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Foreign field sports, fisheries, sporting anecdotes, &c. &c. containing fifty plates beautifully coloured, from the original drawings, by Messrs. Howitt, Atkinson, Clark, Manskirch, &c. &c
London: W. Gilling, n.d., 1840. Folio, pp. [2], 79; 50 hand-colored aquatints; later half brown morocco, gilt lettered direct on gilt-paneled spine; small repair to the top of the spine, joints rubbed; all else very good and clean. A late but uncommon reprint (only 2 in OCLC). The text was first issued by Edward Orme in 1814. William Gilling is noted as publishing in London, 1841-1844 (see Brown, London publishers and printers, 1800-1870, p. 72). Many plates are watermarked J. Whatman 1833.
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books [US]

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