SCHREINER, WILLIAM H. Schreiner's Sporting Manual: A Complete Treatise on Fishing, Fowling and Hunting as Applicable to this Country...
Philadelphia: [Samuel Pryor, Stereotyped by S. D. Wyeth], 1841. First edition. Publisher's patterned cloth, gilt and blindstamped. 6 x 3 5/8 inches (15.5 x 9 cm); frontispiece, in text illustrations, 147 pp. Rubbing and wear, corners bumped, small loss to cloth at head and tail of spine, contents with intermittent spotting, ownership signature in ink.
A scarce work, considered by Goodspeed to be the first American sporting book to deal with the angler's needs in a systematic way. Gee, p. 80; Henderson, p. 59; Westwood & Satchell, p. 189.
C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson
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