1899 Rare Limited First Edition - The Trail of the Sandhill Stag by Ernest Thompson Seton #52/250

$80 USD $125 USD


Author : Ernest Thompson Seton
Title :The Trail of the Sandhill Stag.
Publisher : New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899. Rare First Edition Number 52 of 250 copies printed on imperial Japan paper. Stated 1st impression Oct 12, 1899.
Language : Text in English
Size : 8 " X 6.5 "
Pages : 93 pages
Binding :  Very good soft leather binding (hinges fine, light wear to the yapp edges including two short closed tears and two chips - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright and tight, clean and unmarked) .
Illustrations : Illustrated with 60 drawings by Ernest Thompson Seton.

Estimate : (USD 125 - USD 350)

The book : Rare and attractive limited First edition of this classic by Ernest Thompson Seton.

The author: Ernest Thompson Seton (August 14, 1860 – October 23, 1946) was an author (published in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the US), wildlife artist, founder of the Woodcraft Indians in 1902 (renamed Woodcraft League of America) and one of the founding pioneers of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) in 1910. Seton also influenced Lord Baden-Powell, the founder of Scouting. His notable books related to Scouting include The Birch Bark Roll and the Boy Scout Handbook. He is responsible for the appropriation and incorporation of what he believed to be American Indian elements into the traditions of the BSA.

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