Hunting Reminiscences

By: Nimrod (Charles James Apperley)

Price: $75.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good+


First edition, solid reading copy in green leather over green cloth boards with ruled gilt trim. Five raised bands with gilt embellished panels on somewhat sunned spine. Corners & spine ends bumped and rubbed, gutters starting 1 inch at head and foot, still looks great on the shelf. Marbled end papers, inner hinge split but page block holding fine. 332 pp. Former copy of Dr. William J. Lay M.F.H. w/ownership sig on preliminary page. 32 illustrations, including 9 hunting maps with vignettes at head. Apperley's "expert knowledge and social status made him an invaluable recruit to the sporting press of the time, and he may even be said to have created the role of gentleman hunting correspondent. Writing at first under various pseudonyms (Acastus, Eques, and A), he published his first article for the Sporting Magazine as Nimrod in January 1822 and he subsequently usually used that nom de plume. For five seasons, from 1824 to 1828, he was the magazine's official representative, with a contract that gave him

Title: Hunting Reminiscences

Author Name: Nimrod (Charles James Apperley)

Illustrator: Illustrated

Categories: FOX HUNTING,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Rudolph Ackermann: 1843

Binding: Fine Leather Binding

Book Condition: Good+

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Fine Leather Binding

Size: 4to - over 9

Seller Id: 40541

Keywords: FOX HUNTING, FOXHUNTING, FIELD & BLOOD SPORTS, FOXHOUNDS, HUNTSMAN, M.F.H., KENNELS, FINE LEATHER BINDING.,