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Chaseworld Foxhunting and Storytelling in New Jersey's Pine Barrens

By: Hufford, Mary T.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: PA, University of Pennsylvania Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40316

ISBN: 0812231325

Condition: New


Brilliant 1st edition in taupe cloth covered boards with white title on spine. Tips and spine ends sharp on book and glossy photo-illustrated dj showing Maryland hounds running a fox in Penn State Forest, near Chatwsorth, NJ. Perfect first edition for collectors or gift-giving. 219 pp. A couple of maps and several b/w photos including an interesting one of hunters casting hounds from the back of their pickup. A volume in the Publications of the American Folklore Society. Chaseworld is a study of the foxhunters who listen to hounds in the Pine Barrens of So. NJ. Mary Hufford examines the ac... View more info

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Thoughts on American Fox-Hunting

By: Hull, Denison B.; M.F.H. The Fox River Valley Hunt; Foreword By A. Henry Higginson, Esq.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: NY, David McKay Company: 1958

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller Id: 40023

Condition: Fine


Limited, numbered 1st edition. #1037 of 1500 copies. Splendid copy in red cloth with bright gilt medallion of fox, foxhound, hunting horn and horseshoe encircled with a gilt hunting crop/thong. No slipcase. Corners sharp, not bumped or rubbed, innards fine. 191 pp loaded with wonderful line vignettes and b/w photographs throughout. Chapters include: About Hunting/ About Organization/ Clothes & Etiquette/ Horses/ Hounds/ Breeding/ Training/ Kennels/ Hunting the Hounds/ Some Afterthoughts. View more info

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Hounds And Hunting In Ancient Greece

By: Hull, Denison Bingham

Price: $28.00

Publisher: IL, The University of Chicago Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46335

ISBN: 0226360482

Condition: Fine


Gift quality first edition hardcover in rust cloth covered boards with black line drawing of a Grecian man running with his hound holding a spear on his shoulder. Gilt title on backstrip is bright. Tips sharp, head of spine bumped, no names, tears or soil in the 239 pp text. Un-clipped dust wrapper in new mylar showing age toning along back strip and both outer gutter areas is complete and will protect this book going forward. Denison Bingham Hull began to read Greek in prep school and at Harvard, and since then he has impressively deepened his learning. As a hunting man, he was a comp... View more info

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The Irish Legend SIGNED

By: Hunt, Clifford J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: VA, The Hunting Box Inc: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 33910

Condition: Near Fine


Sharp 1st edition hardcover in green cloth. Upper fore edge slightly bumped, remaining tips and spine ends sharp. Author's presentation copy signed on fep "To: Elizabeth Sincerely Cliff Hunt" Well illustrated by famed local artist Custer Cassidy along with Laura E. Hunt. 206 pp plus glossary of equestrian terms in back. A fictional tale of the many happenings in the author's life fox hunting, trying desperately to keep the horse between him and the ground. View more info

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Peculiar Privilege A Social History of English Foxhunting, 1753-1885

By: Itzkowitz, David C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: England, The Harvester Press: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43764

ISBN: 0855270942

Condition: Good


1st edition red cloth hardcover with sharp tips and bumped spine ends shows light color loss along bottom edge. 248 pp text foxed on edge of page block and first few pages through intro. Personal dedication on fep. Unclipped dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction. Includes: 1. A Beginning. Hugo Meynell and Nimrod, Myth and Ideal. 2. The View From Within. Hunting People Before the Railways, The Railway Revolution, Hunt Countries, Masters and Servants. 3. The View From Without. Hunting and Rural Life, Foxhunters and Farmers, The Opposition. 4. An End. The Depression, Conclusion, A ... View more info

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The Great Hunts Foxhunting Countries of the World

By: Jackson, Alastair

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, David & Charles: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36625

ISBN: 0715392573

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover is fine with negligible wear at tips of unclipped glossy dust wrapper, tiny tear with color loss at head of backstrip. 240 pp crisp and unmarked. Describing the state of the hunt today and its organization, this book aims to give a detailed survey of some of the great hunts in Britain and elsewhere. View more info

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The Sporting Adventures of Mr. Popple

By: Jalland, G.H.

