11-12-2017 11-12-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3040B Boston
November 12, 2017 11:00 AMCalender
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Brutcher, Charles (1869-1940) Joshua: a Man of the Finger Lakes Region.

$308$250
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3040B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Brutcher, Charles (1869-1940) Joshua: a Man of the Finger Lakes Region. [Syracuse: for the author, 1927]. First and only edition, octavo, illustrated, no addenda present; bound in publisher's brown cloth, some scuffs and stains to cover, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.
The work is a thinly veiled indictment of the Rockefeller family by its description of William Rockwell (read Rockefeller) who is depicted as a bigamist, outlaw, and member of the notorious upstate New York Loomis Gang.
Estimate $500-700


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Keywords

William Rockwell, Syracuse