American Indians Western America 1853 Henry Watson Border Life Hunters D. BooneBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, American West, American Indians, Daniel Boone, Frontier Life).
Nights in a Block-House; or, Sketches of Border Life: Embracing Adventures Among the Indians, Feats of the Wild Hunters, and Exploits of Boone, Brady, Kenton, Whetzel, Fleehart, and Other Border Heroes of the West, by Henry C. Watson.
Published 1853, Philadelphia by Lippincott, Grambo & Co.
448 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontis and half title. Illustrated throughout with wood engravings.
Publisher's cloth binding, spine gilt lettered and decorated, including an American eagle atop flags, embossed cover designs.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, spine ends chipped, corners bumped and frayed, yet still remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is toned, scattered spotting throughout, some old mostly light damp staining, small staining, etc.
Still attractive on the shelf. Item displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 9 1/8" H x 6 1/4" W.