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SCHWERDT, Charles Francis George Richard (1862-1939). Hunting, Hawking, Shooting, Illustrated in a Catalogue of Books, Manuscripts, Prints and Drawings. London: privately printed for the author by Waterlow & Sons, 1928-1937.
4 volumes, large 4o (323 x 245 mm). 382 plates (104 in color). Original terra-cotta morocco, t.e.g., others uncut, gilt-patterned endleaves, by Kelly & Sons, London (few minor scuffs); in two velvet-lined terra-cotta morocco drop-front folding cases (some mostly minor scuffing).
LIMITED EDITION, vols. I-III copy 18 of 300 sets, vol. IV out-of-series, vols. I and IV signed by Schwerdt. "The greatest and finest catalogue in all sporting literature" (Litchfield 84). Taylor, p.123. A VERY FINE COPY IN FULL MOROCCO. (4)
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