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Image for The Horn A Lay of the Grassington Fox-Hounds

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

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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 Leicestershire's ridge and furrow grasslands, divided by fly fences and dotted with fox coverts. Illustrated with b/w photos a... View more info

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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

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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

Image for Jericho Turnpike  The Storied Route Of Foxhunting From New York To Virginia

Jericho Turnpike The Storied Route Of Foxhunting From New York To Virginia

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $48.00

Publisher: VA, Warrenton Antiquarian Society: 2005

Seller Id: 34868

Condition: Very Good


Really nice oversized paperback with a modicum of loss at lower fore edge of frt cover 1/4" x 3/4". Internally as new 40 pp text crisp, unmarked and loaded with b/w photos throughout. This book, inspired by the 1930 Fortune magazine article, "Jericho Turnpike," is about the migration of foxhunters from New York to Virginia at the beginning of the twentieth century and the legacy that remains today. Chapters include: Jericho Turnpike/ The Jericho Turnpike Revisited/ A Virginia Huntsman, Oscar Beach, The Artwork of Charlotte Nourse/ Hunting on a Budget/ A Modern Budget for t... View more info

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Baily's Hunting Directory 1968-69 Vol. 62

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39945

Condition: Near Fine


As new save for vintage bookstore sticker on rear pastedown. Tips and spine ends sharp, pages crisp and white. 371 pg 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. An unmarked copy from the library of William Lay MD, former MFH of Oakbrook Hounds, IL. View more info

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

By: Cook, Colonel H.P. 28th Dragoons; Intro by Lord Willoughby de Broke

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold and Co.: 1922

Edition: First Pennant Edition

Seller Id: 32005

Condition: Fair


First printed for the author by William Nicol, London., 1826. This is the New edition printing by Edward Arnold and Co., London 1922. Solid working copy, all there but not pretty. 4to hardcover in orange paper covered boards with gilt fox mask and titles on cover and black cloth spine. Cloth along front gutter is spotted & chipped with small splits. The backstrip holding fine but has areas of loss showing webbing. Corners bumped and rubbed and the boards somewhat soiled. Book now sleeved in clear polyester cover. Inner hinge papers fine, light foxing here and there, 144 page block tight a... View more info

Image for Hunting In County Kilkenny  SIGNED

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