SLIPPER'S ABC OF FOX HUNTING
SLIPPER'S ABC OF FOX HUNTING
SLIPPER'S ABC OF FOX HUNTING
SLIPPER'S ABC OF FOX HUNTING

FOLIO ABC OF HUNTING PRINTED BY EDMUND EVANS

(SOMERVILLE, E.)illus.

SLIPPER'S ABC OF FOX HUNTING

ABC. (HUNTING) SLIPPER'S ABC OF FOX HUNTING by E. Somerville. London, N.Y. & Bombay: Longmans Green, 1903. Folio, pictorial cloth, 85p., new rear free endpaper and usual cloth rubbing else clean, tight and VG+. 1st ed. of this charming alphabet printed on one side of the page on high quality paper. Each letter has a 4 line verse faced by a fabulous full page colored engraving by the author (20 illus. in all). "PQ" has a STEREOTYPICAL JEWISH aspect: "P" was the Price of a nate little hin / That the foxes ate over and over agin / And bdad! if it comes to a Quarrel (that's Q) / I'll back Biddy Burke to outhuckster a Jew!" Done in the style of many Cecil Aldin books with images on tan backgrounds. Because this was engraved and printed by Edmund Evans, the quality of the illustrations is fine and sharp.

[Item #30970]

Price: $800.00