Comparative Table of Close Seasons, / In all States of the Union where Game Laws exist. Compiled for 1874, from latest amended Acts. / Prepared for Forest and Stream. /; [followed by five long paragraphs of text, notes on the magazine's publishing, and a table showing closed seasons for fish and game in the following states: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Missouri, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Ohio, North Carolina, Nevada, Nebraska, Kansas, California].

Philadelphia: Forest and Stream, [1873]. Printed broadside, 16 x 16 1/4 inches, employing several sizes and styles of type, the entire text and title enclosed within a border composed of four thin rules, ornaments at the corners. "A comparative table of Close Seasons ... where protective laws exist, so that the reader can determine at a glance ... what particular bird, animal of fish is excepted, or prohibited from being caught or killed, at any given month of the year." With the note "In Virginia there are no general protective laws. The killing of deer is prohibited between January 1st and July 15th." Fish and game included are salmon, trout, black bass, shad, moose, deer, wild turkey, grouse, quail, wild fowl, and geese, among others. An early conservation publication. Not recorded on OCLC. Folded. Some browning at folds, but a crisp copy. Item #53370

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