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Gunnerman

By: Bigelow, Horatio; Foreword By Col. Harold P. Sheldon

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, The Derrydale Press: 1939

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller Id: 20187

Condition: Very Good +


1st Limited edition hardcover. Corners bumped and lightly rubbed, spine ends a bit more so. Gilt vignette of hunter and dog on cover, somewhat dulled gilt on backstrip. 2" split in leather only (barely noticable) in front gutter. Tiny watermark on foot of page block. Innards fine. 246 pp. Un-numbered limited edition, sporting stories, game bird and deer hunting in the sporting south, includes a chapter on Archibald Rutledge and various recipes for game meats & sauces in rear. Illustrated with photographs. View more info

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Foxhunting on the Lakeland Fells

By: Clapham, Richard

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1920

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46964

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in red cloth covered boards showing bumped spine ends and one lower tip, 3 others remain sharp. Backstrip a bit 'smoked', cloth a little darker than that covering the boards, gilt titles still bright. One small (1/8") soil dot on frt board and lacking the dj. Former owner's partial name plate on frt pastedown, otherwise the 113 pp text is crisp, bright and without tears, foxing or markings. Tissue-guarded frontis and 42 other b/w glossy plates from the author's own photographs tipped in on brown card stock. A rare work, the most comprehensive ever publishe... View more info

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The Complete Irish Setter

By: Denlinger, Milo G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: DC, Denlinger: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 22544

Condition: Near Fine


First edition hardcover in burgundy cloth boards with gilt titles and setter head portrait in gilt on frt board. Corner clipped fep, else tight and bright. 128 pp without names, tears or soil. Illustrated endpps. Standards, breed history, conformation, cartoons, etc. View more info

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From Litter to Later On A Puppy Progress Book

By: Lyne, Michael

Price: $18.00

Publisher: England, The Standfast Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44264

ISBN: 0950214841

Condition: Fine


A large book measuring 12 1/2" tall x 10" wide, 141 tight and bright pages without soil, names or tears. Dk green cloth boards look fab. Un-clipped original DJ in new mylar is sunned on the spine. Not exlib. A beautifully illustrated true account of the progress of a litter of terrier x Sealyham puppies intentionally half bred and reared during the 50s - 60s. Michael Lyne's love of all hounds that hunt by scent or sight has dominated his life and art. View more info

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Sporting Print

By: March-Phillips, Gus

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, E. P. Dutton & Co. Inc.: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46768

Condition: Good +


Red cloth covered hardcover with bumped tips and spine ends. Cloth slightly mottled, Age-toned endpapers, 376 pp text is tight with occasional fingerprins in margins, Dedicated to M. & M. W. W. as published on fep for the season 1935-1936. Unclipped dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction that displays well. If you love open country - if the challenge and clash and skill of sport lure you - if the sight of straining hounds and spirited horses excites you - or if you simply want to read a good story, you will thoroughly enjoy this one. Victor Greenwood is Master of the Hunt. He i... View more info

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Diary of a Hunter

By: Plummer, D. Brian

Price: $35.00

Publisher: England, The Boydell Press: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 44274

ISBN: 0851151531

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely brown reprint hardcover boards with lightly bumped tips and spine ends. 187 pp text fine w/out names, tears or soil. Original unclipped DJ in new mylar has small chips at spine ends, and upper fore edge of frt flap fold, soil marks at foot of spine, lower corner of frt panel and is a bit grubby on ecru background rear panel, still displays well. '' .. a record of a year's activities with a pack of Jack Russell terriers, half a dozen lurchers, as many ferrets and a varied cast of human characters.'' set mainly in the Staffordshire countryside. View more info

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The Complete Book of the Greyhound Including Special Articles on the Greyhound in Ireland, Great Britain, United States of America, Australia and France Revised & Enlarged 4th Edition

By: Rambler, The (pseud)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, The Parkside Press Limited: 1949

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller Id: 47059

Condition: Very Good


The Complete Book of the Greyhound 4th edition, 1949 hardcover in medium blue cloth covered boards with bright gilt titles on spine and frt cover. Inner hinges fine, no names, tears or soil in the very thin 228 pp text. Original, un-clipped blue/red photo illustrated dust jacket shows the hounds taking off out of their boxes at the starting line of a race. Chip at upper tip of frt cover and head of spine, still displays well in new mylar. History and Evolution, Breeding, Coursing and Racing, Diseases and Treatments. View more info

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Summer Pudding

By: Simpson, Andrew

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 13966

ISBN: 0413559203

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover with fep removed in near fine, original price clipped glossy pictorial dj. 175 pp. The story of a trainer dealing with a racehorse who really didn't want to race told over one summer on that difficult road to success - parelleled by the continuing saga of his reprobate lurcher, Rebecca, whose first two years of life were devoted largely to 'chaos, anarchy and outrage' is a facinating, often hilarious and frequently moving one. Lovely cover art on dj of the dark horse and dog loping along side while being ridden by Andrew. View more info

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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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Hounds & Dogs Their Care, Training & Working For Hunting, Shooting, Coursing, Hawking, Police Purposes, etc, etc. The Lonsdale Library Volume XIII (13)

By: Smith, A. Croxton (Editor), et al

Price: $35.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44679

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in light tan cloth with tan buckram cloth backstrip with gilt titles. Tips and spine ends fairly sharp, lightly brushed. 318 pp text fine save for small split starting at foot of rep. Page block holding fine. Professionally reproduced, price clipped dj displays beautifully in new mylar with only light wear around the picture of a pack of Basset hounds on the spine. Collectible and gift quality volume for any dog lover. Includes 110 b/w illustrations. Founder's intro by The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Lonsdale, K.G., G.C.V.O., D.L. View more info

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A Coursing Year SIGNED

By: Thorne, Terry; Blanning, Charles

Price: $47.00

Publisher: England, Huddlesford Publications: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 15571

ISBN: 090782708X

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover signed by Charles Blanning on the title page, not dedicated to anyone, just his first & last name. Very lightly sunned backstrip on slick laminated boards showing a photo of a pair of greyhounds photo'd on a pretty blue background. Book has a speck color loss at still sharp tips, spine ends barely bumped. 106 pp text is crisp, unmarked and profusely illustrated with black & white photographs. Fixture by fixture account of September to February of the competitive courser's year with commentary and many good photographs of dogs, personalities and action in the field. View more info