New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1852. First US Edition. Hardcover. Item #22281
xi, 516pp + 12pp advertisements. Green cloth stamped in blind on the sides and in gold on the spine, pink endpapers. Eight in-text woodcut engravings, several tables on climate in various regions (Lakes Ontario, Erie, Huron, Michigan, Superior, Valley of the Saskatchewan, etc.); includes sections on trees and shrubs, numbers of species in various zones, insects; also includes Eskimo, Kutchin, Chepewyan, Dogrib, and Mauvais-Monde vocabularies. Spine ends worn, a few stains to front cover, scattered foxing throughout, bookplate to front pastedown and previous owners' names to front free endpaper and flyleaf. A good+ copy. Sabin 71025. ; Octavo.