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INVENTORY #102475

The Emigrant and Sportsman in Canada. Some Experiences of an Old Country Settler. With Sketches of Canadian Life, Sporting Adventures, and Observations on the Forests and Fauna

ROWAN, John J.

Regular price $500.00 Sale

Chapters on each province from Ontario to the Maritimes as well as Cape Breton and Anticosti. Chapters on the Intercolonial Railroad, Canadian Forests, Winter in Canada, as well as advice on trapping, angling, and questions of climate. Sections on farming, wild-fowl shooting, the Eastern Townships, bass spearing, partridge shooting, wild geese, mining, lobsters, moose and bear hunting seals, cod fishing, the Acadians, The Micmacs, canoeing, lumbering, eel spearing, tobogganing, caribou hunting, porcupines, squirrels, and beavers.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Edward Stanford
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Date Published: 1876
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Very Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    viii, 440, 32 p. 21 cm. Fold-out frontispiece map. Green cloth with black border. Gilt title on spine. Hinges expertly repaired (cloth on top right corner of spine slightly loose with no loss to repair). A few small spots to cover, edges gently rubbed. Owner's signature to front pastedown, offset onto half-title. Tear in map. A few page edges a little rough.

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