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Book Find Club edition, revised and enlarged.
"The true, exciting, and sometimes tragic story of plain Americans--the people who cleared the land, turned the ground, built the factories, and struggled hard for existence and happiness. It is also the story of big business and the conflict between men and monopoly.." [From the dust wrapper copy]. This revised and enlarged edition adds a section on the years from 1932 to the time of publication, including consideration of Franklin D. Roosevelt's reforms. Thomas Hart Benton, an artist famous for his vision of American life, contributes the illustrations. Very good .
First Canadian edition. Good .
A publisher's note on the leaf following the half-title reads: "This copy of The Roaring Land is one of a special Washington State Edition autographed by the author." Archie Binns' signature appears below the notice. Binns tells the story of the exploration and development of the American Northwest. Good .
From the library of W. B. Cogswell of Syracuse, N.Y. with his name and the date April 27, 1918 stamped on the endpapers and flyleaf, and with his name stamped in gilt on the front cover. Very good .
Number 139 of a limited edition of 250 copies.
A title in the series Winnowings in American History. Virginia Tracts No. 1. Good .
First edition. Good .
For three seasons, the author joined Alaskan Eskimos hunting the great Arctic whale and was caught up in the bitter controversy between the whalers and the scientists and environmentalists who decided the bowhead whale was theatened with extinction, resulting in the imposition of strict limits on the hunt by the U.S. government. Very good .
Limited edition of 1,000 numbered copies, signed by Charles W. Bowring and Francis H. Tabor of the Society's committee.
St. George's was a charitable society run by and for Englishmen in New York City. Very good .
First edition. "Frontier history continually repeats itself. Into a primitive region come men to gain a livelihood; and to grapple with this wilderness they become primitive themselves. As they develop the region, they themselves develop, taking up the folkways and institutions that characterize the district whence they had come. But to the west of them is another region, still primitive; and into it go pioneers who must start at the beginning again."- -From the author's Introduction. Good .
Volume three of this invaluable reference work, which was issued over a number of years. Very good .