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Horse-Lovers

By: Brooke, Geoffrey, Lieutenant-Colonel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Co., LTD.: 1930

Seller Id: 46899

Condition: Very Good


4th printing of the first edition in navy blue cloth covered boards with red title spine. Spine ends bumped, tips still sharp showing negligible color loss but no broken threads. Darling personal bookplate on frt pastedown, else the 355 pp text is crisp, clean and not foxed. Includes fold-out map in rear and 31 black & white line illustrations by 'Snaffles' or Mr. Charlie Johnson Payne, within. DJ in new mylar is a professional facsimile that shows loss of title on backstrip but displays well from the front w/color illustration of a dark horse hanging his head over the half stall door in t... View more info

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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

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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 Waning Season. View more info

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The Hunting Countries of Great Britain 2 Volume Set Parts I, II, III, IV, V, & VI

By: Brooksby; AKA: Elmhirst, Captain Pennell

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Horace Cox: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46319

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, all there but not pretty. Volume I in lighter red cloth with surface soiled cloth but has lovely vintage ads from a pair of London outfitters both peddling waterproofed & ventilated hunting coats: Edmiston & Son, Pall Mall, and J. C. Cording & Co., Picadilly. Both books are bound in red cloth with gilt titles and fox mask/whip on frt boards, tips bumped and brushed but no major rub through. Vol I's cloth is qu... View more info

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The Hunting Countries of Great Britain 2 Volume Set Parts I, II, III, IV, V, & VI

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 edges with small splits in the cloth. Internally both vols are tight and bright w/occasional foxing. Vol I w/former owner's ... View more info

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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

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Hunting By Scent

By: Budgett, H.M.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Eyre and Spottiswoode: 1933

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller Id: 46990

Condition: Very Good


First US edition hardcover in red cloth boards with lightly sunned head of spine (gilt title still legible), that matches the chip in the dust wrapper. Tips and spine ends lightly bumped. Age-toned beige jacket illustrated in b/w show a line drawing by Lionel Edwards. Also shows a sizable chip at upper fore-edge of frt board, loss at head of spine taking the entire title and most of the author's name with it, plus several smaller chips at flap folds and periphery (see image or ask for one). Inside is fine save for lightly age-toned end papers. Not ex-library, no names, tears or soil in ... View more info

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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 out the Benz and the Flowered Hat. Racing Over Jumps in Maryland - Land of the Tall Timbers. Flat Racing and Parimutuel - Ho... View more info

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

By: Burnand, Sir Francis

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Wm, Collins Sons & Co. Ltd: 1920

Seller Id: 43116

Condition: Very Good


Lovely early, undated hardcover in illustrated paper covered boards. Front board slightly sprung (bowed), faint color loss at still sharp tips, bright yellow background boards are super clean. Blue cloth backstrip not faded or frayed. One tidy and tiny ink gift dedication on illust fep, remainder of 50 page block tight, bright and unmarked. Original, un-clipped DJ shows no price, has a few small closed tears, features the same art as the boards and displays well in new mylar. Date of publication on this volume is not confirmed, circa 1920. Humorous fox hunting parody where the foxes rid... View more info

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Ladies of the Chase

By: Buxton, Meriel; Foreword by The Lord Paget of Northhampton, Q.C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, The Sportsman's Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46934

ISBN: 0948253142

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition, first printing hardcover in original, price-clipped dj. 184 pp with 1" x 2" tack shop sticker at foot of rep. No marks, tears or soil. Meriel Buxton paints a memorable picture, not only of famous women in the hunting field, but also of the many changes in the style of dress and the design of saddles, which finally enabled women to make their full contribution to foxhunting as we know it today. Chapters include: Foreword by The Lord Paget of Northampton, Q.C., Illustrations, Acknowledgments, Mostly Royal Ladies, Some Early Lady Masters, That Spitter... View more info

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Ladies of the Chase Signed & Inscribed by Buxton

By: Buxton, Meriel; Foreword by The Lord Paget of Northhampton, Q.C.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, The Sportsman's Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 47000

