Author:Aldin, Cecil


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Scarlet to MFH

By: Aldin, Cecil

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, Ltd: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39056

Condition: Very Good

Red cloth boards soiled and rubbed at tips, text tight and bright w/few light fingerprints, soil marks on endpapers, and occasional tiny marks in text. No names or tears. Unclipped dj in new mylar is professionally reproduced and shows a fabulous huntsman on his galloping horse with hounds in full cry. There is a paper pull resulting in loss on the rear panel, small rubs and loss at tips, light overall soil on tan background but displays well. This is the follow up book to Ratcatcher to Scarlet, taking the reader further into the roles, rules and responsibilities of the M.F.H. 151 pp. with 29 ... View more info

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Hunting Scenes

By: Aldin, Cecil; with a Memoir and Descriptive Notes by "Sabretache

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44647

Condition: Fine

Fine 1st ED hard cover in professionally reproduced dust wrapper in new mylar that shows small chips at tips and head of back strip with no loss to titles. Quarter bound, cream buckram over red gilt-lettered cloth boards show negligible surface soil to the cream cloth at spine ends of this hardcover collectible, corners sharp. The text is mint. A posthumous work contains a number of unfinished sketches and rough studies for pictures which were to come. They take us behind the scenes in an artist's studio; they take us with him to the actual spots all over England, where he made his notes fo... View more info

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By: Hunloke, Lady O.B.E. & Aldin, Cecil

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, Ltd: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31847

Condition: Good

Solid 1st edition hard cover in red cloth boards, no dj. Both covers show spotting and soil, tips sharp, spine ends lightly bumped, spine somewhat faded, titles legible. Internally crisp and clean Private library ownership bookplate on fep, Gift dedication on frt pastedown. Faded backstrip where call tag was removed. 154 pp. The Aldin Series. Introductory guide to horse riding with characteristic illustrations by Aldin. Contents include: Things You Ought to Know, On Learning to Ride Your Pony, On "Sticking on" and "Falling Off" All Children's Pony Shows and Gymkhanas, O... View more info

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Jorrocks on 'Unting

By: Surtees, R.S.; Illust Cecil Aldin

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 25547

Condition: Fair

3 Lovely tipped in color plates by Aldin and color plate pasted on cover. Paper covered boards show light rubbing at tips. Bit of insect damage nibbles on foot of front board (barely visible on the shelf), 32 page block and rear board shows deeper nibbles with last few pages missing lower margins but NO text missing and no damage to actual tipped in plates. Pencil names on fep. Boards re-backed at spine with brown tape. Still presentable on the shelf and certainly one of the most witty books by Surtees showing the character of the bubbly, boisterous Jorrocks as he informs the masses on the wil... View more info