SPORTSMAN'S COMPANION or An Essay on Shooting
Price: 275.00 USD
1930. THE SPORTSMAN'S COMPANION or An Essay on Shooting.... New York: Ernest R. Gee, 1930. ix, , 52,  p. Paper-covered boards, paper labels. Small repaired split at bottom of spine, else fine in damaged glassine and nice publisher's slipcase. Bookplate. One of 200 copies privately printed at the Derrydale Press for Ernest Gee. A presentation copy, inscribed by Gee to Charles Sawyer, presumably the English antiquarian bookseller. The Sportsman's Companion was the first sporting book published in America, in 1783. Ernest Gee was the leading sporting book dealer in America at the time of this reprint. Siegel 44; Frazier F-19-a.