ISBN: 0948253142

Condition: Fine


Gift quality first edition hardcover in dark green paper covered boards with bright gilt spine title shows sharp tips and spine ends. Twice signed by Meriel Buxton. Single name on the title page, and a private presentation blurb on the half title page: "To Mary Scott, In the hope that you will soon return to England as a Lady of the Chase Meriel". Original, unclipped dj is without fault. 184 pp text is crisp, white and unmarked. A very special offering - the first signed copy we've found in 22+ years of book selling. Meriel Buxton paints a memorable picture, not only of famou... View more info

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Fox-Hunting

By: Carr, Sara & Raymond

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford, NY, Oxford University Press: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46954

ISBN: 0192141406

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, first printing hardcover in red textured paper covered boards with bright gilt spine title. An addition into the Small Oxford Books series, it is not ex-library, it shows sharp tips and barely brushed spine ends, the 112 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped original dust wrapper has a sunned backstrip but white title is still (barely) legible. Lovely gift book, the perfect size to tuck into a Christmas stocking: 8" x 4" x 1/2". Illustrated with a myriad of black and white line drawings such as the one on the jacket. It contains, prose, instruction, opinion, ... View more info

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Fox-Hunting

By: Carr, Sara & Raymond

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Oxford, NY, Oxford University Press: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46967

ISBN: 0192141406

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first printing hardcover in red textured paper covered boards with bright gilt spine title. An addition into the Small Oxford Books series, it is not ex-library, it shows lightly bumped tips and barely brushed spine ends, the 112 pp text is crisp with ghosting from an erased pencil price on fep. Price-clipped original dust wrapper has a sunned backstrip but white title is still (barely) legible. Lovely gift book, the perfect size to tuck into a Christmas stocking: 8" x 4" x 1/2". Illustrated with a myriad of black and white line drawings such as the one on the ja... View more info

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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 clarifies the nuances of clothing rules, explaining what kind of hat may be worn with which color coat and why; how a stock shoul... View more info

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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, Bibliography. View more info

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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. Chapters include: A Prelude to History/ In a Classical Beginning/ Semi-Historical/ Early English/ The Norman Influence/ The Fore... View more info

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The History of Hunting

By: Chalmers, Patrick

Price: $75.00

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

Seller Id: 46830

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality hardcover in tan cloth boards with gilt letter L and crown on frt bd, bright gilt spine titles and ruled boarders. This is a stunning copy with straight spine ends and sharp, square tips, hinges fine, page block tight and clean, not exlib, no names, tears or soil. Professionally reproduced color, price clipped, buff background jacket in new mylar with red titles and decorative borders displays well and will keep this book in fine form. 40 illustrations, 384 pp. Head of page block dyed red. End pps not age toned, no foxing noted, only a tiny, vintage bookstore sticker at foot ... View more info

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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

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Foxhunting on the Lakeland Fells

By: Clapham, Richard

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1920

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46964

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in red cloth covered boards showing bumped spine ends and one lower tip, 3 others remain sharp. Backstrip a bit 'smoked', cloth a little darker than that covering the boards, gilt titles still bright. One small (1/8") soil dot on frt board and lacking the dj. Former owner's partial name plate on frt pastedown, otherwise the 113 pp text is crisp, bright and without tears, foxing or markings. Tissue-guarded frontis and 42 other b/w glossy plates from the author's own photographs tipped in on brown card stock. A rare work, the most comprehensive ever publishe... View more info

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

By: Clarke, Charles Carlos

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall: 1873

Edition: New Edition

Seller Id: 44249

Condition: Good


Charming hardcover in 3/4 fine leather binding with 5 raised bands & gilt titles. Marbled paper covered boards is surface worn, leather upper tips rubbed through, bottom tips only bumped, Inner hinge cracked at lower 2 inches of text from fep through page 15 only. The leaves are still tight and going nowhere. This is the 'New Edition' of 1873, originally published in a two vol set in 1864. Front pastedown has a large, very attractive, illustrated plate that states: Royal Artillery Regimental Library and it depicts a lion and a unicorn standing on their rear legs with front legs around ... View more info