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Quorn Hunt To Commemorate the Opening of the New Kennels at Kirby Bellairs June 1991

By: Quorn Hunt (The)

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Leicester, England, AB Printers Limited: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46292

Condition: Near Fine


Rare 16 pp stapled booklet illustrating the planning, design and construction of the new home of the Quorn foxhounds. Shows light wear from storage, tips not exactly straight. No ownership marks, tears or soil inside. Many b/w & color photos along with a bit of hunt history. Large item measures nearly 12 in tall x 8.25 in. Great item for collectors of foxhunting history and ephemera. From Pawdy Cross Roads to Kirby Bellars, considerable problems associated with the Kennels at Barrow on Soar, increasing traffic and mounting repair bills prompted the hunt to construct new and magnificent b... View more info

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The Noble Science A Few General Ideas on Fox-Hunting 2 Volume Set

By: Radcliffe, F. P. Delme; Revised, Corrected and Enlarged By William C. A. Blew, M.A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons Ltd: 1911

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 15116

Condition: Very Good +


Lovely pair of matching books in dark green cloth with elaborate gilt titles, Spine ends bumped and lightly rubbed, texts tight and bright. Gift dedication and cartoon dog drawing on fep, Tips bumped and brushed, head of spine cloth split from pulling off shelf, all spine ends bumped. 331 combined page count has untrimmed edges. Looks good on the shelf and filled with a myriad topics per the field and the chase. View more info

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Forrard-On!

By: Rancher

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15687

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover, no dj with the lightest bit of soil on foot of frt board, bit of faint age spotting on back strip. 1/3" closed tear in cloth at head of spine. 95 pp text clean. Poetry of the horse, the fox hunt and of riding cross country with 16 beautiful full page Lionel Edwards plates featuring Exmoor Ponies, horses and hounds, a rider leading his horse in the rain, jumping in rough country, a side-saddle rider trailed by a child on a pony all done in Lionel Edwards' lively style. View more info

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Tally-Ho Back!

By: Rancher

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 12268

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in orange cloth boards bumped and rubbed at tips, watermarked on outer edge of boards, text not marked. 101 pp text is clean, hinges tight and solid, no marks from former owners. 16 delightful pencil drawings by Lionel Edwards combine with melodic sporting prose throughout. View more info

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Foxhunting Formalities

By: Reeve, J. Stanley

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Privately Printed: 1959

Seller Id: 40835

Condition: Good +


Yellow card cover paperback with smoke darkened 3/4 of frt cover, text tight and bright. 20 pp. Solid copy of a much sought foundation volume on the sport of fox hunting. A must-have for the beginner. View more info

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Foxhunting Formalities

By: Reeve, J. Stanley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Privately Printed: 1959

Seller Id: 41592

Condition: Good +


Yellow card cover paperback with smoke darkened on outer edge of rear cover, text tight and bright. 20 pp. Solid copy of a much sought foundation volume on the sport of fox hunting. A must-have for the beginner. View more info

Fox Hunting Formalities Issued as a Supplement to "The Sportsman" Vol. VI - No. VI

By: Reeve, J. Stanley

Price: $35.00

Publisher: MA, The Sportsman Publishing Company, Inc.: 1929

Seller Id: 45929

Condition: Very Good


First printing paperback in buff colored card covers. A tall offering measures 12 1/5" x 9 5/8" wide. Bottom edge tatty, few micro closed tears, cover tips curled, 1 1/2" split at foot of spine on cover, head of spine rubbed, lightly 'mottled' on frt cover fore edge and rear cov near spine. All that to say that it sounds worse than it looks. Internally the stapled pages are secure, clean and unmarked, no names etc. A very informative and sometimes humorous introduction to the sport.. Includes 4 full page glossy color plates. 1: Thomas Oldaker mounted on Pickle with his houn... View more info

