Oriental Field Sports; Being a Complete, Detailed, and Accurate Description of the Wild Sports of the East; and Exhibiting, in a Novel and Interesting Manner, the Natural History of the Elephant the Rhinoceros, the Tiger, the Leopard, the Deer, the Buffalo, the Wolf, the Wild Hog, the Jackall, the Wild Dog, the Civet, and Other Domesticated Animals; as Likewise the Different Species of Feathered Game, Fishes, and SerpentsFirst Quarto Edition.

Williamson, Thomas

Published by London: Edward Orme., 1807
Condition: Good Hardcover
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2 volumes in 1. xiv, [2], 306; [iv], 239, [12] pp. 2 additional illustrated title pages; 40 hand-colored plates after Samuel Howitt. (4to) 32.5x23 cm (12 x9") early full straight-grain green morocco, paneled in gilt and blind, spine gilt, all edges gilt. Spectacular series of plates of big-game hunting in the Indian wilds. Preceded by a folio edition in 1807. Tooley 510. Bookplate and ownership signature of John H. Porter.Binding rubbed, small chip to head of spine; moderate foxing throughout, some dampstaining, mostly marginal; about very good. Bookseller Inventory # 51-1198

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Title: Oriental Field Sports; Being a Complete, ...

Publisher: London: Edward Orme.

Publication Date: 1807

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

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