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PEEL FAMILY COPY

PEEL, C[harles] V[ictor] A[lexander]. Wild sport in the outer hebrides.

London. F. E. Robinson & Co., 1901. First edition.
8vo. xvi, 133pp, [3]. With a photogravure frontispiece and a further 34 black and white photographs, and three final pages of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's maroon cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Armorial bookplate of W. H. Mullens to FEP, frontispiece detached, occasional spotting. Mervyn Lloyd Peel's copy, with his inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP and his armorial bookplate to and a label stating 'Heirloom of Sir Meryn Peel, K.B.E. 1929' pasted to REP.
A choice family copy of the first edition of big-game hunter Charles Victor Alexander Peel's (1869-1931) manual to hunting in the Outer Hebrides, including chapters on fowling for duck, snipe, woodcock, and barnacle and grey geese, seal shooting, and sea-trout fishing.

Sir Mervyn Lloyd Peel (1856-1929), Conservative politician who held the offices of Deputy Lieutenant and Justice of the Peace.
£ 150.00 Antiquates Ref: 22165