Thomas Williamson and Samuel Howitt (?1765-1822)

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Thomas Williamson and Samuel Howitt (?1765-1822)

Oriental Field Sports, being a complete, detailed, and accurate Description of the Wild Sports of the East. London: by William Bulmer and Co. for Edward Orme, 1807

Oblong 2° (460 x 585mm). Hand-coloured aquatint title and 40 hand-coloured aquatint plates of hunting scenes by H. Merke, J. Hamble and Viveres after Howett, plate 31 in early state. (Some leaves slightly soiled, mostly marginal, frontispiece and first 2 and last 4 leaves of text creased.) Contemporary half russia (rather worn, covers detached). Provenance: Hugh Hamon George William Caruthers Massy (inscription on endpaper dated 1854). Abbey Travel 427; Tooley 508; Schwerdt II pp.297-298
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