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SOLITARY RAMBLES and Adventures of a Hunter in the Prairies
London: John Murray. Bound in original cloth with embossed buffalo to front board. 1853. 1st edition. hb. 8vo, pp.xix, 326. . An early classic of western adventure, hunting and exploration. with the original pictorial title page and seven other tissue-guarded illustrations. Howes P43; Rader 1578; Sabin 58333; Smith 7856; Storm 3168. Bound in grey-brown speckled cloth with gilt lettering to spine, and gilt-embossed buffalo on the front board. Two pages of advertising at end removed. October, 1853, signature of former owner inside front board; gift inscript. dated 1895 opposite. Book shows spine slant, with small tear to cloth at top of front joint. Minor wear to board edges. Hinges split but binding holding. Very minor foxing to margins. Overall, in quite good condition for age, now seldom seen in original binding. .
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