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

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 owner has made some small ink notes on dj flaps and one on rear cover. Section 1 on Beagling written by C.B. Shepherd, Master... View more info

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

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: $27.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45444

Condition: Good


Mustard cloth boards with gilt Lonsdale crown insignia are grubby. Matching mustard buckram cloth spine with gilt titles bumped, board tips rubbed with a bit of cardboard showing. 255 pp heavy stock text clean and tight with 45 b/w photographs. Tidy name on fep of Joseph B. Wiley Jr. dated Dec. 1966. Mr. Wiley: Former Joint Master of Tewksbury Foot Bassets, Oldwick, NU, and involved with the Basset Club as well as The National Beagle Club for 50+ years. Section 1 on Beagling written by C.B. Shepherd, Master of the South Herts Beagles and includes: The Hound/ Kennel Management/ Hunting/ Hares... View more info

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Polo Author's Presentation Copy

By: Barrantes, Susan; Foreword By H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, Intro By Juan Carlos Harriot

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Argentina, Ediciones Lariviere: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 46706

ISBN: 9879528085

Condition: Fine


Gift quality, true first edition hardcover in red cloth boards with gold titles, sharp tips and spine ends. Book appears unread, save for author's presentation to someone with the following words: " To Doris, with best wishes Susan Barrantes 1998. No tears or soil in the glossy 208 pp text. Unclipped (and unpriced) dj in new mylar has negligible color loss at rear board tips, and a 6/8" closed tear at head of rear flap fold which can be seen in the photo below, but is now not noticeable at all because of the clear, removable jacket mylar that is now on the dj. Profusely illustrat... View more info

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Polo

By: Barrantes, Susan; Foreword By H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, Intro By Juan Carlos Harriot

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Argentina, Ediciones Lariviere: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46938

ISBN: 9879528085

Condition: Fine


Gift quality, true first edition hardcover in red cloth boards with gold titles, sharp tips and spine ends. Book appears unread, no writing, tears or soil on the glossy 208 pp text. The unclipped Only one light crease on the gold colored, blank front endpaper is the only mark identifying this book as being opened before. Unclipped (and unpriced) dj in new mylar has one micro and two small areas on the foot of the rear panel that shows 2 small chips of the outer color layer only (see image) and one micro one near the foot of the rear gutter. Profusely illustrated landscape format coffee ta... View more info

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Horses & Practical Horse-Keeping

By: Barton, Frank Townend, M.R.C.V.S.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28632

Condition: Good +


An exhaustive 1st edition compendium, much pertaining to horse health and ailments. A rare volume in green pictorial cloth boards bumped and rubbed at tips. Book is approx 6" x 8.5" x 3" thick. Titles worn on cover, appears as if something has spilled at one time taking some of the layers of white letting with it but it is still legible (see pic). Inner hinges fine, page block sound and tight but occasionally wavy from past moisture but there is no musty smell. Contents include: The Shire and the Cart Horse, The Clydesdale Horse, The Suffolk, Remarks on Van and Cross-Bred Horses... View more info

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Horses and Heather

By: Baxter, Gillian

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & CO. LTD.: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46577

ISBN: 0723203938

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality 1st edition hardcover in rust paper covered boards with red spine and frt board titles shows lightly bumped (not rubbed) tips & spine ends. Price-clipped, original dj in mylar shows no chips, just some light rubbing at head of spine and head of rear panel, along with some light surface soil on white background rear panel that lists other titles by this author. Original, full color illustrated jacket has wrap around art and show a hint of darkening in the sky area at top 1/3 of panels, and color loss at dj flap folds, a hint of rubbing at tips but still displays beautifully in ... View more info

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Lexington 1978 The Story of the 3-Day Event World Championships

By: Bezugloff, Ivan I.; Keays, Candice M.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: OH, Xenophon Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28440

ISBN: 0933316003

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hard cover in VG dust wrapper. Book with name/date on fep, else as new. DJ shows light surface wear from storage, one closed tear 1" on backstrip, one tiny chip at front panel lower fore edge, still displays beautifully in new mylar sleeve. Oblong 8 3/4" tall x 11 1/4" wide. 128 pp, profusely illustrated in color and b/w. The definitive work on the Lexington event. The 1978 Three-Day World Championships was a time of color, excitement, surprise and controversy. They marked a turning point for the sport in the United States, as well as the world; not only in th... View more info

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The World of Dressage

By: Blake, Neil Ffrench

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1969

Edition: First U.S Edition.

