Joe Meek, the Merry Mountain Man a Biography The Merry Mountain Man, a Biography by Stanley Vestal

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Published by University of Nebraska Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Biography: general,
  • General,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • History,
  • Adventurers & Explorers,
  • 1810-1875,
  • Frontier and pioneer life,
  • Meek, Joseph Lafayette,,
  • West (U.S.)

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7905467M
ISBN 100803252064
ISBN 109780803252066
OCLC/WorldCa25722182

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Stanley Vestal (Aug – Decem ) was an American writer, poet, biographer, and historian, perhaps best known for his books on the American Old West, including Sitting Bull, Champion of the Sioux. Biography. Vestal was born Walter Stanley Vestal to Walter Mallory Vestal and the former Isabella "Daisy" Wood near Severy in Greenwood County in Alma mater: Southwestern Oklahoma State.

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Near fine in light blue cloth covered boards with bold silver colored text on the spine and the outline of a beaver on the front board. A small quarto of 9 by 6 inches.

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