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Contributors: Ogilvie–Grant, W.R.; J.G. Millais; F.C. Selous; D. Carruther
The Gun at Home and Abroad (limited edition of 500 copies)
The London And Counties Press Association, 1912. "The Gun at Home and Abroad" by Ogilvie–Grant, W.R.; J.G. Millais; F.C. Selous; D. Carruther. London: The London & Counties Press Association Ltd., 1912/1915. 4-volume set, complete. Limited to 500 copies; Vol. I and II, No. 12; Vol. III and IV, No. 52. Titles within the set include British Deer and Ground Game; British Game Birds and Wildfowl; The Big Game of Africa & Europe; and The Big Game of Asia and North America. Publisher’s deluxe binding of full brown morocco, front covers double framed and titled in gilt, spines gilt lettered and framed, t.e.g.; Vol. I and II have a slightly darker binding perhaps because of the different set numbers. Each volume with photogravure portrait frontispieces of King George V. Profusely illustrated with 59 full-color plates with printed tissue guards + 12 photogravures, 5 monochrome plates, and 140 half-tone plates. Large 4tos. All volumes bear the same armorial bookplate of Paul Edgerton Gardner. Vols. I and Vol. II spines rubbed at ends and along hinges, Vol. II front outer hinge slightly cracked, occasional faint scuffing to boards; a near fine set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Neverland Books [waalre, Netherlands]
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