HAWKER, Lt. Col. P.

Instructions to Young Sportsmen and all that relates to Guns and Shooting.

£550

Instructions to Young Sportsmen and all that relates to Guns and Shooting.

London, Longmans, Orme, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1838.

Description

A highly exhaustive work on guns and shooting providing information and advice for fledgling and confirmed hunters. Subjects include; guns, detonating system, powder, shot, flints, wadding, powder flask, shooting, dogs, game, boots and clothes, canoe shooting, boat shooting, wildfowl in France, punts, game laws 1838, shooting certificate, etc.

Description

8vo., xxv + 549 pp. + 16pp. of ads' at rear, engraved frontispiece with additional hand-47coloured engraving affixed to reverse, a further 7 engraved plates including a portrait of the author, vignettes within text, the occasional spot, mostly to first few pages, else fine, later half green morocco gilt, mildly browned and bowing to boards, otherwise very good.

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Stock ID: 95848