Franklin

Down historic waterways; six hundred miles of canoeing upon Illinois and Wisconsin rivers.

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Thwaites, Reuben Gold, 1853-1913.
Edition:
2d ed. rev., with new preface and with full-paged illustrations from photographs.
Publication:
Chicago, A. C. McClurg & co., 1902.
Format/Description:
Book
300 p. illus. 20 cm.
Subjects:
Canoes and canoeing.
Wisconsin -- Description and travel.
Rock River.
Fox River.
Wisconsin River (Wis.).
Form/Genre:
Pictorial cloth bindings (Binding) -- 1902.
Signed bindings (Binding) -- 1902.
Contents:
Preface to the second edition
Introduction
The winding Yahara
The barbed-wire fences
An Illinois prarie home
The half-way house
Grand detour folks
An ancient mariner
Storm bound at erie
The last day out
Smiths island
From Packwaukee to berlin
The mascoutins
The land of the winnebagoes
Locked through
The bay settlement
Alone in the wilderness
The last of the sacs
A panoramic view
Floating through fairyland
The discovery of the mississippi
Table of distances
Index.
Notes:
First published under title: Historic waterways.
Cover design signed with an "H" for Frank Hazenplug.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: "Gold and black in green cloth. Hazenplug used similar typography and the gold sun on both Thwaites titles, but the treatment of the landscape is quite different on each" -- Minsky.
Athenaeum copy: Livezey Fund bookplate.
Cited in:
Minsky, Richard. American decorated publisher's bindings, 1872-1929 (electronic resource), v. 1, pg. 15
Contributor:
Hazenplug, Frank, 1874-1931. , Binding designer
OCLC:
4053593
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