The Gun at Home and Abroad. The Gun at Home and Abroad.
The Gun at Home and Abroad

The Gun at Home and Abroad

London: London and Countries Press Assn, 1912. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Four Volumes, each limited to 550 copies: British Game Birds and Wildfowl, British Deer and Ground Game, The Big Game of Africa and Europe, The Big Game of North America and Asia. 1912-1915 London. 444, 345, 408 and 433 pages. Printed on fine quality deckle edged paper. Top edges gilt. 12 photogravure plates, 70 full page colored ill, 300 text ill. Folio sized. All bound in original full crushed morocco gilt. Limited to 500 numbered sets. Contributors include Abel Chapman, J.G. Millais, FC Selous, WN McMillin, HA Bryden, D Carruthers, Kennion, H Wallace and more. Ill. by Lodge, Thorburn and Edmund Caldwell. The African volume includes all the dangerous and glamour game as well as Brabary sheep, Nubian ibex etc. Red, fallow and roe deer. Elephant, rhino, sable, roan, eland, bongo, kudu, sheep and deer of Asia in the Caucasus, Ladakh, China, Mongolia, the Altai, jaguar, cougar, walrus, elk, Stone & Dall sheep and more. The Asian volume includes the hunting for the great sheep of Asia and the sheep and deer of North America plus much more. A vg+ to near fine set. As each volume weighs almost 10 pounds, the shipping weight of this set will exceed 50 pounds. VG+. Item #3913

Price: $3,500.00