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Across Country

By: Wanderer; D'Avigdor , Elim H.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury, Agnew & Co.: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33400

Condition: Fair


Image shown has reflection from scanner on mylar wrap over book and is not a flaw on the cloth. Gilt and black blindstamped decorative cloth showing hunt scene on frt board, most of backstrip has chipped away (dry cloth). Book now wrapped in mylar sleeve and is well protected. Spine ends sharp, beveled board tips bumped and lightly rubbed. Inner hinges fine. Page block tight, former owner's embossed stamp on fep. Contents clean. 361 pp. + 22 color plates incl. frontisp... View more info

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In The Pink or The Little Muchley Run

By: Watson, Frederick

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, H. F. & G. Witherby: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43430

Condition: Good


First edition 1932. Publisher's original black cloth boards are piped and lettered in red with fox mask cover. Cloth is worn and much of this red lettering is missing. Text is tight, crisp and bright. Professionally reproduced illustrated dust wrapper displays well in new mylar. Watson has done it again, he's produced a book that combines a riveting account of days afield, melded with a razor sharp wit and ease of presentation culminating in a book one just cannot put... View more info

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Lionel Edwards Master of the Sporting Scene Fine 1st ED/HB/DJ

By: Watson, J.N.P.; Foreword By The Marquess of Dufferin and Ava.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, The Sportsman's Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45576

ISBN: 0948253088

Condition: Fine


Gift quality volume. Not ex-lib. Brown paper covered boards with lightly bumped (not rubbed) tips and spine ends, 127 pp, profusely illust text as new. Second printing, same year as the first edition, 1986. Unclipped dj in new mylar is fine, no tears or color loss, and glows with wrap around color art of a foxhunt in full cry including ladies riding aside and the glorious patchwork landscape of England in the distance. L.E., as he was universally known to his fellow a... View more info

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Hound & Horn

By: Weidner, Ruth Irwin; Intro by William Secord; Designed by Keith Helmetag

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, The Dog Museum of America:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44665

Condition: Very Good


Undated stapled 24 pp paperback vertically creased. No names, tears or soil. Circa 2000. An illustrated catalogue issued to accompany an exhibit of paintings, drawings, sculpture, and decorative arts related to fox hunting. Offered by a full time, professional bookseller, members of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association since its inception. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. View more info

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Songs & Verses

By: Whyte-Melville, G.J.; Illust Lionel Edwards

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Company Ltd: 1926

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 40027

Condition: Very Good


Lovely 2nd printing hardcover in navy blue cloth with bright gilt titles on frt board and backstrip. Corners bumped showing color loss but no major rubbing. Cloth on boards not pulled as tight as it could be, bit of wavyness but nothing offensive. Pictorial dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction that displays well and will keep this book in fine form. Text unmarked save for age toning on end pages. Most of the colored tipped-in plates on heavy brown card st... View more info

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Pendley and a Pack of Hounds

By: Williams, Dorian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Hoddder and Stoughton Ltd.: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44138

Condition: Very Good


1st edition in green cloth with light sunning along top edge, tips still sharp but do show some breaks in cloth from storage. Unclipped dj is very tatty and splotchy w/color loss and chips, especially on backstrip but title remains legible. 191 pp text crisp and tight w/ former owners bookplate on fep and small paper pull on rear pastedn. Solid reading copy of Dorian Williams biography. A well known show-jumping commentator and the author of Clear Round, the story of ... View more info

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Over The Open Colonial Edition

By: Williams, W. Phillpotts

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, F. V. White & Co: 1897

Seller Id: 44407

Condition: Very Good


Olive green cloth has a scrape on backstrip. Gilt title legible, tips and spine ends show color loss and are bumped but not rubbed through. No Illustrations, not exlib, no DJ. Rare sporting book by the author of "Poems in Pink' and "Plain Poems" and formerly Master and Huntsman of the Netton Harriers. Former owner's pencil name on fep "Buckingham". Few stray short pen & colored pencil marks on frt pastedn. Inner hinges fine. Vintage bookstall c... View more info

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Hunting, Sporting & Dog Poems

By: Williams, W., M.A. (Oxon,)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Arthur H. Stockwell:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43375

Condition: Very Good


Exceedingly uncommon 24 pp book with French flap card covers. No date, circa 1885. Pages browned but not brittle. Edges of wrapper soiled at extrems, some rubbing along sewn spine. Light foxing within, No former names or markings. Contents include: Cricket/ Parted/ Called Up - Good-Bye, Old Dog!/ We'll All Go A Hunting To-Day!/ Our Dogs/ Our Dogs - Hands Off!/ Tim the Poacher and His Dog/ The Old M.F.H./ The Missing M.F.H./ The Blind Man's Dog/ Pan/ The Old Country S... View more info

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Christopher in His Sporting Jacket

By: Wilson, John (Christopher North)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, McClure, Phillips & Co.: 1901

Edition: Limited

Seller Id: 17636

Condition: Good


1901 Limited edition, one of 2500. 132 pp. Illustrated with un-colored etchings and numerous black and white vignettes. Sporting sketches from the author's boyhood in late 18th century Scotland including fox hunting, shooting and fighting. Red cloth and grey boards, gold and black titles show rubbed corners. Front hinge paper cracked, text tight and bright. Professionally photo-reproduced dj in new mylar has one chip near foot of spine on front board, a 1/2" chip a... View more info

