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Foxhunting What it is, and How it is Conducted

By: Brock, D. W. E.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, British Field Sports Society: 1946

Edition: Possible 1st.

Seller Id: 34855

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely little card cover 32 pp booklet telling the whys and wherefore's of Fox Hunting. Super light soil on rear cover periphery, internally crisp and unmarked. Cover photo by Jim Meads. Includes: Foreword/ Foxhunting: The Organization of a Hunt/ The Country/ The Fox/ The Foxhound/ The Hunt Staff/ The Horse/ Hunting the Fox/ The Field. View more info

Hunting By Ear w/ 45 RPM E.P Record & CD

By: Brock, D.W.E.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: London, H. F. & G. Witherby Ltd: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 38404

Condition: Very Good


Bright red reprint hardcover with gilt lettering has several tiny spots of color loss on front board and foot of spine shows light shelf wear. Price clipped dj in new mylar sleeve has negligible soil on solid white rear panel and a faint but even pink hue to the color frontis. 48 pages are crisp without tears or writing. Included is a professionally reproduced Compact Disc with the exact sounds, calls, horn notes and recordings of the original record. Now available fo... View more info

Foxhunting. What is is, and How it is Conducted

By: Brock, D.W.E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, The British Field Sports Society: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 44564

Condition: Near Fine


38 pp paperback with sharp tips and light soil on white background rear cover. BFSS Publication #58. Revised edition. No names, tears or soil. Stapled spine. Cover photo by Jim Meads. Contents include: Foreword/ Organization of a Hunt/ The Country/ The Fox/ The Foxhound/ Hunt Staff/ The Horse/ Rules Governing Foxhunting, Hunting the Fox, The Field. View more info

Horse Lovers

By: Brooke, Geoffrey, Lieutenant-Colonel

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1928

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 44325

Condition: Very Good


Very good hardcover 2nd printing. Green cloth boards bumped and lightly rubbed, bright gilt titles. Few micro soil spots on foxed endpapers, tissue guarded color frontis, many b/w sketches throughout by "Snaffles" Charlie Johnson Payne. No names, tears or soil. DJ in new mylar is a professional facsimile that shows loss of title on backstrip but displays well from the front w/color illustration that matches the color frontis of horse looking out over a stall door... View more info

The Foxhunter's England The English Series Vol IV

By: Brooke, Maj-Gen, Geoffrey

Price: $28.00

Publisher: PA, J. B. Lippincott Co.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 34848

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in tweedy cloth boards w/ bright red cloth spine w/gilt titles. Unclipped dj is a professional reproduction that displays beautifully in new mylar sleeve. 255 pp. Tight hinges, no marks or tears within the text. Full color frontis by Lionel Edwards. Chapters include: "Floreat Venatio"/ Cub-Hunting/ A Train of Thought/ Midwinter/ Reflections in the Flames/ The Waning Season. View more info

The Foxhunter's England The English Series Vol IV

By: Brooke, Maj-Gen, Geoffrey

Price: $22.00

Publisher: PA, J. B. Lippincott Co.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41084

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in tweedy cloth boards w/slightly sunned red cloth spine w/gilt titles. Unclipped dj is a professional reproduction that displays beautifully in new mylar sleeve. 255 pp. Age toned, tight hinges, no marks or tears within the text. Laid in is the publishers rare promo leaflet for this volume. Full color frontis by Lionel Edwards. Chapters include: "Floreat Venatio"/ Cub-Hunting/ A Train of Thought/ Midwinter/ Reflections in the Flames/ The ... View more info

The Hunting Countries of Great Britain 2 Volume Set

By: Brooksby; Elmhirst, Captain Pennell

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Horace Cox: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38543

Condition: Good


Set of two volumes, Vol I, Parts I, II, & III published 1882, 405 pp. Vol II, Parts IV, V, & VI published 1883, 417 pp plus 32 pp of adverts and index. A 'newly' married set, volume I in darker cloth with surface soil, vol II shows newer plain yellow endpapers rather than the lovely vintage illustrations and adverts present in vol I. Red cloth with bright gilt titles and fox mask/whip on frt boards, tips bumped and rubbed. Vol II has wear along front & rear gutter e... View more info

Horn and Hound. Memories of Hunting

By: Bryden, H. A.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44613

Condition: Good +


Good solid 1st edition hardcover in red cloth is sunned with rubbing at spine ends. Fep removed, spine cracked at title page but no loose leaves. 253 pp plus publishers list of other books in rear. This book embodies the experiences of more than fifty years with many packs of hounds in various parts of England. View more info

Capital Horse Country

By: Burke, Jackie C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: VA, EPM Publications: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45040

ISBN: 0939009803

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition unread soft cover with light wear on illustrated cover from storage. 294 pages without names, tears or soil. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos, line illustrations and diagrams including course maps, regional hunt club buttons and so very much more. An indispensable guide to any savvy horse lover in the Piedmont area. Contents include: Horse Around Hunt Country - The Whys and Wherefores of this Book. Spring Steeplechases in Virginia - Bring ... View more info

The Fox's Frolic or A Day with the Topsy Turvy Hunt

By: Burnand, Sir Francis

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Wm, Collins Sons & Co., Ltd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29518

Condition: Good +


Quite possible the first edition. Green background boards with artists name on left, title in center and author's name on right. 6/- in circle on lower right corner of cover (as published). Red cloth backstrip, no publisher noted anywhere. Board tips and spine ends rubbed, inner hinges repaired, page block tight and holding fine. One crescent shaped chip on upper fore-edge of one plate 1 1/2" x 2". Margin tip and very corner of plate missing, no major loss to ill... View more info

The Fox's Frolic or A Day with the Topsy Turvy Hunt

By: Burnand, Sir Francis

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Wm, Collins Sons & Co. Ltd:

