British Hunts and Huntsmen Compiled in Conjunction with The Sporting Life: Anonymous British Hunts and Huntsmen Compiled in Conjunction with The Sporting Life: Anonymous British Hunts and Huntsmen Compiled in Conjunction with The Sporting Life: Anonymous

British Hunts and Huntsmen Compiled in Conjunction with The Sporting Life


Published by London, The Biographical Press 1908-11, 1908
Condition: NF Hardcover
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In Four Volumes Ñ the complete set: London: The Biographical Press, 1908,1909, 1910, 1911 Ñ all First Editions. Folio Ñ 38cm. The South-West of England - [xviii], 591pp. The South - East, East, and Eastern Midlands of England - [xvi], 606pp England ( North), Scotland, and Ireland - [xvi], 625pp. The North-East, and Western Midlands of England; and Wales - [xvi], 664pp. Publisher's half scarlet-red leather ruled in bright gilt, salmon pebbled cloth coved boards and coordinated marbled end leaves; 5 raised bands to the spine. With bright gilt titles and ruling. All page edges in bright gilt. Wear to extremities only, mild intermittent foxing, no prior ownership or institutional makings. Containing literally hundreds of illustrations and 228 superb half-toned sepia photographic images. Each volume contains a short history of each fox and stag hunt in the British Isles, together with biographical records of masters past and present, and some members of each hunt, also an introductory chapter on mediaeval hunting and articles concerning the tag, the fox, the hound, and the horse, and all subjects allied thereto. At least a Very Good + complete set of a lovely set of publications sound, square and tight condition, spines not faded as is typical with this set. This impressive four volume is substantial not only in content, but also in weight with the total unpacked set being over 56 pounds unpackaged. Scarce. Bookseller Inventory # MCSTX505ND

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Title: British Hunts and Huntsmen Compiled in ...

Publisher: London, The Biographical Press 1908-11

Publication Date: 1908

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:NF

Edition: 1st.

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