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If The Prospect Pleases: The West The Guidebooks Never Mention by  Ladd Haystead

If The Prospect Pleases: The West The Guidebooks Never Mention

by Ladd Haystead

First edition. 8vo. Light green cloth, titles stamped in silver gilt on the spine, xiii [blank], 208 pp., foreword, The author, at the close of World War II, examines the West with an eye to future needs and possibilities. The professions are scanned and succinct and valuable advice is provided. The value of new developments in agriculture through irrigation and other projects is also reviewed. Has a chapter on the cattle industry. Fine in a lightly rubbed dust jacket with light wear to the spine ends, corners, and extremities.

Inventory Number: 42931

$25.00