The Itasca Story
Minneapolis, MN: Ross & Haines, Inc., 1959.
Status: Out of printFirst Edition. Hardcover. 1959. 202 pp. Hard Cover in Very Good condition. Dust jacket is aged and has a small closed tear at the top and bottom on the back cover. Pages are crisp, clean, and without flaw. First page has previous owners signature. Through these pages walk Nicollet, Zebulon Pike, Henry Schoolcraft, Beltrami and the arrogant Capt. Glazier... all with their variations on the theme of the discovery of the source of the Mississippi River. Here is history as an intensely human document, factual and absorbing. Illustrated with fourteen pages of photographs and three maps. 202 pages. Very Good / Fair. Item #Z09082701
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