Dondore, Dorothy Anne. The Prairie and the Making of Middle America: Four Centuries of Description

Dondore, Dorothy Anne. The Prairie and the Making of Middle America: Four Centuries of Description

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Dondore, Dorothy Anne. The Prairie and the Making of Middle America: Four Centuries of Description. New York: Antiquarian Press, Ltd., 1961. Limited Edition. [6352]

Fine green cloth with bright gilt titles, xiii., 472 clean pp. Limited edition of 750 copies. Illustrated with facsimiles of plates and title pages. Very good. Hardcover.

First published in 1926.

A study of the literature descriptive of the American Prairie, beginning with the earliest explorations, followed by those describing the Louisiana Purchase, the early Romantic treatments of Cooper and others, the realistic works on the Mississippi Valley, and the later Romantic publications post 1870.