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Image for Baily's Hunting Directory with Hunt Maps 1974-75 Number 68 Incorportating Annuaire de La Venerie Francaise

Baily's Hunting Directory with Hunt Maps 1974-75 Number 68 Incorportating Annuaire de La Venerie Francaise

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40015

ISBN: 0851312012

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely square bright copy w/barely bumped tips. 388 pp with few tiny soil spots on blank fep, vintage bookstore sticker on foot of frt pastdn, else crisp and white with three fine condition folding maps present. Gilt titles quite legible. Containing details of Hunts, including their countries, histories, and former Masters, of Foxhounds, Harriers, Beagles, Basset Hounds, Staghounds, Draghounds, and Bloodhounds, in the United Kingdom and Ireland; Hunts of America, the Commonwealth and Europe; and the results of Hound Shows. Unmarked but from the library of William Lay MD, former MFH of Oakbrook... View more info

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Baily's Hunting Directory 1968-69 Vol. 62

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39945

Condition: Near Fine


As new save for vintage bookstore sticker on rear pastedown. Tips and spine ends sharp, pages crisp and white. 371 pg with three fine condition folding maps present. Gilt titles quite legible. Containing details of Hunts, including their countries, histories, and former Masters, of Foxhounds, Harriers, Beagles, Basset Hounds, Staghounds, Draghounds, and Bloodhounds, in the United Kingdom and Ireland; Hunts of America, the Commonwealth and Europe; and the results of Hound Shows. An unmarked copy from the library of William Lay MD, former MFH of Oakbrook Hounds, IL. View more info

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Baily's Hunting Directory 1967-68 Number 61

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $27.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39946

Condition: Near Fine


Fine square bright copy w/former owner's name stamp on frt and rear endpps & pastdns. Tips and spine lightly bumped, 361 pages crisp and white with three fine condition folding maps present. Gilt titles quite legible. Containing details of Hunts, including their countries, histories, and former Masters, of Foxhounds, Harriers, Beagles, Basset Hounds, Staghounds, Draghounds, and Bloodhounds, in the United Kingdom and Ireland; Hunts of America, the Commonwealth and Europe; and the results of Hound Shows. From the library of William Lay MD, former MFH of Oakbrook Hounds, IL. View more info

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Jericho Turnpike The Storied Route Of Foxhunting From New York To Virginia

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $48.00

Publisher: VA, Warrenton Antiquarian Society: 2005

Seller Id: 34868

Condition: Very Good


Really nice oversized paperback with a modicum of loss at lower fore edge of frt cover 1/4" x 3/4". Internally as new 40 pp text crisp, unmarked and loaded with b/w photos throughout. This book, inspired by the 1930 Fortune magazine article, "Jericho Turnpike," is about the migration of foxhunters from New York to Virginia at the beginning of the twentieth century and the legacy that remains today. Chapters include: Jericho Turnpike/ The Jericho Turnpike Revisited/ A Virginia Huntsman, Oscar Beach, The Artwork of Charlotte Nourse/ Hunting on a Budget/ A Modern Budget for t... View more info

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Organizing A Foxhunting Country

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $18.00

Publisher: VA, The American Foxhound Club: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32011

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition stapled paperback in ecru card covers with American Foxhound Club emblem and foxhound head with red titles on cover. 40 pg text appears unread. No names, tears or soil. A Conversation Under the Auspices of The Virginia Foxhound Club and The American Foxhound Club in Conjunction with The Masters of Foxhounds Association of America, Inc. Held at Oatlands A National Trust for Historic Preservation Property Leesburg, Virginia May 25, 1975 View more info

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Organized Foxhunting In America

By: Compliation Authored

Price: $18.00

Publisher: MA, Masters of Foxhounds Association of America:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41590

Condition: Good +


Slim 9 pp rare paperback with split above top staple. Small closed tear at head of frt cover, rubbed cover edges, light soil along spine from handling. No date, circa 1960. Includes: Objective of the Sport/ A Day With Hounds/ Some Common Misconceptions/ The Hunting Country/ Size of Country/ Fox Population/ Landowner Relationship/ Panelling/ Dress. View more info

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Observations on Fox-Hunting

By: Cook, Colonel H.P. 28th Dragoons; Intro by Lord Willoughby de Broke

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold and Co.: 1922

Edition: First Pennant Edition

Seller Id: 32005

Condition: Fair


First printed for the author by William Nicol, London., 1826. This is the New edition printing by Edward Arnold and Co., London 1922. Solid working copy, all there but not pretty. 4to hardcover in orange paper covered boards with gilt fox mask and titles on cover and black cloth spine. Cloth along front gutter is spotted & chipped with small splits. The backstrip holding fine but has areas of loss showing webbing. Corners bumped and rubbed and the boards somewhat soiled. Book now sleeved in clear polyester cover. Inner hinge papers fine, light foxing here and there, 144 page block tight a... View more info

