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Canada) King, W. Ross
The Sportsman and Naturalist in Canada, or Notes on The Natural History of the Game, Game Birds, and Fish of that Country
Hurst and Blackett, Publishers, 13, Great Marlborough Streeet, London, 1866. First edition, with tipped-in errata slip. 6 chromolithographs and numerous text illustrations. xv, [3], 334 pp. 1 vols. 8vo (26.5 x 18 cm). A detailed and useful guide to Canadian sport. Four of the 12 chapters are devoted to fishing: "The Fisheries of Canada" (concerning salmon rivers, lakes and lesser waters); "The Salmon" (its location, size, etc., includes data on trout and white fish); "The Canadian Shad" (habitat, etc., including other fish); and "The Tom Cod" (annual arrival, etc., including discussion of bass, sturgeon, and others). Rare. Bruns K-49; Gee p. 61; Lande 1886; Sabin 37857; TPL 6220 Original green cloth with gilt moose on upper cover. Fine. Signed, "With J.B. Keith's best wishes. June/66." 6 chromolithographs and numerous text illustrations. xv, [3], 334 pp. 1 vols. 8vo (26.5 x 18 cm) First edition, with tipped-in errata slip. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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