Daily Evening Transcript: November 21, 1833 (Vol. IV, No. 1003).

Editorial: Dutton & Wentworth, Boston, 1833
Encuadernación de tapa blanda
Librería: Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, Estados Unidos de America)

Librería en AbeBooks desde: 11 de marzo de 1998

Cantidad: 1

Comprar usado
Precio: EUR 83,05 Convertir moneda
Gastos de envío: EUR 4,24 A Estados Unidos de America Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío
Añadir al carrito


Folio (15" X 11"). Self-cover. (4pp). Near fine. Minor binding traces along margin. A tight and bright, all-around superb issue of this daily that ran from 1830 to 1858. Consisting largely of classified ads (several with small graphics of stagecoaches and packet ships) and some newsy tidbits cobbled from various sources -- the most interesting of which appears on the second page, bottom of the second column (out of four) and upper third of the third column: Titled "Col Crockett's Dinner with President Adams," this anecdote involves the legendary frontiersman, soldier, politician and folk hero Davy Crocket (1786-1836). The Tennessee congressman here recounts, in typical cornpone slang style, a brief meeting with outgoing President John Quincy Adams shortly after Crockett first took office in 1827. The "King of the Wild Frontier" was at the height of his fame in the popular media around this time, and the following year would publish his colorful, occasionally truthful autobiography, "A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett, Written by Himself." Two years later, of course, he would die at the Battle of the Alamo at age 49. N° de ref. de la librería 39288

Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Detalles bibliográficos

Título: Daily Evening Transcript: November 21, 1833 ...

Editorial: Dutton & Wentworth, Boston

Año de publicación: 1833

Encuadernación: Paperback

Descripción de la librería

Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been buying and selling quality books, autographs and ephemera since 1991. We specialize in general antiquarian, first editions, signed books and autographs and documents. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA), Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) and The Manuscript Society.

Ver la página web de la librería

Condiciones de venta:

Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts accepts VISA, MasterCard and Discover cards. Checks are welcome. Institutions will be accommodated as their procedures require. Shipping is additional and will be quoted at the time an order is placed. Illinois residents will be charged 8.25% sales tax. Every effort has been made to describe each book and any defects accurately. If an item proves unsatisfactory for any reason, it may be returned pursuant to ABEBooks' policy. We would appreciate a courtesy cal...

Más información
Condiciones de envío:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

Todos los libros de esta librería

Métodos de pago
aceptados por la librería

Visa Mastercard American Express Carte Bleue

Cheque Giro Postal Dinero en Efectivo PayPal