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    [Sporting Books]. Peter Beckford. Thoughts upon Hare and Fox Hunting, ... London: 1796. First illustrated edition.

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    [Sporting Books]. Peter Beckford. Thoughts upon Hare and Fox Hunting, in a Series of Letters to a Friend... Also an Account of the Most Celebrated Dog Kennels in the Kingdom. London: Vernor and Hood, 1796. First illustrated edition.

    Octavo. [xvi], 340 pages. With twenty engraved plates (including frontispiece) inserted throughout. Nineteenth century quarter brown calf over marbled boards, vellum tips on corners, spine ruled in gilt in compartments, burgundy gilt morocco lettering label, five raised bands. Minor rubbing to binding, upper corner on front board bent outward a bit, very minor occasional thumbsoiling in text and plates. Lower corner of front free endpaper chipped. A bright, fine copy. With the armorial bookplate of James Colquhoun of Luss, Bart., with ink note on bookplate.



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