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Written by John Mayer.
Stock no. 576217
Published by Baldwin, Cradock and Joy. 1823. Slightly better than good condition.

Beige pictorial boards. 4th edition. B/w illustrations. The Sportsman's Directory or Park and Gamekeeper's Companion. Containing Instructions for Breeding, Feeding and Breaking Dogs; Hunting, Coursing and Shooting; Fishing, Preserving Game and Decoys; Breeding Pheasants, Partridges, Pigeons, Rabbits Etc. Also A Description of all Kinds of Poaching; How to Detect Poachers and to Destroy Their Works. With Upwards of 50 Valuable Recipes and Abstracts of the Last Game Laws. Rebacked with leather spine. Residual tapemarks to boards.

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Written by John Mayer.
Stock no. 576175
Published by Simpkin, Marshall & Co.. 1838. Good condition.

Small format. Green cloth, gilt title and shooting vignette to front cover. The Sportsman's Directory and Park & Gamekeeper's Companion. Being a Series of Instructions in Ten Parts for The Chase in its Various Classes: Coursing, Shooting, Fishing, The Preservation of Game and Decoys, Selection and Training of the Pointer and Spaniel, Breeding Pheasants, Partridges, Rabbits Etc. With Copious Directions for Trapping and Destroying Vermin and Detecting the Operations of the Poachere. An Appendix Containing Numerous Valuable Receipts and Useful Abstracts of the Game Laws and the Laws of Coursing. 6th edition. viii + 181 pages. B/w illustrations. Rear free endpaper missing. Front joint cracked, rear joint broken. Contemporary name in ink to title page. Covers a little marked. Corners slightly worn. Page 97 has crayon scribble but text still readable.

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