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The Shooting Man's Bedside Book

by B.B"; Watkins-Pitchford, D

Condition: Good


London: Eyre & Spottiswoode ( Publishers) Limited. Green Cloth. 479pp. 1948 A first edition. A good plus copy. No wrapper. Numerous illustrations throughout. Gilt embossed lettering to the spine and a small gitl vignette to the front board. All four board corners bumped or turned in. The spine a little faded with a strip of fading by the spine to the front board. Very short ink gift inscription to the front paste-down. A vertical crease to the half title page - by the spine. Several page corners have been turned. A good plus tight, clean copy. . Good. 1948. First Edition.


  • Bookseller: Trumpington Fine Books Limited GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 230222
  • Title: The Shooting Man's Bedside Book
  • Author: B.B"; Watkins-Pitchford, D
  • Format/binding:Green Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode ( Publishers) Limited
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1948
  • Keywords: SHOOTING

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