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JONES (Thomas) Editor.. A Diary, of the Quorndon Hunt, From the Year 1791 to 1800, Inclusive, in which will be given a succinct detail of every Day's Sport, the covers broke, the track pursued, and the final result of each run. By Thomas Jones, Whipper-in to the late Hugo Meynell, Esq. To which will be subjoined, the celebrated Billesden Coplow Pamphlet.1816

Derby: Printed by G. Wilkins. First Edition, iv,[5]-220pp., with 6pp., list of subscribers at end with an additional printed slip of "Subscribers Names that came too late to be inserted in their proper places" pasted onto rear endpaper, later red roan by Birdsall of Northampton, spine gilt with hunting motifs, t.e.g. others uncut, a little rubbed otherwise a nice copy. Dedicated to his Grace the Duke of Rutland, this diary provides a detailed account of each days hunting over a nine year period, then follows a poem by Rev. Robert Lowth, eyewitness to the celebrated Billesdon Coplow run.

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