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Webber, Charles W. (Charles Wilkins), 1819–1856

The hunter-naturalist : romance of sporting, or, Wild scenes and wild hunters / by C.W. Webber.

Philadelphia : J.W. Bradley, c1851.
Physical Description:
6, 8, 17-610 p., [10] leaves of plates : ill. (part col.) ; 28 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sporting 2407
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BEIN Zc10 839wec: Bookplate: John Stuart Groves.
Part of the plates from drawings by A.J. Miller.
Vol. 1 of a projected series of seven volumes. No more published?
Published later with title: Wild scenes and wild hunters.
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 186
BAC: British Art Center copy: Original fine rib-grain black cloth; stamped in gilt on spine, blind stamped on front and back covers and spine. In black cloth slip-case; red leather label with gold lettering on spine. The title page and wood engraving on page 247, reproduced. Frontispiece, title-page, 10 plates of color lithographs, 33 wood-engravings in text, 1 wood engraving on title-page. Illustrations by Joseph T. Brightly and A. Woodside. Color plates by Mrs. E.M. Webber. Nine colored scenes by Alfred J. Miller. Spine height: 11 3/8 inches. Note: The illustration on page 247 is considered to be the first depiction in a book of a fox-hunt in America.
Subject Terms:
Groves, John Stuart -- Bookplate.
Hunting -- South Africa.
Hunting -- United States.
Natural history -- Outdoor books.
Miller, Alfred Jacob, 1810-1874.

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