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'The Story of Rolling Rock' 1950

Charles Scribner's Sons, 1950.

Limited Edition.

Exclusive, deluxe 'members only' ltd ed: 'The Story of Rolling Rock' of only 750 presentation 'subscriber' copies 'privately printed' for this wealthy Ligonier, Pa  steeplechase/ foxhunt/ polo club smart set.

This bespoke copy further gloriously embellished in custom buckram binding in racing colours of cherry red with royal navy blue diagonal stripe w/ gilt piping together with the handsome gilt fox-head emblazoned 'RRH' on the front cover & spine.

Furthermore, a glorious fold-out map (sz: 14"H x 16"W) of 'The Hunting Country of The Rolling Rock Hunt' Ligonier, Pa & a tipped-in MFH painting of Richard Beatty Mellon Esq (1858-1933) by John C. Johansen

Thus a most regal, gentleman's sporting library acquisition, indeed! 

Provenance: A. Perry Osborn, Jr., our great uncle, who was the Vice-President (executive committee) as of 1949 @ RRH (see pg 239)

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