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    Three Books on Fox-Hunting, including: I. H. G. George Carter. Hound and Horn. 1885. [and:] Pennell Elmhirst. Fox-Hound, Forest, and Prairie. 1892. [and:] J. Stanley Reeve. Foxhunting Recollections. 1928. All first editions, all very good.

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    This lot contains: I. H. G. George Carter. Hound and Horn; or, The Life and Recollections of George Carter, the Great Huntsman. London: Simpkin, Marshall, & Co., 1885. First edition. Small octavo. viii, 107 pages. Portrait frontispiece. Original gilt-stamped red cloth with black borders. Floral endpapers. Top edge gilt. Binding very slightly cocked. Small white spot to rear board. Spine sunned. Very good. [and:] Pennell Elmhirst. Fox-Hound, Forest, and Prairie. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1892. First edition. Octavo. xv, 584 pages. Illustrated by J. Sturgess and J. Marshman, including four full-page hand-colored plates. Original red cloth boards with beveled edges; gilt lettering and black-stamped pictorial front board. Yellow endpapers. Spine sunned. Occasional foxing. A handsome book in very good condition. [and:] J. Stanley Reeve. Foxhunting Recollections, A Journal of the Radnor Hounds and Other Packs. Philadelphia and London: J. B. Lippincott, 1928. First edition. 320 pages. Introduction by Henry G. Vaughan. Color frontispiece and sixteen illustrations. Original gilt-stamped red cloth. Illustrated endpapers. Wear to board edges and spine ends. Front hinge cracked; binding a little loose and very slightly cocked. Dust jacket sunned. Very good.



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