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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:... 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: First Edition

Seller Id: 20243

Condition: Very Good


Numbered, Limited edition #1038 of a run of 1250 copies. Bright red cloth hardcover with gilt illustrated title plate on front cover and darkened lower fore edge of frt board, few spots here and there. 152 pp text fine, no inscriptions, deckle edge leaves. Very rare original onion skin dj in mylar shows few small chips but is essentially complete. Many wonderful tales and yarns of the chase, angling, hunting, etc., beginning with the story of Martha Doyle which is abou... 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 - Ba... 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... View more info

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Notes on Foxhunting SIGNED

By: Davis, Mrs. Putnam; Ex-MFH

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Privately Printed: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 29114

Condition: Fine


28 pg collectible booklet of the chase. Signed by Betty Davis on inside cover. No tears or soil inside or out. Contents include A Brief History of Foxhunting/ The Land and Landowners/ The Huntsman and Staff/ The Foxhound/ The Fox, The Coyote & Other Quarry ! The Fox B. The Coyote/ Rules and Regulations/ Hunting Attire/ The Hunting Horse/ How to Get Started. View more info

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Sport in War

By: Dawson, Captain Lionel, Royal Navy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 20241

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in green cloth boards sunned along spine edge and on rear quarters, corners bumped, tips lightly rubbed. Internally fine save for pencil name on fep. 98 pgs of crisp, heavy stock. Oversized tome in rare professionally reproduced dj with a lovely color plate on the frt panel. showing The Capture of Tom Crane. Two triangular chips, one at frt fold, one at foot of frt fore edge and loss at head of spine taking the word Sport with it, still displays... View more info

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Hunting Without Tears

By: Dawson, Captain Lionel, Royal Navy

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Ltd.: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40031

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in grey cloth with red titles bumped at extrems, moderate soil and rubbing. 112 pp tight and bright. Blk small remainder mark on foot of pg block, small red marker line on blank rep. Vint bookstore sticker on rear pastdn. Unclipped facsimile color dj shows heavy foxing and 1/2 in chip at head of spine, displays well in new mylar. 12 full pg b/w plates by Maurice Tulloch. The author, Hunting correspondent of the Daily Telegraph and Morning Post,... View more info

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Hunting The Fox

By: De Broke, Lord Willoughby

Price: $28.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40021

Condition: Good +


Ecru paper covered cloth boards with red cloth backstrip and ecru paper spine label. Red titles and fox mask w/hunt crop illust on frt bd. Board edges quite worn with boards showing on lower edges, upper tips and along frt board fore-edge, book now in archival removable mylar. 137 pp text crisp and sound. Former owner's tasteful custom bookplate on frt pastedn and personal stamp on former MFH of Oakbrook Hounds, IL: Dr. William Lay on fep. Paper spine label shows some we... View more info

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The Sport of Our Ancestors

By: De Broke, Lord Willoughby Editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Company Ltd: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 23503

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in red cloth boards with gilt title spine and fox with hunting hounds amidst oak leaves on frt board. 279 pp. Twenty tipped-in plates (four in color) on grey card . Red boards with gilt spine lettering lightly sunned, gilt titles still quite legible. Corners bumped but not rubbed. Text tight and bright with remnants of grey card now removed on blank fep. Age toning on endpps but overall interior condition is very clean. 'Of all field sports it c... View more info

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Dogs, Horses and Others

By: Digby, A.B.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Arthur H. Stockwell, Ltd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 14348

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in dj. Charming memoir written by an Irish Priest about his love of the countryside and his horses & dogs afoot, astride and afield. Mustard paper covered boards w/matching illust as dj. Frt gutters starting 1/2 in at head & foot, surface soiled from handling, solid, clean text has ghosting from erased pencil price on fep. 58 pp w/no rear end paper or evidence of ever having had one. Photo-reproduced illustrated dj in new mylar displays very well. ... View more info

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The Druid Sporting Library

By: Dixon, H. H.; Henry Hall, AKA The Druid

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Vinton & Co.: 1912

Seller Id: GG43108

Condition: Good


5 Volume set bound in soft red calf leather, teg, ribbon markers bound in. End pps age toned, tissue guards present. Rubbing at extremities, head of spines chipped and scuffed (particularly Field and Fern South) but a solid set for the sporting library. Vintage bookstore plate of Chas. Thurnam/ Carlisle on frt pastedn of Saddle and Sirloin. Originally published in 1870, this is the first printing of the 1912 red leather edition (with letter A present in all vols). ... View more info

