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Men, Horses and Hunting

By: Dixon, William Scarth

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40009

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in red cloth with gilt title spine and publishers blindstamped urn in circle on rear board. 333 pp with vintage bookstore sticker on ft of rear pastdn. Tidy name on fep: Dr. William Lay, former MFH of Oakbrook Hounds, IL. B/w photo frontis of Dixon and 8 other full page b/w photo plates within showing steeplechases, close ups of locals: Father O'Flynn: winner of the Grand National and other shots. Top edge of pg block dyed red, others uncut. Some foxing on margins of preliminaries, internals clean. Chapters include: Some Childhoods Memories/ School Days and School Wa... View more info

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Memories Yesteryear

By: Fales, Robert Martin, M.D.; Edited By Dorothy Cox Watkins

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NC, Privately Printed: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44220

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality 1st edition hardcover, crisp and unmarked save for tidy gift ded on fep. Corners and spine ends sharp. Interior clean and unmarked. Binding tight, square. Green cloth with bright gilt titles. 152 pp memoir of this North Carolina physician. View more info

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Russia Land of Intrigue SIGNED

By: Owens, Frances Harris

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 22636

Condition: Fine


1st edition paperback in red card covers with black titles showing sharp tips and spine ends.. Rare presentation copy inscribed by the author "With Very Best Wishes Frances Harris Owen" on fep. 122 pp. Illust w/a few simple line drawings and a map. Describes the author's travels in Russia. She attempts to explain some misconceptions and shares some of her favorite locations. Includes a chapter on Faberge - Goldsmith to the Czars. View more info

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The Education of Robert Nifkin

By: Pinkwater, Daniel

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41631

ISBN: 0374319693

Condition: Very Good +


Tight bright exlib w/pocket and all pgs present faint watermark at foot of rear pages. Crisp copy in complete & unclipped dj. with no call tags or library stickers anywhere. 167 pp. Set in the 1950s in Chicago, Robert Nifkin tells his highly unorthodox high school experiences in the form of a college application essay. View more info

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The Life Of A Fox Written By Himself And Extracts From The Diary Of A Huntsman

By: Smith, Thomas Esq., Ex-M.F.H. Craven, Pytchley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1896

Edition: New Edition

Seller Id: 39745

Condition: Very Good


New edition in red marbled boards in half velum with worn but legible rust leather spine label. All edges bumped, shelf wear on boards but no major fraying. Top edge rich gilt, others untrimmed. 304 pp, endpps foxed, tissue guarded colored plates by G.H. Jalland and line drawings by the author. 14 illust in all. Endpapers quite foxed but innards quite clear. Dark green endpapers bearing the bookplate of The Reverend Windham de la Poer Beresford-Peirse, as well as William Proctor Baker of Brislington, Somerset. The former was a member of British Peerage b. Nov 1858- d. Sept 1940. William... View more info

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Notions in Garrison

By: Somerville E. OE., Ross, Martin

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28083

Condition: Very Good


Nice 1st edition hardcover in orange cloth boards with bumped and lightly brushed tips showing very light surface soil. Pretty woodblock former owner's bookplate on front pastedown, 134 pp, 10 b/w sketches by author in text which is crisp and unmarked. Deckle fore-edges with some leaves uncut. Thos. Fuller's quote at title page sums it up: 'A commonplace-book contains many Notions in Garrison, whence the owner may draw out an army into the field.' Irish reminiscenses and idle notions, no overmastering subject line but a series of small stories including the following: P.G.s, etc./ Various M... View more info