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THE COLUMBIA America's Great Highway Through the Cascade Mountains to the Sea ( SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR to Billy and Ma Sunday )

THE COLUMBIA America's Great Highway Through the Cascade Mountains to the Sea ( SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR to Billy and Ma Sunday )

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THE COLUMBIA America's Great Highway Through the Cascade Mountains to the Sea ( SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR to Billy and Ma Sunday )

by Lancaster, Samuel Christopher

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Portland, OR: The Author, 1916. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR "To 'Ma' and 'Billy' Sunday", a full page inscription dated Wednesday, Aug. 2nd, 1916 - " To 'Ma' and 'Billy' Sunday from The Portland Ad Club - This book is man's effort to portray something of the grandeur and the glory of the Gorge of the Columbia where the hand of God wrought mightily~ We hope that you will come often to see us and enjoy it, since the highway which the people of the Oregon Country have built connects us with your dooryard - Our latch string is always out to both of you. S.C.L The Highw Engineer". Billy Sunday was a popular outfielder in baseball's Major Leagues in the 1880s whose conversion to Christianity led him to become the most popular and influential evangelist of the first 2 decades of the Twentieth Century. He socialized with Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson, and counted both Herbert Hoover and John D. Rockefeller, Jr. as friends. It is estimated that he preached to more than one hundred million people face-to-face over the course of his lifetime. His wife "Ma" Nell Sunday was the love of his life and she also became his revival administrator, to great success. The book is Very Good, cloth lightly soiled and with 2 small holes top front gutter, top corner bump. 144 pp.with black and white and color photographs and a color fold-out map. . SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. Second Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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Bookseller
Dale Steffey Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
006327
Title
THE COLUMBIA America's Great Highway Through the Cascade Mountains to the Sea ( SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR to Billy and Ma Sunday )
Author
Lancaster, Samuel Christopher
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
Second Edition
Publisher
The Author
Place of Publication
Portland, OR
Date Published
1916
Size
4to - over 9¾" - 12&

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Soiled
Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.
Gutter
The inside margin of a book, connecting the pages to the joints near the binding.
Inscribed
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Jacket
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Cloth
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