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Richards, H. M. M.; John M. Buckalew; Sheldon Reynolds, M.A.; Jay Gilfillan Weiser; George Dallas Albert
Frontier Forts of Pennsylvania (Report of the Commission to Locate the Site of.) (Two Volumes)
Clarence M. Busch, State Printer, Pennsylvania, 1896. Large 8vo. 627; 636 pp. Index. Illustrated with 63 two-page and single-page maps, sites and plans (60 in color); 8 large folding maps (7 in color); and 30 plates (27 in color), most depicting various forts. Errata tipped in. Index. Three-quarter maroon leather over marbled paper-covered boards; gilt decoration and lettering to spines; All Edges Gilt; marbled endpapers. Light wear to extremities & along joints; some fading to spines; staining on lower spine of Vol. I; rear hinge of Vol. II cracked and holding; else a near fine and scarce set. Volume I includes: "The Indian Forts of the Blue Mountains" by H. M. M. Richards; "The Frontier Forts in the North and West Branches of the Susquehanna River" by John M. Buckalew; "The Frontier Forts Within the Wyoming Valley Region" by Sheldon Reynolds, M.A.; and "The Frontier Forts in the Cumberland and Yuniata Valleys" by Jay Gilfillan Weiser. Volume 2 is "The Frontier Forts of Western Pennsylvania" by George Dallas Albert. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Carpe Diem Fine Books, ABAA [Monterey, CA, U.S.A.]
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