Remarks On Shooting: In Verse. The Gun. His Dog. W. Watt. 1839. RARE.
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Remarks On Shooting: In Verse. The Gun, His Dogs, Art of Shooting Flying; Game Laws. With notes in prose addressed chiefly to young sportsmen. Second Edition, Revised and Much Enlarged. London: A. H. Baily & Co., 1839. Extremely RARE! 12mo., 288 pp. Rebound in modern brown leather, spine in 5 raised band compartments lettered and decorated in gilt, title page loose, library stamp on title page and pg. 153, content amazingly fresh and crisp, with no foxing, some light toning, and a few areas of marginalia, some small losses along bottom back pages, in Very Good Plus condition. Volume of notes on shooting, told in verse, and covering the practice of bow and arrow, the gun, the patent wire cartridge, shooter's accoutrements and dress, his dogs and their care, various descriptions of game and wildfowl, the origin of game laws, plus verses on trolling, several familiar fables, etc.
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