Iowa City IA: State Historical Society of Iowa, 1939. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good / No Dustjacket. Item #005401
Pages crisp and clean except for a prior owner's note and stamp on the first page and some of his underlining in the text: This was Irving Weber's own copy. Binding is mildly relaxed, but secure; full red cloth cover has one inky spots at each spine end, modest sunning along the spine, and some shelf rubbing at spine ends and corners, otherwise sound. 246pp. w/index. Peter Anthony Dey was a surveyor for the Chicago and Rock Island Railroad line; he settled in Iowa in the late 1850s, and his former house now serves as the home of the Iowa Writer's Workshop in Iowa City.