1988 ORIGINAL, FASCINATING MANUSCRIPT JOURNAL OF A NEARLY 2 YEAR FOSSIL HUNTING EXPEDITION TO THE SOUTHWEST USA BY A 75 YEAR OLD WESTERN NEW YORK STATE MAN, HIS WIFE AND SOME FRIENDS

By: THOMAS R. LEWIS

Price: $1,495.99

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Book Condition: Good+


On offer is a fascinating manuscript journal and diary handwritten by Thomas R. Lewis, a 75ish year old man [he and his wife celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary! during the trip], with some friends making an extended road trip from Buena Vista New York to New Mexico and stops on the way fossil hunting in 1988 through 1990. This intriguing, detailed journal describes the trip intimately until the fossil excavations which becomes much more scientific. There are many excellent hand drawn illustrations of their fossil finds. Interestingly Thomas includes a pre trip diary of two pages and he discusses their sales and successes selling at flea markets. There are also extensive financial data off costs of the trip. The 10 x 7.5 inch book is completely full including the end pages save for one blank page, with 95+ pages. Overall G+.; Manuscript; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall; KEYWORDS: HISTORY OF,FOSSIL HUNTER, FOSSIL HUNTING, PALAEONTOLOGY, PREHISTORIC LIFE, ARCHAEOLOGY, GEOLOGY, TRAVEL, ROAD TRIPS, NEW MEXICO, AMERICANA, HANDWRITTEN, MANUSCRIPT, DOCUMENT, LETTER, AUTOGRAPH, DIARY, JOURNAL, LOG, KEEPSAKE, WRITER, HAND WRITTEN, DOCUMENTS, SIGNED, LETTERS, MANUSCRIPTS, HISTORICAL, HOLOGRAPH, WRITERS, DIARIES, JOURNALS, LOGS, AUTOGRAPHS, PERSONAL, MEMOIR, MEMORIAL, PERSONAL HISTORY, AMERICANA, ANTIQUITÉ, CONTRAT, VÉLIN, DOCUMENT, MANUSCRIT, PAPIER ANTIKE, BRIEF, PERGAMENT, DOKUMENT, MANUSKRIPT, PAPIER OGGETTO D'ANTIQUARIATO, ATTO, VELINA, DOCUMENTO, MANOSCRITTO, CARTA ANTIGÜEDAD, HECHO, VITELA, DOCUMENTO, MANUSCRITO, PAPEL,

Title: 1988 ORIGINAL, FASCINATING MANUSCRIPT JOURNAL OF A NEARLY 2 YEAR FOSSIL HUNTING EXPEDITION TO THE SOUTHWEST USA BY A 75 YEAR OLD WESTERN NEW YORK STATE MAN, HIS WIFE AND SOME FRIENDS

Author Name: THOMAS R. LEWIS

Categories: 20th Century Diary, Books and Manuscripts General Overview, All, 20th Century Manuscript,

Publisher: USA, 1988

Book Condition: Good+

Seller ID: 0001831

Keywords: Keywords: History Of Fossil Hunter Fossil Hunting PALAEONTOLOGY Prehistoric Life ARCHAEOLOGY GEOLOGY TRAVEL Road Trips