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Foxhunting Formalities

By: Reeve, J. Stanley

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, The Derrydale Press: 1930

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller Id: 46736

Condition: Fair


1st limited edition. One of 990 unsigned, 8 7/8" tall hardcover volumes. A thin (55 page) volume in brown mottled paper covered boards made to look like leather with a bright gold gilt blind-stamped title on frt cover and backstrip. This is a serviceable working copy as the front board is detached and the entire volume shows color loss along all edges and tips. The FOX of FOXHUNTING on the back strip is missing, rest of title present and legible. 55 page block has numerous illustrations and an untrimmed fore-edge. Pictorial frontispiece and 26 other black and white, full page drawings ... View more info

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Covert-Side Courtship & "Rhubarb" SIGNED, LIMITED BOXED SET The Diary of a Gentleman's Hunter Slipcased Set

By: Reeve, Katharine Roosevelt & J. Stanley

Price: $100.00

Publisher: PA, Bright Books: 1988

Edition: 1st Limited Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Publisher

Seller Id: 45821

ISBN: 0944766021

Condition: Fine


Fine boxed set of hardcovers in red cloth covered boards with ruled gilt edges, a gilt hound "working" on front of Covert-Side Courtship and the mint condition slipcase, and a gilt bob-tail fox hunter in tack on the cover of "Rhubarb". Spine of slipcase has both titles in gilt and a rider's gilt silhouette from the chest up, wearing hunt cap and rider/hound at foot with Bright Books name. Other end is open and shows both book spines, displays beautifully from either end. Five full page b/w silhouettes in the by J. Stanley Reeve in "Courtship", and seven in "Rhub... View more info

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The Complete Foxhunter

By: Richardson, Charles

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1908

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 20232

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover 299 pp. Profusely illustrated with 42 wonderful full page b/w photos with color frontis and three others in color by Henry Alken. No foxing, hinges fine, text tight and bright. Tasteful bookplate on frt pastedn, tidy name on corner clipped fep. Embossed title on cover, bright gilt title on spine. Rare professionally reproduced dj in new mylar displays beautifully. We cannot begin to convey the importance of this work. Plenty of emphasis on the real workers of the hunt field.... the 'ounds. Fabulous photos and a very engaging text. Contents include: A Historical Sket... View more info

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Fox Hunting

By: Ridley, Jane

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46976

ISBN: 0002179490

Condition: Fine


Gift quality first edition, first printing hardcover in olive green paper covered boards showing sharp tips and lightly bumped spine ends. Three fine volumes available. None with any names, tears or soil inside, All in lovely color illustrated dust wrappers having an early foxhunting scene. The only difference on these volumes are the jackets. One is not clipped and shows original price, one is price-clipped, and the third is not price-clipped but has no price on the frt flap. All are fine first editions and have the same details on the copyright pages. I'll sell the unclipped, priced o... View more info

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Foxhunting In England, Ireland and North America A Life In Hunt Service

By: Robards, Hugh, M.F.H.; Foreword by Captain R. E. Wallace, M.F.H.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: MD, The Derrydale Press: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 47043

ISBN: 1586670360

Condition: Fine


Gift quality first edition, first printing hardcover in red cloth covered boards with bright gilt titles and fox masks on spine and front board. Spine ends and tips sharp. No names, tears or soil in the 221 pp text illustrated with black & white photographs. Nice foxhunting motif drawings printed on the pastedowns. This is an unread copy in unclipped photo-illustrated dust jacket in new mylar. Here is a fascinating autobiography by Hugh J. Robards, huntsman for twenty-seven years of the County Limerick hunt in Ireland and currently Master and huntsman of the Rolling Rock Hunt in Ligonier... View more info

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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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Rusty Fox Goes To The Banquet

By: Ross, Margaret

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Museum Press Limited: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 47047

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in illustrated glossy paper covered boards showing rubbed tips and bumped spine ends. Professionally created dust jacket has the same art as the boards, shows light surface soil on the white background areas but is complete and displays very well. Hinge papers fine, bit of a ripple to the front pastedown from glue at the time of printing. The 48 pp text is crisp and clean with three short taped tears in the white margins only and not on any of the pages that have colored plates. Includes twelve full page colored plates by the author plus several b/w vignettes through... 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