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Little Charlie, The Fox

By: van Urk, J. Blan; Foreword by Harry I. Nicholas, Jr., President MFA

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Delaware, Serendipity Press: 1977

Edition: Limited First Edition

Seller Id: 46460

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality hardcover in red leather covered boards with silver titles on cover & spine. This is an un-numbered limited edition of one thousand copies. Board tips and spine ends sharp, one micro poke through frt gutter approx 2" up from foot the size of a writing pen tip along with an almost 1" tear in dust jacket that sits on top of this area, from, perhaps, a fingernail. No names, tears or soil within the 147pp text. Unclipped original dust wrapper is faintly sunned on backstrip and besides the now closed tear at gutter (clear cello tape behind it on the jacket), one micro soil... View more info

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John Board's Practical Horsemanship in Show and Field

By: Venables, Hugh; Board, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: England, Paperfronts: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 23304

Condition: Very Good


Moderate surface wear and soil from storage, text tight and bright w/name and address on half title page. A non-descript book from the outside but the abundance of charming, accurate and sometimes hilarious line drawings by John Board make this one a real sleeper. A full third of the books 157 pp text concerns itself with fox hunting. Also covers Elementary Equitation, Point-to-Point racing, Dressage & Showing. This one is not to be missed. Back-pocket sized entertainment, perfect for travel or anywhere you find yourself with a few minutes to fill. View more info

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The History and Romance of the Horse

By: Vernon, Arthur

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Halcyon House: 1941

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 40789

Condition: Near Fine


Very good reprint hardcover in mustard yellow cloth boards with illustration in a circle of a horsehead on frt panel, no dj. Spine w/brown framed title slightly sunned, Tips and spine ends barely brushed, not frayed. Thick volume of 525 pp. Former owners name stamp on age toned frt paste down. Well illustrated in b/w. Comprehensive history of the horse from the dawn of man to today (c1939). Very attractive, gift quality volume. An amazing chronological history of the horse including descriptions of famous horses in history. View more info

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Breeding a Pack of Foxhounds A Conversation Under the Auspices of The Masters of Foxhounds Association of America and The American Foxhound Club at The Union Club NY Jan 25th 1974

By: Wallace, Captain R.E., M.F.H., Brainard, William W., M.F.H.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: VA, The American Foxhound Club: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40929

Condition: Near Fine


Tight bright 38 pg copy with very light soil on cover. See image. A series of questions poised at Ronnie Wallace who stood in for The Duke of Beaufort who was originally booked to sit at this panel but suffered a shoulder injury prior to the gathering and was unable to make the event. William Brainard Jr. also sat on the panel and answered questions from various MFH's such as Alexander Mackay-Smith, Harold Ramser, Clinton Pitts, Charles Kindersley, Robert Y White and others. View more info

Breeding a Pack of Foxhounds A Conversation Under the Auspices of The Masters of Foxhounds Association of America and The American Foxhound Club at The Union Club NY Jan 25th 1974

By: Wallace, Captain R.E., M.F.H., Brainard, William W., M.F.H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: VA, The American Foxhound Club: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28469

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright 38 pg copy with light soil on cover. A series of questions poised at Ronnie Wallace who stood in for The Duke of Beaufort who was originally booked to sit at this panel but suffered a shoulder injury prior to the gathering and was unable to make the event. William Brainard Jr. also sat on the panel and answered questions from various MFH's such as Alexander Mackay-Smith, Harold Ramser, Clinton Pitts, Charles Kindersley, Robert Y White and others. View more info

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Hunting The Fox A Panel Forum Discussion 1971

By: Wallace, R. E., M.F.H.; Ryan, Mr.; Wadsworth, William P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: VA, The American Foxhound Club: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28226

Condition: Good


1st edition card cover paperback with 71 pp with one note written on last page. Tight bright copy with soiled cover w/cup rings and pencil notes on frt cover, few ink doodles on rear cover. Rare foxhunting item. A Panel forum discussion under the auspices of The American Foxhound Club and the Virginia Foxhound Club in Conjunction with The Masters of Foxhounds Association of America Held at Oatlands, Leesburg, VA May 29, 1971. A series of questions posed to the three authors listed above pertaining to the goings on in the day of a foxhunt. Questions posed by various M.F.H. retired and active... View more info

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Hunting The Fox A Panel Forum Discussion 1971

