Item #31096 SPORTS & ANECDOTES OF BYGONE DAYS. C. T. S. Birch Reynardson.


London: Chapman & Hall, Limited, 1887.

1st Edition. Hardcover. First edition. 8vo. Half blue Morocco. Gilt lettered, 5 raised bands with smart gilt devices in each compartment; horn, cap, fox, casting fly & hound. Marbled endpapers & edges. A handsome copy [minor scuffs] with chromolithographic frontispiece & title page, & a further five chromolithographic plates. Hunting & fishing ( trout ) & period stories. General Grosvenor's reply to his buyer's request for a refund for the half-blind horse the General sold him " Dear Convers, - If the horse had not eyes, you had. / Yours Truly, T. Grosvenor". - p65. An excellent example.

Item #31096    Price: US$295.00