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Author Name    Osborn, Chase S. >>

Title   Iron Hunter, the : (1st Edition, 1919)

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good with no dust jacket

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   N. Y. : Macmillan Company; 1919

Seller ID   16322

316 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, red-brown cloth, gilt lettering, decor in black and cream, 316 pages, 4-pg publisher catalog in rear, 11 b/w photos on unnumbered glossy plates. ; 1st edition, published May, 1919, stated. No other printings. ; Chase Salmon Osborn (1860-1949) was governor of Michigan 1911-1913. Before he went into politics he was an iron prospector in the Upper Peninsula and a newspaper reporter and owner. As governor he passed the worker's compensation law and eliminated the state deficit. This scarce political memoir has the author's own bookplate on front endpaper. ; Book shows only minor shelfwear. Main defects: front free endpaper missing, and owner name and address (Captain George J. Walhout, US Navy) stamped on title page. No other marks. Gilt is bright, binding is tight. (Amazonbuyers please note: This is a real book from 1919, not a modern facsimile reprint)

Price = 26.00 USD


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