The American Sportsman: containing, Hints to Sportsmen, Notes on Shooting, and the Habits of the Game Birds and Wild Fowl of America. Elisha LEWIS.

The American Sportsman: containing, Hints to Sportsmen, Notes on Shooting, and the Habits of the Game Birds and Wild Fowl of America.

Philadelphia. J.B. Lippincott & Co. 1857. Hardcover. tall8vo, 23cm, Third Edition, xxxix,33-510p., engraved half-title, frontis with tissue guard, numerous engraved illustrations, original brown cloth, blind stamped decoration, gilt pictorial and titles on the spine, gilt cover illustration on the cover, some slight fading, very good attractive copy. (spg) First published in 1855, the third edition has been enlarged both with illustrations and text. Physician Elisha Lewis (1820-1877) has included the Prefaces to the three editions. Illustrations by George C. White and engraved by Louderback & Hoffman. Item #37578

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