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: B De Graaf. These facsimiles of the original publications were produced as a set by De Graaf in 1972. Scarce as a set. <br />4 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. <br />All the books are as new, without flaws. <br />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. <br />facsimile is xiv, 508 pp. As new. <br />3) S.M. Fuller. 'Summer on the Lakes in 1843' Originally 1844. Red Cloth. 35 pp. introduction / life of Fuller. <br />facsimile is 508 pp. Engraving as frontis. As new. <br />3) Eliza W. Farnham. 'Life in Prairie Land' Originally 1855. Green Cloth. 32 pp. introduction / life of Farnham. <br />facsimile is xii, 408 pp. As new. <br />4) Mrs Frank Leslie. 'California, A pleasure trip from Gotham to the Golden Gate, April, May, June 1877', <br />Originally 1877. Brown Cloth. 24 pp introduction / life of Leslie. facsimile is 286, ii. pp. Frontis engraving. <br />As new. Apart from the fact that the gilt title to the spine has been put on upside down.