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. Illustrated.

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1912. First edition. 8vo. xvi, 246 pp. Illustrated from photographs, plates, maps, one folding. Big game hunting author John H. Batten's copy, with his 1932 ownership signature on the front endpaper; Batten is best known for four works written or edited for Amwell, "The Best of Sheep Hunting" (1980), "The Forest and the Plain" (1984; "hunting big game around the world"), "The Formidable Game" (1983; "India, Africa, and North American bear hunting"), and "Skyline Pursuits" (1981; "sheep hunting around the world"). Phillips, p. 342. Heller 358: "The islands included Vancouver, Montague, Queen Charlotte, and Admiralty." Biscotti, p. 399 (note). Very good copy with a nice association. Original decorated gilt-stamped green cloth (rubbed), top edge gilt. (#6035). Item #59152

Price: $375.00

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