Pioneer Sketches: Scenes and Incidents of Former Days. Thrilling Scenes and Incidents, Fierce Encounters with Indians and Wild Beasts, Early Privations of the American Pioneers, Biographical Sketches of Many Early Pioneers. M. P. Sargent.
Pioneer Sketches: Scenes and Incidents of Former Days. Thrilling Scenes and Incidents, Fierce Encounters with Indians and Wild Beasts, Early Privations of the American Pioneers, Biographical Sketches of Many Early Pioneers
Pioneer Sketches: Scenes and Incidents of Former Days. Thrilling Scenes and Incidents, Fierce Encounters with Indians and Wild Beasts, Early Privations of the American Pioneers, Biographical Sketches of Many Early Pioneers
Pioneer Sketches: Scenes and Incidents of Former Days. Thrilling Scenes and Incidents, Fierce Encounters with Indians and Wild Beasts, Early Privations of the American Pioneers, Biographical Sketches of Many Early Pioneers

Pioneer Sketches: Scenes and Incidents of Former Days. Thrilling Scenes and Incidents, Fierce Encounters with Indians and Wild Beasts, Early Privations of the American Pioneers, Biographical Sketches of Many Early Pioneers

Erie, PA: Herald Printing and Publishing Company, 1891.

First Edition. Hardcover. Good+. 512 pp, in original gray cloth binding, with faded gilt titles. Illustrated with portraits and somewhat amateurish line drawings. Boards edgeworn, previous owner's name on front free endpaper; front hinge just a bit wobbly, but binding sound, text clean. In addition to folksy tales of pioneer life in Pennsylvania and Ohio, this volume includes content on the early American petroleum industy. Eberstadt: "Early days in the oil regions; Drake’s discovery; Franklin; Oil City; the Stede Farm; oil production; Bennehoff robbery of half a million; Titusville, etc." Howes S-108.

Item #21726

Price: $110.00

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