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Sporting Moray Limited

Chafin, William.: Anecdotes respecting Cranbourne Chase, with a very concise account of it; together with The Rural Amusements etc. , LONDON: J. Nichols, Son and Bentley, 1818.

First Edition. Bound in the original grey boards, pages uncut, housed in a blue cloth wallet by Riviere & Son. Bookplates of Douglas Peter Crossman & the Earl of Rosebery. pp.56. This book covers buck and fox hunting, horse racing, cock fighting, and hawking in Dorset. Schwerdt Vol I. p.102. 'The Rev. William Chafin, of Chettle House, Cranbourne Chase, Dorset, came of an ancient sporting family and followed the Rushmore Buck Hounds for seventy years'. An enlarged second edition with a frontispiece was issued in the same year. A quaint little book, very scarce. (Book ref. 593 )  £ 200.00

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