CHARLES RANDOM DE BERENGER
Helps and Hints How to protect Life and Property. London: T. Hurst, 1835. 8°, wood-engraved title vignette after G. Cruikshank, 2 folding lithographic plates including frontispiece, 4 etched plates by George and 3 by Robert Cruikshank, one engraved plate by A. Adlard after the author, wood-engraved illustrations, 3 after G. Cruikshank (lithographs spotted), original green cloth, uncut and largely unopened (corners bumped), later quarter blue morocco slipcase. PRESENTATION COPY, title inscribed: "To the Editor of the Naval & Military Gazette with the compliments of the Author". FIRST EDITION of this all-round sporting book, the title-page stating that "the embellishments" are "by Mr. Bonner and others, after designs by G. and R. Cruikshank, Alken, Haghe, Fussell, and De Berenger". Cohn George Cruikshank 70; Schwerdt II, p. 125.
FRANKLAND, Thomas. Cautions to Young Sportsmen. London: James Robson, J. Smeeton printer, 1801. 8°, with half-title and final blank (these soiled on recto and verso respectively), modern buff wrappers. Second edition. Chute 220: "very scarce".
[REAY, Henry Utrick]. A Short Treatise on that Useful Invention called the Sportsman's Friend or the Farmer's Footman. By a Gentleman Farmer of Northumberland. Newcastle: by Edward Walker [for] R. Faulder, London, . 8°, wood-engraved frontispiece and 2 plates by T. Bewick after J. Atkinson, preliminary leaf advertising "those excellent charities, the infirmiries of Durham and Northumberland" (two nicks to frontispiece), mottled boards backed in red morocco, c. 1900. (3)