Horse-Lovers

By: Brooke, Geoffrey, Lieutenant-Colonel

Price: $35.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


4th printing of the first edition in navy blue cloth covered boards with red title spine. Spine ends bumped, tips still sharp showing negligible color loss but no broken threads. Darling personal bookplate on frt pastedown, else the 355 pp text is crisp, clean and not foxed. Includes fold-out map in rear and 31 black & white line illustrations by 'Snaffles' or Mr. Charlie Johnson Payne, within. DJ in new mylar is a professional facsimile that shows loss of title on backstrip but displays well from the front w/color illustration of a dark horse hanging his head over the half stall door in the barn. The US Charles Scribner's edition had a frontispiece that matched the dj image, this publication did not come with a color frontispiece. A humorous novel of the period concerning horses, hounds, foxhunting and madcap riders. Contents include: Geese and Swans/ Under the Hammer/ The Potts' Ancestral Home/ Billy Lines' Hounds Meet at Kingsmeade/ Snow in November/ Rushworth/ "The Four Fiddlers"/ Reading Between the Lines/ Dick/ A Mixed Pack/ Honeysuckle Hall/ The Dalebrook Harriers/ A Mixed Bag/ The Kingsmede Shoot// "The Big Three Again/ The Run of the Season/ A Long Hack Home/ The Joys of Anticipation/ The Long Arm of Coincidence/ Misunderstanding/ The Last Day of the Season.

Title: Horse-Lovers

Author Name: Brooke, Geoffrey, Lieutenant-Colonel

Illustrator: Snaffles (Charlie Johnson Payne)

Categories: FOX HUNTING,

Publisher: London, Constable & Co., LTD.: 1930

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good +

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7

Seller Id: 46899

Keywords: Fox Hunting, Foxhunting, Field Sports, Horse, Horses,