The Sportsman and Naturalist in Canada, or Notes on the Natural History of the Game, Game Birds, and Fish of that Country

KING, W. Ross.
London: Hurst and Blackett, 1866. Illustrated with woodcuts, and six full-page color plates of special beauty.
First edition. The inscription on front free endpaper reads: “Henry N. Monck / Rifle Brigade. / From J.W.P.O / Augt. 1866”.
Quarto, original green cloth, pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt. Light rubbing of lower edge and spine extremities, front and rear covers with some bubbling and crinkling of cloth, front hinge loose, foxing on frontispiece not affecting plate image, ink inscription on front free end paper.

Notes on the natural history of game, game birds and fish of that country. Plates include wild turkey, prairie hen, Canada and ruffed grouse, white fish, musqualonge, black bass. Precise and exact engravings are of moose, caribou, deer and regional scenery..

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