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1901 The Wildfowler In Scotland : John Guille Millais : Duck Shooting Hunting

1901 The Wildfowler In Scotland : John Guille Millais : Duck Shooting Hunting

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THE WILDFOWLER IN SCOTLAND

By John Guille Millais

Published by Longmans, Green, and Co. London, 1910. FIrst Edition. 4to. In the original publisher's quarter vellum binding over paper covered boards. xv, 67 pages. With numerous illustrations in text  plus twenty-one full page plates, of which eight are photogravures, and two in colour.

A large paper volume containing a study of the pursuit and natural history of the wildfowl of the Scottish coasts. A first-hand account written by John Guille Millais, British artist, naturalist, and traveller.

A classic work on wildfowling in Scotland dealing with the pursuit of ducks. Chapters include a morning with an 8 bore, a day with a punt gun on the Moray Firth etc. With some excellent illustration of wildfowling and punt gunning.

CONDITION
A good first edition, complete in contents and in good condition throughout. The binding is good with light signs of age and a small dent to the top of the vellum spine. Endpapers good. All contents present and all pages in good clean condition throughout. The photogravures have protective tissue guards which are all in good condition. Overall a very good first edition.

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