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Delineations of American scenery and character

Author: John James Audubon; Francis Hobart Herrick
Publisher: New York : G.A. Baker & Co., 1926.
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Audubon, John James, 1785-1851.
Delineations of American scenery and character.
New York, G.A. Baker & Co., 1926
(OCoLC)610247801
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John James Audubon; Francis Hobart Herrick
OCLC Number: 1135190
Notes: Maps on lining-papers.
"Essays, which extended through the first three volumes of the Ornithological biography to sixty in number are here collected, with the omission only of the last, 'Remarks on the form of the toes of birds, ' for the first time in a single volume."--Introduction.
Description: xlix, 349 pages : portrait ; 25 cm
Contents: The Ohio --
The Great Pine Swamp --
The Prairie --
The regulators --
Improvements in the navigation of the Mississippi --
A flood --
Meadville --
The cougar --
The earthquake --
The hurricane --
Kentucky sports --
The traveller and the pole-cat --
Deer hunting --
Niagara --
Hospitality in the woods --
The original painter --
Louisville in Kentucky --
The eccentric naturalist --
Scipio and the bear --
Colonel Boon --
The runaway --
The lost one --
The force of the waters --
The squatters of the Mississippi --
The squatters of Labrador --
Death of a pirate --
A ball in Newfoundland --
The live-oakers --
Spring garden --
St. John's River, in Florida --
The Florida Keys --
The turtlers --
The burnnig of the forests --
A moose hunt --
Journey in New Brunswick and Maine --
The Bay of Fundy --
Cod-fishing in Labrador --
The merchant of Savannah --
Kentucy barbecue on the Fourth of July --
The American sun perch --
The eggers of Labrador --
Fishing in the Ohio --
The wreckers of Florida --
The white perch and its favourite bait --
A racoon hunt in Kentucky --
A whild horse --
Reminiscences of Thomas Bewick --
Pitting of the wolves --
A tough walk for a youth --
Breaking up of the ice --
A maple-sugar camp --
The opossum --
A long calm at sea --
Still becalmed --
Natchez in 1820 --The lost portfolio --
Labrador --
Great Egg Harbour.
Responsibility: by John Audubon; with an introduction by Francis Hobart Herrick.

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