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Winter Magic and Other Verses SIGNED

By: Roberts, Edric

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 28675

Condition: Near Fine


Scarce 1st edition presentation copy signed by author with two letters written in his hand laid in to the recipient of this book speaking about hunting hounds. Hacking back from hunting with the Exmoor riding against the traffic and headlights so fraught with danger he took to hiring a motor horse-box and was able to hunt father afield and sometimes even get out to Exmoor. etc. Charming! Rare book of fox hunting and sporting poems by the author of Somewhere in England and Hunter's Moon. 64 pp. Contents include: Foreword/ View-Halloa/ Over the Fields/ Out at Grass/ Cubbing Morning/ October ... View more info

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In The Shires

By: Roberts, Sir Randal H., Bart

Price: $28.00

Publisher: England, F. V. White & Co.: 1888

Edition: Third Edition

Seller Id: 44883

Condition: Fair


Green illustrated cloth hardcover boards have a fox peering through a circle on upper corner, a gentleman jumping a horse on lower corner and title printed diagonally on the frt board and on back strip. Tips and spine ends bumped and lightly rubbed. Fair-good condition reading copy with small hole in rear floral end paper, boards cocked. Large Freeman's Library Bookshop label on frt paste down. Hinges cracked, text tight with no loose pages. A sporting novel that includes fox hunting and elements of Victorian society circa 1887. View more info

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A Patrick's Day Hunt

By: Ross, Martin; Somerville, E. OE.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Westminster, UK, Archibald Constable & Co., Ltd.: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44660

Condition: Good


First edition cloth covered boards with illustrated frt panel. Tips and spine ends rubbed. Hinges fine, no names. Half inch closed tear in margin of dedication page, all others fine save for light to moderate foxing on some pages. 8 full color plates and numerous b/w drawings throughout (first one loose and laid in). 47 ecru colored card stock weight pages. A rollicking fox hunting tale by the female Irish co-writing team of Somerville & Ross. Landscape folio measures 14 in long by 10 1/4 in tall and is now in protective, removable heavy clear archival mylar. View more info

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The Haughtyshire Hunt

By: Russell, Fox

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury, Agnew & Co.: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27736

Condition: Poor


Decorative red cloth with black lettering, spine sunned and barely legible. Book bumped and rubbed, 258 pages with page block separated from spine, leaves loose but all text is present save for two tissue guarded b/w plates. Clearly in need of rebinding for the collector but still a fragile copy for the careful reader. A light-hearted and very rare fox hunting novel of the day. Brilliantly illustrated in b/w by R.J. Richardson. View more info

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My Privileged Life with the Scarteen Black and Tans

By: Ryan, Thady, M.F.H.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: MD, The Derrydale Press: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34718

ISBN: 1586670964

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in mint, unclipped dust wrapper in new mylar. Only thing that keeps this one from being new is a colorless, former owner's initial embossed stamp on dedication page and a tidy gift inscription on verso. B/W mapped endpps. No tears or soil in the 300 pp text. Any marks you see on dj scan are from the protective, removable mylar sleeve and are not actually on the dj itself. The Ryans of Scarteen have been hunting their distinctive "Black and Tan" hounds for over three hundred years. The author, a universally loved sportsman, was Master and huntsman of this world-... View more info

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Shires and Provinces

By: Sabretache"; Barrow, Albert Stuart

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, Eyre and Spottiswoode Limited: 1927

Seller Id: 45824

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing oversized, hefty tome in navy blue cloth with bright gilt spine title. Book has hefty handmade paper throughout the 195 pp cream colored text and grey endpps. All colored plates of the various hunt clubs have been removed, but there are still many smaller line drawings by Lionel Edwards throughout. Fortunately, Mr. Edwards has painted different scenes of many British packs in a myriad of other books and the absence of the plates here isn't a total drag. Super rare dj is a professional reproduction that displays beautifully in new mylar. Book is 14" X 11.5" and weighs... View more info

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Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man

By: Sassoon, Siegfried; Intro By Sir Alan Lacelles

Price: $85.00

Publisher: NY, Coward-McCann, Inc: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44827

