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The Fourth Floor Twins and the Fortune Cookie Chase

By: Adler, David A.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Viking Kestrel: 1985

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller Id: 41250

ISBN: 0670806412

Condition: Very Good


Very good book club edition hardcover showing moderate color loss at still tips from storage, internally fine w/name on illustrated fep. Two sets of twins receive a message in a fortune cookie, warning them to beware of a man in a blue hat!. Twins are: Gary & Kevin and Donna & Diane. 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 to Ratcatcher to Scarlet, taking the reader further into the roles, rules and responsibilities of the M.F.H. 151 pp. with 29 ... View more info

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The Chace

By: Apperley, Charles James "Nimrod" Introduction By Owen Culbertson

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, William Farquhar Payson: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46826

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth spine over green paper covered boards with paper label. Green boards with small red vignette of fox head on frt cover. Spine tips show faint color loss but are in no way "rubbed through" , book tips still sharp. w/tidy former owner's book plate on frt pastedown. 64 pp, black and white illustrations and decorative chapter headings. First Separate Publication. Originally published in 1837, "The Chase" originally appeared in the London Quarterly Review under the title "On English Fox hunting." As Surtees records, it was immediately "a great hit" and... 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: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46956

Condition: Very Good


1st US Edition hardcover in red cloth boards with dull but legible gilt spine title on slightly sunned backstrip and bright gilt foxhound on frt board. Book shows sharp tips and bumped spine ends, tidy gift dedication on fep dated 1949. Exhaustive 584 pp text is printed on impossibly thin paper but has no marks, no tears, no soil, has been well cared for and is ready to provide hours of enjoyment because it is absolutely crammed with short stories, fox-hunting and sporting poems, quotes, and one-liners on the chase. Professionally reproduced, unclipped dust wrapper with art after an illust... View more info

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A Huntsman's Log Book

By: Bell, Isaac, M.F.H.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, Ltd: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46953

Condition: Very Good


The author's first and very scarce work in an uncommon professionally reproduced color illustrated dj from the Scribner's edition that displays well with handsome red fox mask on frt panel. This is a very neat former library copy that appears to have not been taken out much if at all. It is the first edition but has no date and is a wartime compliant volume printed on lighter weight paper. Blue leatherette covered hard boards with yellow title spine has a tidy call number on foot of backstrip and an unused, petite handmade library card and pocket on frt pastedown. It is in excellent shape ... View more info

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Taff and the Stolen Ponies

By: Berrisford, Judith M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46343

ISBN: 0340038772

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first printing hardcover in textured green paper covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends, bright gilt title on backstrip. No names, tears or soil in the crisp, tight and bright 127 pp text which is peppered with line drawings by Helen Collins who also designed and drew the dust wrapper. This un-clipped dust wrapper in new mylar is a professional reproduction that shows age-toning on the periphery of the solid cream rear panel, other than this, it shows no wear, no creases, no chips. Cute backstrip art of three pony faces and Taff the sheepdog on the top. When Emlyn Morg... View more info

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If Dogs Had Wings

By: Brimner, Larry Dane

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Troll: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 7584

ISBN: 1563971461

Condition: Very Good


1st edition. Light edge wear, few dings in paperback cover that made small dents in the pages underneath, 32 pp text tight and bright. Presents an assortment of dogs with wings that fly to the moon, chase birds out of trees, and soar like eagles, all illustrated in full color. 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 and Equipment/ Dress and Equipment/ Hunting Etiquette/ Riding to Hounds I/ Riding to Hounds II/ Riding to Hounds III/ Manageme... View more info

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The Foxhunter's England The English Series Vol IV

By: Brooke, Maj-Gen, Geoffrey

Price: $22.00

Publisher: PA, J. B. Lippincott Co.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41084

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in tweedy cloth boards w/slightly sunned red cloth spine w/gilt titles. Unclipped dj is a professional reproduction that displays beautifully in new mylar sleeve. 255 pp. Age toned, tight hinges, no marks or tears within the text. Laid in is the publishers rare promo leaflet for this volume. Full color frontis by Lionel Edwards. Chapters include: "Floreat Venatio"/ Cub-Hunting/ A Train of Thought/ Midwinter/ Reflections in the Flames/ The Waning Season. View more info

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The Foxhunter's England The English Series Vol IV

By: Brooke, Maj-Gen, Geoffrey

Price: $28.00

Publisher: PA, J. B. Lippincott Co.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 34848

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in tweedy cloth boards w/ bright red cloth spine w/gilt titles. Unclipped dj is a professional reproduction that displays beautifully in new mylar sleeve. 255 pp. Tight hinges, no marks or tears within the text. Full color frontis by Lionel Edwards. Chapters include: "Floreat Venatio"/ Cub-Hunting/ A Train of Thought/ Midwinter/ Reflections in the Flames/ The Waning Season. View more info

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Hare Hunting and Harriers With Notices of Beagles and Basset Hounds The Hunting Library Vol. 1

By: Bryden, H. A.; Edited By F.G. Aflalo, F.R.G.S., F.Z.S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Grant Richards Ltd: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15118

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with bright gilt cross crops and hunt whips on slightly watermarked front board. 360 pp text tight and bright, tissue guarded frontis and many photographs within. Rear hinge tender but intact. Lovely first edition. View more info

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Capital Horse Country

By: Burke, Jackie C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: VA, EPM Publications: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34229

