1881 Rare First Edition Book signed by the Author ~ LEGENDS OF THE NORTHWEST by Hanford Lennox Gordon.
Author: Hanford Lennox Gordon.
Title: Legends of the Northwest. Containing: The Mississippi, The Feast of the Virgins, Winona, The Legend of the Falls, The Sea Gull, Minnetonka.
Publisher: St.Paul, Minnesota, The St. Paul Book and Stationery Co., 1881. Signed First Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size : 9 "X 6 ".
Pages: viii-143 pages + errata.
Binding: Good and attractive gilt decorated full cloth binding (hinges fine, slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Good content (bright and tight, some foxing and staining - as shown, gift note signed by the author on the first endpaper - as shown, small ink stamp of a previous owner on the last endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the frontispiece, the full page and the in-text illustrations throughout.
The book: Rare signed First edition of Legends of the Northwest. Containing: The Mississippi, The Feast of the Virgins, Winona, The Legend of the Falls, The Sea Gull, Minnetonka.
The author: Gordon, Hanford Lennox, 1836-1920 -- Hanford Lennox Gordon was born in Andover, New York on December 30, 1836, and died on November 13, 1920. He came to Minnesota in 1857 and settled in Clearwater. In 1861, he enlisted in the First Minnesota Regiment, but he left soon after due to health problems. He then went on to practice law in Monticello and St. Cloud, where he also served as the register for the U.S. land office there. Following this, Gordon lived in Minneapolis for a number of years, then moved to Los Angeles, California. He is the author of several books of poems, many of which relate to Minnesota.
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