London, South Kensington
1 September 2008
Nimrod's Songs of the Chace; The Best Collection of Hunting Songs ever presented to the lovers of that delightful sport. With an animated description of a fox-chace. London: William Holland, 1788. 8°, large folding engraved frontispiece of a stag hunt near Windsor, with final advertisement leaf (top margin of frontispiece cropped with partial loss of heading, title and following few leaves spotted, occasional thumb-soiling), contemporary half calf (rubbed, restoration to spine). Provenance: W. Kibbey (stamp on pastedown).
RARE. According to ESTC online, there is only one copy in the British Library, one in the National Library of Ireland, and one copy in North America (Folger). Mellon/Podeschi 68; Schwerdt II, p.44.
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