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Thoughts on Hunting. In a series of familiar letters to a Friend by Beckford Peter - First Edition - 1781 - from George Jeffery Books (SKU: 096509)

Thoughts on Hunting. In a series of familiar letters to a Friend

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Thoughts on Hunting. In a series of familiar letters to a Friend

by Beckford Peter

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  • hardcover
  • First
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About This Item

London: Printed by E. Easton : Sold by P. Elmsley in the Strand; J. Ridley, St. James's Street; London and W. Sollers, Blandford, Sarum, 1781. Book measures 8 x 6 1/2 inches. Collation, [8],334pp, engraved frontis, 2 full page plates, half title present. Bound by Zaehnsdorf in full calf, raised bands, gilt rule line on boards, inner gilt lines, marble endpapers. Probably bound 60 plus years ago. Calf slighly faded on spine, light faded marking on boards,[ probably polish ]. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages in good clean condition. A very nice well bound copy. . First Edition. Very Good Plus. Small Quarto.

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bookseller
George Jeffery Books GB (GB)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
096509
Title
Thoughts on Hunting. In a series of familiar letters to a Friend
Author
Beckford Peter
Book condition
Used - Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed by E. Easton : Sold by P. Elmsley in the Strand; J. Ridley, St. James's Street; London and W. Sollers, Blandford, Sa
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1781
Keywords
Zaehnsdorf Binding .Peter Beckford. Hunting.
Bookseller catalogs
Leather Bindings; Sport; Antiquarian;
Size
Small Quarto

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About George Jeffery Books

We are a long established company dealing in second-hand, out of print and antiquarian books on all subjects. We are based in Hertfordshire, just 2 miles north of Junction 25 of the M25. We are members of the PBFA and exhibit at a large number of their fairs across the UK. We also exhibit in London at least twice a month at the Russell and Royal National Hotels, and regularly exhibit at H&D fairs in the South East, we also organise a monthly Fair at the Royal National Hotel, this fair has exhibitors specialising in books, maps, prints and ephemera. Please contact us for any further details.

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spine
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First Edition
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