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Very Good-; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 527 pages, bound in green cloth; gilt stamped design; bevelled edges. Illustrated with 16 engravings. Shallow fraying at ends of spine, corner tips. Binding quite firm; hinges sound. Light scuffing on cover. Foxing on tissue guard and two preliminary pages; otherwise pages quite clean, bright. Previous owner's name written on blank flypage dated 1872, which is inconsistent with the date of publication (1881). A sampling of contents includes: Woman as Pioneer, Face to Face with the Indians, Mrs. Manning's Home in Montana, Female Emigrants on the Plains, Woman's Work in Floods and Storms, the Pioneer Army, Lost in a Snowstorm, A Legend of the Connecticut, Early Pioneers -- Women's Adventures and Heroism, Voyaging up the Kennebec, Sleeping in a Birch Bark Canoe, On the Indian Trail, Seige of Bryant's Station, Widows of Innis Station, Captive Scouts -- Heroines of the Mohawk Valley, Patriot Women of the Revolution, Women in the Army, Women as Missionary to the Indian, Women as Educator on the Frontier, and so much more.
Title: Woman on the American Frontier : A Valuble and Authentic History of the Heroism, Adventures, Privations, Captivities, Trials and Noble Lives and Deaths of the "Pioneer Mothers of the Republic".
Categories: Americana: Other,
Publisher: S. S. Scranton & Co.: 1881
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Seller ID: 29250
Keywords: Pioneer Women American Frontier women,