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Wildfowling (Lonsdale Library)

By: Andrews, James and others

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Seley Service and Co Ltd: 1950

Seller ID: 001524


octavo (8.5 by 5.8 inches) with a coloured frontispiece and many photographic plates, original cloth, fine in worn dust jacket. £14.00 View more info

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An Artist's Creel

By: Corbin, Peter

Price: £28.00

Publisher: New York, Hudson Hills Press: 2005

Seller ID: 003369


oblong quarto (29 by 31.5 cms) first edition, with a foreword by John Merwin and an essay by Tom Davis, 196 pages profusely illustrated in colour by the artist, mainly with plates of fishing shooting and sporting scenes, lower corners lightly bumped otherwise a fine unmarked copy in dust jacket. Please note that this heavy book will need extra postage. £28.00 View more info

The Horse and His Rider

By: Head, Sir Francis B

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1861

Seller ID: 002504


second edition, octavo (7.6 by 5 inches) with a title page vignette and 2 plates, original purple cloth, gilt,spine faded, inscription on front end-paper otherwise a very clean and sound copy. £12.00 View more info

The PFA Premier & Football League Players' Records 1946-1998

By: Hugman Barry J

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Harpenden, Nationwide: 1998

Seller ID: 003080


quarto 10.5 by 8 inches, text of 607 pages, original black cloth in dust jacket. A detailed and comprehensive record. Minor signs of use to dust jacket otherwise a fine unmarked copy. £22.00 View more info

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Jungle Sport in Ceylon

By: Millett, Marcus W

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1914

Seller ID: 003593


first edtion in the orignal olive green cloth, gilt, medium octavo (9 by 5.8 inches) very well ilustrated with photographs, mostly full-page, and some text illustations. Offered cheaply as a working or reading copy. The covers are bright but the cloth is crinkled and there are 4 wormholes to the spine and a few minor marks to the rear cover, 8 text leaves are loose and frayed, the book block is shaky and coming loose, there are 1 or 2 wormholes to the last few pages and... View more info

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Nimrod's Hunting Tours interspersed with characterisitic anecdotes, sayings and doings of Sporting Men

By: Nimrod (Charles James Apperley)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul Trench Trubner & Co: 1903

Seller ID: 003552


limited to 500 copies. large thick octavo (27 by 18.5 cms) text of 400 pages illustrated with 18 hand coloured engraved plates, all with captions on the tissue guards, original green cloth, some wear to spine ends and joints, inscription on front end-paper, faint foxing to end-papers, a very clean, sound and complete copy. A heavy book so will need extra postage-please enquire £28.00 View more info

Racing: Flings over Fences : The Ups and Downs of Gay Kindersley

By: Rhoderick-Jones, Robin

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Quiller Press: 1994

Seller ID: 002531


medium octavo, illustrated with numerous black and white photographs, fine copy in dust wrapper, long presentation inscription from the author on the front end-paper, very slight signs of use to the unclipped dust wrapper otherwise a fine copy, £38.00 View more info

Billiards for Beginners

By: Roberts, John

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock: 1911

Seller ID: 003599


slim octavo (19 by 13 cms) text of 70 pages with many text illustrations plus score sheet and advertisement leaf, original pictorial green cloth, light foxing to advertisment which also has an inscription, very clean and sound. £14.00 View more info

Extracts from the Diary of a Huntsman

By: Smith, Thomas

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1921

Seller ID: 003425


quarto (26.5 by 20 cms) text of 158 pages, illustrated with 12 coloured plates, original cloth, end-papers browned, small minor marks to rear cover, a very clean and sound copy, no internal marks or signatures £18.00 View more info

Hunting the Fox

By: Verney, Richard Greville

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Constable and Company Ltd: 1925

Seller ID: 003617


first illustrated ediiton with 6 mounted coloured plates and many text illustrations by Lionel Edwards, small quarto (25.5 by 19.5 cms) text of 148 pages, full red calf, gilt, top edge gilt, spine faded and slightly chipped at head, corners rubbed, two inscriptions inside front cover, corners rubbed, very clean and sound. £20.00 View more info

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Riding Recollections: Market Harborough: Hunting Songs and Verses: Katerfelto:

By: Whyte-Melville, G J

Price: £27.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1933

Seller ID: 001260


a group of four titles published in the Tavistock Library series, 1933, 4 volumes octavo (8 by 5.5. inches) uniformly bound in original grey cloth, spines slightly faded and spotted otherwise a very good clean set. Titles are Market Harborough: Katerfelto: Riding Recollections and Huntings Songs and Verses. The four volume set £27.00 View more info