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Chiploquorgan; or, Life by the Camp Fire in Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland by  Richard Lewes Dashwood - First edition - 1871 - from James Cummins Bookseller and Biblio.com

Chiploquorgan; or, Life by the Camp Fire in Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland

by Dashwood, Richard Lewes

Condition: Publisher's brick-colored cloth decorated and lettered in gilt. 293 pp.; half-title, frontispiece with tissue guard. Minor w


Dublin: Robert T. White, 1871. First edition. Frontispiece. [viii], 293 pp. Publisher's brick-colored cloth decorated and lettered in gilt. 293 pp.; half-title, frontispiece with tissue guard. Minor wear, Very Good at least, binders ticket to front pastedown ,"Galwey & Co. Bookbinders 22 Eustace Street, Dublin". First edition. Frontispiece. [viii], 293 pp. "Contains many accounts of fishing and in the Nepisiquit, Restigouche and other rivers". Sage p76, Wetzel p128. As an Officer of the 15th Foot Regiment, Dashwood left Cork for St. John, N.B. where he was stationed from 1862 until 1868. He was an enthusiastic sportsman who spent hisleaves hunting; in 1868 he made an expedition to Newfoundland toshoot caribou. The present title combines information on game,hunting equipment, and on methods of hunting with passing commentson the country and a well-told account of his hunting experiences.The main title is the Millicite word for the stick on which thekettle is suspended over the camp fire. "Somehow, even Bermuda is included in this interesting, if rambling book, with much about fishes, even those of Bermuda...Rare" (Bruns). Bruns D14; Sage, p. 76; Westwood & Satchell, p. 76; Wetzel, p. 128; O'Dea. 776; Story p210; Rhodenizer p. 65; Riling 904



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