By: Wallace, R. E., M.F.H.; Ryan, Mr.; Wadsworth, William P.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: VA, The American Foxhound Club: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41593

Condition: Good


Cream card cover paperback with smoke darkened periphery of covers, text tight and bright. 71 pp. Solid copy of a much sought foundation volume on the sport of fox hunting. A Panel forum discussion under the auspices of The American Foxhound Club and the Virginia Foxhound Club in Conjunction with The Masters of Foxhounds Association of America Held at Oatlands, Leesburg, VA May 29, 1971. A series of questions posed to the three authors listed above pertaining to the goings on in the day of a foxhunt. Questions posed by various M.F.H. retired and active of the day suck as Dean Bedford, Sherman ... View more info

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Across Country

By: Wanderer; D'Avigdor , Elim H.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury, Agnew & Co.: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46239

Condition: Good


Rebound first edition hardcover in gilt and black blindstamped decorative burgundy cloth showing hunt scene on frt board, and what was left, about half of backstrip. Spine ends sharp, beveled board tips bumped and lightly rubbed. Inner hinges fine, 361 page block tight, former owner's embossed stamp and 1 inch closed tear at foot on fep. Hand colored illustrations on stiff card show some foxing in margins of a couple of the 22 color plates by Georgina Bowers. A period story of the chase. View more info

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In The Pink or The Little Muchley Run

By: Watson, Frederick

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, H. F. & G. Witherby: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43430

Condition: Good


First edition 1932. Publisher's original black cloth boards are piped and lettered in red with fox mask cover. Cloth is worn and much of this red lettering is missing. Text is tight, crisp and bright. Professionally reproduced illustrated dust wrapper displays well in new mylar. Watson has done it again, he's produced a book that combines a riveting account of days afield, melded with a razor sharp wit and ease of presentation culminating in a book one just cannot put down. 123 pp of classic sport relayed with a freshness and sense of humor unmatched in 'unting circles. If you've not enjoy... View more info

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The Book of Foxhunting

By: Watson, J.N.P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford Limited: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46975

ISBN: 0713408073

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition hardcover in green paper covered boards with sharp tips and bumped spine ends. These softly bumped spine ends are all that keep this book from being classified as being 'As New'. Original, price-clipped, color photo-illustrated dust wrapper has no chips or tears, displays beautifully in new mylar with a throng of pink-coated riders on a road with the hounds and the fields in the background. One of the most-sought books, a primer on fox hunting for the beginner and the experienced hunter will find the review refreshing. No names, tears or soil in the 240 pp text w... View more info

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Hound & Horn

By: Weidner, Ruth Irwin; Intro by William Secord; Designed by Keith Helmetag

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, The Dog Museum of America:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44665

Condition: Very Good


Undated stapled 24 pp paperback vertically creased. No names, tears or soil. Circa 2000. An illustrated catalogue issued to accompany an exhibit of paintings, drawings, sculpture, and decorative arts related to fox hunting. Offered by a full time, professional bookseller, members of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association since its inception. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. View more info

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Riding Recollections

By: Whyte-Melville, G. J.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co., Limited: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46939

Condition: Very Good


Truly rare edition with a very attractive cover. No date but consensus seems to be 1890. Illustrated hardcover boards feature a gorgeous illustration of a pink-coated, ginger-haired foxhunter with a long red beard and handlebar mustache galloping cross country after hounds under a cloudy sky on a dapple grey horse. Illustrated cream background rear board has an advert for Ladies skin cream Larola. Peacock-navy blue cloth backstrip with bright gilt title, name & publisher. Book extremities rubbed with color and paper loss, spine ends bumped with two tiny splits starting in the cloth but sti... View more info

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Riding Recollections

By: Whyte-Melville, G. J.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall: 1878

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller Id: 46978

Condition: Good


Third edition 1978 hardcover with an attractive double bridle & spur embossed into the frt board. Red cloth covered boards double ruled in black, with good gilt still visible on the darkened backstrip. Book extremities bumped with upper tips lightly rubbed and spine end cloth split and frayed. Red cloth grubby in places but still a desirable personal working copy. Three names on front endpapers, small water stain on foot of frt and rear endpapers showing some red color bleed from the fabric. Front mark continues only to the contents page, rear mark extends about 10 pages in from rear boa... View more info

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Digby Grand

By: Whyte-Melville, G. J.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1890

