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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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American Vaulting Association 1996 - 1997 Rule Book

By: American Vaulting Association

Price: $8.00

Publisher: WA, American Vaulting Association: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38284

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition white background card cover book with green titles. Stapled spine 90 pp. Crisp and unmarked. Explains the hows and whys of this exciting and challenging sport. 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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Polo Author's Presentation Copy

By: Barrantes, Susan; Foreword By H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, Intro By Juan Carlos Harriot

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Argentina, Ediciones Lariviere: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 46706

ISBN: 9879528085

Condition: Fine


Gift quality, true first edition hardcover in red cloth boards with gold titles, sharp tips and spine ends. Book appears unread, save for author's presentation to someone with the following words: " To Doris, with best wishes Susan Barrantes 1998. No tears or soil in the glossy 208 pp text. Unclipped (and unpriced) dj in new mylar has negligible color loss at rear board tips, and a 6/8" closed tear at head of rear flap fold which can be seen in the photo below, but is now not noticeable at all because of the clear, removable jacket mylar that is now on the dj. Profusely illustrat... View more info

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Polo

By: Barrantes, Susan; Foreword By H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, Intro By Juan Carlos Harriot

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Argentina, Ediciones Lariviere: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46938

ISBN: 9879528085

Condition: Fine


Gift quality, true first edition hardcover in red cloth boards with gold titles, sharp tips and spine ends. Book appears unread, no writing, tears or soil on the glossy 208 pp text. The unclipped Only one light crease on the gold colored, blank front endpaper is the only mark identifying this book as being opened before. Unclipped (and unpriced) dj in new mylar has one micro and two small areas on the foot of the rear panel that shows 2 small chips of the outer color layer only (see image) and one micro one near the foot of the rear gutter. Profusely illustrated landscape format coffee ta... 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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Foxhunting What it is, and How it is Conducted

By: Brock, D. W. E.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, British Field Sports Society: 1946

Edition: Possible 1st.

Seller Id: 34855

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely little card cover 32 pp booklet telling the whys and wherefore's of Fox Hunting. Super light soil on rear cover periphery, internally crisp and unmarked. Cover photo by Jim Meads. Includes: Foreword/ Foxhunting: The Organization of a Hunt/ The Country/ The Fox/ The Foxhound/ The Hunt Staff/ The Horse/ Hunting the Fox/ The Field. View more info

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Foxhunting. What is is, and How it is Conducted

By: Brock, D.W.E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, The British Field Sports Society: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 44564

Condition: Near Fine


38 pp paperback with sharp tips and light soil on white background rear cover. BFSS Publication #58. Revised edition. No names, tears or soil. Stapled spine. Cover photo by Jim Meads. Contents include: Foreword/ Organization of a Hunt/ The Country/ The Fox/ The Foxhound/ Hunt Staff/ The Horse/ Rules Governing Foxhunting, Hunting the Fox, The Field. View more info

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The Foxhunter's Week-End Book

By: Brock, D.W.E., M.F.H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Seely, Service & Co. Ltd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 47002

Condition: Very Good


Undated first edition hardcover in yellow cloth covered boards with brown cloth covered backstrip and 1" over gutters and boards. Paper spine title label is complete, boards show even handling soil, tips and spine ends bumped but not rubbed, illustrated endpps, 374 pp text has it's top edge dyed brown, rest is tight, bright and unmarked save for a few tiny soil dots on edge of page block. No date, circa 1945. Compact size: 7 1/4" By 5" . Original, lightly and evenly surface soiled cream background illustrated dj in new mylar shows a few small chips at head of spine and a half... View more info

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Horse-Lovers

By: Brooke, Geoffrey, Lieutenant-Colonel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Co., LTD.: 1930

Seller Id: 46899

Condition: Very Good


4th printing of the first edition in navy blue cloth covered boards with red title spine. Spine ends bumped, tips still sharp showing negligible color loss but no broken threads. Darling personal bookplate on frt pastedown, else the 355 pp text is crisp, clean and not foxed. Includes fold-out map in rear and 31 black & white line illustrations by 'Snaffles' or Mr. Charlie Johnson Payne, within. DJ in new mylar is a professional facsimile that shows loss of title on backstrip but displays well from the front w/color illustration of a dark horse hanging his head over the half stall door in t... View more info

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Alice & Combined Training A Tale of Two Horses

By: Brooke, Geoffrey, Major-General, C.B., D.S.O., M.C.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Seely, Service & Co. Ltd: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44935

Condition: Very Good


1st edition in rust cloth covered boards with bright gilt titles, sharp tips and bumped (not rubbed) spine ends. Foxing on endpps, else crisp, bright and unmarked. 143 pp. Not exlib. Original illust dj shows chips but displays well in new mylar. True story of two horses owned by Major-General Geoffrey Brooke is a factual tale of how he brought these two along to be completely rounded hacks, show jumpers, fox hunters and even polo ponies. Inside is all the details one would need to do so to their own mounts. View more info

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Paul Brown Calendar 1946

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Brooks Brothers: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed, Limited Numbered

Seller Id: 44597

Condition: Very Good


Exceedingly rare 1st edition art calendar published by Brooks Brothers. Signed by Paul Brown. Number 924 of 1000 copies. All art is in black and white painted drawings without captions but each is signed by Brown (part of each print, not individually done as the limitation page is. This is an easel style item with five red plastic rings at top and red ribbon ties at bottom frayed and discolored but uneven & present, All twelve months present, occasional light marginal soil, mostly very clean and tidy. Paper is brittle and fragile in the red plastic bands. Moderately bowed satin gloss board... View more info

