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Deer, Hare & Otter Hunting The Lonsdale Library of Sports, Games & Pastimes Vol XXII (21)

By: Adams, Ena; Brooke, Major-General Goffrey, Cameron, L.C.R.; The Earl of Coventry; Shackle, Major E.W.; Shepherd, C.B.; The Earl of Stradbroke; Thursby, Sir George, Bart; Wiggin, Colonel W.W.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Seely, Service & Co. Ltd: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45816

Condition: Very Good


Mustard cloth boards with gilt Lonsdale crown insignia show a light dust mard on cover ends. Matching mustard buckram cloth spine with gilt titles straight as are board tips. 255 pp heavy stock text clean and tight with 45 b/w photographs. Prize dedication handwritten on fep states: Baker Memorial Prize presented by the Buckram Beagles to Barbara Bush April 1953. Unclipped dj in new mylar has two chips at head of backstrip but title still clearly legible. Former o... View more info

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Illuminated Manuscripts Medieval Hunting Scenes ("The Hunting Book" by Gaston Phoebus)

By: Bise, Gabriel after Gaston Phoebus; Translated by J. Peter Tallon

Price: $17.00

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46168

Condition: Very Good


Lovely first edition hardcover in white textured paper covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends. Strip of light discoloration along frt board foot. 109 pp glossy illustrated text is in mint condition. Unclipped illustrated white background dj is slightly yellowed bit displays well in new mylar. Suitable for gift giving. No names or tears. More than a beautiful visual book, this is a true how-to manual for medieval methods of hunting wild boar, deer, wolves, ott... View more info

Or I'll Dress You in Mourning

By: Collins, Larry; Lapierre, Dominique

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Signet: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 32989

Condition: Very Good


1st edition, 2nd printing paperback showing light color loss at tips, text tight and crisp but age toned. 332 p. browned but not brittle. True near-tragic bullfighter's story. The incredible saga of the man who rose from poverty and petty crime to become Spain's great matador El Cordobes - National Idol, Maverick, International Superstar, Millionaire Symbol of a generation in revolt and a land in the throes of sweeping change. View more info

Golf Between Two Wars

By: Darwin, Bernard, Foreword by Herbert Warren Wind, Afterword by Ben Crenshaw

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Classics of Golf: 1985

Seller Id: 45806

ISBN: 0940889048

Condition: Near Fine


Nice hardcover in light blue cloth covered boards with navy spine and titles. 234 pp text crisp and unmarked. No dj, Not exlib. Gift quality volume with publisher's bulletin laid in. Golf Between Two Wars is a history and also a story. It tells how and why Great Britain lost its dominant position in golf to America. It's not a simple story. It took more than Jones, Hagen, and Sarazen to subdue Britain. Ti took the fading of Vardon, Taylor, and Braid from the sce... View more info

Falconry Shire Album #115 SIGNED

By: Ford, Emma

Price: $17.00

Publisher: England, Shire Publications: 1995

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 45845

ISBN: 0852636679

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint stapled booklet all about training, handling and caring for your falcon. Signed in pencil on fep: Emma Ford. Includes: A Brief History, Falconry Today, The Equipment, The Birds, Conservation, Useful Information. View more info

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The Fights

By: Ford, Richard: Essay Selection and Introduction

Price: $17.00

Publisher: CA, Chronicle Books: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46227

ISBN: 0811811220

Condition: As New


Gift quality first edition hardcover in black paper covered boards with bright gilt titles. Not exlib, no names, tears or soil. 127 pp profusely illustrated glossy text is flawless as is the photo illustrated dj, save for a price clipped frt flap but original $29.99 price sticker is present a little to the left of the clip. Of the press sports photographers of the '30s, '40s and '50s, Charles Hoff was considered far and away the best for his ability to bring out the v... View more info

Stylin' Zine Presents: The Man A Journal of Pent Angst Issue #22 Spring 1993

By: Fox, Dave: Editor

Price: $27.00

Publisher: PA, Privately Printed: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43935

Condition: Very Good


Weird & wild privately published 56 pg b/w illust magazine. Photos & line drawings throughout. Many contributors writing on skateboarding, trick bicycle riding, rock and roll bands, guns, partying etc. Truly rare volume with some light red surface soil on cover. View more info

Power, Passion, Honor & Glory Five Heroes of Modern Golf

By: Hallberg, William; Foreword by James Dodson

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, SPORTS - POETRY IN MOTION: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Photographer

Seller Id: 46115

ISBN: 0967193303

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, first printing hardcover in black paper covered boards with bright silver titles on cover and backstrip. Tips lightly bumped but not rubbed, spine ends sharp. Book slightly canted but stands straight on the shelf. Laid in are two review sheets with synopsis of the book from the publisher/photographer = Gerald Sprayregen along with another paper signed in ink by Sprayregen, sent to "Henry", describing the books attributes and seeking orders. Boo... View more info

