Reminiscences of a Huntsman … a new Edition with Illustrations.

London and New York, R. & R. Clark for Edward Arnold, 1897.

8vo, pp. [2 (blank)], xix, [3], 344, with colour frontispiece and 13 plates (of which 5 in colour with tissue guards); likely lacking one guard; a very good copy in publisher’s half vellum with marbled sides, gilt red morocco lettering-piece to spine, top-edge gilt, others unopened, green endpapers; very slightly dust-stained, end-caps lightly bumped.


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Second edition, with John Leech’s original four illustrations and a further ten by G.H. Jalland. Hunting anecdotes by the controversial Grantley Firtzhardinge Berkeley (1800–1881), first published two years after his early retirement from politics following defeat at the general election of 1852.

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