THE TRAPPER'S GUIDE: A Manual of Instructions for Capturing All Kinds of Fur-Bearing Animals and Curing Their Skins; With Observations on the Fur-Trade, Hints on Life in the Woods, and Narratives of Trapping and Hunting Excursions.
Edited by J. H. Noyes and T. L. Pitt. Wallingford, CT: Printed at the community Press for the Oneida Community, 1867. Second edition, with new narratives and illustrations (first published 1865), Thacker’s narrative first appearing in this edition. 8vo. 215, (1, “Conclusion”) pp. Frontispiece portrait of the author, in-text illustrations and plates from wood engravings. Howes N-120: “[Includes] Henry Thacker’s narrative of three hunting expeditions, in 1844-1845, to the Chicago region.” Original rust cloth (rubbed, corners bumped), gilt spine title, all edges red. Several signatures pulled, tideline through upper portion of text. Item #67829
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