London, South Kensington
1 September 2008
The Compleat Sportsman in three parts. London: Eliz. Nutt and R. Gosling for J. Tonson and W. Taylor, 1718. 12° (some soiling and occasional staining), contemporary sheep (new spine label and endpapers). Provenance: Richard Harris (signature on title).
FIRST EDITION. The three parts are on the shooting and management of game, deer hunting and angling, with their related laws and statutes. Schwerdt I, p. 263; Westwood and Satchell p. 123.
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