Edition: New Edition

Seller Id: 46992

Condition: Very Good


New edition hardcover in fine leather binding. Originally released in installments within 'Fraser's Magazine" in the early 19th century, the favorable reception of 'Digby Grand' during it's publication induced the Author to present this work to the public in a complete form in 1853. This is the new edition of 1890. Red/tan marbled boards quarter bound in red morocco leather with bright gilt spine title and author's name in two of six spine compartments separated by raised bands. There is some water spotting on this backstrip, but it still displays well on the shelf with the bright g... View more info

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Songs & Verses

By: Whyte-Melville, G.J.; Illust Lionel Edwards

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Company Ltd: 1926

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 40027

Condition: Very Good


Lovely 2nd printing hardcover in navy blue cloth with bright gilt titles on frt board and backstrip. Corners bumped showing color loss but no major rubbing. Cloth on boards not pulled as tight as it could be, bit of wavyness but nothing offensive. Pictorial dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction that displays well and will keep this book in fine form. Text unmarked save for age toning on end pages. Most of the colored tipped-in plates on heavy brown card stock by Lionel Edwards are in fine condition save for one with a faint crease (no chipped edges) and one plate shows some crea... View more info

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My Favourite Horse Stories

By: Williams, Dorian

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Lutterworth Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 13962

ISBN: 0718814215

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover, no jacket. Lightly brushed tips, somewhat yellowed spine and head of boards. 160 pp text as new with some nice b/w sketches to begin each story. A selection of 15 short stories about horses. These stories were compiled by Dorian Williams, a famous writer on horse, more so in Great Britain than in the United States. One of the stories included is Scene 7, Act III, of Henry V by William Shakespeare. Some of the stories are abridgments of well known whole books on horses. Author's included are: Colin O'Leary/ Monica Dickens/ Dick Francis/ John Hislop, Leo Tolstoy, Viscoun... View more info

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Pendley and a Pack of Hounds

By: Williams, Dorian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Hoddder and Stoughton Ltd.: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44138

Condition: Very Good


1st edition in green cloth with light sunning along top edge, tips still sharp but do show some breaks in cloth from storage. Unclipped dj is very tatty and splotchy w/color loss and chips, especially on backstrip but title remains legible. 191 pp text crisp and tight w/ former owners bookplate on fep and small paper pull on rear pastedn. Solid reading copy of Dorian Williams biography. A well known show-jumping commentator and the author of Clear Round, the story of British show-jumping. Hunting and television are two of his self-described "four life interests" will surprise nobod... View more info

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My Favourite Horse Stories

By: Williams, Dorian

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, The Hamlyn Publishing Group: 1976

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 46354

ISBN: 0600362329

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality paperback is the third printing of the first edition with negligible color loss at periphery from storage. No creases on the glossy color photo illustrated card covers with wrap around art of a pair of bay Clydesdale mares and their foals at pasture. 158 pp text appears unread. Dorian Williams, long known for his association with horses in Britain, presents his choice of favorite horse stories, and Shakespeare, Tolstoy, Monica Dickens and Con O'Leary are only a few of the writers who appear within. There are tales about fox hunting, racing and gymkhanas, a Dick Francis thrille... View more info

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Riding "Play the Game" Series in DJ

By: Williams, Mrs. V.D.S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Educational Productions Ltd: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27861

Condition: Very Good


Rare first edition in buff colored hardcover boards with lightly rubbed tips. Ever so slight insect damage on front board fore edge (few specs), No names tears or soil on the crisp text. Original dust wrapper in new mylar is very lightly sunned along top edge and shows bits of loss at extremites, but remains bright in brown and primary yellow colors. 126 pg collectible volume of equestrian horsemanship: Contents: First Principles, Paces of the Horse, Equipment, Care of the Horse, Recreation and Sport, More Advanced Horsemanship. View more info

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Riding "Play the Game" Series Published for the British Horse Society

By: Williams, Mrs. V.D.S.; Foreword By M. P. Ansell, Chairman British Horse Society

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Educational Productions Ltd: 1966

Edition: Third Edition

Seller Id: 39078

ISBN: 071580152X

Condition: Good


Very good 3rd edition hardcover with yellow paper covered boards showing sharp tips and bumped spine ends. Front end pp neatly excised, light glue marks on endpps. Unclipped original peach background DJ in new mylar with wrap-around art shows color loss and light wear at tips, sunned on spine, still displays ok. 134 pg very well illustrated complete compendium on all aspects of horse care and horsemanship. View more info