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Slipper's ABC of Fox Hunting

By: Somerville E. OE., M.F.H.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: London, New York & Bombay, Longman's, Green & Co: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27708

Condition: Very Good


Solid copy with bumped corners and splotchy rear board, few rubs to cloth on backstrip, tips brushed, one small poke through cloth on front board near front gutter. Inner hinges fine, spine cracked at title page, page block tight and going nowhere. Dedicated in token of ancient friendship to The West Carbery Hounds (as published, not handwritten) VG. 1st ed. of this charming alphabet printed on one side of the page on high quality paper. Each letter has a 4 line verse faced by a fabulous full page colored engraving by the author (20 illus. in all). Done in the style of Cecil Aldin with image... View more info

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Mount Music

By: Somerville E. OE., Ross, Martin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Longman's, Green & Co: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29089

Condition: Very Good


1st edition 339 pp. Green cloth with black titles. Gilt title on backstrip. Corners bumped and lightly rubbed, spine ends rubbed with tiny tears in cloth. Displays well nonetheless. A solid copy with personal embossed ownership stamp on fep, vintage bookstore sticker on rear pastedown, no writing. First US edition. Typically charming, gently humorous novel of horses and hounds in Ireland by two cousin authors. Violet Florence Martin is Martin Ross and "Edith" Somerville who were best known to contemporary readers as the authors of the books on which "The Irish R. M." series of ... View more info

In Mr. Knox's Country

By: Somerville E. OE., Ross, Martin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1915

Seller Id: 48957

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition hardcover in taupe cloth covered boards with gilt title spine and Longmans' Colonial Edition imprinted in black at the foot of the backstrip. Board tips are sharp, spine ends are bumped and it is lacking the dj. Endpapers age toned but there is no writing, tears, soil or faults within whatsoever. Includes 8 full page duo-tone plates by Miss Somerville. In this third and final volume of stories about Major Sinclair Yeates, he encounters familiar friends - old Mr. Knox, Mr and Mrs Flurry Knox - and new - Major Apollo Riggs, the 'Comte de Pralines', the innumerable... View more info

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In Mr. Knox's Country

By: Somerville E. OE., Ross, Martin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1915

Seller Id: 46957

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition hardcover in taupe cloth covered boards with gilt title spine and Longmans' Colonial Edition imprinted in black at the foot of the backstrip. Board tips are sharp, spine ends are bumped and it is lacking the dj. Endpapers age toned but there is no writing, tears, soil or faults within whatsoever. Includes 8 full page duo-tone plates by Miss Somerville. In this third and final volume of stories about Major Sinclair Yeates, he encounters familiar friends - old Mr. Knox, Mr and Mrs Flurry Knox - and new - Major Apollo Riggs, the 'Comte de Pralines', the innumerable... View more info

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Further Experiences of an Irish R.M.

By: Somerville, E. OE. and Martin Ross

Price: $28.00

Publisher: England, The R. S. Surtees Society: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 47031

ISBN: 0950769762

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first printing of the R. S. Surtees Society publication 1984. Book shows sharp tips and spine ends, there is negligible darkening to tips, a smidge of a soil spot on the upper tip edge of page block, else as new. Super clean light yellow linen with ink black titles looks terrific from all sides. No names, tears or soil within the 315 pp text which also has a list of Surtees Society members in the rear as well as other offerings from the publisher. More bumbling adventures of the Irish ex-British Army officer Resident Magistrate (R.M.) who was appointed to his position in Ire... View more info

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Some Experiences of an Irish R.M.

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

Price: $28.00

Publisher: England, The R. S. Surtees Society: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 47032

ISBN: 0950769746

Condition: Fine


Gift quality first printing of the R. S. Surtees Society publication 1983. Lovely, straight, sharp hardcover in pine green cloth covered boards with bright gilt spine title, bright red cover titles and black line drawing of the 'R.M.', a man that resembles Walter Matthau on the front board, and a line drawing of a large hound laying down on the rear board. 309 pp which also has a list of Surtees Society members in the rear as well as other offerings from the publisher. 12 stories in this volume. As the straightman narrator, observer, and regular butt of hundreds of hilarious trials and ... View more info

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Some Experiences of an Irish R.M.