Seller Id: 45818

Condition: Very Good


Lovely copy with light rubs at still sharp tips. Blue cloth backstrip, no names, tears or soil, 46 page block tight and holding fine. Original DJ in mylar with few small closed tears and chips at periphery and spine ends, displays well in new mylar. Circa 1900. Humorous fox hunting parody where the foxes ride the hounds in pursuit of the 'brush' which is the farmers' broom! Glorious full color art throughout including several lovely plates of lady foxes riding aside. View more info

Diary of a Fox-Hunting Man

By: Carroll, Terrence

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28477

ISBN: 024111361X

Condition: Fine


As new save for tidy owner's name/date on fep. 209 pp. Diary of a Fox-Hunting Man is a full, entertaining and at points penetratingly disturbing account of the sport in the 1980's. It tells how costly, exclusive, exciting and dangerous hunting is; how foxhounds are bred and trained and exactly how foxes are killed. It reveals the delicate intricacies of hunting etiquette, such as always saying 'good-night' when breaking away from a hunt, even in bright daylight. It clar... View more info

The Complete Test For Hunters by The Groton Hunt Club of Massachusetts

By: Carter, Janet H., M.F.H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: MA, The Groton Hunt: 1959

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller Id: 43760

Condition: Good


Solid stapled paperback vertical crease and light soil on cream paper covers, else fine. 32 pp. Illustrated with b/w photos and line illustrations. Includes: Complete Test For Hunters, Phase I: The Program Ride, Phase II: Cross Country, Phase III: Working Hunter Class, Phase IV: Group Class, Overall Scoring, Elementary, Intermediate & Advanced Program Rides, Program Ride with Scores, Cross Country Score Sheet, Group Class Score Sheet, Summary of Scoring System, Bibliogr... View more info

The History of Hunting

By: Chalmers, Patrick

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, Seeley, Service & Co. Limited: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44835

Condition: Very Good


Solid 1st edition in tan cloth boards with gilt letter L and crown on frt bd, bright gilt spine title. Corners bumped but not rubbed. Inner hinges partially cracked, page block holding fine. Price clipped original dj in new mylar with color spine illustration pasted on has chip at head of spine and small chips at tips but still displays well. 40 illustrations, 384 pp. End pps age toned with some minor soil on preliminaries. Vol 23 of the Lonsdale sporting library. Cha... View more info

The Horn A Lay of the Grassington Fox-Hounds

By: Chalmers, Patrick R.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19052

Condition: Fine


1st edition in green cloth boards with bright gilt titles, corners sharp, straight, square. Text fine with mapped endpps and light foxing on edge of page block. 148 pp. 7 1/2" along spine. Pictorial dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction that displays beautifully and will keep this book in top form. A story, entirely in rhyme all about one wild foxhunt. View more info

The Book Of The Fox

By: Clapham, Richard

Price: $16.00

Publisher: NY, The Derrydale Press: 1931

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller Id: 34571

Condition: Fair


First limited edition hardcover, one of 750 copies. Serviceable working copy, all there but not pretty. Splotchy and irregularly discolored cloth on both boards, spine sunned w/title barely legible. 102 pp deckle-edged leaves w/foxed endpapers. 2 vintage bookstore stickers on rear pastedown. No slipcase. Much sought book of natural history of the fox with chapters on the red and grey fox, cubs, habits, the hunted fox, scent, fox coverts and artificial fox earths, the... View more info

A Box for The Season: Or, Tom Crackenthorpe's Sporting Adventures

By: Clarke, Charles Carlos

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall: 1873

Edition: New Edition

Seller Id: 44249

Condition: Fair


1873 New edition hardcover in 3/4 leather binding with 5 raised bands & gilt titles. Marbled paper covered boards worn, tips rubbed, Inner hinge starting cracked at lower 2 inches of title page. Ex-library sticker on fep, large armorial bookplate covering most of solid green pastedn. All there but not pretty. A compilation of several short stories, each numbered separately, Approx 300 pp. Chapters include: To Lushenham/ A Grass Country/ The In-Coming Tenant of Boulte... View more info

Foxhunting In Paradise

By: Clayton, Michael

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37206

ISBN: 0719551013

Condition: Fine


First edition hardcover in price clipped glossy dj with color wrap around art of the Belvoir hunt painted by Lionel Edwards. 276 pp. Detailed mapped end papers fore and aft. Foxhunting in Paradise is a major work of research and practical exploration in and around the hunting field in which Michael Clayton describes the histories of the Quorn, Belvoir, Cottesmore and Fernie Hunts. He describes the glamor, risks and the controversy surrounding hunting in the paradise of L... View more info

Whiskey Road Fox Hounds 1991-1992

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $9.00

Publisher: SC, Privately Published: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31279

Condition: Near Fine


72 pg stapled magazine with negligible surface wear from storage, internally as new. Well illustrated w/photos and diagrams tight, clean, unmarked. Includes info on The Blessing of the Hounds, Rules & Protocol, Glossary of Foxhunting Terms, Foxhunting in and around Aiken County, Membership List, several pages of b/w photos of staff and members, photos of landowners and work parties, after the hunt festivities and more. View more info

Organizing A Foxhunting Country

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $18.00

Publisher: VA, The American Foxhound Club: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32011

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition stapled paperback in ecru card covers with American Foxhound Club emblem and foxhound head with red titles on cover. 40 pg text appears unread. No names, tears or soil. A Conversation Under the Auspices of The Virginia Foxhound Club and The American Foxhound Club in Conjunction with The Masters of Foxhounds Association of America, Inc. Held at Oatlands A National Trust for Historic Preservation Property Leesburg, Virginia May 25, 1975 View more info