Lot 149 of 435:
Sketches of Indian Field Sports 1827  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$180
Estimate:
$250 - $350

Title:
Sketches of Indian Field Sports: With Observations on the Animals... to which is Added an Account of Hunting the Wild Boar
Author:
Johnson, Daniel
Place:
London
Publisher:
Robert Jennings
Date:
1827
Description:

xii, 295 pp. Engraved frontispiece; four lithograph plates. (8vo) 22x13 cm (8¾x5¼") modern half leather and cloth. Second Edition.

Also includes a description of the art of catching serpents, as practiced by the Conjoors. Tipped to the fore edge of one leaf is an 1873 newspaper account of a fatal encounter with a tiger.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light wear; some foxing; very good.
 
Item number:
290942
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