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
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