Seller Id: 28478

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st U.S. edition black cloth hardcover with sharp tips, gift dedication on fep, else crisp and unmarked. 190 pp including index of photographic data. Full color facsimile photo dj shows wear and color loss at tips from storage. Book is approx 11 1/2" x 8 1/2" x 3/4". With stunning photography and informative commentary the author shows how dressage is basic to the training of all horses, including the hunters, jumpers, the polo pony or the pleasure horse. By watching and interviewing famous international performers, and by sitting quietly listening to them analyze the... View more info

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The Pony Club World

By: Blake, Neil Ffrench

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1969

Edition: First U.S Edition.

Seller Id: 46228

Condition: Fine


Gift quality first US edition hardcover in black cloth covered boards with bright gilt title to spine. Not exlib, no names, tears or soil in the 191 pp text. Profusely illustrated in b/w photography, it is a charming, visual treat for any pony lover. Unclipped dj shows a couple of 1/4 inch closed tears at head of spine, and a touch of curl at head of rear dj panel, now in new mylar and displays well. Book is approx 11 1/2" x 8 1/2" x 3/4". With stunning photography and informative commentary The Pony Club World is captured in a beautiful and highly instructive volume. From ... View more info

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Common Sense Gardening In Fairfax County (Virginia)

By: Bollinger, Jean M.; Landscape Design Critic & Plant Consultant

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Five Hills Garden Club: 1978

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 34805

Condition: Very Good


Not ex-lib. Faded revised edition 8 3/8" tall green card cover with black floral vines framing the cover title. 93 pp text has a coffee? mark on lower tip throughout the volume, else crisp and unmarked. Chapters include: Gardening Guidelines (Gardening-by-the-Month)/ Plan First, Then Plant/ Woody Plants For The Home Garden/ Plant Correctly/ Keep The Yard Looking Young/ Ground Covers and Vines/ Spring Blooming Bulbs/ Azaleas/ Dependable Perennials: Irises, Peonies, Day lilies, Chrysanthemums/ Roses/ Vegetables In The Home Garden/ Grow Happy House Plants/ Garden Naturally/ A Wo... View more info

The Tales of Olga Da Polga

By: Bond, Michael

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1989

Seller Id: 46062

ISBN: 0395459915

Condition: Near Fine


Nice tight, crisp, unmarked paperback with light color loss to tips of green background frt cover. No names, tears or soil on the 128 pp text. 7 pp glossary in rear. Originally published by Macmillan, New York, 1971. Summary: Recounts the humorous adventures of an unusual guinea pig that specializes in tall tales. Table of Contents are: 1. Olga Sets Out 2. The Naming of Olga da Polga 3. Olga Takes a Bite 4. Olga's Story 5. Olga Makes a Friend 6. Olga's Day Off 7. Olga Wins a Prize 8. Olga Starts a Rumor 9. Olga and the "Surrey Puma". 10. Disaster 11. The Dance of the Sugar... 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. Exterior all there but not pretty. Cloth is quite '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 narrow pink edge of both pastedowns. Obviously stored somewhere damp but has no fun... View more info

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Piper's Pony The Story of Patchwork

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44312

Condition: Very Good


True 1st Ed with Scribner's letter A on copyright page. Illust green background boards with green cloth spine. Rubbing and age-toning at extremities, text clean, no marks, coloring, dog eared pages. Not exlib. Hinges tight, 6 closed lower page edge tears measuring 1/2 in to 1in. No loss, not taped. Book now in clear mylar wrap and displays well. Landscape format book is 8 3/4 in tall by 11 1/4 in long by about one inch thick. Unpaginated text. 78 pp. Born to a coal mining pony and sold at a horse fair when he was a weanling to some gypsies. Over the years Patchwork was sold or traded ... View more info

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Home Canning of Fruits and Vegetables Points for Success

By: Bureau of Human Nutrition and Home Economics

Price: $12.00

Publisher: DC, U. S. Department of Agriculture: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 20673

Condition: Good


Good 1st edition illustrated paperback has a front cover crease, small chip at head of rear cover and one small taped tear at outer margin of rear cover. 24 pp age toned and brittle. Nice sepia photo on cover of a June Cleaver type woman putting up her veggies in her crisp day dress. Points for success : 1. Can only fresh food, in tiptop condition. 2. Use boiling-water bath for fruits and tomatoes. Use steam-pressure canner for other vegetables. 3. Have equipment in good working order. 4. Follow up-to-date directions backed by research. View more info

