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Hickman, William 
SKETCHES ON THE NIPISAGUIT, A RIVER OF NEW BRUNSWICK, B.[RITISH] N.[ORTH] AMERICA. HALIFAX: JOHN STRONG, 1854
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LOT SOLD. 2,500 USD
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Hickman, William 
SKETCHES ON THE NIPISAGUIT, A RIVER OF NEW BRUNSWICK, B.[RITISH] N.[ORTH] AMERICA. HALIFAX: JOHN STRONG, 1854
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500 USD
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Hickman, William 
SKETCHES ON THE NIPISAGUIT, A RIVER OF NEW BRUNSWICK, B.[RITISH] N.[ORTH] AMERICA. HALIFAX: JOHN STRONG, 1854
Small folio (15 1/8 x 11 1/4 in.; 385 x 285 mm). 8 hand-colored tinted lithographed plates by F. Jones after Hickman, letterpress descriptions. Original purple grained cloth, covers elaborately blindstamped, upper cover with gilt blocked arabesque incorporating title and author, cream glazed endpapers, all edges gilt; spine expertly rebacked.
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Literature

Abbey, Travel II 629; Sabin 31706 (citing an 1861 edition); TPL 3988; Westwood and Stachell 118; Wetzel 158; not in Lande

Catalogue Note

FIRST EDITION of this beautifully illustrated work recording Hickman's six-week fishing and camping trip along the Nipisaguit River. The plates are from original sketches drawn by the author on the spot, with the text describing the eight images along with the quality and type of fishing that can be expected in each location. 

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