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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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Space-Age Beaver and Otter Trapping

By: Clouser, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: James P. Mesler: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44079

Condition: Good +


Peach stapled illustrated 1st edition card covers are soiled but not torn. Former owner's name and spot of white-out on head of title page, some spotting in text, one note from former owner, an important tips about using wax and scent. Uncommon. 41 pp. View more info

Image for 1937-38 Staghounds, Foxhounds, Harriers, Beagles, Otterhounds, and Draghounds of Great Britain & Ireland

1937-38 Staghounds, Foxhounds, Harriers, Beagles, Otterhounds, and Draghounds of Great Britain & Ireland

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $75.00

Publisher: England, A. E. Cane for Horse and Hound Publications, Ltd: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44308

Condition: Good +


Exceedingly uncommon volume, disbound but all pp present, Staples have rusted away leaving small holes on center page and rust marks on subsequent leaves but no loss of text. Tidy former owner's name on frt cover. 84 pp with several vint b/w advertisements throughout and on covers. No date noted. Rather than a complete list of the hounds with sire/dam info as we supposed this might be about, it contains hunt club info, where they meet, cap fees etc. Very interesting little book and a valuable and rare addition to any sporting library.. Our books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new myl... 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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Angler & Otter

By: Davison, Thomas

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, Nicholas Kaye: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 20708

Condition: Good +


1st edition hardcover in irregularly faded blue cloth, front board ever so slightly bowed, text crisp with occasional light finger smudge in margin. B/w photo frontis and a lovely line drawing/etching of a fisherman hooking his catch. Front hinge paper cracked, faint foxing on endpapers and tiny vintage London bookstore sticker on frt pastedn. Fabulous and very rare book of reminicenses and how-to including diagrams on fly tying. Chapters include: A Lesson for Beginners on Angling / On the Lune with the Stonefly / An Encounter with an Otter / My First Salmon / Poachers / Chased and Caught by ... View more info

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Otter Hunting

By: Earl of Coventry (The); Captain L.C.R. Cameron Ex-M.O.H.

Price: $45.00

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

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 44567

Condition: Very Good


Yellow cloth boards crawyoned at foot of frt panel, soiled and marked, tips and spine ends bumped but not rubbed. No date, circa 1930s. Pp. 88+[8](advertisements), frontispiece plus 7 plates, full page map, glossary of otter hunting terms, index. The Modern Sports series. *The text is drawn from Deer, Hare & Otter Hunting, by Maj.-Gen. Geoffrey Brooke, The Earl of Coventry, and Capt. L. C. R. Cameron. View more info

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Scarlet Blue and Green

By: Fife, Duncan

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44332

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover with few soil spots on foot of frt board and upper board tip. Tips show light color loss and faint rubbing (no major rub through). Tasteful armorial bookplate of Franklin Jones Willock on frt pastedn. 64 pp. Professionally reproduced age toned unclipped dj in new mylar has a small ink math problem worked out on frt panel and age spots, chipped spine ends, closed tear on head, lovely image by Aldin of Huntsman and hounds on the cover. Illustrated with four full page color plates and sepia b/w drawings throughout the text by Aldin. Light foxing on endpps, hinges fine, no n... View more info

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The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes Hunting

By: His Grace the Duke of Beaufort and Mowbray Morris

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1891

Edition: 6th Edition

Seller Id: 15066

Condition: Good


Good condition 1891 6th edition hardcover showing bumped & rubbed extremties, boards slightly cocked. Pretty illustrated green endpp. Written on half title page that this was the Baker Memorial Prize presented by the Buckram Beagles to Clinton C. Bush April 1953. Also note from Jos. B. Wiley, MFH with his embossed initial stamp on foot of proper title page. 373 pp with occasional foxing throughout and more so on endpps. 54 illustrations in the text. Displays ok on the shelf. View more info

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The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes: Hunting

By: His Grace the Duke of Beaufort; Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire and W.G. Craven; The Hon F. Lawley; Coventry, Arthur; Watson, Alfred E.T.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: MA, Little Brown & Co: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: CS42530

Condition: Fair


1885 1st printing hardcover with bumped and rubbed extremities, backstrip quite rubbed w/barely legible title, rear board soiled. Solid black endpps, tissue guard at frontis foxed. Vintage bookstore embossed name on foot of fep. Beautiful colored illustrated print frontispiece and wonderful drawings inside. Text tight and bright with occasional foxing. 373 pp. A foundation work on the subject, includes: The History and Literature of Hunting; Beasts of the Chase; The Stable; The Kennel; Hunt Servants; The Horse; The Ride; The Shires; The Provinces; Hunting from London and the Otter and His Wa... View more info

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The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes: Hunting

By: His Grace the Duke of Beaufort; Watson, Alfred E.T.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1888

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller Id: 33821

Condition: Good +


Bumped and rubbed extremities, l floral endpps, foxing at fep and title page. Bookplate from The Country Club Brookline, Massachusetts on frt pastdn. Two vintage names/dates on second blank fep. Front hinge tender but not cracked. Beautiful colored illustration print next to title page. Full of wonderful drawings. Text tight and bright with occasional foxing. 373 pp. A foundation work on the subject, includes: The History and Literature of Hunting/ Beasts of the Chase/ The Stable/ The Kennel/ Hunt Servants/ The Horse/ The Rider/ The Shires/ The Provinces/ Hunting from London and the Otter and... View more info

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Let's Go Hunting

By: Kearley, B. L.; With a Foreword By The Duke of Beaufort

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn Ltd: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40011

