Upland Game Bird Shooting in America

Price: 8,000.00 USD

New York: The Derrydale Press, 1930. Deluxe Edition, Number 74 of 75 copies, with signed etching by Schaldach. 64 plates (5 in color) by Lynn Bogue Hunt, Edgar Burke, William Schaldach, A.B. Frost, Bert Cobb et al. xxiv, [iii], 249 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Siegel notes, "Some of America's most knowledgeable sportsmen were contributing authors to this excellent and timeless work" and Frazier states, "Certainly one of the handsomest of the great big beautiful Derrydales that Connett produced ... one of the most ambitious projects that [he] attempted". One of the most highly sought-after of Derrydale titles, and magnificent in this deluxe edition. Siegel 45; Frazier C-11-D; Biscotti p. 92 Deluxe Edition, Number 74 of 75 copies, with signed etching by S. Original brown morocco, gilt with decorative running border on both covers featuring birds and dogs and enclosing title on upper cover, panelled spine gilt with game bird vignettes and title, t.e.g., by Stikeman, N.Y. Some faint traces of rubbing to front joint. Fine. Brown half morocco clamshell box.


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