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Wild Spain (Espana Agreste). Records of Sport with Rife, Rod and Gun, Natural History and Exploration

Wild Spain (Espana Agreste). Records of Sport with Rife, Rod and Gun, Natural History and Exploration

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Wild Spain (Espana Agreste). Records of Sport with Rife, Rod and Gun, Natural History and Exploration

by Chapman, Abel & Buck, Walter J

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First edition. Gurney & Jackson. 1893. Octavo. xx, 472pp. Double-page frontispiece map, 52 plates, further text emgravings. Half calf, marbled boards. Marbled endpapers. Spine in six compartments with gilt embellishment, leather labels with gilt lettering bound and signed by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Slight foxing to preliminary pages, occasional spotting.

From the library of Humphrey Adam Gilbert (1886-1961) of Bishopstone, Hereford, hunter, shooter and fisher; author of a Tale of a Wye Fisherman, with his signature dated 1932 to first blank.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
Wild Spain (Espana Agreste). Records of Sport with Rife, Rod and Gun, Natural History and Exploration
Author
Chapman, Abel & Buck, Walter J
Book Condition
Used - See item description
Quantity Available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Gurney & Jackson
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1893
Size
Large 8vo
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Hunting, Shooting, Fishing, Spain, Natural History, Travel, Fine binding
Bookseller catalogs
Travel and Exploration; Field Sports; Provenance, Bookplates and Associations; Fine Bindings; Spain and Portugal;

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Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.

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Octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...
Gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...
Marbled boards
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Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding. Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat the...

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