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A History of Lawrence, Kansas from the First Settlement to the Close of the Rebellion, Cordley, Richard

Author Name    Cordley, Richard

Title   A History of Lawrence, Kansas from the First Settlement to the Close of the Rebellion

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good+ with no dust jacket

Edition   1st Edition; 1st Printing

Publisher   Lawrence, KS E. F. Caldwell 1895

Seller ID   2679

EX-LIBRARY with usual markings. Maroon cloth covers show light wear to edges with slightly heavier wear at corners. Removal of library sticker is visible in bottom spine portion of covers. Text is acidic and slightly brittle. Binding is sound. Former owner's book plate on front pastedown. Aside from library markings, a copy in Very Good condition. ; Presumed first state of first printing in maroon cloth. " This work is a history of Lawrence covering the period 1854 through the end of the Civil War in 1865. There are twenty-seven chapters. The author's portrait is the frontispiece with his facsimile signature below. A portrait of Amos Lawrence, for whom Lawrence, Kansas, is named, appears just after the table of contents and before the first chapter. There are other photographs of early settlers and illustrations relating to early Lawrence events. Cordley was born in England in 1829. His parents moved to the U. S. In 1850. Cordley came to Kansas in 1857. He remained in Kansas until 1875 when he returned to Michigan. In 1878 he returned to Kansas and spent six years as pastor of a church at Emporia. In 1884 he returned to Lawrence." -From David Dary's Kanzana; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 269 pages

Price = 150.00 USD

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