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Foreign Field Sports, Fisheries, Sporting Anecdotes, &c. &c., From Drawings By Messrs. Howitt, Atkinson, Clark, Manskirch, &C., With a Supplement of New South Wales (Australia).
London Edward Orme Printseller to his Majesty, New Bond Street, Howlett and Brimmer, Printers Frith Street, Soho, (Plates dated 1813), n.d. (1819), - in-folio, 2 leaves (half-title & titlepage) + 170 p. + 1 leaf (Index) + 110 hand-coloured aquatint plates after Howitt, Atkinson, Clark, and Manskirch. engraved ex-libris with coat of arms ?Charles Langton Massingberd? with devise ?Est Meruisse Satis?, contemporary full straight-grained dark morocco binding, large giltframe on both covers, traces of use, joints starting but firm, inside joints reinforced with leather, edges of boards a bit scuffed. Spine richly gilt. Second, large-paper edition. Almost identical to the 1814 /(& suppl.) 1813 editions published by Orme & H. R. Young. Our copy with the imprint of Howlett and Brimmer on title-page v°. The vibrant illustrations of the magnificient work depict all manner of hunting sports and traps, including big game hunting, whaling, fishing, birding, hunting in North America, Germany, Lapland, Spain, Russia, India, Asia and Africa. Also 13 beautiful plates on bull fighting, and especially the supplement with the illustrations of the ?Field sports of the Native Inhabitants? (Australia) with bird-hunting on trees and fishing from dugout canoes, always with illustrations of numerous natives and idyllic landscapes all in colors. The earliest editions of this work (Tooley 226) contained 110 plates, and Tooley mentions another issue but does not indicate that fewer plates were included. The plates are dated 1813 but not watermarked; the second edition was published in 1819. Includes four illustrations of whaling.2. Ausgabe eines der prächtigsten Werke über alle Arten der Jagd in einem vollständigen Exemplar, einschl. d. Supplements. Die abwechslungsreiche Farbpalette sowie die in feinster Aquarelltechnik altkolorierten Tafeln illustrieren die informativen Texte der Jagdszenen. Behandelt wird die Jagd auf allen Kontinenten und bei allen Völkern: Jagd auf Elefanten in Indien und Afrika, auf Nashörner, Löwen, Tiger und Leoparden, in Europa auf Wildschweine, Bären, Füchse., in der Arktis und in Nordamerika auf Wölfe, Fischfang mit Fackeln, Wal-und Haifischjagd, Echsenjagd in Mexiko, Hirschjagd in Sibirien, Pferdefang bei den Tataren, Jagd auf Riesenschildkröten in der Südsee. Im Suppl. der Jagd in New South Wales (Australien).Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Abbey Travel 2-3. (other editions); Jagdbibliothek Kurt Lindner. Kat. Zisska 41/1, n°1174 (stating first edition ?London Orme, 1814, Suppl. 1813); Tooley 226 (first ed.); Nissen ZBI 2019; Schwerdt I, 177. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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