Rob Nixon

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Creator Kingston, William Henry Giles
Title Rob Nixon
Identifier P000460
Subject Literary Works--Fiction
Notes print 133 p., illus.; 15 cm.
Language English
Media Text
Contributor University of Alberta
Description Illustrations of this Western adventure/conversion story show Plains Indians and threatening animals. Also published, New York: James Miller, 1866 (164, [2]p.); London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, [1869?] and [1884?] (133, [4]p.); London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, [1881?] (124p.); New York: E. & J.B. Young & Co., [1881?] (124p.); in Caxton edition, <i>Adventures among the Indians </i>, Chicago: Belford, Clarke, [1884?] (164, [7]-252p.; including "Indian anecdotes" and "Rob Nixon, the old white trapper"); edited with introduction by Dick Harrison, Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, c1983 (xx, 91p.). Harrison described this work as "the earliest known piece of fiction for adults set on the prairies."
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