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition in red boards w/gilt title, color loss at tips, text tight and bright with non authorial gift ded on fep and vintage J.A. Allen bookstore sticker on frt pastedn. Lovely color plate frontis and 23 other b/w line illust throughout text. 191 pp. Wrap around art on unclipped, photo reproduced dj is lovely, does have large chip at foot of spine and lower frt bd fore edge. Chapters include: Chance Encounter/ Beechwood and Pimpernel Hollow/ Over the Hills/ James Carew/ Wisp, Vanster and Company Limited/ Kennel Visit/ The Opening Meet/ The Vanishing Fox/ Frost/ Stag and Otter/ By The Wa... View more info

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Horses, Hounds & Country Studies from a Sportsman's Note Book SIGNED

By: Lyne, Michael; Foreword By Dalesman (C.N.De COURCY PARRY, Esq., M.F.H.)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, Ltd: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 38532

Condition: Very Good +


Not exlib. In professionally reproduced dj. A gorgeous, exceedingly rare M. Lyne work in original red cloth signed by Michael Lyne, dated 1938 with a pencil drawing of a fox on the run and ghosting from the beginnings of a hound sketch underneath in pencil on the frt pastedn. Lightly soiled along board foot, corners bumped and rubbed, foot of frt gutter showing boards with quarter inch split in cloth, innards pristine, tight bright, no foxing. Crossed out name on fep. Professionally reproduced illustrated dj in new mylar displays well. Oversized folio, too large for the flat rate envelope and... View more info

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A Sporting Chance Unusual Methods of Hunting

By: Mannix, Daniel P.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: NY, E. P. Dutton: 1967

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 31877

Condition: Fine


1st edition, 2nd printing hardcover in red paper covered boards w/cream cloth back strip display beautifully. Professionally reproduced color dj looks fab in new mylar. Not ex-lib. 248 pp. with valuable bibliography of additional sources of weapons and animals for the sportsman in rear. A treasure-trove of stories in which Daniel P. Mannix introduces amazing true facts of fascinating animals, weapons and ways of hunting for the hunter, fisherman, animal lover and armchair adventurer. Includes: Rani, a golden-eyed cheetah who overtook a motorcyclist at 45 miles per hour/ Trained falcons that ar... 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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With Hound And Terrier In The Field Hunting Reminiscences

By: Serrell, Alys F.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, William Blackwood And Sons: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43521

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in red cloth with bright gilt spine titles. Cloth slightly marked, bumped extremities but not rubbed through. Tasteful armorial bookplate on fep of George Oakley Fisher of Chilton Condover in Hampshire, England. Hinges fine, text bright, edge of page block foxed. B/W Frontis and 53 other plates. 255 pp. Chapters include: Early Hunting Reminiscences/ First Days in Hants and Berks/ Terriers At Work I & II/ The Blackmore Vale/ Over Bank and Timber/ The Otter In The Lyd/ The Bloodhound in the Vale/ Good Sport/ The Old Black-and-Tan Terrier/ The End of a Long Reign/ The Bl... View more info

Image for Illustrated Sporting Books  A Descriptive Survey of a Collection of English Illustrated Works of a Sporting and Racing Character, with An Appendix of Prints Relating to The Sports of The Field

Illustrated Sporting Books A Descriptive Survey of a Collection of English Illustrated Works of a Sporting and Racing Character, with An Appendix of Prints Relating to The Sports of The Field

By: Slater, J. Herbert

Price: $27.00

Publisher: MI, Gale Research Company: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 39603

Condition: Fine


Facsimile of the original 1899 publication by Upcott Gill. Burgundy cloth boards with black title box on spine and gilt titles. Tips and spine ends sharp. 203 pp text as new. No names, tears or soil. Includes an alphabetical description by title/author/date/pg count and orig price. This comprises pp 1-140. Following are ten pp of additions and corrections. Then pp 154-190 is an appendix of sporting prints including: Ballooning, Boxing, Bull and Badger Baiting, Dog Fighting, Ratting, Coaching, Driving, Riding, Cock Fighting, Coursing, Fishing, Hunting, Portraits (sportsmen), Portraits (race hor... View more info

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The Terrier's Vocation

By: Sparrow, Geoffrey; M.C., T.D., F.R.C.S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, J.A. Allen & Co.: 1961

Edition: Second Edition

Seller Id: 44447

Condition: Near Fine


Second edition hardcover in sage green cloth with gilt titles have sharp tips and lightly bumped spine ends. Tidy gift dedication on lightly foxed fep. 118 pp text tight and bright with numerous illustrations by the author and copies from old prints. Contents include: A Terrier's Job/ His Origin/ The Show Terrier/ The Working Sort/ Getting a Pack Together/ Choice of Type/ Breeding/ Management/ Early Training/ Rat Catching/ Cub Hunting/ The Sound of the Horn/ The Terrier Man/ The Fox, The Badger and the Otter and the Hunting of Them, with special reference to the Terrier/ Badger Digging/ Cho... View more info

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Hunting and Practical Hints for Hunting Men

By: Underhill, George F.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Bliss, Sands & Co.: 1897

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45831

Condition: Very Good


Attractive first edition hardcover in mustard cloth with hunting scene by Randolph Caldecott on frt board. Spine ends bumped, tips fairly sharp, 1/4" split in cloth at head of spine from pulling off shelf, light occasional handling soil. Interior leaves untrimmed, no soil or tears in the 183 pp plus 8 pages of adverts for other books. One ownership signature on fep of Joseph B Wiley Jr. Former Joint MFH of the Tewksbury Foot Bassets. Contents include: Part I - The Modern Practice and Etiquette of Hunting; The Rationale of Hunting, Fox Hunting, Stag Hunting, Hare Hunting, Otter Hunting... View more info