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Charles Alston Messiter

Sport And Adventures Among The North-American Indians.

Published: R H Porter, London, 1890

Edition: 1st

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R.H. Porter, London, 1890. First edition. 8vo. xvi, (2), 368 pp. Near fine original gilt-stamped illustrated green cloth. Internally fine. Plates from Whymper drawings. Prize bookplate on front pastedown. Scarce in this condition.

"An excellent book on hunting in the West and North-West Canada. Messiter hunted with Col. Pickett (see Boone & Crockett 'Hunting at High Altitudes')." "Account of the author's two trips to North America in 1862 and 1866, with lots of adventure and hunting incidents, much of it in Indian country of the West and the adjoining Canadian provinces. Includes hunting of buffalo, deer, grizzly and other bears, elk, antelope, and wild turkey. Also with several chapters on Texas including accounts of a bear hunt and snipe shooting."

  • Jacket Condition: N/A
  • Binding Condition: Near fine
  • Overall Condition: Near fine
  • Size: 8 Vo
  • Sold By: White Eagle Books
  • Contact Person: Andrew Saidi
  • Country: United Kingdom
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