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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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Horse-Lovers

By: Brooke, Geoffrey, Lieutenant-Colonel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Co., LTD.: 1930

Seller Id: 46899

Condition: Very Good


4th printing of the first edition in navy blue cloth covered boards with red title spine. Spine ends bumped, tips still sharp showing negligible color loss but no broken threads. Darling personal bookplate on frt pastedown, else the 355 pp text is crisp, clean and not foxed. Includes fold-out map in rear and 31 black & white line illustrations by 'Snaffles' or Mr. Charlie Johnson Payne, within. DJ in new mylar is a professional facsimile that shows loss of title on backstrip but displays well from the front w/color illustration of a dark horse hanging his head over the half stall door in t... View more info

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Silver Snaffles

By: Cumming, Primrose

Price: $150.00

Publisher: England, Blackie & Son Ltd.: 1937

Seller Id: 46600

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth hardcover with white title on front board and gilt title on spine. Light color loss to bumped (not rubbed) tips. The cloth on the backstrip shows a couple of dents and one micro break in the cloth that is barely noticeable. Former owner's address label on upper tip of fep, 460 page heavy gage ecru text is tight and bright, inner hinges fine. Originally published in 1937, this is an undated copy with a dedication page after the copyright page that is imprinted by the publisher, To Madeline Percival with the author's love. I don't recall seeing this page in other copies I have ha... View more info

Saddlery

By: Edwards, E. Hartley; Foreword By Lieut.-Colonel Frank Weldon

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46110

ISBN: 0851311512

Condition: Fine


First edition hardcover in blue cloth covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends. 200 pp. without names, tears or soil. Only one vintage bookstore sticker on foot of rear pastedn. Price clipped dj is complete with only a trace of spine sunning, negligible wear at spine ends, now in new mylar and displays well. Essential reference including: Leather/ Metals/ The Bridle/ The Principals and Mechanics of Bitting/ Auxiliaries to the Action of the Bit/ Some Snaffles/ The Double Bridle/ The Pelham/ The Gag/ The Bitless Bridle or Hackamore/ Curb Chains and Other Bit Accessories/ Common Evasions ... View more info

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Saddlery

By: Edwards, E. Hartley; Foreword By Lieut.-Colonel Frank Weldon

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1977

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 25118

Condition: Very Good


Fab orange hardcover in VG dj with sunned spine. Embossed name on fep. 200 pp. Essential reference including: Leather/ Metals/ The Bridle/ The Principals and Mechanics of Bitting/ Auxiliaries to the Action of the Bit/ Some Snaffles/ The Double Bridle/ The Pelham/ The Gag/ The Bitless Bridle or Hackamore/ Curb Chains and Other Bit Accessories/ Common Evasions and Some Remedies/ Schooling Martinagales/ Saddle Trees, Construction and Panels/ Saddle Fitting/ The Modern English Saddle and Its Evolution/ Other Types of Saddles/ Girths and Breastplates/ Stirrup Leathers and Stirrup Irons/ Boots and ... View more info

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Point-to-Point

By: Farrell, M.J.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Farrar & Rinehart: 1933

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 37695

Condition: Good


Green cloth covered boards are cocked and discolored. 280 pp tight w/some marginal soil on a few early leaves. otherwise pages have no tears and are all present. A wonderful story of Irish hunting and racing by Molly Keane, pseudonym M.J. Farrell who also penned Red Letter Days illust by "Snaffles" under the same name. Period chapter book with the following chapters: Pullinstown/ The Villany of Mr. Fox/ The Chase/ Ladies of Templeshambo/ Prime Rogues/ Stranger/ I Praise Not. View more info

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Red Letter Days

By: Farrell, M.J.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 26290

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover written by Molly Keane using the pseudonym M.J. Farrel. Loaded with lovely side saddle beauties, cross country chases and country art by Snaffles. Bumped & rubbed tips, fep removed, former owners inscription on fep, vintage bookstore sticker on rear pastedn. DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction and displays well. View more info

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The Galway Blazers, The County Galway Hunt VHS TAPE

By: Keane, Molly

Price: $38.00

Publisher: NJ, Miller's Harness:

