CHOKE-BORE GUNS AND HOW TO LOAD FOR ALL KINDS OF GAME
by W.W. Greener
Published by Cassell Petter & Galpin. Circa. 1876
Almost very good condition. Burgundy boards, gilt titles and vignettes. Pockets containing diagrams of shooting from various choke-bore guns (three larger folded diagrams, and 3 smaller folded diagrams, all are printed on both sides.) Two fold-out tables. B/w illustrations. vii, 215, xv and 4 pages of publisher adverts to rear.
Name and date in ink to front pocket (x 2). Name and date in ink to half-title page. Name in ink to page 11 and page 93 (neat and contemporary). Front and rear joint strengthened amateurishly with brown paper glued to joint, also to verso of front endpaper and facing half-title page. Rear hinge is broken (after page 4 of publisher advertistements) and therefore cloth starting to come away from the spine inside the book. All diagrams mentioned are present. Fold-out tables are creased and worn on folds.
Stock no. 1810697