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1 HEREFORD, Robert ROCHE, Louis Old Man River : The Memories of Captain Louis Roché, Pioneer Steamboatman.1st US pr, no dj. signed
Caxton Printers, 1942, 
HEREFORD, Robert. Old Man River : The Memories of Captain Louis Roché, Pioneer Steamboatman. Illustratedby Lee Conrey and Daniel S. Bishop. Caldwell, Idaho : Caxton Printers, [October] 1942. First Printing. Pp 301. 8vo, browncloth. "From his first sight of the Mississippi and its boats Louis Rosche felt the irresistible urge to enter into the glamorous life of the river a nd its boats. Rosche began his steamboating career as a stowaway and ended as a captain and boat owner. Within the span of his life he saw both the height and decline of river traffic. Through hardship and disaster, fine weather and stormy, he learned the ways of the Mississippi and the Missouri andbecame so identified with their life that he could in the last years of hi s life be appropriately called "Old Man River'." - from the dj.[not presentwith this copy.] With bibliography. Vg. Signed by the author. 80.00

Price: 80.00 CDN
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2 HEREFORD, Robert. ROCHE, Louis, Capt) Old Man River : The Memories of Captain Louis Roché, Pioneer Steamboatman. 2nd pr in dj
Caxton Printers,, Caldwell, Idaho, 1943, 
HEREFORD, Robert. Old Man River : The Memories of Captain Louis Roché, Pioneer Steamboatman. Illustratedby Lee Conrey and Daniel S. Bishop. Caldwell, Idaho : Caxton Printers, (May) 1943. Second Printing. Pp [1]-301,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth, lettering in black to front board and spine. . "From his first sight of the Mississippi and its boats Louis Rosche felt theirresistible urge to enter into the glamorous life of the river a nd its b oats. Rosche began his steamboating career as a stowaway and ended as a captain and boat owner. Within the span of his life he saw both the height anddecline of river traffic. Through hardship and disaster, fine weather and stormy, he learned the ways of the Mississippi and the Missouri andbecame so identified with their life that he could in the last years of hi s life be appropriately called "Old Man River'." - from the dj. Gift inscription, corners and fore-edge bumped, else very good in a chipped and price-clippeddustjacket. 40.00

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