The Sportsman and Naturalist in Canada, or Notes on The Natural History of the Game, Game Birds, and Fish of that Country.
London: Hurst and Blackett, Publishers, 13, Great Marlborough Streeet, 1866.
First edition, with tipped-in errata slip. 6 chromolithographs and numerous text illustrations. xv, , 334 pp. 1 vols. 8vo (26.5 x 18 cm). Original green cloth with gilt moose on upper cover. Fine. Signed, "With J.B. Keith's best wishes. June/66." Bruns K-49; Gee p. 61; Lande 1886; Sabin 37857; TPL 6220. Item #240437
A detailed and useful guide to Canadian sport. Four of the 12 chapters are devoted to fishing: “The Fisheries of Canada” (concerning salmon rivers, lakes and lesser waters); “The Salmon” (its location, size, etc., includes data on trout and white fish); “The Canadian Shad” (habitat, etc., including other fish); and “The Tom Cod” (annual arrival, etc., including discussion of bass, sturgeon, and others). Rare.
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