London, South Kensington
23 March 2005
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BECKFORD, Peter. Thoughts upon Hare and Fox Hunting, London: for Vernor and Hood, 1796. 8°. 20 engraved plates by Cook and Howitt (some spotting). Contemporary Etruscan panelled calf gilt by or in the style of Edwards of Halifax, inlay of a fox at centre of both covers, compartments of spine decorated with alternating vase and hunting horn, blue title-label, gilt edges (spine and a few extremities a little rubbed). Schwerdt I, p.56. Third edition.
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