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The voice of the old frontier

Author: R W G Vail; A.S.W. Rosenbach Fellowship in Bibliography Fund.
Publisher: New York : Octagon Books, 1970, [©1949]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume contains three lectures delivered at the University of Pennsylvania in the fall of 1945. It includes a large bibliographical index for information regarding American frontier history, mainly written by those who were living on the frontier or agents who were involved in the land and politics of the historic West (focusing mainly on works from the beginning of the country to the 1800s).
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Genre/Form: Bibliographies
Bibliography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vail, R.W.G. (Robert William Glenroie), 1890-1966.
Voice of the old frontier.
New York, Octagon Books, 1970 [©1949]
(OCoLC)745177124
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R W G Vail; A.S.W. Rosenbach Fellowship in Bibliography Fund.
OCLC Number: 111736
Notes: Half title: The A.S.W. Rosenbach Fellowship in Bibliography.
"Three lectures ... delivered at the University [of Pennsylvania] in the fall of 1945, supplemented by a bibliographical appendix [p. 84-466]."
Description: xii, 492 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The pioneer's own story --
The Indians' captives relate their adventures --
The frontier land agents offer them wares --
Conclusion --
Appendix: A bibliography of North American frontier literature --
Key to locations.
Responsibility: by R.W.G. Vail.

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This volume contains three lectures delivered at the University of Pennsylvania in the fall of 1945. It includes a large bibliographical index for information regarding American frontier history, mainly written by those who were living on the frontier or agents who were involved in the land and politics of the historic West (focusing mainly on works from the beginning of the country to the 1800s).

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