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AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF JOHN BALL by  John Ball - First edition - 1925 - from johnson rare books & archives (SKU: 56415)

AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF JOHN BALL

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AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF JOHN BALL

by Ball, John

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  • hardcover
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Grand Rapids, Michigan: The Dean-Hicks Company, 1925. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Compiled by His Daughters: Kate Ball Powers, Flora Ball Hopkins, Lucy Ball. Eight illustrations. John Ball (1794-1884) spent just one of his eighty-nine years in Oregon but has been widely recognized as the first school teacher in the Oregon Country. He also made some interesting observations about Oregon in his letters and reminiscences. Original green cloth binding, with gilt stamping. Internally crisp and clean. Mild bump to the bottom corners. The dust jacket is a trifle rubbed, with the title handwritten in ink on the spine head; otherwise very good.

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Bookseller
johnson rare books & archives US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
56415
Title
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF JOHN BALL
Author
Ball, John
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Dean-Hicks Company
Place of Publication
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Date published
1925

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jacket
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First Edition
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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
Cloth
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