Sketches of Wild Sports & Natural History of the Highlands by Charles St John, Illustrated Edition 1878
Sketches of Wild Sports & Natural History of the Highlands by Charles St John. Illustrated Edition.
Published by John Murray, London 1878. 1st illustrated edition.
A 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. Small bookseller's sticker removed from first pastedown. Previous owner's signature to a free endpaper, with hinge showing webbing at that page, but all still soundly bound. Text is nice and clean throughout with occasional page corner crease and infrequent age spots.
Well illustrated throughout. Illustrations by Harrison Weir, Charles Whymper, A.C. Corbould, A.H. Collins, and A.T. Elwes. Engraved on wood by J. W. Whymper.
xv + 338pp.
Weighs approximately 840g unpacked.
Dimensions approximately 210mm high x 155mm wide x 34mm deep.