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Hunting Scenes

By: Aldin, Cecil; with a Memoir and Descriptive Notes by "Sabretache

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44647

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st ED hard cover in professionally reproduced dust wrapper in new mylar that shows small chips at tips and head of back strip with no loss to titles. Quarter bound, cream buckram over red gilt-lettered cloth boards show negligible surface soil to the cream cloth at spine ends of this hardcover collectible, corners sharp. The text is mint. A posthumous work contains a number of unfinished sketches and rough studies for pictures which were to come. They take us behind the scenes in an artist's studio; they take us with him to the actual spots all over England, where he made his notes fo... 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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The History of Hunting

By: Chalmers, Patrick

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Seeley, Service & Co. Limited: 1951

Seller Id: 46830

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality hardcover in tan cloth boards with gilt letter L and crown on frt bd, bright gilt spine titles and ruled boarders. This is a stunning copy with straight spine ends and sharp, square tips, hinges fine, page block tight and clean, not exlib, no names, tears or soil. Professionally reproduced color, price clipped, buff background jacket in new mylar with red titles and decorative borders displays well and will keep this book in fine form. 40 illustrations, 384 pp. Head of page block dyed red. End pps not age toned, no foxing noted, only a tiny, vintage bookstore sticker at foot ... View more info

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Country Life Magazine November 1933 Vol. LXV. No. 1. Fox Hunting Cover & Articles, Carriage Driving Issue

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $27.00

Publisher: NY, Country Life: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44606

Condition: Good +


Good copy with both covers firmly attached but rear cover has a 7x8 inch area clipped off of rear cover with old yellow tape marks on rear cov and last pg. Light surface soil mostly along fore edge and small ink price and ghosting from erased pencil words on upper cover tips. Very attractive painted close-up of a huntsman and 3 couple foxhounds on frt cover. Two half inch closed tears at foot of frt cover, text tight and bright with much ado regarding the pursuit of Reynard. 85 pp including articles on: Renaissance in Virginia/A House by the Sea/ Constructing a Courtyard/ The Meadow Brook C... View more info

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Red Fox in Winter.

By: Craig, Janet; Illustrated by Janice Kinnealy

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NJ, Troll Publications: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 1171

ISBN: 081674324X

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first printing near fine paperback with very light surface wear and former owner's name & number on rear inside cover. 28 pp profusely illustrated throughout in color. Factual description of natural history and life cycle of the fox for young ones. View more info

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Master Reynard The History of a Fox

By: Fielding, Jane

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, A.L. Chatterton Co.: 1913

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 40989

Condition: Good +


Good solid yellow cloth hardcover with paste on art plate of red fox chasing after a hare in the snow. Cocvers soiled and illustration scratched but good and clean inside. Professionally reproduced color illustrated dj is from the Donohue publication of the same year with cover arrt w/comic drawn dressed fox diging by a tree stump while a honey bee looks on. Corners chipped and beige background surface soiled but still displays well in new mylar. From Animal Autobiographies originally by J.C. Tregarthen, revised by Jane Fielding. Story told in first 'fox person' of the life of a red fox. View more info

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Reynard The Fox

By: Firman, Sidney G.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: PA, The John C. Winston Co.: 1929

Seller Id: 45813

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated hardcover in blue cloth boards showing bumped spine ends and fairly sharp tips. Illust endpps (3, as fep has been removed). No names or tears, 86 pp text tight with occasional soil. 1 color full page plate frontis, and 9 other full page drawings in b/w. Slight watermark at foot and fore-edge of first 5 pages, title page age-toned but not brittle. Two 1/2" closed page tears on fore edge of frontispiece margin and title page. A classic children's fable of a fox and his woodland friends, Bruin the bear, Cackle the Crow, Puss the cat, and an un-named wolf. Book is now covere... View more info

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Skir The Fox (Formerly Skir Le Renard)

By: Fournier, Andree-Paule

Price: $38.00

Publisher: NY, Peter Bedrick Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46941

Condition: Fine


First American edition, gift quality hardcover in fine original dust wrapper. Not ex-lib, no names, tears or soil. The color artwork in this book is breathtaking. Follows a fox as he grows up and makes a life for himself. View more info

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Never Outfoxed The Hunting Life of Benjamin H. Hardaway III By Himself Signed by Author

By: Hardaway, Benjamin H. III, M.F.H.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: GA, Privately Printed: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Author's Presentation Copy

Seller Id: 47063

ISBN: 0966015908

Condition: Fine


Signed, first edition, gift quality hardcover in padded burgundy faux leather covered boards with gilt F H and a fox mask/horn on frt cover. Stunning book in like pictorial, price-clipped dj with sunning on backstrip (title remains more than legible). Author's presentation copy, signed on brown and cream photo-illustrated endpaper, showing the end of a hunt: "Best Wishes Benjamin H. Hardaway M.F.H. Dec 1997". Not signed to anyone in particular so would make a terrific gift book. Hefty over sized tome 377 glossy pages, all edges gilt with red ribbon marker bound in as published. A... View more info

