful Friend Carl Hallauer, who knows a good book when he sees it and adds it to his library, Orchids and good wishes, Edward Hungerford, Westover House, 1941'). Lacks jacket. Hallauer's bookplate on endpaper opposite inscription, spine a bit faded. 1938 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, [1], 301, [1] pp. 8vo. A biography of the president of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, whose wage negotiations during the Great Depression earned him a spot on the cover of Time magazine... View more info

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The Big Burn

By: Ingold, Jeanette

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Harcourt: 2002

Seller ID: 2203349

Condition: Very Good


Ink name to front wrapper verso, page corners lightly dog-eared. 2002 Trade Paperback. 295 pp. Three young people go after a wildfire, believing fire is something they can stop. IT IS SUMMER 1910 and the mountains are burning. Dozens of blazes dot the countryside, born of sparks thrown from trains, from campfires gone out of control, from lightning strikes that ignite the towering snags of dry forests. When these fires join, they become one vast wall of flame that will destroy everything. Caught in its path are three teens. At sixteen, Jarrett is fool enough to lose his railroad job, old enoug... View more info

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The History of the Pennsylvania Railroad (Great Rails Series)

By: Jacobs, Timothy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Smithmark: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2264671

ISBN: 0831737875

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1988 Large Hardcover. 128 pp. Comprising over 10,000 miles of operated track at its height, the Pennsy was the largest railroad in the world for much of its 121-year lifespan, absorbing more than 600 other railroads as it grew. It hauled more freight & passengers than any other railroad in the world. With the construction of the palace-like Pennsylvania Station in Manhattan just after the turn of the century, it must have seemed that the Pennsylvania Railroad would last forever. Sadly, it fell prey to the problems facing so many railroads in the post-war years. But the memory... View more info

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History of the Johnstown Flood, Including All the Fearful Record; The Breaking of the South Fork Dam; The Sweeping Out of the Conemaugh Valley; The Overthrow of Johnstown; The Massing of the Wreck at the Railroad Bridge; Escapes, Rescues, Searches for Survivors and the Dead; Relief Organizations, Stupendous Charities, Etc., Etc.

By: Johnson, Willis Fletcher

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Edgewood Publishing Co.: 1889

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204811

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Boards lightly rubbed, front free endpaper removed, ink name on front paste-down endpaper. 1889 Hard Cover. 459 pp. 8vo. 7 5/8 x 5 1/2. Numerous photographs. Including: all the fearful record; the breaking of the South Fork Dam; the sweeping out of the Conemaugh Valley; the overthrow of Johnstown; the massing of the wreck at the railroad bridge; escapes, rescues, searches for survivors and the dead; relief organizations; stupendous charities, etc, etc. The Johnstown Flood (or Great Flood of 1889 as it became known locally) occurred on May 31, 1889. It was the result of the failu... View more info

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History of the Johnstown Flood, Including All the Fearful Record; The Breaking of the South Fork Dam; The Sweeping Out of the Conemaugh Valley; The Overthrow of Johnstown; The Massing of the Wreck at the Railroad Bridge; Escapes, Rescues, Searches for Survivors and the Dead; Relief Organizations, Stupendous Charities, Etc., Etc.

By: Johnson, Willis Fletcher

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Edgewood Publishing Co.: 1889

Seller ID: 2284285

Condition: Good


Boards a bit rubbed with loss of all gilt from spine titles and some from front board, rear hinge loosening, ink owner information on front endpaper and flyleaf. 1889 Hard Cover. xiv, 15-459, [3] pp. 8vo. 7 5/8 x 5 1/2. Numerous photographs. Including: all the fearful record; the breaking of the South Fork Dam; the sweeping out of the Conemaugh Valley; the overthrow of Johnstown; the massing of the wreck at the railroad bridge; escapes, rescues, searches for survivors and the dead; relief organizations; stupendous charities, etc, etc. The Johnstown Flood (or Great Flood of 1889 as it became kn... View more info