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List of The Wilton Hounds Season 1954-55. August 1954

By: Wilton Hunt Committee Chairman: The Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Dorset, UK, Jamesons' Countryside Press: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44463

Condition: Very Good


Red card covers with handsome fox mask illustration on rear cover. Measures 4.5 in x 3 1/8 in. 9 pp of text. Two staples rusted but no loose leaves. Pencil notes and marginalia do not interfere with the reading. Title pg info: The Wildon Hounds Aubust, 1954. The Property of the Wilton Hunt Committee. Chairman: The Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery; Acting Master: D. E. Main, Esq. Huntsman: Arthur Moody, The Kennels, Wilton, Salisbury. Hon. Secretary: H. M. Trethowan, Esql,... View more info

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Foxhunting with Melvin Poe Signed

By: Winants, Peter

Price: $65.00

Publisher: MD, Derrydale Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 15029

ISBN: 1586670972

Condition: As New


Lovely, crisp copy in black cloth boards with gilt titles. SIGNED by Melvin Poe. On the title page: "MELVIN POE HUME, VA 22639". Pictorial dj in new mylar is lovely. 250 pp. A comprehensive work and a must for anyone interested in Virginia hunt history. Foxhunting is in Melvin Poe"s blood. As a child, he hunted with hounds owned by his grandfather and father in Rappahannock County, Virginia, and he became the professional huntsman for the Old Dominion H... View more info

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Foxhunting with Melvin Poe

By: Winants, Peter

Price: $75.00

Publisher: MD, Derrydale Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 22974

ISBN: 1586670972

Condition: As New


Lovely, crisp copy in black cloth boards with gilt titles double signed by Melvin Poe. Once on the title page: HAPPY HUNTING MELVIN POE HUME, VA 22639; then again over an early photo of himself with his famous cow horn in the beginning of the text. Pictorial dj in new mylar is lovely. 250 pp. A comprehensive work and a must for anyone interested in Virginia hunt history. Foxhunting is in Melvin Poe"s blood. As a child, he hunted with hounds owned by his grandfath... View more info

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Mr. Fox How He Went Hunting

By: Wood, Lawson

Price: $45.00

Publisher: England, F. Warne & Co.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44406

Condition: Near Fine


Charming book measures 4" x 4", 12 pp. No date, circa 1920. No names or tears, light surface soil. Two original staples in spine not rusted. There is a rat about so Mr. Fox rounds up his country companions and they ride wooden horses on wheels dressed in formal hunting togs including a side-saddle rabbit huntress. Rat gets away and Mr. Fox has a narrow escape himself in the end. One of the six vintage "Mr" books by Lawson Wood. A perfect holiday treat f... View more info

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Fox-Hunting

By: Young, J.R.; Intro By Earl Winterton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.,: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28685

Condition: Very Good +


First edition. Lovely green cloth boards with gilt medallion on frt board of tree and pasture w/billowy clouds in sky, also tree image on backstrip along with bright gilt titles. 172 pp. No inscriptions, tight bright copy, inner hinges fine. Part of the English Heritage Series Edited by Viscount Lee of Fareham and Sir John Squire. Pocket sized volume, perfect to tuck into a bag for travel. Chapters include: The Horse/ The Fox/ On Hounds/ Ancient Days/ Transition/ A Selec... View more info

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A Field Of Horses: The World of Marshall P. Hawkins SIGNED

By: Young, James L. M.F.H.; Foreword by Jaqueline Kennedy Onassis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: MD, The Derrydale Press Foxhunters' Library: 2002

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 17407

ISBN: 1586670956

Condition: Fine


Presentation copy, signed by author on title page: With best wishes for a great life with horse or hound from the author Jimmy Young". Landscape format, 192 pp. 1st Derrydale printing hardcover in unclipped dj in mylar. Text has no former owners marks. Appears unread. DJ Mylar has some light scratches from storage that appear worse then they are due to the camera flash. I'll be happy to swap the dj into a new sleeve if the owner requests. A fabulous look at a g... View more info

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A Field of Horses: The World of Marshall P. Hawkins SIGNED

By: Young, James L. M.F.H.; Foreword by Jaqueline Kennedy Onassis

Price: $65.00

Publisher: TX, Taylor Publishing Co.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 28777

ISBN: 0878336257

Condition: Fine


Signed and dated by author on title page: "With Best Wishes for a Good Life with Horses" Jimmy Young Sept 07". Long 8vo, 192 pp oversized landscape format coffee table book. Fine in near fine price clipped dj. True first edition published by Taylor 1988. A crisp & lovely gift quality hardcover that shows some scratches on the clear dj mylar which look worse than they actually are, due to camera flash. Happy to replace the mylar if requested by buyer. A ... View more info

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Customs, Etiquette And Turnout In The Hunting Field of The Orange County Hunt

By: Young, James L. MFH; McCleary, Joel MFH; Coles, John, MFH; Matheson, Malsolm III - Field Master

Price: $27.00

Publisher: The Plains, VA, Orange County Hunt: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 34849

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition card cover 22 pp paperback. Author's presentation copy signed on cover to "Karen - Keep your great attitude and enjoy this meager offering. Jimmy Young." Contents: A Concise History/ Description of Country/ Hunt Organization/ Invitations to Hunt/ Guest Protocol, Turnout/ Hunting Customs and Etiquette/ Landowner Relations, Corollary Hunt Events/ Field Emergency Procedures, Orange County Land Trust. View more info