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Hunting In County Kilkenny SIGNED

By: Corballis, Caroline

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Ireland, Castlefield Publications: 1999

Edition: Deluxe Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 44545

ISBN: 0953575004

Condition: Fine


Exceedingly rare work signed by Caroline Corballis on half title pg. Gift quality burgundy leather with bright gilt title. Originally published in 1999 with a dust wrapper, this is a lovely un-jacketed full leather book, also dated 1999, It is a special offering gleaned from the few unbound copies left over after the first run. This book does not say second printing. 287 pp of Kilkenny Hunt history in superb anecdote and illustration from the first master Sir John Power in 1797 to the unexpected death of Victor McCalmont in 1992. The author enjoyed access to many diaries, albums and memoi... View more info

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Hunting In Ireland A Noble Tradition SIGNED

By: Costecalde, Claude Dr.; Gallagher, Jack

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Ireland, Booklink: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller Id: 45004

ISBN: 0955409721

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover showing lightly bumped spine ends from shipping, signed by editor Dr. Claude Costalde on front end paper. International insured shipping on this book is $65. This enormous book cannot ship for the international rate shown. A stunning coffee table sized volume with color photographs on slick boards. 256 glossy, heavy stock pages with multiple full color photos throughout. We are sole distributors, selected by editor Dr. Claude Costecalde to represent his book in the United States. It is now sold out in Ireland and we stock the only remaining new copies and it will not b... View more info

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Horse Sense & Sensibility

By: Crascredo

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46342

Condition: Good +


First edition in irregularly sunned, ruled frame, green cloth covered boards with bright gilt title on cover, backstrip darkened with title barely legible, board tips fairly sharp, spine ends bumped and lightly rubbed. The 125 page text is tight and crisp with quite a bit of foxing and age-toning on end papers fore & aft, title page and in margins mostly in later chapters, pp 97- end of book. No illustrations affected. Priced accordingly. Dj in mylar is a professional reproduction which shows a 1/2" closed tear at head of frt panel and color loss at upper tip, rear panel is solid ye... View more info

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22 Striking Stories About Horses & Men

By: Creamer, Jack

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Coward-McCann, Inc: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44259

Condition: Near Fine


A wonderful hardcover copy in gift and collectible condition with sharp tips and spine ends. Lovely illustrated endpapers in brn/white. 309 pp compilation with an intro by Creamer. Many authors included about horse racing, foxhunting. Professionally reproduced dj shows small chip at lower fore edge of frt bd and another at foot of spine w/no loss to text. DJ displays well in new mylar. No names, tears or soil in the book. John Taintor Foote, David Gray, E.OE. Somerville and Martin Ross and Others View more info

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Sport Is Where You Find It SIGNED, LIMITED, NUMBERED EDITION

By: Crowe, Philip K. Illust By Paul Brown

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Van Nostrand Company Inc: 1953

Edition: First Numbered, Limited Signed E

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 36539

Condition: Near Fine


Limited, numbered, signed by author. #90 out of 1475 copies. Fine green cloth with very light sunning on upper edge of boards, tips and spine ends sharp. Bright gilt horse & rider illust on cover, spine with green title box and gilt titles has been sunned but all is more than legible. Text tight and crisp with author's name on fep. Not dedicated to anyone in particular. Illustrated dj is a professional reproduction that shows very light wear at tips, few age spots on rear panel and displays beautifully in new mylar. The author takes you to China, India, England, Alaska, Indo-China, Nantucket, ... View more info

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Riding To Hounds

By: Cubitt, Colonel The Hon. C. Guy, D.S.O., T.D., D.L. (Life President of the Pony Club)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: England, The British Horse Society (Incorporating The Pony Club): 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 44381

Condition: Very Good +


Age-toned and lightly soiled white background b/w photo illustrated card covers with bright titles. Inside cov has yellowed address label. A charming little book of 19 pp written in lovely 1960s British style. Frontis is of a small boy wearing a kilt being greeted by a foxhound who has his frt paws just about up to the boy's shoulders. A compact volume but packed with practical advice applicable yesterday as today for proper conduct in and around the field. Recommended reading for anyone new to foxhunting or who just wants to better appreciate watching or following by car. View more info

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Riding To Hounds

By: Cubitt, Colonel The Hon. C. Guy, D.S.O., T.D., D.L. (Life President of the Pony Club)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: England, The British Horse Society (Incorporating The Pony Club): 1963

