Rural Sports (4 Volume set)

By: Daniel William B

Price: £600.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: VG-


Complete in four uniform vols. including supplementary vol. (1813). Quarto (10" x 8"), full calf (tan), the boards with heavy gilt decoration and dentelles. Spines have four wide raised bands, the whole being intricately decorated with plain and gilt tooling. Each has three red leather labels giving title, author & vol. E.ps. and page edges marbled. Eng. title, printed title, dedication, contents, list of plates, pref., advert. 483 pp., abbreviations. Illus. with 20 eng. plates (incl. title). - Title, contents, list of plates, 445 pp. Illus. with 20 eng. plates (incl. title) - Title, contents, list of plates, 378 pp., index. Illus. with 32 eng. plates [the one listed as 'title page' actually precedes this; two follow p. 328.] - Frontispiece, eng. title., dedication, advert., list of plates, subscribers, 507 pp., index. Illus. with 14 eng. plates [being the 5 called for & 9 extras bound together at end of vol.] - Heraldic bookplates (of one Joseph Thorp) to front paste-downs. Ex dono bookplates (from Philip G. Laver, F.S.A. to Essex Archaeological Society) to f.f.e.ps. Association letter tipped into front of supplementary vol. - A fine set, the covers being a little worn in places (slight loss), the text very clean and the binding very sound. Hinges somewhat tender. pp. 432, 433, 440 & 448 in supp. vol. somewhat discoloured. - Four vols. in total (three numbered plus one supplementary) containing a total of eighty-six plates.

Title: Rural Sports (4 Volume set)

Author Name: Daniel William B

Categories: Country Pursuits & Agriculture, Sport,

Publisher: LONDON, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown: 1812

Book Condition: VG-

Size: 4to

Seller ID: X019637

Keywords: Field Sports; Natural History; Fauna; Wildlife; Hunting; Shooting; Fishing; Country Pursuits,