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American Wild West Adventure Tales 1856 Illustrated book 14 plates Indians guns

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American Wild West Adventure Tales 1856 Illustrated book 14 plates Indians guns:
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(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Children's Books, Illustrated Books, Americana, American West, Frontier Life, Adventures, Hunting, Fishing, American Indians).Wild Western Scenes: A Narrative of Adventures in the Western Wilderness, Wherein the Exploits of Daniel Boone, the Great American Pioneer and Particularly Described. Also, Accounts of Bear, Deer, and Buffalo Hunts, Desperate Conflicts with the Savages, Wolf Hunts, Fishing and Fowling Adventures, Encounters with Serpents, Etc., by J.B. Jones.
Published 1856, Philadelphia by J.B. Lippincott & Co.
263 pages. Text in English. 14 plates total: wood engraved frontis and half title, plus 12 further wood engraved plates, all dramatic scenes, several showing the wilderness, native Americans typing men to trees, a topless dead woman laying on a table and horse drawn wagons.

A strong example of this new genre of early American frontier Wild West adventure fiction aimed at young readers which was just emerging around this time. With an 1850 mother's loving inscription to her son on the front fly leaf (in pencil).

Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering & spine decorations, embossed cover designs.

Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.Binding well age worn from heavy prior reading and handling, spine "cocked" (slightly slanted), bottom spine cloth split along joints and chipped at base, book remains overall attractive as an object. The wear attests to the extensive popularity of the work and how often it was read from.Paper shows various signs of time such as extensive old age spots and stains (mostly light), plates darkened (due to paper used), but nothing offensive or severe, internally still sound internally.

Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive. 

Please review photos for more detail showing how this book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.

Book Measures c. 7 3/4" H x 5" W.

[B5148].

American Wild West Adventure Tales 1856 Illustrated book 14 plates Indians guns

(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Children's Books, Illustrated Books, Americana, American West, Frontier Life, Adventures, Hunting, Fishing, American Indians).Wild Western Scenes: A Narrative of Adventures in the Western Wilderness, Wherein the Exploits of Daniel Boone, the Great American Pioneer and Particularly Described. Also, Accounts of Bear, Deer, and Buffalo Hunts, Desperate Conflicts with the Savages, Wolf Hunts, Fishing and Fowling Adventures, Encounters with Serpents, Etc., by J.B. Jones.
Published 1856, Philadelphia by J.B. Lippincott & Co.
263 pages. Text in English. 14 plates total: wood engraved frontis and half title, plus 12 further wood engraved plates, all dramatic scenes, several showing the wilderness, native Americans typing men to trees, a topless dead woman laying on a table and horse drawn wagons.

A strong example of this new genre of early American frontier Wild West adventure fiction aimed at young readers which was just emerging around this time. With an 1850 mother's loving inscription to her son on the front fly leaf (in pencil).

Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering & spine decorations, embossed cover designs.

Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.Binding well age worn from heavy prior reading and handling, spine "cocked" (slightly slanted), bottom spine cloth split along joints and chipped at base, book remains overall attractive as an object. The wear attests to the extensive popularity of the work and how often it was read from.Paper shows various signs of time such as extensive old age spots and stains (mostly light), plates darkened (due to paper used), but nothing offensive or severe, internally still sound internally.

Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive. 

Please review photos for more detail showing how this book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.

Book Measures c. 7 3/4" H x 5" W.

[B5148].

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