Gilbert, Frank T
Title Historic sketches of Walla Walla, Whitman, Columbia and Garfield counties, Washington Territory
Book Condition Good
Publisher Printing House of A.G. Walling
Seller ID SKU1042692
B000881IF0 First edition. Tight binding. Clean unmarked text and covers. Portland, Oregon: A.G. Walling, 1882., 64 lithographed plates, 6 of them double-page, most with multiple images . Rebound in modern maroon cloth, with original gilt-pictorial front cover cloth mounted on front cover. One plate, farm residence of Charles Russell, removed and patched with plain paper and tape. Tape used to repair a few minor and large tears, and tape residue to bottom of title page. Light water damage to lower edges of pages throughout the book. Light soiling to edges and two brown spots on bottom edges. General history of the Pacific Coast, of Oregon and Washington, and a wealth of historical and statistical detail about the specific counties mentioned in the title. Includes a complete index, list of illustrations, and a 66-page biographical supplement with complete biographical histories of over 100 key pioneers and business leaders, plus brief biographical sketches of hundreds of other residents of the specific counties. Smith 3547. Very rare. Book is oversized and/or heavy, priority or international orders will require additional shipping funds. Earthlight Books is a family owned and operated, independent bookstore serving Walla Walla, Washington since 1973.