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Around Auburn (Images of America)

By: Jones, Peter Lloyd; Przybylek, Stephanie E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2293046

ISBN: 0738539155

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. 1995 Trade Paperback. 128 pp. Around Auburn brings to life the history of Auburn and the surrounding communities of Cayuga County over a century of change. From images of a bustling city in the 1850s through views of community events and daily life in the 1950s, this delightful visual history recalls the people, places, and events that have given Auburn its unique character. As well as images of the industries that have formed the heart of the community, and snapshots of a bygone era amidst the natural beauty of Owasco Lake, this book gives us a concise an... View more info

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K-Line Electric Trains Toy Fair 1991

By: K-Line

Price: $4.00

Publisher: K-Line: 1991

Seller ID: 2062447

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear. 1991 Stapled Binding. Exquisite photographs of K-Line model trains! View more info

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Quinn's Book

By: Kennedy, William

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Viking: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274105

ISBN: 0670804371

Condition: Very Good


First edition. A bit smoky, a couple tiny spots on page ridge. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 289, [3] pp. 8vo. From the moment he rescues the beautiful, passionate Maud Fallon from the icy waters of the Hudson one wintry day in 1849, Daniel Quinn, a twelve-year-old orphan, is thrust into a bewildering, adventure-filled journey through the tumult of nineteenth-century America. As he quests after the beguiling and elusive Maud (she’s fourteen), Daniel will witness the rise and fall of great dynasties in upstate New York, epochal prize fights, exotic life in the... View more info

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Union Pacific: The Rebirth, 1894-1969

By: Klein, Maury

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295033

ISBN: 0385177356

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Quarter- and half-inch tears along top edge of front jacket panel. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 638, xv pp. Traces the first thirty years of the Union Pacific Railroad, one of the oldest still in operation in the U.S. View more info

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The Aptucxet Trading Post: The First Trading Post of the Plymouth Colony with an Account of Its Restoration on the Original Foundations

By: Lombard, Percival Hall

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bourne Historical Society: 1968

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2266832

Condition: Near Fine


1968 reissue of 1934 original. Faint smudge on rear wrapper. 30 pp. Includes black-and-white illustrations. The Aptucxet Trading Post Museum is a small open-air historical museum in Bourne, Massachusetts. The main attraction is a replica of the 17th-century Aptucxet Trading Post which was built by the Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony in order to trade with the Wampanoag Indians and the Dutch. The museum also features a replica of a 19th-century saltworks, the relocated 19th-century Gray Gables Railroad Station, and a wooden smock windmill. View more info

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Petersburg Battlefields (National Park Service Historical Handbook Series NO. 13)

By: Lykes, Richard Wayne

Price: $3.00

Publisher: National Park Service: 1961

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2186701

Condition: Near Fine


Edges of cover toned. 1961 Stapled Binding. 56 pp. Profusely illustrated with black and white maps & photographs. Petersburg's 1860 population was 18,266, half of whom were black. Free blacks numbered 3,224 or one-third, attracted to the city for the job opportunities in industries and trades. The Petersburg population had the highest percentage of free blacks of any city in the Confederacy and the largest number of free blacks in the Mid-Atlantic. Many free blacks had settled on Pocahontas Island. Because of this significant past and prehistoric archaeological evidence, the Pocahontas Island ... View more info

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The Johnstown Flood [The Incredible Story Behind One of the Most Devastating 'Natural' Disasters American Has Ever Known]

By: McCullough, David

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Inc.: 1968

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2264598

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Very good book in fair jacket. Large chip from front jacket corner. Jacket now protected under fresh mylar. Owner sticker on front endpaper. 1968 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 302 pp. 8vo. Includes section of black & white photographs, maps on endpapers. David McCullough is known to millions as the author of the critically acclaimed, best-selling books The Great Bridge, The Path Between the Seas, and Mornings on Horseback, and as host of the popular PBS television series 'Smithsonian World?' The Johnstown Flood, David McCullough's first book, was prais... View more info

