20 November 2003
HAWKER, Peter (1786-1853). Instructions to Young Sportsmen in all that relates to guns and shooting. London: Charles Wood for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, & Green, 1824.
8° (240 x 150mm). 10 plates, four hand-coloured, extra-illustrated with 62 additional engravings, 2 on india-paper mounted, 58 cut down and mounted. (Text leaf L4 almost detached.) Later red morocco gilt, gilt turn-ins, g.e. (upper joint split). Provenance: Charles Tennant (armorial bookplate).
EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED COPY OF THE THIRD EDITION OF HAWKER'S CLASSIC WORK. Schwerdt I, p.235; cf. Westwood & Satchell p.113.
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