Item #231029 Thoughts on Hunting. William Beckford, sic, i e. Peter.

Thoughts on Hunting.

London: Albion Press: Printed for James Cundee, Ivy-Lane; Vernor, Hood and Sharpe, 31 Poultry, 1810.

Fine new edition. Illustrated with engravings by John Scott after Berenger. Frontispiece, engraved title, seven plates & fold out plate of kennel. 314 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Bound in full crimson morocco, gilt emblematic spine tooling, t.e.g., by Wood, London. Fine Podeschi 64; 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 #231029

The allegorical frontispiece depicts “Diana preparing for the Chace …”; the plates comprise “Finding a Hare”, “In View” (two hounds after a hare), “The Chace”, “Going into Cover”, “Death of the Fox”, “Earth Stopping”, and “Pointers”.

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