Chaseworld Foxhunting and Storytelling in New Jersey's Pine Barrens

By: Hufford, Mary T.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: PA, University of Pennsylvania Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40316

ISBN: 0812231325

Condition: New


Brilliant 1st edition in taupe cloth covered boards with white title on spine. Tips and spine ends sharp on book and glossy photo-illustrated dj showing Maryland hounds running a fox in Penn State Forest, near Chatwsorth, NJ. Perfect first edition for collectors or gift-giving. 219 pp. A couple of maps and several b/w photos including an interesting one of hunters casting hounds from the back of their pickup. A volume in the Publications of the American Folklore Society. Chaseworld is a study of the foxhunters who listen to hounds in the Pine Barrens of So. NJ. Mary Hufford examines the ac... 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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Valley Horses Volume II Genesee Valley Hunt

By: Kelley, Michael

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Sanders Newspapers: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44690

Condition: Near Fine


59 pg stapled booklet with faint tiny soil spot on rear cover, tiny indentation on frt cov near title, else fine. Rare 59 pp work by woman author sportswoman "Michael" Kelley and is a collection of her weekly newspaper columns. Lively personal essays on the chase. Her second work, following the first volume printed in 1975. Illustrated throughout with b/w line drawings by Custer Cassidy, John Tickner, and clip art (b/w vignettes) from the Chronicle of the Horse. Collectible copy. View more info

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Reynard The Story of a Fox Returned to the Wild

By: Leighner, Alice Mills

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Atheneum: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32516

ISBN: 0689311893

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in green cloth covered boards with sharp tips and bumped spine ends. Fep removed, glue on pastedowns from formerly glued dj flaps. Unclipped dj spine slightly sunned showing formerly placed call tag. 48 pp filled with charming b/w photos. Describes the habits and rehabilitation of a young red fox found on the highway and brought to a special center, where it was taught how to survive in the wild before being released again. 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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Running With The Fox

By: MacDonald, David

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Facts on File: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36999

ISBN: 0044400845

Condition: Near Fine


Gorgeous 1st edition copy in green hardcover boards with bright gilt titles. Slightly bumped upper tips of boards and price-clipped dj, no rips, tears or chips. 224 glossy pages. Well illustrated with b/w and color photos. The ultimate Reynard Bible for all interested in the natural history of the red fox. View more info

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Masters of Foxhounds

By: Mackay-Smith, Alexander MFH

Price: $48.00

Publisher: VA, The Masters of Foxhounds Association of America Inc: 1980

Edition: Limited, Numbered First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 23353

Condition: Fine


Limited edition number 553 of 750 copies with auto-pen author's signature on the limitation page. Red cloth binding with gilt lettering over black on the front cover and spine. The book is in mint condition; 216 pages. Contents include a Foreword, List of Subscribers, 19 Chapters (including Founding of MFHA, Harry Worcester Smith, Foxhunting and the MFHA in Canada, Alexander Henry Higginson, Fletcher Harper, Traditions-Changing Patterns-and Hunt Balls, and others) and 11 Appendices (including Colonel Skinner's Lists of Hunts in the United States 1882 and 1889, Recognition of Hunts by NSHA, Pan... View more info

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Hunting Reflections for a Budding Sportsman

By: Monckton, Reginald Francis Percy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Privately Published:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44663

Condition: Very Good


1st edition undated stapled paperback 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches. Circa 1930s. Rust on staples and surface soil along folded spine edge, 12 pp text crisp and bright. Opens with a poem by the author, the late F.A. Monckton entitled: The New Hunter. Continues with the following chapters: The Hunting Year/ Reasons for Supporting Hunting/ The Meet/ Hounds/ Coverts/ Holloaing/ Hunt Servants/ Damage/ Jumping/ Courtesy/ Ways In Which To Help Hunting. Ends with another short poem by Monckton and a Glossary of some hunting terms. A very uncommon hunting overview related in easy to comprehend terms for the n... View more info

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The Complete Foxhunter

By: Richardson, Charles

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1908

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 20232

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover 299 pp. Profusely illustrated with 42 wonderful full page b/w photos with color frontis and three others in color by Henry Alken. No foxing, hinges fine, text tight and bright. Tasteful bookplate on frt pastedn, tidy name on corner clipped fep. Embossed title on cover, bright gilt title on spine. Rare professionally reproduced dj in new mylar displays beautifully. We cannot begin to convey the importance of this work. Plenty of emphasis on the real workers of the hunt field.... the 'ounds. Fabulous photos and a very engaging text. Contents include: A Historical Sket... View more info