THE TRAPPER'S GUIDE.

Newhouse, Sewell.

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Wallingford, CT.: Oneida Community, 1867. 216 pages. Illustrated from wood-engravings. 8 x 5 1/2 inches; leather backed boards; lightly rubbed. (Item ID: 3859)

Second edition. The title continues: "A MANUAL OF INSTRUCTIONS FOR CAPTURING ALL KINDS OF FUR-BEARING ANIMALS, AND CURING THEIR SKINS; WITH OBSERVATIONS ON THE FUR TRADE, HINTS ON LIFE IN THE WOODS, AND NARRATIVES OF TRAPPING AND HUNTING EXCURSIONS." The last three pages show eight different "Newhouse" traps offered by the Oneida Community. By 1860 they had sold 200,000 traps.



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