Item #50733 NARRATIVE OF THE MASSACRE , BY THE SAVAGES, OF THE WIFE AND CHILDREN OF THOMAS BALDWIN,; WHO, SINCE THE MELANCHOLY PERIOD OF THE DESTRUCTION OF HIS UNFORTUNATE FAMILY, HAS FELT ENTIRELY ALONE, IN A HUT OF HIS OWN CONSTRUCTION, SECLUDED FROM HUMAN SOCIETY, IN THE EXTREME WESTERN PART OF THE STATE OF KENTUCKY. CAPTIVITY, Thomas Baldwin.

NARRATIVE OF THE MASSACRE , BY THE SAVAGES, OF THE WIFE AND CHILDREN OF THOMAS BALDWIN,; WHO, SINCE THE MELANCHOLY PERIOD OF THE DESTRUCTION OF HIS UNFORTUNATE FAMILY, HAS FELT ENTIRELY ALONE, IN A HUT OF HIS OWN CONSTRUCTION, SECLUDED FROM HUMAN SOCIETY, IN THE EXTREME WESTERN PART OF THE STATE OF KENTUCKY.

New York: Martin and Wood, 1835. First edition. 8vo., [2], 3 - 24 pp., folding partially colored frontispiece. Fore edge untrimmed; text foxed and tanned, with archival tissue repairs, with no loss, to the blank recto of the frontispiece. Later quarter calf with marbled paper over boards and a printed paper label affixed to the upper cover. Very good. Item #50733

Howes B-63 " Perhaps based on some actual incident of border horror in early Kentucky, but unconvincingly and rhapsodically presented." Ayer Collection No.18.

Price: $1,150.00

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