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The Pointer And His Predecessors w/39 plates 1/750

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Author: Arkwright, William
Title: The Pointer And His Predecessors: An Illustrated History of the Pointing Dog from the Earliest Times
Place Published: London
Publisher:Arthur L. Humphreys
Date Published: 1902
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With engraved frontispiece and 38 plates. (4to), original white and green cloth, gilt title and spine, top edge gilt, pages uncut. Unnumbered out of series copy matching the issue of 750 numbered copies. First Edition. 



 "Although essentially a one-breed book, it is of value in any survey of British sporting dogs generally. Indeed it is a most sumptuous work, lavishly produced, and in consequence, extremely rare". Hubbard - Introduction to the Literature of British Dogs, 44.

Condition
Some darkening to spine, dampstaining area to front cover; toning to endpapers; else near fine.
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The Pointer And His Predecessors w/39 plates 1/750

Estimate $300 - $500Jan 25, 2018
Starting Price $150
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