The West in the Life of the Nation

By: GIBSON, Arrell Morgan

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Book Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


A signed first edition of this work by Oklahoma historian Arrell Morgan Gibson. Per his preface, the author ". . .narrates and interprets the saga of Western America from prehistoric times to 1976. It depicts the 350-year contest waged by Spain, France, Great Britain, Russia, and, belatedly, the United States to control the territory. . .". With dozens of black & white illustrations and photos, as well as 12 maps. Signed by author on front free endpaper. Indexed. --- In wood grain-look yellow paper-covered boards with engraved illustration of men shooting buffalo from a steam locomotive to cover. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With specks of soiling to a few leaves, and with sunning to spine, else a tightly bound, sturdy copy. (This item scarce in this edition.) ; Tall Octavo - 9 to 10 in. tall; xii, 640 pages; Signed by Author

Title: The West in the Life of the Nation

Author Name: GIBSON, Arrell Morgan

Categories: >>American History & Politics, >>History of Colorado & the Old West,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Lexington, Massachusetts, D. C. Heath and Company: 1976

ISBN Number: 0669615153

ISBN Number 13: 9780669615159

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 83162