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The Fox-Hound Of The Future

By: Acton, C.R.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: England, Ebenezer Baylis & Son, Ltd.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44460

Condition: Good


VG+ non-exlib hardcover in blue paper covered boards with sunned spot on head of backstrip. DJ panels pasted to rear endpps. Former copy of sporting author J. Stanley Reeve with his tasteful armorial bookplate on frt pastdn (see images). 125 pp. A very uncommon title and a worthy addition for any fox hunters bookshelf. Chapters include: Preface/ Evolution of the Fox-Hound of Today/ Types of the Fox-Hound of Today/ Speed and Stamina/ Breeding Theories/ The Fox-Hound Kenne... View more info

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Scarlet to MFH

By: Aldin, Cecil

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, Ltd: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39056

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth boards soiled and rubbed at tips, text tight and bright w/few light fingerprints, soil marks on endpapers, and occasional tiny marks in text. No names or tears. Unclipped dj in new mylar is professionally reproduced and shows a fabulous huntsman on his galloping horse with hounds in full cry. There is a paper pull resulting in loss on the rear panel, small rubs and loss at tips, light overall soil on tan background but displays well. This is the follow up book ... View more info

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Hunting Scenes

By: Aldin, Cecil; with a Memoir and Descriptive Notes by "Sabretache

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44647

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st ED hard cover in professionally reproduced dust wrapper in new mylar that shows small chips at tips and head of back strip with no loss to titles. Quarter bound, cream buckram over red gilt-lettered cloth boards show negligible surface soil to the cream cloth at spine ends of this hardcover collectible, corners sharp. The text is mint. A posthumous work contains a number of unfinished sketches and rough studies for pictures which were to come. They take us be... View more info

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Ten Little Foxhounds

By: Ambler, C. Gifford

Price: $28.00

Publisher: IL, Childrens Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44458

Condition: Very Good


VG 1st edition exlib hardcover with pocket and all pages present. Few exlib stamps on endpps. Buckram cloth rebind in green and white boards illust w/hounds running on frt board. Cute floral endpapers and 24 pp. text clean and bright. Very light wear on boards. No call tags on spine of backstrip. Displays well in photo-reproduced price clipped, non-exlib dust wrapper from the Hutchinson London edition. See images. A charming count down story for children from 10 to one... View more info

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The Chace, The Road and the Turf

By: Apperley, Charles James "Nimrod

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1851

Edition: New Edition

Seller Id: 29220

Condition: Good


Leather backstrip and corners w/marbled paper covered boards. Tips rubbed, gilt title and 5 decorative raised bands on spine. Lovely to hold. Innards tight and bright w/tasteful bookplate and partial vintage bookstore sticker on marbled, foxed endpapers and Christmas 1851 ownership sig on blank fep. 144 pg page block tight, some leaves uncut. View more info

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The Fox-Hunter's Bedside Book

By: Apsley, Lady

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1949

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 45652

Condition: Near Fine


1st US edition, undated, circa 1949 in original red cloth with gilt foxhound on frt board and title on backstrip. Professionally reproduced dust wrapper with art after an illustration by Cecil Aldin is off the Eyre & Spottiswoode, England edition. It is very lightly rubbed at extrems but displays beautifully. 584 pp without names, tears or soil but printed on very thin paper. Inner hinges fine. Illus by Lionel Edwards with 27 line drawings. A lovely little pocket size... View more info

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A Hunting Alphabet A B C

By: Armour, G.D.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Ltd.: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40499

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in green cloth boards, tips and spine ends bumped, no names, tears or soil inside, only light foxing. DJ in new mylar has a sizable chip at frt panel taking half of title with it. Still displays well from spine. Complete working copy with 26 plates - an alphabet letter on each page and accompanying color illust by Armour fun and frolic in the field. View more info

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A Hunting Alphabet A B C

By: Armour, G.D.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY, Country Life & Charles Scribner's Sons: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45826

Condition: Near Fine


An attractive and very collectible A B C book of foxhunting art with twenty-six tipped-in color plates with letterpress text from Armour describing his pictures. 28 pp text and plates clean and bright, front cover paper label looks fabulous, no chips. No former owner's names, no tears or soil inside. Clean cream linen backstrip over dark green cloth boards with a hint of darkening/dust at head of spine. Book is in super scarce original dj showing even darkening on ed... View more info

Bridle and Brush Reminiscences of an Artist Sportsman

By: Armour, George Denholm

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, Ltd: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44218

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover in red cloth boards that are sunned at backstrip with gilt titles quite dull. Lightly rubbed at extrems, endpps w/former owner's name at head of fep. 387 pp text is tight and bright. With four color plates and 127 drawings in b/w by the author, Joseph Crawhall, Phil May, Maurice Greiffenhagen and Major C.A. Rickards. The life story of George Denholm Armour, sportsman, gentleman, artist. View more info

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Country Illustrated Hunting Year Book 1999-2000 With Diary and Hunting Maps and Point-to-Point Meetings 2000

By: Balmain, Alastair Researched and Compiled for Country Life

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, St. Martin's Magazines PLC: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44352

Condition: Very Good


VG 1st edition hardcover in dark green cloth with bright gilt titles, Tips and spine ends sharp. Foxing on fep, else crisp and unmarked. No former ownership markings. 299 pp of text and approx 100 pgs of dated sections for filling in the day's sport. View more info

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The Young Entry Fox-Hunting, Beagling and Otter-Hunting for Beginners

