CALAVAR; OR, THE KNIGHT OF THE CONQUEST: A ROMANCE OF MEXICO. Robert Montgomery Bird.
First edition from this prominent Delaware author

CALAVAR; OR, THE KNIGHT OF THE CONQUEST: A ROMANCE OF MEXICO.

Volume 1 (of two) volumes.

  • Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1834.
  • 8vo.
  • original brown cloth, paper spine label.
  • xxviii, (29)-278, (2), (12) pages.
  • ISBN: none

Price: $100.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 68523

First edition of author's first book. (BAL 1152). With a 12 page publisher's catalogue at the end of each volume - being state B in the first volume ("Just Published ... Private Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte"). No priority assigned by BAL. Robert Montgomery Bird was a well-known Delaware author that resided in New Castle. "Fun fact: my parents bought Robert Montgomery Bird's home in New Castle, DE, at 212 Delaware Street. My mother actually still lives there today!" -Rob Fleck, Director, Oak Knoll Books.

Label chipped. Spine faded. Boards rubbed.