Item #43359 The Meynellian Science or Fox Hunting Upon System. Hugo Meynell, John HAWKES.

The Meynellian Science or Fox Hunting Upon System.

N.p: Privately Printed for Ernest R. Gee [at the Press of August Becker, Brooklyn], 1926.

Price: $200.00

About the item

Reprint of the London edition of 1848. Frontispiece portrait by Gordon Ross, title-page vignette of a foxhound. 1 vols. 8vo. Original cloth-backed boards. Fine. Frazier M-6-a; Siegel p. 182 (note); Biscotti, Six Centuries of Foxhunting, p. 176-8.

Item #43359

While there is disagreement as to whether this volume is one of the Derrydale Press works Frazier states: “But the book and its design, paper, binding, and style, are so obviously Derrydale in spirit and influence, that one has only to put it side by side with Connett’s American Trout Streams … produced the same year, 1926, or Connett’s own Magic Hours, produced the following year, to see how this book and the books of the Press came together...”.