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Hunting Songs, Ballads, &c
J Seacome and Baldwin and Cradock., Bridge-Sr Row; Chester. and Paternoster Row, London. 1834 - Bridge-Sr Row; Chester. and Paternoster Row, London.: J Seacome and Baldwin and Cradock., 1834 With Illustrations. 1st ed, 13 pls, 9 woodcuts. In faded maroon cloth, corners and edges bumped and worn. Spine relaid, no title. Internally, endpages a little grubby, no inscriptions, half title and coloured frontis present, [4], [1], 2-47 pp, 13 pls (1 coloured) 9 woodcuts, printed by T Griffith, Grosvenor-Street, Chester, lithographs by T&W Crane, Chester. There are only 4 copies at UK institutions WorldCat). Warburton, Rowland Eyles Egerton, fox-hunter and poet, whose social background and education provided the perfect basis for his reputation as a poet of the hunting field, and he was known as the poet laureate of the Tarporley Hunt Club. He wrote verses for pleasure and for the enjoyment of his fellow huntsmen, and his Hunting Songs, first published in 1834, ran to eight editions in his lifetime. His style was humorous and jolly, reflecting the close social companionship of the hunt. See ODNB. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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