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On Sporting, To All Sportsman, and Particularly Farmers, and Gamekeepers by  George Hanger - First Edition - 1814 - from Black Sheep Books and Biblio.com

On Sporting, To All Sportsman, and Particularly Farmers, and Gamekeepers

by Hanger, George

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London, 1814 Colonel George Hanger's (Lord Coleraine) last work as a reading or binding copy. He introduces himself as having "Above Thirty Years' Practice in Horses and dogs; how to feed and take care of them, and also to cure them of all common Disorders. Effectually to allure and catch all Vermin. [...] To breed and feed Pheasants, and cure their Disorders." Light blue paper covered boards with tan paper covered spine, paper label to spine with black titling, 226 pages. Boards are worn and show rubbing and smudging, corners and edges rubbed through, previous owner's name inked to first pastedown dated 1814 and a few scratched out patches, split between endpapers, ghost of a sticker to ffep, three patched pages with small loss of text, some insect damage, pencil markings to rear pastedown, the textblock as a whole is rippled maybe due to excess humidity. An invaluable reading for hunters and gamekeepers. Due to the value of this book, we might ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of insurance and tracking, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Galley/Proof.
  • Bookseller: Black Sheep Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 016838
  • Title: On Sporting, To All Sportsman, and Particularly Farmers, and Gamekeepers
  • Author: Hanger, George
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1814
  • Keywords: Antiquarian, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Advice, Horses, Dogs, Game Keeping,
  • Bookseller catalogs: Antiquarian; Sports;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾\" - 9¾\" tall

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