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

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1928

Edition: New Edition (2nd)

Seller Id: 47035

Condition: Good


Sixth printing of the new edition printed from fresh type hardcover in 1928. A straight and sharp hardcover in bright red cloth covered boards with bright gilt spine title. Frt cover has a gorgeous embossed custom emblem consisting of Celtic interwoven lines with two dragons heads and the author's initials on either ends in circles. Book has sharp tips and bumped spine ends, plus a 1" x 2" mouse chew through the jacket and backstrip of book that affects the text not at all. One tidy name on fep and faint foxing on the edges of the page block. Price clipped original cream backg... View more info

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Some Experiences of an Irish R.M.

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

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1947

Seller Id: 47048

Condition: Good


A straight and sharp hardcover in rust cloth covered boards with bright gilt spine title. Book has sharp tips and bumped spine ends. Two tiny, tidy names on fep and faint foxing on the edges of the page block. Un-clipped original cream background dust jacket has small chips at tips and spine ends and a 3" split from the foot up on the rear panel/spine corner. There is a triangular fade mark on the foot of spine cloth from a previously folded under bit, now straightened out and displays well. e straightman narrator, observer, and regular butt of hundreds of hilarious trials and mishap... View more info

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The Sweet Cry of Hounds

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

Price: $38.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33621

Condition: Very Good +


First American Edition, Illustrated by E. OE. Somerville. Backstrip sunned with ends slightly rubbed on red cloth boards. Internally fine with some light foxing throughout, more on endpp. Original unclipped DJ shows surface wear from storage, small chips at extremities and a small triangular chip at head of rear panel. Displays well in new mylar. 132 pp. Wonderful accounts of following the fox with horse and hounds. Mikey-Dan is a boy through whom the reader experiences the realities of foxhunting. Set in Ireland. View more info

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The Sweet Cry of Hounds

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

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. LTD.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 34843

Condition: Fine


Fine first edition, Illustrated by E. OE. Somerville. Original navy cloth with paper label gilt title on backstrip. Corners sharp, spine ends lightly bumped. Internally fine with no foxing, names or soil. Professionally reproduced unclipped dj is red and cream with black lettering showing age toning but no loss. Displays beautifully in new mylar. 132 pp. with 4 full-page illustrated plates including frontispiece, and 17 further in-text illustrations by the author, Edith Somerville Wonderful accounts of following the fox with horse and hounds. Mikey-Dan is a boy through whom the reader exper... View more info

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The Terrier's Vocation

By: Sparrow, Geoffrey; M.C., T.D., F.R.C.S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, J.A. Allen & Co.: 1961

Edition: Second Edition

Seller Id: 44447

Condition: Near Fine


Second edition hardcover in sage green cloth with gilt titles have sharp tips and lightly bumped spine ends. Tidy gift dedication on lightly foxed fep. 118 pp text tight and bright with numerous illustrations by the author and copies from old prints. Contents include: A Terrier's Job/ His Origin/ The Show Terrier/ The Working Sort/ Getting a Pack Together/ Choice of Type/ Breeding/ Management/ Early Training/ Rat Catching/ Cub Hunting/ The Sound of the Horn/ The Terrier Man/ The Fox, The Badger and the Otter and the Hunting of Them, with special reference to the Terrier/ Badger Digging/ Cho... View more info

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The Way of a Fox

By: St. Ledger-Gordon, D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Scientific Book Club: 1952

Seller Id: 43110

Condition: Very Good


Brilliant copy in yellow cloth boards, tips sharp, spine ends bumped, Professionally reproduced dj in new mylar displays well. 192 pp, pg block lightly foxed. Chapters include: The Fox of Fantasy/ The Real Fox/ The British Fox/ How Foxes Live/ Relations with Cats and Dogs/ Green Highways/ The Beast of the Brushwood/ The Evolution of a Fox-Earth/ Individual Foxes/ Problems for the Vixen/ How Foxes Die/ The Beast of the Chase/ The Evolution of Fox-Hunting/ Fox-Hunting To-Day/ The Future of Fox-Hunting. Includes 9 b/w glossy photo plates. View more info

