We are away until early October. One activity is the Attingham Trust tour of country houses, stables, and other equestrian-related sites in and around Newmarket and York, England. We're looking forward to it!

The Field the Fox Hunt and the Farm [1880s]
Anonymous [Laura Valentine]

The Field the Fox Hunt and the Farm [1880s]

Anonymous [Laura Valentine]. The Field the Fox Hunt and the Farm. London: Frederick Warne, n.d. [early 1880s]. N.p., many color ills. on 36 pls. Pict. cloth, gilt stamped. Rebacked; overall fair (condition details on request). Torn blank leaf within the last poem, but this is a binding error; nothing is missing. ** Three long poems for children: "The Little Sportsman's Alphabet," "The Farm Yard Hunt," and "A Country Holiday," with lively illustrations by Frank Grey. A well-loved copy of an appealing and scarce book. Ink presentation "Thomas Lewis Teesdale Reeve--A Christmas Present from his Grandmamma and Auntie Flo, Dec. 25th 1883." One Thomas Lewis Teesdale Reeve was arrested 20 years later for deserting from the North-West Mounted Police in Canada. (4 copies in WorldCat). (Item ID: 14144)


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