Traite de Venerie, et de Chasses. (Premier Partie) Scavoir: Du Cerf. Du Daim. Du Chevreuil. Du Lievre. Du Sanglier. Du Loup. Du Renard.; De Blereau ou Taisson. Du Loutre. De la Belette, de la Marte ou Fouine, Putois, &c. Du Lapin. (Seconde Partie) Traite de Chasse. Scavoir: Au Fusil. Pieges et Filets, &c. De la Pipee. Esais de Fauconnerie. Remedes pour les Maladies des Oiseaux. De l'Autour

Paris: Chez Claude-Jean-Baptiste Herissant, 1769.

Illustrated by Louis-Michel Halbou with 38 (of 39) copper engraved plates, 1 folding, featuring hunting dogs and game animals of various sizes, along with falcons and other birds of prey in the 2nd half. iii-xii, 98, [4], 99-208, [2] pages. Short 4to, attractively bound in 3/4 brown calf over marbled boards with gilt-stamped spine (outer hinges cracking but firm), all edges red. Paris: Chez Claude-Jean-Baptiste Herissant, 1769. First edition.

Half title and first plate are lacking, otherwise a very good(+) copy of this rare and interesting hunting book; plates and pages are rather clean.

Illustrator: Louis-Michel Halbou
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First
Language: French

Price: $2,500.00

Item #291177