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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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1937-38 Staghounds, Foxhounds, Harriers, Beagles, Otterhounds, and Draghounds of Great Britain & Ireland

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $75.00

Publisher: England, A. E. Cane for Horse and Hound Publications, Ltd: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44308

Condition: Good +


Exceedingly uncommon volume, disbound but all pp present, Staples have rusted away leaving small holes on center page and rust marks on subsequent leaves but no loss of text. Tidy former owner's name on frt cover. 84 pp with several vint b/w advertisements throughout and on covers. No date noted. Rather than a complete list of the hounds with sire/dam info as we supposed this might be about, it contains hunt club info, where they meet, cap fees etc. Very interesting little book and a valuable and rare addition to any sporting library.. Our books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new myl... View more info

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McGinty's Racehorse and Other Sporting Stories

By: G.G.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, George Redway: 1899

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45391

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover in green cloth with lively color race illustration and red title on cover, color horse head in horseshoe with gilt titles on cocked spine. Very uncommon title that offers many hours of fireside chuckles for the actual or armchair sportsman. 248 pp with 12 full page, original b/w drawings by R.J. Richardson. Chapters include horse racing, foxhunting and more beginning with: McGinty's Racehorse/ A Mare of Sense/ Poppet's Dream/ A Great Fight/ Mr. Laker's Luck/ Killed in the Open/ An Unlucky Man/ Days with the Drag/ A Fine Finish/ A Little Spill/ Pulling Together/ Mr. Bugs... View more info

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Heroes, Horses & High Society Aiken from 1540

By: Lawrence Kay

Price: $35.00

Publisher: SC, Privately Printed: 1982

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller Id: 37702

Condition: Near Fine


Tight, bright, unmarked 4th printing hardcover in moderately worn, unclipped dj in mylar. 151 pgs. Small chip at foot of dj frt panel few small chips and rubbing at extremities, book itself is lovely. The illustrated history Aiken from the famous Wilcox Inn, it's famous visitors including Winston Churchill and his wife, , Count and Countess Bernadette of Sweden, Irene Castle, Elizabeth Arden, Fred Astair and Grace Moore. Winter Residents at the resort have included Vanderbilts, William K and Harold, Grandsons of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt, Evelyn Walsh McLean of "Hope Diamond" fame... 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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On Drag-Hunting

By: Strawson, John

Price: $17.00

Publisher: England, J. A. Allen: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 34871

ISBN: 085131757X

Condition: Near Fine


Fabulous green hardcovers w/lightly bumped tips and spine ends. Unclipped glossy illust dj in new mylar displays beautifully. Illustrated with photos and art plates by Snaffles, Lionel Edwards, John King, Gilbert HOliday and others. 215 pp. Oversized coffee table sized tome will not fit into a flat rate envelope, add'l postage may be required. Chapters include: Drag-hunting - a Prologue/ Horse and Hound/ The Chase/ State of the Game/ The Household Brigade Draghounds, The Royal Artillery Drag/ The Best of my Fun/ Love in the Drag-Hunting Field/ Four-Legged Friends/ Hosses, Dawgs, and Men/ D... View more info