Thoughts upon Hunting in a Series of Familiar Letters to a Friend

BECKFORD, PETER

Publication Date: 1879
Hardcover
From Joseph J. Felcone Inc., ABAA (Princeton, NJ, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since February 25, 2000

Quantity Available: 1

About this Item

BECKFORD, PETER. Thoughts upon Hunting in a Series of Familiar Letters to a Friend. London: James Toovey, 1879. xi, [1], 269 p. Engraved frontis. by Bartolozzi after Cipriani in two states (uncolored and sepia), 8 engraved plates and a double-page plan of a kennel. Contemporary dark red half morocco, spine gift in compartments with hunting motifs, top edge gilt. A handsome copy. Later gift inscription. Bookplate. A lovely new edition of the book that Ernest Gee called "The corner-stone of a huntsman's library-- as sound today as when it was written." The first edition was published in 1781 and contained only two plates and a frontispiece. Podeschi 64 (1st edn.); Gee, Sportsman's Library, p. 8. Bookseller Inventory # 14637

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Thoughts upon Hunting in a Series of ...

Publication Date: 1879

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

Store Description

Joseph J. Felcone Inc. has been in the antiquarian book business since 1972. Please visit our website at www.felcone.com for a history of our firm.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

All material is offered subject to prior sale. Prices are net. Condition is carefully described. Where no condition statement is provided, the item is in very good, collector's condition. Orders shipped within New Jersey will be charged 7% sales tax.

Payment may be made by check, bank draft, or wire transfer; we also accept MasterCard, Visa, and American Express. Recognized institutions can be billed to suit their budgetary needs. Joseph J. Felcone Inc. has been in the antiquarian book business ...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Shipment within the continental United States is by USPS Media Mail. The charge is $6.00 for the first book. Please inquire about USPS Priority Mail or UPS delivery. International customers should inquire about shipping options outside the United States.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Bank Draft Bank/Wire Transfer