Dincklage, Friedrich von (= Hans Nagel v. Brawe). Huntsman’s Practice and Sportsmanship. Sketches and Scenes. With numerous illustrations by Ernst Otto and Carl Röhling. In German. 2nd, completely revised ed. Berlin, Pfenningstorff, (1897). VIII, 260 pp. incl. 12 pp. hunting advertisements. Scarred orig. boards with gilt title and snipe flight on the front board. Red edges.
Schwenk 11.1217.02 (for instance edition of 1895 as ...01 “not provable”); GV XXIX, 179. – Spine and front board paled, the latter with 1.7 cm unessential marginal line. – Linocut bookplate F. Holub, sitting in the study, printed in brown with written library number.
CONTAINS instructions for the selection of the right gun, shooting stand and precautionary measures as well as hunting terms, preservation, fowl, field, wood, and dish battue, swamp + water hunt, falconry, black + wood grouse courtship, pheasantry, chamois, elks, wolves, poachers, vermin traps. In short, the handy compendium for the huntsman from demanded pen.
Offer no. 11,911 / EUR 176. (c. US$ 213.) + shipping
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