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    [David Crockett]. Davy Crockett's Almanackof Wild Sports in the West. Life in the Backwoods & Sketches of Texas, 1837. Nashville: Published by the Heirs of Col. Crockett, [1836]. (7.5 x 4.5 inches, 196 x 114 mm), 44 of 48 pages (incomplete). Woodcut plates including one hand-colored exampled titled "A Tongariferous Fight With an Alligator". String bound. Small New York State Library stamp on the front cover. Missing the last four pages which sadly include the remainder of "Battle of San Antonio de Bexar, Heroism and Death of Col. Crockett", leaving Crockett as he was wounded with a "musket ball in his thigh." Front cover detached. Fair condition but a rarity in any form. Howes C897.

    [Together with:] The Crockett Almanac 1840. Nashville: Published by Ben Harding, [1839]. (8 x 5 inches, 203 x 127 mm). 28 pages, including the covers. With numerous woodcut plates and illustrations. String bound. The almanac has become disbound in three places. Some light toning throughout with wear along the edges. Good.


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