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Author: HAWKER Lt Col P.

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

Price: £380.00

Year: 1824

Edition: 3rd considerably enlarged and improved

Publisher: Longmans, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green

Summary: xxii 470 pages, Top edge gilt, coloured frontis "cripple chase after firing 2lbs of shot", 9 further engraved full page plates, 3 being hand coloured. Bound in a later full maroon calf with blind ruling to the boards, the spine in 6 compartments with ornate gilt tooling leather title label. A very good + tall 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 37

Ref: 23125

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