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My Hunting Sketch Book

By: Edwards, Lionel R.I.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45194

Condition: Fair


Oversized 1st edition hardcover in beige cloth. Serviceable reading copy is soiled and rubbed along backstrip. Small hole size of icepick poked through front board and most pages (tipped in art unaffected). 28 pp. Inner hinge starting at foot of front but page block holding fine. Professionally reproduced dj has small chips at spine ends but displays well in new mylar. F ifteen tipped-in colour plates and drawings to tail of pages, with 'handwritten' titles to images. Hunts included are: The Cottesmore, The Whaddon Chase and The York and Ainsty. View more info

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Seen From The Saddle

By: Edwards, Lionel R.I.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45193

Condition: Very Good


Oversized green cloth hardcover first edition. Cloth lightly soiled near foot of both boards (no water damage), no names or tears. Foxed endpps, remainder clean. Original age-toned dust wrapper has soil and chips including three pieces missing from backstrip but is now protected in new mylar. A book of illustrations and descriptions of over 14 hunts in England, Ireland and Scotland. Unpaginated. 45 full-page b&w drawings by Edwards, opposite each of which is a half page of text on that particular Hunt; each text page also carries a small line drawing by Edwards View more info

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Seen From The Saddle

By: Edwards, Lionel R.I.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45017

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition oversized hardcover in green cloth with gilt title spine, no dj. Faint dust mark half inch up from foot of frt board. Former owners name on fep. Foxed fep, remainder clean. A book of illustrations and descriptions of over 14 hunts in England, Ireland and Scotland. Unpaginated. 45 full-page b&w drawings by Edwards, opposite each of which is a half page of text on that particular Hunt and each text page also carries a small line drawing by Edwards View more info

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My Hunting Sketch Book Vols I & II

By: Edwards, Lionel R.I.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 47067

Condition: Very Good


Oversized 1st edition hardcovers in beige linen cloth with pasted on labels on each volume. Solid copies with rubbed spine ends and a few small splits in the cloth along the backstrips. Books now in protective clear mylar. This is a matched set, together since purchase with equal wear and same attractive armorial bookplate of W.S. Jones with b/w illustration of lion rampant and scrolling border with the following Latin phrase underneath: Pax Hospita Ruris = The peace of the country enterteineth. Both vols have tipped-in color plates with 'handwritten' pencil titles to images. Hunts inc... View more info

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Hunting Countries

By: Edwards, Lionel R.I.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, Ltd: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40305

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant 1st edition paperback of a very uncommon collection of hunting art by L.E. in ecru card covers. No date, circa 1930's, 48 pp. One print of each hunt save for two each of The Buccleuch and two of The Bicester. Printed on glossy white paper, each print measures 3 x 4.5" with title and location below in a white border, entire page measures 4.75 x 7 1/4". A sample art catalog of a series of Hunting Pictures in color from original drawings by Lionel Edwards. The prices listed on page one take our breath away! Remarque Proofs, limited to 50 copies of each were View more info

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A Leicestershire Sketch Book

By: Edwards, Lionel, R.I.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, The Haggerston Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44453

ISBN: 1869812077

Condition: Fine


Fine1st edition hardcover in green boards with sharp tips and spine ends. Glorious color plates and a multitude of pencil sketches within the pristine 109 pg text. This new edition of Lionel Edwards' book, first published in 1935, powerfully evokes the flavor of the inter-war years, even down to the 'new' conveniences of motorized horseboxes and public telephones, which helped to avoid the long ride home. The countries, and some of the characters, from a great period of the Quorn, Cottesmore, Belvoir, Fernie and South Atherstone leap off the page. View more info

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Famous Foxhunters

By: Edwards, Lionel, R.I., R.C.A.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode Limited: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45640

