1908. Item #15120
Higginson, A. Henry; Julian Ingersoll Chamberlain. The Hunts of the United States and Canada: Their Masters, Hounds and Histories. Boston: Frank L. Wiles 1908. 200p + many photos (chiefly of various MFH's). Good hardcover; no d.j. (as issued?). Frontispiece and guardsheet quite foxed; margins lightly foxed throughout. Spine faded; binding very sturdy, which is unusual for this book. One of 500 copies, printed by letterpress in red and black. ** Informative chapters on ca. 60 hunts of North America active at the turn of the 20th century. An impressive achievement, given that "most of the packs have been in existence a comparatively short time and many of them have kept no records at all." Heavy; shipping/handling may be extra. Please keep this in mind when ordering.