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The Fox-Hound Of The Future

By: Acton, C.R.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: England, Ebenezer Baylis & Son, Ltd.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44460

Condition: Good


VG+ non-exlib hardcover in blue paper covered boards with sunned spot on head of backstrip. DJ panels pasted to rear endpps. Former copy of sporting author J. Stanley Reeve with his tasteful armorial bookplate on frt pastdn (see images). 125 pp. A very uncommon title and a worthy addition for any fox hunters bookshelf. Chapters include: Preface/ Evolution of the Fox-Hound of Today/ Types of the Fox-Hound of Today/ Speed and Stamina/ Breeding Theories/ The Fox-Hound Kennel Stud Book/ Hound Shows/ Racial Fatigue/ The Dosage System/ Cross-Breeding/ Conclusions. View more info

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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

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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

The Fox-Hunter's Bedside Book

By: Apsley, Lady

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1949

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 45652

Condition: Near Fine


1st US edition, undated, circa 1949 in original red cloth with gilt foxhound on frt board and title on backstrip. Professionally reproduced dust wrapper with art after an illustration by Cecil Aldin is off the Eyre & Spottiswoode, England edition. It is very lightly rubbed at extrems but displays beautifully. 584 pp without names, tears or soil but printed on very thin paper. Inner hinges fine. Illus by Lionel Edwards with 27 line drawings. A lovely little pocket sized compendium to take on a plane or slip into a pocket for a portable sporting break whenever you desire. Plenty of stories h... 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

The Fox-Hunter's Bedside Book

By: Apsley, Lady

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 48956

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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Thoughts Upon Hunting In A Series of Familiar Letters To A Friend. Presentation Copy Dated 1880 From Lord Charles Beresford to Mr. Frank Gillard. Former Copy of Dr. William Lay M.F.H.

By: Beckford, Peter Esq.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, James Toovey: 1879

Seller Id: 40521

Condition: Good


Sir Peter Beckford (1740-1811) writer and avid huntsman penned: Familiar letters from Italy, to a friend in England (2 vols., 1805), Thoughts upon hunting, in a series of familiar letters to a friend, 1781, Thoughts upon Hare and Fox Hunting, in a series of letters to a friend, 1781, and Thoughts on Fox Hunting, published 1791. Red cloth boards with black ruled borders and hunt cap/crossed whips on frt bd. Gilt fox mask and crossed whips/spurs and title on backstrip faded but remain legible. Corners bumped and rubbed but not unsightly. A very special presentation copy not signed by Beckfor... View more info

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A Huntsman's Log Book

By: Bell, Isaac, M.F.H.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, Ltd: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46953

Condition: Very Good


The author's first and very scarce work in an uncommon professionally reproduced color illustrated dj from the Scribner's edition that displays well with handsome red fox mask on frt panel. This is a very neat former library copy that appears to have not been taken out much if at all. It is the first edition but has no date and is a wartime compliant volume printed on lighter weight paper. Blue leatherette covered hard boards with yellow title spine has a tidy call number on foot of backstrip and an unused, petite handmade library card and pocket on frt pastedown. It is in excellent shape ... View more info

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Lord Henry Bentinck's Foxhounds

By: Bentinck, Lord Charles

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. Ltd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46875

Condition: Very Good


Attractive 1st edition hardcover in taupe cloth covered boards with bumped spine ends and lower tips, brown spine title. No names, tears, or soil in the 145 pg text. Frontis photo and a further 12 b/w photos & 5 fold-out pedigrees. Undated, circa 1930. Lord Henry's list of the most remarkable dogs and bitches in his pack is given here. His hounds were so well thought of and so much used that their blood runs in the veins of the majority of well-bred hounds at the present time. Includes pedigrees of: Lord Ducie's Crazy ('40)/ Mr. Foljambe's Herald ('35)/ Mr. Foljambe's Sparkler ('36)/ Mr. F... View more info

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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 What it is, and How it is Conducted

By: Brock, D. W. E.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, British Field Sports Society: 1946

Edition: Possible 1st.

