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Lord Poltimore's Foxhound

Lord Poltimore's Foxhound "Lexicon" fine antique engraving c1878.

by L. Wells

Fine antique print of a foxhound in the 19th century.

Original wood engraving circa 1878 by Butterworth and Heath after a drawing by L. Wells for "The Dogs of the British Islands" first published circa 1867 by John Henry Walsh (1810-1888).

Walsh was educated for the medical profession, and practised for some years as a surgeon. He was an expert in the management of dogs and the treatment of their illnesses. A passionate sportsman, he became a sporting writer, and wrote many articles and books under the pen-name “Stonehenge”.  "The Dogs of the British Islands - being a Series of Articles (with illustrations) on their Various Breeds.." was reissued a number of times through to 1886. In 1856 Walsh joined the staff of "The Field" journal, and by the end of the following year became its editor.

Page size 240mm x 180mm (9.1/2 inches x 7 inches).

Stock Number: apdW5Price: $50.00