Philadelphia/Cincinatti: Porter & Coates/R.W. Carroll, [1865?]. Hardcover. 16mo. Maroon illustrated boards. Very good. Moderate rubbing to boards. Mild crack at preliminary leaf. Library bookplate to front pastedown ("Private Library of Lyman L. Pierce"), and owner's signature ("Property of L.L. Pierce / Stockton / N.H. / April, 1883.") Interior otherwise impressive clean and bright. Good and sound. 256pp. Very good. Item #19108
Part of the "Gun Boat Series" by Castlemon, one of six titles by Castlemon recounting the adventures of Frank. A charming book of children's literature dealing with the dangerous adventures of a young boy among grizzly bears and "Indians," featuring a particularly excellent front cover illustration of a gunboat.