Wild Sports Of The West. With Legendary Tales, And Local Sketches. William Hamilton Maxwell.

Wild Sports Of The West. With Legendary Tales, And Local Sketches

London: Richard Bentley, 1833. New Edition, Revised and Corrected. leather_bound. 306, 323 pages. 19.5 x 12 cm. Five plates and twelve vignettes. The UNIVERSITY MAGAZINE, said, "If a brilliant fancy, a warm imagination, deep knowledge of the world, consummate insight into character, constitute a high order of intellectual gift, then he is no common man." [see: ALLIBONE, Vol. II, p. 1251]. This work and his STORIES OF WATERLOO, were extremely well received by the public. Cruikshank illustrated his HISTORY OF THE REBELLION IN IRELAND. Text clean, some plates toned, mostly marginal, modest extremity rubbing, armorial bookplates of Sir Francis Denys. Contemporary full brown calf rebacked, leather spine labels printed in gilt. Very good. 2 vols. Item #19652

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