Item #36805 The Sportsman and Naturalist in Canada,or Notes on The Natural History of the Game, Game Birds, and Fishof That Country. By Major W. Ross King. Illustrated with ColouredPlates and Woodcuts. W. Ross KING.

The Sportsman and Naturalist in Canada,or Notes on The Natural History of the Game, Game Birds, and Fishof That Country. By Major W. Ross King. Illustrated with ColouredPlates and Woodcuts.

London. Hurst and Blackett, Publishers.1866. Hardcover. 4to. 27cm, xv,[2],334p. with 6 hand coloured lithographedplates and 13 engraved illustrations, appendix, scientific index,index, original green cloth, gilt titles & pictorial decorations onthe spine and upper cover, 3 small wear abrasions on the bottomcover, spine dust worn (titles visable), else a good to very goodsound, internally clean copy. Bookseller ticket "Sharp & Hale,Booksellers, Stationers & Librarians. 4, Berkeley Square".T.P.L. 6220. Lande 1885. Sabin 37857. The colour plates, printedby Hanhart, include - The Wild Turkey, - The Prairie Hen, - TheCanada and Ruffed Grouse, - The White Fish, - The Masq'Allonge &The Black-Basse; and wood-engravings covering the habitats and thelarger game such as Moose and Caribou. It is a popular transcriptof observations on the animal life of Canada made during threeyears of residence in the region. Many of the notes relate tobirds. Item #36805

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