London, South Kensington
23 April 2008
HUNT, William Shapter. Brown's Sporting Tour in India. A Pictorial Journal of that distinguished sportsman's doings in the east. London: J. Hogarth, 1865. Oblong 4° (213 x 322mm). Additional hand-coloured engraved title and 41 plates (light marginal thumb-soiling). Original cloth, front cover decorated and lettered in gilt, gilt edges (lower part of spine torn away, head of spine starting to detach, a little soiled, rubbed and bumped). FIRST EDITION. Schwerdt I, 257: "An amusing series of well coloured Indian sporting pictures".
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