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Jack Russell Terriers Today

By: Atter, Sheila

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Howell Book House, Inc: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 37405

ISBN: 0876051948

Condition: Fine

This book is as new save for negligible color loss at the foot of spine. The unclipped dust jacket shows no price and is also beautiful save for micro dent (not a hole) in front hinge area. 192 pages. In this book of the breed, the author traces the Russell's two-hundred-year history, from the Fox terrier bred by Parson Russell to develop the modern Jack Russell. Also features a special study of the working Jack Russell including training techniques; mini-agility techniques; the breed Standard; the Russell in the show ring; much more. View more info

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Lord Henry Bentinck's Foxhounds

By: Bentinck, Lord Charles

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. Ltd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46875

Condition: Very Good

Attractive 1st edition hardcover in taupe cloth covered boards with bumped spine ends and lower tips, brown spine title. No names, tears, or soil in the 145 pg text. Frontis photo and a further 12 b/w photos & 5 fold-out pedigrees. Undated, circa 1930. Lord Henry's list of the most remarkable dogs and bitches in his pack is given here. His hounds were so well thought of and so much used that their blood runs in the veins of the majority of well-bred hounds at the present time. Includes pedigrees of: Lord Ducie's Crazy ('40)/ Mr. Foljambe's Herald ('35)/ Mr. Foljambe's Sparkler ('36)/ Mr. F... View more info

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By: Bigelow, Horatio; Foreword By Col. Harold P. Sheldon

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, The Derrydale Press: 1939

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller Id: 20187

Condition: Very Good +

1st Limited edition hardcover. Corners bumped and lightly rubbed, spine ends a bit more so. Gilt vignette of hunter and dog on cover, somewhat dulled gilt on backstrip. 2" split in leather only (barely noticable) in front gutter. Tiny watermark on foot of page block. Innards fine. 246 pp. Un-numbered limited edition, sporting stories, game bird and deer hunting in the sporting south, includes a chapter on Archibald Rutledge and various recipes for game meats & sauces in rear. Illustrated with photographs. View more info

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Patrick Goes A-Hunting

By: Brann, Esther

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Co.: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44388

Condition: Near Fine

Gift quality collectible first edition in light brown background cloth with cream paper paste on art that matches the dj. Corners sharp, spine ends barely bumped, one tidy, barely noticeable name on illust fep, else, no fault. Not exlib. in new mylar is a professional reproduction that shows light, even surface soil on cream background parts of frt panel. Small chips at tips, peach background rear panel soiled near plain, title-less backstrip. 48 pp. Patrick or Pat for short, was not a hunting dog. He was not a bit like his country cousins, the farm dogs. Their ears were always pr... View more info

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Hounds in the Hills

By: Briggs, Edward A.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: VT, Stephen Daye Press: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36554

Condition: Good

1st edition hardcover is watermarked bu at sound reading copy in brown cloth with brown hound illustration and titles on frt cover. Small closed tear in cloth at head of spine. Book now in removable mylar wrap for protection. 203 pg text wavy but not musty. Bit of age abrasion and tidy owner's name on blank fep. Looks VG on the shelf. Author spent 30 years hunting with hounds. View more info

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Piper's Pony The Story of Patchwork

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44312

Condition: Very Good

True 1st Ed with Scribner's letter A on copyright page. Illust green background boards with green cloth spine. Rubbing and age-toning at extremities, text clean, no marks, coloring, dog eared pages. Not exlib. Hinges tight, 6 closed lower page edge tears measuring 1/2 in to 1in. No loss, not taped. Book now in clear mylar wrap and displays well. Landscape format book is 8 3/4 in tall by 11 1/4 in long by about one inch thick. Unpaginated text. 78 pp. Born to a coal mining pony and sold at a horse fair when he was a weanling to some gypsies. Over the years Patchwork was sold or traded ... View more info

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Diary of a Fox-Hunting Man

By: Carroll, Terrence

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28477

ISBN: 024111361X

Condition: Fine

As new save for tidy owner's name/date on fep. 209 pp. Diary of a Fox-Hunting Man is a full, entertaining and at points penetratingly disturbing account of the sport in the 1980's. It tells how costly, exclusive, exciting and dangerous hunting is; how foxhounds are bred and trained and exactly how foxes are killed. It reveals the delicate intricacies of hunting etiquette, such as always saying 'good-night' when breaking away from a hunt, even in bright daylight. It clarifies the nuances of clothing rules, explaining what kind of hat may be worn with which color coat and why; how a stock shoul... View more info

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The Complete Illustrated Labrador

By: Cartledge, Joe and Liz

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Ebury Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 1365

ISBN: 085223046X

Condition: Very Good

1st edition in glossy illustrated boards show light surface wear, corners bumped, few red paint spots on head of spine area, 135 pp text as new. Great pictorial view of this fine hunting dog and trusted family companion. Complete w/training suggestions and some amazing photos of dogs in flight doing what they do best. Retrieving the prize. View more info

