Thirteen: Stories of the Far West Hardcover 1887 by Forbes Heermans - History - Hawaii - Old West - Billy the Kid - Colorado - New Mexico


Title: Thirteen: Stories of the Far West

Author: Forbes Heermans

Description: Beveled, dark green cloth boards with gilt title. Worn at head and foot of spine; general soiling; tips of corners show a small bit of exposure. Gilt on spine darkened. Front and rear inner hinges have been archivally repaired. Previous owner's name and date (1887 or 1889?) on ffep, plus name at top of first text page. Grease soiling in the bottom margin of the last couple pages. 263 pp. 7 x 5.25 inches.

Thirteen tales, which the author purports to be his own experiences and drawn from his notebooks, of mining camps, assayimg, mountaineering, ranching, and other adventures, many of which happen in Colorado and New Mexico (including an encounter with Billy the Kid in Puerto de Luna). The last third of the book describes the author's sailing from San Francisco to Hawaii and his encounters at Lahaina and at the leper colony on Molokai with Father Damien.

Forbes Heermans (1856-1928) graduated from Cornell University in 1878 and at his bequest his alma mater established the Forbes Heermans Prize for literature. The Syracuse native had traveled the world in the 1880's and 1890's and was the author of several novels, plays, and short stories.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: C. W. Bardeen Publisher
Place: Syracuse, N.Y.
Year: 1887

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: Uncompahgre, Colorado, Old West, mining camps, New Mexico, Puerto de Luna, Billy the Kid, Hawaii, Lahaina, Molokai, Father Damien,

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