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Kester, Jesse Y.]
The American Shooter's Manual, Comprising, Such Plain and Simple Rules, as are Necessary to Introduce the Inexperienced into a Full Knowledge of All that Relates to the Dog, and the Correct Use of the Gun: Also a Description of the Game in This Country. By a Gentleman of Philadelphia County
Carey, Lea & Carey, Philadelphia, 1827. First edition, second issue. 3 plates by Kearny. 249, [1] pp. plus errata leaf, 4 pages of ads. 1 vols. 12mo. First edition of the second book on shooting printed in America and the first comprehensive manual of its kind. Henderson, p. 39; Rink 1620; American Imprints 27838; Rilings 415 "First comprehensive treatise on the subject"; Phillips, p. 211; Heller 2:692 Original sheep, black spine label. Minor rubbing to spine, small loss at head. Bookplate. Very good. A handsome copy in original condition. Brown mottled calf backed box cloth sides and cloth chemise 3 plates by Kearny. 249, [1] pp. plus errata leaf, 4 pages of ads. 1 vols. 12mo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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