Seller Id: 34855

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely little card cover 32 pp booklet telling the whys and wherefore's of Fox Hunting. Super light soil on rear cover periphery, internally crisp and unmarked. Cover photo by Jim Meads. Includes: Foreword/ Foxhunting: The Organization of a Hunt/ The Country/ The Fox/ The Foxhound/ The Hunt Staff/ The Horse/ Hunting the Fox/ The Field. View more info

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Hunting By Scent

By: Budgett, H.M.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Eyre and Spottiswoode: 1933

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller Id: 46990

Condition: Very Good


First US edition hardcover in red cloth boards with lightly sunned head of spine (gilt title still legible), that matches the chip in the dust wrapper. Tips and spine ends lightly bumped. Age-toned beige jacket illustrated in b/w show a line drawing by Lionel Edwards. Also shows a sizable chip at upper fore-edge of frt board, loss at head of spine taking the entire title and most of the author's name with it, plus several smaller chips at flap folds and periphery (see image or ask for one). Inside is fine save for lightly age-toned end papers. Not ex-library, no names, tears or soil in ... 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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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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Hunting Without Tears

By: Dawson, Captain Lionel, Royal Navy

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Ltd.: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40031

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in grey cloth with red titles bumped at extrems, moderate soil and rubbing. 112 pp tight and bright. Blk small remainder mark on foot of pg block, small red marker line on blank rep. Vint bookstore sticker on rear pastdn. Unclipped facsimile color dj shows heavy foxing and 1/2 in chip at head of spine, displays well in new mylar. 12 full pg b/w plates by Maurice Tulloch. The author, Hunting correspondent of the Daily Telegraph and Morning Post, writes for the benefit of seekers of fox-hunting knowledge. The phraseology of fox-hunting is strange and more complicated ... 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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The Blean Beagles and Tickham Foxhounds

By: Fawcett, William

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, The Hunts Association: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44292

Condition: Very Good


1st printing rare stapled 22 pp paperback in lightly surface soiled card covers with black titles and red hare running on frt cov. Local adverts in red & blue ink on inside covers. Several pages at frt, rear and within of b/w adverts. Illust w/vintage b/w photos. First & last pg lightly foxed, internals fine. Actual book pages begin with a list of hunting calls on pg 6 and ends on pg 18. Staples slightly rusted, centerfold slightly soiled at inner margins. A pg of principal meeting places of the Bleen Beagles is included along with the Ten Commandments of Foxhunting. A 5 pg history of t... View more info

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Search and Rescue Dogs

By: George, Charles & Linda

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Riverfront Books/ Franklin Watts: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30705

ISBN: 1560657537

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely 1st edition hardcover in glossy boards with negligible surface wear. 48 well illustrated pages discusses best breeds for search and rescue, training, a bit about the history, basic and advanced training. View more info

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The Meynellian Science or Fox-Hunting Upon System

By: Hawkes, John Esq.; Right Hon. The Earl of Lonsdale, Major Algernon Burnaby D.L., L.H. Irvine, M.A.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Leicester England, Edgar Backus: 1932

Edition: Limited, Numbered First Edition

Seller Id: 45544

Condition: Very Good


Limited to 525 copies of this 500 copies are for sale, this being numbered #210. Solid copy in red moire cloth boards a bit splotchy, sunned at extremities. Foxing on endpps, top edge red, sunned backstrip with gold title still legible, gold huntsman/hounds blind stamped on frt board. 72 pg deckle-edge text is square and solidly bound showing former owner's bookplate on fep. Professionally reproduced dj in new mylar displays well despite small chips at periphery. With notes upon Fox-Hunting in 1912, a comparative study, by The Right Hon. The Earl of Lonsdale, K.G., with some notes on pre... View more info

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The Foxhound Kennel Stud Book of America (Consolidated) Volume V 1908-1930

By: Higginson, A. Henry M.F.H.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: MA, A. T. Bliss & Co: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40233

Condition: Very Good


Brilliant copy in burgundy cloth boards with gilt M.F.A. medallion on frt board and bright gilt title on spine. Tips bumped showing color loss, head of spine rubbed. No names tears or soil in the 231 pgs. Title continues: A list of forty-four packs of foxhounds owned or controlled by recognized and registered hunts and by members of the Masters of Foxhounds Association of America. More than suitable for gift giving or a collector's library. View more info