[F. O. C. Darley, illustrator]. Solitaire. [John S. Robb]. Streaks of Squatter Life, and Far-West Scenes. A Series of Humorous Sketches Descriptive of Incidents and Character in the Wild West. Philadelphia: Carey and Hart, 1847. First edition. Octavo. 187 pages. Eight plates by Darley. Distressed marbled boards and morocco spine label with gilt titles. Covers and extremities lightly rubbed. New endpapers. Illustrated half-title and backed frontispiece have some moderate repair to loss at top of gutter. Title page torn with loss at same area. A few signatures standing proud at bottom at rear of text block. Illustrations uniformly toned with some offsetting. Corners of block lightly bumped and rubbed. Generally very good. Hamilton 594. Howes R335aa. Wright I, 2126.

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