Dixon, William Scarth. Hunting in the Olden Days. London, Constable, 1912. Large 8vo. XIII, 386 pp. With frontispiece in heliography + 89 illustrations (counted as 84) mostly after engravings + paintings, but also photographs, on 66 especially buff art paper plates. Orig. h. leather with gilt back + covers. Gilt top edge. Two sides uncut.
Not in Schwerdt, there only two other titles. – Title in red + black. – On Antique de Luxe hand-made paper. – With bibliography (3 pp.) + index (12 pp.). – Back paled into medium brown, the green cloth covers somewhat spotted.
Offer no. 14,356 / EUR 199. (c. US$ 230.) + shipping
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