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Scrope, William, 1772–1852

The art of deer-stalking : illustrated by a narrative of a few days' sport in the forest of Atholl, with some account of the nature and habits of red deer, and a short description of the Scotch forests; legends, superstitions, stories of poachers and freebooters, &c. ... / by William Scrope ... illustrated by engravings and lithographs, after paintings by Edwin and Charles Landseer, esqrs. and by the author.

London : J. Murray, 1838.
Physical Description:
xix, [1], 436 p., : front., illus., plates ; 27 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sporting 1944
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Added t.-p., engraved; dated 1839.
BAC: British Art Center copy: First edition. Octavo. Red levant morocco; gold tooling on front and back covers and spine, gold lettering on spine, top edge gilt. The original green cloth covers bound in. Binding by Rivière and Son. Frontispiece, lithographs. Plates (tinted lithographs) after Edwin and Charles Landseer and the author. Spine height: 10 inches.
Subject Terms:
Deer hunting.
Landseer, Charles, 1799 or 1800-1879.
Landseer, Edwin Henry, Sir, 1802-1873.

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