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The Johnstown Flood [The Incredible Story Behind One of the Most Devastating 'Natural' Disasters American Has Ever Known]

By: McCullough, David

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Inc.: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283498

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Remainder mark on page base, jacket flap price crossed out (but still visible), jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1968 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 302 pp. 8vo. Includes section of black & white photographs, maps on endpapers. The first book the Pulitzer Prize-winning author. David McCullough is known to millions as the author of the critically acclaimed, best-selling books The Great Bridge, The Path Between the Seas, and Mornings on Horseback, and as host of the popular PBS television series 'Smithsonian World?' The Johnstown Flood, David McCullough's fi... View more info

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Caleb Matthews: An Idyl of the the Maine Coast

By: McLaughlin, Robert W.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Eaton & Mains / Jennings & Graham: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2196167

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Board edges lightly rubbed, pages toned. 1913 Hard Cover. 83 pp. Off the coast of Maine, twenty miles from the railroad, is an arrow-shaped island six miles long and pointing out to sea. At the tip of this island is a fishing settlement of less than a hundred souls, increased during the summer by another hundred. It is a spot to grow enthusiastic over, for here nature has done some of her best work. The vast expanse of ocean, unbroken to the southward, save as in imagination distant lands are pictured below the horizon; a coast line, irregular and craggy, its contour changing wi... View more info

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Route of the Warbonnets: A Contemporary Look at the Santa Fe

By: McMillan, Joe

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Joe McMillan: 1978

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2295372

ISBN: 0934228019

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. Very minor tear and very minor chip to top edge of front jacket panel. Ink note on front free endpaper verso. 1978 Large Hardcover. 176 pp. Covers the routes of the former Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Company from Chicago's Dearborn Station to California. View more info

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The Changing Years

By: Merrill, Arch

Price: $25.00

Publisher: American Book - Stratford Press, Inc.: 1967

Seller ID: 2280296

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1967 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 194 pp. 7 3/4 x 5 1/2. Black & white photographs. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Arch Merrill (August 5, 1894 - July 15, 1974) was a newspaper reporter for the Rochester, New York Democrat and Chronicle from 1923 to the late 1960s. He was a prolific writer, best known for his articles in the Sunday paper on history and folklore of the Genesee Valley and the Finger Lakes of upstate New York. CONTENTS: The Old Order Changeth; The Horseless Carriage; The Flying Machine; Steamboats on the Lake; Rolling Thunder; Excursion Days; ... View more info

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The Changing Years

By: Merrill, Arch

Price: $20.00

Publisher: American Book - Stratford Press, Inc.: 1967

Seller ID: 2281678

Condition: Very Good


A couple small closed jacket tears, 1/2 inch chip from jacket spine head, jacket price clipped. 1967 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 194 pp. 7 3/4 x 5 1/2. Black & white photographs. CONTENTS: The Old Order Changeth; The Horseless Carriage; The Flying Machine; Steamboats on the Lake; Rolling Thunder; Excursion Days; Wheeling Along; The Silents; Inns and Drummers; Ice Harvest; Erie Canal Memories; The Old Neighborhood; Grand Old Towns; General Store; Salt Kingdom; Hops on the Hill; Days of Ore; Quarrying Era; Fish Story; Noble Experiment; A President is Slain; The ... View more info

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The Changing Years

By: Merrill, Arch

Price: $15.00

Publisher: American Book - Stratford Press, Inc.: 1967

Seller ID: 2289620

Condition: Very Good


Jacket rear faintly foxed, price on front jacket flap blacked out. Top page ridge very faintly foxed, bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, ink gift note on front endpaper, bookplate on half-title page. 1967 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 194 pp. 7 3/4 x 5 1/2. Black & white photographs. CONTENTS: The Old Order Changeth; The Horseless Carriage; The Flying Machine; Steamboats on the Lake; Rolling Thunder; Excursion Days; Wheeling Along; The Silents; Inns and Drummers; Ice Harvest; Erie Canal Memories; The Old Neighborhood; Grand Old Towns; General Store; Salt Ki... View more info

