THE SPORTSMAN'S DIRECTORY
by John Mayer
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.
Stock no. 576175