Item #29099 THE HOUSE ON THE MOUND. August Derleth.


New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, [1958]. Octavo, cloth. First edition. A historical novel based on the lives of Jane and Hercules Dousman from 1848 to 1857 in the House on the Mound at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. A sequel to BRIGHT JOURNEY (1940), which told the story of Hercules Dousman's early years. As a fur trader and frontier businessman (real estate, grain, lumber, packet companies, steamboats and railroads), Hercules Louis Dousman (1800-1868) became one of Wisconsin's wealthiest and influential men. Part of Derleth's Wisconsin Saga. Wilson 574. Some mild edge rubs, a nearly fine copy in a very good price clipped dust jacket with wear and shallow loss to head of spine panel and upper corner tips, small chip to base of spine panel, closed tear to lower left front panel at fold, some overall dust soiling. (29099). Item #29099

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