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Author: HAWKER Lt Col P.

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

Price: £485.00

Year: 1816

Edition: 2nd Edn

Publisher: R Hunter

Summary: (cviii)+324+(22) pages, All edges gilt tall 8vo., with hand coloured frontis of a punt approaching wildfowl + 5 engraved plates. Bound by Riviere & Son in a full tan calf, the spine in six compartments with title labels and, central floral tooling within decorative borders. A very good clean copy in a fine binding. Hawker's classic work running to 10 editions in his lifetime. The 1st being written at the request of friends had no plates or embellishments. the 2nd was updated, and plates added. One of the most informative books on shooting particularly wildfowling of the 19th century. Chute 285, Riling 373

Ref: 23116

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