Lot 463
Two 19th Century Sporting Classics in Fine Bindings
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Lewis, Elisha J. The American Sportsman (Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1857), 519 pp., small 4to (9-1/4 in.), re-bound in 20th century with elegant red morocco, gilt decoration, marbled endpapers and page edges, some decorative sporting engravings in the text (very good condition); plus...Shaw, Vero. The Illustrated Book of the Dog (London: Cassell & Company, Limited, n.d., 1880s), with an "Appendix on Canine Medicine and Surgery," 660 pp., 4to (11 in.), inscribed Frederick Hop /Burgess Hill 1885, 28 chromolithograph plates, numerous black ink engravings; bound in fine 20th century red morocco having gilt embellishments; marbled endpapers (Light age toning as expected; one leaf with 1 in. marginal tear; some fioxing to plates. Overall very good condition).

11 x 9 in.