The Silver Horn and other Sporting Tales
Lyon Mississippi: The Derrydale Press, 1991. Illustrations by J. Alden Twachtman. Limited Edition. A Fine Hardcover. Limited Edition of 2500 copies. Illustrations by J. Alden Twachtman First published by Derrydale in 1932, this volume of short stories by Gordon Grand is widely recognized as the best foxhunting fiction ever published and introduces Grand's famous fictional character Colonel John Weatherford and his foxhunting adventures. The warm and humorous stories are ideal for fireside reading for young and old.
Red leather, Gilt titles and front decoration, all edges gilt; pictorial color endpages. 8vo, 9.5 inches tall; 229 pages. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality; Unread.
Fine / No Jacket. Item #014546
Gordon Grand was a successful New York businessman who rode with the Millbrook Hunt, was widely praised for his literary accomplishments is widely considered a recognized authority on the background and tradition of American fox-hunting and one of the very best and most accomplished sporting writers.
Ref: Biscotti, Six Centuries of Foxhunting,160; Sporting Books, 165; Drawing Covert, Blog