Captain John Brown and Harper's Ferry: The Story of the Raid and the Old Fire Engine House Known as John Brown's Fort. Boyd B. STUTLER.

Captain John Brown and Harper's Ferry: The Story of the Raid and the Old Fire Engine House Known as John Brown's Fort

Harper's Ferry, WV: Storer College, 1926. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (23cm); gray stapled wrappers, titled in black on the cover; 32pp.; illustrated; minor mark of soil to the front cover; faint toning to the edges; about Near Fine.

"Were mute walls given the power of speech, what a tale the old government fire engine house at Harper's faerry could unfold. It could tell of the days when that town was the site of the principal arsenal and armory of the United States government and hummed with industry. Of the sky-larking of the younger set in the days 'before the war; of the final tradgedy of the raid of John Brown; of the bloody and bitter days of the Civil War and of the thousands who have been attracted to it in the [sixty-five] years since it attained it's measure of fame." (from the intro, part lll) (OCLC notes 12 copies worldwide).

Price: $100.00

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