Charles L. Camp: Biographer of the West. Francis P. Farquhar.

Charles L. Camp: Biographer of the West

1963. 6pp. Octavo [24 cm] Cream wrappers with the title printed on the front panel. Very good. Age toning to extremities of covers, internally nice. Item #3881

Short biographical sketch of the noted historian, educator and bibliographer. Reprinted from the Pacific Historian.

"Foremost of Dr. Camp's work in value to historians is 'The Plains and the Rockies,' cited throughout western historical writings today as 'Wagner-Camp. First published by Henry R. Wagner in 1920 (corrected in 1921), it needed to be overhauled and extended to provide for new material that had been brought to light. 'Fortunately,' wrote Mr. Wagner in 1935, 'just the right man to edit it is at hand. Mr. Charles L. Camp has agreed to undertake the task, make the corrections and additions and see the book through the press. This is a surprising stroke of fortune as no one of my friends is so well fitted to edit this book as Mr. Camp, versed as he is, not only in the history of epoch covered, but well acquainted with many of the books described.' Camp's visits to the bookstores in New York had indeed paid off."

Price: $15.00

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