Decorative juvenile boys books c.1864-76 Castlemon Lot x 8 Gunboat series
Decorative juvenile boys books c.1864-76 Castlemon Lot x 8 Gunboat series Decorative juvenile boys books c.1864-76 Castlemon Lot x 8 Gunboat series Decorative juvenile boys books c.1864-76 Castlemon Lot x 8 Gunboat series
$ 250.00


Nice lot of eight decorative boys adventure books from the middle 19th century, several issued during the American Civil War. All with gilt decorated and pictorial spines.

All lightly rubbed and age worn, nothing offensive or severe. Contents of a few slightly loosened, a few signature slightly protruding, minor defects but overall a well preserved, bright and attractive run of books with outstanding shelf appearance.

Six Titles from the Gunboat Series, by Harry Castlemon.
Philadelphia, Porter & Coates.

Frank on a Gun-Boat.
1864.

Frank on the Mississippi.
1868.

Frank in the Woods.
1865.

Frank the Young Naturalist.
1864.

Frank on the Prairie.
1865.

Frank Before Vicksburg.
1864.

Two Titles from the Sportsman's Club Series.
Philadelphia, Porter & Coates.

Frank Nelson in the Forecastle; or, the Sportsman's Club Among the Whalers.
1876.

The Sportsman's Club In the Saddle.
1873.

Books measure: 6 7/8" H X 5" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 9 3/4".

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