Angling The Out of Doors Library

By: Leroy M. Yale, A. Foster Higgins, J.G.A. Creighton, Robert Grant, A.R. MacDonough, Alexander Cargill, Charles Frederick Holde

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1897

Seller Id: 45631

Condition: Near Fine


Handsome volume in pine green cloth boards showing lightly bumped spine ends, tips remain sharp. Book now protected in removable, clear mylar sleeve. 305 pp text is crisp and bright, front hinge partially cracked but page block holding fine. Nicely illustrated with 66 b/w engravings. More than suitable for gift giving. Includes: GETTING OUT THE FLY BOOKS [by Leroy Milton Yale]/ THE LAND OF THE WINANISHE [by Yale & J. G. A. Creighton]/ NEPIGON RIVER FISHING [by A. ... View more info

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Loading the Black Powder Rifle Cartridge

By: Matthews, Paul A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Arizona, Wolfe Publishing Co.: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46150

ISBN: 1879356201

Condition: Very Good


First edition glossy paperback in black background card covers with white crossed rifles and titles on frt cov and backstrip. No names, tears or soil in the 122 pp text. Chapters include: A Few Basics, Lubrication and Lubricants, The Grease Cookie, Bullets and Bullet Moulds, Casting the Bullet, Care of the Cartridge Case - Before and After, The Powder Charge - Black, Pyrodex, or Duplex, Loading the Black Powder Rifle Cartridge, Developing and Testing the Load,... View more info

Spinning For Fresh and Salt Water Fish Of North America

By: McClane, A. J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Prentice-Hall: 1955

Seller Id: 45595

Condition: Very Good +


Beige cloth 3rd printing hardcover, no dj. Third printing. Lightly bumped tips and spine ends, small grease spot on lower right edge near gutter. 280 pp. B/W frontis shows the author holding up a 44lb Barracuda caught in the Bahamas. Includes: History/ The Reel/ The Rod/ The Line/ First Casts/ Lures/ Panfish/ Pacific Salmon and Steelhead/ Trout/ The Black Bass/ The Pike Family/ Live Bait/ Salt Water/ Index. View more info

Custom Built Rifles

By: Simmons, Richard F. (Dick)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Bonanza Books: 1955

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 45842

Condition: As New


Reprint hardcover in light cream colored cloth on boards. Tips and spine ends sharp, 346 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped (and unpriced) jacket shows light color and bit of wrinkling at head of spine. No names, tears or soil. Gift quality offering. Chapters include: Made to Order, Barrels, Engraving on Firearms, Scope Sights and Scope Mounts, Rifle Actions for Conversion, Placing an Order, Specialties and Innovations, Stock Woods, Target, Bench Rest a... View more info

The Second Field Bedside Book

By: Stephens, Wilson: Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Scotland, Collins: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46100

ISBN: 0004105966

Condition: Fine


First edition hardcover in green paper covered boards lightly sunned at head and foot of book, Spine ends and tips fairly sharp. 256 pp text is crisp, unmarked, and wonderfully illustrated with sketches by Biro. Unclipped dj is complete, shows a tad of sunning on backstrip and has a full poem by Mary W. Scott entitled Sunday Train on the rear panel of the dj. Frt dj flap states: This book is a 'must' for all country people, and for the thousands who live in cities but ... View more info

On The Wing To The Edge Of The Earth With The Peregrine Falcon

By: Tennant, Alan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45659

ISBN: 0375415513

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in mint, unclipped dj in new mylar. 304 p. Crisp and unmarked. Gift quality volume, sharp tips, barely bumped spine ends, no names, tears or soil. "On The Wing is a narrative that focuses on the matchless migratory birds of prey we call peregrine falcons. But it is also a self portrait of the author, in his intelligence, his sensitivity, his friendships and antipathies, and his wide comprehension of the natural world. Tennant is so attuned... View more info

Gierach, John

By: Where the Trout are all as Long as your Leg

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Simon and Schuster/ Fireside: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45781

ISBN: 0671754556

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, 1st printing paperback without names, tears or soil, one faint crease at foot of spine cover, still more than suitable for gift-giving. 84 pp text crisp and unmarked. Not exlib. From the irrepressible author of Sex, Death, and Fly-Fishing, Trout Bum, and Even Brook Trout Get the Blues, comes a jewel of a book about those secret places that are the soul of fishing. In his earthy, vivid prose, John Gierach, "the Bohemian equivalent of a country gent... View more info

Bluff Your Way In Cricket

By: Yapp, Nick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: England, Ravette Books Ltd: 1988

Seller Id: 45841

ISBN: 1853040452

Condition: Fine


Crisp glossy, uncreased, unmarked paperback. Tips and spine ends sharp. gift quality offering includes: Origins, What Happens in Cricket, Kinds of Cricket, Styles of Cricket, Attending a Match, Talking About Crickett, Glossary View more info