BONER, Charles.

Title Chamois Hunting in the Mountains of Bavaria. With Illustrations by Theodore Horschelt (the author’s son-in-law).
Publisher London Chapman and Hall
Date 1853
Book ID 35344
First Edition  


Contemporary or later textured cream cloth, gilt lettered morocco labels, viii+410pp., 6 two-tone lithographs and 6 vignettes as called for. Moncrieffe "Sur Espérance" ornate bookplate to paste-down. Spine age-darkened, labels a little chipped and scored, one plate slightly protruding but a very good, clean, tight copy. Charles Boner, poet and travel-writer, one time tutor to John Constable’s children, left England to take up a post in Regensburg with Maximilian Karl, 6th Prince of Thurn and Taxis. Boner settled and married in Germany. He published a number of books of poetry but his seminal work was the comprehensive ’ Transylvania, its Products and People’, (1865) - describing an area at the time under Austria.
Price: £120.00

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