Price: $115.00

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44374

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover. Boards bowed and rubbed at edges, rust cloth backstrip soiled and rubbed at spine ends. Stapled page block rusted at staples, occasional finger soil in the margins, no page tears. No date but tidy gift dedication on fep is dated 1903. A super book for the hunter who has everything. Displays well on the shelf and will come in a protective heavy mylar, removable wrap to protect the boards from handling. Funny foxhunting tale in the same vein as Jorrocks, this time it's Mr. Popple who retires and decides to move to a hunting country and set up a stud for himself. He has... View more info

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Sport In Silhouette

By: Jelf, Wilfred

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28521

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover shows minor wear all round. No inscriptions. Professionally reproduced color dust-jacket unclipped, shows moderate wear and light soiling w/loss to head of backstrip. Introduction by Major General Geoffrey White. 110 pages including black & white illustrations. A collection of short stories surrounding famous horse racing and show venues (Ascot, Aintree, Tattersalls, National Hunt, Point-to-Point etc). View more info

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The Old Quarry Fox Hunt

By: Johnson, Elizabeth Harrover

Price: $22.00

Publisher: NY, Ives Washburn, Inc: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44331

Condition: Good +


Exlib 125 pgs. Green cloth boards in professionally reproduced unclipped dj with sunned spine, displays ok in new mylar. Pocket and all pgs present. Partial dj flap glued to fep. Good solid condition w/light bumps to spine ends and corners, wear and surface soil on boards. Text crisp with one small marginal smudge noted. VG green/brown illust dj by Sam Savitt displays well without chips or tears. Presentable reading copy. Charlie Chase, an amiable, wisecracking, somewhat mixed-up boy was spending more time in the principals' office than in the classroom. Staying with his grandparents until ... View more info

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The Foxhound Kennel Stud Book of America (Consolidated) Volume X - 1956-1962

By: Jones, Joseph J.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Masters of Foxhounds Association of America: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39944

Condition: Fine


Brilliant copy in burgundy cloth boards with gilt M.F.A. medallion on frt board and bright gilt title on spine. 310 pgs crisp and unmarked with four matching burg leather tabbed dividers present. Title continues: A list of ninety-one packs of foxhounds owned or controlled by recognized and registered hunts and by members of the Masters of Foxhounds Association of America. More than suitable for gift giving or a collector's library. No names present, however this came from the library of Dr. William Lay, former MFH of the Oakbrook Hounds, IL. View more info

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The Foxhound Kennel Stud Book of America (Consolidated) Volume XI - 1963-1968

By: Jones, Joseph J.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Masters of Foxhounds Association of America: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40007

Condition: Fine


Brilliant copy in burgundy cloth boards with gilt M.F.A. medallion on frt board and bright gilt title on spine. 360 pgs crisp and unmarked with four matching burg leather tabbed dividers present. Title continues: A List of One Hundred And Twenty Packs of Foxhounds Owned or Controlled by Recognized and Registered Hunts and By Members of the Masters of Foxhounds Association of America. More than suitable for gift giving or a collector's library. Provenance of this volume is from the library of Dr. William Lay, former MFH of the Oakbrook Hounds, IL. and bears his name/addy stamp on both endpps. View more info

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The Foxhound Kennel Stud Book of America (Consolidated) Volume XII - 1969-1972

By: Jones, Joseph J.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Masters of Foxhounds Association of America: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40008

Condition: Fine


Brilliant copy in burgundy cloth boards with gilt M.F.A. medallion on frt board and bright gilt title on spine. 326 pgs crisp and unmarked with four matching burg leather tabbed dividers present. Title continues: A List of One Hundred And Thirty Five Packs of Foxhounds Owned or Controlled by Recognized and Registered Hunts and By Members of the Masters of Foxhounds Association of America. More than suitable for gift giving or a collector's library. No former owners marks but the provenance of this volume is from the library of Dr. William Lay, former MFH of the Oakbrook Hounds, IL. View more info

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The Voice of Bugle Ann

By: Kantor, MacKinlay

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc.: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37582

ISBN: 9997552687

Condition: Very Good


Nice 1st edition hardcover in beige cloth with green title & hunting horn on front cover has minimal fading, tips are barely brushed, spine ends lightly rubbed but otherwise book shows very well. 128 pages of tight & bright text with no writing, tears, soil or blemishes, front paste down with tasteful former owner's bookplate. Professionally reproduced dust jacket has small chips at corners but displays well in new mylar. Bugle Ann is a foxhound, this is a story of her life in the field of service fox hunting. "Her voice was something to dream about, on any night when she was running thro... View more info

