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    Sale 5310

    The Sporting Sale

    1 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 195

    The Sportsman's Dictionary: or, The Country Gentleman's Companion in All Rural Recreations. London: C. Hitch, C. Davis and S. Austen, 1735. 2 volumes, 8°, engraved frontispiece in compartments by Toms, 24 engraved plates of sporting scenes numbered 2-25, many folding, and one unnumbered folding plate of "Antient Hunting Notes" (light marginal waterstaining to first few leaves, plate 8 slightly shaved), contemporary blind-panelled calf (rubbed, joints cracked but holding, spines chipped). FIRST EDITION. Schwerdt II, p. 220.

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    The Sportsman's Dictionary: or, The Country Gentleman's Companion in All Rural Recreations. London: C. Hitch, C. Davis and S. Austen, 1735. 2 volumes, 8°, engraved frontispiece in compartments by Toms, 24 engraved plates of sporting scenes numbered 2-25, many folding, and one unnumbered folding plate of "Antient Hunting Notes" (light marginal waterstaining to first few leaves, plate 8 slightly shaved), contemporary blind-panelled calf (rubbed, joints cracked but holding, spines chipped). FIRST EDITION. Schwerdt II, p. 220.

    The Sportsman's Dictionary: or, The Country Gentleman's Companion in All Rural Recreations. London: J. Osborn, 1744. 2 volumes in one, 8°, engraved plates as above (some marginal waterstaining, becoming pronounced in last quires), contemporary calf (rubbed, upper joints cracked, corners bumped, slight leather erosion on upper cover). Provenance: Thomas Neave (bookplate). Second edition. Schwerdt II, p. 221. (3)


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