The Fort in the Wilderness
Strobeck, Katherine M.
Sylvan Beach, NY North Country Books 1978 0-932052-16-9 / 9780932052162 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket
Stated First Printing, SIGNED by author, in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean illustrated endpapers (detailed diagram of Fort Stanwix). No previous owner markings. Signed on title page by author: "Katherine M. Strobeck". Illustrated by Emerson Lamb. 83 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), has very light soiling, two short closed edge tears, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fascinating book written for children, but many adults will be unable to put it down. A story of true adventure, based on Mohawk Valley, New York history and the Oriskany-Fort Stanwix campaign in 1777. 026877