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Thoughts on Hunting - In a Series of Familiar Letters

£45.00

Product description

Published in 1911, the centenary of the death of the author, with illustrations by G Denholm Armour and introduction by E D Cuming. Red cloth hard covers with gilt titles on a sunned spine and gilt titles and illustration on the front. Some light uneven sunning on the boards. Wear and bumping to the top and base of the spine. Neat page edges which are lightly foxed. Ex-libris plate on front pastedown. Binding is tight. Some text pages have light foxing particularly near the top edge. Numerous tissue guarded colour illustrations mounted on to grey light card; short descriptions of the illustrations are printed on the tissue guards. Sir Peter Beckford (1740–1811) was a British landowner, huntsman and writer, this book 'Thoughts on Hunting' was originally published in 1781. Beckford was an enthusiastic hunter, the introduction claims that 'What Izaak Walton is to angling, Peter Beckford is to fox-hunting'.

Item details

Added value:
Many colour plates
Author(s):
Beckford, Peter
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1911
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
155
Publisher:
Hodder and Stoughton

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Published in 1911, the centenary of the death of the author, with illustrations by G Denholm Armour and introduction by E D Cuming. Red cloth hard covers with gilt titles on a sunned spine and gilt titles and illustration on the front. Some light uneven sunning on the boards. Wear and bumping to the top and base of the spine. Neat page edges which are lightly foxed. Ex-libris plate on front pastedown. Binding is tight. Some text pages have light foxing particularly near the top edge. Numerous tissue guarded colour illustrations mounted on to grey light card; short descriptions of the illustrations are printed on the tissue guards. Sir Peter Beckford (1740–1811) was a British landowner, huntsman and writer, this book 'Thoughts on Hunting' was originally published in 1781. Beckford was an enthusiastic hunter, the introduction claims that 'What Izaak Walton is to angling, Peter Beckford is to fox-hunting'.

Added value:
Many colour plates
Author(s):
Beckford, Peter
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1911
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
155
Publisher:
Hodder and Stoughton

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