Sale 18JJ04 | Lot 104

[CANADIAN SPORT FISHING] The Settler and Sportsman in Anticosti.

Catalogue: Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

Lot Details

Lot 104
[CANADIAN SPORT FISHING] The Settler and Sportsman in Anticosti.
[London: Morris & Co., 1885]. First edition. Publisher's printed paper wrappers, preserved in a maroon cloth slipcase. 9 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches; 39, [3] pp.; folding map, head- and tailpieces. Front cover and title page detached, wrappers chipped and toned, "Extracts" quite browned and repaired with Japanese tissue.
Quite rare, this slim volume "...gives a concise and interesting account of the physical features, public works, natural resources, industries, minerals, and general condition of this island, which lies in the mouth of the great Canadian River, the St. Lawrence. The island was last year purchased by Mr. F. W. Stockwell, an enterprising resident of Quebec and well known in this country. The fine field offered to the sportsman is also described..." (The Railway News, May 30, 1885).


C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

Estimate: $400 - $600

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Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

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