English Country Life (Part 1 only)
English Country Life (Part 1 only)
English Country Life (Part 1 only)
English Country Life (Part 1 only)
English Country Life (Part 1 only)

INVENTORY #135269

English Country Life (Part 1 only)

MILES, Henry Downes

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Title continues: "A valuable work of reference for the gentleman, the sportsman, the farmer, the members of the volunteer rifle corps, and every one interested in rural pursuits and recreations." Colour plates: Pretender, Winner of the 2000 Guinea Stakes at Newmarket, and the Derby Stakes at Epsom, 1868; Blue Gown, Winner of the Derby Stakes at Epsom and the Gold Cup at Ascot, 1868; Hunting- Breaking Cover; A Group of Shooting Dogs; Cock Shooting; Birds of Prey; Natural Flies and their Larvae - Artificial Flies for the Months; Artificial Flies for the Months. B&w plates: A Brood of Partridges; Fallow Deer - Buck & Doe; The Trotting Cob - Silvertail; The Paces of the Horse; Leaping; How to Handle the Gun; Breech-Loading Rifles. Text describes the history of the gun, its construction, the rifle, revolvers, a sportsman's outfit, shooting, dogs used by shooters, kenneling and feeding, the pursuit of feathered game. Scarce.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: William Mackenzie
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: nd. ca. 1869
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Fair
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    iv, 160 p., missing pp. 7-16 and 27 to 48. 31 cm. Rebound in burgundy leather with original board covers applied. New endpapers. Title page in partial colour. 8 colour plates, 7 b&w plates. Some line drawings within text. Some dampstains (mainly to corner of plate called Hunting - Breaking Cover), spots, thumbing, small tears. Last text page darkened around outside.

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