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Cross Country With Horse and Hound by Frank Peer - Signed First Edition - 1902 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA and

Cross Country With Horse and Hound

by Frank Peer

Condition: Fair

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1902. First Edition. Pictorial boards. Fair. J. Crawford Wood. A fair to good first edition signed by the author on the USS Minnehaha, August 30, 1903. Red cloth pictorial boards with title in white. Title has worn away in part of the words "Cross Country." Head and tail of spine showng a tear and heavy shelf wear, spine cover starting to seperate at rear joint. Rubbing to joints.Corners bumped. Cream end papers unmarked. No foxing. Previous owner's inscription and author's inscription inked on first free blank leaf. Frontis tissue protects a beautiful color litho of a hound. Deckle fore and bottom edge, top edge gilt. Binding is solid and square. Illustrated with litho plates, some in color. 352 pp. Large octavo, 7 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches tall.

  • Bookseller: Uncommon Works, IOBA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 309
  • Title: Cross Country With Horse and Hound
  • Author: Frank Peer
  • Illustrator:J. Crawford Wood
  • Format/binding:Pictorial boards
  • Book condition: Used - Fair
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1902
  • Keywords: equestrian, horse, riding, hunting, foxes, hounds, english, horseback, minnehaha


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