Vintage 1990s The SPORTING LIFE: 'A Passion For HUNTING n Fishing', Publisher - Clarkson Potter Publishers, New York - First Edition

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The SPORTING LIFE: A Passion for HUNTING AND FISHING,

SHEEHAN, Larry, Laurence; George, Kathryn; Stites,

William; Sheehan, Carol Sama; Precourt, Kathryn George.

Publisher: CLARKSON POTTER PUBLISHERS, New York

FIRST EDITION 240 pp, 4to (sq). Cloth in dark

jacket. First edition, Interior clean and crisp, binding tight.

Dust Jacket has three tares - see photo - otherwise

in very good, like new, condition. Color illustrations.

[Providence, RI, U.S.A.]

Book Description: Clarkson Potter June 2, 1992, New York, 1992.

Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ DJ.

First edition. Tight and bright and unmarred. DJ has 3 tares (see

pictures). Dark teal cloth boards, gilt lettering, decorative

(fish) end pages, frontispiece. 240pp. Illus. (color and b/w plates).

Index. Lovely photography of interiors and exteriors of homes and

properties devoted to outdoor sports - rustic lodges, traditional clubs,

collections of rods and reels, decoys and engravings.

A very handsome copy.

The only complete illustrated history of the American sporting

tradition records the story of Americans' relationship to and

reverence for the land and its bounty. The Sporting Life features

stories of sportsmen and women; photographs of sporting

activities, homes, clubs, kennels, stables, cabins, and lodges;

and a directory of dealers, fishing schools, museums, and

memorabilia. Illustrations.

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