First edition. With nine plates of hunters in the field, and chapters on various game fowl, as well as hares and rabbits. Original brown cloth, with spectacularly bright gilt and black decorated covers; pages toned, with a touch of foxing; neat ink name and address on ffep.
Title continues: “Miscellaneous observations on birds and animals, and on the sport they afford for the gun in Great Britain.” Manley, an avid writer of sporting books, describes this as “... miscellaneous notes and jottings, the results, mainly, of my own experience and observations ...”
Author J.J. Manley
Binding Publisher’s gilt- and black-decorated cloth
Publisher London: “The Bazaar” Office
Illustrator James Temple
Condition Near fine
Pages viii, 389 p (plus 16 p. catalogue)