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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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Black & White By Brown Simplified Drawing

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $175.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34837

Condition: Very Good +


VG+ 1st edition Illust beige paper covered boards with mild discoloration along spine edge, lightly rubbed tips, lower boards showing near foot of spine from shelf wear. No dj. Internally fine without names, tears or soil with two pages of figure cut outs are present in rear, in perfect shape. 63 pp with plates and vignettes throughout. Here the author tells and shows how he has mastered the art of muscle and movement both human and equine in various sporting settings. Subjects include horses, people, dogs and various sportsmen in play and in the field. Mr. Brown even gets as specific as i... View more info

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The ABC Of Shooting Some Hints For Beginners

By: Clapham, Richard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Heath Cranton Ltd: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40219

Condition: Very Good


VG 1st edition hardcover in illustrated professionally reproduced dj in new mylar with age toning at extrems and moderate rubbing. Blue cloth boards dull at edges, tidy name on fep, embossed address on next blank pg. 159 pp crisp and unmarked. 14 full page illustrations. Collectible and rare in dust wrapper. Contents: Buying a Gun/ Shooting Outfit/ First Experiences in Shooting/ Some Shooting Don'ts/ Pheasants, Partridges and Ground Game/ Grouse and Blackgame/ Woodcock, Snipe and Wildfowl/ Woodpigeons and "Various"/ Deer. View more info

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A Look At Cecil Aldin's Dogs and Hounds

By: Collens, Rupert

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, The Lambourne Press: 1990

Edition: First Trade Edition

Seller Id: 37739

ISBN: 1872708005

Condition: Fine


Stunning as new brown hardcover with bright gilt titles. Mint condition, unclipped color illust dj in new mylar has Cecil's dogs on front and rear. 112 pp. Oblong 8vo measuring 9 1/2" tall x 11 5/8" long x 3/4" thick. This absolutely gorgeous coffee table book that everyone will enjoy details the life's work of one of our very favorite artists. Profusely illustrated with b/w sketches, b/w photographs and color plates throughout. Chapter One: The First Thirty Years (1870 to 1900), Chapter Two: The Golden Years (1901 to 1914), Chapter Three: The World War (1914 to 1918), Chapter Four... View more info

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Martha Doyle And Other Sporting Memories

By: Danielson, Richard E.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, The Derrydale Press: 1938

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Seller Id: 44670

Condition: Very Good


Numbered, Limited edition #226 of a run of 1250 copies. Lovely tight, bright red cloth hardcover with gilt illustrated title plate on front cover and somewhat faded back strip. 152 pp deckle edged text fine, no inscriptions. Many wonderful tales and yarns of the chase, angling, hunting, etc. Beginning with the story of Martha Doyle which is about the author's beloved hunting mare and two other favorite equines. Contents: Three Horses: Martha Doyle - Waynefleet - Banbury Cross / On Starting a Hunt/ Angling Heresies/ Firing/ Nighmare/ Hounds and Dogs/ On Losing Your Nerve/ The Paynim, New ... 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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Linda's Champion Cocker

By: Ford, Marcia

Price: $27.00

Publisher: NY, Avalon Books: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 25984

Condition: Fair


First edition exlib hardcover in orange cloth boards show rubs at tips and along shelf edges. Text tight w/usual exlib marks. All 220 pages present, pocket pulled. Some writing (class of '76 - good book) on some pages not interfering with read. Solid first edition in VG dj with sunned spine and small chips at extremities. Mystery fiction story involving a Blonde Cocker Spaniel show dog, a dog groomer, dog breeder and a Dalmatian. View more info

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Jack Russell Terriers

By: Harmar, Hilary

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Foyles Handbooks: 1974

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: MK46668

ISBN: 0707105293

Condition: Near Fine


Glossy pictorial boards have one bumped tip, text crisp and unmarked. CHAPTERS: THE REVEREND JOHN RUSSELL OF DEVON / HISTORY AND ORIGIN / CHARACTER AND TEMPERMENT / BREEDING AND THE VALUE OF PEDIGREE / THE STUD DOG / THE BROOD BITCH AND HER PUPPIES / CHOOSING, REARING AND TRAINING A PUPPY / COMMON AILMENTS. View more info

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Your Cairn Terrier

By: Jacobi, Girard A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: VA, Denlinger's: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44118

ISBN: 0877140391

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover with light soil and surface wear on white background cover photo, 128 pp text is profusely illust in b/w photos. Clean and crisp, no names but one small wrinkle and 1/2 in. tear at foot of title page, bit of soil in gutter there also, few specks of pencil. A valuable volume for any Cairn lover that covers it all pertaining to these action-packed terriers. View more info

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A Parson's Son. Sporting Artist SIGNED

By: Lyne, Michael

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, J.A. Allen & Co.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed, Limited Numbered

Seller Id: 45583

ISBN: 0851311768

Condition: Very Good


Dark green leather hardcover signed by Michael Lyne on limitation page, numbered 562 of 750 copies. Exlib with all pages present. No card pocket or evidence of ever having had one. Exlib markings on blank fep. Essex County Council sticker on frt pastedn, plain white sticker on rear pastedn, some spotting of the upper edge gilt, all edges of page block are gold. White sticker residue on foot of spine from wrap around call tag could be colored with hunter green marker. I've already tried goo-gone. Doesn't look bad as is on the shelf. Filled with color and b/w plates and line illustrations... View more info

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A Parson's Son. Sporting Artist SIGNED

By: Lyne, Michael

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, J.A. Allen & Co.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed, Limited Numbered

