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In Full Cry

By: Meads, Jim

Price: $35.00

Publisher: England, Quiller Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44749

ISBN: 1904057268

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in dust wrapper. Super clean 176 pp. Smashing color photos of foxhunting in the U.K. and America. In Full Cry captures the atmosphere and camaraderie of hunting, its characters, its hounds, the frightening fences and the spectacular falls and above all its tradition. Hunting is alive and well and goes forward 'in full cry'. View more info

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In Full Cry SIGNED

By: Meads, Jim

Price: $50.00

Publisher: England, Quiller Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 49640

ISBN: 1904057268

Condition: As New


Authors' presentation copy, signed: "To Frank Farmer with the Rockbridge Hunt, where I almost froze to death, but it was fun! Sincerely Jim Meads/ 08. 176 pp. As new in fine, unclipped dj in new mylar. Smashing color photos of foxhunting in the U.K. and America. In Full Cry captures the atmosphere and camaraderie of hunting, its characters, its hounds, the frightening fences and the spectacular falls and above all its tradition. Hunting is alive and well and goes forward 'in full cry'. View more info

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My Hunting World

By: Meads, Jim; Forewords by Michael Farrin and Benjamin Hardaway III, MFH.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Quiller Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45581

ISBN: 1899163530

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in near fine shape with bumped spine ends, tips still sharp with color loss as well as some color loss abrasion at head of frt board. Unclipped original dj in new mylar has color loss at tips. 176 pp as new save for occasional reading points from page turning. A stunning look into Jim's 50 years photographing field hunting both astride and on foot over all of the world. He has now attained the record of covering 500 hunts. View more info

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A Hunting Catechism

By: Meysey-Thompson, Colonel R.F.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44481

Condition: Good


1st edition in red cloth showing white fox mask on shield mount and white hunt whip under black title on frt bd. Back strip sunned but gilt title clear & legible. Rubs at head of spine. First edition with 1907 at foot of title pp. Frt board slightly bowed, tips bumped with color loss but no show-through, spine ends slightly bumped. No former owner's names, tears or soil.. No dj. 268 pp plus a dozen or so beautifully illust publisher's adverts w/several on ladies saddlery and custom dress. Chapters include: Intro/ Etiquette/ Accessories/ Hunting/ Stags/ Hares/ Hounds/ Hunters/ Riding to H... View more info

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A Hunting Catechism

By: Meysey-Thompson, Colonel R.F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44705

Condition: Good


Tight bright hardcover in soiled peach cloth showing white fox mask on shield mount and white hunt whip under black title on frt bd. Back strip sunned & soiled but gilt title clear & legible. First edition with 1907 at foot of title pp. Boards slightly bowed towards page block, tips fairly sharp with color loss but no major rubbing, spine ends bumped. Not ex-library. Tidy former owner's name at head of soiled frt pastedown. 268 pp plus a dozen or so beautifully illust publisher's adverts w/several on ladies saddlery and custom dress. Uncommon volume intended for beginner fox hunters. Chapte... View more info

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Hunting Reflections for a Budding Sportsman

By: Monckton, Reginald Francis Percy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Privately Published:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44663

Condition: Very Good


1st edition undated stapled paperback 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches. Circa 1930s. Rust on staples and surface soil along folded spine edge, 12 pp text crisp and bright. Opens with a poem by the author, the late F.A. Monckton entitled: The New Hunter. Continues with the following chapters: The Hunting Year/ Reasons for Supporting Hunting/ The Meet/ Hounds/ Coverts/ Holloaing/ Hunt Servants/ Damage/ Jumping/ Courtesy/ Ways In Which To Help Hunting. Ends with another short poem by Monckton and a Glossary of some hunting terms. A very uncommon hunting overview related in easy to comprehend terms for the n... View more info

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The Pink Coat or The Why's & Wherefore's of Fox Hunting

By: Mureau, Charles; Evans, David Sandford

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CA, Hill'n Dale Press: 1961

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller Id: 43435

Condition: Very Good


Splendid 1st edition hardcover in red cloth with bright gilt titles. Limited edition. Former owner's sig on fep all text tight and bright. 40 pp. Original DJ in new mylar shows loss at head and foot of frt panel and spine. Wonderful b/w etchings within. Dedicated by the author to Jacqueline Kennedy (as published, not hand signed). Contents include: 1. Hounds, Foxes 2. Personnel: Stable, Hunting 3. General Terms 4. Dress and Combinations of Dress 5. Calls, both on Horn & Vocal 6. Family Trees 7. A Rhyme dedicated to sportsmen: A Request, Suggested Reference for Songs. View more info

