[COLOR PLATE] Foreign Field Sports: Fisheries, Sporting Anecdotes &c. &c. from drawings by Messrs. Howitt, Atkinson, Clark, Manskirch &c.
bound with Field Sports &c &c of the Native Inhabitants of New South Wales... London: Edward Orme, 1814-13. Period diced Russia tooled in gilt, all edges marbled. 11 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches (28 x 22 cm); half-title, title, 110 colored plates, including 107 aquatints, two line engravings and one stipple and line engraving, each plate with the accompanying text leaf or leaves (protected by a tissue, the section on New South Wales with the separate title page, dedication and explanatory matter. The binding rebacked with the old spine relaid, lightly rubbed, a few light stains on front cover, within generally a clean copy, very lightly browned, occasional minor spotting. The Douglas Peter Crossman copy, with his bookplate.
Abbey Travel 2; Ferguson 577; Schwerdt I, pp. 177-78.
C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson
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