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Higginson, A. Henry (Alexander Henry), 1876–

Hunting in the United States and Canada : being an illustrated history of each of the hunt clubs and individual packs on the North American continent : and presenting first-hand information of early colonial foxhunting, hitherto unpublished, as well as reproductions of portraits of early celebrities the existence of which has not been known to hunting men / by A. Henry Higginson & Julian Ingersoll Chamberlain.

1st ed.
Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1928.
Physical Description:
xxix p., [1] leaf, 369 p., [1] leaf, [109] leaves of plates : ill. (some fold.) ; 29 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sporting 1075
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Deluxe edition, limited to 450 copies, signed by Higginson and Chamberlain.
Frontispiece, in color, has title "The Meadow Brook Hounds at 'Woodside,' Syosset, L.I." and is so described in the List of Illustrations. Plate entitled "George Washington, Esq., and Lord Fairfax, Foxhunting" which is the frontispiece in the regular edition, is here listed at p. 238.
Some leaves of plates are printed on both sides; includes 5 folding maps.
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 356
MUDD Uzn62 +928h: This is number 100.
BAC: British Art Center copy: First edition. Buckram-texture reddish-pink cloth; gold lettering on the front cover and spine, pictorial stamping of gold fox on front cover gold lettering and hunting emblems on spine, blind stamped on front cover, top edge gilt, untrimmed. The slide-out box in which this book was issued is gone. Half-title, color frontispiece, title-page, 1 plate of a color halftone-photoengraving, 103 plates of halftone-photoengravings (47 are printed on both sides), 1 line-photoengraving on title-page, 5 photolithographic maps printed in red on yellow paper. Number 337 of 450 copies, signed by the authors. Spine height: 11 1/2 inches.
Subject Terms:
Fox hunting.
Chamberlain, Julian Ingersoll.

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