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Life Behind the Chase SIGNED

By: Myrick, Jim

Price: $200.00

Publisher: MO, Privately Published: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 30746

Condition: Fine


1st edition authors presentation copy, on fep: "To -------, A Good friend I'll Always Remember. Jim Myrick". Brilliant copy in green cloth boards with bright gilt running fox silhouette on frt cover, bright gilt titles on back strip. Corners still sharp, showing very light color loss, spine ends bumped, internally crisp and unmarked. 109 pp with b/w photograph illustrations. Few chapters written by other authors and are noted when appropriate. Contents include: Early Day Fox Hunting/ One Man's Opinion/ Health and Care of Hounds/ The Bobbed Tailed Fox/ The Ghost Trail/ Seymour Purdy ... View more info

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The Hunt

By: Neuharth, Jan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Middleburg, VA, Paper Chase Farms Publishing Group: 2004

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller Id: 46316

ISBN: 0972950303

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality, crisp 347 pp glossy, color photo-illustrated cover paperback without names, tears or soil. Appears unread. Foxhunting fiction with glossary of foxhunting terms in rear for the uninitiated. Includes cute little vignette drawings sprinkled throughout the book along with at the start of each chapter heading. " The book jacket shows an intriguing image... (a huntsman's red jacket) and the plot delivers...A page-turning murder mystery " The Washington Post. The complex and romanticized lifestyle of elite foxhunters is revealed in this thrilling murder mystery. An attra... View more info

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Sporting Days and Sporting Ways

By: Nevill, Ralph

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth & Co.: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46737

Condition: Very Good


A very attractive, albeit lightly soiled 1st edition hardcover in burgundy cloth with a taupe linen backstrip sporting bright gold titles along with an illustration of 8 vertical lines ruled in gold. Burgundy cloth covered boards with taupe linen fabric over the book's spine, makes up this quarter bound hardcover showing one inkless, embossed stamped emblem on rear cover, is lightly soiled, lower front tip has color loss and upper front tip has been bumped with boards showing. Owner name is stamped on FEP. 318 pages are tight and crisp with an occasional foxing dot here or there in the margi... View more info

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Hunting Reminiscences

By: Nimrod (Charles James Apperley)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Rudolph Ackermann: 1843

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40541

Condition: Good+


First edition, solid reading copy in green leather over green cloth boards with ruled gilt trim. Five raised bands with gilt embellished panels on somewhat sunned spine. Corners & spine ends bumped and rubbed, gutters starting 1 inch at head and foot, still looks great on the shelf. Marbled end papers, inner hinge split but page block holding fine. 332 pp. Former copy of Dr. William J. Lay M.F.H. w/ownership sig on preliminary page. 32 illustrations, including 9 hunting maps with vignettes at head. Apperley's "expert knowledge and social status made him an invaluable recruit to the... View more info

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Hunting Reminiscences

By: Nimrod (Charles James Apperley)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Rudolph Ackermann: 1843

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45579

Condition: Good


First edition 1843, originally published separately as Masters of Hounds, The Crack Riders and Hunting Countries of England 1842. Solid copy in green embossed fabric with gilt huntsman jumping a timber fence on frt board, spine sunned and rubbed at periphery. Corners & spine ends bumped and rubbed, rear gutter starting 3.5 inch at head. Cream endpapers with H.T. Cooke, High St. Warwick stamped at upper edge and armorial bookplate of Thomas Aloysius Perry, British horticulturist on frt pastedn. Foot of rear pastedn has a tiny vintage sticker stating: Bound by Westley's and Clarke London. 3... View more info

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The Chace, The Road and The Turf

By: Nimrod Charles James Apperley; Introduction By W. Shaw Sparrow

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, John Lane, The Bodley Head: 1927

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 17417

Condition: Very Good


Brown scrolled buckram boards with black framed title and call letters on backstrip. Tight, bright retired library copy with a few chips in a couple of the rear page margins from careless opening, no text affected. Fep removed, pocket present. One color plate missing (The Darley Arabian). A new edition with an introduction by W Shaw Sparrow and illustrations after Francis Barlow, George Stubbs, John Wooton, Tom Richardson, Henry Alken, F C Turner, James Pollard, G Harvell, J F Herring, Wildrake & Thomas Bewick. 231pgs. 8 color, 8 monochrome plates. One color plate with a cello tape repaired cl... View more info

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Gone Away with O'Malley

By: O'Malley Knott, M; with Page Cooper

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday, Doran & Co.: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 41499

