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

Paget, Guy, and Lionel Irvine. The Flying Parson and Dick Christian. Leicester: Edgar Backus 1934. xiii, 292p + many pls., 25 in black, white, and red by Charles Simpson. Good hardcover; no d.j. ** 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 Includes material from books by The Druid and "several hitherto unpublished letters from George Osbaldeston."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. (Item ID: 14274)

$200.00

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