The Camp-Fires of the Everglades or Wild Sports in the
The Camp-Fires of the Everglades or Wild Sports in the

WHITEHEAD, Charles E. The Camp-Fires of the Everglades or Wild Sports in the South.

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WHITEHEAD, Charles E. The Camp-Fires of the Everglades or Wild Sports in the South. Edinburgh, David Douglas, 1981.

Royal 8vo. Original green ribbed cloth, spine lettered in gilt, vignette of a vulture blocked in gilt onto front cover, top edge gilt, others uncut, red , pp. x, [2], 298, 16 plates illustrations in the text ('the rude efforts of the author'); outer lower corner of front cover bumped, ofsetting from endpapers, otherwise a very good copy.
First UK edition. 'Some of the Sketches contained in this volume were contributed by the Author to the journal The Spirit Of The Times; some have since been floating about in other papers; while others were also published in New York in 1860, under the title of Wild Sports In The South' (p. vii). Hunting and exploring nature (including manatees) and Native American life in Florida in the middle of the 19th century. - A handsome book production.

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