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Benedict-Henry Revoil, Pêches dans l'Amérique du nord

Fine  Fishing  Book  in  an  Impeccable  Copy

Revoil, Benedict-Henry. Pêches dans l’Amérique du nord. New ed. With

19  woodcut  plates

and 40 text ills. after Jean Edouard Dargent (called Yan’Dargent, Saint-Servais 1824 – Paris 1899). Tours, A. Mame et fils, 1870. 374 pp., 1 l. Contemp. blue h. cloth.

Benedict-Henry Revoil, Pêches dans l'Amérique du nordBenedict-Henry Revoil, Pêches dans l'Amérique du nord

Cf. Howes R 228 and Souhart 402. – Not in Schwerdt. – Souhart only knows the original version Chasses et Pêche dans l’autre monde, publ. Paris 1856, and 3 following editions, resp. 1869 and 1873, all at Mame, titled Chasses dans l’Amérique du nord. The edition here probably the 1st separate edition of the originally 2nd part. Revoil (Aix 1816 – Paris 1882) gained his prestige especially as the founder of the famous Chasse Illustrée. Here then after general introduction all on

Benedict-Henry Revoil, Pêches dans l'Amérique du nord

Rod Fishing – Osprey – Oysters – Shark – Tunny – Whale + Dolphin – Turtles – Flying Fish – Seals – Sea-Serpent – Cave-Fish and the

Benedict-Henry Revoil, Pêches dans l'Amérique du nord

Alligators of Texas & Louisiana

while furthermore considering especially New Brunswick, Sable Island, Labrador, Terra Nova, the ocean as the Atlantic. And all this without any shop talk.

Offer no. 12,225 / EUR  445. / export price EUR  423. (c. US$ 509.) + shipping

Benedict-Henry Revoil, Pêches dans l'Amérique du nord


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