The Gun at Home and Abroad. London: The Arden Press for The London & Counties Press Association Ltd., 1912-1915.
4 volumes, 4° (315 x 255mm). Titles printed in red and black, initials printed in red. Photogravure portrait frontispieces, and 60 colour-printed and 218 half-tone, photogravure and other monochrome plates after George Edward Lodge, Archibald Thorburn and others, retaining tissue-guards where required. Illustrations, some full-page. (Occasional light spotting or browning, small puncture affecting last few quires and plates of vol. III.) Original hard-grain morocco gilt, spines gilt in compartments and lettered in 3 and at the feet, upper boards with double-fillet gilt borders and gilt titles, lower boards with blind double-fillet borders, top edges gilt, others uncut, silk markers (extremities lightly rubbed and scuffed, head of one spine chipped, one lower board with small perforation).
FIRST EDITION, ONE OF 500 COMPLETE SETS OF THIS COMPREHENSIVE WORK, with contributions by such distinguished authorities as Abel Chapman, J.G. Millais, F.C. Selous, D. Carruthers, and J.E. Harting. The set comprises: British Game Birds and Wildfowl (limited to 950 copies, this number 362 of 500); British Deer & Ground Game, Dogs, Guns & Rifles (limited to 950 copies, this number 234 of 500 copies); The Big Game of Africa & Europe (limited to 750 copies, this number 234 of 500 copies); The Big Game of Asia and North America (limited to 600 copies, this number 234 of 500 copies). BM(NH) VI, p. 392, VII, p. 842, and VIII, p. 1177 (vols I-III). (4)