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    S. W. Cushing. Wild Oats Sowings; or the Autobiography of an Adventurer. New York: Daniel Panshaw, 1857. First edition. 12mo, 483 pages. Illustrated with four plate engravings on pink paper. Rebound in black cloth over boards with title and author's name in gilt on the spine. Clear dust jacket. Some chipping to the edges of the pages and moderately toned overall. Scattered foxing throughout.

    Reference: Howes C974: "Fascinating autobiography of an adventurer; embracing experiences as a soldier at San Jacinto and as a sailor in the Texas navy." Raines, pp. 59-60.


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    March, 2014
    15th Saturday
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