LE VERRIER DE LA CONTERIE, Jean Baptiste Jacques (1718-1783). Venerie Normande, ou l'Ecole de la chasse aux chiens courants. Rouen: Laurent Dumesnil, 1778.
8vo (195 x 121 mm). Half-title, 27 woodcuts (including 17 folding and 8 printed on both sides, 5 plates to face p.164 all printed on one folding sheet in this copy rather than on three separate sheets), 14pp. engraved music. (Some spotting, light dampstaining to a few leaves.) Contemporary mottled calf (rebacked preserving original spine, some overall light wear). Second augmented edition, including woodcuts from the first edition and adding 3 others. Schwerdt I, p.313.
Estimate $ 800-1,200
Provenance: Th-odore War-e (early letterpress bookplate); Nogent-sur-Vernisson (bookplate pasted to half-title); James Fagan Scharnberg (sporting author) (bookplate).