The History Of Hunting..
Bound in original brown cloth over cloth boards, gilt, with gilt blocks, in pictorial dust wrapper, with pasted in colour prints on front board and spine, which has wear at edges, including head and tail of spine. A little foxing, largely confined to edges, but otherwise a very good copy. Coloured bookplate on first free endpaper.
Seeley Service and Co. Limited, 196 Shaftesbury Avenue.,
With forty illustrations.
(the lonsdale library. volume xxiii).
FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo. 6 x 8.75 inches. 384 pp.
Illustrated by 2 colour plates, including colour frontispiece, by 24 photographic plates, by 2 overlay keys, and by text figures.
A well illustrated volume, in the Lonsdale Library of Sports, Games and Pastimes, edited by The Earl of Lonsdale and by Eric Parker (1870-1955), Editor-in- Chief of The Field and writer on sport, topography and natural history. It relates the history of hunting in England to the beginning of the twentieth century and includes a bibliography.
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