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Image for Baily's Hunting Directory 1967-68 Number 61

Baily's Hunting Directory 1967-68 Number 61

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $27.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39946

Condition: Near Fine


Fine square bright copy w/former owner's name stamp on frt and rear endpps & pastdns. Tips and spine lightly bumped, 361 pages crisp and white with three fine condition folding maps present. Gilt titles quite legible. Containing details of Hunts, including their countries, histories, and former Masters, of Foxhounds, Harriers, Beagles, Basset Hounds, Staghounds, Draghounds, and Bloodhounds, in the United Kingdom and Ireland; Hunts of America, the Commonwealth and Europe; and the results of Hound Shows. From the library of William Lay MD, former MFH of Oakbrook Hounds, IL. View more info

Image for Baily's Hunting Directory with Hunt Maps 1974-75 Number 68 Incorportating Annuaire de La Venerie Francaise

Baily's Hunting Directory with Hunt Maps 1974-75 Number 68 Incorportating Annuaire de La Venerie Francaise

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40015

ISBN: 0851312012

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely square bright copy w/barely bumped tips. 388 pp with few tiny soil spots on blank fep, vintage bookstore sticker on foot of frt pastdn, else crisp and white with three fine condition folding maps present. Gilt titles quite legible. Containing details of Hunts, including their countries, histories, and former Masters, of Foxhounds, Harriers, Beagles, Basset Hounds, Staghounds, Draghounds, and Bloodhounds, in the United Kingdom and Ireland; Hunts of America, the Commonwealth and Europe; and the results of Hound Shows. Unmarked but from the library of William Lay MD, former MFH of Oakbrook... View more info

Image for Baily's Hunting Directory with Hunt Maps 1966-67 Number 60

Baily's Hunting Directory with Hunt Maps 1966-67 Number 60

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40017

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely square bright copy in red paper covered boards w/sharp tips and spine ends, showing ever so slightly sunned spine. 362 pp, with tidy owner's name on fep. Dr. William Lay, former MFH of Oakbrook Hounds, IL. Text crisp and white with three fine condition folding maps present. Containing details of Hunts, including their countries, histories, and former Masters, of Foxhounds, Harriers, Beagles, Basset Hounds, Staghounds, Draghounds, and Bloodhounds, in the United Kingdom and Ireland; Hunts of America, the Commonwealth and Europe; and the results of Hound Shows. View more info

Image for Baily's Hunting Directory with Hunt Maps 1971-72 Number 65

Baily's Hunting Directory with Hunt Maps 1971-72 Number 65

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40018

ISBN: 0851311725

Condition: Very Good


Lovely square bright copy in red paper covered boards w/sharp tips and spine ends, showing small black flecks of soil on covers and endpapers. 375 pp, with vintage bookstore sticker on rear pastdn. Unmarked but former copy of Dr. William Lay, former MFH of Oakbrook Hounds, IL. Text crisp and white with three fine condition folding maps present. Containing details of Hunts, including their countries, histories, and former Masters, of Foxhounds, Harriers, Beagles, Basset Hounds, Staghounds, Draghounds, and Bloodhounds, in the United Kingdom and Ireland; Hunts of America, the Commonwealth and Eur... View more info

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Organizing A Foxhunting Country

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $17.00

Publisher: VA, The American Foxhound Club: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40930

Condition: Near Fine


Fine stapled paperback in ecru card covers with American Foxhound Club emblem and foxhound head with red titles and former owners handwritten date 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

Image for 1937-38 Staghounds, Foxhounds, Harriers, Beagles, Otterhounds, and Draghounds of Great Britain & Ireland

1937-38 Staghounds, Foxhounds, Harriers, Beagles, Otterhounds, and Draghounds of Great Britain & Ireland

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $75.00

Publisher: England, A. E. Cane for Horse and Hound Publications, Ltd: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44308

Condition: Good +


Exceedingly uncommon volume, disbound but all pp present, Staples have rusted away leaving small holes on center page and rust marks on subsequent leaves but no loss of text. Tidy former owner's name on frt cover. 84 pp with several vint b/w advertisements throughout and on covers. No date noted. Rather than a complete list of the hounds with sire/dam info as we supposed this might be about, it contains hunt club info, where they meet, cap fees etc. Very interesting little book and a valuable and rare addition to any sporting library.. Our books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new myl... View more info

Image for Country Life Magazine November 1933  Vol. LXV. No. 1.  Fox Hunting Cover & Articles, Carriage Driving Issue

Country Life Magazine November 1933 Vol. LXV. No. 1. Fox Hunting Cover & Articles, Carriage Driving Issue

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $27.00

Publisher: NY, Country Life: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44606

