The Conestoga Six-Horse Bell Teams of Eastern Pennsylvania.
A study of the origin, history, and accoutrements of the iconic American wagon—the Conestoga wagon. Chapter titles include “Of the Origin of the Conestoga wagon and its Name”; “Of the Conestoga Wagon Bells”; “The Glory of Wagoning and the Road to the West”; “The Conestoga Wagon and Its Construction”; and “Of Conestoga Wagon Iron” (by H.K. Landis). Well-illustrated.
Description: The Conestoga Six-Horse Bell Teams of Eastern Pennsylvania.
Cincinnati: The Ebbert & Richardson Co., 1930. First Edition, First Printing. (“For Private Distribution”.) 128, pp. Small 4to. Publisher’s red cloth with gilt title on upper cover; without dust jacket, as issued. Numerous half tone illustrations and diagrams. Spine slightly darkened; very good.