Thoughts on Hunting. In a series of familiar letters to a friend. Peter Beckford.

Beautiful Copy

Thoughts on Hunting. In a series of familiar letters to a friend.

London: J. Debrett, opposite Burlington-House, Piccadilly. [Printed by B. McMillan, Bow-Street, Covent-Garden], 1802.

Fourth edition. Engraved frontispiece by Bartolozzi after Cipriani; 2 engraved plates at end. Half-title present. xiv, [15]-360 pp. 1 vols. 4to (8-1/4 x 6-1/2 inches). Beautiful Copy. Nineteenth century green full morocco, t.e.g., rest uncut, by Tout. Bookplate of John Kermack, Writer to the Signet. Beautiful copy. This edition not in Schwerdt (for first edition, cf. vol. I, p. 56); Gee, Sportsman's Library p. 8 (“The corner-stone of a huntsman's library”); Biscotti, Six Centuries of Foxhunting, pp. 40-41. Item #221786

The definitive statement on foxhunting and hound management, written after many years of practical experience by an eloquent squire and former M.P.; its teachings form the basis of modern foxhunting.

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