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British Field Sports; Embracing Practical Instructions in Shooting--Hunting--Coursing--Racing--Cocking--Fishing, &c. With Observations on the Breaking and Training of Dogs and Horses; Also the Management of Fowling Pieces, and All Other Sporting Implements by  William Henry Scott - First edition - 1818 - from White Fox Rare Books and Antiques (SKU: 001347)

British Field Sports; Embracing Practical Instructions in Shooting--Hunting--Coursing--Racing--Cocking--Fishing, &c. With Observations on the Breaking and Training of Dogs and Horses; Also the Management of Fowling Pieces, and All Other Sporting Implements

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British Field Sports; Embracing Practical Instructions in Shooting--Hunting--Coursing--Racing--Cocking--Fishing, &c. With Observations on the Breaking and Training of Dogs and Horses; Also the Management of Fowling Pieces, and All Other Sporting Implements

by Scott, William Henry

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About This Item

London: Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1818. First edition. Full Calf. Good Plus. xi, [3], 615, [1] pp. With 34 hand-colored plates, and numerous woodcuts interspersed through text (generally chapter headers and footers). 8vo, 8.75 by 5.5 inches, 22 by 14 cm. Extremely scarce with colored plates! Rebacked, with red spine labels. Foxing scattered, occasionally on the heavy side. Plates generally attractive, even when can see light foxing as in frontis. Majority are clean, or with light soilage in margins. Binding is tight.

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Bookseller
White Fox Rare Books and Antiques US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
001347
Title
British Field Sports; Embracing Practical Instructions in Shooting--Hunting--Coursing--Racing--Cocking--Fishing, &c. With Observations on the Breaking and Training of Dogs and Horses; Also the Management of Fowling Pieces, and All Other Sporting Implements
Author
Scott, William Henry
Format/binding
Full Calf
Book condition
Used - Good Plus
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Publisher
Sherwood, Neely, and Jones
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1818

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About White Fox Rare Books and Antiques

By appointment. Antiquarian and rare books with strengths in illustrated plate books, the decorative arts, costume, sporting, foreign language literature (in the original language), with growing emphasis on early printing.

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First Edition
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calf
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