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Edinburgh:Edmonston and Douglas. 1875. xxi+428pp. Illustrated with chromolithograph frontispiece and title page vignette, 12 tinted plates, 1 map at rear and numerous in-text drawings. Ex-library, including number on spine, small libray book-plate to inside front board, small oval red ink stamp on title page as well as to a corner of all full page illustrations but not map, and library pocket and card to rear boards. Boards are lightly shelf-worn and soiled, with wear to spine ends as well as some mottling to the spine strip, and soiling to page edges. The front hinge is intact, rear hinge just starting at top edge, and the binding is still tight. Aside from the library markings, and some light foxing scattered throughout, a good, clean copy. Was never signed out according to the still enclosed library card.
THE OLD FOREST RANGER; or, Wild Sports of India on the Neilgherry Hills, in the Jungles, and on the Plains
London; Jeremiah How, 1845. Second edition. Hardcover, no dj. Top edge gilt. Illustrated. xii+332pp. Half leather. Good condition. Leather a bit worn along the edges and gutters. Owner names penned to ffep and half title. Foxing to endpapers. Some insect nibbling to lower corner of preliminaries to the preface. Foxing to some of the full page illustrations. Otherwise pretty clean. "The kind reception I met with, under the disquise of "The Old Forest Ranger" has encouraged me to reprint , in a connected form, my papers on Indian Field Sports, which have appeared, from time to time, in the pages of the "New Monthly Magazine"." (cfm)
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1912. First Edition. Hardcover, no jacket. xvi+246pp. Green cloth boards with gilt decoration and titling. Top edge gilt. Illustrated with b/w photographs and tissue protected artwork. In Near Fine condition. A lovely copy, with very light shelfwear and bright gilt decoration. A tiny old bookseller sticker to bottom of ffep. Internally clean and bright, unmarked and unfoxed. The binding is square and tight. The folding map is present and in fine condition. "A hunters experiences while searching for wapiti, bears, and caribou on the larger coast island of British Columbia and Alaska." (cfm)
New York:Stackpole Sons. 1936. 1st edition. 199pp. Illustrated by George M. Sutton. Hardcover. Review copy, with review slip still attached to 1st free end page. Boards soiled and rubbed, with title on front cover quite dulled, but brighter on spine. Edges, spine ends and edge points gently worn. Internally end-pages slightly age-toned but free of previous owners marks or signatures. The binding is tight and hinges intact. A very good copy.
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