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The Changing Years

By: Merrill, Arch

Price: $15.00

Publisher: American Book - Stratford Press, Inc.: 1967

Seller ID: 2289621

Condition: Good


Small tear along jacket spine base, jacket edges very lightly bumped, price on front jacket flap blacked out. Page ridges very faintly foxed, ink gift note on front endpaper, bookplate on half-title page. 1967 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 194 pp. 7 3/4 x 5 1/2. Black & white photographs. CONTENTS: The Old Order Changeth; The Horseless Carriage; The Flying Machine; Steamboats on the Lake; Rolling Thunder; Excursion Days; Wheeling Along; The Silents; Inns and Drummers; Ice Harvest; Erie Canal Memories; The Old Neighborhood; Grand Old Towns; General Store; Salt Ki... View more info

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The Changing Years

By: Merrill, Arch

Price: $20.00

Publisher: American Book - Stratford Press, Inc.: 1967

Seller ID: 2294600

Condition: Near Fine


Minor general wear to jacket. Ink name on front free endpaper. 1967 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 194 pp. 7 3/4 x 5 1/2. Black & white photographs. The Changing Years tells how the automobile and the good roads over the years shoved the steamboats from the lakes, silenced the thunder of the big interurbans and the whine of the city trolleys. It also depicts how the superhighways and the jet planes combine to curtail railroad passenger traffic to the vanishing point on many roads to write finis to the pleasant excursion era. CONTENTS: The Old Order Changeth; The ... View more info

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The Underground (Freedom's Road) and Other Upstate Tales

By: Merrill, Arch

Price: $60.00

Publisher: American Book - Stratford Press, Inc.: 1963

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2294742

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author without inscription. Large stain across most of jacket, jacket rubbed. Small stain on top page ridge. 1963 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, [4], 181, [1] pp. Hidden in a wooden box on a jolting wagon, a Negro mother and her young daughter rode for 22 days an 22 nights all the long way from Washington, D.C. to Warsaw. A Naples undertaker carried fugitive slaves in his hearses, sometimes concealing them in coffins. When his mother, a tiny woman, became ill on their flight to freedom, her son put her in a bag which he carried for miles over his should... View more info

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The Story of Erie: Between the Ocean and the Lakes

By: Mott, Edward Harold

Price: $250.00

Publisher: John S. Collins, Publisher: 1899

Seller ID: 2266903

Condition: Very Good


First edition. A few smudges to boards, front hinge repaired. 1899 Large Hardcover. xii, 511, [3], 157, [5] pp. A history of the Erie Railroad, from early suggestions of a wagon road along its route in 1779, through its construction and use to the time of publication. Maps, facsimiles of documents, and engraved portraits throughout. A biographical section featuring notable individuals is appended to the text. View more info

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The Way We Were: The History and Genealogy of the Town of Collins, Erie County, New York - Becoming a Town, Volume One [1]: Pre-Historical through 1852

By: Munro, Linda & Charlie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Heritage Books: 2008

Seller ID: 2293100

ISBN: 0788447599

Condition: Very Good


Bottom corners faintly stained, affecting margins only, minor ink marks on title page and pp. 89-90. 2008 Trade Paperback. 361, [7] pp. The first volume in this four-volume series presents an overview of the area comprising the town of Collins from pre-civilization through the year 1852 when present geographical town lines were finalized. The historical overview is unique in its focus on the more compelling, less known historical factors which not only lent a hand in creation of the area, but also helped to shape the pioneers who first chose this area. This volume examines the explorations of ... View more info