TRAPPER "JIM" by SANDYS, Edwin, 1860-1906


New York: Macmillan, 1922. Later printing. Octavo, blue illustrated cloth stamped in gilt pp (vi), 441 + fronitspiece. Numerous vignette illustrations in text. Spine a little darkened with gilt stamping flaked away; front cover gilt a bit dulled; endpapers tanned from binding offset; page edges yellowed; VG unworn copy otherwise. Originally published in 1903, with 6 plates. Sandys was born in Chatham, ON, the son of the Archdeacon of Huron. Early in his career he wrote for the CPR and The Canadian Sportsman. Having gained some recognition as a sportsman and hunter, he moved to New York in 1891 to be on the editorial staff of Outing magazine, to which he eventually made over 100 contributions of articles and stories. As a hunter he took issue with some of the claims of animal intelligence made by Seton and Roberts. The present book is a fictionalized outdoor adventure novel for boys. Sandys died at age 46.

Book ID: 47211
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