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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

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The Hunting Tours of Surtees (Creator of Jorrocks) Limited Numbered Edition

By: Cuming, E.D.; Illust G. Denholm Armour

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, William Blackwood and Sons: 1927

Edition: First Limited Numbered Edition

Seller Id: 31413

Condition: Fair


Limited numbered edition. Limited to 230 copies of which this is #77. Red cloth boards with beveled edges, spine titles dulled but legible. Mottling around edges of boards, spine discolored. Internally crisp and clean. 332 deckle edge pages of heavy stock. 8 color plates and 20 half-tone tipped-in plates, all present and in fine order. No watermarks, musty smells or foxing. Hinges fine, brilliant copy inside. Rare and humorous "Selections from Surtees' Hunting tours . [Papers contributed to the Sporting magazine and the New sporting magazine, 1829-1832]". View more info

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From Surtees to Sassoon Some English Contrasts (1838-1928)

By: Darton, F. J. Harvey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Morley & Mitchell Kennerley Jr.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28434

Condition: Good


Good 1st edition hardcover. Reading copy with outer gutter on frt board cloth cracked and re-glued, else tight and bright inside and out w/gift dedication on inside frt cover, gift to Nat'l Sporting Library. and name/date and pencil note on fep. 221 pp w/occasional pencil underlinings and marginalia. Sporting writers and their mindsets. Chapter 1: The Age of Jorrocks/ Chapter 2: The Modern Poet as a Hunting Man/ Chapter 3: Siegfried Sassoon as a Poet/ Chapter 4: The War and the Younger Writers/ Chapter 5: The Old Mind and the New England/ Appendix: The Country of the Memoirs of a Fox-hunting ... View more info

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Horse Knowledge Practised & Proved

By: Faudel-Phillips, Major H.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Vinton & Co.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39871

Condition: Very Good +


Very nice 1st edition in royal blue cloth boards with gilt titles. No names, tears or soil, crisp text fine save for very light foxing on endpps. 136 pp. Book is now placed in removable clear heavy mylar, bits of tape shown in image are not affixed to book, but there to keep protective cover in place. Opens with a quote from Jorrocks on title page: A master's eye is worth two pairs of 'ands. Contents include: Foreword/ Long Rein Driving/ Mouthing/ Bitting/ Breaking and Training, up to Three Years Old/ Backing and Riding a Colt, and Re-Training Other Horses/ Stable Management/ Saddlery/ Sho... View more info

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Not To Astonish Others The Story of the Avon Vale Hunt SIGNED

By: Holloway, Estelle; Foreword By The Duke of Beaufort

Price: $50.00

Publisher: England, Privately Printed: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 44454

ISBN: 0951210424

Condition: Fine


Gift quality 1st edition hardcover in cream paper covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends. Signed by author on title page, not to anyone in particular, just authors first/last name. Includes two inserts of other works by the author laid in. Unclipped dj has a brilliant painting of a fox's mask by Ann Seward, rear panel of dj shows a pair of hounds navigating a barbed wire fence. The title, Not To Astonish Others is a quote by John Jorrocks. Filled with b/w photos throughout the 142 pp text. View more info

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The Sporting Adventures of Mr. Popple

By: Jalland, G.H.

Price: $115.00

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44374

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover. Boards bowed and rubbed at edges, rust cloth backstrip soiled and rubbed at spine ends. Stapled page block rusted at staples, occasional finger soil in the margins, no page tears. No date but tidy gift dedication on fep is dated 1903. A super book for the hunter who has everything. Displays well on the shelf and will come in a protective heavy mylar, removable wrap to protect the boards from handling. Funny foxhunting tale in the same vein as Jorrocks, this time it's Mr. Popple who retires and decides to move to a hunting country and set up a stud for himself. He has... View more info

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Mr. Facey Romford's Hounds The "Jorrocks" Edition

By: Surtees, R. S.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury, Agnew & Co. Limd.: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45584

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover rebound in green linen and leather with 5 raised bands and gilt ruled edges, and blindstamped huntsman, hounds and fox in boxes on fpine. Original blue illustrated cover is bound in rear. Board tips bumped and rubbed. Text tight and bright with rear hinge cracked and front hinge starting but page block going nowhere. Classic tale of the chase loaded with b/w vignettes and 8 full page b/w plates. Hand-colored tissue-guarded frontis in fine shape. Originally published 1865. Former copy of the late Joseph B. Wiley Jr of Bedminster NJ with his sig on fep. Wiley: July 2... View more info

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Plain or Ringlets?

