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The Young Sportsman's Pocket Companion:containing Rules for taking Every Species of Land and Water Fowl.Whether by Fowling-Piece, Net, or othewise: such as Curlews,Field-Fares, Woodcocks, Widgeons[sic], Moorpouts, Snipes, Gleads,Grouse, Rooks, Plovers, Partridges, Pheasants, Landrails, Quails,&c. With An Account of their Seasons; Descriptions of their Haunts;and Methods for making Limes, Limed Twigs, Baits, &c. for takingthem. Directions For Successfully Hunting The Fox, Hare, Rabbit,&c. To Which Is Added, A Compendium of the Game Laws, including theActs of the last Session.'
London. Printed and Sold by J. Bailey.Nd., c. [1815]. - 12mo, 18cm, The First (sole) Edition, 60p., withfolding wood-engraved frontis plate illustrating 14 species (mainlybirds), rebound in early pebbled maroon brown cloth, gilt spinetitle, in fine condition, very rare. Schwerd. Hunting, Hawking andShooting. 1928. v1. Copac, lists only one copy, Bodleian with"frontispiece mutilated". WorldCat, only 1 copy, Yale. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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