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

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

Sarum [Salisbury]: Printed by E. Easton, 1784.

Third edition, with half-title. Engraved frontispiece by Bartolozzi after Cipriani before half-title; 2 engraved plates at end. 360 pp. 1 vols. 4to (8-3/8 x 6-1/2 inches). UNCUT. Contemporary half calf and marbled boards, hinges started, but tall uncut nice copy. Signed Lloyd Kenyon 1818 on flyleaf and J. Lloyd on half-title Schwerdt 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 #221797

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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