Lot 121 of 457:
Parsons' Memorial and Historical Library Magazine 1885  

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$200 - $300

Title:
Parsons' Memorial and Historical Library Magazine Vol. 1

Author:
Wilson, Mrs. Augustus, editor

Place:
St. Louis, MO

Publisher:
Becktold & Co

Date:
1885

Description:

xiii, 409 pp. Illustrated with frontispiece and woodcuts, etc., throughout, ads at rear. 26x18 cm (10x7") original red cloth decorated in gilt and blind. 

Includes a report on the "opening session of the first National Cattle Growers' Convention," Nov. 17 to 22, 1884. "A convention of ten thousand cattlemen, biographical sketches and portraits of prominent men attending the convention, speeches of Gov. Crittenden, Gen. Sherman and others, scenes and incidents, etc."  This issue includes the entire content of Volume I of the magazine.

Six Score 115 says, "Mrs. Wilson reprinted part of the report in Parsons' Memorial and Historical Library Magazine [Volume I, 1885, Pp.290 -  335]. This constitutes only part of the original ."


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some general wear and rubbing to cloth, area of staining to front board; hinges cracked; about very good.


 
Item number:
310348
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