1875 WILD UFE IN THE FAR WEST BY CAPTAIN HOBBS FIGHTING APACHES COMANCHES 488 pp For Sale


1875 WILD UFE IN THE FAR WEST BY CAPTAIN HOBBS FIGHTING APACHES COMANCHES 488 pp

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1875 WILD UFE IN THE FAR WEST BY CAPTAIN HOBBS FIGHTING APACHES COMANCHES 488 pp:
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WILD LIFE IN THE FAR WEST PERSONAL ADVENTURES OF A BORDER MOUNTAIN MAN by Captain James Hobbs Published by Wiley Waterman and Eaton Hartford Conn. 1875 (date on title page) About 2nd or 3rd edition after the 1873 edition which appears to be the first. 488 pages. Bound in the original green gold decorated cloth. 8 1/2” X 6”. With table of contents and list of illustrations. With 33 full page plates and text illustrations of scenes of towns, portraits, action scenes involving cowboys, mountain men, Indians, horses etc. The title page says he hunted with Kit Carson, fought both Comanche and Apache Indians, was in the Mexican War and was attacked by Grizzly bears. The color frontis shows him with bow and arrow. In VG+ condition with ALL leaves, pages and plates.The covers are bright and unfaded. The hinges are VG+ and tightly bound with no loose pages. The front free blank endpaper is missing but has all other leaves. (See picture 11) NO library marks or labels. Has the stencil name of the private owner on the blank flyleaf. (See all 12 pictures)


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