Forester, Frank, pseud. [Henry William Herbert]. The Hitchcock Edition of Frank Forester [The Sporting Novels]. NY: Derrydale Press 1930. 4 vols., variously paged + several ills. from the original eds. Hardcover. Lacks slipcase; spine labels gone; slight shelf scuffing; overall bright and internally fine. One of 750 numbered sets. ** Reprints The Deerstalkers, The Warwick Woodlands (America's first great sporting novel), My Shooting Box, and The Quorndon Hounds (1st pub. 1845-1852). With a detailed checklist of Forester's sporting works by Harry Worcester Smith. An early Derrydale imprint, beautifully designed and printed. Bookseller Inventory # 5724
Title: The Hitchcock Edition of Frank Forester [The...
Book Description The Derrydale Press, New York, 1930. Hardcovers in slipcase. Book Condition: Very Good. Limited edtion. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 4 volume set in original slipcase. Limited edition, #349 of 750 copies printed. Uniformly bound in ribbed, royal blue cloth; gilt and black title bands to spine rubbed and largely effaced - as is usually seen in this edition. Contents bright and fresh, printed on laid paper and embellished with several engraved illustrations in each volume. Mild bumping to the lower front corners each volume. Slipcase is worn with partial splits to lower joints and paper rubbed from the surfaces of the open end. Books are VG or better though with the usual loss of detail to spine titles; slipcase fair to Good only. . Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. Bookseller Inventory # 31490
Book Description The Derrydale Press, New York, 1930. First edition thus. #447 of 750 sets. First edition thus. #447 of 750 sets. With facsimiles of the original illustrations. 4 vols. 8vo. The set consists of: Vol. 1: The Warwick Woodlands; Vol 2: My Shooting Box; Vol. 3: The Quordon Hounds; Vol. 4: The Deerstalkers. Notes Frazier: "It is rare to find the spine labels in fine condition" Siegel 43; Frazier H-10-a Original blue cloth with some loss to the original black printed labels as usual, else fine in blue paper over boards box With facsimiles of the original illustrations. 4 vols. 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 235714
Book Description Warwick Woodlands, The Deer Stalkers, The Quorndon Hounds, and My Shooting Box. The Derrydale Press, New York, 1930, #312 of 750 sets, in four volumes, reprints of the 1845, 1846, 1849 and 1852 editions. Not illustrated. 6.5" x 9.5". Warwick Woodlands is an autobiographical novel of hunting woodcock, quail, ruffed grouse, snipe, duck and deer in New Jersey. The Deer-Stalkers is a tale of foxhunting in England. My Shooting Box is a novel about shooting snipe, woodcock, duck, grouse, etc. Very good in a repaired slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 42582
Book Description Derrydale Press, New York, 1930. Illustrated. 4 vols. 8vo. Number 78 of 750 copies. Number 78 of 750 copies. Illustrated. 4 vols. 8vo. Includes The Warwick Woodlands, My Shooting Box, The Quorndon Hounds, and The Deerstalkers. Siegel 43; ; Frazier H-10-a Original blue cloth. With spine labels, as usual rubbed, else fine. Bookplate. Bookseller Inventory # 243198