Lot 137

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

Estimate: $500 - $1,000

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$0 $5
$50 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$25,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
For your consideration is this 1890 first edition of The Big Game of North America compiled by George Oliver Shields from. This book compiles the habits, haunts and characteristics the how, when and where to hunt the big game of North America. Published by Rand, Mcnally in 1890, this book still has the original pictorial red cloth cover 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 good condition with light wear on the cover boards and, bindings are tight with strong hinges. The text is bright with minimal to no foxing. The measurements of this book are 6 3/4" x 9 1/2".