SPORTSMAN [CLAYTON SIR RICHARD]
A Treatise On Greyhounds With Observations on Treatment And Disorders Of Them
Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mayor and Jones
XIII 122 pages, some spotting to engraved frontis and engraved vignette to title page, presentation inscription on first blank "To F Freeling with Sir Rich Clayton's best regards Lile? 8 Jan 1820", Francis Freeway armorial bookplate to front paste down, bound without 1/2 title in 1/2 tan calf boards, original boards retained but with new matching spine with the original label relayed. World Cat gives Sir Richard Clayton as the author. A vg copy of a scarce title with author's presentation. 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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