Davey Crockett American Frontiersman 1874 Abbott scarce illustrated biographyBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, Davey Crockett, Frontier Life).
David Crockett: His Life and Adventures, by John S.C. Abbott.
Published 1874, New York by Dodd & Mead.
350 pages. Text in English. Wood engraved frontis & half title protected by original tissue guard, four other full page wood engravings throughout.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed cover decorations, gilt pictorial cover medallion.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn but still exceptionally clean and bright, signs of handling but nothing offensive or severe, remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this item survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books and ephemera of all types. Flaws seen and described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 7 1/4" H x 5 1/4" W.