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    Sale 5310

    The Sporting Sale

    1 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 98

    THOMAS FAIRFAX

    Price Realised  

    THOMAS FAIRFAX

    The Complete Sportsman ... by J.[sic] Fairfax. London: for the proprietors, 1795. 8°, engraved frontispiece (without final advertisement leaf), contemporary tree calf with red morocco label (rubbed and bumped). Provenance: "E. Frank April 12 1795" (inscription on B1; later inscriptions including "Richard B. Frank 1817"). Later edition. Schwerdt I, p. 170.

    DOBSON, William. Kunopaedia. A Practical Essay on breaking or training the English Spaniel or Pointer. With instructions for attaining the art of shooting flying. London: J. Callow, and Whittingham and Arliss, 1814. 8°, wood-engraved frontispiece vignette (frontispiece tipped onto front board, final leaf spotted), original grey boards, uncut (rebacked in paper, spine worn at head). Chute 177; Schwerdt I, p. 145.

    With: ANON. Remarks on the Laws relating to the Game, and the Association set on foot for the Preservation of it, 1753, 8°, half-title, modern buff wrappers -- CHITTY, Joseph. The Game Laws, 1812, 2 vols., 8°, original boards, uncut (spines worn). Schwerdt copy. Chute 101; Schwerdt I, p. 111; and 10 other vols., 18th and early 19th century, a number on the game laws and the control of vermin. (15)


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