Adventures in the Wilds of the United States and British American Provinces. Illustrated by the author and Oscar Bessau. With an appendix by Lieut. Campbell Hardy.

Philadelphia, (PA): John W. Moore, 1856. First edition. 8vo. 2 volumes: xi, (5), 514; v, (4), [9]-517, (2, errata leaf) pp. Illustrated from wood engravings, plates. Phillips, p. 217: "Principally made up from the following earlier works of the author: 'A Summer in the Wilderness' (1847), 'A Tour to the River Saguenay' (1848), 'Letters from the Alleghany Mountains' (1849), and 'Haw-Ho-Noo; or Records of a Tourist' (1850). Lanman was a professional writer of some merit. He was interested in angling, not hunting." Heller 552. Bruns L-31: "Rare." Howes L-87. Owners' names on front endpaper, text a little tanned, but a very good copy. Original gilt-stamped decorated green cloth (spine gilt a little dull). (#7843). Item #60795

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