CAMERA SHOTS AT BIG GAME, by AG Wallihan - 1901 [1st Ed] Hunting Photogravure VG

$150.00
A VERY GOOD++ early 20th century volume that features 21 photogravures, accompanied by lightly toned tissue guards, and 31 half-tone plates, all clean and firmly bound in slightly darkened illustrated red cloth. Used. BUY WITH CONFIDENCE: Please see detailed condition and more photos in description.

Camera Shots at Big Game

by A.G. Wallihan

Very scarce FIRST EDITION. Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt. Photograph illustrations of wildlife in their natural settings are presented as 21 photogravures accompanied by tissue guards, and 31 half-tone plates. An author's preface follows the intro with additional text weaving between the photo plates for a total of 77 numbered pages of text. 8.25" by 11.15". 

First Edition published by Doubleday, Page & Co. New York, NY. 1901

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD++ condition.

  • Red cloth boards feature bold gilt lettering to the cover with b/w illustration sticker accented with border. 
  • Boards are slightly darkened and scuffed. 
  • Corners exhibit light bumping and fraying. 
  • Gently sunned spine has gilt lettering with bumped ends. 
  • Binding is secure. 
  • Front endpaper bears inscription in pencil. 
  • Pastedowns are lightly toned with mild foxing. 
  • Frontispiece of leaping cougar has intact tissue guard, gentle toning, and is free of intentional marks.
  • Half-tone plates and photogravures are gently toned; tissue is a little more toned with foxing and shadows. Please see photos. 
  • Interior is gently toned with some edge wear to pages.
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
  • Text block top edge features gilt while remaining edges are deckled. 
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
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AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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Binding: Hardcover
Original/Facsimile: Original
Special Attributes: 1st Edition
Region: North America
Language: English
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
Subject: Sports & Recreation
Publisher: Doubleday Page & Co.
Year Printed: 1901
Author: A.G. Wallihan
Place of Publication: New York NY
Topic: Photography
Illustrator: A.G. Wallihan
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