Women on the Move. A Series of Books on the American West and Midwest by Women who Traveled and Settled there between 1835 and 1877.
Niewuwkoop: 1972. These are facsimiles of the original publications, and were produced as a set by De Graaf in 1972. Scarce as this complete set.
Four volumes in slipcase. The slipcase is clean and tidy with no significant flaws. A small stamp stating archief exemplaar to the slipcase. A touch of handling / marking. All the books are as new, without flaws. All text in English.
1) Eliza W. Farnham. 'California, In-doors and out: How we Farm, Mine, and Live Generally in the Golden State' Originally 1856. Blue Cloth. 42 pp. introduction / life of Farnham, with 2 folding plates.
facsimile is xiv, 508 pp. As new.
3) S.M. Fuller. 'Summer on the Lakes in 1843' Originally 1844. Red Cloth. 35 pp. introduction / life of Fuller.
facsimile is 508 pp. Engraving as frontis. As new.
3) Eliza W. Farnham. 'Life in Prairie Land' Originally 1855. Green Cloth. 32 pp. introduction / life of Farnham.
facsimile is xii, 408 pp. As new.
4) Mrs Frank Leslie. 'California, A pleasure trip from Gotham to the Golden Gate, April, May, June 1877',
Originally 1877. Brown Cloth. 24 pp introduction / life of Leslie. facsimile is 286, ii. pp. Frontis engraving.
As new. Apart from the fact that the gilt title to the spine has been put on upside down.