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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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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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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 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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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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Foxhunting In Paradise

By: Clayton, Michael

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37206

ISBN: 0719551013

Condition: Fine


First edition hardcover in price clipped glossy dj with color wrap around art of the Belvoir hunt painted by Lionel Edwards. 276 pp. Detailed mapped end papers fore and aft. Foxhunting in Paradise is a major work of research and practical exploration in and around the hunting field in which Michael Clayton describes the histories of the Quorn, Belvoir, Cottesmore and Fernie Hunts. He describes the glamor, risks and the controversy surrounding hunting in the paradise of Leicestershire's ridge and furrow grasslands, divided by fly fences and dotted with fox coverts. Illustrated with b/w photos a... View more info

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Horse Sense & Sensibility

By: Crascredo

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46342

Condition: Good +


First edition in irregularly sunned, ruled frame, green cloth covered boards with bright gilt title on cover, backstrip darkened with title barely legible, board tips fairly sharp, spine ends bumped and lightly rubbed. The 125 page text is tight and crisp with quite a bit of foxing and age-toning on end papers fore & aft, title page and in margins mostly in later chapters, pp 97- end of book. No illustrations affected. Priced accordingly. Dj in mylar is a professional reproduction which shows a 1/2" closed tear at head of frt panel and color loss at upper tip, rear panel is solid ye... View more info

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Sport in War

By: Dawson, Captain Lionel, Royal Navy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 20241

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in green cloth boards sunned along spine edge and on rear quarters, corners bumped, tips lightly rubbed. Internally fine save for pencil name on fep. 98 pgs of crisp, heavy stock. Oversized tome in rare professionally reproduced dj with a lovely color plate on the frt panel. showing The Capture of Tom Crane. Two triangular chips, one at frt fold, one at foot of frt fore edge and loss at head of spine taking the word Sport with it, still displays well in new mylar. The British entertained themselves during the Crimean War & The Great War with everything from Pig Sti... View more info

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Head High, Hands Low A Story of Horses, Ponies and Riders

By: Dent, Captain C.H.; Illust Lionel Edwards

Price: $32.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson's Books for Young People:

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 17688

Condition: Very Good


Possible first printing hardcover in rust cloth covered boards that are lightly bumped, slightly cocked. No date of publication listed within. 192 p. clean and bright internally, illustrated with 4 color plates by Lionel Edwards. Beautiful, price-clipped color illustrated dust jacket matches the first color plate inside and shows light color loss at tips, spine ends and along front flap fold. Also shows soil on darkened background rear panel that has other offerings from this: Hutchinson's Chestnut Library. This DJ is a professional reproduction that displays well in new mylar. A racing ... View more info

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Getting to Know Your Pony

By: Edwards, Lionel

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, William Collins Sons & Co: 1950

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 20283

Condition: Good


Good, solid end printing hard cover in soiled gray cloth boards. Edges slightly rubbed and bumped. Page block shaken but holding fine. Some coloring done on b/w pictures, one tiny erasure mark (barely noticeable) on one of the color plates (Arab pony) remainder untouched. 78 pp. Professionally reproduced dj rubbed and 2 pieces missing one 1/2 by 1/2 inch at bottom of spine, one 1 1/2 by 1/2 inch bottom of right front corner.The author has written and illustrated for children, a book about ponies giving advice on care and attention discussing the various breeds giving points on judging "ma... View more info

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Getting to Know Your Pony

By: Edwards, Lionel

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, William Collins Sons & Co: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 20284

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st edition hard cover in blue cloth boards with bumped spine ends, sharp tips in a professionally reproduced dj rubbed and 2 pieces missing one 1/2 by 1/2 inch at bottom of spine, one 1 1/2 by 1/2 inch bottom of right front corner. 78 pp text has light surface soil but nothing major, no plates affected. Vintage Bombay bookstore stamp at foot of fep. No writing or tears in the text. The author has written and illustrated for children, a book about ponies that covers care and attention discussing the various breeds giving points on judging, "make and shape" and everything a ... View more info

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My Hunting Sketchbook

By: Edwards, Lionel R.I.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45194

Condition: Fair


Oversized 1st edition hardcover in beige cloth. Serviceable reading copy is soiled and rubbed along backstrip. Small hole size of icepick poked through front board and most pages (tipped in art unaffected). 28 pp. Inner hinge starting at foot of front but page block holding fine. Professionally reproduced dj has small chips at spine ends but displays well in new mylar. F ifteen tipped-in colour plates and drawings to tail of pages, with 'handwritten' titles to images. Hunts included are: The Cottesmore, The Whaddon Chase and The York and Ainsty. View more info