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Hunting Countries

By: Stewart, F.A.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33361

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover in red cloth with gilt title and huntsman landing over a hedge front board. Light soil, faint cup ring, spine cloth missing, tips rubbed w/boards showing. Inner hinges tender but not split, text tight and bright w/occasional finger soil on margins. One 3/4" closed tear on foot of contents page. All plates present. No date, circa 1935. 85 pp with a myriad of b/w illustrations and 12 full page color plates with light foxing in margins but still suitable for framing. Included is a professionally reproduced dust wrapper that shows little loss at spine ends but displays ... View more info

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Saddle Room Songs

By: Stirrup-Cup

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, John White, Stroud: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31855

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in red paper with grey cloth spine and black lettering. Boards somewhat soiled w/a chip on the red paper that has been touched up with red marker. Tips bumped but not excessively rubbed. 56 pg text crisp and bright without names or tears. Light foxing on endpapers. 20 sporting poems and songs of the countryside, race track, field and fox. Includes: Dedication/ Haydon Days/ Waterford Fair/ The Dealer Buys/ The Dealer Sells/ The Run of the Season/ Unclean/ Cubbing/ The Pitman's Derby/ Blencathra/ A Passing/ Down Berkeley Way/ Little Red Fox/ A Berkeley Toast/ A Hunting Son... View more info

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Songs Of The Fell Packs

By: Style, D. C. W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cumbria, UK, Melbreak Hunt Club Horse Show Committee: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45796

Condition: Very Good


1st edition soft cover in illustrated red card covers with a 3/4" round sticker pull and glue mark on upper cover. Cover pulling at lower staple but still holding. Cover sunned at periphery. 80 pp text is crisp and unmarked. No illustrations within. Includes words for 102 songs put to 9 familiar tunes from some of our most favorite sporting poets like Will H. Ogilvie, G. J. Whyte-Melville, Henry Fielding, D. P. Todd Kendal, W. H. Marshall M. F. H. and many more. This collection consists mainly of songs and ballads relating to the Fell Foxhound Packs of Cumbria, UK. The songs repres... View more info

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Elements of Hunting

By: Summerhays, R.S.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1950

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller Id: 43512

Condition: Very Good +


2nd edition hardcover in red cloth with gilt titles, corners sharp, spine ends bumped and lightly rubbed, name on age toned frt end paper. 120 pp unmarked w/16 full page b/w illustrations by Lloyd. Contents: Foreword/ The Hunter/ The Price/ The Clothes/ The Meet/ The Jumps/ The Farmer/ The Larker/ The Fox/ The Hound/ The Huntsman/ The Whippers-In/ The Cup-Hunt/ The Stag-Hunt/ The Line, The Etiquette/ The Language. View more info

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Handley Cross or Mr. Jorrocks Hunt

By: Surtees, R. S.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 17638

Condition: Very Good +


Lovely red cloth boards with sunned extremties. (First Edition in this form). 667pp, Gilt spine title on black square, "1930" and small horse head vignette in gilt at base of spine. Top edte gilt. Text fine, no inscripions. View more info

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Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities

By: Surtees, R. S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 17642

Condition: Very Good


Reprint hardcover in red cloth boards with white lettered title on sunned and marked spine. Boards have some light spots, corners sharp, spine ends bumped. 207 pp text tight and bright with tidy dated name on fep. Many full page color plates. Classic tale of the chase. View more info

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Plain or Ringlets?

By: Surtees, R. S.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1951

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller Id: 45572

Condition: Very Good


A beautiful smaller 4th edition in red cloth with black title showing sharp tips and spine ends. No sunning on cloth. 539 pp text tight and bright with tidy embossed former owner's initials on fep. Many full page color plates. Classic tale of the chase. View more info

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Mr. Facey Romford's Hounds The "Jorrocks" Edition

By: Surtees, R. S.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury, Agnew & Co. Limd.: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45584

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover rebound in green linen and leather with 5 raised bands and gilt ruled edges, and blindstamped huntsman, hounds and fox in boxes on fpine. Original blue illustrated cover is bound in rear. Board tips bumped and rubbed. Text tight and bright with rear hinge cracked and front hinge starting but page block going nowhere. Classic tale of the chase loaded with b/w vignettes and 8 full page b/w plates. Hand-colored tissue-guarded frontis in fine shape. Originally published 1865. Former copy of the late Joseph B. Wiley Jr of Bedminster NJ with his sig on fep. Wiley: July 2... View more info