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Eight volumes on fowl hunting

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Estimate: US$10 - US$100
Price realised:  US$96
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Title: Eight volumes on fowl hunting Author: Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: 8 classic volumes on fowl hunting, most illustrated. Includes: Bumstead, John. On the Wing. A Book for Sportsmen. Illustrated. (12mo) original green cloth with gilt design and spine. Boston: Fields, Osgood and Co., 1869. Grinnell, George Bird. American Duck Shooting. Illustrated. Fifty eight portraits of North American swans, geese and ducks by Edwin Sheppard and numerous vignettes in the text by Wilmot Townsend. (4to) original maroon cloth with gilt design and spine. Fraying at head and heel of spine, hinges cracked, spine coming loose but intact, some pages at front and rear detached, some toning to pages; about good. New York; Forest and Stream Publishing Company, [1901]. Grinnell, George Bird. American Game-Bird Shooting. Illustrated with numerous plates, some color. (4to), original tan cloth. New York; Forest and Stream Publishing Company, [1910]. Leffingwell, William Bruce The Art of Wing Shooting: a Practical Treatise on the Use of the Shot-Gun : How to Become an Expert Shot : a Complete Expose of the Scientific Use of the Shotgun ; Also Treating of the Habits and Resorts of Game Birds and Water Fowl, and How to Become A Proficient Inanimate Target Shot. Illustrated throughout with plates and charts. (12mo) original red cloth with gilt title and spine. Chicago: Rand, McNally & Company, [1895]. Payne-Gallwey, Ralph. The Fowler in Ireland or Notes on the Haunts and Habits of Wildfowl and Seafowl Including Instructions in the Art of Shooting and Capturing Them. Illustrated. (8vo) half calf and pebbled green cloth, gilt spine, marbled endpapers. With numerous period book plates at front and rear. London: John Van Voorst, 1882. Payne-Gallwey, Ralph. Letters to Young Shooters. (Third Series). Comprising A Short Natural History of British Wildfowl and Complete Directions in Shooting Wildfowl on the Coast and Inland. With numerous plates and text illustrations. (8vo) original green cloth with gilt lettering and spine. London: Longman's green and Co., 1896. Sandys, Edwyn, and T.S. Van Dyke. Upland Game Birds. (8vo) original green cloth with gilt design and spine. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1902. Schley, Frank. Frank Schley's American Partridge and Pheasant Shooting. Illustrated with 8 engraved plates. (8vo) original decorative cloth with gilt design and spine. Frederick, MD: Baughman Brothers, 1877. Lot Amendments Condition: General wear and soiling to bindings; some hinges cracked, foxing, occasional period owner's book plates and signatures; all volumes about good or better. Item number: 275427a

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 604: Americana - Travel & Exploration - World History - Cartography
Date of the auction: 15 Dec 2016
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