Sport and Adventure among the North-American Indians. With original illustrations by Charles Whymper

London: R.H. Porter, 1890. First edition. 8vo. xvi, (2), 368 pp. Plates from Whymper drawings. Howes M-558. Graff 2762. Rader 2387. Phillips, pp. 260-261: "An excellent book on hunting in the West and North-West Canada. Messiter hunted with Col. Pickett (see Boone & Crockett 'Hunting at High Altitudes')." Heller 243: "Account of the author's two trips to North America in 1862 and 1866, with lots of adventure and hunting incidents, much of it in Indian country of the West and the adjoining Canadian provinces. Includes hunting of buffalo, deer, grizzly and other bears, elk, antelope, and wild turkey. Also with several chapters on Texas including accounts of a bear hunt and snipe shooting." Not in Casada. Very good. Somewhat later green crushed morocco, gilt, covers framed by three thin gilt rules, with corner and mid-line ornaments, title and gilt western American ornaments between raised bands on spine, marbled endpapers, t.e.g., by Pfister. (#7923). Item #60809

Price: $375.00

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