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Jefferies, Richard THE GAMEKEEPER AT HOME : Sketches of Natural History and Rural Life , 15 Waterloo Place, London: Smith, Elder & Co, 1892.

Illustrated by Whymper, Charles. Half-Leather. Near Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Book New Edition, 1892. Fascinating account of a GameKeeper's Life & Work. Includes Dogs, Many Kinds of Game, Fur, Feathers & Scales, Woods & Water, Poachers and much more. Well illustrated throughout with In-Text Engravings by Charles Whymper. Handsome Contemporary Green Calf Half-Leather Binding with 5 Raised Bands to spine. Gilt Title on brown ground in 2nd compartment. Gilt Lines and Blind Tooled Decoration over rest of spine. Marbled Paper covered Boards with Leather Corners. Endpapers and all Page Edges Marbled. Frontispiece illustrated with "The Keeper". 221 Pages, 460g, 7 1/2" Tall. Some small scrapes to leather at front & back (see photo) and some edge wear. Hinges sound & Binding firm. Previous owner's inscription at top of half-title page. A few faint spots of foxing on Endpapers & half-title page otherwise pages in very good, clean condition with only a very occasional smal spot of foxing. (Book ref. 012552)  £40.00

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