The Sportsmanís Vade Mecum by "Dinks"
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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
Title: The Sportsmanís Vade Mecum by "Dinks"
Publication Date: 1850
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: 1st Edition
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Yorktown, VA, U.S.A.
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