Item #36795 Chiploquorgan; or Life by the Camp Fire in Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland. Richard Lewes DASHWOOD.

Chiploquorgan; or Life by the Camp Fire in Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland.

Dublin. RobertT. White. 1871. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. 18.59cm, The First Edition, [1],293p.,frontis illustrations from an engraving, and 1 other plate, incontemporary half polished crimson roan, blind and gilt ruledraised bands, gilt titles, crimson marbled boards, The Author'sCopy, with his armorial engraved bookplate, some slight wear on theedges, very good to fine copy, rare. O'Dea. 776. Story p210.Rhodenizer p65. Westwood & Satchell, p76. "Contains many accountsof fishing and in the Nepisiquit, Restigouche and other rivers".Sage p76, Wetzel p128. As an Officer of the 15th Foot Regiment,Dashwood left Cork for St. John, N.B. where he was stationed from1862 until 1868. He was an enthusiastic sportsman who spent hisleaves hunting; in 1868 he made an expedition to Newfoundland toshoot caribou. The present title combines information on game,hunting equipment, and on methods of hunting with passing commentson the country and a well-told account of his hunting experiences.The main title is the Millicite word for the stick on which thekettle is suspended over the camp fire. Item #36795

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