The Quorndon Hounds; or, A Virginian at Melton Mowbray. Henry William Herbert.
The Quorndon Hounds; or, A Virginian at Melton Mowbray
The Quorndon Hounds; or, A Virginian at Melton Mowbray
The Quorndon Hounds; or, A Virginian at Melton Mowbray

Wagstaff-Schiff Copy of the Rare First

The Quorndon Hounds; or, A Virginian at Melton Mowbray.

Philadelphia: Getz, Buck & Co, 1852.

First edition. Illustrated by the author. [2] ff. (blanks), Pp. [1]-173, [174, blank], [4, ads],[4] ff. (blanks). 1 vols. Sm 8vo. Wagstaff-Schiff Copy of the Rare First. Original evergreen cloth, lettered on spine, boards ruled in blind. Extremities rubbed, some spotting to covers, some foxing and dampstaining, despite these blemishes a more than acceptable copy of a rare book. Gift inscription from David Wagstaff to W.E. Freeman Oct.13, 1920, at Tuxedo Park en route to the Forester Pageant in Warwick, N.Y. Bookplate of John M. Schiff and another, Half morocco slipcase and chemise. Van Winkle, pp. 44-47; BAL 8132; Wright II-1173; Biscotti, Six Centuries of Foxhunting, p. 181. Item #261251

Nice copy of the rare first edition of Herbert’s classic work, in original cloth, with excellent twentieth-century provenance.

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