Item #74346 Diary of the Wyoming Bear Hunt. Joseph McALEENAN.

Diary of the Wyoming Bear Hunt.

Item #74346

[McALEENAN, Joseph]. Diary of the Wyoming Bear Hunt. 16 photographic plates. 59 pp. 8vo. [Brooklyn, NY: Printed by P. J. Collison & Co, c. 1914]. First Edition. Brown paper boards with black lettering, brown cloth spine. Sporting bookplate of author William Nicholas Beach and small grouse label of Samuel B. Webb. Shaken, some minor paper flaws, else fine, two chipped pieces to front cover margin (preserved). Blue cloth clamshell box. Rare with excellent provenance. Howes W728; Streeter 4130; Litchfield p. 75; not in Phillips or Heller. OCLC: 54200246 (Yale, Brigham Young). An entertaining day by day journal with good photographs, dated from the text to 1914 (p. 55). The bear hunt was on the Majo Ranch of Jones Bros. & Magill. Title page with title in a box to the left at top with a vignette of a bear chasing a man at the bottom right; on verso of title page: "Press of/P. J. Collison & Co./Brooklyn-New York"

Price: $17,500.00

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