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Over The Open Colonial Edition

By: Williams, W. Phillpotts

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, F. V. White & Co: 1897

Seller Id: 44407

Condition: Very Good


Olive green cloth has a scrape on backstrip. Gilt title legible, tips and spine ends show color loss and are bumped but not rubbed through. No Illustrations, not exlib, no DJ. Rare sporting book by the author of "Poems in Pink' and "Plain Poems" and formerly Master and Huntsman of the Netton Harriers. Former owner's pencil name on fep "Buckingham". Few stray short pen & colored pencil marks on frt pastedn. Inner hinges fine. Vintage bookstall circulating library sticker Wyman & Sons Ltd on foot of rear pastedn. Short 1/4 in closed tear at head of blank rep. 294 pp ... 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

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Christopher in His Sporting Jacket

By: Wilson, John (Christopher North)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, McClure, Phillips & Co.: 1901

Edition: Limited

Seller Id: 17636

Condition: Good


1901 Limited edition, one of 2500. 132 pp. Illustrated with un-colored etchings and numerous black and white vignettes. Sporting sketches from the author's boyhood in late 18th century Scotland including fox hunting, shooting and fighting. Red cloth and grey boards, gold and black titles show rubbed corners. Front hinge paper cracked, text tight and bright. Professionally photo-reproduced dj in new mylar has one chip near foot of spine on front board, a 1/2" chip at head of spine and light rubs to corners. View more info

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List of The Wilton Hounds Season 1954-55. August 1954

By: Wilton Hunt Committee Chairman: The Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Dorset, UK, Jamesons' Countryside Press: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44463

Condition: Very Good


Red card covers with handsome fox mask illustration on rear cover. Measures 4.5 in x 3 1/8 in. 9 pp of text. Two staples rusted but no loose leaves. Pencil notes and marginalia do not interfere with the reading. Title pg info: The Wildon Hounds Aubust, 1954. The Property of the Wilton Hunt Committee. Chairman: The Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery; Acting Master: D. E. Main, Esq. Huntsman: Arthur Moody, The Kennels, Wilton, Salisbury. Hon. Secretary: H. M. Trethowan, Esql, Crown Chambers, Salisbury. Kennels, Wilton Salisbury. Telephone: Wilton 3156. Lists 16 couple. Dog hounds in dark print, Bit... View more info

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Foxhunting with Melvin Poe Signed

By: Winants, Peter

Price: $65.00

Publisher: MD, Derrydale Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 15029

ISBN: 1586670972

Condition: As New


Lovely, crisp copy in black cloth boards with gilt titles. SIGNED by Melvin Poe. On the title page: "MELVIN POE HUME, VA 22639". Pictorial dj in new mylar is lovely. 250 pp. A comprehensive work and a must for anyone interested in Virginia hunt history. Foxhunting is in Melvin Poe"s blood. As a child, he hunted with hounds owned by his grandfather and father in Rappahannock County, Virginia, and he became the professional huntsman for the Old Dominion Hounds for 16 seasons and the Orange County Hunt for 27 years. He is now, at age 82, in his eleventh year as huntsman for the ... View more info

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Foxhunting with Melvin Poe

By: Winants, Peter

Price: $75.00

Publisher: MD, Derrydale Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 22974

ISBN: 1586670972

Condition: As New


Lovely, crisp copy in black cloth boards with gilt titles double signed by Melvin Poe. Once on the title page: HAPPY HUNTING MELVIN POE HUME, VA 22639; then again over an early photo of himself with his famous cow horn in the beginning of the text. Pictorial dj in new mylar is lovely. 250 pp. A comprehensive work and a must for anyone interested in Virginia hunt history. Foxhunting is in Melvin Poe"s blood. As a child, he hunted with hounds owned by his grandfather and father in Rappahannock County, Virginia, and he became the professional huntsman for the Old Dominion Hounds for 16 se... View more info

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Mr. Fox How He Went Hunting

By: Wood, Lawson

Price: $45.00

Publisher: England, F. Warne & Co.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44406

Condition: Near Fine


Charming book measures 4" x 4", 12 pp. No date, circa 1920. No names or tears, light surface soil. Two original staples in spine not rusted. There is a rat about so Mr. Fox rounds up his country companions and they ride wooden horses on wheels dressed in formal hunting togs including a side-saddle rabbit huntress. Rat gets away and Mr. Fox has a narrow escape himself in the end. One of the six vintage "Mr" books by Lawson Wood. A perfect holiday treat for a special hunting enthusiast who has it all. View more info

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Horse Nonsense

By: Yeatman, R.J.; Sellar, W.C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1950

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 25149

Condition: Very Good


VG hardcover in very good professionally reproduced dj. Originally published in 1922, this is the 10th printing of 1950. Yellow cloth covered boards moderately soiled, 125 pp text tight with foxed endpps. A book that'll give you a chuckle, it is well illustrated throughout with superb little cartoon style drawings. Compact size to take while traveling. Chapters Include: / BIT 1: The Noble Art. Hypocrisy or the Importance of being Horse-Concious. The Whole Art of Horsemanship Gradually Exploded./ BIT 2: The Noble Animal. Points About the Horse/ G*NTL*M*N, and Artists, prefer Greys/ Shi... View more info

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Fox-Hunting

By: Young, J.R.; Intro By Earl Winterton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.,: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28685

Condition: Very Good +


First edition. Lovely green cloth boards with gilt medallion on frt board of tree and pasture w/billowy clouds in sky, also tree image on backstrip along with bright gilt titles. 172 pp. No inscriptions, tight bright copy, inner hinges fine. Part of the English Heritage Series Edited by Viscount Lee of Fareham and Sir John Squire. Pocket sized volume, perfect to tuck into a bag for travel. Chapters include: The Horse/ The Fox/ On Hounds/ Ancient Days/ Transition/ A Selection of Hunts/ Good Company/ The Hunting Year/ The Perfect Day/ A Note on Books. View more info

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A Field of Horses: The World of Marshall P. Hawkins SIGNED

By: Young, James L. M.F.H.; Foreword by Jaqueline Kennedy Onassis

Price: $65.00

Publisher: TX, Taylor Publishing Co.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 28777

ISBN: 0878336257

Condition: Fine


Signed and dated by author on title page: "With Best Wishes for a Good Life with Horses" Jimmy Young Sept 07". Long 8vo, 192 pp oversized landscape format coffee table book. Fine in near fine price clipped dj. True first edition published by Taylor 1988. A crisp & lovely gift quality hardcover that shows some scratches on the clear dj mylar which look worse than they actually are, due to camera flash. Happy to replace the mylar if requested by buyer. A belting look at a gifted equestrian photographer and his action packed career capturing death defying Grand Prix shots such a... View more info

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A Field Of Horses: The World of Marshall P. Hawkins SIGNED

By: Young, James L. M.F.H.; Foreword by Jaqueline Kennedy Onassis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: MD, The Derrydale Press Foxhunters' Library: 2002

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 17407

ISBN: 1586670956

Condition: Fine


Presentation copy, signed by author on title page: With best wishes for a great life with horse or hound from the author Jimmy Young". Landscape format, 192 pp. 1st Derrydale printing hardcover in unclipped dj in mylar. Text has no former owners marks. Appears unread. DJ Mylar has some light scratches from storage that appear worse then they are due to the camera flash. I'll be happy to swap the dj into a new sleeve if the owner requests. A fabulous look at a gifted equestrian photographer and his action packed career capturing death defying Grand Prix shots such as Rodney Jenkins pi... View more info