A Sporting Tour through Ireland, England, Wales and France, in the Years 1912-1913; Including a Concise Description of the Packs of Foxhounds, Mode of Hunting, Types of Horses and the Crack Riders [vol. 1]. Harry Worcester Smith.
A Sporting Tour through Ireland, England, Wales and France, in the Years 1912-1913; Including a Concise Description of the Packs of Foxhounds, Mode of Hunting, Types of Horses and the Crack Riders [vol. 1]
A Sporting Tour through Ireland, England, Wales and France, in the Years 1912-1913; Including a Concise Description of the Packs of Foxhounds, Mode of Hunting, Types of Horses and the Crack Riders [vol. 1]
A Sporting Tour through Ireland, England, Wales and France, in the Years 1912-1913; Including a Concise Description of the Packs of Foxhounds, Mode of Hunting, Types of Horses and the Crack Riders [vol. 1]

A Sporting Tour through Ireland, England, Wales and France, in the Years 1912-1913; Including a Concise Description of the Packs of Foxhounds, Mode of Hunting, Types of Horses and the Crack Riders [vol. 1]

Columbia, S.C. The State Co., 1925. Hardcover. Vol. 1 only: xvi, 214 p., frontispiece, added engraved title page, and 31 leaves of illustrations: maps, photographs, illustrations; 24 cm. Red cloth with gilt spine and cover titles. Top page edges gilt. Illustrated endpapers. Gift inscription on back of frontispiece: "1925 Merry Xmas to Uncle Jacob Perkins from Joseph Uchline." Title page continued: "General Observations on the History of the Counties of Ireland, the Castles and Cabins: A Fiew of the Customs and Manners of the Irish People; Together with a Story of Fox Hunting in England and France. And a Chapter on the Welsh and Mr. Curre's Hounds, Concluding with a word Picture in Detail of the Grand National Steeplechase of 1913." Harry Worcester Smith (1865-1945) was a textile manufacturer who held over 30 patents on color weaving. He also was Master of Fox Hounds of the Grafton Hounds in Massachusetts and actively promoted fox hunting in the United States. Grafton Hounds emblem in gilt on front cover. This volume recounts the author's experiences in Ireland from his arrival through Christmas 1912. In Good+ Condition: cover is lightly soiled; corners fraying; frontispiece is partially detached; foxing, primarily on margins of plates and facing pages; otherwise, clean. Good +. Item #008260

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