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Capital Horse Country

By: Burke, Jackie C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: VA, EPM Publications: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34229

ISBN: 0939009803

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition unread soft cover with light wear on illustrated cover from storage. 294 pages without names, tears or soil. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos, line illustrations and diagrams including course maps, regional hunt club buttons and so very much more. An indispensable guide to any savvy horse lover in the Piedmont area. Contents include: Horse Around Hunt Country - The Whys and Wherefores of this Book. Spring Steeplechases in Virginia - Bring out the Benz and the Flowered Hat. Racing Over Jumps in Maryland - Land of the Tall Timbers. Flat Racing and Parimutuel - Ho... View more info

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Capital Horse Country

By: Burke, Jackie C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: VA, EPM Publications: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45037

ISBN: 0939009803

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition unread soft cover with light wear on illustrated cover from storage. 294 pages without names, tears or soil. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos, line illustrations and diagrams including course maps, regional hunt club buttons and so very much more. An indispensable guide to any savvy horse lover in the Piedmont area. Contents include: Horse Around Hunt Country - The Whys and Wherefores of this Book. Spring Steeplechases in Virginia - Bring out the Benz and the Flowered Hat. Racing Over Jumps in Maryland - Land of the Tall Timbers. Flat Racing and Parimutuel... View more info

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Capital Horse Country

By: Burke, Jackie C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: VA, EPM Publications: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45040

ISBN: 0939009803

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition unread soft cover with light wear on illustrated cover from storage. 294 pages without names, tears or soil. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos, line illustrations and diagrams including course maps, regional hunt club buttons and so very much more. An indispensable guide to any savvy horse lover in the Piedmont area. Contents include: Horse Around Hunt Country - The Whys and Wherefores of this Book. Spring Steeplechases in Virginia - Bring out the Benz and the Flowered Hat. Racing Over Jumps in Maryland - Land of the Tall Timbers. Flat Racing and Parimutuel - Ho... View more info

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Ruffian: Queen of the Filllies

By: Claflin, Edward

Price: $16.00

Publisher: CN, Scrambling Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33168

Condition: Good +


Photo illustrated 2st edition paperback covers show surface wear and some light color loss, one chip at spine filled in by former owner w/brown marker, not an eyesore but not a perfect match. Previous owner's name on fep. 104 pp. The story of a magnificent thoroughbred, the greatest filly of all time, and the match race that led to her tragic death. View more info

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Foxhunting on the Lakeland Fells

By: Clapham, Richard

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1920

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46964

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in red cloth covered boards showing bumped spine ends and one lower tip, 3 others remain sharp. Backstrip a bit 'smoked', cloth a little darker than that covering the boards, gilt titles still bright. One small (1/8") soil dot on frt board and lacking the dj. Former owner's partial name plate on frt pastedown, otherwise the 113 pp text is crisp, bright and without tears, foxing or markings. Tissue-guarded frontis and 42 other b/w glossy plates from the author's own photographs tipped in on brown card stock. A rare work, the most comprehensive ever publishe... View more info

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Horse Discover the World of Horse and Pony in Close-Up - Their Behavior and Important Role in History

By: Clutton-Brock, Juliet

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Dorling Kindersley: 1992

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller Id: 46820

ISBN: 0789457733

Condition: Fine


Gift quality glossy, uncreased paperback without names, tears or soil inside or out. Pictorial paper covers are loaded with color photos and drawings. Vividly patterned endpapers display many other DK, Eyewitness Books available besides this equestrian title. It is a truly lovely book chock-a-block full of color photos and info on all aspects of horse care; breeds; wild horses; horse & carriages; ancient horse lore and much more! View more info

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Sport Is Where You Find It SIGNED, LIMITED, NUMBERED EDITION

By: Crowe, Philip K. Illust By Paul Brown

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Van Nostrand Company Inc: 1953

Edition: First Numbered, Limited Signed E

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 36539

Condition: Near Fine


Limited, numbered, signed by author. #90 out of 1475 copies. Fine green cloth with very light sunning on upper edge of boards, tips and spine ends sharp. Bright gilt horse & rider illust on cover, spine with green title box and gilt titles has been sunned but all is more than legible. Text tight and crisp with author's name on fep. Not dedicated to anyone in particular. Illustrated dj is a professional reproduction that shows very light wear at tips, few age spots on rear panel and displays beautifully in new mylar. The author takes you to China, India, England, Alaska, Indo-China, Nantucket, ... View more info

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The Sports Library Riding, Driving and Kindred Sports

By: Dale, T. F.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44351

Condition: Good +


Not ex-lib. Solid reading copy in light green cloth with brn titles, cloth frayed at tips and spine ends, lifting from boards a bit, Well protected in clear mylar sleeve. Rear hinge paper cracked, frt fine, page block holding tight. 207 pp. Tissue-guarded frontis present. In a series intended as a kind of "cheap Badminton Library" for younger, less affluent sportsmen of the coming 20th century. The "kindred sports" are polo, hog- and jackal-hunting, and horse racing. With a chapter on riding and hunting for women. View more info