Title: Foreign Field Sports, Fisheries, Sporting ...
Publisher: Edward Orme n.d. (circa 1823), London
Publication Date: 1823
Book Condition: Very Good+
Contemporary full straight-grained red morocco, with gilt-stamped lettering and ornament in spine compartments (expertly rebacked, with original backstrip laid down), ornate gilt-stamped borders; folio; with 110 hand-colored aquatint plates. Edges of boards a bit scuffed; small circular stain on front board; minor off-setting from plates. Second, large-paper edition. Identical to the 1819 edition published by H. R. Young in six points, but has imprint of Howlett and Brimmer on title-page verso. The vibrant illustrations depict all manner of hunting sports, including big game hunting, whaling, fishing, birding, and bull fighting in North America, Germany, Lapland, Spain, Russia, and Africa. Abbey Travel 2-3. Bookseller Inventory # LD7037
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