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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 Kennel Stud Book/ Hound Shows/ Racial Fatigue/ The Dosage System/ Cross-Breeding/ Conclusions. 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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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 behind the scenes in an artist's studio; they take us with him to the actual spots all over England, where he made his notes fo... View more info

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Ten Little Foxhounds

By: Ambler, C. Gifford

Price: $20.00

Publisher: IL, Childrens Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44458

Condition: Good


1st edition exlib hardcover with pocket and all pages present. A few exlib stamps on endpps. Book is in illustrated green and white buckram cloth showing hounds running on frt. There are no call tags on the backstrip Cute floral endpapers and 24 pp. text clean and bright. Displays well in photo-reproduced price clipped, non-exlib dust wrapper from the Hutchinson London edition. See images or email if images aren't shown. A charming counting story for children from 10 to one with rhyming text as one little hound has some dilemma or another occur and leaves the pack until we have only on... View more info

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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, steeplechasing, show-jumping and even trick riding, proved to be a perfect school for those who would soon have to lead their men in wa... View more info

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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

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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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Bridleways Through History

By: Apsley, Lady

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Hutchinson & Co. Ltd: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45517

Condition: Good


1st edition, 2nd printing hardcover in dark green cloth covered boards with bright gilt lettering on spine, some wear to outer edge of spine, small break in the fabric. Text tight and bright 389 pages with 45 b/w sketches and 14 full page drawings by Lionel Edwards. Price clipped Dj with edge wear and few open tears is a professional reproduction that displays well in new mylar. Spine cracked in a few places from poor handling, pages firmly attached. Apsley's famous book which has been acclaimed as the most remarkable work on the history of hunting ever written by a woman. A extraordinar... 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

The Fox-Hunter's Bedside Book

By: Apsley, Lady

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 48956

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 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 edges, 1.5" chip at head of spine, one small triangular chip at head of rear panel, micro loss at tips, still looks great ... View more info

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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

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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 techniques; the breed Standard; the Russell in the show ring; much more. View more info

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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 - to its gradual development into the spectacular attraction that it is today, the book takes the reader behind the scenes at... View more info

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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

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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 faded but remain legible. Corners bumped and rubbed but not unsightly. A very special presentation copy not signed by Beckfor... 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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Lord Henry Bentinck's Foxhounds

By: Bentinck, Lord Charles

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. Ltd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46875

Condition: Very Good


Attractive 1st edition hardcover in taupe cloth covered boards with bumped spine ends and lower tips, brown spine title. No names, tears, or soil in the 145 pg text. Frontis photo and a further 12 b/w photos & 5 fold-out pedigrees. Undated, circa 1930. Lord Henry's list of the most remarkable dogs and bitches in his pack is given here. His hounds were so well thought of and so much used that their blood runs in the veins of the majority of well-bred hounds at the present time. Includes pedigrees of: Lord Ducie's Crazy ('40)/ Mr. Foljambe's Herald ('35)/ Mr. Foljambe's Sparkler ('36)/ Mr. F... View more info

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The Compendium of Sport Horse Bloodlines

By: Birdsall, P.H., D.V.M.

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Canada, Privately Published: 1987

Seller Id: 46880

Condition: Near Fine


Rare, gift quality three-ring binder has brown faux leather covered heavy boards that securely hold 534 crisp, clean pages and has title/author in gilt on frt cover and back strip of binder. No names, soil within or out, no splits on the binder anywhere. Looks like new. Some page holes have adhesive reinforcements over them, but it is a super tidy volume. Includes an exhaustive 534 pages of research particulars on the bloodlines on all types of sport horse or warmblood breeds. The general index section is 208 pp. following that are Sires of Major Winners 13 pp, Followed by 17 pages of s... View more info

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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 vintage Victorian home with a garden of giant perennials. And she's slowly developing a relationship with handsome, enigmatic D... View more info