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The Hunting Countries of Great Britain 2 Volume Set Parts I, II, III, IV, V, & VI

By: Brooksby; AKA: Elmhirst, Captain Pennell

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Horace Cox: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46319

Condition: Good


Set of two volumes, Vol I, Parts I, II, & III published 1882, 405 pp. Vol II, Parts IV, V, & VI published 1883, 417 pp plus 32 pp of adverts and index. A 'newly' married set, all there but not pretty. Volume I in lighter red cloth with surface soiled cloth but has lovely vintage ads from a pair of London outfitters both peddling waterproofed & ventilated hunting coats: Edmiston & Son, Pall Mall, and J. C. Cording & Co., Picadilly. Both books are bound in red cloth with gilt titles and fox mask/whip on frt boards, tips bumped and brushed but no major rub through. Vol I's cloth is qu... View more info

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The Hunting Countries of Great Britain 2 Volume Set Parts I, II, III, IV, V, & VI

By: Brooksby; Elmhirst, Captain Pennell

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Horace Cox: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38543

Condition: Good


Set of two volumes, Vol I, Parts I, II, & III published 1882, 405 pp. Vol II, Parts IV, V, & VI published 1883, 417 pp plus 32 pp of adverts and index. A 'newly' married set, volume I in darker cloth with surface soil, vol II shows newer plain yellow endpapers rather than the lovely vintage illustrations and adverts present in vol I. Red cloth with bright gilt titles and fox mask/whip on frt boards, tips bumped and rubbed. Vol II has wear along front & rear gutter edges with small splits in the cloth. Internally both vols are tight and bright w/occasional foxing. Vol I w/former owner's ... View more info

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British Sporting Prints

By: Cadfryn-Roberts, John

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, The Ariel Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40274

Condition: Very Good +


Giant book in slipcase. 18.5" tall x 13" wide. 1st edition hardcover with small tape repair to head of spine in original dust jacket showing light soil on white background, especially at front panel fore edge (coffee spill?). Includes original slipcase with moderate wear (foot of spine worn through, see pic), still holding together and has kept this book in VG form. Includes one dozen oversized plates plus one page biographies of artists by the likes of: Henry Alken 1748-1854, Two Plates: The "Right" Sort: Crack Riders of England & The "Wrong" Sort: The Craners of Eng... View more info

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The ABC Of Shooting Some Hints For Beginners

By: Clapham, Richard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Heath Cranton Ltd: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40219

Condition: Very Good


VG 1st edition hardcover in illustrated professionally reproduced dj in new mylar with age toning at extrems and moderate rubbing. Blue cloth boards dull at edges, tidy name on fep, embossed address on next blank pg. 159 pp crisp and unmarked. 14 full page illustrations. Collectible and rare in dust wrapper. Contents: Buying a Gun/ Shooting Outfit/ First Experiences in Shooting/ Some Shooting Don'ts/ Pheasants, Partridges and Ground Game/ Grouse and Blackgame/ Woodcock, Snipe and Wildfowl/ Woodpigeons and "Various"/ Deer. View more info

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Exmoor Sporting & Otherwise

By: Marshall, H. J.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, Ltd: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39511

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in blue cloth covered boards with yellow titles on spine. Boards bumped and lightly rubbed at tips. Mapped endpapers. 260 pp, some uncut, apparently an unread copy. No names, tears or soil. Unclipped illustrated dust wrapper is a professional reproduction which displays well in new mylar showing 8 pt stag in black line drawing on frt panel with age toned aqua background. Frontis and nine other b/w illust by Edwards. Chapters include: Porlock in the Nineties/ The Squire of Oare/ The Badgworthy Deer Park/ Fred Heal and the Staghounds/ Hydrophobia in the Kennels/ The Prince ... View more info

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Exmoor Sporting & Otherwise

By: Marshall, H. J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, Ltd: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36810

