My Pioneer Past GUY WARING 1936 Ranching Okanogan County Washington State History Colville Indian Reservation Intro by Owen Wister Northwest


Title: My Pioneer Past

Author: Guy Waring, with an introduction by Owen Wister

Description: First Edition (no other printings indicated). Green cloth boards with gilt titles. Tail of spine lightly pushed; faint smudges on boards, else fine. Unopened pages. Introduction by Owen Wister, a friend of the author since their days at Harvard. 32 photographic plates. Index. 256 pages. 8.8 x 6.25 inches.

Personal account of George Edward ''Guy'' Waring (1859-1936), based on the journal he kept between 1885 and 1888 while living on a ranch in the Okanogan region of northern Washington state.

Contents: Introduction; Buying the Ranch; Home; Cattle; The First Winter; The Indian Reservation; Storekeeping; Life Goes On; Administering Justice; The Trial; The Last Spring. Index.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Bruce Humphries
Place: Boston
Year: 1936

Keywords: frontier life, pioneers, Pacific Northwest, Northwest, pioneer life, ranching, history, Okanogan, Okanogan Valley, Winthrop, Okanogan County, Washington, Washington state, Colville Indian Reservation, Colville Indians,

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