1841 1ed Foreign Field Sports Color Illustrated Hunting Fishing WHALING Howitt

HOWITT, Samuel

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An extremely valuable and impressive, color illustrated work of sport and outdoors by illustrator Samuel Howitt. ‘Foreign Field Sports’ is a 19th-century sports manual known for its engravings on hunting, big game animals, fishing and ice fishing, horse racing and competitions, and whaling! The whaling engravings themselves are often considered some of the most desirable views of the sport!

 

Note on dating and rarity: While the title page does not indicate dating, the plates themselves are dated by 1813 and 1833. William gilling was a notable London publisher from 1841-1844. Individual engravings from this work are known be extremely desirable and some sell alone for nearly $1,000!

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1841 1ed Foreign Field Sports Color Illustrated Hunting Fishing WHALING Howitt

 

An extremely valuable and impressive, color illustrated work of sport and outdoors by illustrator Samuel Howitt. ‘Foreign Field Sports’ is a 19th-century sports manual known for its engravings on hunting, big game animals, fishing and ice fishing, horse racing and competitions, and whaling! The whaling engravings themselves are often considered some of the most desirable views of the sport!

 

Note on dating and rarity: While the title page does not indicate dating, the plates themselves are dated by 1813 and 1833. William gilling was a notable London publisher from 1841-1844. Individual engravings from this work are known be extremely desirable and some sell alone for nearly $1,000!

 

Item number: #6293

Price: $2500

 

HOWITT, Samuel

 

Foreign field sports, fisheries, sporting anecdotes, &c. &c. : containing fifty plates, beautifully coloured, from the original drawings

 

London : Published by W. Gilling, [1841]. First edition by Gilling

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages:
    • 79p
    • Illustrated with 50 EXQUISITE color engravings
  • References: Abbey Travel 2-3.
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; secure
  • Size: ~13in X 10in (33cm x 25cm)
  • Exceedingly rare with auction records and price comparisons as high as $13,000

 

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6293

Category

Arts & Architecture

Authors

HOWITT, Samuel

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete