Blazing the Way or True Stories, Songs and Sketches of Puget Sound and Other Pioneers.
Denny, Emily Inez.
Price: 100.00 USD
Seattle: Rainier Printing Company, Inc., 1909. 8.25" x 5.25". 504pp. Beige cloth with an illustrated label mounted on the front board. Mild soiling and wear, small neat stamp on the front free endpaper, else nice VG+ condition. Illustrated by the author from black and white photographs. Emily Inez Denny was the first white girl born in Seattle, on December 23rd, 1853, and the eldest child of David T. and Louisa Denny. Her parents arrived in the Seattle area in November 1851. They were married on January 23rd, 1853 and were the first Seattleites to be wed locally. Emily vividly describes her pioneer childhood when they lived close to nature and their playfields were the beach and the fir covered hillsides.