Item #64633 The Humboldt: Highroad of the West. Dale L. Morgan, WPA.
The Humboldt: Highroad of the West

The Humboldt: Highroad of the West

New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1943. Arnold Blanch. First edition. Hardcover. 374pp. Octavo [21 cm] Light gray cloth with a gilt stamped title on a brown ink stamped panel on the backstrip. Publisher's yellow top stain. Illustrated endsheets. The extremities are gently bumped, there is a barely perceptible moisture stain in the top fore-edge corner of the rear board, and there is a previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. In the illustrated dust jacket, with a 1" closed tear and occasional chips to the edges. With Dale Morgan's commentary on WPA workers titled, "--- A Share in America," on the rear panel. Very Good / Very good. Item #64633

Twenty-third volume in "The Rivers of America" series. More of a collection of short narratives than a linear history, this Morgan work was one of his most successful works and one of the most popular in the "Rivers" series. Illustrated by Arnold Blanch. Fitzgerald H26. Saunders 16.

Price: $150.00

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