Men, Horses and Hunting

By: Dixon, William Scarth

Price: $35.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in red cloth with gilt title spine and publishers blindstamped urn in circle on rear board. 333 pp with vintage bookstore sticker on ft of rear pastdn. Tidy name on fep: Dr. William Lay, former MFH of Oakbrook Hounds, IL. B/w photo frontis of Dixon and 8 other full page b/w photo plates within showing steeplechases, close ups of locals: Father O'Flynn: winner of the Grand National and other shots. Top edge of pg block dyed red, others uncut. Some foxing on margins of preliminaries, internals clean. Chapters include: Some Childhoods Memories/ School Days and School Ways/ Early Farming Days/ Hunting in Cleveland/ A Few Years of Farming/ Racing and Some Country Incidents/ Breed Societies and Journalism/ Bohemia/ Greyhound Coursing/ A Political Digression/ Amongst Yorkshire Farms/ York as a Centre/ Round the Shows/ Hunting/ The Melbourne Hall Run/ Some Horsemen: In the Saddle and On The Box/ Amongst the Ponies/ On the Flat and Between the Flags/ In the Breezy North and Across the Sea.

Title: Men, Horses and Hunting

Author Name: Dixon, William Scarth

Illustrator: Photo Frontis

Categories: FOX HUNTING,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1931

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7

Seller Id: 40009

Keywords: FOX HUNTING, FOXHUNTING, FOXHOUNDS, FIELD SPORTS, MFH, HUNTSMEN, BLOOD COUNTRY PURSUITS, HUNTING HISTORY, MEMOIRS, REMINISCENSES, STEEPLECHASING, GREYHOUND COURSING, YORKSHIRE, HORSE SHOWS, GRAND NATIONAL,