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Game Birds and Shooting Sketches. Illustrating the Habits, Modes of Capture, Stages of Plumage, and the Hybrids and Varieties which occur amongst them. NEAR FINE COPY IN ORIGINAL HALF MOROCCO
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.
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