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Gentleman of Philadelphia County

The American shooter's manual : comprising, such plain and simple rules, as are necessary to introduce the inexperienced into a full knowledge of all that relates to the dog, and the correct use of the gun : also a description of the game of this country / by a gentleman of the Philadelphia county.

Philadelphia : Carey, Lea, & Carey, 1827.
Physical Description:
[5], x-xii, [1], 14-249, [9] pages, [3] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 18 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SK313 .K47 1827
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BEIN 2002 565: Bookplate: Joseph W. Alsop. Autograph: J.W. Alsop. Ms. notes and original sketch at back of vol. 1.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original brown quarter cloth, and tan board covers. In brown quarter morocco, and brown cloth slip-case.
Attributed to Jesse Y. Kester.
Copyright May 10, 1827 by Carey, Lea & Carey.
"Printed at no. 24, Arch-Street.--A. Walker, agt."--verso of title page.
Engraved plates signed: F. Kearny, sc.
With a half-title.
Error in paging: p. 202-204 misnumbered p. 102-104.
Last page blank.
Shoemaker, R.H. Checklist of American imprints for 1820-1829, 27838
"Technical terms."--p. [248]-249.
"Errata."--p. [251].
Advertisements for hunting equipment, pages [253]-[257]. Includes an engraved illustration.
Subject Terms:
Alsop, J. W. (Joseph Wright), 1804-ca. 1878 -- Autograph.
Alsop, J. W. (Joseph Wright), 1804-ca. 1878 -- Bookplate.
Dogs -- Training.
Game and game-birds -- United States.
Hunting -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Hunting dogs.
Hunting rifles.
Rifle practice.
Engravings -- 1827.
Annotations (Provenance) -- 19th century.
Kester, Jesse Y., attributed name.
Birch, Thomas, 1779-1851, illustrator.
Kearny, Francis, 1785-1837, engraver.
Walker, Ambrose, printer.
Carey, Lea & Carey, publisher.

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