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in red cloth with sharp tips and lightly bumped spine ends, red and cream illustrated endpps show a man jumping a horse over a ditch. Text tight and bright with interesting former owners embossed stamp saying Boulder Cottage, Montrose, NY. 376 pp. Scarce color illustrated dust wrapper is a professional reproduction that shows small chips and loss at tips but displays well in new mylar. Gift quality volume that tells of the interesting life of a man growing up around and in the hunting field and then his wartime exploits. View more info

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Notes for Five-Minute Lectures to The Pony Club - Foxhunting

By: Scott, W. W. B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The British Horse Society: 1966

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller Id: 43758

Condition: Very Good


Very good stapled paperback with name on head of title page, else fine. 40 pp. Uncommon booklet includes: Foreword by Col. The Hon, C.G. Cubbitt, Preface, The Hunt, People of Importance, Hunt Staff and a Day in Kennel During Summer, Cub Hunting (People & Hounds), Hounds, Feeding, Conditioning, Exercise, Age and Capability, Riot, Shyness, Injuries, Hound Language, Hound Terms and Hunting Expressions. View more info

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Recollections of a Fox-Hunter

By: Scrutator (H. W. Horlock)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blacklett, Ltd: 1861

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 12613

Condition: Fair


Dark red embossed cloth rubbed, gilt faded, boards cocked. Front hinge taped but 347 pp text tight and bright. Name & address on fep, scarce first edition of this classic work. Book now has a protective removable plastic sleeve. View more info

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Hounds, Their Breeding And Kennel Management

By: Sentinel

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Horace Cox: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34755

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in red cloth boards with bright illustration of foxhound carrying the mask. Spine ends rubbed including a half inch of missing cloth at head of spine. Gilt title remains legible. Tips bumped and rubbed but remains presentable as a very rare offering. Former owner's name stamp on frt pastedn, 88 pp text crisp and unmarked save for one smoke mark in the gutter of one pp.. 22 b/w reproduction plates on glossy text are all present. Includes fold-out kennel layout ideas. Includes: Hound Breeding: Foxhounds, Harriers, Beagles./ "A Year's Work in Kennel"./ Brood Bi... View more info

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With Hound And Terrier In The Field Hunting Reminiscences

By: Serrell, Alys F.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, William Blackwood And Sons: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43521

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in red cloth with bright gilt spine titles. Cloth slightly marked, bumped extremities but not rubbed through. Tasteful armorial bookplate on fep of George Oakley Fisher of Chilton Condover in Hampshire, England. Hinges fine, text bright, edge of page block foxed. B/W Frontis and 53 other plates. 255 pp. Chapters include: Early Hunting Reminiscences/ First Days in Hants and Berks/ Terriers At Work I & II/ The Blackmore Vale/ Over Bank and Timber/ The Otter In The Lyd/ The Bloodhound in the Vale/ Good Sport/ The Old Black-and-Tan Terrier/ The End of a Long Reign/ The Bl... View more info

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Rennie The Fox The Fox that Destroyed a Pack of Hounds Only Three Survived

By: Shankland, Cuthbert H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wales, Hamilton Press:

Seller Id: 45662

ISBN: 0947732012

Condition: Fine


Fine red hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends in a near fine, unclipped, original dust wrapper in new mylar. 95 p. of fiction save for one true episode in it, and that is the merry dance a fox led the hounds of the Hambledon Hunt, the hounds being the property of Mr. Tom Smith, M.F.H. The run is described in the book, but I have up-dated it and have made Colonel Willoughby the M.F.H. who took over from Mr. Smith. The remainder of the book is sprinkled with facts and figures, including a few of my own estimates. I acknowledge that I owe a great deal to the works of famous naturalists, i... View more info

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Pack and Paddock

By: Shepperd, Tad

Price: $48.00

Publisher: NY, Derrydale: 1938

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller Id: 25096

Condition: Very Good


Lovely limited, numbered first Derrydale edition. #913 of 950 copies. Light soil on boards, corners square and lightly brushed, internally crisp, bright and unmarked. Poems of the fox chase and horse race with a multitude of belting b/w line illustrations by Paul Brown. 144 p. View more info

