Alken, Henry. Item #13584
Vyner, Robert T. Notitia Venatica: A Treatise on Fox-Hunting. Embracing the general management of hounds and the diseases of dogs:... London: Rudolph Ackermann 1847. New rev. ed. (1st pub. 1841). iv, 172p + 8p of publisher's ads, 3 line ills. + 11 pls., chiefly two-tone lithograph pls. by Henry Alken. Very good hardcover; no d.j., as issued. Original red cloth; spine gilt stamped with hunting and saddlery motifs (joints rubbed). Publisher's ads pasted to front and rear endpapers. ** Nice bright copy of "one of the ablest practical treatises on foxhunting extant today [which] should be in every hunting man's library" (Higginson, British and American Sporting Authors).