The Harboro' Country

By: Simpson, Charles

Price: $35.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


Original oatmeal colored linen with green titles very clean and bright but a bit loose (rippled) on rear board. No water damage seen inside. Upper tips bumped, lower tips still sharp.Text tight and bright w/tidy name on fep and light foxing on endpps. Advertisements at the end of the book. 24 beautiful colour plates and 52 black and white illustrations by the author. Includes Combe's large folding map of Leicestershire and the surrounding country. introduction by Lord Stalbridge, Joint Master of the Fernie Hunt. 240 pp. A stunning book of one of the most breathtaking hunting countries in the world. Oversized post required for priority and international destinations. Chapters include: PART I: MARKET HARBOROUGH: To Naseby Field / A Hundred Years After / Harborough Town / The Great Days of Quorn Country / Whyte Melville. PART II: THE BILLESDON HUNT: The Division of the Country / Skeffington Hall / Tailby's Hunting Journal 1864-1872 / The Last Six Seasons / The Old School and The New. PART III: THE FERNIE HUNT: Fernie of Keythorpe / Some Great Runs / Monday Country - Peatling Magna and Wistow / Wistow Hall / Monday Country (con't) Gumley and the Laughton Hills / Thursday Country - Rolleston and Noseley / The Langtons / Friday-Saturday Country / Great Bowden / Index of Place Names.

Title: The Harboro' Country

Author Name: Simpson, Charles

Illustrator: Illustrated

Categories: FOX HUNTING,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head: 1927

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Size: 4to - over 9

Seller Id: 26053

Keywords: FOXHUNTING, FOX HUNTING; MARKET HARBOROUGH, THE BILLESDON HUNT, FERNIE HUNT; QUORN HUNT,