Tipperary The People The Horses The Hounds A Celebration in Words and Pictures

By: MacEwan, Michael, et al

Price: $200.00

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Book Condition: Fine


Gift quality first edition hardcover in exceptionally, clean, crisp and unmarked condition. Black paper covered boards with bright gilt spine title. Tips and spine ends sharp, hinge papers fine, binding tight, 208 pp. text clean. Original, colorful, un-clipped (and un-priced) dust jacket has color loss/ rubbing at tips but no closed tears or chips. Profusely illustrated by several contributors, filled with color and b/w photos throughout. Follow the hunt, the year round and learn the history and development of the Tipperary Hunt from earliest times to the present day including extra-curricular activities such as hunter trials, hunt chases, point-to-points, show jumping, pony and puppy shows. More photos available for the asking. Anna Sewell was born on March 30, 1820 in Yarmouth, Norfolk, England. She was raised a Quaker by her father, a bank manager and her mother, a children's novelist. At the age of fourteen, Anna hurt her knee during a fall and the injury never healed properly. Even though she could not walk well, she could still ride horses and drive a horse drawn buggy. It was this form of freedom that sparked in her great concern for the often horrible treatment of horses she witnessed on her day-to-day outings. Her book was not written as a bedtime story for children, Anna intended it for adults who worked daily with horses such as: cab drivers, delivery men, draft & work horse owners moving agriculture products, etc., with the aim being: 'To induce kindness, sympathy, and humane treatment of horses' (Mrs Bayly, 272). Sewell wrote the story from the viewpoint of the horse, in first 'horse' person. In spite of her ill health, she finished her book and sold it to her mother's publisher: Jarrold and Sons of London, for

Title: Tipperary The People The Horses The Hounds A Celebration in Words and Pictures

Author Name: MacEwan, Michael, et al

Illustrator: Des McCheane, et al

Categories: FOX HUNTING,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Book Consult, Cashman Projects Ltd.: 2003

ISBN Number: 095461500X

ISBN Number 13: 9780954615000

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7

Seller Id: 47095

Keywords: Fox-hunting, Fox Hunting, Tipperary Ireland, Irish Sporting History, Landed gentry, farmer hunters, Landowners, Community traditions,