Sale 19BP02 | Lot 229

WILLIAMSON, THOMAS Oriental Field Sports; being a complete, detailed, and accurate description of the wild sports of the East...

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Lot 229
WILLIAMSON, THOMAS Oriental Field Sports; being a complete, detailed, and accurate description of the wild sports of the East...
London: For Edward Orme, 1807. First edition. Two volumes in one. 19th-century half morocco over marbled boards. 12 5/8 x 9 3/8 inches (32 x 23.5 cm); xiv, [1], 306; [iv], 239, [11] pp.; additional engraved half-titles, 40 hand-colored aquatint plates by Howitt. Front cover detached, generally worn and rubbed, scattered staining and foxing throughout.
One of the great color-plate books of the period, with a great deal of accurate natural history interspersed between the hunting anecdotes. Abbey Travel 427; Nissen ZBI 4416; Schwerdt II 297-298; Tooley 508.


Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $687 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $687 (includes buyer's premium)

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