HAWKER Lt Col P.
Instructions To Young Sportsman In All That Relates To Guns And Shooting
3rd considerably enlarged and improved
xxii 470 pages, Coloured frontis "cripple chase after firing 2lbs of shot", 9 further engraved full page plates, 3 being hand coloured, and some spotting to the un coloured plates. contemporary presentation inscription to the upper blank margin of the title page dated 1824, a later inscription 1864 to verso of the frontis. Bound in a later ? dark red morocco with cloth sides. A very good copy of the 3rd and most complete edition and the only edition to have the 4 coloured plates. Containing valuable information on wildfowling with a gunning punt, French hut shooting, pheasant, partridge shooting and grouse shooting and deer stalking. Schwerdt Vol 1 235m Chute 286, Riling 373.
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