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Baronets And Buffalo. The British Sportsman Inthe American West, 1833-1881. by  John I. Merritt

Baronets And Buffalo. The British Sportsman Inthe American West, 1833-1881.

by John I. Merritt

First edition thus. Limited to 1,000 copies signed by the author and the President of the National Sporting Fraternity Limited. This is copy 174. Originally published as a trade edition in 1985. 8vo. Full decorated leather, gold stamping on front and rear covers and on spine, brown endpapers, x, 217 pp., all edges gilt, preface, illustrated, maps, end notes, bibliography, index. Maps by the author. Adventurers drawn to this country by what they had read and heard about limitless herds of buffalo and other game. Plus the chance to wander for months or years through one of the great wildernesses on earth, while at the same time experiencing the danger of Indians, which as one of the adventurers put it, "that dash of excitement which is always needed to make any life really perfect." As new, without dust jacket as issued, housed in a brown, paper over boards slipcase.

Inventory Number: 22644

$125.00