Philadelphia: Carey and Hart, 1846.
First Edition. Frontispiece. Illustrated by Felix O.C. Darley.  - 190 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. INSCRIBED. Original cloth, small chip off mid-spine, with bee on upper cover and spine in gilt, else Very Good. Wright I 2594; Howes T234; Sabin 95663; BAL 20302 (Binding A). Item #314449
Inscribed on the title-page "W.H. Cliffordale/ with the respect of/ the author."
Thorpe is best remembered for the short story "The Big Bear of Arkansas", here the great humourist has chapters entitled, "Alligator Killing, "Grizzly Bear Hunt, "American Wild-Cat", "Tom Owen the Bee-Hunter", etc.
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