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The History of Hunting

By: Chalmers, Patrick

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, Seeley, Service & Co. Limited: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44835

Condition: Very Good


Solid 1st edition in tan cloth boards with gilt letter L and crown on frt bd, bright gilt spine title. Corners bumped but not rubbed. Inner hinges partially cracked, page block holding fine. Price clipped original dj in new mylar with color spine illustration pasted on has chip at head of spine and small chips at tips but still displays well. 40 illustrations, 384 pp. End pps age toned with some minor soil on preliminaries. Vol 23 of the Lonsdale sporting library. Chapters include: A Prelude to History/ In a Classical Beginning/ Semi-Historical/ Early English/ The Norman Influence/ The Fore... View more info

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The History of Hunting

By: Chalmers, Patrick

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Seeley, Service & Co. Limited: 1951

Seller Id: 46830

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality hardcover in tan cloth boards with gilt letter L and crown on frt bd, bright gilt spine titles and ruled boarders. This is a stunning copy with straight spine ends and sharp, square tips, hinges fine, page block tight and clean, not exlib, no names, tears or soil. Professionally reproduced color, price clipped, buff background jacket in new mylar with red titles and decorative borders displays well and will keep this book in fine form. 40 illustrations, 384 pp. Head of page block dyed red. End pps not age toned, no foxing noted, only a tiny, vintage bookstore sticker at foot ... View more info

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The Cricket In The Cage

By: Chalmers, Patrick R.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black Ltd: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39077

Condition: Very Good +


Lovely 1st edition hardcover in burgundy cloth boards with bright gilt bird in song on a branch on frt board, slightly dulled spine cloth has a 1/2 in of darker cloth at head, gilt titles remain legible. Bottom tips bumped, all tips barely brushed, no major rub through. Few light handling marks on covers. 78 pp heavy oaktag weight text is creamy ecru, without names, tears or soil. Lovingly illustrated by E.H. Shepherd the creator of Winnie-the-Pooh. In this varied assortment of prose by a talented Irish poet are the following: Reaction/ The Golden Thread/ The Turnspit/ The Captive/ The Chinese... View more info

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The Frequent Gun and A Little Fishing

By: Chalmers, Patrick R.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Philip Allan & Co. Ltd: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39076

Condition: Good +


First edition in green cloth covered boards with dull but legible gilt spine title. Cloth on backstrip and near gutters wrinkled but no evidence of moisture within. Tips bumped showing color loss but are not rubbed through. Tidy gift ded and add'l name on fep, second fep spine cracked at head. All pages tight and holding fine. Some foxing on endpps and in margin of second plate. Contains 3 tissue guarded full page b/w plates plus numerous line sketches within. 224 pp of charming tales of field and stream from a master sporting poet well illustrated by V. R. Balfour-Browne. Good solid working ... View more info

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A Fisherman's Angles

By: Chalmers, Patrick R.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Ltd.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39073

Condition: Very Good +


Lovely 1st edition hardcover in green cloth with an almost moire pattern is ruled in dark green with green titles. Extremities bumped, lower tips just rubbed through. Tasteful b/w woodblock style fish and frog bookplate on multicolored green/pink endpapers of Arthur F. Mead. Endpapers and pages lightly age toned at periphery but no unsightly foxing. 91 pps of text plus 22 glorious full page dry point plates, on matte ecru stock same as the heavy gage text, all were pre-signed by the artist prior to publishing and are complete with titles, suitable for framing. Unclipped, original dust wrapper... View more info

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Racing England

By: Chalmers, Patrick R.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1939

Edition: First U.S Edition.

Seller Id: 38391

Condition: Very Good


1st US edition in mauve cloth boards with blind-stamped title has minimal wear with light fading along the spine and tips. Professionally reproduced dj is unclipped and displays well in new mylar. 146 pages are tight with foxing on edge of page block. A lively account of the development of racing in England including excellent stories about nearly every great figure in the sport, from Admiral Rous and Fred Archer to Steve Donoghue and Gordon Richards. View more info

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The Horn A Lay of the Grassington Fox-Hounds

By: Chalmers, Patrick R.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19052

Condition: Fine


1st edition in green cloth boards with bright gilt titles, corners sharp, straight, square. Text fine with mapped endpps and light foxing on edge of page block. 148 pp. 7 1/2" along spine. Pictorial dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction that displays beautifully and will keep this book in top form. A story, entirely in rhyme all about one wild foxhunt. View more info