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A sportsman's miscellany - SOWERBY, Arthur de Carle - 1917. [1229461]
Tientsin Tientsin Press 1917 - First edition. Royal 8vo., [vi], 226, vii pp., frontispiece, 44 plates, original pictorial slate blue cloth lettered in black, text browned as usual, neatly recased with repairs to extremities, a very good copy of an uncommon title. "Sowerby compiles numerous articles he published in Chinese periodicals into this work of combined big and small game hunting. On a shooting trip to the Imperial Manchu Hunting Grounds north of Yientsin, he collected goral, with bear being taken in the Manchurian forest. In the mountainous country north-west of Shansi, he bagged wild sheep. During a 1914 trip to southwest Shansi he stalked takin." (Czech). Czech, Asian, 195. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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