Williamson (Thomas) and Samuel Howitt
Lot 265
Williamson (Thomas) and Samuel Howitt
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Williamson (Thomas) and Samuel Howitt
Oriental Field Sports: being [a] complete, detailed and accurate Description of the Wild Sports of the East, hand-coloured engraved additional title and 40 hand-coloured aquatint plates after Williamson and Howitt with titles in English and French, title torn with slight loss and repaired, additional title torn and stained at margins, plates 20 and 29 with clean tear into engraved area and crude paper repairs on verso, plate 22 with short tear at bottom margin, plate 32 slightly spotted, plates 37-40 with light creasemarks, some tears and repairs and some creasing of text leaves, old boards rebacked in roan, oblong folio (458 x 570mm.), London, William Bulmer for Edward Orme, 1807

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  • FIRST EDITION.

    References: Abbey Travel. 427; Schwerdt II, p.297; Tooley 508.

    Provenance: bookplates of Sir Peach Tockington, and Harry Lawrence and Bradfer Lawrence.
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