Sale 19JJ01 | Lot 227

[NEW JERSEY] TOWNSEND, THOMAS. The Home Afloat or the Boy Trappers of the Hackensack.

Catalogue: Americana from the Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

Lot Details

Lot 227
[NEW JERSEY] TOWNSEND, THOMAS. The Home Afloat or the Boy Trappers of the Hackensack.
Athenia, N. J.: Athenia Publishing Company, [1908]. First edition. Publisher's green cloth gilt. 313 pp. Slight lean to spine, generally a bit worn and rubbed with some loss to extremities, contemporary ownership signature to front pastedown.
"Story of the Hull family, who went immediately after the Civil War to live in Hackensack, N. J., then a very primitive place. The boys learn to trap animals and are able to help the family fortunes by the sale of the skins" (Publisher's Weekly, 1909). Uncommon; we trace no auction records and no copies are located in WorldCat.


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Estimate: $30 - $50
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Estimate: $30 - $50
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Americana from the Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

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