Yale Center for British Art
Creator:
Gentleman of Philadelphia County

Title:
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.
Published/Created:
Philadelphia : Carey, Lea, & Carey, 1827.

Physical Description:
[5], x-xii, [1], 14-249, [9] pages, [3] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 18 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BEIN 2002 565: Bookplate: Joseph W. Alsop. Autograph: J.W. Alsop. Ms. notes and original sketch at back of vol. 1.
Subject Terms:
Rifle practice. | Shooting. | Dogs -- Training. | Hunting -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. | Hunting dogs. | Hunting rifles. | Game and game-birds -- United States. | Alsop, J. W. (Joseph Wright), 1804-ca. 1878 -- Bookplate. | Alsop, J. W. (Joseph Wright), 1804-ca. 1878 -- Autograph.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1827. | Annotations (Provenance) -- 19th century.
Contributors:
Kester, Jesse Y., attributed name. | Birch, Thomas, 1779-1851, illustrator. | Kearny, Francis, 1785-1837, engraver. | Walker, Ambrose, printer. | Carey, Lea & Carey, publisher.