M.B. Harrison: Nebraska Puritan.
Swift, Grace H.
Lincoln & London : University of Nebraska Press , 1954. First edition 8.5" x 5". 174pp. Beige cloth hardback with gilt spine lettering, in dust wrapper. Ownership inscription on the front endpaper, offsetting to two leaves from a newspaper clipping; overall a vg+ copy. The jacket is heavily chipped and worn. With two black & white photo portrait illustrations. This book is a vivid account of the life of a Calvinist preacher who settled in a small Nebraska town in the late nineteenth century. With much on family and simple frontier life, as well as commentary on Harrison's preoccupation with health and his odd dietary experiments. Hardcover (Item ID: 2488)