Piney Woods Tavern; or, Sam Slick in Texas.
Philadelphia: T B Peterson & Brothers 1858. 1st Edition. Hardbound 12mo (pages are 7 inches tall) 309 pages plus 10 pages of ads. Description: Illustrated cover sheet and one additional b&w plate. Stanley Vestal says, ''Hammett is full of the racy humor typical of the frontier, authentic color and characters. In his day Hammett was very popular.'' ''Humor on the roughneck element.'' (J Frank Dobie). (Life and Literature of the Southwest, pg 47; Book Lover's Southwest, pg 202). BINDING/CONDITION: this has been rebound, in a library style binding, but not a library copy; the spine is slanted, otherwise the binding is like new; the first twenty pages or so show some discoloration, and a bit of foxing, otherwise the entire text block is in good condition, no markings, the paper is healthy, a few scattered age spots.
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Book number: 056633
USD 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 46.75 | £UK 42.25 | JP¥ 5867]