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Foreign field sports, fisheries, sporting anecdotes, &c. &c. : containing fifty plates, beautifully coloured, from the original drawings by  Samuel HOWITT - First - 1841 - from Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books (SKU: 6293)

Foreign field sports, fisheries, sporting anecdotes, &c. &c. : containing fifty plates, beautifully coloured, from the original drawings

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Foreign field sports, fisheries, sporting anecdotes, &c. &c. : containing fifty plates, beautifully coloured, from the original drawings

by HOWITT, Samuel

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
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1841 1ed Foreign Field Sports Color Illustrated Hunting Fishing WHALING Howitt

An extremely valuable and impressive, color illustrated work of sport and outdoors by illustrator Samuel Howitt. 'Foreign Field Sports' is a 19th-century sports manual known for its engravings on hunting, big game animals, fishing and ice fishing, horse racing and competitions, and whaling! The whaling engravings themselves are often considered some of the most desirable views of the sport!

Note on dating and rarity: While the title page does not indicate dating, the plates themselves are dated by 1813 and 1833. William gilling was a notable London publisher from 1841-1844. Individual engravings from this work are known be extremely desirable and some sell alone for nearly $1,000!

Item number: #6293

Price: $2500

HOWITT, Samuel

Foreign field sports, fisheries, sporting anecdotes, &c. &c. : containing fifty plates, beautifully coloured, from the original drawings

London : Published by W. Gilling, [1841]. First edition by Gilling

Details:

· Collation: Complete with all pages:

o 79p

o Illustrated with 50 EXQUISITE color engravings

· References: Abbey Travel 2-3.

· Language: English

· Binding: Leather; secure

· Size: ~13in X 10in (33cm x 25cm)

· Exceedingly rare with auction records and price comparisons as high as $13,000

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Bookseller
Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
6293
Title
Foreign field sports, fisheries, sporting anecdotes, &c. &c. : containing fifty plates, beautifully coloured, from the original drawings
Author
HOWITT, Samuel
Format/binding
Leather; secure
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
W. Gilling
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1841
Keywords
1841 1ed Foreign Field Sports Color Illustrated Hunting Fishing WHALING Howitt rare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenance, signed, inscribed, dust jacket, vellum, manuscript, engravings, illustrations, leather, plates, maps, antiquarian

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