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Author: HAWKER Lt Col P.

Title: Instructions To Young Sportsman In All That Relates To Guns And Shooting

Price: £350.00

Year: 1824

Edition: 3rd considerably enlarged and improved

Summary: 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.

Ref: 22237

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