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From Home To Home: Autumn Wanderings In The North-West In The Years 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884 by Alexander Staveley. Hill

From Home To Home: Autumn Wanderings In The North-West In The Years 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884

by Alexander Staveley. Hill

Publication: Privately printed, n d (ca 1910), N P

First edition. 8vo. Pictorial blue cloth, titles stamped in gold gilt on the front cover and spine, dark brown front and rear endpapers, vii [3], 432 pp., + 32 pp. of advertisements, frontispiece (From Home To Home), illustrated from sketches by Mrs. Staveley Hill, and photographs by the author, plates, two folding maps. One map is of railroads serving the northern U. S. and Canada and the other points out locations of Indian tribes in the northern U. S. and Canada. Much on the development and trials and tribulations of an important Canadian Ranch. Peel 821 says, "The author was managing director of Oxley Ranch, an unbusinesslike English company. This book should be read in conjunction with RANCHING WITH LORDS AND COMMONS by J. R. Craig, the ranch foreman." Maps are in fine condition, former owner's bookplate on front pastedown sheet, else a very good, tight copy with all plates and tissues intact.

Inventory Number: 39560

$4,500.00