Frontier Life or Scenes and Adventures in the South West 1856 Francis Hardman ~ Louisiana, Texas, Mexico, Cuba, Peru


Title: Frontier Life or Scenes and Adventures in the South West

Author: [Frederick] Francis Hardman

Description: Original brown cloth boards with a gilt illustration and blind stamped ornamental borders on front board; gilt lettering on spine. Boards and extremities are very worn. Gilt on spine rubbed and not very legible. Foxing. Three plates, including the frontispiece with tissue guard, each delineated by Coffin and engraved by J. W. [John William] Orr. 376, plus [8] pp. ads.

Contents: Adventures in Louisiana (The Cypress Swamp, The Bloody Block-House); Adventures in Texas (A Scamper in the Prairie, Lynch Law, Twenty to One); Two Nights in Southern Mexico; A Sketch in the Tropics (The Fugitive [Havana, Cuba], The Blockade [Callao/Lima, Peru]); A Tale of the Mexican War (The Jarochos); The Texas Ranger's Best Shot

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Fair

Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Miller, Orton & Mulligan

Place: New York

Year: 1856

Keywords: Caribbean, Peru, Mexico, Central America, Cuba, American South, Southern United States, travel, Old West,

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