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The Voice of Bugle Ann

By: Kantor, MacKinlay

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Coward-McCann Inc.: 1935

Edition: Thirty-second Printing

Seller Id: 31142

Condition: Very Good


Very nice grey cloth hardcover with green hunting horn on frt board and titles on spine. Corners bumped with color loss but not rubbed through. Professionally reproduced dust wrapper has small chips at corners but displays well in new mylar. Birthday dedication/date on fep, 128 pp text tight and unmarked. Bugle Ann is a foxhound, this is a story of her life in the field of service fox hunting. "Her voice was something to dream about, on any night when she was running through the hills". View more info

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The Galway Blazers, The County Galway Hunt VHS TAPE

By: Keane, Molly

Price: $38.00

Publisher: NJ, Miller's Harness:

Edition: VHS Tape

Seller Id: VHS37401

Condition: Good


VHS Cassette case is well maintained with only a small scuff on front near the title. This video is a celebration of the Galway hunts 150th anniversary and tells the story of the 'blazers' of today. The hunt dates from the beginning of the 19th century and has established itself as one of the famous Irish Hunts. View more info

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Let's Go Hunting

By: Kearley, B. L.; With a Foreword By The Duke of Beaufort

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn Ltd: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40011

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition in red boards w/gilt title, color loss at tips, text tight and bright with non authorial gift ded on fep and vintage J.A. Allen bookstore sticker on frt pastedn. Lovely color plate frontis and 23 other b/w line illust throughout text. 191 pp. Wrap around art on unclipped, photo reproduced dj is lovely, does have large chip at foot of spine and lower frt bd fore edge. Chapters include: Chance Encounter/ Beechwood and Pimpernel Hollow/ Over the Hills/ James Carew/ Wisp, Vanster and Company Limited/ Kennel Visit/ The Opening Meet/ The Vanishing Fox/ Frost/ Stag and Otter/ By The Wa... View more info

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Valley Horses Volume II Genesee Valley Hunt

By: Kelley, Michael

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Sanders Newspapers: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44690

Condition: Near Fine


59 pg stapled booklet with faint tiny soil spot on rear cover, tiny indentation on frt cov near title, else fine. Rare 59 pp work by woman author sportswoman "Michael" Kelley and is a collection of her weekly newspaper columns. Lively personal essays on the chase. Her second work, following the first volume printed in 1975. Illustrated throughout with b/w line drawings by Custer Cassidy, John Tickner, and clip art (b/w vignettes) from the Chronicle of the Horse. Collectible copy. View more info

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The Haunted Hunt

By: Knutsford, Viscount

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 18122

ISBN: 0851310699

Condition: Fair


First edition limited to 500 copies. Red cloth boards sprung (bowed) and 'mottled' along board feet, faint moisture mark on the last half of the text (just the very tips, no text or illust affected). 204 pp. No illustrations. Original dj in mylar shows closed tears and chips with a 2 1/2" x 4" section missing from the rear panel lower fore edge. The chilling tale of Huntsman Anthony Nunn, possessed and driven by the pursuit of the fox, one grey, bob-tail dog fox in particular. Anthony Nunn met his death in the hunting field and the tale goes that one day, years later, the hunt was... View more info

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We Go Foxhunting Abroad A First Venture with Irish Banks and English Downs

By: Lanier, Charles D.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31838

Condition: Good


First edition hardcover in soiled light blue boards with buff cloth backstrip and light blue paper label on spine. Boards show soil and rubbing at tips, Spine slightly cocked, internally crisp and bright. Small abrasion and former owner sig on fep. S. Bryce Wing who was former president of the National Steeplechase Association. 204 untrimmed pages, some carelessly opened causing irregular chips to outer page edges but no loss of text. A fun read which will entertain any fireside sportsman. Includes: Outward Bound/ London and Hunting Kits/ Ireland - and Banks!/ Larking in the County Cork/ O... View more info

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Dallas Leith and the Elkridge-Harford Hounds SIGNED

By: Leith, Dallas M.F.H.; as told to Harriet Iglehart

Price: $35.00

Publisher: CT, Privately Printed: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31909

Condition: Near Fine


Author's presentation copy, signed on title page "Dallas Leith". 1st edition in red pictorial card covers are lightly sunned on stapled spine edge and show photo of Dallas Leith Huntsman riding a grey horse while blowing his hunting horn. 47 pp of reminiscences, hunt history, hound breeding chat and other tales of "Mountain Music" made by hounds in full cry. View more info