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History Of Corporal Fess Whitaker FESS WHITAKER

History Of Corporal Fess Whitaker


Other works by FESS WHITAKER

Publication: The Standard Printing Co, Inc, 1918, Louisville

First edition. 8vo. Original green cloth, titles stamped in gold gilt on the front cover, 152 pp., author's preface, illustrated from photographs, frontispiece, portraits. Limited to 500 copies of which 300 copies were lost in a 1977 flood. Life in the Kentucky mountains, Mexico and Texas. Tells the story of Fess Whitaker's travels and experiences as a coal miner (18 years), railroader (9 years), soldier (6 years), and politician (5 years). The many adventurers are of interest. Covers lightly rubbed at spine ends and corners, else a near fine, tight copy.

Inventory Number: 45929