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, , 99-208,  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
Condition: Near Fine