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COMEAU, Napoleon A. Life and Sport on The North Shore of the Lower St. Lawrence and Gulf. Containing chapters on SalmonFishing, Trapping, the Folklore of the Montagnais Indians and Talesof Adventure on the Labrador Peninsula.
Quebec. Daily TelegraphPrinting House. 1909.
8vo, 23cm, 440p., frontis portrait & 36illustrations & maps, lists of birds, in contemporary half darkgreen black morocco, gilt decorated raised bands, gilt ruled borderand gilt center panel devices, gilt titles, marbled boards andendpapers, inner linen hinges, t.e.g., upper hinge expertlyrepaired, a very good to fine attractive bound copy of the scarcefirst edition. Comeau's skills, his hunting and fishing exploits,and his knowledge of aboriginal culture formed the basis of thearticles he published in the National Geographic Magazine(Washington) and in Forest and Stream (New York). In 1909 hebrought out at Quebec the present autobiography which is full ofanecdotes and observations, including salmon fishing, trapping,the folklore of the Montagnais Indians, tales of adventure on thefringe of the Labrador Peninsula and his inventory of birds. Itwould be reissued in 1923 and 1954". - DCB. AB 3356.


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