David Crockett; his life and adventures
New York: Dodd & Mead, 1874. Presumed First edition. Hardcover. Hardcover octavo in decorated red cloth boards with faded gilt spine and gilt front cover. viii, -350 pages : b/w frontispiece, plates ; 19 cm. Mild chipping to head of spine. One small chip to foot of spine. Spine is moderately faded with rubbing to gilt. Very mild rubbing to corners of boards. Mild damp stain to top edge of back cover. Very small 5 cm crack down back cover hinge with spine. Very small date and previous owners name stamp to front and back cover verso. Else pages clean, crisp, and exceptionally bright. Binding tight and hinge is uncreased. Overall good(+) to very good(-). Item #90091
Scarce || Series: His American pioneers and patriots; || Contents: Parentage and childhood -- Youthful adventures -- Marriage and settlement -- The soldier life -- Indian warfare -- The camp and the cabin -- The justice of the peace and the legislator -- Life on the Obion -- Adventures in the forest, on the river, and in the city -- Crockett's tour to the north and the east -- The disappointed politician--off for Texas -- Adventures on the prairie -- Conclusion.
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