Topeka, KS: Historical Publishing Company, 1928. First edition. Hardcover. 1267pp. Quarto [27 cm] Green cloth over boards with gilt stamped titles on the backstrips. Green marbled text block edges and endpapers. Volume 1 is in good condition. The front hinge is going, and the text block is cracked several times. The frontispiece page and the last page of the contents section is completely detached, but present. Volume 2 is in fair condition only, with numerous breaks to the text block. The majority of the pages are hanging on by a thread. Item #40737
Story of interesting events from Indian occupancy of valley, Connecticut settlement, organization of Luzerne County, start of anthracite industry, and forty years effort to establish Lackawanna County.