Catholic Treasury Books

Catholic Treasury Books

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1 Wires West Catholic Treasury Book Signed By The Author
Leo Vincent Jacks Bruce Pub. Co 1957 Signed By the Author Hardcover Very Good Plus Very Good Plus Hardcover 
SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR! Bruce Publishing Company; Milwaukee; 1957; 1st Edition; Hardcover; 6; 6Very Good+; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Book has been signed and dated (September 1957) by the author on the first blank endpage. Book and Dust Jacket are in Very Good to Very Good Plus condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Dust Jacket is nice with some small chipping and covered by a clear mylar cover. This is NOT an ex-library book, but has come from a personal collection. The stringing of the first telegraph wires across the Western plains provides the background for this exciting story. Young John McFadden, just over from Ireland, is hired as a telegrapher and crewman by Edward Creighton, engineer in charge of the wire-stringing operation. Truce incidents of the Old West are woven into the tale and vivid descriptions of the Western plains and the wildlife. Here is a stirring story of a small band of courageous men, and the part they played in making our country great. Catholic Treasury Books are a series of books planned for readers 10 years of age or older. Taken from the great wealth of Catholic history, the books include true-to-life biographies and dramatic stories of persons and events which will make the reader proud of their Catholic heritage. Great to read aloud. This is a less common title in this wonderful series. Out of Print. 
Price: 26.24 USD
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