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 44005

Condition: Good +


2nd printing paperback in age-toned and lightly soiled white background b/w photo illustrated card covers with bright titles. Blank white rear cover shows watermark on less than 1/4 of the rear, plus a small abrasion which has been reinforced on the inside rear cover w/a bit of clear archival cello tape. Last page also abraded at head but no text affected and no watermarks within anywhere. A charming little book of 19 pp written in lovely 1960s British style. Frontis is of a small boy wearing a kilt being greeted by a foxhound who has his frt paws just about up to the boy's shoulders. A co... View more info

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The Hunting Tours of Surtees (Creator of Jorrocks) Limited Numbered Edition

By: Cuming, E.D.; Illust G. Denholm Armour

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, William Blackwood and Sons: 1927

Edition: First Limited Numbered Edition

Seller Id: 31413

Condition: Fair


Limited numbered edition. Limited to 230 copies of which this is #77. Red cloth boards with beveled edges, spine titles dulled but legible. Mottling around edges of boards, spine discolored. Internally crisp and clean. 332 deckle edge pages of heavy stock. 8 color plates and 20 half-tone tipped-in plates, all present and in fine order. No watermarks, musty smells or foxing. Hinges fine, brilliant copy inside. Rare and humorous "Selections from Surtees' Hunting tours . [Papers contributed to the Sporting magazine and the New sporting magazine, 1829-1832]". View more info

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Fox And Hounds The British Sport Series

By: Cuming, E.D.; Illust G. Denholm Armour

Price: $25.00

Publisher: England, Hodder and Stoughton: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 17603

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover circa 1913. Tan boards with lightly soiled cream quarter bound paper over backstrip. Pasted on title label complete also lightly soiled. Corners bumped and rubbed, spine ends chipped. 63 pg text of heavy ecru stock is tight, bright and unmarked save for tiny vintage bookstore sticker on rear paste down. No date, circa 1920. 4 gorgeous colored tipped in plates plus many line vignettes throughout. Uncommon title includes: Fox Hunting (3/4 of the book) and Coursing. View more info

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Riding Recollections and Turf Stories

By: Custance, Henry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28459

Condition: Fair


Boards bumped at extremities, gilt illustration of galloping jockeys and horses on slightly age-toned ft cover, internally tight and bright w/teal endpapers and gift dedication on half title page. Moderate foxing on outer leaves and tissue guarded frontis. Backstrip of cloth slightly abraded from storage but displays OK on the shelf. Accounts of the authors exploits and reminiscences at the track and in the hunt field. 304 pp. View more info

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The Sports Library Riding, Driving and Kindred Sports

By: Dale, T. F.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44351

Condition: Good +


Not ex-lib. Solid reading copy in light green cloth with brn titles, cloth frayed at tips and spine ends, lifting from boards a bit, Well protected in clear mylar sleeve. Rear hinge paper cracked, frt fine, page block holding tight. 207 pp. Tissue-guarded frontis present. In a series intended as a kind of "cheap Badminton Library" for younger, less affluent sportsmen of the coming 20th century. The "kindred sports" are polo, hog- and jackal-hunting, and horse racing. With a chapter on riding and hunting for women. View more info

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Fox Hunting for Children and Other Simple Tales SIGNED

By: Dalesman

Price: $75.00

Publisher: England, The Abbey Press: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 23494

Condition: Very Good


1st edition signed and dedicated by the author on the fep: " Best Wishes & Fond Remembrance of the Rotte Valley. Dalesman April 1968 Cumberland". Light green boards with dark green cloth spine slightly marked but display well. DJ in new mylar is a photo-reproduced copy. 140 tight and bright pages without soil or tears. This book has various stories that will charm the lover of field sports everywhere. Not just for children, the list of contents is as follows: Preface/ This Foxhunting (For Children)/ Tale of Captain O'Ruffian and the Beagles/ The Land of Aipolas/ The Master and the ... View more info

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Martha Doyle And Other Sporting Memories

By: Danielson, Richard E.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, The Derrydale Press: 1938

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Seller Id: 44670

Condition: Very Good


Numbered, Limited edition #226 of a run of 1250 copies. Lovely tight, bright red cloth hardcover with gilt illustrated title plate on front cover and somewhat faded back strip. 152 pp deckle edged text fine, no inscriptions. Many wonderful tales and yarns of the chase, angling, hunting, etc. Beginning with the story of Martha Doyle which is about the author's beloved hunting mare and two other favorite equines. Contents: Three Horses: Martha Doyle - Waynefleet - Banbury Cross / On Starting a Hunt/ Angling Heresies/ Firing/ Nighmare/ Hounds and Dogs/ On Losing Your Nerve/ The Paynim, New ... View more info