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THE SPORTSMAN AND NATURALIST IN CANADA OR DATES ON THE NATURAL HISTORY OF  THE GAME, GAME BIRDS, AND FISH OF THAT COUNTRY by  W. Ross Major King - First Edition - 1866 - from Nick Bikoff, Bookseller and Biblio.com

THE SPORTSMAN AND NATURALIST IN CANADA OR DATES ON THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE GAME, GAME BIRDS, AND FISH OF THAT COUNTRY

by King, W. Ross Major

Condition: Very Good+


London: Hurst and Blackett. Very Good+. 1866. First Edition. Hardcover. Full green leather with raised bands and gilt decorated panels. Spine uniformly color faded. Inner dentelle. Top edge gilt.1st edition, six full page color Illustrations along with 13 wood engravings. Pictorial frontispiece. ( xx) , (1 errata slip) + 334pp. Marble endpaper. Heavy stock pages. Sport, Hunting, Fishing; Color Plates and woodcuts; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 334 pages .
  • Bookseller: Nick Bikoff, Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 17059
  • Title: THE SPORTSMAN AND NATURALIST IN CANADA OR DATES ON THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE GAME, GAME BIRDS, AND FISH OF THAT COUNTRY
  • Author: King, W. Ross Major
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good+
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Hurst and Blackett
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1866
  • Keywords: Sports

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