WITH HOUND AND TERRIER IN THE FIELD: HUNTING REMINISCENCES. By Alys F.  Serrell. Edited by Frances Slaughter.

WITH HOUND AND TERRIER IN THE FIELD: HUNTING REMINISCENCES. By Alys F. Serrell. Edited by Frances Slaughter.

HUNTING POEMS. By G.J. Whyte-Melville. With sixteen illustrations in  colour by G.D. Giles.

HUNTING POEMS. By G.J. Whyte-Melville. With sixteen illustrations in colour by G.D. Giles.

ESSAYS ON HUNTING... By William Blane, Esq. A new edition.

(1781) 1788 new edition. 8vo (139 x 214mm). Ppxxvii,138,20 + 11pp publisher's catalogue. Not illustrated. Full early calf binding, gilt ruled border to upper board, spine titled and decorated in gilt with black title labels.

Full title:- "Essays on Hunting: Containing a philosophical enquiry into the nature and properties of the scent; and observations on the different kinds of hounds, with the manner of training them. Also directions for the choice of a hunter; the qualifications requisite for a huntsman; and other general rules to be observed in every contingency incident to the chace. With an introduction, describing the method of hare-hunting, practised by the Greeks. A new edition: With a supplement, containing an account of the Vizier's manner of hunting in the Mogul Empire. By William Blane, Esq. London: Printed for John Stockdale, opposite Burlington-house, Piccadilly; and T. Baker, Southampton". The supplement referred to on the title-page has a separate pagination (pp20) as well as its own title-page - "An account of the hunting excursions of Asoph ul Doulah, Vizer of the Mogul Empire, and Nabob of Oude. By William Blane, Esq; Who attended in these excursions in the years 1785 and 1786". Beneath this is the printer's name (John Stockdale, London) together with the publication date of 1788 in Roman numerals.
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Author Blane (William).
Book Code 46484
ISBN No ISBN
Book Description Re-cased with later marbled end-papers, title label slightly chipped but a very good copy of a scarce book. Armorial bookplate of Francis Vaughan-Williams.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1788
Publisher Printed for John Stockdale and T. Baker.
Place Piccadilly and Southampton.