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in burgundy cloth boards with bright gilt titles. Age-toned professionally reproduced dust wrapper is quite dark on backstrip. Book is in VG shape but quite foxed on endpps and prelims as well as the verso blank plates Spine ends and lower frt board tip bumped, rest brushed. 103 pp with 33 plates by Edwards. Inner hinges fine, still a presentable copy despite flaws. Includes: Preface/ Intro/ Thomas William Coke, Ist Earl of Leicester/ Lord Darlington, 1st Duke of Cleveland/ John Warde/ Sir Thomas Mostyn/ "Gentleman" Shaw/ With Sir Thomas Mostyn's Hounds/ The... View more info

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A Sportsman's Bag

By: Edwards, Lionel; with an Intro by Crascredo

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Ltd.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44425

Condition: Very Good +


First regular edition in VG green cloth with bright gilt titles. Slight rubbing to extrems and bit of mottling to head of frt bd and outer edge of rear bd. No names, tears or soil but moderate foxing (one or two small specs in some plate margins but no plates affected and all plates are present). A superb gallery of Lionel's brush featuring field sports with plates having a comment by Lionel himself. List of Plates: His Grace The Duke of Beaufort, M..F.H. on Oxo (Frontispiece)/ Cubbing in the Woodlands/ The King's Highway/ Rounding Tattenham Corner/ The Off Season/ The Waters of Lethe/ Th... View more info

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British Sporting Paintings The Paul Mellon Collection in The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. NF 1st ED/HB/DJ

By: Egerton, Judy

Price: $28.00

Publisher: VA, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 47040

ISBN: 0917046242

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant copy in grey cloth boards with gilt titles and wheat sheaves on frt board. Tips and spine ends sharp. un-clipped dj in new mylar shows negligible color loss from storage. As published errata slip present, as well as a page from the Virginia horse country magazine telling of the passing of Paul Mellon in 1999. Interestingly, the verso of this article has a nice short piece on sporting artist, Franklin Voss, FYI. 87 pg text is crisp and unmarked. Landscape format coffee table book measures: 11 1/4" long x 8 3/4" tall. 43 color plates followed by 120 monochrome. A stunn... View more info

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A Fox Hunter's Scrapbook SIGNED

By: Enders, John O.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: CT, Privately Printed: 1945

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 31427

Condition: Very Good +


Foxhunting with hounds on foot. Signed/dated by author on half title page, limited to 500 copies, this is hand-numbered #204. Illustrated with b/w photos. Red cloth boards with gilt fox mask on cover VG. Fep neatly removed. 162 pp. Author's reminiscences with fox and hounds and sporting characters of the day. View more info

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Pamela and Her Pony Flash

By: Fachiri, Antonio P.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker Ltd: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44680

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in red cloth boards with bumped spine ends, tips still sharp. Tidy gift ded on fep. Professionally reproduced full color, unclipped dj in new mylar shows chips at spine ends and soil on rear panel but displays well in new mylar from the frt. Half of the word Pamela and publisher if there was one is missing from the dj back strip. Illust with b/w photos. 62 pp. Last page of text age toned from dj flap laying against it, remainder of text clear. Hinges fine on this collectible true tale of a horse crazy little girl who was given a pony named Flash and thereafter became... 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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Side Saddle For Dandy

By: Faulkner, Nancy

Price: $48.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46705

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in brown tweedy looking paper covered boards showing bumped spine ends, board tips fairly sharp with color loss only. Christmas gift presentation on fep from previous owner dated 1954. Book is now in a unclipped pictorial facsimile dj with light cup ring shaped paper pull on frt panel and wear/chips at corners. Book and jacket display well in new mylar sleeve. No tears or soil within the 214 page text, page block tight and bright. Fictional story for young and old. When Dandy's posh Aunt shows up and declares that she has no more manners than a mongrel puppy, t... View more info

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The Blean Beagles and Tickham Foxhounds

By: Fawcett, William

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, The Hunts Association: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44292

