Title: The Sportsmanís Vade Mecum by "Dinks"
Publication Date: 1850
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: 1st Edition
Stringer & Townsend, NY. This book is from the library of Confederate Major General Daniel Ruggles. Ruggles a Mexican war hero and led a division at the Battle of Shiloh. Book is signed on front free endpaper "D. I. Ruggles, U.S.A. March 1st, 1852 A Company 5th Infantry." The book itself is subtitled, "Containing Full Instructions in all that relates to the Breeding, Rearing, Breaking, Kennelling and Condition of Dogs; Together with Numerous Valuable Receipts for the Treatment of the Various Diseases to Which the Canine Race is Subject. As Also a Few Remarks on Guns, Their Loading and Carriage, Designed Expressly for the Use of Young Sportsmen." Good copy of the first edition. Includes illustrations of Cockers, Pointers, Beagles and Setters. Lower corner staining throughout. Nice Confederate autograph, and the book is quite rare even without the autograph. 62 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 31574
This bookseller accepts the following methods of payment:
AbeBooks Bookseller Since: January 4, 2012
Battleground Books, 107 Jonathan Junction, Yorktown, VA 23693 USA, phone (757) 848-3563, Eric or Michele Nelson, or e-mail BattlegroundBooks@cox.net. Visa, Master Card, Checks & Money Orders payable to Battleground Books. Virginia orders will not be shipped without 6% VA sales tax included. We want you to be completely satisfied with the books you order. Please inquire for full condition description if you are concerned about bumps, bruises, owner inscriptions, spots etc. which may not be covere...[More Information]
Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Domestic shipping rates are based on books weighing 2.2 lbs. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required. Multiple volume sets may also incur additional shipping charges. International shipping rates are based on books weighing 4 lbs (1.8 Kg) or less. Shipping charges may decrease if your book is lighter and smaller dimensions. Advance inquiries regarding international shipping charges are welcomed.
Store Description: One of the largest military book dealers in the country with almost 8,000 titles of which 85% are out of print.