Books: Foxes and Folios

"There is a natural affinity between sport and book collecting. . . . The joys of the chase and the exultation in achievement after an arduous hunt, whether of fox, pheasant or folio, have much in common." Thus graciously the Grolier Club last week mixed foxes and folios in an exhibit of members' sporting books and prints in its Manhattan clubhouse. Within its print-hung, paneled walls, smelling of old leather bindings and armchairs, the Grolier is a club of booklovers more interested in a richly tooled cover than in a succulent footnote or limpid trochee. It was founded in 1884 by...

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