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality stated first edition hardcover in red cloth boards with browned Knott obit. news clipping laid in. Book lightly sunned at spine showing bumped ends, board tips still sharp. Faint watermark along top edge of boards, 280 page text has top edge dyed red and is tight and bright w/lovely red/white endpapers and dust jacket illustrated by Paul Brown, along with a myriad of black and white line drawings throughout. Professionally photo-reproduced dust jacket in new mylar shows sunned spine and a 1/2 inch chip at head of rear gutter area, some light color loss but no other chips. Displa... View more info

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Squire Osbaldeston His Autobiography

By: Osbaldeston, George edited, with Commentary, by E.D. Cuming and with an Introduction by Theodore Cook

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head: 1926

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 20233

Condition: Good +


Corners bumped and rubbed, cloth soiled. Text a tad wavy from past moisture. No musty smell. Front hinge nearly separated, pencil name on frt pastedn. Serviceable reference copy. 260 pp, 16 color plates, 75 illustrations and a map. One plate loose and laid in without damage. Great illustrations of horses, hounds and the sort of people who rode after the fox in Regency England. While Napoleon triumphed in Europe, George Osbaldeston (1787-1866) was master of hounds at Brasenose College, Oxford, itself an institution with a notable sporting reputation. At the dawn of the railway age in 1831 he fa... View more info

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The Flying Parson and Dick Christian

By: Paget, Major Guy, D.L.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: England, Edgar Backus: 1934

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44821

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition in dark green cloth with barely bumped (not rubbed) tips, spine ends bumped with 2 small splits in cloth at head. Mapped rep. No names, tears or soil. 292 pp Incorporating "The Druid's" Chapters from "Silk and Scarlet," and "Post and Paddock," and several hitherto unpublished letters from George Osbaldeston. 40 full page illustrations by Charles Simpson. 14 in color, plus b/w vignettes. View more info

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The Melton Mowbray Of John Ferneley (1782-1860)

By: Paget, Major Guy, D.L.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Leicester England, Edgar Backus: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46988

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover in olive green cloth covered boards with 90% of a bright gilt title on the darkened spine and gilt fox mask with crossed horn and crop on center of frt cover. Tips and spine ends bumped and lightly rubbed. Green cloth is hard to describe, it is almost as if it has a 'felted' outer layer that is lifting in spots and gone missing in others. The rear gutter is cracked 4" from head and also 3" up from foot but inner hinge papers and webbing are secure so the boards and backstrip are snugly attached and going nowhere. A solid working copy = all there but not pretty... View more info

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The Lonsdale Anthology of Sporting Prose & Verse. Volume XII (Twelve) SIGNED

By: Parker, Eric; Editor

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Seeley, Service & Co.: 1932

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 44668

Condition: Very Good


First edition, signed and numbered by Eric Parker, #61 of 110 copies, which only 100 were offered for sale. Includes a professionally reproduced, price clipped dust wrapper in new mylar. Limp, lightly padded red leather boards with gilt L and crown on cover (along with small abrasion/color loss dot over it). Gilt titles on spine, spine ends rubbed, top edge gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Blue/cream marbled endpps. 376 pp. Tipped in color frontis and numerous b/w plates within. Poems include: Fox Hunting, Cricket, Angling, Stalking, Shooting, Big Game, Polo, Pig Sticking, Horse Racing, Fo... View more info

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Pilot The Hunter

By: Peel, Hazel M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Franklin Watts, Inc: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46184

Condition: Good


First US edition hardcover exlib working copy in red paper covered boards shows tape marks from dj on boards. Bright black title spine Tips and spine ends bumped but not rubbed through. Front free end paper removed, tasteful presentation plate on half title, One lib stamp on each side of page block, No names, tears or soil in the 172 pp text. Original, price clipped dj has a light watermark along rear gutter area, shows beautiful wrap-around art of a paint or pinto horse hunting scene and has small ink gift dedication on frt dj flap, shows small chips at tips but displays well in new myla... View more info

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Hard Up On Pegasus

By: Pollard, Hugh B. C.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45232

Condition: Very Good


First edition in near VG orange/black cloth boards with some light surface soil and lightly rubbed tips. Internally fine, profusely illust with 12 full color plates plus color frontispiece. with an add'l 31 b/w illustrations. Uncommon dj is a professional reproduction that displays well in new mylar. 208 pp, two carelessly opened with two chips but no loss to text. Chapters include: The Opening Meet/ The Show Card/ Point-to-Pointers/ Horse Please/ School Days/ Professor Pony/ Mode and the Moss-Trooper/ Mares' Nests/ Woolworth Horses/ A Platonic Dialog/ A Point of View/ A Marriage Has Been Ar... View more info