Proud Mahaska, 1843-1900

By: Semira A. Phillips (1826-1912)

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FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 9 x 6 inches. 383, [last a blank] pp. Frontispiece photographic portraits of the author and her husband; text clean, unmarked. Brown cloth, boards ruled in blind, gilt-stamped spine; binding square and tight, minor shelf wear, top rear corner bumped, tail of rear board scuffed. WY617-130. Very Good. Semira Phillips was the first school teacher in Mahaska, Iowa, and as such shares many intimate stories of the people and activities in the small town over nearly 6 decades of the nineteenth century. Politics, national road building, the Civil War, apple butter boiling, her first glimpse of Iowa, organizing churches and schools; it's all here to learn. REFERENCE: Storm, Graff Collection, No. 3276.

Title: Proud Mahaska, 1843-1900

Author Name: Semira A. Phillips (1826-1912)

Categories: Iowa,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Oskaloosa, IA, Herald Print: 1900

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: WY617-130

Keywords: Semira A. Phillips, Proud Mahaska 1843-1900,