The Rod and the Gun

The Rod and the Gun
A & C Black Edinburgh 1840, 12mo Illust 439p,     Being two treatises on angling and shooting. Starts with introductory observations of the principles of the angler and his art,  then proceeds to discus the structure and physiology and organs of fish then in some detail introduced the  common species , their aspects, habits and mode of capture. He then proceeds to discuss aspects of shooting including the weapons, selection and training of gun dogs and large section on the game both bird and animal.  Contemporary full leather with marbled E/Ps sl foxing to preliminary pages. Slight rubbing to spine and chipping to cover. - Fine
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ID No.1908