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1 Vol. Large. Size approx 15 x 11 ins. Half bound in red morocco leather to spine and corners with red cloth covered boards. With raised and gilt banding to spine, gilt lettering, and gilt edging to leather on boards. All page edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. In good condition. Rubbing to edges and corners, cloths on boards faded with some handling marks. Binding tight and sound. Bottom corner of frontis plate and endpaper torn, with tear to bottom of title page between date. Lacks front tissue guard. Else inside pages all clean and tight. xviii, 591pp. Illustrated with many photo-gravure plates, and many B&W photo illustrations. This is Volume 1 from a Set of Four Volumes: England South West; England South East, East & East Midlands; England North East, West Midlands and Wales; and England North, Scotland & Ireland. This is Volume 1 ONLY.
Title: British Hunts and Huntsmen: The South-West of England Containing 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 stag, the fox, the hound, and the horse, and all subjects allied thereto. Profusely Illustrated with Engravings and Half-Tone Illustrations.
Categories: Sports & Pastimes,
Publisher: The Biographical Press, London. 1908 1st ed:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 82777
Keywords: Sports & Pastimes THE SPORTING LIFE; British Hunts and Huntsmen, fox and stag hunt, British Isles, mediaeval hunting, hound, and the horse, Engravings and Half-Tone Illustrations, hunting,