Lot n° 59
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[Hunting; Fishing] [DELISLE de SALES (Jean-Baptiste... - Lot 59 - Kâ-Mondo
[Hunting; Fishing] [DELISLE de SALES (Jean-Baptiste Claude Isouard dit)]. Theoretical and practical dictionary of hunting and fishing. A Paris, chez J. B. G. Musier fils, 1769. Two volumes in 1 large in-8,  f., LX-475 p. ;  f., 512 p.,  blank f., period brown shagreened basane, smooth spine decorated with crossbars, renewed red title-piece, gilt roulette at the edges (rubbed, head cap uncovered, upper jaw split at head).
The work deals with venery and falconry, the care of horses, dogs and birds of prey suitable for hunting, how to stock ponds and the secrets of fishing, how to make cloth, nets and gear, etc.
Provenance: Count Frédéric de Pourtalès, aide-de-camp to Marshal Berthier (engraved armorial bookplate).
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