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Délices de la Campagne ou les Ruses de la Chasse et de la Pesche
Chez Michel Charles le Cene, Amsterdam 1732 - The fourth edition, complete in two volumes. 12mo with engraved frontispiece, titles in red and black, 90 engraved plates of which 9 are folding. Contemporary ownership inscriptions, on prelims. Spines neatly rebacked. A very good set. On the art of capturing fish, game and vermin with traps and nets; originally published in 1660 and the prototype and inspiration for future works on the subject. Westwood & Satchell calls it "on the whole, the most interesting contribution made by France to the literature of angling". It also includes chapters on falconry. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Broadford Books]
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