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The Fox-Hound Of The Future

By: Acton, C.R.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: England, Ebenezer Baylis & Son, Ltd.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44460

Condition: Good


VG+ non-exlib hardcover in blue paper covered boards with sunned spot on head of backstrip. DJ panels pasted to rear endpps. Former copy of sporting author J. Stanley Reeve with his tasteful armorial bookplate on frt pastdn (see images). 125 pp. A very uncommon title and a worthy addition for any fox hunters bookshelf. Chapters include: Preface/ Evolution of the Fox-Hound of Today/ Types of the Fox-Hound of Today/ Speed and Stamina/ Breeding Theories/ The Fox-Hound Kenne... View more info

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 ... View more info

Hunting Scenes

By: Aldin, Cecil; with a Memoir and Descriptive Notes by "Sabretache

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44647

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st ED hard cover in professionally reproduced dust wrapper in new mylar that shows small chips at tips and head of back strip with no loss to titles. Quarter bound, cream buckram over red gilt-lettered cloth boards show negligible surface soil to the cream cloth at spine ends of this hardcover collectible, corners sharp. The text is mint. A posthumous work contains a number of unfinished sketches and rough studies for pictures which were to come. They take us be... View more info

Ten Little Foxhounds

By: Ambler, C. Gifford

Price: $28.00

Publisher: IL, Childrens Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44458

Condition: Very Good


VG 1st edition exlib hardcover with pocket and all pages present. Few exlib stamps on endpps. Buckram cloth rebind in green and white boards illust w/hounds running on frt board. Cute floral endpapers and 24 pp. text clean and bright. Very light wear on boards. No call tags on spine of backstrip. Displays well in photo-reproduced price clipped, non-exlib dust wrapper from the Hutchinson London edition. See images. A charming count down story for children from 10 to one... View more info

Leopard The Story of my Horse.

By: Ansell, Col. Sir Michael, C.B.E., D.S.O., Foreword by H.R.H. Prince Clarles, Prince of Wales, K.G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: England, Quartilles International Ltd.: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45436

ISBN: 090302117X

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover in dk green leatherette boards with bright gilt titles. Unclipped dj in new mylar is mint. 125 pp plus Epilogue & Glossary in rear. 29 illustrations. No names, tears or soil. Cover art from the painting "Cooling Streams" by the late Gilbert Holiday plus 28 b/w photos and line drawings throughout. Conveys in detail what it felt like to be a Cavalryman before the regiments were mechanized, and how that legendary life of hunting, steeplecha... View more info

The Chace, The Road and the Turf

By: Apperley, Charles James "Nimrod

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1851

Edition: New Edition

Seller Id: 29220

Condition: Good


Leather backstrip and corners w/marbled paper covered boards. Tips rubbed, gilt title and 5 decorative raised bands on spine. Lovely to hold. Innards tight and bright w/tasteful bookplate and partial vintage bookstore sticker on marbled, foxed endpapers and Christmas 1851 ownership sig on blank fep. 144 pg page block tight, some leaves uncut. View more info

The Fox-Hunter's Bedside Book

By: Apsley, Lady

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1949

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 45652

Condition: Near Fine


1st US edition, undated, circa 1949 in original red cloth with gilt foxhound on frt board and title on backstrip. Professionally reproduced dust wrapper with art after an illustration by Cecil Aldin is off the Eyre & Spottiswoode, England edition. It is very lightly rubbed at extrems but displays beautifully. 584 pp without names, tears or soil but printed on very thin paper. Inner hinges fine. Illus by Lionel Edwards with 27 line drawings. A lovely little pocket size... View more info

Sport and There's the Humour of It

By: Armour, G.D.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. Ltd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45931

Condition: Near Fine


Oversized first edition, collector quality hardcover in orange textured paper covered boards with black titles and illustration of hunter getting left behind over a 5 bar gate. Measures 12.5" x 10" and is the finest copy of this volume we've ever had. Tips are sharp sharp showing color loss, spine ends bumped, hinges fine, gutter paper fine, no names, tears or soil inside. Contains 122 cartoons illustrated in black and white with one color frontis poem entitl... View more info

A Hunting Alphabet A B C

By: Armour, G.D.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY, Country Life & Charles Scribner's Sons: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45826

Condition: Near Fine


An attractive and very collectible A B C book of foxhunting art with twenty-six tipped-in color plates with letterpress text from Armour describing his pictures. 28 pp text and plates clean and bright, front cover paper label looks fabulous, no chips. No former owner's names, no tears or soil inside. Clean cream linen backstrip over dark green cloth boards with a hint of darkening/dust at head of spine. Book is in super scarce original dj showing even darkening on ed... View more info

A Hunting Alphabet A B C

By: Armour, G.D.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Ltd.: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40499

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in green cloth boards, tips and spine ends bumped, no names, tears or soil inside, only light foxing. DJ in new mylar has a sizable chip at frt panel taking half of title with it. Still displays well from spine. Complete working copy with 26 plates - an alphabet letter on each page and accompanying color illust by Armour fun and frolic in the field. View more info

Bridle and Brush Reminiscences of an Artist Sportsman

By: Armour, George Denholm

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, Ltd: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44218

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover in red cloth boards that are sunned at backstrip with gilt titles quite dull. Lightly rubbed at extrems, endpps w/former owner's name at head of fep. 387 pp text is tight and bright. With four color plates and 127 drawings in b/w by the author, Joseph Crawhall, Phil May, Maurice Greiffenhagen and Major C.A. Rickards. The life story of George Denholm Armour, sportsman, gentleman, artist. View more info

