Sale 19JJ01 | Lot 134

HEAD, GEORGE Forest Scenes and Incidents, in the Wilds of North America; being a diary of a winter's route from Halifax to the Canadas, and during four months' residence in the woods on the borders of Lakes Huron and Simcoe.

Catalogue: Americana from the Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson
HEAD, GEORGE  Forest Scenes and Incidents, in the Wilds of North America; being a diary of a winter's route from Halifax to the Canadas, and during four months' residence in the woods on the borders of Lakes Huron and Simcoe.

Lot Details

Lot 134
HEAD, GEORGE Forest Scenes and Incidents, in the Wilds of North America; being a diary of a winter's route from Halifax to the Canadas, and during four months' residence in the woods on the borders of Lakes Huron and Simcoe.
London: John Murray, 1829. First edition. Contemporary half brown calf over marbled boards, the smooth spine in five gilt-ruled compartments, gilt lettering piece in one. 362 pp. Generally rubbed and worn with minor loss to spine ends, front hinge cracked, booksellers ticket to front pastedown, blind library stamps to title page and pp. 35/36.
"This is a rare work" (Bruns). Bruns H122; Lande 1833; Matthews 554; Morgan, p. 180; Sabin 31143; Story, p. 351; TPL 1050.


C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

Estimate: $100 - $200
Sold for $62 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $100 - $200
Sold for $62 (includes buyer's premium)

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Americana from the Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

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