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Thoughts on Hunting. In a Series of Familiar Letters to a Friend.

By: Beckford, Peter

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd: 1951

Edition: Eigth Edition

Seller Id: 38746

Condition: Very Good


Bright red hardcover with gilt lettering has light color loss along spine and tips are lightly bumped. Price clipped dj is professionally reproduced. 220 pages are yellowed with age but have crisp text and no tears. A great sportsman and famous master of hounds, Peter Beckford gives an accurate description of the sport of hunting in 'Thoughts on Hunting'. View more info

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Thoughts Upon Hunting In A Series of Familiar Letters To A Friend. Presentation Copy Dated 1880 From Lord Charles Beresford to Mr. Frank Gillard. Former Copy of Dr. William Lay M.F.H.

By: Beckford, Peter Esq.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, James Toovey: 1879

Seller Id: 40521

Condition: Good


Sir Peter Beckford (1740-1811) writer and avid huntsman penned: Familiar letters from Italy, to a friend in England (2 vols., 1805), Thoughts upon hunting, in a series of familiar letters to a friend, 1781, Thoughts upon Hare and Fox Hunting, in a series of letters to a friend, 1781, and Thoughts on Fox Hunting, published 1791. Red cloth boards with black ruled borders and hunt cap/crossed whips on frt bd. Gilt fox mask and crossed whips/spurs and title on backstrip ... View more info

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Thoughts on Hunting In a Series of Familiar Letters to a Friend

By: Beckford, Peter; Intro and Notes by Paget, J. Otho; Foreword by Michael Clayton

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1993

Seller Id: 40180

ISBN: 0851313671

Condition: Near Fine


Grey hardcover with gilt lettering has lightly bumped spine ends, tips sharp, 220 pp text flawless. No names, tears or soil, not exlib. Unclipped dj has matching bumped spine ends but displays well in new mylar. A great sportsman and famous Master of Hounds, Peter Beckfords' book is a gift quality foundation volume for any sporting library. View more info