By: Surtees, R. S.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1951

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller Id: 45572

Condition: Very Good


A beautiful smaller 4th edition in red cloth with black title showing sharp tips and spine ends. No sunning on cloth. 539 pp text tight and bright with tidy embossed former owner's initials on fep. Many full page color plates. Classic tale of the chase. View more info

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Handley Cross or Mr. Jorrocks Hunt

By: Surtees, R. S.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 17638

Condition: Very Good +


Lovely red cloth boards with sunned extremties. (First Edition in this form). 667pp, Gilt spine title on black square, "1930" and small horse head vignette in gilt at base of spine. Top edte gilt. Text fine, no inscripions. View more info

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Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities

By: Surtees, R. S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 17642

Condition: Very Good


Reprint hardcover in red cloth boards with white lettered title on sunned and marked spine. Boards have some light spots, corners sharp, spine ends bumped. 207 pp text tight and bright with tidy dated name on fep. Many full page color plates. Classic tale of the chase. View more info

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Robert Smith Surtees (Creator of "Jorrocks") 1803-1864

By: Surtees, R. S.; Cuming, E.D.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood and Sons: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46827

Condition: Good +


First edition hardcover in red cloth covered boards with gilt titles show rubbing and chipping at head of darkened spine with no loss of spine title. Black ink and faint cup ring on frt board, book now placed in removable clear mylar sleeve and well protected. Some moderate foxing on endpapers, remainder tight and bright with name & address on inside cover. 339 pp. This is the account of Surteess' life and some of his unfinished work and rough drafts discovered after his death discovered by Cuming. A fabulous read and welcome addition to any sporting library. View more info

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The Jaunts and Jollities of that Renowned Sporting Citizen Mr. JOHN JORROCKS of St. Botolph Lane and Great Coram Street. VG 1st Limited/Numbered HB

By: Surtees, R. S.; Intro By A. Edward Newton

Price: $22.00

Publisher: NY, The Limited Editions Club: 1932

Edition: Limited, Numbered First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator(s)

Seller Id: 20194

Condition: Good


Limited, Numbered edition this being #900 of 1500 copies. Signed by Gordon Ross on Limitation page. 219 page block is crisp and unmarked, edges untrimmed, top edge gilt, endpps slightly darkened. Full brown cloth with gilt design to covers and spine discolored at lower board tips. 10 lovely watercolor plates by Ross. View more info

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Jorrocks Jaunts & Jollities

By: Surtees, R.S.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 12254

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing 1949 Folio Society hardcover in dj. Not exlib. Sunning on back strip, text as new with light patch of toning on paste downs, dj is a professionally reproduced copy that shows a few chips but displays well in new mylar. The classic Surtees tale with all the bumbling antics of John Jorrocks and his clan. 228 pp. Chapters include: The Swell and the Surrey/ The Yorkshireman and the Surrey/ Surrey Shooting: Mr. Jorrocks In Trouble/ Mr. Jorrocks and the Surrey Staghounds/ The Turf: Mr. Jorrocks at Newmarket/ A Week at Cheltenham/ Aquatics: Mr. Jorrocks at Margate/ The Road: English an... View more info

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Hunts with Jorrocks

By: Surtees, R.S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 13735

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover in red cloth with a bright gilt cover title and blind stamped outline of Jorrocks on horseback. Sunned gilt title on spine, 215 pp text has some foxing on end papers and margins. Corners bumped, cloth just broken on lower fore edge tip. Hunting stories taken from Surtees' Handley Cross with 25 wonderful full page, tissue guarded color plates by Armour. View more info

