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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

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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The Impossible Horse

By: Keir, Christine

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers Ltd: 1957

Seller Id: R46422

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality hardcover in medium blue cloth covered boards with gold spine title on backstrip has sharp tips & spine ends. No rubbing to the cloth, not exlib, no names, tears or soil, hinge papers are fine, 189 pp text is tight and bright save for some age-toning on the end papers and two micro red ink pen marks at head of page 59. Price-clipped color illustrated dust wrapper has wrap-around art from frt panel to backstrip. It shows a girl riding a bay horse on a rainy street with a pack of foxhounds walking along with her. Small rubs with loss at upper tip and lower tip of dj, lower dj fl... 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

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

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The Torrance-Clendennin Episode and Other Horse Stories

By: Levey, Clarence D. (Melville)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Privately Published: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44273

Condition: Good


Exceedingly rare first edition, a presentation copy with the following stamp on the head of the dedication pg: Compliments of the Rider & Driver Pub, Co. 1441 Broadway, New York. 154 tight, slightly age-toned pages. Delicate beige/cream floral endpps darkened at extrems, hinges fine. Much sought, gift quality first edition in paper covered boards with a dame riding side saddle on frt board. Red cloth covered backstrip has no title. Upper tip of frt cover outer layer of paper chipped, all tips bumped and rubbed but clearly not an eyesore (see image). Title inside reads as follows: The Torranc... View more info

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Horses Hounds and Hunting Horns

By: Lewis, Colin A.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 23630

Condition: Very Good +


Rare collection of short stories. 1st edition paperback covers with b/w illustration of horses jumping a stream/bank. 96 pp with few light coffee spots on white background cover, text fine, no names. In this collection of short stories and articles Colin Lewis describes the pleasures of driving a horse and trap through the mellow cider-lands of the Wye valley, of hunting across the great banks and yawning ditches of County Wexford, of watching and listening to hounds cub-hunting in the early morning on Exmoor, even of falling off a young horse in a wet Wicklow wood! In addition he writes abo... View more info

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The Linlithgow & Stirlingshire Hunt

By: Linlithgow & Stirlingshire Hunt Committee

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Scotland, The Edinburgh Press: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44309

Condition: Near Fine


Tiny 1st edition hardcover in red cloth with bright gilt titles. One micro spot of soil near foot of frt bd, else fine. All edges gilt, securely bound, endpps age toned, 13 pp text crisp and unmarked. Lists age of each hound and bitch and their sire and dams. Opening page indicates that the position of Master is vacant. Huntsman: Jack Woodger, First Whipper-In: Arthur Petts, Second Whipper In: Thomas Cope. Very interesting miniature book in landscape format: 3 in tall x 4 7/8 in long x 1/8 in thick. View more info

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A Parson's Son. Sporting Artist SIGNED

By: Lyne, Michael

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, J.A. Allen & Co.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed, Limited Numbered

Seller Id: 38928

ISBN: 0851311768

Condition: Fine


Stunning dk green leather hardcover in original publisher's shipping case w/mylar dj as issued. Signed by Michael Lyne on limitation page, numbered 523 of 750 copies. Color and b/w plates and line illustrations throughout the crisp, unmarked 150 pg text. Brilliant compendium of Michael's work including fox hunting in England, along with sporting hounds and other country pursuits. Laid in is an actual obituary clipped from the British newspaper, The Daily Telegraph dated 3/22/89. Book includes the author's autobiographical notes and copies of articles previously appearing in "The Field"... View more info

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A Parson's Son. Sporting Artist SIGNED

By: Lyne, Michael

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, J.A. Allen & Co.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed, Limited Numbered

Seller Id: 45583

ISBN: 0851311768

Condition: Very Good


Dark green leather hardcover signed by Michael Lyne on limitation page, numbered 562 of 750 copies. Exlib with all pages present. No card pocket or evidence of ever having had one. Exlib markings on blank fep. Essex County Council sticker on frt pastedn, plain white sticker on rear pastedn, some spotting of the upper edge gilt, all edges of page block are gold. White sticker residue on foot of spine from wrap around call tag could be colored with hunter green marker. I've already tried goo-gone. Doesn't look bad as is on the shelf. Filled with color and b/w plates and line illustrations... View more info

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Horses, Hounds & Country Studies from a Sportsman's Note Book SIGNED

By: Lyne, Michael; Foreword By Dalesman (C.N.De COURCY PARRY, Esq., M.F.H.)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, Ltd: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 38532

Condition: Very Good +


Not exlib. In professionally reproduced dj. A gorgeous, exceedingly rare M. Lyne work in original red cloth signed by Michael Lyne, dated 1938 with a pencil drawing of a fox on the run and ghosting from the beginnings of a hound sketch underneath in pencil on the frt pastedn. Lightly soiled along board foot, corners bumped and rubbed, foot of frt gutter showing boards with quarter inch split in cloth, innards pristine, tight bright, no foxing. Crossed out name on fep. Professionally reproduced illustrated dj in new mylar displays well. Oversized folio, too large for the flat rate envelope and... View more info

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American Foxhunting Stories

By: Mackay-Smith, Alexander MFH

Price: $48.00

Publisher: VA, Millwood House: 1996

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 23351

ISBN: 0964528215

Condition: Fine


This book contains (1) the complete text and illustrations published in American Foxhunting, An Anthology by Alexander Mackay-Smith, The American Foxhound Club, 1970 and (2) twenty-two additional stories and twenty-four more illustrations. 212 pp, hard cover (red cloth with black and gold titling on spine and front cover - no dust jacket. Signed by Alexander Mackay-Smith facing title page. Tips still sharp, B&w photos, reproductions. A collection of 79 stories, poems, etc. including: The Gloucester Fox Hunting Club; The Ravensworth Fox; A Pastry Cook Foils the Baltimore Pack; A Virginia Foxh... View more info