Item #30999 The Flying Parson and Dick Christian [with extensive annotations]. Guy Paget, Lionel Irvine.
The Flying Parson and Dick Christian [with extensive annotations]

The Flying Parson and Dick Christian [with extensive annotations]

Leicester: Edgar Backus, 1934. Simpson, Charles. First edition. Hardcover. xiii, 292 + 40 pls., including 25 in black, white, and red by Charles Simpson. Lacks d.j. Very good (covers lightly rubbed, spotted). Item #30999

The 19th-century hunting lives of the Rev. John Empson of Lincoln ("the flying parson") and the famed Meltonian Dick Christian. Includes material from books by The Druid and "several hitherto unpublished letters from George Osbaldeston." This copy belonged to P.C. Puckle, Kineton Glebe, Warwickshire, and is filled with his pencil notes, corrections, additions, etc., on the horses, people, events, places, etc., in the text. His notes are based on firsthand knowledge as a boy and other sources.

Price: $125.00

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