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Shooting and Salmon Fishing Hints and Recollections

By Augustus Grimble

1892

Chapman and Hall : London

8.5" by 5.5"

[xi] 259pp.

 

 

 

DETAILS

The first edition of this profusely illustrated work regarding shooting and fishing, handsomely rebound in a half calf binding with marbled boards.

The first edition. Collated with seventeen full page plates. Lacking, frontispiece and the plate opposite page ninety entitled 'Stook Shooting'. Handsomely rebound in a half calf binding with marbled boards. Written by Augustus Grimble. Grimble was a keen hunter and fisher, writing a number of other works on the subject including 'The Deer Forests in Scotland', 'The Salmon Rivers of England' and 'Deer-Stalking'. This work offers both a biographical account of Grimble's experience with the sports, as well as an instructional guide to shooting and salmon fishing, including a detailed and illustrated guide to casting off, demonstrated further with a number of plates relating to the subject.

CONDITION

Rebound in half calf with marbled boards. Externally in excellent condition with minor shelf wear only. Internally firmly bound. Pages generally bright and clean with handling marks and the odd spot. Title page and contents page have been neatly repaired. Lacking half title, frontispiece and the plate opposite page ninety entitled 'Stook Shooting'.

Overall Condition: Very Good

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