Lot 26

1st Edition The Big Game of North America c. 1890

Estimate: $500 - $1,000

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For your consideration is this first edition copy of “The Big Game of North America” compiled by George Oliver Shields and from 1890. This book compiles the habits, haunts, and characteristics of North American big game—the how, when, and where of hunting the big game of North America. Published by Rand, McNally & company in 1890, this book still has the original pictorial red cloth with gilt. This is a first edition of big game hunting lore, with 27 full page illustrations and numerous in text vignettes. This book includes Judge John Dean Caton's treatise, "The Ethics of the Field Sports." This book is in fine condition, showing beveled boards, bindings that are tight, and strong hinges. The text is bright with minimal to no shelf wear. The measurements of this book are 6 3/4" x 9 1/2".
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