Wild Sports & Natural History of the Highlands by Charles St John, Deluxe Vellum Edition 1919
Wild Sports & Natural History of the Highlands by Charles St John, with Introduction and Notes by the Rt. Hon. Sir Henry Maxwell, BT., & Fifty Illustrations, Thirty Being Reproduced in Colour, From Pictures by G. Denholm Armour & Edwin Alexander, R.S.W., R.S.A., R.W.S.
Published by T. N. Foulis, London & Edinburgh, 1919. 1st edition (following his earlier work - Sketches of Wild Sports & Natural History of the Highlands).
A very good copy of this scarce deluxe vellum edition with hand cut paper.
Vellum with mild soiling and general shelfwear with a few discolored spots and a mark to the hind quarters of the deer on the front cover (though blending in with the image pretty well). binding is sound and no cracking to hinges. Previous owner's signature to first free endpaper. Text is very good throughout with mild age toning to endpapers.
A handsome volume with beautiful tissue guarded plates.
xxix + 472pp + 4pp Publisher's advertisements.
A substantial work weighing over 1.6kg unpacked.
Dimensions approximately 259mm high x 198mm wide x 50mm deep.