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Jones, Herschel V. (Herschel Vespasian), 1861–1928
Adventures in Americana, 1492-1897 : The romance of voyage and discovery from Spain to the Indies, the Spanish Main, and North America; inland to the Ohio country; on toward the Mississippi; through to California; over Chilkoot Pass to the gold fields of Alaska. Being a selection of books from the library of Herschel V. Jones, Minneapolis, Minnesota. With a preface by Dr. Wilberforce Eames.
New York : Published by William Edwin Rudge, 1928.
Physical Description:
2 v. : facsims. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Reference Library
Z1207 .J65 (LC)+ Oversize
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Title in black and red; within double-lined borders; vignette of an eagle.
"Two hundred copies for sale of this first edition printed by William Edwin Rudge, New York, April 1928. Typography of title-page by Bruce Rogers."
Annotated catalogue; 600 titles arranged in chronological order according to date of publication.
"With the advice of Wilberforce Eames this catalogue was made by Helen Fagg."
Subject Terms:
America -- Description and travel -- Bibliography.
Frontier and pioneer life -- United States -- Bibliography.
Rare books.
United States -- Description and travel -- Bibliography.
Fagg, Helen.