History of the Lackawanna Valley

By: Hollister, H., M.D.

Price: $100.00

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Near fine copy of rare second edition (1869). Green boards, gilt fore edge, gilt top and bottom of text block. Boards lightly bumped at upper tips. Gilt lettering on spine. Inside pastedown has attractive bookplate of William Thomaf Proprietor of Pennfylvania Bookf. Inside flyleaf has name and city of prior owner, dated April 23, 1894. Bright text and illustrations, tight text block. There are 22 illustrations. Frontis full page illustration of Slocum Hollow (Scranton) in 1840. Many full page illustrations of pioneer Lackawanna Valley leaders. Large illustration of the Delaware Water Gap. Burnt orange end papers, very tight binding. 442 pp. Extensive history of Lackawanna Valley. Must have book for Lackawanna Valley history enthusiasts. In 442 pages, Hollister presents a vastly expanded version of his famed first edition. This volume contains 22 wonderful illustrations, many full page. The chapters and illustrations include: Indian History of Wyoming, Indian Village of Capoose, Lackawanna River and Valley, Was Wyoming Once A Vast Lake?, War Paths, Indian Spring Upon The Moosic Mountain, Indian Relics and Fortifications, Indian Apple Tree, Beacon Fires, Silver Mine On The Lackawanna, Gold Mine, Salt Springs, Lead Mine, General History, Isaac Tripp, Westmoreland, Wallenpaupack Settlement, James Leggett, First Wagon Road From Pittston To The Delaware, Military Organization, Religion, Morality and Still Houses, Mills Upon The Lackawanna, Dr. Joseph Sprague, Dr. William Hooker Smith, Old Forge, The Signal Tree, The Wyoming Massacre, Providence Township And Village, Dunmore, History Of Scranton, Blakeley, Yankee Way Of Pulling A Tooth, Thomas Smith, Settlement Of Abington, The Great Hunter Elias Scott, Drinker's Beech (Now Covington), Settlement Of Jefferson, Chased By A Panther, Dunning, Carbondale, Lackawanna Valley In 1804, Formation Of Townships: Primitive Ministers, Proprietors' School Fund and Primitive Schools, Paths and Roads, The Rise of Methodism In The Valley, Smelling Hell, Formation Of Anthracite Coal, Organic Remains Found In The Coal Strata, Coal Lands Fifty Years Ago, William And Maurice Wurts, Falling In Of The Carbondale Mines, Earliest Mail Route Through The Valley, The Pennsylvania Coal Company, From Pittston To Hawley, Delaware, Western And Lackawanna Railroad, Lackawanna And Bloomsburg Railroad, Sketch Of The Early History Of The Lehigh And Susquehanna Railroad, Hon. George W. Scranton, Lehigh Valley Railroad and an extensive appendix. This is the best copy we have seen on the market. We specialize in books about Scranton and the surrounding area.

Title: History of the Lackawanna Valley

Author Name: Hollister, H., M.D.

Categories: History of Scranton and Lackawanna Valley,

Edition: Second Edition

Publisher: New York, C. A. Alvord: 1869

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Issued Without Jacket

Seller ID: 001718

Keywords: Lackawanna Valley, Susquehanna River Valley, Scranton, Blakeley, Dunmore, Abington, Waverly, Carbondale, Little Meadows, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania Railroad, Nay Aug Creek, Roaring Brook, Lackawanna Historical Society, Lackawanna Bar Association, Lackawanna