Title Famous Frontiersmen, Pioneers and Scouts; The Vanguards of American Civilization. Two Centuries of the Romance of American History. A Thrilling Narrative of the Lives and Marvelous Exploits of the Most Renowned Heroes, Trappers, Explorers, Adventurers, Scouts, and Indian Fighters. Including [Daniel] Boone, [William] Crawford, [Simon] Girty, Molly Finney, The McCulloughs, [Louis] Wetzel, [Simon] Kenton, [George R.] Clark, Brady, [Davy] Crockett, [General Sam] Houston, [Kit] Carson, California Joe, Wild Bill [Hickok], Texas Jack, Captain Jack, Buffalo Bill [Cody], General Custer with His Last Campaign against Sitting Bull, and General Crook with His Recent Campaign against the Apaches.
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Publisher Donohue, Henneberry & Co. 1883
Seller ID 2207570
Early reprint with no preliminary ads (Howes C245). Edges rubbed, boards a bit soiled, gilt faded, pages toned. 1883 Hard Cover. xvi, 540 pp. 8vo. A collection of biographical sketches featuring legendary figures in American history and folklore. Includes chapters on: Daniel Boone; Colonel William Crawford; Simon Girty; Molly Finney; Majors Samuel and John McCullough; Lewis Wetzel; Simon Kenton; General George R. Clark; Captain Brady; Davy Crockett; General Sam Houston; Kit Carson; General George Custer; Buffalo Bill Cody; Wild Bill Hickok; California Joe; Texas Jack; Captain Jack; and General Crook. Frontispiece of Custer's Last Stand, engraved illustrations throughout text. KEYWORDS: AMERICANA AMERICAN HISTORY BIOGRAPHY