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The Sportsman’s Portfolio of American Field Sports. by various - First - 1855 - from Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books (SKU: 6696)

The Sportsman’s Portfolio of American Field Sports.

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The Sportsman’s Portfolio of American Field Sports.

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1855 1ed RARE Sportsman's Portfolio American HUNTING Fishing Illustrated Moose

One of the earliest illustrated American books on hunting!

'The Sportsman's Portfolio' is an impressive, valuable, and highly desirable mid-19th-century manual designed to provide strategy to American hunters. Published in paperback, this work is rarely found in good condition, let alone complete in all regards. This short book features impressive full-page engravings of each animal along with a description of the animal and its habitat. It includes descriptions on Snipe shooting, trout and pike fishing, moose and bison hunting, and many other types game sports.

Item number: #6696

Price: $1950

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The Sportsman's Portfolio of American Field Sports.

Boston: M.M. Ballou, 1855. First edition.

Details:

· Collation: Complete with all pages

o 20 engravings w/ descriptions

· References: Phillips, p. 355; Henderson pp. 228-229; Goodspeed, p. 350; Van Winkle Sale 710; Wetzel p. 217

· Language: English

· Binding: Leather; tight and secure

· Size: ~8in X 11.5in (20cm x 29cm)

· Exceedingly rare with auction estimates and price comparisons at upwards of $3,000

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Bookseller
Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
6696
Title
The Sportsman’s Portfolio of American Field Sports.
Author
various
Format/binding
1855 1ed RARE Sportsman’s Portfolio American HUNTING Fishing Illustrated Moose rare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, p
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
M.M. Ballou
Place of Publication
Boston
Date published
1855
Keywords
1855 1ed RARE Sportsman’s Portfolio American HUNTING Fishing Illustrated Moose rare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenance, signed, inscribed, dust jacket, vellum, manuscript, engravings, illustrations, leather, plates, maps, antiquarian

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