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The Chace, The Road and the Turf

By: Apperley, Charles James "Nimrod

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1851

Edition: New Edition

Seller Id: 29220

Condition: Good


Leather backstrip and corners w/marbled paper covered boards. Tips rubbed, gilt title and 5 decorative raised bands on spine. Lovely to hold. Innards tight and bright w/tasteful bookplate and partial vintage bookstore sticker on marbled, foxed endpapers and Christmas 1851 ownership sig on blank fep. 144 pg page block tight, some leaves uncut. View more info

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The Chace

By: Apperley, Charles James "Nimrod" Introduction By Owen Culbertson

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, William Farquhar Payson: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46826

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth spine over green paper covered boards with paper label. Green boards with small red vignette of fox head on frt cover. Spine tips show faint color loss but are in no way "rubbed through" , book tips still sharp. w/tidy former owner's book plate on frt pastedown. 64 pp, black and white illustrations and decorative chapter headings. First Separate Publication. Originally published in 1837, "The Chase" originally appeared in the London Quarterly Review under the title "On English Fox hunting." As Surtees records, it was immediately "a great hit" and... 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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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 Hunting Countries of Great Britain 2 Volume Set Parts I, II, III, IV, V, & VI

By: Brooksby; AKA: Elmhirst, Captain Pennell

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Horace Cox: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46319

Condition: Good


Set of two volumes, Vol I, Parts I, II, & III published 1882, 405 pp. Vol II, Parts IV, V, & VI published 1883, 417 pp plus 32 pp of adverts and index. A 'newly' married set, all there but not pretty. Volume I in lighter red cloth with surface soiled cloth but has lovely vintage ads from a pair of London outfitters both peddling waterproofed & ventilated hunting coats: Edmiston & Son, Pall Mall, and J. C. Cording & Co., Picadilly. Both books are bound in red cloth with gilt titles and fox mask/whip on frt boards, tips bumped and brushed but no major rub through. Vol I's cloth is qu... View more info

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The Hunting Countries of Great Britain 2 Volume Set Parts I, II, III, IV, V, & VI

By: Brooksby; Elmhirst, Captain Pennell

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Horace Cox: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38543

Condition: Good


Set of two volumes, Vol I, Parts I, II, & III published 1882, 405 pp. Vol II, Parts IV, V, & VI published 1883, 417 pp plus 32 pp of adverts and index. A 'newly' married set, volume I in darker cloth with surface soil, vol II shows newer plain yellow endpapers rather than the lovely vintage illustrations and adverts present in vol I. Red cloth with bright gilt titles and fox mask/whip on frt boards, tips bumped and rubbed. Vol II has wear along front & rear gutter edges with small splits in the cloth. Internally both vols are tight and bright w/occasional foxing. Vol I w/former owner's ... View more info

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A Box for The Season: Or, Tom Crackenthorpe's Sporting Adventures

By: Clarke, Charles Carlos

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall: 1873

Edition: New Edition

Seller Id: 44249

Condition: Good


Charming hardcover in 3/4 fine leather binding with 5 raised bands & gilt titles. Marbled paper covered boards is surface worn, leather upper tips rubbed through, bottom tips only bumped, Inner hinge cracked at lower 2 inches of text from fep through page 15 only. The leaves are still tight and going nowhere. This is the 'New Edition' of 1873, originally published in a two vol set in 1864. Front pastedown has a large, very attractive, illustrated plate that states: Royal Artillery Regimental Library and it depicts a lion and a unicorn standing on their rear legs with front legs around ... View more info

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The Galway Blazers Memoirs

By: Mahony, Edmund

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Galway, Ireland, Kenny's Bookshops: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 23345

ISBN: 0906312159

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright exlib with fep removed. 125 pp. Unclipped professionally reproduced b/w photo dj in new mylar looks nice and has no library call tags on backstrip. This Memoir is a delightful personal account of the Galway Blazers. Edmond Mahony is a life long foxhunter whose family has been associated with the Galway Blazers for generations, and he is therefore eminently well qualified to write this book. His first close acquaintance with the Galway Blazers was when he was nine years old, and he has "blooded" by Mr. Ikey Bell at his Grandfather's Covert at Ballinderry, Kilconnell. Hi... View more info

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The Chace, The Road and The Turf

By: Nimrod Charles James Apperley; Introduction By W. Shaw Sparrow

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, John Lane, The Bodley Head: 1927

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 17417

Condition: Very Good


Brown scrolled buckram boards with black framed title and call letters on backstrip. Tight, bright retired library copy with a few chips in a couple of the rear page margins from careless opening, no text affected. Fep removed, pocket present. One color plate missing (The Darley Arabian). A new edition with an introduction by W Shaw Sparrow and illustrations after Francis Barlow, George Stubbs, John Wooton, Tom Richardson, Henry Alken, F C Turner, James Pollard, G Harvell, J F Herring, Wildrake & Thomas Bewick. 231pgs. 8 color, 8 monochrome plates. One color plate with a cello tape repaired cl... View more info

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Gone Away with O'Malley

By: O'Malley Knott, M; with Page Cooper

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday, Doran & Co.: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 41499

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality stated first edition hardcover in red cloth boards with browned Knott obit. news clipping laid in. Book lightly sunned at spine showing bumped ends, board tips still sharp. Faint watermark along top edge of boards, 280 page text has top edge dyed red and is tight and bright w/lovely red/white endpapers and dust jacket illustrated by Paul Brown, along with a myriad of black and white line drawings throughout. Professionally photo-reproduced dust jacket in new mylar shows sunned spine and a 1/2 inch chip at head of rear gutter area, some light color loss but no other chips. Displa... View more info

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The Howard County - Iron Bridge Hounds Gala Hunt Ball Program for Saturday, March 19, 2011 Maryland Club, Baltimore, MD

By: The Howard County Iron Bridge Hounds Hunt Club

Price: $8.00

Publisher: MD, Privately Published: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44760

ISBN: 0738587664

Condition: Near Fine


Rare 16 pp stapled card cover large format program for the hunt ball, silent auction & guest speakers. Illustrated with many b/w captioned photographs and a couple of drawn maps. Rear cover has a lovely full pg b/w photo of hounds running in show and a full length 5 paragraph poems entitled The Game Of Our Hearts by William Henry Ogilvie from 1920. Iron Bridge Hounds current hunt staff members are: Masters of Foxhounds: Roger I. Scullin, MFH & Donald R. Reuwer, Jr., MFH/ Professional Staff: David Pickett: Huntsman; Kelly Burdge, First Whipper-In. Honorary Staff: Dale Proctor, Lisa Reid, Rich R... View more info

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Hunting Sketches

By: Trollope, Anthony; Intro By Lionel Edwards R.I.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, The John Day Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38911

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover Illustrated throughout with numerous pencil sketches by Lionel Edwards. Fine red cloth boards with bright gilt titles in very good, price clipped dust jacket with a crescent shaped chip at the lower fore-edge of frt dj panel, 1 inch closed tear at head of rear panel. Illust cream/red endpapers by Edwards. Internally fine, crisp and unmarked. 141 pp. Hunting Sketches first appeared in print in the Pall Mall Gazette in 1865 and were subsequently published in book form in the same year. In the eighty-seven years since there has been only one other edition, and the present r... View more info