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    Charles Burdett. Life of Kit Carson: The Great Western Hunter and Guide. With an Account of Various Government Expeditions to the Far West. Philadelphia: John E. Potter and Company, [1869]. Octavo. 382 pages. Six engraved plates, including the frontispiece. Publisher's green cloth covers decorated in black. Spine delicately lettered in gilt and decorated in black.

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    Octavo. 382 pages. Six engraved plates, including the frontispiece. Publisher's green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Corners lightly bumped and spine rubbed. Previous owner's name and stamp to front free endpaper. Very good.

     

    Christopher Houston "Kit" Carson (December 24, 1809 - May 23, 1868), adventurous American frontiersman, has often been the subject of historical novels, written both before and after his death.

     

    Front free endpaper inscribed and stamped by previous owners. Corners lightly bumped, covers and spine slightly rubbed. Altogether a very good copy.



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