WILLIAMSON Captain Thomas, HOWITT, ATKINSON, CLARK, MANSKIRCH et al
Foriegn Field Sports, Sporting Anecdotes From Drawings by Messers Howitt, Atkinson, Clark, Manskirch & With A Sipplement On New South Wales
Edward Orme, printseller to his Majesty
170 (2) pages, large 4to., 34cm x 25cm, all edges gilt, 110 hand coloured aquatint plates after Howitt, Hutchinson, Clark and Manskrich, plates dated 1813, some occasional light offsetting from plate to text, plates remain clean and bright, title page very outer corner clipped, some light spotting to margin of frontis, spotting to blank end papers, 1/2 dark red morroco marbled sides darkened and surface rubbing, boards darkened to the leather especially to spine edges, spine in 6 compartments, gilt floral tooling within ruled borders, some surface rubbing to edges, a tight copy. Each plate accompanied by descriptive letter press showing all aspects of hunting including big game hunting, whaling, hunting, in North America, Spain including 13 plates of bullfighting, Russia, India, Africa etc, and the supplement of Australian hunting. The second edition identical to the 1819 1st edition but without the date and printers being Howlett and Brimmer. Tooley 226.
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