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RMJ Books

Rare and collectable antiquarian and out of print books on a wide range of subjects. Trading at book fairs, antique fairs and online through PBFA, Abe and LAPADA websites.


First Lessons in the Art of Wildfowling Horace Cox 'The Field' Office 1896


1st ed. 1896
8vo. pp xii, 270pp including an Index, plus 26 pages of sporting advertisements (13 at front and 13 at back and 8-page Catalogue of Books published by Horace Cox. Chapters on flight shooting, coast shooting, punt gunning, wild geese & swans, grey geese, divers and a section of Chapman's reminiscences on wildfowling in England and Spain. 41 illustrations listed: 5 fold out, 18 in text, 18 full page.





Current Condition

Good condition: green cloth bevelled boards with good gilt spine & cover titles; spine ends a little bumped and indents on the board edges where the book appears to have had a cord around to tie it closed; some light scattered foxing; advertisement inside front cover is scraped and watermarked and hinge here is split, but pages are tight.