Item #9900041630 Solitary Rambles and Adventures of a Hunter in the Prairies. John Palliser.

Solitary Rambles and Adventures of a Hunter in the Prairies

London: John Murray, 1853. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. xix, 326. 8vo. Bound in original grey-brown speckled cloth with gilt lettering to spine, and gilt-embossed buffalo on the front board. With the original pictorial title page and seven other tissue-guarded, black-&-white illustrations. Two pages of advertising at end removed. October, 1853, signature of former owner inside front board; gift inscript. dated 1895 opposite. Book shows spine slant, with small tear to cloth at top of front joint, wear to edges, hinges split but binding holding. Very minor foxing to margins. Overall, in quite good condition for age, now seldom seen in original binding. Item #9900041630

An early classic of western adventure, hunting and exploration. Howes P43; Rader 1578; Sabin 58333; Smith 7856; Storm 3168.

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