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The Analysis of the Hunting Field. being a Series of Sketches of the principal Characters that compose One. The Whole forming a slight Souvenir of the Season 1845-6. With Coloured Plates and Illustrations in the Text by H. Alken. 500 COPIES WERE PRINTED
Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1903 - Roy. 8vo., First Edition thus, LARGE PAPER, with fine coloured frontispiece (original tissue guard captioned in red present), illustrated and printed titles, 12 fine coloured plates (all original tissue guards captioned in red present), and numerous monochrome illustrations in the text; most handsomely bound in red half morocco BY HENRY YOUNG OF LIVERPOOL, watered red silk boards ruled in gilt, back with five raised bands ruled in gilt, second compartment lettered in gilt, all other compartments tooled in gilt with sporting images, gilt top, marbled endpapers, fore-edge very faintly spotted else a splendid copy ideal as a gift or for presentation. EDITION LIMITED TO 500 COPIES. The binding is signed on front free endpaper verso. Sumptuous edition of a sporting classic in elegantly themed contemporary binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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