Snap. The Ox-Train Era. Early Troubles of Border Trade.
Price, T. Buchanan

New York: W.B. Smith & Co., 1881. F 320 pages + (4) pages publishers announcements at back; woodcut frontispiece illustration of riverboat & Western American scene; a novel of the exploration of the American West, "...a story, inspired, in a great measure, by personal observation...of those who lived on the borer long ago...without an extravagant line or an overdrawn figure..."; pirates, Mexicans, Indians, thieves, counterfeiters, blackguards and adventure; bound in the original brick red cloth, black cover titles & 'whip' design, gilt spine titles; some edge, tips wear to the binding; couple of short closed tears to edge of pages in catalog section, endpaper; little chipping to edges of front endpaper; overall, in good condition, interesting 19th century American Western juvenile story. Good Hardcover (Item ID: 20301)


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