LIFE OF A SPORTSMAN - Nimrod [Charles Apperley] + 36 Plates by Henry Alken, 1914
LIFE OF A SPORTSMAN by Nimrod [Charles Apperley] + 36 Colored Steel Engraved Plates by Henry Alken, 1914 HC
Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trudner and Co., London (1914)
Dark green boards with gilt decorations and writing; 400 pages (10.5"x7"). The boards and binding are solid and tight save for minor shelf-wear as well as wear to upper portion of spine. Ex libris paste-down on inside front board. The pages and illustrations are crisp, colorful and clean save for light foxing on the inside blank page and a very light spot of foxing on the top of the frontis piece. All steel engravings retain their original tissue paper covers. A solid good copy of the adventures in fox hunting by a well known 19th century English author. A beautiful and large book, with stunning engravings.