The Wilderness of the North Pacific Coast Islands : A Hunter's Experiences While Searching for Wapiti, Bears, and Caribou on the Larger Coast Islands of British Columbia and Alaska. Charles Sheldon.
The Wilderness of the North Pacific Coast Islands : A Hunter's Experiences While Searching for Wapiti, Bears, and Caribou on the Larger Coast Islands of British Columbia and Alaska

The Wilderness of the North Pacific Coast Islands : A Hunter's Experiences While Searching for Wapiti, Bears, and Caribou on the Larger Coast Islands of British Columbia and Alaska

New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1912. Carl Rungius. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Publisher's green cloth with title and decorations stamped in gilt onto upper board and spine, top edge gilt, 8vo (8-1/4 inches tall), pp. xvi, [1]-246, illustrated w. 5 maps (one being a fold-out in fine cond.), tissue-guarded frontis [small edge stains and spotting], B&W plates throughout (all illustrations present as called for w. one plate loose [p.110] but present and w. all five tissue-guarded photogravures from drawings by Carl Rungius [inc. frontis]), appendices, index. Volume with stains and small bumps, corners and spine ends rubbed through w. a small piece from heel, tiny puncture to spine, front hinge with a hairline crack, gilt somewhat dulled, small modern owner sticker "... Banff, AB" to front pastedown, booksellers tag and some spotting to rear pastedown. Good. Item #3405

"An account of hunting trips to Vancouver, Queen Charlotte, Montague and Admiralty Islands, with the only written description of a hunt for the then rare and now extinct Queen Charlotte caribou." Whale 1379 ; E&L 3226 ; Smith 9395.

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