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The Story Of Ajax, Life In The Big Hole Basin by Alva J. Noyes

The Story Of Ajax, Life In The Big Hole Basin

by Alva J. Noyes

Publication: State Publishing Company, 1914, Helena

First edition. 8vo. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper. Dark blue cloth, [i-viii], [1]-158 pp., frontispiece. [photograph of the Ajax mine], foreword, illustrated, plates, portraits, errata, index. This book is said to be the first autobiography published in Montana. Six Score 82 says, "Noyes came to Montana in 1866. His autobiography, supposedly the first published in Montana, contains many references to the cattle industry and to important Montana pioneers." Bright, near fine copy.

Inventory Number: 45779

$2,500.00