Condition: Very Good


1st printing rare stapled 22 pp paperback in lightly surface soiled card covers with black titles and red hare running on frt cov. Local adverts in red & blue ink on inside covers. Several pages at frt, rear and within of b/w adverts. Illust w/vintage b/w photos. First & last pg lightly foxed, internals fine. Actual book pages begin with a list of hunting calls on pg 6 and ends on pg 18. Staples slightly rusted, centerfold slightly soiled at inner margins. A pg of principal meeting places of the Bleen Beagles is included along with the Ten Commandments of Foxhunting. A 5 pg history of t... View more info

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Saddle-Room Sayings with Topics, Anedotes, and Stories of the Hunter, in Paddock, Stable, and Hunting Field

By: Fawcett, William

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Company Ltd: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38144

Condition: Very Good


Brown hardcover with bronze lettering has minimal wear with upper tip scuffed with color loss. Unclipped dj has several open tears & creases that have color loss. 124 pp. A wonderful tale of the life of the hunter, as a foal, as an unfinished youngster, as a leggy three-year-old, till he reaches the apex of his career - the hunting-field. View more info

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Master Reynard The History of a Fox

By: Fielding, Jane

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, A.L. Chatterton Co.: 1913

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 40989

Condition: Good +


Good solid yellow cloth hardcover with paste on art plate of red fox chasing after a hare in the snow. Cocvers soiled and illustration scratched but good and clean inside. Professionally reproduced color illustrated dj is from the Donohue publication of the same year with cover arrt w/comic drawn dressed fox diging by a tree stump while a honey bee looks on. Corners chipped and beige background surface soiled but still displays well in new mylar. From Animal Autobiographies originally by J.C. Tregarthen, revised by Jane Fielding. Story told in first 'fox person' of the life of a red fox. View more info

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Queer Horses and Queer People

By: Fitch, C. G.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blacklett, Ltd: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38562

Condition: Very Good


Ex-lib with typical imperfections, pocket pulled but all pages present. Green cloth with tips and spine ends slightly bumped. Cloth at outer hinges/gutters worn but not broken. Gilt title on backstrip worn but legible. 202 pp ext is clean with cracked spine but all pages tight. Uncommon DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction and displays beautifully. Author of "The Handling and General Management of the Thoroughbred Stallion" writes this time on his reminiscences astride and afoot in the horse world of the 1920's - 1940's. The autobiography of a man who has spent most o... View more info

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Hounds, Gentlemen, Please!

By: Forbes, Commander W.B., R.N. (Maintop); Intro By The Marquis of Waterford

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44895

Condition: Good +


1st edition in red cloth with gilt titles, sunned on spine but bright on frt board. Cloth bumped at tips, head of spine cloth has two small tears from pulling off the shelf, one small chip out of lower board and three small breaks in cloth at foot. Text is tight and bright with tasteful vintage bookplate of Arthur Dickson on frt paste down. 29 b/w plates. Foxhunting history, how-to's and lore from an avid lover of the chase. 362 pp plus adverts. Chapters include: Hounds, Gentlemen, Please!/ On Going to Covert/ A Plea For Interest in Hounds/ Field Masters and Huntsmen: Amateur and Professio... View more info

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Catch a Little Fox

By: Fortunata

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 21058

Condition: Very Good +


Very good first edition soft cover showing light corner wear, former owner's name on title page which is starting at the foot 1", else fine. A-Hunting we will go lyrics and music on back cover. View more info

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The Foxhound Kennel Stud Book of America Volume XLII (42) 2002

By: Foster, Lt. Col Dennis J., USA (Ret.), ex-MFH

Price: $28.00

Publisher: VA, Masters of Foxhounds Association of America: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43997

Condition: Fine


First edition, first printing 2003. Fine shape paperback in red illust card covers with lightly sunned spine appears unread. No names, tears, soil, underlining or marginal notes. 146 pp. Contents: Abbreviations/ Packs Not Represented/ Additions and Corrections/ Breed Classifications/ American Foxhound Section/ English Foxhound Section/ Cross-bred Foxhound Section/ British Sires and Dams/ Outside Sires and Dams. View more info