A Hunter's Experiences in the Southern States of America being an Account of the Natural History of the various Quadrupeds and Birds which are the Objects of Chase in those Countries.

(ST. JOHN, Percy B.)

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Place Published: London
Publisher: Longmans
Date Published: 1866

Description: By Capt. Flack, (pseud.). [6], 359pp. (lacks last 32pp. which contain the index and ads). Small 8vo, handsomely rebound in 3/4 brown calf, decoratively gilt spine, cloth slipcase, a.e.g. London: Longman's, Green, 1866. Near Fine but for small ink marks on the front fly-leaf.

Comments: A bright copy. "This hunter (St. John) lived for many years in the South during the forties and fifties. ... Each chapter, usually limited to one kind of wildlife, begins with a rather technical but informative treatise on the description and the habits of that animal. ... The outstanding merit of this rare and fascinating book is the author's meticulous attention to detail, based upon his wide range of activity and his particular flare for recording realistically and vividly his pursuit of fauna of the American South." Clark III, 314. Howes F-168. Sabin 24639.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(+)
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 221563


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