The Modern Shooter: Containing Practical Instructions and Directions for every description of Inland and Coast Shooting.
London: Whittaker and Co, 1842. Original blind stamped embossed green buckram. Frontis engraving by T.A. Prior. Additional engraved title page and 3 other full page engravings by E. Landells - a total of 5 engraved plates. Numerous in text engravings throughout. Spine has been re-laid and joints are holding firmly. Darkened to spine and some staining to the other boards. Yellow end papers. Recent owner's signature to the front end paper. There is what appears to be an old address inked out to the rear inside pastedown. The rest of the book is in good, clean - but lightly foxed - condition. <br />xxviii, 548 pp. <br />230 mm x 150mm (9 x 6 inches).