By Sir Hugh Fraser
London   A and C Black
9" by 6.5" xv, 224pp
A signed, first edition copy of this beautifully illustrated natural history work by Hugh Fraser.
By Sir Hugh Fraser

1923 Amid the High Hills

London   A and C Black
9" by 6.5" xv, 224pp
A signed, first edition copy of this beautifully illustrated natural history work by Hugh Fraser.
£120.00
: 1kgs / : 629L2

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First Edition, Publishers' Original Binding, Signed

Signed by the author, with a dedication to the recto of front endpaper, 'E F Bathurst with love and kindest wishes from the author, 7 august 1923'. There are annotations by the author to page 22 making some corrections to the margins. Collated, complete with a frontispiece and thirty one plates. Illustrators to this work are Finlay Mckinnon, V R Balfour-Browne and Frank Wallace. Photographs to this work are by Lady Anne Murray, The Author, Noel Wills, Philip Stretton, J Wolf, Diana Darling and Mrs Schroder. The author of this work, Sir Hugh Fraser, was a regular contributor of sport and natural history articles to various periodicals. Fraser was the proprietor of Stromeferry estate, Ross-shire. He was a judge of the High Court and was knighted in 1917. To this work, Fraser discusses salmon fishing, deer stalking, fauna in the forest, high hills and more.

Condition

In the publisher's original cloth binding. Externally, generally smart with bumping to the head and tail of spine as well as to the extremities. Author's inscription to the recto of front endpaper. Offsetting to endpapers. Internally, generally firmly bound with the odd plate starting to loosen in places. Pages are bright with just the odd spots.

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