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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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The American Mustang Preserve Our Wildlife Series

By: Adrian, Mary

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Hastings House: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31515

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st edition hard cover in vg dj. Not exlib. Green cloth boards square, clean and tight. 61 pg illustrated text crisp and unmarked. Unclipped dj in new mylar is tatty, shows some light cellophane peeling at head of front panel, rubbed spine ends with 1/2" loss on each, 1 1/2" closed tear at head of rear dj panel. The story of a typical American mustang from birth to maturity well illustrated in b/w throughout. View more info

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The Complete Book of Jets And Rockets SIGNED

By: Ahnstrom, D.N.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, The World Publishing Co: 1970

Edition: Revised Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 36920

Condition: Very Good +


Nice, tight straight revised edition hardcover in illustrated white background boards with lightly bumped tips. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON FEP: To the peer of the pro's - Dave Thomas from an admiring learner. D.N. Ahnstrom. Unclipped dj in new mylar has closed tears and small chips but displays well. 184 pp. The book is handsomely illustrated with over 100 photographs and diagrams. Published in 1957, this book was the up-to-the-minute picture story of advances in aviation including the discovery of jet propulsion, patterns and problems of propulsion, flying a jet, and rockets from the perspective of... View more info

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Communism in Latin America

By: Alexander, Robert J.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NJ, Rutgers University Press: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43119

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth boards with sharp tips and bumped spine ends. Name on fep, 449 pp text tight and bright w/faint soil on edge of page block. Unclipped dj in new mylar sunned at spine w/title still more than legible. One small chip at mid gutter area, few small closed tears, light color loss at tips, displays well. View more info

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Holy Hours In The Holy Land

By: Alexander, Walter R., D.D.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: MI, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43583

Condition: Near Fine


Blue faux leather boards still sharp at tips, spine ends bumped. bit of color loss along lower edge. 160 pp text as new with 4 pp of b/w photos. Price clipped dj shows loss at tips but displays well in new mylar. The author travels through Jerusalem and relays his impressions of each site. View more info

Image for History of Europe, From the Commencement of the French Revolution in 1789, to the Restoration of the Bourbons in 1815 Abriged from the Last London Edition For the Use of General Readers, Colleges, Academies, and Other Seminaries of Learning

History of Europe, From the Commencement of the French Revolution in 1789, to the Restoration of the Bourbons in 1815 Abriged from the Last London Edition For the Use of General Readers, Colleges, Academies, and Other Seminaries of Learning

By: Alison, Archibald F.R.S.E.; Abriged By Edward S. Gould

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, A. S. Barnes and Co.: 1845

Edition: Third Edition

Seller Id: 16985

Condition: Good +


3rd edition hardcover rebound in what appears heavy tan linen, no titles on boards of spine. Innards tight but quite foxed. Names on fep. All there but not pretty. 532 p. Reading copy. View more info

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Market Town The Story of The Countryside First Series Book 2

By: Allan, John R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1951

Edition: Second Edition

Seller Id: 19509

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely copy in light blue boards illustrated with red drawings, lightly bumped at tips. Text tight bright. DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction. 96 pp. A more than collectible copy of a hard to find hardcover offering. In this book the author tells the story of one market day in a country town, traces the history of the market and describes the changes which have taken place. He also describes the trade, agriculture and life of the neighborhood. There are two parts to every chapter in the book; the first is the author's part, the second serves as a guide to help the reader to find ou... View more info

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History of the University of Richmond 1830-1971

By: Alley, Reuben E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: VA, University Press of Virginia: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38055

Condition: Fine


Dark red 1st edition hardcover with gilt lettering has negligible wear. Off-white unclipped dj shows like new. 286 pages of tight & bright text with no tears or writing. This history has a special value to all university alumni, but, more important, it offers an enlightening record of the formative roll of the Baptist church in the development of southern education. View more info

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Alexander's Battle The Children's Art Series

