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The shooter's companion by  Thomas Burgeland JOHNSON - Hardcover - 1823 - from Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books and

The shooter's companion

by JOHNSON, Thomas Burgeland

Condition: Near Fine

1823 Shooter's Companion HUNTING Guns Gunpowder Dogs Johnson RARE Shooting

Thomas Burgeland Johnson's 'Shooter's Companion' is a rare, early 19th-century is an important handbook for hunters and outdoor sportsmen. This book includes a wide variety of topics relating to hunting including breeding hunting dogs, caring for dogs, training hunting dogs with scent, hunting firearms, use of percussion powder, how to make gunpowder, art of aiming and shooting, abundant information on game animals, and much, much more.

This impressive 1823 second edition includes full-page engravings of hunting scenes and hunting dogs

Item number: #7084

Price: $399

JOHNSON, Thomas Burgeland

The shooter's companion

London: printed for Sherwood, Jones, & Co., 1823.


· Collation: Complete with all pages

o [2], ix, [1], 396, [12 ads]

o 3 full-page engravings

· Provenance: Handwritten – William Bennett, 1837

· Language: English

· Binding: Leather; tight & secure

· Size: ~7.25in X 4.5in (18.5cm x 11.5cm)

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  • Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 7084
  • Title: The shooter's companion
  • Author: JOHNSON, Thomas Burgeland
  • Format/binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Jones, & Co
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1823
  • Keywords: The shooter's companion 1823 Shooter’s Companion HUNTING Guns Gunpowder Dogs Johnson RARE Shooting rare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenance, signed, inscribed, dust jacket, vellum, manuscript, engravings, illustrations, leather, plates,


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