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Sport and There's the Humour of It

By: Armour, G.D.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. Ltd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45931

Condition: Near Fine


Oversized first edition, collector quality hardcover in orange textured paper covered boards with black titles and illustration of hunter getting left behind over a 5 bar gate. Measures 12.5" x 10" and is the finest copy of this volume we've ever had. Tips are sharp sharp showing color loss, spine ends bumped, hinges fine, gutter paper fine, no names, tears or soil inside. Contains 122 cartoons illustrated in black and white with one color frontis poem entitled The Bob-Tailed Fox - A Kennel Story. Absolutely loaded with hilarious "punch-style" cartoons of foxhunting, field... View more info

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A Hunting Alphabet A B C

By: Armour, G.D.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY, Country Life & Charles Scribner's Sons: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45826

Condition: Near Fine


An attractive and very collectible A B C book of foxhunting art with twenty-six tipped-in color plates with letterpress text from Armour describing his pictures. 28 pp text and plates clean and bright, front cover paper label looks fabulous, no chips. No former owner's names, no tears or soil inside. Clean cream linen backstrip over dark green cloth boards with a hint of darkening/dust at head of spine. Book is in super scarce original dj showing even darkening on edges, 1.5" chip at head of spine, one small triangular chip at head of rear panel, micro loss at tips, still looks great ... View more info

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The Hunting Tours of Surtees (Creator of Jorrocks) Limited Numbered Edition

By: Cuming, E.D.; Illust G. Denholm Armour

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, William Blackwood and Sons: 1927

Edition: First Limited Numbered Edition

Seller Id: 31413

Condition: Fair


Limited numbered edition. Limited to 230 copies of which this is #77. Red cloth boards with beveled edges, spine titles dulled but legible. Mottling around edges of boards, spine discolored. Internally crisp and clean. 332 deckle edge pages of heavy stock. 8 color plates and 20 half-tone tipped-in plates, all present and in fine order. No watermarks, musty smells or foxing. Hinges fine, brilliant copy inside. Rare and humorous "Selections from Surtees' Hunting tours . [Papers contributed to the Sporting magazine and the New sporting magazine, 1829-1832]". View more info

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Fox And Hounds The British Sport Series

By: Cuming, E.D.; Illust G. Denholm Armour

Price: $25.00

Publisher: England, Hodder and Stoughton: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 17603

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover circa 1913. Tan boards with lightly soiled cream quarter bound paper over backstrip. Pasted on title label complete also lightly soiled. Corners bumped and rubbed, spine ends chipped. 63 pg text of heavy ecru stock is tight, bright and unmarked save for tiny vintage bookstore sticker on rear paste down. No date, circa 1920. 4 gorgeous colored tipped in plates plus many line vignettes throughout. Uncommon title includes: Fox Hunting (3/4 of the book) and Coursing. View more info