Rahway, NJ [and] New York: Privately printed "for friends to whom hunting, hounds and horses are what they are to us" 1924, 1927. First editions. Hardcover (boards, cloth spines). 158 and 204p, no ills. Subtitled A First Venture with Irish Banks and English Downs and A Further Venture with British Hounds. Each in original glassine jacket (some tears) and box. Presentation copies from the author to Diana Bolling, Christmas 1936. Fine / very good. Item #9749
Two-volume set. In the first volume Lanier recalls hunting with the Duhallow, Cattistock, and several other Irish and English hunts, plus attending the Grand National Steeplechase. The second volume treats hunting with the Cotswold, Mr. Milne's Hounds in Dorset, the Melton Mowbray, the Quorn, etc. Each volume was printed in a small edition, and they are extremeley scarce in this fine condition, complete with jackets and boxes.