A Goodly Heritage: Earliest Wills on an American Frontier


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Hardcover, red cloth in publisher’s non price-clipped dust-jacket. 239 pages. Dust-jacket unfolds into large 1784 map of the Manor of Pittsburgh. Second Printing. An unique social history of the wills of the late 18th and early 19th century denizens of the area in and around Pittsburgh, then the gateway to a much larger western frontier. No previous ownership marks. Foxing to very tops of inner dust-jacket flaps and light spotting to top edge of bulked sheets, else a clean, square, unmarked copy. Very good in a very good dust-jacket.

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Weight 2 lbs
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Chalfant, Ella


University of Pittsburgh Press

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Pittsburgh, PA


8vo – over 7¾ – 9¾" tall

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