By: Barker, K. F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45788

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in tan cloth shows lightly bumped tips and spine ends. Two tiny nicks in spine cloth. Hinges fine. Professionally reproduced, price clipped dust wrapper shows rubbing at tips with minor loss, displays well in new mylar sleeve. 138 pp text tight and bright without names or tears. Minor foxing on preliminaries, bit of finger soil in margins. A comprehensive and clearly written overview of three sports for newbies. Chapters include: Intro, 1. Fox-... View more info

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Bolinvar Slipcased 2 Vol Set

By: Bayliss, Marguerite F.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Derrydale: 1937

Edition: Limited First Edition

Seller Id: 28765

Condition: Near Fine


Limited 1st edition 2 volume set, this is set #112 of 950 copies. Books contain a total of 417 pages. Slipcase has a paper pull along back edge, corners rubbed through to boards is watermarked and cracked along foot but holding ok. Having had a spot of glue, it has kept these books in vg form. Pair of books with gilt cover decorations on red cloth are as new save for sunned spines. Internally the books are clean with no marks or inscriptions. 18th century romance ... View more info

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Thoughts on Hunting. In a Series of Familiar Letters to a Friend.

By: Beckford, Peter

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd: 1951

Edition: Eigth Edition

Seller Id: 38746

Condition: Very Good


Bright red hardcover with gilt lettering has light color loss along spine and tips are lightly bumped. Price clipped dj is professionally reproduced. 220 pages are yellowed with age but have crisp text and no tears. A great sportsman and famous master of hounds, Peter Beckford gives an accurate description of the sport of hunting in 'Thoughts on Hunting'. View more info

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Thoughts Upon Hunting In A Series of Familiar Letters To A Friend. Presentation Copy Dated 1880 From Lord Charles Beresford to Mr. Frank Gillard. Former Copy of Dr. William Lay M.F.H.

By: Beckford, Peter Esq.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, James Toovey: 1879

Seller Id: 40521

Condition: Good


Sir Peter Beckford (1740-1811) writer and avid huntsman penned: Familiar letters from Italy, to a friend in England (2 vols., 1805), Thoughts upon hunting, in a series of familiar letters to a friend, 1781, Thoughts upon Hare and Fox Hunting, in a series of letters to a friend, 1781, and Thoughts on Fox Hunting, published 1791. Red cloth boards with black ruled borders and hunt cap/crossed whips on frt bd. Gilt fox mask and crossed whips/spurs and title on backstrip ... View more info

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Thoughts on Hunting In a Series of Familiar Letters to a Friend

By: Beckford, Peter; Intro and Notes by Paget, J. Otho; Foreword by Michael Clayton

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1993

Seller Id: 40180

ISBN: 0851313671

Condition: Near Fine


Grey hardcover with gilt lettering has lightly bumped spine ends, tips sharp, 220 pp text flawless. No names, tears or soil, not exlib. Unclipped dj has matching bumped spine ends but displays well in new mylar. A great sportsman and famous Master of Hounds, Peter Beckfords' book is a gift quality foundation volume for any sporting library. View more info

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The Legend of the Hounds

By: Boker, George Henry; Intro by Owen Culbertson

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, William Edwin Ridge: 1929

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller Id: 45442

Condition: Near Fine


Limited first edition hardcover, one of 800 copies. Book is fine with tidy name on fep, text flawless. Interesting wood-tone paper covered boards over green cloth backstrip with bright gilt title. Tatty slipcase present and doing its job but tips are well worn, 1 inch chip at head and slipcase foot is totally missing. 32 pg poem about a fox who led a pack of hounds to their death. View more info

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Good Sport with Famous Packs 1885-1910

By: Bradley, Cuthbert: 'Whipster

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons, Ltd.: 1910

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45863

Condition: Good


1st edition, first printing hardcover in red cloth boards with gilt titles and Huntsman taking a 5 bar gate while another waits on cover, Crossed whip/horn, fox mask and hound on book backstrip. Cloth 'mottled' on half of frt board, much less so on rear, tips bumped with cloth broken, board tips just showing, spine ends bumped. No names, or soil in the 280 text with top edge gilt and untrimmed edges. Hinge papers fine, some very light foxing on half title page and nar... View more info

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Some Unwritten Laws of Organized Foxhunting and Comments on the Usages of the Sport of Riding to Hounds in America

By: Breese, Louis V.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Self Published: 1909

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45542

Condition: Very Good


Nice red cloth pebbled cloth with bright gilt titles. Great slim volume includes Hunting Terms and a Glossary of Hound Names in the rear. View more info

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This Is Foxhunting

By: British Field Sports Society

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, The British Field Sports Society:

Seller Id: 44565

Condition: Very Good


Rare 3 pg fold out that tells what foxhunting is and isn't. Speaks to foxhunting goings on and destruction of foxes Head of each tri-fold section imprinted with "Critics Say... The Facts Are..." Brings needed clarification for the anti's and offers support for the sport. Uncommon! View more info

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The Young Fox-Hunter The Young Sportsman's Library

By: Brock, C. W. E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: England, Adam and Charles Black: 1951

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller Id: 45518

Condition: Very Good


Lovely 2nd edition hardcover in beige linen cloth. Corners bumped but not rubbed, small white bit of paper on lower left quadrant of frt cover, else fine. Offered in original dj showing wear at tips, now in new mylar. 184 pp, Crisp, tight, bright hardcover with vintage bookstore sticker on rear paste down. Chapters include: How Fox-Hunting is Organized/ The Fox/ The Foxhound/ Hunting the Fox - Theory/ Hunting the Fox - Practice/ Cub-Hunting/ The Whipper-In/ Dress a... View more info