Pilots Of The Republic: The Romance of the Pioneer Promoter In The Middle West. Archer Butler Hulbert.

Pilots Of The Republic: The Romance of the Pioneer Promoter In The Middle West

Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co, 1906. First edition. Hardcover. First edition. Light blue buckram cloth lettered and decorated in white and black. Top edge gilt. xvi+ 368 pp. with 16 portraits and illustrative initials by Walter J. Enright. A tight, very good example, fade to the spine but front cover bright, two dime-sized spots to the rear cloth; tasteful Native American design bookplate front free endpaper. . Some foredges unopened. The stories of some of the major promoters of America's move West after the American Revolution. George Washington was one of the first, owning some thirty thousand acres in the Ohio Valley. Read also of Richard Henderson, founder of "Translyvania", Rufus Putnam "The Father of Ohioo", David Zeisberger, George Rogers Clark, Henry Clay, Lewis and Clark, Thomas and Mercer, J.J. Astor and the pacific Northwest, and others. Very Good. Item #E19436

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