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    [F. O. C. Darley, illustrator]. [Thomas B. Thorpe]. William T. Porter, editor. The Big Bear of Arkansas and Other Sketches, [bound with:] [Johnson J. Hooper].Some Adventures of Captain Simon Suggs... Philadelphia: Carey & Hart, 1845. First editions.

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    [F. O. C. Darley, illustrator]. [Thomas B. Thorpe]. William T. Porter, editor. The Big Bear of Arkansas and Other Sketches, Illustrative of Characters and Incidents in the South and South-West. Philadelphia: Carey & Hart, 1845. First edition. Howes T238. Sabin 95662. [bound with:] [F. O. C. Darley, illustrator]. [Johnson J. Hooper]. By a Country Editor. Some Adventures of Captain Simon Suggs, Late of The Tallapoosa Volunteers; together with "Taking the Census," and Other Alabama Sketches. Philadelphia: Carey & Hart, 1845. First edition. Twelvemo. 181, 201 pages. Illustrated with several full-page engravings by Darley. Howes H612. Bound in half leather over marbled boards with gilt ruling and titles to spine. Covers and extremities rubbed with abrading to spine and corners. Minor toning to endpapers and page edges. Some offsetting to engravings. Otherwise, a very good copy of a scarce and wonderfully illustrated title.



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