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Brutcher, Charles (1869-1940) Joshua: a Man of the Finger Lakes Region.

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
191
Sold for:
$308$250

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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, Finger Lakes, Geography of New York state), Loomis, Rockefeller, Rockefeller family, Rockefeller Foundation, Syracuse, New York, United States, Upstate New York, Syracuse

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