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Wild Ducks How to rear and Shoot Them

by Oates, Captain W.Coape

Condition: Very Good /No Jacket


London: Longmans, Green, and Co.. Blue Cloth. 80pp. 1905. First edition. 12mo. A very good, clean, tight copy. No inscriptions. Original publisher's blue cloth gilt embossed to the spine and to the front board. Tissue-guarded photogravure frontispiece and three other photogravure plates all as called for and 12 photographic plates - all as called for. Some age toning to the endpapers. The slightest of marking to the rear board. . Very Good. 1905. First Edition.


  • Bookseller: Trumpington Fine Books Limited GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 235537
  • Title: Wild Ducks How to rear and Shoot Them
  • Author: Oates, Captain W.Coape
  • Format/binding: Blue Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co.
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1905

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