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[OUTDOOR SPORT] [ILLUSTRATED] LIVES OF GAME ANIMALS. AN ACCOUNT OF THOSE LAND ANIMALS IN AMERICA, NORTH OF THE MEXICAN BORDER, WHICH ARE CONSIDERED “GAME,” EITHER BECAUSE THEY HAVE HELD THE ATTENTION OF SPORTSMEN, OR RECEIVED THE PROTECTION OF LAW. IN FOUR VOLUMES WITH 50 MAPS AND 1500 ILLUSTRATIONS BY THE AUTHOR (4 VOLUMES)
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1925-1928.
Hard Cover. Limited First Edition. Signed. Four 4to volumes; in publisher’s tan buckram stamped stamped with animal heads and double-ruled in gilt, backed in brown buckram, titled in gilt; xxxvii, , 640 pages, including Index; xxvii, , 746 pages, including Index; xix, , 780 pages, including Index; xxii, , 949 pages, including Index; illustrated throughout with 50 maps and 1500 illustrations by the author; “This edition is limited to one hundred and seventy-seven sets, signed by the author, of which this is no. 136; with Seton’s signature and cat’s paw dated 1886 on the frontispiece. There are glue spots on the pastedowns from where a bookplate has fallen off; there is still a bookplate on the pastedown of Volume III in the style of Aubrey Beardsley, with a name penned at the bottom.~~A massive undertaking, Volume I encompasses “Cats, Wolves and Foxes”; Volume II is “Bears, Coons, Badgers, Skunks, and Weasels”; Volume III is “Hoofed Animals”; Volume IV is “Rodents, Etc.”.
Very Good binding.