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PROPERTY FROM THE SPORTING AND TRAVEL LIBRARY OF ARNOLD "JAKE" JOHNSON

Pringle,  J[ohn] J[ulius] 
'TWENTY YEARS' SNIPE-SHOOTING. EXTRACTS FROM THE DAILY JOURNAL OF THE GAME-BOOK OF THE SNIPERY'. NEW YORK: KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, 1899
Estimate
2,5003,500
LOT SOLD. 3,000 USD
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89

PROPERTY FROM THE SPORTING AND TRAVEL LIBRARY OF ARNOLD "JAKE" JOHNSON

Pringle,  J[ohn] J[ulius] 
'TWENTY YEARS' SNIPE-SHOOTING. EXTRACTS FROM THE DAILY JOURNAL OF THE GAME-BOOK OF THE SNIPERY'. NEW YORK: KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, 1899
Estimate
2,5003,500
LOT SOLD. 3,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Pringle,  J[ohn] J[ulius] 
'TWENTY YEARS' SNIPE-SHOOTING. EXTRACTS FROM THE DAILY JOURNAL OF THE GAME-BOOK OF THE SNIPERY'. NEW YORK: KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, 1899
8vo. Decorative head- and tailpieces, 23 photographic plates. Original blue cloth over boards, spine gilt-lettered, top edge gilt; some staining to boards, minor foxing to fore-edge and endleaves.  
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Provenance

David Ogden (his bookplate to front pastedown)

Literature

Litchfield 66

Catalogue Note

First edition. John Julius Pringle was legendary among snipe hunters, and the present work features extracts from his shooting journals, which tally an astonishing 70,000 kills in twenty years.

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