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover in blue cloth with yellow titles on spine. Boards bumped and lightly rubbed at tips. Mapped endpapers. 260 pp. No names, tears or soil. Unclipped illustrated dust wrapper is original with a chip at head of spine and matching dark spot at head of book spine. It displays well in new mylar showing 8 pt stag in black line drawing on frt panel with age toned aqua background. Frontis and nine other b/w illust by Edwards. Chapters include: Porlock in the Nineties/ The Squire of Oare/ The Badgworthy Deer Park/ Fred Heal and the Staghounds/ Hydrophobia in the Kennels/ The P... View more info

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Hunting Reminiscences

By: Nimrod (Charles James Apperley)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Rudolph Ackermann: 1843

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45579

Condition: Good


First edition 1843, originally published separately as Masters of Hounds, The Crack Riders and Hunting Countries of England 1842. Solid copy in green embossed fabric with gilt huntsman jumping a timber fence on frt board, spine sunned and rubbed at periphery. Corners & spine ends bumped and rubbed, rear gutter starting 3.5 inch at head. Cream endpapers with H.T. Cooke, High St. Warwick stamped at upper edge and armorial bookplate of Thomas Aloysius Perry, British horticulturist on frt pastedn. Foot of rear pastedn has a tiny vintage sticker stating: Bound by Westley's and Clarke London. 3... View more info

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Shires and Provinces

By: Sabretache"; Barrow, Albert Stuart

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, Eyre and Spottiswoode Limited: 1927

Seller Id: 45824

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing oversized, hefty tome in navy blue cloth with bright gilt spine title. Book has hefty handmade paper throughout the 195 pp cream colored text and grey endpps. All colored plates of the various hunt clubs have been removed, but there are still many smaller line drawings by Lionel Edwards throughout. Fortunately, Mr. Edwards has painted different scenes of many British packs in a myriad of other books and the absence of the plates here isn't a total drag. Super rare dj is a professional reproduction that displays beautifully in new mylar. Book is 14" X 11.5" and weighs... View more info

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Steeplechasing & Foxhunting

By: Seth-Smith, Michael

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, New English Library/Times Mirror: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 47051

ISBN: 0450035921

Condition: Very Good


First edition folio hardcover in black buckram covered boards measuring 13 1/2" x 9 3/4" 128 pages without names, tears or soil. Boards show bumped tips and spine ends but no rubbing. Full color illustrated DJ in new mylar shows slight curl and is a bit tatty at head of rear panel, but is complete and displays well with color foxhunting reproduction on front and color racing photo on rear panel. Absolutely filled with stunning full and double-page color plates, this coffee table masterpiece is sure to take first place on the stack! In two centuries Steeplechasing and Fox Hunting ... 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 still turn to the out-of-doors for recreation. Contents are arranged into twelve chapters representing the 12 months of the ... View more info

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Snaffles on Hunting

By: Welcome, John; Collens, Rupert; Foreword By Michael Clayton

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, The Lambourne Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 47020

ISBN: 0951369741

Condition: Fine


Gift quality first edition hardcover in navy blue paper covered boards with bright gold titles on frt board and back strip. No names, tears or soil in the 160 page text which is profusely illustrated in color and b/w. Original, un-clipped dust wrapper shows negligible color loss at tips. This is a 'landscape' format volume measuring 9.75" tall x 11.50" wide x .75" thick. This is the third and final volume in the gorgeous and well-reviewed series about British Sporting artists by the authors. Born Charlie Johnson Payne in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire in 1884 and died in Wilts... View more info

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Pendley and a Pack of Hounds

By: Williams, Dorian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Hoddder and Stoughton Ltd.: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44138

Condition: Very Good


1st edition in green cloth with light sunning along top edge, tips still sharp but do show some breaks in cloth from storage. Unclipped dj is very tatty and splotchy w/color loss and chips, especially on backstrip but title remains legible. 191 pp text crisp and tight w/ former owners bookplate on fep and small paper pull on rear pastedn. Solid reading copy of Dorian Williams biography. A well known show-jumping commentator and the author of Clear Round, the story of British show-jumping. Hunting and television are two of his self-described "four life interests" will surprise nobod... View more info