The Boke of Saint Albans, Containing Treatises on Hawking, Hunting and Cote Armour.
London: Elliot Stock, 1881 . Fascimile Reprint/First Thus. Hardcover. Finely produced facsimile of the edition printed at Saint Albans by the Schoolmaster-Printer in 1486. This work was the earliest British sporting book, a cornerstone to any sporting collection. Overall, a rather handsome copy. Very Good. No DJ. Light shelf/edge wear, bottom tips bumped and through, light toning to binding (focused at spine), color heraldric crest at front board (onlay) and front pastedown, light toning at textblock edges, else tight, bright and unmarred. Quarterbound, paper vellum spine, pale blue paper boards. 4to. 32pp plus np fascimile. Item #6471
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