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MAP: Iowa and Eastern Nebraska: 1864

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: T10

Condition: Black and white map, printed on 18x24” cream-colored paper, folded to approximately 9x12.” Reproduction map of original., Map, Reproduction map of original


Issued by A.J. Johnson in 1864, this maps shows both counties and townships in Iowa. The 32 eastern most counties in Nebraska are depicted, as well as Indian reservations, roads, trails, and small settlements in both areas.Black and white map, printed on 18x24” cream-colored paper, folded to approximately 9x12.” Reproduction map of original., Map, Reproduction map of original View more info

MAP: Iowa: 1873/74

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: S18

Condition: Black and white map, printed on 18x24” cream-colored paper, folded to approximately 9x12.” Reproduction map of original., Map, Reproduction map of original


A faithful reproduction of Asher and Adams' original 1873/74 lithograph, this map depicts the state during a time of rapid expansion, showing railway lines, cities, towns, county lines, and other important features.Black and white map, printed on 18x24” cream-colored paper, folded to approximately 9x12.” Reproduction map of original., Map, Reproduction map of original View more info

MAP: Iowa: 1880/81

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: S35

Condition: Black and white map, printed on 18x24” cream-colored paper, folded to approximately 9x12.” Reproduction map of original., Map, Reproduction map of original


With an inset view of Des Moines, this map from our Centennial collection is useful for locating counties, numbered townships, and the numerous small towns and villages throughout the state. Railways are also identified.Black and white map, printed on 18x24” cream-colored paper, folded to approximately 9x12.” Reproduction map of original., Map, Reproduction map of original View more info

MAP: Iowa 1853

By: N/A

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: F09

Condition: 8.5x11” acid-free, heavyweight, linen-finish, cream-colored paper. Reproduction map of original, Map, Reproduction map of original


8.5x11” acid-free, heavyweight, linen-finish, cream-colored paper. Reproduction map of original, Map, Reproduction map of original View more info

LICENSE TO COOK IOWA STYLE

By: N/A

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Penfield Books:

Seller ID: 04325X

ISBN: 1932-04325X

Condition: Spiral bound, 5-1/2 x 3-1/2", 166 pages, spiralbound, Penfield Books


Spiral bound, 5-1/2 x 3-1/2", 166 pages, spiralbound, Penfield Books View more info

This State of Wonders: The Letters of An Iowa Frontier Family, 1858-1861

By: edited by John Kent Folmar.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: University of Iowa Press: 1991, 1986

Seller ID: 453411

ISBN: 0877453411

Condition: 186 pages, 7 photos, 3 maps, paperback, University of Iowa Press


When the John Hugh Williams family immigrated to Homer, Iowa, in the 1850s, they had six children, ranging in age from five to twenty. Suddenly land poor, in debt, and caught in the Panic of '57, they sent their eldest son, James, to Georgia to work and add to the family income.The seventy-five letters collected here represent the family's correspondence to their absent son and brother. From 1858 to 1861, James' sisters, brothers, mother, and father wrote to him freq... View more info

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History of Spirit Lake Massacre!

By: Lorenzo Porter Lee

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1857, 2005)

Seller ID: L3405

ISBN: 0788434055

Condition: 50 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1857, 2005), 2011, 5.5x8.5, paper, 50 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


As indicated by the title, this event caused quite a sensation. The Gardiner family had moved from Seneca, New York, to the lovely little settlement of Spirit Lake on the Iowa frontier. Local Indians, apparently feeling deprived of provisions, descended upton the settlement, killing the men and children, and capturing fourteen-year-old Abigail and three other women. She endured a terrifying ordeal of brutality and hardship on her six-week journey to the Sioux village whe... View more info

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The Follinglo Dog Book: A Norwegian Pioneer Story from Iowa

By: Peder Gustav Tjernagel, Foreword by Wayne Franklin, Afterword by Peter Tjernagel Harstad

Price: $19.95

Publisher: University of Iowa Press:

Seller ID: 45678X

ISBN: 0-87745-678-X

Condition: 256 pp, 32 photos, 1999, paperback, University of Iowa Press


The Follinglo Dog Book both is and is not about dogs. The dogs are certainly here: from Milla to Chip the Third, we encounter a procession of heroic if often unfortunate creatures who, along with their immigrant masters, led a hard life on the nineteenth-century American frontier. However, if you pick up this book thinking it will offer a heartwarming read about canine experiences, you will find yourself reinformed by the way it unfolds.Instead, these are the stories... View more info

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History of Butler County, Iowa

By: Union Publishing Company

Price: $43.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1883, 1999)

Seller ID: U1343

ISBN: 0788413430

Condition: 582 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1883, 1999), 2010, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 582 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Butler County is located in northeastern Iowa and is bordered by Floyd, Bremer, Black Hawk, Grundy and Franklin counties. The first permanent settler in the county was Joseph Hicks, who in made his way up Shell Rock and established himself near the present site of the town of Clarksville. This book follows the early settlers up to1883, the date of original publication. Topics of interest include: topography and agriculture; county government, political affairs and county... View more info