Upland Game Bird Shooting in America. Introduction by Col Lewis B. Thompson. Illustrated by Lynn Bogue Hunt, Edgar Burke, William J. Schaldach, Bert Cobb, and others

New York: Derrydale Press, 1930. First edition, the De Luxe issue, 1/75 copies. Large 4to. xxv, (2), 249 pp. Illustrated from photographs, old prints, and plans, plates, five in color, illustrated endpapers; the frontispiece is an original etching, signed by Schaldach. Contributors include David Wagstaff, Col. H.P. Sheldon, Arthur B. Lapsey, Capt. Paul A. Curtis, W. Arnold Hanger, W. Averell Harriman, Clarence H. Mackay, Lawrence B. Smith, Erastus T. Tefft, Horace Lytle, Henry L. Ferguson, P.N.B. Galwey-Foley, William E. Baker, Jr., and the editor. Siegel 45: "Some of America's most knowledgeable sportsmen were contributing authors to this excellent and timeless work." A little rubbing to corners and joints, but a fine copy. Publisher's brown morocco, gilt, gilt ornaments and title on spine, boards richly gilt with a wide border, gilt sporting ornaments at the corners. (#4374). Item #57230

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