Shotgun on My Chest: Memoirs of a Lewis and Clark Book Collector

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12-Gauge Press, Jan 1, 2009 - Book collectors - 299 pages
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Bookcollecting gone wild! The author maxed ou 6 credit cards and a line of credit building one of the premier collections of books pertaining to Lewis and Clark. While his overall experience was interesting reading about each purchase book by book, day by day was not. Read full review

Contents

FOREWORD
11
BEFORE
15
GRANDMAS PLATE
27
MY COUNSELOR
41
MY MENTOR
63
ABAA STANDARD
95
OPEN THE GATES
103
THE KING
115
MAPS AND MORE
189
GOING ONCE GOING TWICE
199
THE SEED IS PLANTED
211
DISPERSAL
225
FREE AT LAST
237
APPENDIX A MEMORABILIA LISTING
257
APPENDIX B BOOK LISTING
263
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
295

MONEY ISSUES
145
TREASUREVAULT
175
COLOPHON
299
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