Last-Minute Gifts For Riders, Anglophiles And Others Who Take Tea

Holiday Shopping

One recent Saturday morning I wandered in to Johnnycake Books in Salisbury, CT, with horses on my mind. I was seeking a present for an English foxhunting friend. I wanted it to be an unusual, one-of-a-kind gift, and it seemed that a rare and collectible book might be the right sort of item.

The proprietor, Dan Dwyer, said he had just the thing. He had recently acquired 12 volumes of a 15-volume set of “British Sports and Sportsmen.” It is a limited edition encyclopedia, only 250 were published, and the one he has is number 230.

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