When old books come back on the market they can once again scatter, travel, make people happy and nourish the passion for books.

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West Coast Rare Books

West Coast Rare Books

Westport / Ireland

Beckford, Thoughts on Hunting in a Series of Familiar Letters to a Friend.

Beckford, Thoughts on Hunting in a Series of Familiar Letters to a Friend.

Beckford, William. Thoughts on Hunting in a Series of Familiar Letters to a Friend. Illustrated by Plates, from original Paintings, engraved by Mr. John Scott. Albion Press and Vernor, Hood and Sharpe, 1810. 21 x 13 cm. vi, 312 pages. Frontispiece, Illustrated title page, main title with vignette (see images). With nine Plates, incl. one folding Plate. Half black morocco over marbled boards. Marbled end papers and edges. Gilt decorations and title. Raised bands. Very good condition. Minor shelf wear, rubbing and bumping. Edges dust dulled. Small bookseller label on front paste down. Mildly foxed and age darkened. A nice copy in an attractive binding.

Our price: EUR 200,-- 

Beckford, Thoughts on Hunting in a Series of Familiar Letters to a Friend.
Beckford, Thoughts on Hunting in a Series of Familiar Letters to a Friend.
Beckford, Thoughts on Hunting in a Series of Familiar Letters to a Friend.
Beckford, Thoughts on Hunting in a Series of Familiar Letters to a Friend.
Beckford, Thoughts on Hunting in a Series of Familiar Letters to a Friend.
Beckford, Thoughts on Hunting in a Series of Familiar Letters to a Friend.

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When old books come back on the market they can once again scatter, travel, make people happy and nourish the passion for books.