Condition: Good +


Good copy with both covers firmly attached but rear cover has a 7x8 inch area clipped off of rear cover with old yellow tape marks on rear cov and last pg. Light surface soil mostly along fore edge and small ink price and ghosting from erased pencil words on upper cover tips. Very attractive painted close-up of a huntsman and 3 couple foxhounds on frt cover. Two half inch closed tears at foot of frt cover, text tight and bright with much ado regarding the pursuit of Reynard. 85 pp including articles on: Renaissance in Virginia/A House by the Sea/ Constructing a Courtyard/ The Meadow Brook C... View more info

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Organized Foxhunting In America

By: Compliation Authored

Price: $18.00

Publisher: MA, Masters of Foxhounds Association of America:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41590

Condition: Good +


Slim 9 pp rare paperback with split above top staple. Small closed tear at head of frt cover, rubbed cover edges, light soil along spine from handling. No date, circa 1960. Includes: Objective of the Sport/ A Day With Hounds/ Some Common Misconceptions/ The Hunting Country/ Size of Country/ Fox Population/ Landowner Relationship/ Panelling/ Dress. View more info

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Observations on Fox-Hunting; Intro By Lord Willoughby de Broke

By: Cook, Colonel H.P. 28th Dragoons

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold and Co.: 1922

Edition: New Edition

Seller Id: 32005

Condition: Fair


Good New edition hardcover large octavo with wide margins. Orange paper boards with gilt fox mask and titles with black cloth spine. Cloth along front gutter is mottled, chipped and with small splits. The backstrip holding fine but has areas of loss showing webbing. Boards now sleeved in protective clear mylar. Corners bumped and rubbed, boards somewhat soiled. No marks within the 144 pg text. Inner hinge papers fine, light foxing here and there, page block tight and sound. Solid working copy, all there but not pretty. Advice covering all aspects of fox-hunting and hound training, derived ... View more info

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Hunting In County Kilkenny SIGNED

By: Corballis, Caroline

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Ireland, Castlefield Publications: 1999

Edition: Deluxe Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 44545

ISBN: 0953575004

Condition: Fine


Exceedingly rare work signed by Caroline Corballis on half title pg. Gift quality burgundy leather with bright gilt title. Originally published in 1999 with a dust wrapper, this is a lovely un-jacketed full leather book, also dated 1999, It is a special offering gleaned from the few unbound copies left over after the first run. This book does not say second printing. 287 pp of Kilkenny Hunt history in superb anecdote and illustration from the first master Sir John Power in 1797 to the unexpected death of Victor McCalmont in 1992. The author enjoyed access to many diaries, albums and memoi... View more info

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Vulpes An English Fox

By: Cory, Harper

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons: 1940

Seller Id: 44498

Condition: Very Good +


Lovely 1st edition, 2nd printing hardcover book without names, tears or soil. Does show lightly foxed endpprs. Fore-edge cloth appears wavy, due to bookbinders flaw. No water damage, weird smells or the like. 88 pp text illust with b/w marginal and heading drawings and 6 full page plates. Chapters include: Rusty and Matilda/ The Cubs Arrive/ The Cubs go to School/ Vulpes Runs for His Life/ The Family Disperses/ Vulpes and the Hunt/ Vulpes saves Torn-Ear/ Vulpes meets a Lady/ Vulpes Makes an Error/ Vulpes seeks Trouble/ The Great Day/ Vulpes is Satisfied. View more info

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Hunting In Ireland A Noble Tradition SIGNED

By: Costecalde, Claude Dr.; Gallagher, Jack

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Ireland, Booklink: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller Id: 45004

ISBN: 0955409721

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover showing lightly bumped spine ends from shipping, signed by editor Dr. Claude Costalde on front end paper. International insured shipping on this book is $60. This enormous book cannot ship for the international rate shown. A stunning coffee table sized volume with color photographs on slick boards. 256 glossy, heavy stock pages with multiple full color photos throughout. We are sole distributors, selected by editor Dr. Claude Costecalde to represent his book in the United States. It is now sold out in Ireland and we stock the only remaining new copies and it will not b... View more info

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Fugleman The Foxhound

By: Cox, Harding

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head Limited: 1926

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34886

Condition: Fair


1st edition hunting novel in blindstamped, ruled green cloth boards with legible gilt title spine. Boards soiled and rubbed. 1/2 inch tear in both gutters at head of book. Exlib with cracked hinges but all pages present. 310 pp with cute fox terrier bookplate on fep. All there but not pretty. Book now in heavy, removable mylar sleeve. FUGLEMAN THE FOXHOUND By Harding Cox, author of " Chasing and Racing," etc. Written round the experiences of " Fugleman," who tells his life story from the doggy point of view, this novel is a charming love story which will appeal to many ot... View more info

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Riding To Hounds

By: Cubitt, Colonel The Hon. C. Guy, D.S.O., T.D., D.L. (Life President of the Pony Club)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: England, The British Horse Society (Incorporating The Pony Club): 1963

