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Wam-dus-ky. A Descriptive Record of a Hunting Trip to North Dakota
Minneapolis: Hall, Black & Co., Printers, 1893. First edition, one of perhaps 35 copies printed. With photographic frontispiece, approximately 30 photographic illustrations by Adelaide Murphy in the text, one line illustration. 178 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Publisher's brown cloth, gilt lettered "Wam-dus-ky" on upper cover. Ownership signature of Nellie Tuttle. Ends slightly rubbed. Near fine. First edition, one of perhaps 35 copies printed. With photographic frontispiece, approximately 30 photographic illustrations by Adelaide Murphy in the text, one line illustration. 178 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. SCARCE, the author noting that "This book contains little, it is presumed, which outsiders would particularly care to read, and hence none of the very limited numbers of copies published are offered for sale". "An entertaining and well written account, with some good photographs and sketches of a duck and goose hunting trip to North Dakota in the fall of 1892" (Streeter). During two excursions the small party (consisting of several families from Minneapolis and New York) shot 600 ducks. WIth the ownership signature of Nellie Tuttle, a relation of the author. Not in Phillips; Howes T440, "aa"; Streeter 4113; Litchfield p. 60; Heller 2:766
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