Edition: VHS Tape

Seller Id: VHS37401

Condition: Good


VHS Cassette case is well maintained with only a small scuff on front near the title. This video is a celebration of the Galway hunts 150th anniversary and tells the story of the 'blazers' of today. The hunt dates from the beginning of the 19th century and has established itself as one of the famous Irish Hunts. 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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Osses and Obstacles

By: Snaffles, (Payne, Charlie Johnson

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 23969

Condition: Good


1st edition oversized volume measuring 12 1/2" at the spine edge, has 100 unpaginated leaves without tears or soil. Beige cloth board tips rubbed with slightly darkened beige cloth at extremities. DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction that is darkened w/age but still displays well w/small chips at spine ends. A lovely compilation loaded with full page and vingnette drawings of men and women astride and aside all in search of Charles James and the various natural obstacles encountered by these brave and foolish souls, followed by a short chapter on the hell-raising sport of H... View more info

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Osses and Obstacles

By: Snaffles, (Payne, Charlie Johnson

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 23968

Condition: Very Good


1st edition oversized volume measuring 12 1/2" at the spine edge, has 100 unpaginated leaves without tears or soil. Beige cloth boards show lightly bumped tips (not rubbed through) and slight darkened beige cloth at extremities. Tiny bit of glue rems near foot of spine on front board cloth. Original DJ in new mylar has small chips at spine ends but still displays well. A lovely compilation loaded with full page and vignette drawings of men and women astride and aside all in search of Charles James and the various natural obstacles encountered by these brave and foolish souls, followed by a... View more info

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More Bandobast

By: Snaffles, (Payne, Charlie Johnson

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19224

Condition: Very Good


Light surface wear and soil to cream linen cloth boards, innards fine, no inscriptions, tears or soil. Card laid in stating that the original drawings by "Snaffles" contained in this book will be exhibited during October 1936 at The Sporting Gallery, 70 Jermyn St. London. DJ in acid-free mylar sleeve is a professional reproduction showing only one 1" x 1" bit of loss at foot of rear panel which affects nothing (no text or drawing damaged due to loss). Approx 104 pp with 12 leaves of color mounted plates. Snaffles was born Charlie John Payne in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire ... View more info

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A Half Century of Memories

By: Snaffles, (Payne, Charlie Johnson)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44816

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover with barely a trace of soil board extremities, fep removed, light foxing on paste downs & copyright pp, 95 pp text fine. Original dust wrapper shows bits of loss but still displays well. Fabulous art by Snaffles. Includes fox hunting, pig-sticking, military art and much more. View more info

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On Drag-Hunting

By: Strawson, John

Price: $17.00

Publisher: England, J. A. Allen: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 34871

ISBN: 085131757X

Condition: Near Fine


Fabulous green hardcovers w/lightly bumped tips and spine ends. Unclipped glossy illust dj in new mylar displays beautifully. Illustrated with photos and art plates by Snaffles, Lionel Edwards, John King, Gilbert HOliday and others. 215 pp. Oversized coffee table sized tome will not fit into a flat rate envelope, add'l postage may be required. Chapters include: Drag-hunting - a Prologue/ Horse and Hound/ The Chase/ State of the Game/ The Household Brigade Draghounds, The Royal Artillery Drag/ The Best of my Fun/ Love in the Drag-Hunting Field/ Four-Legged Friends/ Hosses, Dawgs, and Men/ D... View more info

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Snaffles on Hunting

By: Welcome, John; Collens, Rupert; Foreword By Michael Clayton

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, The Lambourne Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 47020

ISBN: 0951369741

Condition: Fine


Gift quality first edition hardcover in navy blue paper covered boards with bright gold titles on frt board and back strip. No names, tears or soil in the 160 page text which is profusely illustrated in color and b/w. Original, un-clipped dust wrapper shows negligible color loss at tips. This is a 'landscape' format volume measuring 9.75" tall x 11.50" wide x .75" thick. This is the third and final volume in the gorgeous and well-reviewed series about British Sporting artists by the authors. Born Charlie Johnson Payne in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire in 1884 and died in Wilts... View more info