Hounds and Hunting Through the Ages ... with an Introduction by the Earl of Lonsdale.
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1928.
Ross, Gordon. First edition, copy 18 of 50 copies of the deluxe edition on van Gelder paper (from a total edition of 750). Hand colored frontispiece portrait of the author by Gordon Ross, in addition to numerous other illustrations in color and black and white. xviii, 272 pp. 1 vols. 4to 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches (31.5 X 24 cm). Full scarlet morocco, gilt decorations of a stylized hound running through foliage, title on upper cover, top edge gilt. Red morocco-backed clamshell case Siegel 15; Frazier T-2-D; Biscotti p. 432; Biscotti, Six Centuries of Foxhunting, pp. 370-71. Item #313002
An outstanding work, "the first of the big, beautiful Derrydale Deluxes. It was a model for many of the ones that followed" (Frazier)
Original price was $100.
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