Nashville: Published by Ben Harding, [ 1839]. 33,pp. including illustrations. Original pictorial wrappers, string-tied. Light dust soiling to wrappers, slightly worn at edges. Scattered foxing. A very good copy. Item #WRCAM53618
Volume 2, No. 2 of the Crockett almanacs, with the usual stories of mayhem and heroism in the West, graphically illustrated. The illustration on the front wrapper shows the great scout being startled by an owl while the rear illustration, captioned "The Way They Travel in the West," shows a man in a boat being wildly pulled by two sea serpents. Other illustrations include "Col. Crockett beat at a shooting match," "Account of a goose pulling," "Indian notions," "Ben Harding's account of a shipwreck," "The Heroine of Kaintuck," and "Col. Crockett and the bear and the swallows." STREETER SALE 4189. HOWES C897, "aa." DRAKE 13416. ALLEN IMPRINTS 1545. AMERICAN IMPRINTS 55899.