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INVENTORY #6020

Newfoundland and its Untrodden Ways

MILLAIS, J. G.

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A book about big-game hunting in the Newfoundland wilderness in the early 20th century. Author John Millais had previously informed the world about Scottish wildfowl and British mammals. Here he describes canoeing Newfoundland rivers, visiting Micmacs, hunting caribou, and whaling. The entertaining appendix includes Micmac words, Newfoundland colloquialisms, game laws, and what to pack for 40 days travel in the "Untrodden Ways".

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Date Published: 1907
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    xvi, 340 p. 27 cm. Dozens of b&w photos and six colour plates. Several line drawings. Two maps. Maroon cloth hardcover with gold impressing on spine. No gold impressing on front cover. Shelf wear and corners bumped. Holes on edges of spine. Stamped and signed by former owner, Francis G. Carter, on front endpapers. Label from Henry Sotheran & Co., Booksellers, London, front endpaper. Tissue guard missing from frontispiece. Some foxing and thumbing throughout. Insect mark on p. 92 affecting other pages.

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