A Dialogue Between a Lawyer and a Country Gentleman, Upon the Subject of the Game Laws, Relative to Hares, Partridges, and Pheasants, Wherein is Shewn, The Several Qualifications to Kill Game; The Penalties such Persons are Liable to Who Kill them Without such Qualifications . . . And being Punished as Trespassers . . JOHN PURLEVENT, ATTRIBUTED AUTHOR.

A Dialogue Between a Lawyer and a Country Gentleman, Upon the Subject of the Game Laws, Relative to Hares, Partridges, and Pheasants, Wherein is Shewn, The Several Qualifications to Kill Game; The Penalties such Persons are Liable to Who Kill them Without such Qualifications . . . And being Punished as Trespassers . . .

Publisher: London: Printed for J. Wilkie and P. Uriel, 1771.
Edition: Third edition, enlarged from the first edition of the same year.
Bibliographical References: ESTC N55642.
Condition: Edges a little rubbed; very good copy.
Book ID: 22584

Description

8vo, later maroon half morocco, marbled paper boards and matching endpapers, gilt lettering, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Three folding plates. With half-title.

Comments

A popular dialogue about the development of game laws in England, with three plates containing the laws as they separately relate to hares, pheasants and partridges. Gloucester bookplate on the front paste-down.

Price: $500.00