"The Story of Rolling Rock"

Charles Scribner's Sons, 1950. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine Limited Edition. The Cary Collection is hereby honoured to present this exclusive, 'deluxe' members' Ltd Ed of: 'The Story of Rolling Rock' ltd ed, one of only 750 'presentation' copies privately printed for the wealthy Ligonier, Pa smart steeplechase/ foxhunt/ polo club set! Our bespoke copy is further gloriously embellished in custom buckram leather 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: 16"W x 14"H) 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! Tally-Ho! Provenance: A. Perry Osborn, Jr., my great uncle, who was the Vice-President (executive committee) as of 1949 @ RRH! (see pg #239)/ Thence by descent

Collections: Fox-Hunting, Rare Books

Category: Fox Hunting

Type: Rare Books

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