Ohio Indian Trails
Cleveland: The Gates Press, 1933. Numbered and Signed, First Edition.. Hardcover. 18.7x26.2cm. Wilcox, Frank N.. "The book is a key to new interest in the local scene for motorists. Hiking clubs, boy scouts, amateur archaeologists and teachers should find this volume enlightening. Because of the wealth of historical information, presented in footnotes as well as in the text, the book should prove valuable as a reference work. Curious readers can find pleasure in learning the aboriginal origin of many Ohio place names, as well as the story of Ohio's Indians, white pioneers and frontier battles." First edition, numbered 17; signed by the author to previous owner on second front endpaper, inside covers and free endpapers illustrated with maps; base of inside front cover bears small bookseller sticker which at some point partly bonded with opposing page, causing small surface tear and imperfection to base of front free endpaper. Jacket edges are imperfect, with some nicks and chipping, plus 75mm split from head of spine at front edge, 65mm split from base of front fore edge, plus tape repairs and reinforcement at edges on reverse of jacket. Front board bears several tiny dimples, otherwise clean and bright, with the pasted illustration on front and printed titled panel pasted to the backstrip remaining fine. Content clean and uncreased, edges faintly tanned, few spots atop rear endpapers. 268 pp including bibliography, list of rivers and trails, index of towns and villages, index of historic towns, and topical index. >1kg.. Very Good .
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Keywords: First Limited and Signed Edition Native American Indians Ohio Trails Tribes Anthropology Ethnography History America Wilcox Thirties