Publication: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911, New York
First edition. 8 7/8" x 6" in dark green cloth with embossed antlers on cover as well as title in gilt on cover and on spine. xvi, 415 pp., 7 Appendices, Index. 54 black-and-white plates from photographs, 125 illustrations from drawings including some of the author's famous drawings of animal tracks; artifacts, maps & charts. Appendix A: The New Northwest Appendix B: Buffalo Summary Appendix C: The Yak - The Range Beast for the North-west Appendix D: Insects Collected by Seton Expedition 1907 Appendix E: List of Plants Noted on the Seton Expedition 1907 Appendix F: List of Mammals Noted on the Seton Expedition 1907 Appendix G: List of Birds Noted on the Seton Expedition 1907. Account of the author's six month trip, taken with naturalist Edward A. Preble in May 1907, down Athabaska and Slave rivers, by Great Slave Lake northeast to the Aylmer and Clinton-Colden Lakes region of the Barren Grounds. During the trip they studied and photographed caribou, buffalo, birds, yak, etc, and also describe the Chipewyan Indians. The appendices describe insects, 87 plant species, 44 animals and 156 species of birds, with locations and field notes. Later editions did not include the appendices nor the plates. Inked gift inscription on front free fly leaf, light wear to spine ends and corners, front cover has one eraser-sized spot, else a very good copy.
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