Lake Superior: Its Physical Character, Vegetation and Animals, Compared with Those of Other and Similar Regions with a Narrative

Boston: Gould, Kendall and Lincoln, 1850. Original boards. Ex lib consisting of a library bookplate and ink DD number on the front pastedown, blind stamp on title page, and signs of a removed bookplate on the back pastedown; externally clean. Hinges reinforced, thus a tight sound copy. The text divided into two parts; pp 1-133 a description of a tour around the lake, pp 137-428 a natural history of the region including chapters on geology, fishes, flora, birds and more. Howes A88, Sabin 506 ("The most complete work on this comparatively unknown region. Now scarce."). Item #23871

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