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    [Davy Crockett]: The Crockett Almanac, Vol. 2, No. 2 (Nashville: Ben Harding, [1839]), 12mo., 36 pp., comic woodcut illustrations throughout (including full page ones), pictorial self-wrappers, sewn. These almanacs were the medium that elevated Crockett and made his exploits (however mythologized) a part of American folklore. They were inexpensively printed, and not meant to endure; these popular almanacs were read multiple times and likely frequently changed hands. With wear and soiling, some toning and an old ink stain at top right corner of cover. Much sought after, it is near impossible to find one in fine condition.

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    December, 2007
    1st-3rd Saturday-Monday
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