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Game Birds and Shooting Sketches. Illustrating - George LODGE). John Guille MILL - 1892. [1278112]
Henry Sotheran, 1892 - Folio, First Edition, with portrait frontispiece (of Bewick; original guard present), 16 fine coloured plates (all original guards present), 18 plates in autotype (all original guards present) and 30 wood-engraved illustrations (by the author and George Lodge) in the text, neat contemporary signature on front paste-down; original red straight-grained half morocco, red coarse-grain cloth sides blocked and lettered in gilt, gilt back, gilt top, blue-grey endpapers, uncut, joints and corners very faintly rubbed else a near fine, crisp copy. Lovely copy of Millais' well-known monograph on the four primary species: Capercaillie, Blackgame, Grouse and Ptarmigan. A number of the text-illustrations are by George Lodge. Freeman 2583; Jackson p.25; Mullens & Swann, p.405; Tate p.247. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Island Books]
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