The Crockett Almanacs: Nashville Series, 1835-1838

MEINE, Franklin J. (editor)

Published by The Caxton Club, Chicago, 1955
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Small 4to. White pictorial cloth. xxxvii, 150pp. Illustrations. Very good. First edition, limited to 600 copies. Meine's informative introduction places Crockett in context and tries to separate fact from the plentiful fiction about him, while Harry J. Owen provides "a Note on Their Humor." Presents the full texts of these four annual almanacs -- originally printed in small format and small typeface, usually dog-eared and difficult to read -- in large legible format, with all of the original outrageous woodcuts reproduced. The almanacs were first published in Nashville in 1834, appearing under various titles between 1835 and 1855. See New Howes C 901. A wonderful copy of this rather uncommon title. Bookseller Inventory # 32947

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Title: The Crockett Almanacs: Nashville Series, ...

Publisher: The Caxton Club, Chicago

Publication Date: 1955

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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