Title: The Field Book: or, Sports and Pastimes of the United Kingdom, 1833. 1st Edition
Author: William Hamilton Maxwell, or The Author of “Wild Sports of the West”
Publisher: Effingham Wilson, London
A first edition of Maxwell's Field Book, being a rather unique volume set up in the fashion of a dictionary, with double columns and alphabetical organization. With large portions focusing on zoology and sport/hunting animals, the book also focuses on various tools needed for such practices, such as traps, fishing implements, and more.
This volume is profusely illustrated throughout with black and white depictions of various animals and other illustrations.
One finely bound volume in octavo, 616 pages
On note of condition, this volume is in good shape. There is some wear noted at the corners and joints, with minor staining noted on the covers. There are trace amounts of foxing present, with the gilded fore edge shining brightly