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Herbert, Henry William
The Quorndon Hounds; or, A Virginian at Melton Mowbray
Getz, Buck & Co, Philadelphia, 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. Nice copy of the rare first edition of Herbert's classic work, in original cloth, with excellent twentieth-century provenance. Van Winkle, pp. 44-47; BAL 8132; Wright II-1173; Biscotti, Six Centuries of Foxhunting, p. 181 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 Illustrated by the author. [2] ff. (blanks), Pp. [1]-173, [174, blank], [4, ads],[4] ff. (blanks). 1 vols. Sm 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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