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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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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

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 sized compendium to take on a plane or slip into a pocket for a portable sporting break whenever you desire. Plenty of stories h... 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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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

Hunting By Ear w/ 45 RPM Record & CD

By: Brock, D.W.E.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, H. F. & G. Witherby Ltd: 1968

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller Id: 46771

Condition: Very Good


Bright red reprint(4th) hardcover with gilt lettering has a light vertical crease on frt board. Original, price clipped dj in new mylar sleeve has negligible soil on solid white rear panel and a faint but even pink hue to the color frontis. 48 pages are crisp without tears. Former owner of this volume was William J. Lay M.F.H. Included is a professionally reproduce compact disc with the exact sounds, calls, horn notes and recordings of the original record. Now available for today's modern music machines. Note: CD burnt from original record which is complete with pops and sounds of a vinta... 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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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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Hunting By Scent

By: Budgett, H.M.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Eyre and Spottiswoode: 1933

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller Id: 46990

Condition: Very Good


First US edition hardcover in red cloth boards with lightly sunned head of spine (gilt title still legible), that matches the chip in the dust wrapper. Tips and spine ends lightly bumped. Age-toned beige jacket illustrated in b/w show a line drawing by Lionel Edwards. Also shows a sizable chip at upper fore-edge of frt board, loss at head of spine taking the entire title and most of the author's name with it, plus several smaller chips at flap folds and periphery (see image or ask for one). Inside is fine save for lightly age-toned end papers. Not ex-library, no names, tears or soil in ... View more info

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Fox-Hunting

By: Carr, Sara & Raymond

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford, NY, Oxford University Press: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46954

ISBN: 0192141406

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, first printing hardcover in red textured paper covered boards with bright gilt spine title. An addition into the Small Oxford Books series, it is not ex-library, it shows sharp tips and barely brushed spine ends, the 112 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped original dust wrapper has a sunned backstrip but white title is still (barely) legible. Lovely gift book, the perfect size to tuck into a Christmas stocking: 8" x 4" x 1/2". Illustrated with a myriad of black and white line drawings such as the one on the jacket. It contains, prose, instruction, opinion, ... View more info

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Diary of a Fox-Hunting Man

By: Carroll, Terrence

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28477

ISBN: 024111361X

Condition: Fine


As new save for tidy owner's name/date on fep. 209 pp. Diary of a Fox-Hunting Man is a full, entertaining and at points penetratingly disturbing account of the sport in the 1980's. It tells how costly, exclusive, exciting and dangerous hunting is; how foxhounds are bred and trained and exactly how foxes are killed. It reveals the delicate intricacies of hunting etiquette, such as always saying 'good-night' when breaking away from a hunt, even in bright daylight. It clarifies the nuances of clothing rules, explaining what kind of hat may be worn with which color coat and why; how a stock shoul... 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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A Look At Cecil Aldin's Dogs and Hounds

By: Collens, Rupert

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, The Lambourne Press: 1990

Edition: First Trade Edition

Seller Id: 37739

ISBN: 1872708005

Condition: Fine


Stunning as new brown hardcover with bright gilt titles. Mint condition, unclipped color illust dj in new mylar has Cecil's dogs on front and rear. 112 pp. Oblong 8vo measuring 9 1/2" tall x 11 5/8" long x 3/4" thick. This absolutely gorgeous coffee table book that everyone will enjoy details the life's work of one of our very favorite artists. Profusely illustrated with b/w sketches, b/w photographs and color plates throughout. Chapter One: The First Thirty Years (1870 to 1900), Chapter Two: The Golden Years (1901 to 1914), Chapter Three: The World War (1914 to 1918), Chapter Four... View more info

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A Look At Cecil Aldin's Dogs and Hounds

By: Collens, Rupert

Price: $47.00

Publisher: London, The Lambourne Press: 1990

Edition: First Trade Edition

Seller Id: 39959

ISBN: 1872708005

Condition: Near Fine


Stunning brand new brown hardcover (First trade edition) with bright gilt title and barely bumped tips, else as new in unclipped color illust dj in new mylar has Cecil's dogs on front and rear. 112 pp. Oblong 8vo measuring 9 1/2" tall x 11 5/8" long x 3/4" thick. This absolutely gorgeous coffee table book that everyone will enjoy details the life's work of one of our very favorite artists. Profusely illustrated with b/w sketches, b/w photographs and color plates throughout. Chapter One: The First Thirty Years (1870 to 1900), Chapter Two: The Golden Years (1901 to 1914), Chapter T... View more info