Sporting Sketches and Holiday Rambles. William BARRY.

Sporting Sketches and Holiday Rambles. London: George Routledge and Sons. 1869.

no date, circa 1869. Presumed First Edition. Original color illustrated paper over boards. Octavo. Scarce humorous collection of stories on the subject of hunting, fishing and shooting, with chapter headings including: Killvullen-By-the-Sea, Rough Angling; The Great Killooly Coursing Club; Trout Murder; Sporting Accidents; Sporting Impostors; Sporting Expeditions; Killing No Sport; Popularity of Athletic Pursuits; Snipe Shooting; Plover Shooting; Stalking the Whimbrel; Concerning Beaters; etc. Very Good copy, minor surface wear at front panel and spine, modest loss of paper to spine edges and ends.

Price: $500.00

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