Woods and Lakes of Maine. A trip from Moosehead Lake to New Brunswick in a Birch-Bark Canoe. To which are added some Indian place names and their meanings now first published by Lucius L. Hubbard. New and Original Illustrations by Will. L. Taylor. Lucius Hubbard.
Woods and Lakes of Maine. A trip from Moosehead Lake to New Brunswick in a Birch-Bark Canoe. To which are added some Indian place names and their meanings now first published by Lucius L. Hubbard. New and Original Illustrations by Will. L. Taylor.
Woods and Lakes of Maine. A trip from Moosehead Lake to New Brunswick in a Birch-Bark Canoe. To which are added some Indian place names and their meanings now first published by Lucius L. Hubbard. New and Original Illustrations by Will. L. Taylor.
Woods and Lakes of Maine. A trip from Moosehead Lake to New Brunswick in a Birch-Bark Canoe. To which are added some Indian place names and their meanings now first published by Lucius L. Hubbard. New and Original Illustrations by Will. L. Taylor.
Woods and Lakes of Maine. A trip from Moosehead Lake to New Brunswick in a Birch-Bark Canoe. To which are added some Indian place names and their meanings now first published by Lucius L. Hubbard. New and Original Illustrations by Will. L. Taylor.
Woods and Lakes of Maine. A trip from Moosehead Lake to New Brunswick in a Birch-Bark Canoe. To which are added some Indian place names and their meanings now first published by Lucius L. Hubbard. New and Original Illustrations by Will. L. Taylor.
Woods and Lakes of Maine. A trip from Moosehead Lake to New Brunswick in a Birch-Bark Canoe. To which are added some Indian place names and their meanings now first published by Lucius L. Hubbard. New and Original Illustrations by Will. L. Taylor.

Woods and Lakes of Maine. A trip from Moosehead Lake to New Brunswick in a Birch-Bark Canoe. To which are added some Indian place names and their meanings now first published by Lucius L. Hubbard. New and Original Illustrations by Will. L. Taylor.

Boston: Ticknor and Company; Cambridge: University Press, John Wilson and Son, [n.d., but 1888, with map dated 1891]. 8vo (8.25” x 6.5”), original pictorial brown cloth stamped in black and gold. Frontis., xvi, [1], 223 pp., numerous b&w engravings, 1 folding map at rear, 23” x 18”. Early ticket of “Henry C.Squires Sportsmen’s Supplies, 178 Broadway, N.Y.” affixed to upper left corner of front paste-down.

Second edition, revised, with no date on the title page, a copyright date of 1883 (the date of the first edition) on the copyright page, and a preface dated 1888. Hubbard notes in the introduction that his intent is to offer “a true and circumstantial delineation of the camper’s life in the Maine forests, especially as seen by one who goes into them with an Indian guide.” The map, which was added to some copies of the second edition at a later date, is entitled Third Edition Revised Map of Moosehead Lake and Northern Maine and is dated 1891.

Lucius Lee Hubbard (1849-1929) was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was educated at Harvard, the University of Bonn, and Boston University Law School, where he received an LL.B. After settling in Cambridge and marrying in 1874, he returned to the University of Bonn, earning a Ph.D in geology. He practiced law in Cambridge and also pursued his interest in geology. Hubbard relocated to Houghton, Michigan and became a member of the Michigan Geological Survey in 1890, serving as its director from 1893 to 1899. Hubbard’s tours of the Maine woods began when he was a student at Harvard and continued until his removal to Michigan. His guide-books provide an excellent record of the region during the golden age of sporting in Maine.

REFERENCES: Williamson 4757; Thompson, Edward V. Important Maine Maps, Books, Prints and Ephemera. Orono, 2003, 331B.

CONDITION: Very good, bright copy, bit of wear to head and foot of spine; partial split in paper at inside front hinge, but hinge tight; contents bright and clean; map with some separation at folds but all in one piece.

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Price: $325.00

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