Field, Cover and Trap Shooting: Embracing Hints for Skilled Marksmen; Instructions for Young Sportsmen; Haunts and Habits of Game Birds; Flight and Resorts of Water Fowl; Breeding and Breaking of Dogs.

By: BOGARDUS, Adam H. (author); FOSTER, Charles J. (editor)

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Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


First edition of this 19th century American guide to bird hunting, trap shooting and bird dog training. Edited by Charles J. Foster. With frontis engraved portrait of author, "Champion Wing Shot of America". Includes section of period ads for publisher's other publications and various sportsmen's products. --- In full green bevel-edge cloth-covered boards, with shotgun-and-dog art in gilt to cover, titling and illustrations gilt-stamped on spine; dark green endpapers. --- The binding has loosened somewhat, and a couple of signatures are loosely bound (but present), with cover rubbing & chafing to edges and a bump to cover corner, somewhat yellowed leaves and prior owner's signature in pencil, else a clean, intact copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); (6), 343, (22, ads) pages

Title: Field, Cover and Trap Shooting: Embracing Hints for Skilled Marksmen; Instructions for Young Sportsmen; Haunts and Habits of Game Birds; Flight and Resorts of Water Fowl; Breeding and Breaking of Dogs.

Author Name: BOGARDUS, Adam H. (author); FOSTER, Charles J. (editor)

Categories: >>Pets, >>Outdoor Pursuits & Recreation,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, J. B. Ford & Company: 1874

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Stock No.: 82460