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Creator:
Lewis, Elisha J. (Elisha Jarrett), 1820-1877, author.
Title(s):

The American sportsman : containing hints to sportsmen, notes on shooting, and the habits of the game birds and wild fowl of America / by Elisha J. Lewis, M.D. ... ; with numerous illustrations, designed by George G. White, engraved by Louderback & Hoffman

Published/Created:
Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1857.
Physical Description:
xxxix, [1], 33-510 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SK313 .L48 1857
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Third edition, much enlarged, of the author's "Hints to sportsmen", 1851.
First two leaves, with wood-engraved frontispiece and added title page, included in pagination, [i]-[iv].
Preface to the third edition: pages xi-xii.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's blind- and gold-stamped red cloth.
Subject Terms:
Firearms.
Game and game-birds -- United States.
Hunting.
Shooting.
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- 1857.
Contributors:
J.B. Lippincott & Co., publisher.
White, George G. (George Gorgas), -1898, illustrator.
Louderbach & Hoffman, engraver.
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