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Big bear's adventures and travels : Containing the whole of the Big bear of Arkansaw and Stray subjects, illustrative of characters and incidents in the South and South-West, in a series of sixty-eight southern and south-western sketches ... With eighteen illus. from original designs by Darley.

Other Title:
Big bear of Arkansaw
Stray subjects
Publication:
Philadelphia : T.B. Peterson, c1858.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 13-181, viii, [19]-199 p., [12] leaves of plates : ill. ; 19 cm.
Subjects:
American wit and humor.
Southern States.
Southwest, Old.
Notes:
Some of the plates are included in the paging.
Added t.p., engr.
On binding: Peterson's illustrated uniform edition of humorous American works.
Consists of two works: The big bear of Arkansas, and other sketches ... ed. by William T. Porter ... [c1846] and Stray subjects ... being the fugitive offspring of the "Old' Un" and the "Young' Un" ... c1846] These are here bound together and are furnished with the general title-page quoted above. The separate title-pages for each work are retained.
Penn Provenance:
Burr, Charles W. (Charles Walts), 1861- (donor) (RBC copy)
Penn Chronology:
1858
Contributor:
Durivage, Francis A. (Francis Alexander), 1814-1881.
Burnham, Geo. P. (George Pickering), 1814-1902.
Darley, Felix Octavius Carr, 1822-1888, illus.
Porter, William Trotter, 1809-1858, ed.
OCLC:
38659247
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