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Notes of a sporting expedition in the far West of Canada 1847 by Frederick Ulric Graham ; explanatory footnotes by Jane Hermione Graham

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Graham, Frederick Ulrich, Graham, Jane Hermione, Notes of a Sporting Expedition in the Far West of Canada. London : Printed for Private Circulation Only. 1898.

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Graham, Frederick Ulrich, Graham, Jane Hermione, (1898) Notes of a Sporting Expedition in the Far West of Canada. London : Printed for Private Circulation Only.

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Graham, Frederick Ulrich, Graham, Jane Hermione, Notes of a Sporting Expedition in the Far West of Canada. London : Printed for Private Circulation Only. 1898.

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A rare narrative of a hunting expedition from Sault Ste. Marie to the Red River, Lac La Plume, Edmonton and back, with extensive notes on hunting buffalo. The expedition lasted from the 19th April to 31 October 1847.

"This Journal was written, day by day, on Steamers, in Canoes, at the Forts, in Tents, or by the Camp-fires in the openin small pocket-books easily carried; and then, on Frederick Graham's return home was copied out, chiefly by a young sister still in the school room, and by others of the family, and the manuscript remained untouched for fifty years".

Privately printed edition of perhaps only 20 copies. 4to (12 3/4 x 9 7/8 in.; 324 x 250mm).

Half title, hand-colored frontispiece portrait of the author, 6 colored wood-engraved maps, 6 colored plates finished by hand.

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Publisher: London : Printed for Private Circulation Only

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English

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Newberry Library

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Date Added: 2019-06-17

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