Lot 405: 7 Vols: THOUGHTS ON HUNTING..., BAILY'S, 1 other.
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [Hunting] 3 Titles (7 Vols). ++ Peter Beckford. THOUGHTS ON HUNTING. In a Series of Familiar Letters to a Friend. Sarum: Printed by E. Easton: Sold by P. Elmsley/ R. Law/ J. Robson, et. al., 1784. 3 plates (frontis, 1 architectural profile, and 1 floorplan). , 360 pp. Sm. 4to. Dark leather, gilt dentelle on turn ins. Marbled edges and eps. Covers separated despite reinforcement of hinges. Handwritten owners label mounted to front pastedown (first name is illegible, but possibly Erin Vardon/ March 24. 1846.) Interior foxed (most noticeable on plates). ++ Nimrod. THE CHACE, THE TURF, AND THE ROAD. Lon: John Murray, 1837. Ads March 1837. 14 plates. Plate list gives the right number of plates, but not the correct locations. Plates feel brittle in inner margin, frontis separated, some have slight edgewear from untrimmed fore and tail edges. Orig green cloth decorated in blind and gilt. Spine and corners worn, loss at crown. Plates a little toned. ++ BAILYS MAGAZINE. Vol XIV (Oct. 1867 - Apr. 1868); in 1 volume. A. H. Bailey & Co. Early ½ leather and marbled board. Edge/surface wear to leather, a little foxing. ++ BAILYS MAGAZINE OF SPORTS AND PASTIMES. Vols 49-51 (Mar. 1888-June 1889). Lon: Vinton and Co. Blue cloth decorated in blind and gilt. Very good. ++ BAILYS MAGAZINE OF SPORTS & PASTIMES. Vol 92 (July-Dec. 1909). Lon: Vinton and Co., Early red half leather and marbled board. Covers insecure, text very good. ++ 8vo. Sold with all faults.