Letters from Alabama, (U.S.) Chiefly Relating to Natural History

London: Morgan and Chase, 1859. First trade edition (a few copies of an 1855 edition are known). 12mo. (12), 306 pp. Illustrated from wood engravings; ad leaf. Howes G-268. Clark Old South III, 169: "Based, at least in part, on a diary Gosse kept (during his year-long sojourn in Alabama in 1838) ... the book is especially rich in hunting stories." Owen, p. 954. Phillips, p. 141: "Remarks on game and hunting." Not in Heller or Riling. Owner's name on front endpaper, but a good solid copy. Original green cloth (rubbed), gilt spine title. (#7832). Item #60771

Price: $500.00

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