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Pack and Paddock SIGNED

By: Shepperd, Tad

Price: $250.00

Publisher: NY, Derrydale: 1938

Edition: First Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 44349

Condition: Very Good


Limited, numbered first Derrydale edition. #278 of 950 copies. Moderate soil on rear board, corners square and lightly brushed, internally crisp, bright and unmarked save for lengthy dedication by author to: Jack and Mary Hamilton, Dear friends and outstanding horsemen. May these verses recall to you a bit of horsemanship, a bit of sportsmanship and much of my friendship for you both. Tad Shepperd Abington, PA October 6, 1939. Small split on frt hinge, endpps foxed, occasional soil smudge in margins, no text obscured. 144 pp of poems of the fox chase and horse race with a multitude of belt... View more info

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Pack and Paddock

By: Shepperd, Tad

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY, Derrydale: 1938

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller Id: 45585

Condition: As New


As new book in lightly worn publisher's box. Stunning limited, numbered first edition #614 of 950 copies. Tidy former owner's name on fep, else crisp, bright and unmarked. Red cardboard box with color loss and one rubbed tip. No glassine dj. Poems of the fox chase and horse race with a multitude of line illustrations by Paul Brown. 144 p. View more info

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The Harboro' Country

By: Simpson, Charles

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 26053

Condition: Very Good


Original oatmeal colored linen with green titles very clean and bright but a bit loose (rippled) on rear board. No water damage seen inside. Upper tips bumped, lower tips still sharp.Text tight and bright w/tidy name on fep and light foxing on endpps. Advertisements at the end of the book. 24 beautiful colour plates and 52 black and white illustrations by the author. Includes Combe's large folding map of Leicestershire and the surrounding country. introduction by Lord Stalbridge, Joint Master of the Fernie Hunt. 240 pp. A stunning book of one of the most breathtaking hunting countries in the ... View more info

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The Rider With the Little Bugle SIGNED

By: Sinclair-Smith, Michael

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Canada, Anvil Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 29113

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in fine shape, sharp tips and spine ends. Signed by Sinclair-Smith on fep: "Enjoy! Michael Sinclair-Smith". Text as new. Fox hunting and polo fun with many b/w illustrations by Fog. 125 pp. View more info

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The Hunt Country of America SIGNED

By: Slater, Kitty

Price: $48.00

Publisher: NY, A. S. Barnes and Co.: 1968

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 46273

Condition: Very Good


Second printing of the first edition in mustard yellow cloth covered boards with bright gold spine title. SIGNED by Kitty Slater on blank front end paper, not signed to anybody in particular, just: 'Best Wishes, Kitty Slater'. Oversized, almost square book measures 10 x 1 x 11.25 inches. Board tips still sharp, with frt cover lower tip rubbed through 1/2 inch from corner tip, 3 others are fine. Spine ends lightly bumped and some light foxing/discoloration on cloth extremities & fore-edges and a smidge of soil on blank white endpapers. Rest of 247 pp text is tight and bright without other... View more info

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The Hunt Country of America

By: Slater, Kitty

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, A. S. Barnes and Co.: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46511

Condition: Very Good


First printing hardcover in yellow cloth covered boards with tips and spine ends bumped, text tight and bright with tidy gift ded on light finger soil on periphery of fep, rear end paper shows light soil but text margins are clean. Color photo illustrated Dj is a professional reproduction that shows small creases and color loss at spine ends, bit of finger soil and age toning at extremities of white background rear panel, displays well in new mylar. Oversized postage required for priority or international destinations. A compendium of the chase in North America, centering in Northern Virgi... View more info

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The Hunt Country of America Revisited

By: Slater, Kitty; Foreword by Paul Mellon

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Cranbury, NJ, Cornwall Books: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46315

ISBN: 084534773X

Condition: Near Fine


Gorgeous first edition hardcover in glossy black paper covered boards with sharp tips and head of spine, spine foot bumped but no broken paper. Measures 12.25" x 9 .5" x 1" , 264 pp text is crisp, tight and unmarked and has several sections of glossy color photos. ISBN: 084534773X. Will require additional funds for priority mail or international destinations. Please email before placing your order. A full circle to the work that Kitty began in 1967 when she wrote 'The Hunt Country of America' which sold out in four months. Profusely illustrated with color and black & white... View more info