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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

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The Hunt Country of America Then and Now 20th Anniversary Special Limited Edition 1967 - 1997 AUTHOR SIGNED

By: Slater, Kitty; Intro by Paul Mellon; Foreword by Miss Charlotte Noland

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Upperville, VA, Virginia Reel, Inc.: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 46311

ISBN: 096613866X

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition hardcover in red cloth covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends. SIGNED by Kitty Slater on title page (no dedication or date, just her first and last name). Measures 12.5" x 9 .5" x 1" , 234 pp. 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 over 250 color and black & white photography, this volume has delineated, expande... View more info

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The Life Of A Fox Written By Himself And Extracts From The Diary Of A Huntsman

By: Smith, Thomas Esq., Ex-M.F.H. Craven, Pytchley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1896

Edition: New Edition

Seller Id: 39745

Condition: Very Good


New edition in red marbled boards in half velum with worn but legible rust leather spine label. All edges bumped, shelf wear on boards but no major fraying. Top edge rich gilt, others untrimmed. 304 pp, endpps foxed, tissue guarded colored plates by G.H. Jalland and line drawings by the author. 14 illust in all. Endpapers quite foxed but innards quite clear. Dark green endpapers bearing the bookplate of The Reverend Windham de la Poer Beresford-Peirse, as well as William Proctor Baker of Brislington, Somerset. The former was a member of British Peerage b. Nov 1858- d. Sept 1940. William... View more info

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The Magic of the Quorn

By: Smith, Ulrica Murray; Foreword By HRH Prince Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32002

ISBN: 0851313620

Condition: Fine


Brilliant green hardcover with bright gilt titles, sharp tips and spine ends. Former owner's name/date on fep, price clipped dj in new mylar bumped at top edge, else as new. This is the first edition, 8 3/4" tall at spine, 94 pp. Many wonderful b/w photographs from yesteryear as well as line drawings well peppering the lively text. This is a unique account of foxhunting in Leicestershire by Ulrica Murray Smith, who has been Joint-Master of this famous pack for more than 21 years. Her personal view of hunting in this superb hunting country from the 1930's to the present day is spiced with h... View more info

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More Bandobast

By: Snaffles, (Payne, Charlie Johnson

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19224

Condition: Very Good


Light surface wear and soil to cream linen cloth boards, innards fine, no inscriptions, tears or soil. Card laid in stating that the original drawings by "Snaffles" contained in this book will be exhibited during October 1936 at The Sporting Gallery, 70 Jermyn St. London. DJ in acid-free mylar sleeve is a professional reproduction showing only one 1" x 1" bit of loss at foot of rear panel which affects nothing (no text or drawing damaged due to loss). Approx 104 pp with 12 leaves of color mounted plates. Snaffles was born Charlie John Payne in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire ... View more info

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Osses and Obstacles

By: Snaffles, (Payne, Charlie Johnson

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 23968

Condition: Very Good


1st edition oversized volume measuring 12 1/2" at the spine edge, has 100 unpaginated leaves without tears or soil. Beige cloth boards show lightly bumped tips (not rubbed through) and slight darkened beige cloth at extremities. Tiny bit of glue rems near foot of spine on front board cloth. Original DJ in new mylar has small chips at spine ends but still displays well. A lovely compilation loaded with full page and vignette drawings of men and women astride and aside all in search of Charles James and the various natural obstacles encountered by these brave and foolish souls, followed by a... View more info

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Osses and Obstacles

By: Snaffles, (Payne, Charlie Johnson

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 23969

Condition: Good


1st edition oversized volume measuring 12 1/2" at the spine edge, has 100 unpaginated leaves without tears or soil. Beige cloth board tips rubbed with slightly darkened beige cloth at extremities. DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction that is darkened w/age but still displays well w/small chips at spine ends. A lovely compilation loaded with full page and vingnette drawings of men and women astride and aside all in search of Charles James and the various natural obstacles encountered by these brave and foolish souls, followed by a short chapter on the hell-raising sport of H... View more info

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Four-Legged Friends and Acquaintances

By: Snaffles, (Payne, Charlie Johnson

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 23970

Condition: Very Good


1st edition in dj. Cream linen hardcover with bright brown title on back strip, boards lightly bowed. 96 pg text crisp and unmarked. Original dj in new mylar shows bits of loss but displays very well. "Glancing back through the years of my life," writes Snaffles, "I feel that I have been a very lucky fellow indeed to have acquired such memories, and the drawing of them has added, with compound interest, the pleasure these reflections have brought to me in reliving these incidents." Includes many of his favorite fox hunters, racers & chasers, scruffy hunting terriers and lo... View more info

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A Half Century of Memories

By: Snaffles, (Payne, Charlie Johnson)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44816

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover with barely a trace of soil board extremities, fep removed, light foxing on paste downs & copyright pp, 95 pp text fine. Original dust wrapper shows bits of loss but still displays well. Fabulous art by Snaffles. Includes fox hunting, pig-sticking, military art and much more. View more info