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Puppy Stakes

By: Cavanna, Betty

Price: $28.00

Publisher: PA, The Westminster Press: 1943

Seller Id: 31499

Condition: Good +

Tight bright copy in slightly soiled peach cloth with black cocker spaniel on frt board. Tips and spine ends bumped but not severely rubbed, text tight. NOT exlib. Illustrated by Paul Brown although not credited to him. Spine cracked at half title page, page block tight and going nowhere. A dog lover's dream of a tale about a young girl unhappily ensconced at her aunt's country home while her mother joins her father at his military base in California. Just when Janey is at her lowest ebb a litter of rambunctious cocker spaniels is born and Janey gets one of her own to train. The tiny town of H... View more info

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The ABC Of Shooting Some Hints For Beginners

By: Clapham, Richard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Heath Cranton Ltd: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40219

Condition: Very Good

VG 1st edition hardcover in illustrated professionally reproduced dj in new mylar with age toning at extrems and moderate rubbing. Blue cloth boards dull at edges, tidy name on fep, embossed address on next blank pg. 159 pp crisp and unmarked. 14 full page illustrations. Collectible and rare in dust wrapper. Contents: Buying a Gun/ Shooting Outfit/ First Experiences in Shooting/ Some Shooting Don'ts/ Pheasants, Partridges and Ground Game/ Grouse and Blackgame/ Woodcock, Snipe and Wildfowl/ Woodpigeons and "Various"/ Deer. View more info

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A Look At Cecil Aldin's Dogs and Hounds

By: Collens, Rupert

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, The Lambourne Press: 1990

Edition: First Trade Edition

Seller Id: 37739

ISBN: 1872708005

Condition: Fine

Stunning as new brown hardcover with bright gilt titles. Mint condition, unclipped color illust dj in new mylar has Cecil's dogs on front and rear. 112 pp. Oblong 8vo measuring 9 1/2" tall x 11 5/8" long x 3/4" thick. This absolutely gorgeous coffee table book that everyone will enjoy details the life's work of one of our very favorite artists. Profusely illustrated with b/w sketches, b/w photographs and color plates throughout. Chapter One: The First Thirty Years (1870 to 1900), Chapter Two: The Golden Years (1901 to 1914), Chapter Three: The World War (1914 to 1918), Chapter Four... View more info

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The Boykin Spaniel South Carolina's Dog A Crackerjack Retriever; Trick Artist & Family Favorite TWICE SIGNED

By: Creel, Mike; Kelley, Lynn Russell

Price: $165.00

Publisher: SC, Summerhouse Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Authors

Seller Id: 37701

ISBN: 1887714219

Condition: Near Fine

Brilliant crisp first edition signed by both authors on half title page: "To Leanne Furey with best wishes, Lynn Kelley Michael Creel". 184 pp, Spine ends bumped, board tips sharp, unclipped dj in new mylar displays beautifully. "How this little brown dog squirmed his way not only into the hearts of over 12,000 owners, but into political debate, is what intrigued fellow authors Creel and Kelley. Together they have created a comprehensive history that documents the first appearance of the breed, as well as the formation of the Boykin Spaniel Society that established a set of standar... View more info

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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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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

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Dogs, Horses and Others

By: Digby, A.B.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Arthur H. Stockwell, Ltd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 14348

Condition: Very Good

1st edition hardcover in dj. Charming memoir written by an Irish Priest about his love of the countryside and his horses & dogs afoot, astride and afield. Mustard paper covered boards w/matching illust as dj. Frt gutters starting 1/2 in at head & foot, surface soiled from handling, solid, clean text has ghosting from erased pencil price on fep. 58 pp w/no rear end paper or evidence of ever having had one. Photo-reproduced illustrated dj in new mylar displays very well. Very scarce. 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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How to Raise and Train a Welsh Terrier

By: Fryman, Elizabeth D.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NJ, T. F. H.: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33001

Condition: Near Fine

Glossy, uncreased, crisp, unread first edition paperback. Small sticker pull on upper tips of cover, negligible sunning along cover edge near spine and tiny old ink price on tip of inside cover, else as new. 64 pp, well illust with b/w photos. Breeding, care, training, etc. View more info

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Search and Rescue Dogs

By: George, Charles & Linda

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Riverfront Books/ Franklin Watts: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30705

ISBN: 1560657537

Condition: Near Fine

Lovely 1st edition hardcover in glossy boards with negligible surface wear. 48 well illustrated pages discusses best breeds for search and rescue, training, a bit about the history, basic and advanced training. View more info

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Good Gun Dogs

By: Hardy, Capt. H. F. H.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45837

Condition: Very Good

First edition hardcover in brown 'tweedy' cloth boards with black/gilt title box on frt panel and gilt title spine all legible. Boards are bumped and rubbed, spine ends a tad frayed but still displays well on the shelf. Spine cracked at page 33, former owner's tidy name on fep, all else is fine. 92 pp with 16 tissue-guarded full page b/w plates and the following chapters: Foreword, Shooting Pleasure, Choosing a Pup, You Yourself, (Very) Early Days, A Little Later On, Explosion, Later Still, Leaving School, All Sorts, 'First Find Your Hare' (or Grouse or Rabbit), Out in the World... View more info

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Jack Russell Terriers

By: Harmar, Hilary

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Foyles Handbooks: 1974

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: MK46668

ISBN: 0707105293

Condition: Near Fine