Lot 254
  • 254

Sporting books

600 - 900 GBP
1,375 GBP
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  • A collection of four volumes in English, comprising:
i. Hawker, P. Instructions to Young Sportsmen... seventh edition. London: Longman, 1833, 8vo, EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED with a total of c.52 plates, illustrations, modern red morocco gilt by Morrell, very slight loss to head of spine
ii. [Lawrence, J.] British Field Sports... by William Henry Scott. London: Sherwood, 1818, 8vo, FIRST EDITION, wood-engraved half-title and illustrations by Bewick and others [Tattersfield TB2.56], 34 engraved plates, modern green morocco gilt by Bedford, g.e., spine very slightly faded
iii. Rawstorne, L. Gamonia: or the art of preserving game. London: Ackermann, 1837, 8vo, FIRST EDITION, half-title, 15 hand-coloured aquatint plates, errata slip at end, original green morocco gilt, g.e., spine slightly faded and rubbed
iv. Beckford, W. Thoughts on Hunting. London: Albion Press, 1810, 8vo, engraved frontispiece, additional title, folding plan and 8 plates, modern green calf gilt by Bayntun, Bradfer-Lawrence bookplate, lacks final gathering (Y) with list of plates, adverts, etc., spine very slightly faded