Nimrod's Hunting Tours; Interspersed with characteristic anecdotes, sayings, and doings of sporting men, including notices of the principal crack riders of England, to which are added Nimrod's letters on riding to hounds, with analytical contents and general index of names.

By: Nimrod [Apperley, Charles J.]

Price: $195.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


First Edition, Thus. A New Edition with an Introduction by W. Shaw Sparrow and Twenty-Four Illustrations in Colour and Half-tone after Ben Marshall, Henry Alken, Wolstenholme, R. B. Davis. Wm. Webb, H. D. Chalon, James Ward, R.A., etc. [First Published in 1838] -------- 25.5cm.; 10.25 inches tall; v-xx, 294 pages with index of principle names; 1 page of publisher adverts. color frontispiece, plates (some color) folded map. Publisher's Red cloth. Titles in stamped guilt. Top edge stained red, others deckled. Printed on Laid-paper, Illustrated with 24 color plates, additional b/w plates and drawings. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Spine has moderate sun-darkening. -------- The author contributed to The Sporting Magazine, eventually his stories would be published in book form depicting themes related to fox hunting & horses. ------ REF: Nevill, 23 "A Principle Sporting Book"; Higginson: 52; Smith: 400; ODNB; DWB; Biscotti: 22

Title: Nimrod's Hunting Tours; Interspersed with characteristic anecdotes, sayings, and doings of sporting men, including notices of the principal crack riders of England, to which are added Nimrod's letters on riding to hounds, with analytical contents and general index of names.

Author Name: Nimrod [Apperley, Charles J.]

Illustrator: Numerous Contemporary Artists

Categories: 19th CENTURY LITERATURE and WORKS, Travel, Geography & Exploration, Sports; Leisure; Hobbies, Gardening, Crafts,

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head Limited,: 1926

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Seller ID: 009673

Keywords: Fox Hunting; Hunters -- England; Hunt riding -- England.,