1727 Markland Poem Pteryplegia The Art of Shooting-Flying Shotgun BIRD Hunting

MARKLAND, George

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George Markland’s ‘Pteryplegia, or the art of shooting-flying’ is a rare 18th-century instructional poem known as the very first work about shooting flying birds with a shotgun in English. (Bodio, 101). It offers advice on how to shoot and how to become a more experienced hunter as it discusses the behaviors and habits of game birds.

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1727 Markland Poem Pteryplegia The Art of Shooting-Flying Shotgun BIRD Hunting

 

George Markland’s ‘Pteryplegia, or the art of shooting-flying’ is a rare 18th-century instructional poem known as the very first work about shooting flying birds with a shotgun in English. (Bodio, 101). It offers advice on how to shoot and how to become a more experienced hunter as it discusses the behaviors and habits of game birds.

 

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Price: $950

 

MARKLAND, George

 

Pteryplegia: or, the art of shooting-flying. A poem

 

London : Printed for Stephen Austen, 1727.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [4], iv, 32, 8
  • References: Bodio, Sportsman’s Library 100 Essential, no. 42;
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~7.75in X 4.75in (19.5cm x 12cm)

 

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6707

Categories

Literature

Other

Authors

MARKLAND, George

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete