Present from a Prince
The Life of a Sportsman. By Nimrod.
London: Kegan Paul, 1914.
With 36 colored plates after the original illustrations by Henry Alken. 401 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Present from a Prince. Half red morocco and cloth, spine gilt, t.e.g. Near fine (front joint a little rubbed) Tooley 65 (1st edition, 1842); Biscotti, Six Centuries of Foxhunting, p. 18. Item #301017
Handsome standard edition of this classic sporting work, with the small engraved card of Prince Dimitri de Russie (1901-1980, nephew of tsar Nicholas II), and his handwritten birthday wishes, “Many happy returns of the day, and best wishes Dimitri” [with a flourish].
Price: $375.00 Free Domestic Delivery