Leaves of Knowledge 1904 by Elma MacGibbon ~ Pacific Northwest & US Travel ~ Oregon, Montana, Washington, British Columbia ~ Nashwaak, NB


Title: Leaves of Knowledge

Author: [Sarah] Elma MacGibbon

Description: Ivory cloth boards decoratively stamped in gilt on spine and front cover. Light wear and minor soiling to cloth. Blemish on ffep, otherwise interior is generally clean. Frontispiece portrait of author with tissue guard. 237 pages.

Observations of travel across the Pacific Northwest (Montana, Oregon, Idaho, Washington and British Columbia). The author's tour begins in September 1898 in the city of Portland, and continues through its final hundred pages with further descriptions of travels to St. Louis, Washington DC, New York, Boston, the Maritime Provinces, St. Paul, Chicago, and Yellowstone.

The author, Sarah Elma (nee White) MacGibbon (1863-1942), was born in Nashwaak Village, New Brunswick, Canada. She immigrated to the Unites States in 1890 and married George L. MacGibbon, who at the time of the publication of his wife's book was a manager for the Aetna Banking & Trust Company of Butte, Montana. They lived in Portland during the 1910s-1920s.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Shaw & Borden Co.
Place: Spokane
Year: 1904

Keywords: Nashwaak, Pacific Northwest, Oregon, Montana, Washington, travelogue, travel,

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