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Title: Prairie Shooner Lady - the Journal of Harriet Sherrill Ward, 1853.
Description: Los Angeles: Westernlore Press, 1959. 1st. Hardcover. 14.5x21cm. ".Harriet undertook the writing of her journal with the promise that she would send it to her loved ones at the journey's end. This she did faithfully whether sick, beset by storms, or even when a wild Sioux warrior leaned over the wagon box and watched her with, no doubt, a savage wonder at such peculiar behavior." Maroon boards, gilt title on spine bearing handling creasing at ends, discolouration towards edges of boards suggests storage leaving edges exposed.blank embossed wagon illustration on front cover; inside covers and endpapers illustrated with maps in blue and yellow, old erased pencilled price faintly visible in top corner; second front endpaper (first blank) bears gift inscription dated Aug 12 1960 written and signed by Florence S. DeWitt, beneath which is the signature, Ward G. DeWitt. Binding is sound, content is clean, bright and uncreased.. Very Good .

Keywords: Biographical Frontier History Plains North American Social California 19th Nineteenth Century Sherril Ward Diary Prairie West

Price: GBP 17.00 = appr. US$ 24.28 Seller: Hay on Wye Promotions Ltd
- Book number: H1777

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