Pitzer House: J. E. Pitzer, Prop'r. John E. Pitzer.

Pitzer House: J. E. Pitzer, Prop'r

Gettysburg, Pa. J. E. Pitzer, 1890. Pamphlet. [8] p.; 13 cm. Stapled brown wrapper printed in black. Advertising Pitzer's "truthful and reliable story of the Battle of Gettysburg and a satisfactory trip over the field." A 22-mile drive for $1.00 or a ride with dinner for $1.25. Back wrapper advertises M. F. Williams, National Park photographer, to take your party's photograph on the tour, and battlefield sourvnir spoons and sword pins sold by C. A. Blocher, Gettysburg jeweler. Includes the text of the Gettysburg Address, as well as data about the Battle of Gettysburg. John Emanuel Pitzer (1839-1916) served as a sergeant in the 165th Pennsylvania Infantry. Around 1880 he moved into Gettysburg and established a hotel and began his business as a battlefield guide. This pamphlet advertising his business has no date of publication but was probably published about 1890. Scarce. In Very Good- Condition: lacking one staple; lacking lower corner of front and back wrappers; loss along upper edge of back wrapper with minimal loss from Blocher's ad; lightly creased; clean and solid. Very Good -. Item #007508

Price: $25.00

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