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The Mysteries of the Backwoods, or, Sketches of the Southwest: Including Character, Scenery, and Rural Sports

By T.B. Thorpe ... Illustrations by Felix O.C. Darley
Format
Book; Online
Published
Philadelphia, Pa. : Carey and Hart, 1846 [c1845].
Language
English
Contents
  • Traits of the prairies
  • A piano in Arkansaw
  • Piscatory archery
  • Place de la croix
  • Wit of the woods
  • The water-craft of the backwoods
  • Pictures of buffalo hunting
  • Scenes on the Mississippi
  • The disgraced scalp-lock
  • Alligator killing
  • Grizzly bear hunt
  • Concordia Lake
  • Frontier incident
  • The Mississippi
  • American wild-cat
  • Tom Owen, the bee-hunter.
Description
190 p. : ill., plates ; 19 cm.
Notes
Sabin 95663.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Copy 1: original decorated purple cloth.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Copy 2: original printed green wrappers. Presentation inscr. from the author. Barrett Fund.
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