Lot 268 of 455:
Signed by Ezra Meeker  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Personal Experiences on the Oregon Trail Sixty Years Ago (cover title)
Author:
Meeker, Ezra
Place:
Seattle
Publisher:
Date:
1912
Description:

150 pp. (small 4to) printed pictorial wrappers. Fifth printing.

Signed by Ezra Meeker on the front cover. Ezra Manning Meeker was an American pioneer who traveled the Oregon Trail by ox-drawn wagon as a young man, migrating from Iowa to the Pacific Coast. Late in life he worked to memorialize the Trail, repeatedly retracing the trip of his youth. Once known as the "Hop King of the World", he was the first mayor of Puyallup, Washington.

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Condition:
Spine faded, damp-staining to top and left edge of front with some bleed-through to subsequent text pages, not affecting text; very good.
 
Item number:
302890
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