First edition of Sketches of Western Adventure by John A. M’Clung.
Small octavo, xii, -360pp. Rebound in red cloth, title in gilt on a black morocco spine label. Solid text block, foxing and toning throughout text. Occasional marginalia. Previous owner’s name stamped on title page and written in pencil on last page. Housed in a custom red morocco clamshell, title in gilt on spine with four raised bands. (Coleman 2221) (Howes M46) (Sabin 43052) (Thomson 745)
One of the primary sources of the tale of Daniel Boone.