Seller Id: 38928

ISBN: 0851311768

Condition: Fine


Stunning dk green leather hardcover in original publisher's shipping case w/mylar dj as issued. Signed by Michael Lyne on limitation page, numbered 523 of 750 copies. Color and b/w plates and line illustrations throughout the crisp, unmarked 150 pg text. Brilliant compendium of Michael's work including fox hunting in England, along with sporting hounds and other country pursuits. Laid in is an actual obituary clipped from the British newspaper, The Daily Telegraph dated 3/22/89. Book includes the author's autobiographical notes and copies of articles previously appearing in "The Field"... View more info

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Exmoor Sporting & Otherwise

By: Marshall, H. J.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, Ltd: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39511

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in blue cloth covered boards with yellow titles on spine. Boards bumped and lightly rubbed at tips. Mapped endpapers. 260 pp, some uncut, apparently an unread copy. No names, tears or soil. Unclipped illustrated dust wrapper is a professional reproduction which displays well in new mylar showing 8 pt stag in black line drawing on frt panel with age toned aqua background. Frontis and nine other b/w illust by Edwards. Chapters include: Porlock in the Nineties/ The Squire of Oare/ The Badgworthy Deer Park/ Fred Heal and the Staghounds/ Hydrophobia in the Kennels/ The Prince ... View more info

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Exmoor Sporting & Otherwise

By: Marshall, H. J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, Ltd: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36810

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover in blue cloth with yellow titles on spine. Boards bumped and lightly rubbed at tips. Mapped endpapers. 260 pp. No names, tears or soil. Unclipped illustrated dust wrapper is original with a chip at head of spine and matching dark spot at head of book spine. It displays well in new mylar showing 8 pt stag in black line drawing on frt panel with age toned aqua background. Frontis and nine other b/w illust by Edwards. Chapters include: Porlock in the Nineties/ The Squire of Oare/ The Badgworthy Deer Park/ Fred Heal and the Staghounds/ Hydrophobia in the Kennels/ The P... View more info

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The Complete Jack Russell Terrier

By: Plummer, D. Brian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Missoula, MT, The Boydell Press/ Howell Book House: 1986

Seller Id: MK46635

ISBN: 0851151213

Condition: Near Fine


158 pgs. Originally published in 1980; this is the second printing of 1986. Book is near fine because the text is beginning to brown but is not brittle. No names, tears or soil in the 158 pp text. Unclipped, (and unpriced) dj shows light surface soil on the front flap edge, but the jacket is now in new mylar and displays beautifully. Mr. Plummer addresses myths relating to the breeds origins, gives detailed advice on choosing a terrier, then covers various aspects of breeding, including participating in shows and treatment of various common ailments, all of it spiced with numerous interes... 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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Four-Legged Friends and Acquaintances

By: Snaffles, (Payne, Charlie Johnson

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 23970

Condition: Very Good


1st edition in dj. Cream linen hardcover with bright brown title on back strip, boards lightly bowed. 96 pg text crisp and unmarked. Original dj in new mylar shows bits of loss but displays very well. "Glancing back through the years of my life," writes Snaffles, "I feel that I have been a very lucky fellow indeed to have acquired such memories, and the drawing of them has added, with compound interest, the pleasure these reflections have brought to me in reliving these incidents." Includes many of his favorite fox hunters, racers & chasers, scruffy hunting terriers and lo... View more info

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The Smile and the Tear

By: Somerville, E. OE., & Martin Ross

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1933

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 47034

ISBN: 0571051022

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in medium green cloth covered boards with gold titles. Cover title a bit duller than new, spine title quite dull but still legible. Soil mark on boards at foot of spine has not affected text one iota. Spine ends bumped, four tips still fairly sharp with light rubs. No names, tears or soil inside, and is not a former library copy. This volume is profusely illustrated in charcoal by Somerville with 8 full page Collotype plates and 17 smaller diagrams scattered throughout the 152 pp text. Lacks the DJ. Sketches of Irish hunting life setting forth many a delightful a... View more info

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Two More Fox Terriers

By: Thorne, Florence Blackburn

Price: $37.00

Publisher: NY, Exposition Press: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37205

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in light blue cloth boards with navy titles with sharp tips. 80 pp text like new and has no illustrations. Unclipped dj in new mylar has light color loss at spine ends and one tidy closed tear at head of frt panel. Unclipped DJ displays well with two photos of the author's dogs on front panel. A memoir of the author's life with her two smooth coated fox terriers: Frances and Kristeen. As the author states "They were as different as it would be possible for one dog to differ from another of the same breed." They had different colors, builds and temperaments. F... View more info

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Pet Owner's Guide To Jack Russell Terriers

By: Valentine, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, Ringpress Books Ltd: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 13953

ISBN: 1860540074

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover, no jacket. Glossy pictorial boards lightly bumped at tips, 80 pp text crisp and unmarked. An exhaustive compendium of the JRT. Many sub-chapters within each heading listed herein, basic chapter titles are: Introducing the JRT, / Choosing a JRT / Caring for your JRT / Training your JRT / Showing your JRT / Breeding JRTs / Health Care. View more info

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Hunting, Sporting & Dog Poems

By: Williams, W., M.A. (Oxon,)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Arthur H. Stockwell:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43375

Condition: Very Good


Exceedingly uncommon 24 pp book with French flap card covers. No date, circa 1885. Pages browned but not brittle. Edges of wrapper soiled at extrems, some rubbing along sewn spine. Light foxing within, No former names or markings. Contents include: Cricket/ Parted/ Called Up - Good-Bye, Old Dog!/ We'll All Go A Hunting To-Day!/ Our Dogs/ Our Dogs - Hands Off!/ Tim the Poacher and His Dog/ The Old M.F.H./ The Missing M.F.H./ The Blind Man's Dog/ Pan/ The Old Country Squire and His Horse/ The Dog/ The Old Squire and His Old Horse's Grave/ The "A. Co." Dog/ The Soldier's Farewell to H... View more info