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Canfield, William H.
Outline Sketches of Sauk County; including Its History, from the first Marks of Man's Hand to 1861, and Its Topography, both Written and Illustrated.
A. N. Kellogg, Baraboo, WI. Scarce original editions of these seven+ books/pamphlets, dated from 1861 to 1873, with a dozen or so reports from a local history group, dated from 1872-1890; apparently bound together in 1890 with a brief introduction & comprehensive table of contents. Discusses various aspects of the history of parts of this south-central Wisconsin county; including its original inhabitants & their earthworks; Sauk Prairie & Prairie du Sac; Sumpter; Devil's Lake, lists of birds & indiginous animals; Merrimack; Baraboo & its water-powers; Reedsburg; Excelsior; Scenery of Sauk County; about a dozen Old Settlers' Association of Sauk County reports. Hardcover, full blue cloth as pictured. General wear, spotting & stains to covers, spine a bit more spotted; inner hinges split, but still sound, binder's label (M. C. Hacker, Baraboo) inside cover; some pages badly tanned but not brittle, one section has minor waterstains to the upper page margins. Many penciled checkmarks and a few corrections to pagination in the contents pages. Text clean; about 333 pages, including many ads, illustrations, a few folding maps & charts. Size: Large Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Bookworks [MWABA, IOBA] [Beloit, WI, U.S.A.]
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