1 September 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 688
GBP 250 - GBP 350
Instructions to Young Sportsmen. London: Longman, Hurst [etc.], 1824. Large 8°, 4 hand-coloured lithographed plates and 6 engraved plates after the author (light spotting to engraved plates, lacks half-title, tiny tear to margin of title), green half morocco gilt by J. Leighton, top edge gilt, others uncut (spine faded to brown). Provenance: Barnton (bookplate). Third "and most complete edition, containing valuable information on wild-fowling with a gunning punt, French hut shooting, pheasant, partridge and grouse shooting, fly-fishing and deer-stalking" (Schwerdt). Chute 286; Schwerdt I, p. 235.
The Diary of Colonel Peter Hawker ... 1802-1853, edited by Ralph Payne-Gallwey. London: Longmans, Green, 1893. 2 volumes, 8°, 10 plates (light spotting to text), original cloth, uncut (lightly rubbed, small stain on lower cover of vol. I). Chute 287; Schwerdt IV, p. 44. (3)
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