Pioneer Hunters of the Kankakee. J. Lorenzo Werich.
Pioneer Hunters of the Kankakee
Pioneer Hunters of the Kankakee

Sport in Indiana

Pioneer Hunters of the Kankakee.

[N.p. Logansport, Ind., Chronicle Printing Co: Privately printed], 1920.

First edition. Illustrated with frontispiece and 19 plates. 197 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Sport in Indiana. Original red cloth, spine and upper cover stamped in black. Original sales leaflet loosely inserted. Spine ends bumped, some rubbing. Very good Phillips p. 399; Heller 1:409 (noting variant bindings). Item #313025

Accounts of hunting and trapping in the Kankakee marshlands, deer and waterfowl.Werich was born in 1860 in a log cabin in Valparaiso, Indiana, not far from the river.
“In the final chapter the author laments the disappearance of much of the game with the draining of the Kankakee swampland” (Heller).

With a small four-page promotional leaflet for the book, with some background on how the author came to write his book after a railroad accident in which he lost his right arm. With a testimonial from Logansport notables.

An uncommon work.

Price: $750.00 Free International Delivery