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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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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 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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Fox-Hunting in the Twentieth Century

By: Dixon, William Scarth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blacklett, Ltd: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40012

Condition: Very Good


312 pp.18 b/w photographs. Internally clean and tight w/tiny vint bookstore sticker on frt pastdn and bit of light foxing on preliminaries including title page. Red cloth boards bumped and rubbed at tips, spine sunned but gilt title remains legible. Red cloth slightly soiled, remains a very presentable copy of a valuable hunting reference. An exhaustive compendium covering every aspect of the sport in the 20th cent including hunting on horseback and on foot, hound shows and hound-breeding, farmers and horses. The history of ten years includes: Northumberland, Cumberland, Westmoreland and Durha... View more info

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Foxhound Kennel Notebook Third Edition Three Ring Binder

By: Fine, Norman Editor; Lampton, Mason H.; Dixon, Mark; Foster, Dennis; Scullin, Dr. Roger I.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: VA, Millwood House: 1997

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller Id: 45285

ISBN: 0964528223

Condition: Fine


Fine condition green flexi three ring binder. 208 pages as new save for former owner's name at head of title page. Includes tabbed dividers for the following sections: Kennelman/ Care/ Construction/ Breeding/ Training/ Appendix. Exceedingly rare volume suitable for any sportsmans library. Large 10" x 11.5" x 1.5" oversized postage required. Will not fit into the flat rate envelope. View more info

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The English Foxhound Kennel Stud Book of America. Volume The First #1 1884-1908 Containing a List of Eleven Packs of foxhounds Which Can Trace Their Entries Direct to the English Foxhound Kennel Stud Book Volume IX (9) 1922-1926

By: Higginson, A. Henry M.F.H.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: MA, A. T. Bliss & Co: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40006

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely red cloth boards lightly sunned with bumped and lightly brushed tips showing color loss, no major rub-through with gilt title on backstrip. Title continues: A List of Eighteen Packs of Foxhounds Which Can Trace Their Entries Direct To The English Foxhound Kennel Stud Book. Former copy of Dr. William Lay, former MFH of Oakbrook Hounds, his stamp on both endpps and pastdns. 109 tight bright crisp and unmarked pages with slight age-toning near spine edges in margins. Eccedingly rare volume, a must for any hound breeder or fancier of foxhunting history. View more info

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The English Foxhound Kennel Stud Book of America. Volume The First #1 1884-1908 Containing a List of Eleven Packs of foxhounds Which Can Trace Their Entries Direct to the English Foxhound Kennel Stud Book Volume First, 1884-1908

By: Higginson, A. Henry M.F.H.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: MA, Frank L. Wiles: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39942

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely red cloth boards with gilt title on backstrip. Former copy of Dr. William Lay, former MFH of Oakbrook Hounds, his stamp on both endpps and pastdns. 87 tight bright crisp and unmarked pages with slight age-toning near spine edges in margins. 1/2 in tear at head of title page, else fine. Very rare volume, a must for any hound breeder or fancier of foxhunting history. View more info

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Dallas Leith and the Elkridge-Harford Hounds SIGNED

By: Leith, Dallas M.F.H.; as told to Harriet Iglehart

Price: $35.00

Publisher: CT, Privately Printed: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31909

Condition: Near Fine


Author's presentation copy, signed on title page "Dallas Leith". 1st edition in red pictorial card covers are lightly sunned on stapled spine edge and show photo of Dallas Leith Huntsman riding a grey horse while blowing his hunting horn. 47 pp of reminiscences, hunt history, hound breeding chat and other tales of "Mountain Music" made by hounds in full cry. View more info

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How to Raise and Train an Otter Hound

By: Mouat, Dr. Hugh R.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NJ, T.F.H. Publications, Inc: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44305

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition paperback showing light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine that does show one tiny crack in the paper from a sideways bend. No interior markings, 64 pp. text tight, appears unread. Illustrated with black and white photographs and diagrams. Contents include: History and Description; Grooming; Care and Training; The New Puppy; Training; Breeding; Care of the Mother and Family; Health; and Showing. View more info

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Life Behind the Chase SIGNED

By: Myrick, Jim

Price: $200.00

Publisher: MO, Privately Published: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 30746

Condition: Fine


1st edition authors presentation copy, on fep: "To -------, A Good friend I'll Always Remember. Jim Myrick". Brilliant copy in green cloth boards with bright gilt running fox silhouette on frt cover, bright gilt titles on back strip. Corners still sharp, showing very light color loss, spine ends bumped, internally crisp and unmarked. 109 pp with b/w photograph illustrations. Few chapters written by other authors and are noted when appropriate. Contents include: Early Day Fox Hunting/ One Man's Opinion/ Health and Care of Hounds/ The Bobbed Tailed Fox/ The Ghost Trail/ Seymour Purdy ... View more info

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Hounds, Their Breeding And Kennel Management

By: Sentinel

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Horace Cox: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34755

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in red cloth boards with bright illustration of foxhound carrying the mask. Spine ends rubbed including a half inch of missing cloth at head of spine. Gilt title remains legible. Tips bumped and rubbed but remains presentable as a very rare offering. Former owner's name stamp on frt pastedn, 88 pp text crisp and unmarked save for one smoke mark in the gutter of one pp.. 22 b/w reproduction plates on glossy text are all present. Includes fold-out kennel layout ideas. Includes: Hound Breeding: Foxhounds, Harriers, Beagles./ "A Year's Work in Kennel"./ Brood Bi... View more info

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Foxhunting with Melvin Poe Signed

By: Winants, Peter

Price: $65.00

Publisher: MD, Derrydale Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 15029

ISBN: 1586670972

Condition: As New


Lovely, crisp copy in black cloth boards with gilt titles. SIGNED by Melvin Poe. On the title page: "MELVIN POE HUME, VA 22639". Pictorial dj in new mylar is lovely. 250 pp. A comprehensive work and a must for anyone interested in Virginia hunt history. Foxhunting is in Melvin Poe"s blood. As a child, he hunted with hounds owned by his grandfather and father in Rappahannock County, Virginia, and he became the professional huntsman for the Old Dominion Hounds for 16 seasons and the Orange County Hunt for 27 years. He is now, at age 82, in his eleventh year as huntsman for the ... View more info

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Foxhunting with Melvin Poe

By: Winants, Peter

Price: $75.00

Publisher: MD, Derrydale Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 22974

ISBN: 1586670972

Condition: As New


Lovely, crisp copy in black cloth boards with gilt titles double signed by Melvin Poe. Once on the title page: HAPPY HUNTING MELVIN POE HUME, VA 22639; then again over an early photo of himself with his famous cow horn in the beginning of the text. Pictorial dj in new mylar is lovely. 250 pp. A comprehensive work and a must for anyone interested in Virginia hunt history. Foxhunting is in Melvin Poe"s blood. As a child, he hunted with hounds owned by his grandfather and father in Rappahannock County, Virginia, and he became the professional huntsman for the Old Dominion Hounds for 16 se... View more info