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Uncle Nat; or, The Good Time Which George and Frank Had, Trapping, Fishing, Camping Out, etc. By Alfred Oldfellow by  Alfred] [Beach - First edition - 1865 - from James Cummins Bookseller and Biblio.com

Uncle Nat; or, The Good Time Which George and Frank Had, Trapping, Fishing, Camping Out, etc. By Alfred Oldfellow

by [Beach, Alfred]

Condition: Brown pebbled, blind-stamped cloth, gilt stamped fishing scene on upper board and spine. Lower board lightly soiled, last page o


New York: D. Appleton and Company 443 & 445 Broadway, 1865. First edition. 224 (+4 ads) pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Brown pebbled, blind-stamped cloth, gilt stamped fishing scene on upper board and spine. Lower board lightly soiled, last page of ads with closed tear, else near fine. Incribed in pencil on ffep "Chriny (?) Wilmerding from Papa Christmas 1866.". First edition. 224 (+4 ads) pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Early Baseball Reference. Chapter Five of this work contains the earliest fictional reference to the game of baseball.


  • Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 212289
  • Title: Uncle Nat; or, The Good Time Which George and Frank Had, Trapping, Fishing, Camping Out, etc. By Alfred Oldfellow
  • Author: [Beach, Alfred]
  • Format/binding: 224 (+4 ads) pp. 1 vols. 12mo
  • Book condition: Used - Brown pebbled, blind-stamped cloth, gilt stamped fishing scene on upper board and spine. Lower board lightly soiled, last page o
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: D. Appleton and Company 443 & 445 Broadway
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1865
  • Keywords: Angling | Baseball
  • Bookseller catalogs: Sports & Games;
  • Subjects: SPORTS & RECREATION / General;

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