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 44005

Condition: Good +


2nd printing paperback in age-toned and lightly soiled white background b/w photo illustrated card covers with bright titles. Blank white rear cover shows watermark on less than 1/4 of the rear, plus a small abrasion which has been reinforced on the inside rear cover w/a bit of clear archival cello tape. Last page also abraded at head but no text affected and no watermarks within anywhere. A charming little book of 19 pp written in lovely 1960s British style. Frontis is of a small boy wearing a kilt being greeted by a foxhound who has his frt paws just about up to the boy's shoulders. A co... View more info

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Riding To Hounds

By: Cubitt, Colonel The Hon. C. Guy, D.S.O., T.D., D.L. (Life President of the Pony Club)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: England, The British Horse Society (Incorporating The Pony Club): 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 44381

Condition: Very Good +


Age-toned and lightly soiled white background b/w photo illustrated card covers with bright titles. Inside cov has yellowed address label. A charming little book of 19 pp written in lovely 1960s British style. Frontis is of a small boy wearing a kilt being greeted by a foxhound who has his frt paws just about up to the boy's shoulders. A compact volume but packed with practical advice applicable yesterday as today for proper conduct in and around the field. Recommended reading for anyone new to foxhunting or who just wants to better appreciate watching or following by car. View more info

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Fox And Hounds The British Sport Series

By: Cuming, E.D.; Illust G. Denholm Armour

Price: $25.00

Publisher: England, Hodder and Stoughton: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 17603

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover circa 1913. Tan boards with lightly soiled cream quarter bound paper over backstrip. Pasted on title label complete also lightly soiled. Corners bumped and rubbed, spine ends chipped. 63 pg text of heavy ecru stock is tight, bright and unmarked save for tiny vintage bookstore sticker on rear paste down. No date, circa 1920. 4 gorgeous colored tipped in plates plus many line vignettes throughout. Uncommon title includes: Fox Hunting (3/4 of the book) and Coursing. View more info

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The Hunting Tours of Surtees (Creator of Jorrocks) Limited Numbered Edition

By: Cuming, E.D.; Illust G. Denholm Armour

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, William Blackwood and Sons: 1927

Edition: First Limited Numbered Edition

Seller Id: 31413

Condition: Fair


Limited numbered edition. Limited to 230 copies of which this is #77. Red cloth boards with beveled edges, spine titles dulled but legible. Mottling around edges of boards, spine discolored. Internally crisp and clean. 332 deckle edge pages of heavy stock. 8 color plates and 20 half-tone tipped-in plates, all present and in fine order. No watermarks, musty smells or foxing. Hinges fine, brilliant copy inside. Rare and humorous "Selections from Surtees' Hunting tours . [Papers contributed to the Sporting magazine and the New sporting magazine, 1829-1832]". View more info

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Fox Hunting for Children and Other Simple Tales SIGNED

By: Dalesman

Price: $75.00

Publisher: England, The Abbey Press: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 23494

Condition: Very Good


1st edition signed and dedicated by the author on the fep: " Best Wishes & Fond Remembrance of the Rotte Valley. Dalesman April 1968 Cumberland". Light green boards with dark green cloth spine slightly marked but display well. DJ in new mylar is a photo-reproduced copy. 140 tight and bright pages without soil or tears. This book has various stories that will charm the lover of field sports everywhere. Not just for children, the list of contents is as follows: Preface/ This Foxhunting (For Children)/ Tale of Captain O'Ruffian and the Beagles/ The Land of Aipolas/ The Master and the ... View more info

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Martha Doyle And Other Sporting Memories

By: Danielson, Richard E.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, The Derrydale Press: 1938

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Seller Id: 44670

Condition: Very Good


Numbered, Limited edition #226 of a run of 1250 copies. Lovely tight, bright red cloth hardcover with gilt illustrated title plate on front cover and somewhat faded back strip. 152 pp deckle edged text fine, no inscriptions. Many wonderful tales and yarns of the chase, angling, hunting, etc. Beginning with the story of Martha Doyle which is about the author's beloved hunting mare and two other favorite equines. Contents: Three Horses: Martha Doyle - Waynefleet - Banbury Cross / On Starting a Hunt/ Angling Heresies/ Firing/ Nighmare/ Hounds and Dogs/ On Losing Your Nerve/ The Paynim, New ... View more info

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From Surtees to Sassoon Some English Contrasts (1838-1928)

By: Darton, F. J. Harvey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Morley & Mitchell Kennerley Jr.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28434

Condition: Good


Good 1st edition hardcover. Reading copy with outer gutter on frt board cloth cracked and re-glued, else tight and bright inside and out w/gift dedication on inside frt cover, gift to Nat'l Sporting Library. and name/date and pencil note on fep. 221 pp w/occasional pencil underlinings and marginalia. Sporting writers and their mindsets. Chapter 1: The Age of Jorrocks/ Chapter 2: The Modern Poet as a Hunting Man/ Chapter 3: Siegfried Sassoon as a Poet/ Chapter 4: The War and the Younger Writers/ Chapter 5: The Old Mind and the New England/ Appendix: The Country of the Memoirs of a Fox-hunting ... View more info