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Author: PAYNE-GALLWEY Sir Ralph

Title: The Fowler In Ireland Or Notes On The Haunts And Any Habits Of Wildfowl seafowl including Instructions In The Art Of Shooting And Capturing Them

Price: £140.00

Year: 1882

Edition: 1st Edn,

Publisher: Van Voorst

Summary: xiii 503 pages, 16 page wildfowl register + 2 page publishers advert, 16 full page plates, frontis + text illus, top edge gilt. Some browning to blank prelims, armorial bookplate to front paste down. Finely bound in a later half tan calf by Henry Sotheran Ltd ,spine in 6 compartment with gilt titles on contrasting leather and ornate gilt tooling to remaining compartments. "The most authoritative book by an acknowledged expert, since Folkard (1859). It contains more than merely fowling in Ireland, there are the fullest details of all species, duck decoys, records of bags, punts and punt gunning all expertly illustrated by Whymper" Chute 510

Ref: 23714

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