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Rowan, John J.
The Emigrant and Sportsman in Canada
Edward Stanford, London, 1876. First edition. Some experiences of an old country settler. With sketches of Canadian life, sporting adventures, and observations on the forests and fauna. Colored folding map. 440, 32, ads pp. 1 vols. 8vo. A guide to those seeking a sporting life in Canada: deals with duck and quail shooting in Ontario, moose, caribou and wildfowl shooting in Quebec, salmon and bass fishing in New Brunswick and angling in Cape Breton and on Anticosti Island. "A completely fascinating book; the author has humor, he is a true sportsman . a truly remarkable book. The author has a wide and accurate knowledge of the fishes, and of the animals as well. A gold mine of incredible sporting information. Very rare" (Bruns). Bruns R118; Phillips, p. 325; Westwood & Satchell, p. 180 Original green cloth, some wear to extremities, pp. 11-12 poorly opened, blindstamp on title page. Signed Fitz Grace Thomson Low Wood 1877 Some experiences of an old country settler. With sketches of Canadian life, sporting adventures, and observations on the forests and fauna. Colored folding map. 440, 32, ads pp. 1 vols. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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