Poems of the Chase. Sir Reginald GRAHAM.
Poems of the Chase
Poems of the Chase
Poems of the Chase

Poems of the Chase

London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1912. Item #03627

A Fine Collection of Old English Hunting Songs and Poems

GRAHAM, Sir Reginald, compiler. Poems of the Chase. Collected and Recollected by Sir Reginald Graham, Bart. London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1912.

First edition. Small quarto (8 3/16 x 6 5/8 inches; 208 x 169 mm.). viii, 135, [1,] pp.

Bound for Hatchards ca. 1912 (most likely by Sangorski & Sutcliffe) in full brown morocco, covers richly decorated in gilt, spine with five raised bands, decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt board-edges and turn-ins, all edges gilt, pale gray end-papers. Armorial book-plate of Sir George Smith on front paste-down. Two ink inscriptions on front blank leaf, one dated 1912, the other dated 1964.

A fine collection of old English hunting songs and poems including The Melton Hunt; John Campbell's 'Rouse, Boys, Rouse.' and 'We have seen a run together'; Hunting with Lord Lonsdale's Harriers; George Lawrence's A Legend of Galway; Tom Firr's Song; Sir Herewald Wake's The Duke of Grafton's Hounds; Hunting Song of Sir Harry Goodricke's time; W. Davenport Bromley's The Dream of an old Meltonian; The Tarwood Run; Death of Tom Moody; and Old Leicestershire Hunting Song.

Price: $350.00

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