SCARCE REPRINT IN FULL MOROCCO
TURBERVILE, George ~ Turbervile’s Booke of Hunting 1576.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1908
Full morocco, 7.25 inches tall. A splendid full morocco binding by Bumpus with raised bands, gilt and ink tooled panels and boards, dentelles and all edges gilt. Illustrated throughout. A scarce reprint of this classic work by this 16th century English Poet. The Turbervilles (or Turberviles) were an ancient Dorsetshire family and were the inspiration for the d'Urbervilles of Thomas Hardy's novel.