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Nimrod's Hunting Tours; Interspersed with characteristic anecdotes, sayings, and doings of sporting men,… by  Charles J.] Nimrod [Apperley - Hardcover - 1926 - from Blind Horse Books [ABAA - FABA] (SKU: 009673)

Nimrod's Hunting Tours; Interspersed with characteristic anecdotes, sayings, and doings of sporting men, including notices of the principal crack riders of England, to which are added Nimrod's letters on riding to hounds, with analytical contents and general index of names

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Nimrod's Hunting Tours; Interspersed with characteristic anecdotes, sayings, and doings of sporting men, including notices of the principal crack riders of England, to which are added Nimrod's letters on riding to hounds, with analytical contents and general index of names

by Nimrod [Apperley, Charles J.]

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London: John Lane The Bodley Head Limited, 1926. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illustrations by Numerous Contemporary Artists.
The author contributed to The Sporting Magazine, eventually his stories would be published in book form depicting themes related to fox hunting & horses.

First Edition, Thus. A New Edition with an Introduction by W. Shaw Sparrow and Twenty-Four Illustrations in Colour and Half-tone after Ben Marshall, Henry Alken, Wolstenholme, R. B. Davis. Wm. Webb, H. D. Chalon, James Ward, R.A., etc. [First Published in 1838]; 25.5cm.; 10.25 inches tall; v-xx, 294 pages with index of principle names; 1 page of publisher adverts. color frontispiece, plates (some color) folded map.

Publisher's Red cloth. Titles in stamped guilt. Top edge stained red, others deckled. Printed on Laid-paper, Illustrated with 24 color plates, additional b/w plates and drawings. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Spine has moderate sun-darkening.

REF: Nevill, 23 "A Principle Sporting Book"; Higginson: 52; Smith: 400; ODNB; DWB; Biscotti: 22.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
009673
Title
Nimrod's Hunting Tours; Interspersed with characteristic anecdotes, sayings, and doings of sporting men, including notices of the principal crack riders of England, to which are added Nimrod's letters on riding to hounds, with analytical contents and general index of names
Author
Nimrod [Apperley, Charles J.]
Illustrator
Illustrations by Numerous Contemporary Artists
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
John Lane The Bodley Head Limited
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1926
Keywords
Fox Hunting; Hunters, England; Hunt riding; English Country Life; British Isles
Bookseller catalogs
Travel, Geography & Exploration;
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