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Covered Wagon Women: Diaries And Letters From The Western Trails, 11 Volumes by Kenneth L. (Editor) Holmes

Covered Wagon Women: Diaries And Letters From The Western Trails, 11 Volumes

by Kenneth L. (Editor) Holmes

Publication: The Arthur H Clark Company, 1983-1993, Glendale

First editions, first printings. Green cloth, Illustrations, portraits, maps, (including large folding map), index. The letters and diaries of many brave women who were part of the great western, overland migration of the 19th century. A very informative, and often touching record of exceptional importance. "The diaries are reprinted verbatim, with no changes in spelling, punctuation, etc. Each is introduced by the editor with historical background and identification of characters whenever possible. Minor footnoting to clarify the text is included."--Clark/Brunet. Volume XI includes index and a large folding map showing the overland routes taken. This work is essential for any library of Western Americana. This outstanding work is destined to become as avidly sought as many other, well-known sets by The Arthur H. Clark Co. Highly desirable. Fine in original plain dust jackets. Highly recommended.

Inventory Number: 48207

$650.00