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Jorrocks' Jaunts & Jollities

By: Surtees, R.S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31464

Condition: Very Good +


1st Folio Society edition in red cloth with bright gilt title, some sunning on lower boards, in fair original dust wrapper with a large chip at head of spine on frt panel but no loss to titles. Gift dedication on title page To Harry I. Tiffany Country Squire & Artist, Bob Widermann June 6, 57. 228 pp. The classic Surtees tale with all the bumbling antics of John Jorrocks and his clan. Chapters include: The Swell and the Surrey/ The Yorkshireman and the Surrey/ Surrey Shooting: Mr. Jorrocks In Trouble/ Mr. Jorrocks and the Surrey Staghounds/ The Turf: Mr. Jorrocks at Newmarket/ A Week at Chel... View more info

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Jorrocks on 'Unting

By: Surtees, R.S.; Illust Cecil Aldin

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 25547

Condition: Fair


3 Lovely tipped in color plates by Aldin and color plate pasted on cover. Paper covered boards show light rubbing at tips. Bit of insect damage nibbles on foot of front board (barely visible on the shelf), 32 page block and rear board shows deeper nibbles with last few pages missing lower margins but NO text missing and no damage to actual tipped in plates. Pencil names on fep. Boards re-backed at spine with brown tape. Still presentable on the shelf and certainly one of the most witty books by Surtees showing the character of the bubbly, boisterous Jorrocks as he informs the masses on the wil... View more info

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Ask Mama or, The Richest Commoner In England. Jorrocks Edition

By: Surtees, Robert Smith

Price: $38.00

Publisher: England, George Bayntun: 1925

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 45609

Condition: Very Good


Very good hardcover in blue cloth boards illust with brown, red and gold. Christmas gift label on front paste down and embossed owner's initials on lower fore edge of blank fep. 423 pp. Hand colored frontispiece plus a myriad full page illustrations and text illustrations by W.T. Maud. Publication date of 1926 on foot of title page, with preface to the original edition having a date of 1858. View more info

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Hawbuck Grange or, The Sporting Adventures Of Thomas Scott, Esq. Jorrocks Edition

By: Surtees, Robert Smith

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury, Agnew & Co. LD.: 1892

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 45608

Condition: Good


Good hardcover in blue illustrated cloth boards with brown, red and gold. Christmas gift label and embossed owner's initials on lower fore edge of blank fep. 265 pp. + 10 pages publisher's adverts. Hand colored frontispiece plus 8 full page illustrations and many text illustrations by W.T. Maud. Publication date of 1892 on foot of title page, with preface to the original edition having a date of 1847. View more info

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Scenes and Characters

By: Surtees, Robert Smith; Edited and Introduced by Cyril Ray

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, The Falcon Press: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38756

Condition: Very Good


Cream pictorial hardcover has light soil, paper at head of spine chipped 1/2", touch of shelf wear at very tips. 96 pages are crisp and clean, no tears, soil or names. Not exlib. More than suitable for gift giving. Unclipped dj is a professional reproduction and shows the same 1/2" chip at head of spine, micro chip at front foot of gutter, else fine. With a cynical eye for character and robust, salty humor, Surtees draws detailed pictures of the clothing, fun, furniture and social habits of middle-class England, the very folks he based the characters in his entertaining books on. View more info

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Town and Country Papers

By: Surtees, Robert Smith; Edited with Intro By E. D. Cuming

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, William Blackwood and Sons: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36557

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover in red cloth with decorative gilt covers, two soiled indentations on cover and sunning on upper fore-edge. Rear cover sunning more pronounced but in not as large an area, spine sunned but gilt titles remain legible. Beveled tips bumped and lightly rubbed. Inner hinges fine, pastedowns somewhat age-toned, no names, tears or soil but moderate foxing present in the 301 pp text. Illustrated with 4 lovely color plates (all present) and many b/w art reproductions throughout the text. A compilation by the editor of Surtees' fugitive contributions to magazines and "Bell's... View more info