SPORTSMAN [CLAYTON SIR RICHARD]
A Treatise On Greyhounds With Observations on Treatment And Disorders Of Them
Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mayor and Jones
XI 122 pages, adv leaf, engraved frontis and engraved vignette to title page. Original pink paper covered boards, tail of spine has some paper loss, contemporary ownership signature for W Parker to FEP, repeated on front board "W.Parker to be returned". the book is contained in a purpose made cloth drop over box, red leather title label. A vg copy of a very scarce title in the original state, Copac located 2 copies at the British Library and the National Library Of Scotland. Schwerdt Vol.2 268 illustrated the title page and notes "This treatise is composed principally of fragments collected from different publications and should be useful today to breeders of these noble beasts and lovers of so ancient sport"
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