Sale 19JJ01 | Lot 52

BRECK, EDWARD The Way of the Woods. A Manual for Sportsmen in Northeastern United States and Canada.

Catalogue: Americana from the Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson
BRECK, EDWARD  The Way of the Woods. A Manual for Sportsmen in Northeastern United States and Canada.

Lot Details

Lot 52
BRECK, EDWARD The Way of the Woods. A Manual for Sportsmen in Northeastern United States and Canada.
New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons and the Knickerbocker Press, 1908. First edition. Publisher's pictorial cloth gilt. 436, [6] pp.; publisher's Advertisements, photographic frontispiece and plates, in-text illustrations. Extremities worn, one or two pale stains to covers, front hinge cracked, dampstain to upper corner of a few leaves, lightly and evenly toned throughout.
From the introduction: "It has therefore been my primary object to prepare a book that shall contain simple and elementary, yet thorough and up-to-date, instruction in all subjects connected with wilderness life. This instruction is supplemented by a list of themost authoritative works in each branch of woodland knowledge, to the preparation of which I have given much care, and which will enable the reader to pursue further any subject that may particularly interest him." Scarce. Bruns B213.


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Americana from the Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

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