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The Minnesota, Forgotten River EVAN JONES

The Minnesota, Forgotten River


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Publication: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1962, New York

First edition. Rivers of America series. 8vo. Tan cloth, [12], 306 pp., many illustrations, maps, bibliography, index. Illustrated by Harry Heim. An excellent account of the history of life and events in this southern Minnesota river valley. The river has provided the scenery for many of Minnesota's important historical events to include much on the Sioux Uprising of 1862. Also information on the only blunder of Jesse James's career, the origin of selling goods on credit by Sears, Roebuck and Company, and with individuals including Dred Scott, Zebulon Pike, and Henry David Thoreau. Fine in price-clipped dust jacket.

Inventory Number: 50617