ISBN: 0939009803

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition unread soft cover with light wear on illustrated cover from storage. 294 pages without names, tears or soil. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos, line illustrations and diagrams including course maps, regional hunt club buttons and so very much more. An indispensable guide to any savvy horse lover in the Piedmont area. Contents include: Horse Around Hunt Country - The Whys and Wherefores of this Book. Spring Steeplechases in Virginia - Bring out the Benz and the Flowered Hat. Racing Over Jumps in Maryland - Land of the Tall Timbers. Flat Racing and Parimutuel - Ho... View more info

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Capital Horse Country

By: Burke, Jackie C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: VA, EPM Publications: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45037

ISBN: 0939009803

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition unread soft cover with light wear on illustrated cover from storage. 294 pages without names, tears or soil. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos, line illustrations and diagrams including course maps, regional hunt club buttons and so very much more. An indispensable guide to any savvy horse lover in the Piedmont area. Contents include: Horse Around Hunt Country - The Whys and Wherefores of this Book. Spring Steeplechases in Virginia - Bring out the Benz and the Flowered Hat. Racing Over Jumps in Maryland - Land of the Tall Timbers. Flat Racing and Parimutuel... View more info

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Capital Horse Country

By: Burke, Jackie C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: VA, EPM Publications: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45040

ISBN: 0939009803

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition unread soft cover with light wear on illustrated cover from storage. 294 pages without names, tears or soil. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos, line illustrations and diagrams including course maps, regional hunt club buttons and so very much more. An indispensable guide to any savvy horse lover in the Piedmont area. Contents include: Horse Around Hunt Country - The Whys and Wherefores of this Book. Spring Steeplechases in Virginia - Bring out the Benz and the Flowered Hat. Racing Over Jumps in Maryland - Land of the Tall Timbers. Flat Racing and Parimutuel - Ho... View more info

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Ladies of the Chase

By: Buxton, Meriel; Foreword by The Lord Paget of Northhampton, Q.C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, The Sportsman's Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46934

ISBN: 0948253142

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition, first printing hardcover in original, price-clipped dj. 184 pp with 1" x 2" tack shop sticker at foot of rep. No marks, tears or soil. Meriel Buxton paints a memorable picture, not only of famous women in the hunting field, but also of the many changes in the style of dress and the design of saddles, which finally enabled women to make their full contribution to foxhunting as we know it today. Chapters include: Foreword by The Lord Paget of Northampton, Q.C., Illustrations, Acknowledgments, Mostly Royal Ladies, Some Early Lady Masters, That Spitter... View more info

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Ladies of the Chase Signed & Inscribed by Buxton

By: Buxton, Meriel; Foreword by The Lord Paget of Northhampton, Q.C.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, The Sportsman's Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 47000

ISBN: 0948253142

Condition: Fine


Gift quality first edition hardcover in dark green paper covered boards with bright gilt spine title shows sharp tips and spine ends. Twice signed by Meriel Buxton. Single name on the title page, and a private presentation blurb on the half title page: "To Mary Scott, In the hope that you will soon return to England as a Lady of the Chase Meriel". Original, unclipped dj is without fault. 184 pp text is crisp, white and unmarked. A very special offering - the first signed copy we've found in 22+ years of book selling. Meriel Buxton paints a memorable picture, not only of famou... 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

The Fourth Annual Exhibition Held at the Carnegie Institute, November Second, Eighteen Hundred and Ninety-Nine, Till January First, Nineteen Hundred

By: Carnegie Institute

Price: $75.00

Publisher: PA, Carnegie Art Galleries: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36605

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in beige boards with gilt titles are rubbed round at tips, paper on backstrip and gutters chipped with boards attached by webbing only. Approx 200 pp. An exceedingly rare art catalogue of offerings for sale including short artist bios and works by Cecilia Beaux, Alfred East, Jean Francois Raffaelli, Robert W. Allan, Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, H.H. La Thangue, Charles Cottet, Wm. Stott of Oldham, Reme Billotte, Lucien Simon, James Paterson, Carolus Duran, Childe Hassam, Giovanni Segantini/ Alexander Roche, Jose Villegas, Charles H. Davis, Horatio Walker, R. Macaulay Ste... View more info

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The History of Hunting

By: Chalmers, Patrick

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Seeley, Service & Co. Limited: 1951

Seller Id: 46830

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality hardcover in tan cloth boards with gilt letter L and crown on frt bd, bright gilt spine titles and ruled boarders. This is a stunning copy with straight spine ends and sharp, square tips, hinges fine, page block tight and clean, not exlib, no names, tears or soil. Professionally reproduced color, price clipped, buff background jacket in new mylar with red titles and decorative borders displays well and will keep this book in fine form. 40 illustrations, 384 pp. Head of page block dyed red. End pps not age toned, no foxing noted, only a tiny, vintage bookstore sticker at foot ... View more info

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The Horn A Lay of the Grassington Fox-Hounds

By: Chalmers, Patrick R.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19052

Condition: Fine


1st edition in green cloth boards with bright gilt titles, corners sharp, straight, square. Text fine with mapped endpps and light foxing on edge of page block. 148 pp. 7 1/2" along spine. Pictorial dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction that displays beautifully and will keep this book in top form. A story, entirely in rhyme all about one wild foxhunt. View more info