Object ID 003215
Object Name Look of the Old West
Object Desc A book of collected information and stories about the "Old West."
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY002899
General Category Printed Material
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 1, Shelf 20
Object Date 1955
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords westerns,books,children's literature,Evelyn Curro,Foster-Harris,
Title Look of the Old West, The
Edition First, 1955
Description / Abstract A book of collected information and stories about the Old West. Illustrations by Evelyn Curro.
Physical Description The dust jacket is orange with an image of a wagon train, Native Americans on horseback, a herd of buffalo, and cowboys. It is framed by a wooden frame with horseshoes, a rifle, a lanturn, a canteen and a knife. The title is in gold at the top and the author and illustrator are listed at the bottom. The spine features the image of a lanturn and the title, author and publishing information. The book itself is hardcovered and has a clothbound spine in a cream and light, dusty brown. Images of an animal skull, a rifle, a sword and a cowboy are on the cloth.
Publisher Details Founded by Harold K. Guinzburg and George S. Oppenheim in New York City on 1 March 1925. It was acquired by the Penguin Group in 1975. Publishes many books of fiction and non-fiction, and children's literature since 1933.
Spine / Label
Date APR 12,2015
Summary Very Good
Assessor Christine Jankowski
Notes The dust jacket has edge wear and is chipped and ripped towards the top. The spine of the jacket is sunned. The book itself has very little wear and pages are tight.
Date APR 18,2015
Summary Location change
Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 20 from On-Site Storage - automatic entry by admin