London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1843. Full morocco, 10 inches tall. A beautiful copy bound by Riviere with gilt raised bands and superb floral gilt tooling around a classic pomegranate centre tool. Triple gilt fillets frame the boards, dentelles and all edges gilt. Original cloth cover bound in. The text comprises the memoirs of the Masters of Hounds; Notices of Crack Riders; and Characteristics of the Hunting Countries of England. With 32 illustrations by Alken, Wildrake and Henderson, including 9 engraved plates of Meets.