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Sport with Gun and Rod in American Woods and Waters. by Alfred Mayer - 1st Edition - 1884 - from Roz Hulse and Biblio.com

Sport with Gun and Rod in American Woods and Waters.

by Alfred Mayer

Condition: Very Good


Mayer. Alfred M., Sport with Gun and Rod in American Woods and Waters, Edinburgh, David Douglas, 1884, 1st English ed. 2 volumes, 4to. Quarter morocco on paper covered boards, gilt titles to spine. Top edge gilt. Pp448, pp440. Both volumes have tipped in vignette wood engraved proofs on Japan on to title page and 10 others throughout, as called for. Many wood engraved images within text and full page, throughout both volumes. Binding bumped at edges, hinges skillfully strengthened. Some light foxing to prelims, all illustrations and text in clean, strong order. The Japan prints are in excellent condition. A very good illustrated commentary on a variety of country sports including Trout Fishing in the Rangeley Lakes, American Sporting Dogs, North American Grouse, Hunting the Mule Deer in Colorado and Fox Hunting in New England.


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  • Bookseller: Roz Hulse GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 93117
  • Title: Sport with Gun and Rod in American Woods and Waters.
  • Author: Alfred Mayer
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: David Douglas
  • Place: Edinburgh
  • Date published: 1884
  • Bookseller catalogs: Sporting;
  • Subjects: SPORTS & RECREATION / Fishing;
  • Size: 4to


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