The Holcombe Hunt compiled by Arthur N. Walker (Sherratt & Hughes, 1937)
The Holcombe Hunt
compiled by Arthur N. Walker
Manchester: Sherratt & Hughes, 1937 | printed at The Saint Ann’s Press
History and stories of the Holcombe Hunt, well illustrated with b/w plates and page decorations. Includes a subscriber’s list to rear.
A de luxe edition limited to 350 signed and numbered copies; this copy being number 198 and signed by the compiler A. N. Walker.
Hardback. Gold cloth spine and leather title labels; red cloth boards with gilt decoration to front; gilt to top edge of page-block; pages untrimmed to fore-edge and bottom edge. pp 170,  blank, b/w plates including one fold-out, line drawings in the text. Size: 12.75 x 10.25 inches approx. (323mm x 264mm).
Cloth a little rubbed and worn to extremities; scratched to upper front board across spine cloth and into red cloth; a touch dusty and marked in places; boards lightly bumped to upper corner; a little bumped and worn to spine ends; spine labels worn and scuffed, especially to footer. Pages generally clean but with with sporadic foxing throughout, heavy in places but mainly to first few and final pages.
Overall, showing some wear but otherwise a nice, clean copy – quite handsome.