One of 150, Signed by Frank Benson

Classics of the American Shooting Field. A Mixed Bag for the Kindly Sportsman 1783-1926.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1930.

Price: $550.00


About the item

First edition, one of 150 copies bound uncut and autographed by Dr. Phillips, Dr. Hill and Mr. Benson. Colored frontispiece by Frank Benson, and other illustrations. 214 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. One of 150, Signed by Frank Benson. Publisher's red pictorial cloth gilt. Spine faintly toned, bookplate ghost on front pastedown. Very good plus in recent slipcase to style, preserving the original printed label. Heller 2:736.

Item #317415

Splendidly illustrated work that gathers some of the finest American writing on the outdoors fro the late eighteenth century onwards, including writers from Frank Forester to J.J. Pringle to Ben Ames Williams. This volume is also notable for being the first appearance in book form of the celebrated story by Nash Buckingham, "De Shootinest Gentleman," subsequently published in the Derrydale Press collection of the same title.