The Blackwater Chronicle: A Narrative of an Expedition into the Land of Canaan, in Randolph County, Virginia, a Country Flowing with Wild Animals, Such as Panthers, Bears, Wolves, Elk, Deer, Otter, Badger, &c., &c., with Innumerable Trout, by Five Adventurous Gentlemen, without Any Aid of Government, and Solely by Their Own Resources, in the Summer of 1851. By the "Clerke of Oxenforde."; With illustrations from life by Strother.

New York: Redfield, 1853. First edition. 12mo. 223, (16, publisher's ads) pp. Illustrated from wood engravings, extra engraved title page, frontispiece, in-text vignettes. Howes K-90: "Frequently attributed to the author's brother John P. Kennedy." Sabin 37405 (attributed to John P. Kennedy). Bruns S-324 (attributed to David H. Strother): "Very rare." Phillips, p. 209: Incidents of hunting and fishing." Other than the defects noted, a good copy. Original brown cloth (cloth along front joint completely split, head of spine a little chipped), gilt decoration and title on spine. (8872). Item #61917

Price: $75.00

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