Lot 14: Betten's Upland Game Shooting Deluxe Edition

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2017-10-16 11:45:53

Lot 14

Author: Betten, H. L.. Title: Upland Game Shooting. Place Published: Philadelphia. Publisher: Penn Publishing. Date Published: [1940]. Description: 450 pp. Illustrated from paintings and drawings by Lynn Bogue Hunt, with 10 tipped-in color plates including frontispiece. (8vo) original full burgundy morocco, gilt-stamped vignettes, ruled and lettered in gilt, attached ribbon bookmark, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, custom cloth slipcase. No. 19 of 124 copies. First Edition. Signed by the author on the limitation page. One of the most desirable of 20th century sporting books, scarce in this deluxe issue. Condition: Spine slightly sunned; near fine.

Estimate: $2000-$3000

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