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Foxhunting In Texas

By: Dixon, Sandy; Brazos Valley Hunt MFH, Foreword by Charles I. Fletcher, MFH

Price: $28.00

Publisher: TX, Privately Published: 1998

Seller Id: 34846

Condition: Near Fine


72 pp tan card cover with green tape spine (as published), As new save for negligible soil mark on frt cov, and 4 micro fly specs on rear cov. Super into to the sport: Includes: Organization of the Hunt/ Hounds/ The Hunt Staff/ The Master and the Field/ Species of Quarry/ The Day Before/ Annual Traditions and Other Hunt Activities/ All About Amber/ Acquiring the Land/ Dealing with Anti's/ Glossary. View more info

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Men, Horses and Hunting

By: Dixon, William Scarth

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40009

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in red cloth with gilt title spine and publishers blindstamped urn in circle on rear board. 333 pp with vintage bookstore sticker on ft of rear pastdn. Tidy name on fep: Dr. William Lay, former MFH of Oakbrook Hounds, IL. B/w photo frontis of Dixon and 8 other full page b/w photo plates within showing steeplechases, close ups of locals: Father O'Flynn: winner of the Grand National and other shots. Top edge of pg block dyed red, others uncut. Some... View more info

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Fox-Hunting in the Twentieth Century

By: Dixon, William Scarth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blacklett, Ltd: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40012

Condition: Very Good


312 pp.18 b/w photographs. Internally clean and tight w/tiny vint bookstore sticker on frt pastdn and bit of light foxing on preliminaries including title page. Red cloth boards bumped and rubbed at tips, spine sunned but gilt title remains legible. Red cloth slightly soiled, remains a very presentable copy of a valuable hunting reference. An exhaustive compendium covering every aspect of the sport in the 20th cent including hunting on horseback and on foot, hound shows ... View more info

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The Hertfordshire Hunt A Poem Dedicated to The Members and Supporters of the Hunt

By: Dragon

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, A.H. Bailey and Co.: 1880

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32171

Condition: Good


Exceedingly rare first edition. Red cloth boards with gold gilt titles fox mask w/crossed brushes, hunt whip and horn, with four silver gilt hunt buttons in each corner of frt cover. Board and page edges watermarked, text tight and not musty. No inscriptions. vintage bookstore sticker on rear floral pastedown. Front hinge tight, may have been glue repaired. Page block tight and holding fine. Middle of front endpaper starting. All edges gilt. 16 heavy leaves. Lovely foxhu... View more info

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Hare & Hounds. The Aldenham Harriers

By: Edwards, Eric

Price: $28.00

Publisher: England, The Book Castle: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40166

ISBN: 1903747325

Condition: Near Fine


Fine 1st edition hardcover in fine dj. 240 pp plus publishers other book offerings in rear. Gift quality The detailed history of the Aldenham Harriers who hunt the area bounded by Bedford, Welwyn, Watford and Tring, with Luton in the middle. "Organized and legal hunting for hare within thirty miles of London is a remarkable thing, and yet it has been going on for 124 years. This book .tells the story of how it all came about: the people and places involved, the char... View more info

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Hunting Countries

By: Edwards, Lionel R.I.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, Ltd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40305

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant 1st edition paperback of a very uncommon collection of hunting art by L.E. in ecru card covers. No date, circa 1930's, 48 pp. One print of each hunt save for two each of The Buccleuch and two of The Bicester. Printed on glossy white paper, each print measures 3 x 4.5" with title and location below in a white border, entire page measures 4.75 x 7 1/4". A sample art catalog of a series of Hunting Pictures in color from original drawings by Lionel Edwa... View more info

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Seen From The Saddle

By: Edwards, Lionel R.I.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45017

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition oversized hardcover in green cloth with gilt title spine, no dj. Faint dust mark half inch up from foot of frt board. Former owners name on fep. Foxed fep, remainder clean. A book of illustrations and descriptions of over 14 hunts in England, Ireland and Scotland. Unpaginated. 45 full-page b&w drawings by Edwards, opposite each of which is a half page of text on that particular Hunt and each text page also carries a small line drawing by Edwards View more info

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Seen From The Saddle

By: Edwards, Lionel R.I.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45193

Condition: Very Good


Oversized green cloth hardcover first edition. Cloth lightly soiled near foot of both boards (no water damage), no names or tears. Foxed endpps, remainder clean. Original age-toned dust wrapper has soil and chips including three pieces missing from backstrip but is now protected in new mylar. A book of illustrations and descriptions of over 14 hunts in England, Ireland and Scotland. Unpaginated. 45 full-page b&w drawings by Edwards, opposite each of which is a half p... View more info

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My Hunting Sketchbook

By: Edwards, Lionel R.I.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45194

Condition: Fair


Oversized 1st edition hardcover in beige cloth. Serviceable reading copy is soiled and rubbed along backstrip. Small hole size of icepick poked through front board and most pages (tipped in art unaffected). 28 pp. Inner hinge starting at foot of front but page block holding fine. Professionally reproduced dj has small chips at spine ends but displays well in new mylar. F ifteen tipped-in colour plates and drawings to tail of pages, with 'handwritten' titles to image... View more info