Gladstone, T.H. Esq. And Frederick Law Olmstead (Editor)
Title The Englishman in Kansas: Or, Squatter Life and Border Warfare.
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Edition First American Edition.
Publisher New York Miller & Company 1857
Seller ID 002700
New York: Miller & Company, 1857. The Border War in "Bleeding Kansas" raged from 1854 to the outbreak of the Civil War; T.H. Gladstone travelled in the area in 1856, with this eye-witness account. This is a Very Good copy of the First American Edition. An uncommon book. Brown cloth binding, heavily blindstamped as decoration, with gilt lettering on the spine. Clean text; lv, 328 pages The 60-page Introduction is by the famed landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, as is the last chapter, as a "Supplement." Showing an average bit of wear, with rubbing and some small chips at the margins, but a sound copy of this primary source. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. First American Edition.. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition.