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Sporting Moray Limited

Sportsman, (A): A Treatise on Greyhounds; with Observations on the Treatment & Disorders of them. , LONDON: T. Gosden, Bedford Street, Covent Garden, 1825.

The 1825 edition of the first work in English dealing exclusively with the Greyhound. Bound in quarter-calf with marbled boards. Binding has been restored, with new label added. The internals are clean, tight and crisp. Engraved frontispiece depicting coursing Greyhounds 'Czarina and Maria' after Gilpin. According to Clifford Hubbard in the Steadfast Library book of Coursing (circa. 1977), authorship is attrbuted to either Sir Robert Claxton or William Dansey. The first edition was 1816, revised and enlarged in 1819. Schwerdt Vol IV. p.95. Nice copy. (Book ref. 538 )  £ 325.00

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Contact: Derrik Smith
Address: Rutherhill,
Moss of Meft,
Nr. Elgin,
IV30 8NH
Phone: 01343 842359
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Specialities: Hunting, Shooting, Fishing & all Field Sports. Sporting Art.
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