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Howitt, Samuel, and Others
FOREIGN FIELD SPORTS, FISHERIES, SPORTING ANECDOTES, &C... WITH A SUPPLEMENT ON NEW SOUTH WALES. LONDON: EDWARD ORME, 1814
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LOT SOLD. 2,000 USD
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75
Howitt, Samuel, and Others
FOREIGN FIELD SPORTS, FISHERIES, SPORTING ANECDOTES, &C... WITH A SUPPLEMENT ON NEW SOUTH WALES. LONDON: EDWARD ORME, 1814
Estimate
1,0002,000
LOT SOLD. 2,000 USD
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Howitt, Samuel, and Others
FOREIGN FIELD SPORTS, FISHERIES, SPORTING ANECDOTES, &C... WITH A SUPPLEMENT ON NEW SOUTH WALES. LONDON: EDWARD ORME, 1814
4to (10 3/4 x 8 3/5 in.; 270 x 213mm). Half-title, 110 hand-colored aquatint plates (including frontispiece), supplement with separate title-page (dated 1813); some foxing. Later three-quarter red morocco over cloth boards, spine with raised bands in six compartments, gilt title to second, others with decorative gilt sporting motifs, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt; some rubbing to corners. 
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Literature

Abbey, Travel 2; Ferguson 577; Schwerdt I, p.177-9

Catalogue Note

FIRST EDITION. Excepting Australia, many sports are illustrated from around the world, including Europe (with a section on Spanish bull-fighting), the Americas, India and Africa, as well as whale hunting.

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