Sun, 18th Apr 2021 18:00

Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr

Lot 76



SHOOTING & FISHING: Thornhill, R B: The Shooting Directory. For Longman, Hurst, Rees, & Orme, 1804, first edition (LATER ISSUE: with pages 215-220 suppressed). 4to. PP: xvi, (ii) contents, 432, (ii) Technical terms, (iii) index, (I) Errata; PLUS: Frontis, 8 Plates (6 sepia aquatint plates), and 3 folding tables. Later 19C half leather over marbled boards; rubbed; browning to 4 leaves; Shand, A E: Shooting. Dent, 1902, Deluxe Limited edn. #147 of 150 copies on hand-made paper specially bound. Illustrated with photogravures after H.L. Richardson and J. Smith; Covers, endpapers, chapter headings, and tail-piece vignettes by Arthur Rackham. Original bevelled-edged full vellum with gilt decoration by Arthur Rackham; little rubbed; Hawker, Lt. Col. P: Instructions to young sportsmen in all that relates to Guns and Shooting. Longman, 1824, 3rd. Edn. With 10 plates (3 in colour). 3/4 morocco by Hatchards, teg. Little rubbed; Zouch, T: The Life of Issac Walton. T Gosden, 1826. With 18 engraved plates, including frontis. Full morocco by Riviere, aeg. Little rubbed; Pilkington: With a Gun to the Hill. 1948, 1st. edn; S Buxton. Fishing and Shooting. Murray, 1902, 1st. Edn. Inscribed: "To John Burns, a sportsman in the best sense of the term, from the author Nov. 1912”; Stephens. Grouse Shooting. 1939; Heilner: Duck Shooting. 1951, 1st; Cameron. Rod Pole and Perch. 1928; Hearn: Shooting and Gun Fitting. H Jenkins, nd, stated 1st. Edn. Spine faded; PLUS 20 Others. (30)

Sold for £460



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