By: Altdorfer, Albrecht; Barokas, Bernard; Comtempre, Yvette; Leonard, Claire

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NJ, Silver Burdett Ginn: 1979

Seller Id: 42859

ISBN: 0382063287

Condition: Near Fine


Illust hardcover with lightly bumped (not rubbed) tips, faint color loss from a formerly placed price sticker on upper tip of frt cover, internally crisp and unmarked. 25 pp. Uses details from the 16th-century painting by Albrecht Altdorfer to recount the battle between the Greeks, led by Alexander, and the Persians, led by Darius. View more info

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Before We Were Free

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42737

ISBN: 0375915443

Condition: Very Good +


First edition exlib hardcover with no pocket or evidence of ever having had one, all pgs present. Unclipped dj in mylar has no tears or chips. Text crisp and tight. 167 pp. In the early 1960s in the Dominican Republic, twelve-year-old Anita learns that her family is involved in the underground movement to end the bloody rule of the dictator, General Trujillo. View more info

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The Cat Who Came for Christmas

By: Amory, Cleveland

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 7093

ISBN: 0140113428

Condition: Near Fine


1st Penguin printing paperback shows a touch of color loss at still sharp tips. 240 pp text browned but not brittle. It was, of all things, a white Christmas Eve, when Cleveland Amory, self-confessed curmudgeon and confirmed dog-owner, found himself standing in a deserted alley trying to rescue a dirty, injured, starving, decidedly unfriendly cat. The result of this encounter is the subject of this book. It tells the enchanting story of Amory, who undergoes the transition from a life on independence to a life of being cat-owned. With glimpses of Amory's cat's memorable meetings with notabl... View more info

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The Reluctant Hero and the Massachusetts 54th Colored Regiment SIGNED

By: Andersen, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tn, Winston-Derek Publishers, Inc: 1991

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 38173

ISBN: 1555233929

Condition: Very Good


1st printing illustrated paperback has color loss along edges, a small crease along gutter and a small crease along front edge otherwise shows well. 'For Henry, A Distant Mirror! Richard' is signed on title page. 174 pages of crisp text with no tears or writing. You know the story of Robert Gould Shaw and the Massachusetts 54th Colored Regiment from the motion picture, Glory - now read what the film did not reveal. View more info

Image for The Sailing-Ship  Six Thousand Years of History

The Sailing-Ship Six Thousand Years of History

By: Anderson, Romola and R. C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Bonanza Books: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45801

Condition: Very Good


First Bonanza Books printing with letter A on copyright page. A hardcover in sky blue cloth with navy blue spine title. Faint watermark on edge of page block, touch of 'splotchiness' on frt board & edge of page block foot. No damage, names, tears or soil within the well illustrated 212 pp text. "The Sailing-Ship is one of the best compact accounts of the development of the sailing-ship that we have today (as of publication date, 1963)." comments Howard L. Chapelle, marine historian and curator, Division of Transportation, Smithsonian Institution. With 20 full or half page b/w pho... View more info

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Nostalgia Spotlight on the Fifties

By: Anglo, Michael

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Universal Books: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 28105

Condition: Near Fine


Stunning copy in black boards with bright gilt titles in unclipped dj in mylar. 144 pgs of pictorial history. Nostalgia Series captures the essence of each decade in a compelling and lively way by spotlighting the people and events, the fashions and enthusiasms unique to the period. This one (first published 1976) focuses on the Festival of Britain, flying saucers, books, films, with special attention to Westerns, new indepedent comic papers. 122pp, View more info

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Nostalgia Spotlight on the Thirties

By: Anglo, Michael

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Universal Books: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 28104

ISBN: 0904041484

Condition: Near Fine


Stunning copy in black boards with bright gilt titles in unclipped dj in mylar. 144 pgs of pictorial history. Nostalgia Series captures the essence of each decade in a compelling and lively way by spotlighting the people and events, the fashions and enthusiasms unique to the period. This one (first published 1976) focuses on the Depression, prelude to war, Hollywood, big bands, the Mafia, Spanish Civil War. 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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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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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