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Travers, J. Wadsworth
History Of Beautiful Palm Beach
, 1928 Published by J. WADSWORTH TRAVERS Binding: HARD BACK GREEN Size: 6 ¾ X 9 ¼ 146 Pages Overall Condition is: GOOD Mylar protective cover. BOARDS: title in dark green and orange print; cluster of four oranges; name of the author in fading gilt also on the front cover; mild to moderate discoloration especially to the back board; sun-faded spine; rubs; corner bumps/light fraying; soil marks. INTERIOR: pages tanned; black printing ink smudge on page 139, black and white frontispiece of J. Wadsworth Travers. The Palm Beach Press listed on one of the back free end papers. Black and white photographs throughout. Soil mark to the top page edges. EXCERPT FROM THE PREFACE: In 1902 he went to Nevada and became the author of Tonopah; Past, Present and Future. He became the editor of the Tonopah Daily Bonanza and drove the I. W. W.'s out of Tonopah. Later with Henry Bartlett, brother of Congressman Bartlett, Mr. Travers established the Round Mountain Nugget at Round Mountain, Nevada, where a badger in digging a hole, had uncovered a slab of gold, resulting in the founding of the town. Since those days of long ago, he has published other newspapers and books, ran for mayor of his home town (receiving the highest vote and defeating three other candidates) and served nearly four years as postmaster, resigning to come to Florida. Mr. Travers and his devoted helpmate, his inspiration, will celebrate their silver wedding-God willing-next October. We trust that this little volume will prove interesting to the lovers of Beautiful Palm Beach, our adopted home. EXCERPT FROM HISTORY OF BEAUTI … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop (princetn) [Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States]
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