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The Palimpsest Vol. IV, No. 6, June 1923

By: Briggs, John Ely, ed.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Iowa City, Iowa, State Historical Society of Iowa: 1923

Seller ID: 1066

Condition: Ex-lib; small stamps on upper & lower edge of front cover; sticker removal shadow; otherwise very good condition


12mo; original stapled & printed brown wrappers; b&w portrait photo and accomanying piece on Robert J. "Bob" Burdette, humorist. Also: Grasshoper Times on the ravages of Rocky Mountain locusts in O'Brien County 1873-79, as related by one of its victims, Thomas Barry, in an article by Josephine Barry Donovan. View more info

The Palimpsest Vol. 4, No. 7, July 1923

By: Briggs, John Ely, ed.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Iowa City, Iowa, State Historical Society of Iowa: 1923

Seller ID: 1067

Condition: Ex-lib; small stamps on upper & lower edge of front cover; sticker removal shadow; otherwise very good condition


12mo; original printed & stapled brown wrappers; port. illustration. Articles on the early exploration and settling of Iowa; Father Marquette; Louis Joliet, etc. View more info

The Palimpsest Vol. IV, No. 8, August 1923.

By: Briggs, John Ely, ed.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Iowa City, Iowa, State Historical Society of Iowa: 1923

Seller ID: 1068

Condition: Ex-lib; small stamps on upper & lower edge of front cover; sticker removal shadow; otherwise very good condition


12mo; original, printed & stapled brown wrappers; facsimile. Articles include: Bertha Shambaugh, Restorer of Iowa Palimpsests [on Herbert Quick]; Wallace, An Iowa Doone Band, etc. View more info

The Palimpsest Vol. IV, No. 10, October 1923

By: Briggs, John Ely, ed.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Iowa City, Iowa, State Historical Society of Iowa: 1923

Seller ID: 1069

Condition: Ex-lib; small stamps on upper & lower edge of front cover; sticker removal shadow; otherwise very good condition


12mo; original stapled & printed brown wrappers. Articles on Kelley's Army and the Populist movement. In 1894, Gen. Charles T. Kelly took command of this "industrial army" of 600 unemployed men in Oakland, California with the plan of crossing the country to Washington, D.C. in order to petition Congress. It attained its greatest numbers and the height of its popularity in western Iowa. View more info

The Palimpsest Vol. IV, No. 2, February 1923

By: Briggs, John Ely, ed.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Iowa City, Iowa, State Historical Society of Iowa: 1923

Seller ID: 1070

Condition: Ex-lib; small stamps on upper & lower edge of front cover; sticker removal shadow; otherwise very good condition


12mo; original stapled & printed brown wrappers. Articles: A Confederate Spy by Bruce Mahan on Thomas J. Chew of Cascade; Ventures in Wheat by J. M. D. Burrows on wheat speculation by pioneer commission merchant James E. Woodruff adapted from Burrows' Fifty Years in Iowa. View more info

The Palimpsest Vol. V, No. 8, August 1924

By: Briggs, John Ely, ed.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Iowa City, Iowa, State Historical Society of Iowa: 1924

Seller ID: 1071

Condition: Ex-lib; small stamps on upper & lower edge of front cover; sticker removal shadow; otherwise very good condition


12mo; original stapled & printed brown wrappers; b&w portrait photo of George D. Perkins. Includes several articles on Perkins, founder and editor of the Sioux City Journal. View more info