First edition. 11 cm x 18 cm leather covers with titles in gold gilt on the spine, 240 pp. An interesting compilation of narratives of frontiersmen and families from early times to the Blackhawk War in Illinois and Wisconsin. Includes the captivities of Boone and the Hall girls, along with others. Former owner's inked name and date on two front fly leaves, "David W. Foster, Boston, 1842," lightly foxed throughout, leather covers rubbed at the extremities, else good, tight, internally clean copy of a scarce book.
Inventory Number: 42276