1855 1ed RARE Sportsman’s Portfolio American HUNTING Fishing Illustrated Moose

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One of the earliest illustrated American books on hunting!

 

‘The Sportsman’s Portfolio’ is an impressive, valuable, and highly desirable mid-19th-century manual designed to provide strategy to American hunters. Published in paperback, this work is rarely found in good condition, let alone complete in all regards. This short book features impressive full-page engravings of each animal along with a description of the animal and its habitat. It includes descriptions on Snipe shooting, trout and pike fishing, moose and bison hunting, and many other types game sports.

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1855 1ed RARE Sportsman’s Portfolio American HUNTING Fishing Illustrated Moose

 

One of the earliest illustrated American books on hunting!

 

‘The Sportsman’s Portfolio’ is an impressive, valuable, and highly desirable mid-19th-century manual designed to provide strategy to American hunters. Published in paperback, this work is rarely found in good condition, let alone complete in all regards. This short book features impressive full-page engravings of each animal along with a description of the animal and its habitat. It includes descriptions on Snipe shooting, trout and pike fishing, moose and bison hunting, and many other types game sports.

 

Item number: #6696

Price: $1950

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The Sportsman’s Portfolio of American Field Sports.

Boston: M.M. Ballou, 1855. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages

o   20 engravings w/ descriptions

  • References: Phillips, p. 355; Henderson pp. 228-229; Goodspeed, p. 350; Van Winkle Sale 710; Wetzel p. 217
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~8in X 11.5in (20cm x 29cm)
  • Exceedingly rare with auction estimates and price comparisons at upwards of $3,000

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6696

Categories

Americana, American History

Other

Authors

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Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete