DANIEL, William Barker (1753?-1833)
Rural Sports. London: for the author by Thomas Davison, 1805-1813 [plates watermarked 1800 or later].
4 volumes, (including "Supplement"), (328 x 260 mm). 4 engraved title-pages, 72 engraved plates, 2 tables. (Some light spotting as usual, a few short marginal tears.) Contemporary calf, edges gilt (rebacked and with other repairs, cover to vol.I detached, other hinges starting, some light wear). FIRST EDITION, LARGE PAPER COPY. Daniel was one of the earliest writers on English rural sports, and his work was popular among sportsmen.