THE AMERICAN SPORTSMAN: CONTAINING HINTS TO SPORTSMEN, NOTES ON SHOOTING, AND THE HABITS OF THE GAME BIRDS, AND WILD FOWL OF AMERICA.

Philadelphia. 1855. 494pp. Textual illus. Frontis. Engraved title. Original gilt cloth. Cloth rubbed and sunned, extremities worn. Two bookplates. Corner clipped from one tissue guard, else internally very good. In half morocco slipcase. Item #WRCAM11343

Second edition of HINTS TO SPORTSMEN, first published in 1851. A compendious account of winged game as well as, to a lesser extent, earthbound game, followed up by a large section on general hints for sportsmen on how to deal with terrain, their arsenals, and chance injuries to self or hound. PHILLIPS, SPORTING BOOKS, p.225.

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