Jack Russell Terriers Today

By: Atter, Sheila

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Howell Book House, Inc: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 37405

ISBN: 0876051948

Condition: Fine


This book is as new save for negligible color loss at the foot of spine. The unclipped dust jacket shows no price and is also beautiful save for micro dent (not a hole) in front hinge area. 192 pages. In this book of the breed, the author traces the Russell's two-hundred-year history, from the Fox terrier bred by Parson Russell to develop the modern Jack Russell. Also features a special study of the working Jack Russell including training techniques; mini-agility techn... View more info

Over The Sticks. The Sport of National Hunt Racing

By: Ayres, Michael; and Gary Newbon. Foreword by Lord Wigg

Price: $10.00

Publisher: England, Great Albion Books: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 29043

ISBN: 0715353918

Condition: Fine


Near fine/near fine dj. 216 pp text as new save for light curl to top of front dj panel. DJ not price clipped. Green hardcover boards straight and sharp. Includes a directory of National Hunt Organizations, a list of winners of major races, a chart of official scale of weight-for-age in rear. An exhaustive work on the sport of steeplechasing. After tracing the stormy history of steeplechasing from the first race over jumps - a three-horse event in Leicestershire in 1792 ... View more info

Country Illustrated Hunting Year Book 1999-2000 With Diary and Hunting Maps and Point-to-Point Meetings 2000

By: Balmain, Alastair Researched and Compiled for Country Life

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, St. Martin's Magazines PLC: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44352

Condition: Very Good


VG 1st edition hardcover in dark green cloth with bright gilt titles, Tips and spine ends sharp. Foxing on fep, else crisp and unmarked. No former ownership markings. 299 pp of text and approx 100 pgs of dated sections for filling in the day's sport. View more info

The Young Entry Fox-Hunting, Beagling and Otter-Hunting for Beginners

By: Barker, K. F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45788

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in tan cloth shows lightly bumped tips and spine ends. Two tiny nicks in spine cloth. Hinges fine. Professionally reproduced, price clipped dust wrapper shows rubbing at tips with minor loss, displays well in new mylar sleeve. 138 pp text tight and bright without names or tears. Minor foxing on preliminaries, bit of finger soil in margins. A comprehensive and clearly written overview of three sports for newbies. Chapters include: Intro, 1. Fox-... View more info

Bolinvar Slipcased 2 Vol Set

By: Bayliss, Marguerite F.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Derrydale: 1937

Edition: Limited First Edition

Seller Id: 28765

Condition: Near Fine


Limited 1st edition 2 volume set, this is set #112 of 950 copies. Books contain a total of 417 pages. Slipcase has a paper pull along back edge, corners rubbed through to boards is watermarked and cracked along foot but holding ok. Having had a spot of glue, it has kept these books in vg form. Pair of books with gilt cover decorations on red cloth are as new save for sunned spines. Internally the books are clean with no marks or inscriptions. 18th century romance ... View more info

Thoughts Upon Hunting In A Series of Familiar Letters To A Friend. Presentation Copy Dated 1880 From Lord Charles Beresford to Mr. Frank Gillard. Former Copy of Dr. William Lay M.F.H.

By: Beckford, Peter Esq.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, James Toovey: 1879

Seller Id: 40521

Condition: Good


Sir Peter Beckford (1740-1811) writer and avid huntsman penned: Familiar letters from Italy, to a friend in England (2 vols., 1805), Thoughts upon hunting, in a series of familiar letters to a friend, 1781, Thoughts upon Hare and Fox Hunting, in a series of letters to a friend, 1781, and Thoughts on Fox Hunting, published 1791. Red cloth boards with black ruled borders and hunt cap/crossed whips on frt bd. Gilt fox mask and crossed whips/spurs and title on backstrip ... View more info

Thoughts on Hunting In a Series of Familiar Letters to a Friend

By: Beckford, Peter; Intro and Notes by Paget, J. Otho; Foreword by Michael Clayton

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1993

Seller Id: 40180

ISBN: 0851313671

Condition: Near Fine


Grey hardcover with gilt lettering has lightly bumped spine ends, tips sharp, 220 pp text flawless. No names, tears or soil, not exlib. Unclipped dj has matching bumped spine ends but displays well in new mylar. A great sportsman and famous Master of Hounds, Peter Beckfords' book is a gift quality foundation volume for any sporting library. View more info

Darkness At Foxglove Corners

By: Bodoin, Dorothy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: ME, Five Star: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 22234

ISBN: 0786234865

Condition: Fine


328 pgs. Scarce book. Fine 1st edition hardcover book and unclipped dj, light bump to head of spine, else as new in new mylar. In the aftermath of a tornado that damages her house, Jennet Greenway and her dog, Hally, move to rural Foxglove Corners, an area of Michigan famous for horses and fox hunting. After a stressful year of teaching, she enjoys her new surroundings. Jennet forms and instant bond with her nearest neighbor, Camille Forester, who has surrounded her vi... View more info

The Legend of the Hounds

By: Boker, George Henry; Intro by Owen Culbertson

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, William Edwin Ridge: 1929

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller Id: 45442

Condition: Near Fine


Limited first edition hardcover, one of 800 copies. Book is fine with tidy name on fep, text flawless. Interesting wood-tone paper covered boards over green cloth backstrip with bright gilt title. Tatty slipcase present and doing its job but tips are well worn, 1 inch chip at head and slipcase foot is totally missing. 32 pg poem about a fox who led a pack of hounds to their death. View more info