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Seen From The Saddle

By: Edwards, Lionel R.I.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45193

Condition: Very Good


Oversized green cloth hardcover first edition. Cloth lightly soiled near foot of both boards (no water damage), no names or tears. Foxed endpps, remainder clean. Original age-toned dust wrapper has soil and chips including three pieces missing from backstrip but is now protected in new mylar. A book of illustrations and descriptions of over 14 hunts in England, Ireland and Scotland. Unpaginated. 45 full-page b&w drawings by Edwards, opposite each of which is a half page of text on that particular Hunt; each text page also carries a small line drawing by Edwards View more info

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Seen From The Saddle

By: Edwards, Lionel R.I.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45017

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition oversized hardcover in green cloth with gilt title spine, no dj. Faint dust mark half inch up from foot of frt board. Former owners name on fep. Foxed fep, remainder clean. A book of illustrations and descriptions of over 14 hunts in England, Ireland and Scotland. Unpaginated. 45 full-page b&w drawings by Edwards, opposite each of which is a half page of text on that particular Hunt and each text page also carries a small line drawing by Edwards View more info

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Hunting Countries

By: Edwards, Lionel R.I.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, Ltd: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40305

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant 1st edition paperback of a very uncommon collection of hunting art by L.E. in ecru card covers. No date, circa 1930's, 48 pp. One print of each hunt save for two each of The Buccleuch and two of The Bicester. Printed on glossy white paper, each print measures 3 x 4.5" with title and location below in a white border, entire page measures 4.75 x 7 1/4". A sample art catalog of a series of Hunting Pictures in color from original drawings by Lionel Edwards. The prices listed on page one take our breath away! Remarque Proofs, limited to 50 copies of each were View more info

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A Leicestershire Sketch Book

By: Edwards, Lionel, R.I.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, The Haggerston Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44453

ISBN: 1869812077

Condition: Fine


Fine1st edition hardcover in green boards with sharp tips and spine ends. Glorious color plates and a multitude of pencil sketches within the pristine 109 pg text. This new edition of Lionel Edwards' book, first published in 1935, powerfully evokes the flavor of the inter-war years, even down to the 'new' conveniences of motorized horseboxes and public telephones, which helped to avoid the long ride home. The countries, and some of the characters, from a great period of the Quorn, Cottesmore, Belvoir, Fernie and South Atherstone leap off the page. View more info

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Famous Foxhunters

By: Edwards, Lionel, R.I., R.C.A.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode Limited: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45640

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in burgundy cloth boards with bright gilt titles. Age-toned professionally reproduced dust wrapper is quite dark on backstrip. Book is in VG shape but quite foxed on endpps and prelims as well as the verso blank plates Spine ends and lower frt board tip bumped, rest brushed. 103 pp with 33 plates by Edwards. Inner hinges fine, still a presentable copy despite flaws. Includes: Preface/ Intro/ Thomas William Coke, Ist Earl of Leicester/ Lord Darlington, 1st Duke of Cleveland/ John Warde/ Sir Thomas Mostyn/ "Gentleman" Shaw/ With Sir Thomas Mostyn's Hounds/ The... View more info

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A Sportsman's Bag

By: Edwards, Lionel; with an Intro by Crascredo

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Ltd.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44425

Condition: Very Good +


First regular edition in VG green cloth with bright gilt titles. Slight rubbing to extrems and bit of mottling to head of frt bd and outer edge of rear bd. No names, tears or soil but moderate foxing (one or two small specs in some plate margins but no plates affected and all plates are present). A superb gallery of Lionel's brush featuring field sports with plates having a comment by Lionel himself. List of Plates: His Grace The Duke of Beaufort, M..F.H. on Oxo (Frontispiece)/ Cubbing in the Woodlands/ The King's Highway/ Rounding Tattenham Corner/ The Off Season/ The Waters of Lethe/ Th... View more info

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The Horse And The War

By: Galtrey, Capt. Sidney

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Ltd.: 1918

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 38425

Condition: Good


Good solid 1st edition hardcover, no dj. White and pale blue quarter bound hardcover is soiled, has discoloration, lower front tip is worn with boards showing, it has several crinkled areas and a bit on the flimsy side but is a very readable copy. 131 tight pages with crisp text and no tears but several pages have foxing. This book was intended to be, and, indeed, could be no other than, a fleeting narrative of the vast and wonderful part played by our war-horses without which our Armies of millions would have been immobile and impotent. View more info