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Catalog Number 10751-1
Title Book; Sheridan A. Logan, John Falter, Gustaf Dalstrom; Offset Lithograph; Old Saint Jo: Gateway to the West, 1799-1932
Object Name Book
Description Book, Old Saint Jo: Gateway to the West, 1799-1932, by Sheridan A. Logan and illustrated by John Falter and Gustaf Dalstrom. The 266 page book has black text accompanied by halftone photographs and illustrations with an orange book jacket. The book jacket cover has Falter's illustration of a bird's eye view of a two steamboats, one on a muddy river and one docked and loading covered wagons. Buildings are painted along the bottom edge. Animals, wagons, and people move on the dock, and on the boat. The steamboat on the water is moving toward the dock. In the background is the opposite bank with a line of covered wagons moving away on a grassy plain. Printed below the print is the title of the book, author, and illustrators. The image is also printed on the title page inside the book. The back cover has a halftone photograph of the Missouri River. Six color illustrations by Falter are included in the book: insert page 48-49, Saint Jo Waterfront (cover and title page image); insert page 56-57, Across the Wide Misouri; insert page 164-165, Hall Street Wedding; insert page 168-169, Legacy From St. Joseph's Golden Age; insert page 300-301, Tuesday, August 11,1859 - 9 A.M.; and insert page 302-303, Tuesday, August 11, 1859 - 11 A.M. At the end of the book is a "The Making of This Book" section with biographies of the author and illustrations. There is a three page biography of John Falter with a photograph of Falter bent over a drawing.
Date 1979
Year Range from 1979
Year Range to 1979
Culture American
Material Paper, Cardboard, Ink
Medium Offset Lithograph
Artist Logan, Sheridan A.; Falter, John P.; Dalstrom, Gustaf
Made Stinehour Press; Meriden Gravure Company
Place of Origin USA: Vermont, Lunenburg
Height (in) 9.563
Width (in) 6.5
Depth (in) 1.563
People Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Logan, Sheridan
Other Name Book
Credit line Herbert Mignery, Estes Park, Colorado
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