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THORNHILL, RICHARD BEDHAM - The shooting directory

London Longmans, Hurst, Rees and Orme 1804 In-4°, [4] + xvi + [2 ] + 432 + [6] pp. Illustré du portrait de l'auteur gravé à l'aquatinte bistre par T. Medland et de 7 planches h.t. dont 5 belles scènes de chasse gravées à l'aquatinte bistre par T. Midland + 3 tables repliées h.t. Cartonnage, dos et coins de toile rouge. Illustrated by frontispiece portrait of the author and dogs, 7 nice engraved shooting plates by Medland. Cased binding ¶ Première et seule édition - first and only edition Schwerdt II 258/259: "The main attraction of this work lies in its nicely coloured and interesting plates, illustrating the way in which our forefathers shot their game in the beginning of the 19th century. These pictures have often been taken out of the book and sold as a set of sporting prints. The treatise itself deals with dogs, winged and ground games, and game laws"
EUR 1500.00 [Appr.: US$ 1756.28 | £UK 1287.75 | JP¥ 192927] Book number 5386

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