Collected works, History, Illustrated, Sport, games & pastimes - Quantity: 1 - Book
|Object:||Book (More lots)|
|Number of Books:||1|
|Subject:||Collected works, History, Illustrated, Sport, games & pastimes|
|Author/ Illustrator:||Robert T. Vyner|
|Book Title:||Notitia Venatica, a treatise on fox-hunting|
|Publication year oldest item:||1892|
|Publisher:||John C. Nimmo, London|
|Number of pages:||406|
NOTITIA VENATICA A TREATISE ON FOX-HUNTING EMBRACING THE GENERAL MANAGEMENT OF HOUNDS - ROBERT T. VYNER
REVISED, CORRECTED, AND ENLARGED BY WILLIAM C. A. BLEW, M.A.
WITH 12 ILLUSTRATIONS BY HENRY ALKEN AND OTHERS.
COLOURED BY HAND
JOHN C. NIMMO, LONDON
From the Introduction to the 1st edition (1841). “In these degenerate days, when the so-called improvements in our social system, and in the state and appearance of the country, have well-nigh put a stop to our sports and pleasures in the fields, it may seem ill-timed to bring forward a work on a subject which appears to be fast declining in general estimation. I am aware that it is so, but, being a devoted admirer of all connected with field sports, I have endeavoured to rescue the science from oblivion, by giving in the following pages my experience in the chase, ..”
27 x 18 cm. xxii + 406 pp + 12 colour plates. Top edge gilt.
Very good + condition, small dent to cloth on the spine, also a little light ware at extremities. Previous owner's small name stamp on front pastedown and half title, some light foxing to preliminaries, index and page edges, some offsetting from 4 of the plates, otherwise very clean and tidy, binding firm, all plates present. An attractive copy, much better than average.
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