WILLIAMSON, Thomas (1758-1817)
Foreign Field Sports, Fisheries, Sporting Anecdotes, &c. &c. From drawings by Messrs. Howitt, Atkinson, Clark, Manskirch, &c. With a Supplement of New South Wales
London: H.R. Young, 1819. Quarto. 169,  pp. 110 hand coloured plates.
Contemporary purple straight grained morocco, covers elaborately tooled in gilt, spine with wide semi-raised bands in six compartments, tooled and lettered in gilt, gilt edges
A classic colour plate sporting book.
The plates include illustrations of big game hunting, whaling, fishing, birding, and bull fighting in North America, Germany, Lapland, Spain, Russia, and Africa.The supplement includes ten plates illustrating hunting as practised by aborigines in Australia. Second edition, printed by J. M'Creey, Black Horse Court (stated on verso of title page).
Schwerdt I, pp. 177-179; Tooley 225; Abbey Travel 3; Ferguson, Bibliography of Australia no. 739.