Isabel Colegate – The Shooting Party – First Edition 1980

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Isabel Colegate – The Shooting Party – First Edition 1980

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A first edition, first printing of The Shooting Party by Isabel Colegate, published by Hamish Hamilton in 1980. A near fine book in original publisher’s brown cloth bound boards with gilt titling to spine, binding with a slight lean, free from internal inscriptions, with pushing to the head and foot of the spine, the browning text block with some minor spotting. In a near fine unclipped wrapper, with fading to the spine and some pushing to the spine tips. Jacket design by Craig Dodd.

The Shooting Party by Isabel Colegate is a historical novel set in 1913 England, depicting an aristocratic gathering at Sir Randolph Nettleby’s estate. The story unfolds over a weekend hunting party, revealing tensions, romances and societal changes among the guests. As the shadow of World War I looms, the novel explores themes of class, tradition and the impending transformation of British society. Colegate’s nuanced characters and rich prose capture a poignant moment on the brink of irrevocable change.


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A first edition, first printing of The Shooting Party by Isabel Colegate, published by Hamish Hamilton in 1980. A near fine book in original publisher’s brown cloth bound boards with gilt titling to spine, binding with a slight lean, free from internal inscriptions, with pushing to the head and foot of the spine, the browning text block with some minor spotting. In a near fine unclipped wrapper, with fading to the spine and some pushing to the spine tips. Jacket design by Craig Dodd.

The Shooting Party by Isabel Colegate is a historical novel set in 1913 England, depicting an aristocratic gathering at Sir Randolph Nettleby’s estate. The story unfolds over a weekend hunting party, revealing tensions, romances and societal changes among the guests. As the shadow of World War I looms, the novel explores themes of class, tradition and the impending transformation of British society. Colegate’s nuanced characters and rich prose capture a poignant moment on the brink of irrevocable change.