London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1837.
First edition. Original publishers olive green pebbled full morocco binding with bold gilt strapwork design borders on both covers, gilt lettering on spine. Half-title, tissue guards (inlcl.frontis.), and errata slip at end, all present. 15 finely hand-coloured aquatint plates by J.T.Rawlins heightened with gum arabic. The first treatise devoted primarily pheasant rearing and the management and preservation of woodlands. Light foxing to tissue guards and some text leaves, plates generally clean and bright. [Abbey, Life 392; Tooley 393].
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