Seedtime on the Cumberland

By: Arnow, Harriette Simpson

Price: $40.00

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Book Condition: Near Fine


Stated First Printing in clean dust jacket with publisher's price still intact (7.50). Very clean green cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of half-title page. Illustrated with maps. 449 pages. Dust jacket is clean with very slight edge wear, no chips, a few tiny edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of the first white settlers who came to the bluegrass and limestone valleys of the Cumberland River, which embraces much of southern Kentucky and most of middle Tennessee, centering on Nashville. The life of 1780-1803 in the Old Southwest has never been drawn in such detail. The author devoted years to researech, but as her own roots are in the Cumberland country, she brings to her work a personal slant that helps transform the past into the present.

Title: Seedtime on the Cumberland

Author Name: Arnow, Harriette Simpson

Categories: Americana, History,

Edition: First

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1960

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good+ Jacket

Seller ID: 028708

Keywords: Americana, Cumberland River Valley history, Kentucky, Tennessee, Harriette Simpson Arnow, first edition, pioneer life,