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The Magical, Marvelous Megan G. Beamer A Day in the Life of a Dreamer SIGNED

By: Burnett, Karen Gedig

Price: $7.00

Publisher: CA, GR Publishing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 42085

ISBN: 0966853067

Condition: Fine


Presentation copy, signed by author on title pg: Troy, Honor Your dreams! Karen Gedig Burnett 3/24/04. Fine condition 1st edition paperback. 32 pp. A spirited Megan acts out her dreams as people tell her to stop it and grow up. But Megan learns to accept herself and stay true to her dreams. Glossy paperback with cute Pembroke Welsh Corgi dancing on cover. View more info

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Personal Bible Verses of Comfort Assurance Salvation & Bonus Book: Hope and Confort from God's Word Miniature Booklets

By: Christian Business Men's Committee

Price: $20.00

Publisher: PA, The Little Bible Ministry:

Seller Id: 46200

Condition: Near Fine


2 offerings for one price. First: Personal Bible Verses of Comfort Assurance Salvation in red pebbled paper covers with black titles, 40 pp held with one staple as published. Book is in fine condition without names, tears, soil, rust or defects of any kind. Not exlib and no names in space provided on first (identification) page. Super cute! Measures a whopping 2.5 inch tall x 2 inch wide. - Included with is a 3.5 inch tall x 2.25 inch wide, 14 pp light brown paperback with bright gilt titles and ruled border on cover, put out by the American Bible Society. Held in by 2 staples, this a... View more info

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Foxhunting on the Lakeland Fells

By: Clapham, Richard

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1920

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46964

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in red cloth covered boards showing bumped spine ends and one lower tip, 3 others remain sharp. Backstrip a bit 'smoked', cloth a little darker than that covering the boards, gilt titles still bright. One small (1/8") soil dot on frt board and lacking the dj. Former owner's partial name plate on frt pastedown, otherwise the 113 pp text is crisp, bright and without tears, foxing or markings. Tissue-guarded frontis and 42 other b/w glossy plates from the author's own photographs tipped in on brown card stock. A rare work, the most comprehensive ever publishe... View more info

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Hanukkah, Shmanukkah!

By: Colell, Esme Raji

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Hyperion Books for Children: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37130

ISBN: 0786851791

Condition: Fine


Lovely copy in illust hardcover boards and matching unclipped dj with 3 short surface scratches near frt board fore-edge and a touch of color loss on lower fore edge of same, now in new mylar and looks fab. Color illust throughout. No names or tears. Not ex-library. 53 pp. Old Scroogemacher was as sour as a pickle and had a tongue like horseradish. He was a tyrant to the poor workers in his waistcoat factory, and even on the last night of Hanukkah, he had the nerve to set the clocks back. What a shtunk. When his nephew Moshe protests, Scroogemacher laughs. "Hanukkah, shmanukah," h... View more info

Best in Children's Books #31

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $27.00

Publisher: NY, Nelson Doubleday, Inc: 1960

Seller Id: 46050

Condition: Very Good


Possible first printing hardcover in pink pebbled paper covered boards quarter bound with same pebbled paper in grey with turquoise titles and illustrations on boards and spine. Spine ends bumped, tips still sharp, no names or tears. 160 pp text is tight and clean save for some chocolate? marks in the second story: Tattercoats. Unclipped (and unpriced) illustrated green background Dj lightly rubbed at tips, two small closed tears at head of rear panel, shows some color loss from storage but displays well in new mylar. Contains the following tales by the following authors: 1. Lewis and Clar... View more info

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Springs of Indian Wisdom Aurobindo, Gandhi, Hitopadesa, Ramakrishna, Tagore

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Herder Book Center: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: T46361

Condition: Near Fine


Gorgeous gift quality little 1st printing hardcover book with hidden spiral binding shows sharp tips and spine ends. White background boards show some age-toning and have a beautiful flower print on the front cover. Book now in clear acetate cover. 46 pp of uplifting 'helps' or meditations to sooth the spirit and clear the mind. Measures 4.75" x 3 3/8". Leaves are of textured paper and there are several more lovely little illustrations within. Images available, just ask. View more info