The Natural History of Sport in Scotland with Rod and Gun, Tom Speedy, 1920
The Natural History of Sport in Scotland with Rod and Gun, by Tom Speedy. With Numerous Illustrations by Lieutenant-Commander J. G. Millais.
Published by William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London, 1920. 1st edition (following his earlier 1884 work of Sport in the Highlands and Lowlands of Scotland with Rod & Gun).
A very good copy of this well illustrated book.
Green cloth hardback with gilt cover designs. Some shelfwear and bumping to cover and a little frayed at top and tail of spine. Previous owner's signature in pencil to first free endpaper. Soundly bound. Text is nice and clean throughout. Some minor foxing to endpapers. In the book prelims there is a memoriam page from the author to his son who died in the Great War - the lower half of this page is split from the hinge, but is still bound in the upper half.
An attractive, well illustrated volume.
xxviii + 440pp + Plates.
Weighs over 1.5kg unpacked.
Dimensions approximately 260mm high x 205mm wide x 37mm deep.