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Large collection of Lakeside Classics

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Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500
Price realised:  US$960
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Title: Large collection of Lakeside Classics Author: ** Place: Chicago Publisher: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co. / The Lakeside Classics Date: 1925-1991 Description: 67 volumes. Edited by Milo Milton Quaife, Dale Morgan, Doyce B. Nunis, Jr., et al. Each with illustrations, including maps (many folding), photographs, and other reproductions from scarce sources (some in color). A few with the Publisher’s compliment’s card, laid in. 6¾x4¼, original gilt-stamped cloth, top edges gilt. First printings. Titles include: From dark green cloth series: William Lewis Manly’s Death Valley in ’49; Josiah Gregg’s Commerce of the Prairies; Zebulon M. Pike Southwestern Expedition. * Red cloth series: Ford’s History of Illinois from 1818 to 1847 (2 vols.); Larpenteur Forty Years a Fur Trader; The Early Days of Rock Island and Davenport: The Narratives of J.W. Spencer and J.M.D. Burrows; Narrative of the Adventures of Zenas Leonard; The Western Country in the 17th Century: The Memoirs of Lamothe Cadillac and Pierre Liette; Nowlin The Bark Covered House; Wau-Bun: The “Early Day” in the North-West by Mrs. Kinzie (2 copies); Army Life in Dakota by De Trobriand; War on the Detroit: Vercheres & Foster; Across the Plains in Forty-nine by Shaw; The Truth about Geronimo by Davis; Custer My Life on the Plains; Kit Carson’s Autobiography; Burlend A True Picture of Emigration; Absaraka Home of the Crows; Gillett Six Years with the Texas Rangers; Kendall’s Texan Santa Fe Expedition; Growing Up with Southern Illinois by Brush; Pattie’s Personal Narrative; Bidwell’s Echoes of the Past & Steele’s In Camp and Cabin; Cook The Border and the Buffalo; Summerhayes’ Vanished Arizona; Alexander Mackenzie’s Voyage to the Pacific Ocean in 1793; Pictures of Gold Rush California. * Blue cloth series: James’ Three Years Among the Indians and Mexicans; Cooke’s Outlines from the Outpost; The Siege of Detroit in 1763; Hollister’s Colorado Volunteers in New Mexico, 1862; Pioneers Letts and Banning Narratives, 1825-65; Collins’ My Experiences in the West; Lynch’s Three Years in the Klondike; Mohr Excursion Through America; Rankin Narratives of the American Revolution; Woods Two Years’ Residence on the English Prairie of Illinois; Fremantle & Haskell Two Views of Gettysburg; Milford’s Memoir; Boller Among the Indians; Peckham Narratives of Colonial America, 1704-65; McConkey Dakota War Whoop; Franchere Voyage to the Northwest Coast of America; Rose Advocates and Adversaries; Private Smith’s Journal; John D. Young and the Colorado Gold Rush; Judd’s Honolulu; Conrad’s Uncle Dick Wootton; Finerty War-Path and Bivouac; de Hauranne’s A Frenchman in Lincoln’s America (2 vols.). * Brown cloth series: Kelly Narrative of My Captivity among the Sioux Indians; Life of Tom Horn; Byrd’s Skyward; Mrs. Hill’s Journal & Civil War Reminiscences; Tibbles’ Buckskin and Blanket Days; Breakenridge’s Helldorado; Abbott & Smith’s We Pointed Them North; Coe’s Frontier Fighter; Applegate & Porter’s Westward Journeys; Ballentine Autobiography of an English Soldier in the U.S. Army; Randolph’s Hell among the Yearlings; Bryant’s Children of Ol’ Man River; Mark Twain’s West; and Hoyt’s A Frontier Doctor. Lot Amendments Condition: Mild edge wear and rubbing and some sunning to several spines (but not to brown cloth volumes); condition varies a bit, from very good to fine, most being near fine or better. Item number: 169681

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 332: Americana - Travel - Exploration - Maritime; Maps & Atlases
Date of the auction: 25 May 2006
Address: PBA Galleries
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