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Orme's Collection of British Field Sports Illustrated in Twenty Beautifully Coloured Lithograph Plates

By: N/A

Price: £78.00

Publisher: Guildford, Charles W Traylen: 1955

Seller ID: 004135


a superb full-size reproduction of one of the rarest colour plate sporting books, large elephant folio 44.5 by 55.5 cms (17.5 by 21.8 inches) with a pictorial coloured titlepage and 20 coloured plates printed from the original edition of 1805 in 8-colour lithography, the plates taken from designs by Samuel Howitt, original printed paper wrappers, pictorial title page has a few faint foxing spots, the first few leaves loose and a few small and faint foxing spots to the paper wrapper otherwise in very fine condition. A large heavy item so will need extra postage. View more info

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

Camps in the Rockies

By: Baillie-Grohman, William A

Price: £34.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low: 1883

Seller ID: 004212


octavo 20 by 14cms (8 by 5.5 inches) Text of 438 pages including index, illustrated with a folding map and 4 plates, original green cloth, re-backed with new end-papers. The second edition, the first was in 1882. Both editions are rare.Offered at a low price View more info

The Canadian Rockies. New and old trails

By: Coleman, A P

Price: £78.00

Publisher: Toronto, Henry Frowde: 1911

Seller ID: 004210


first edition, thick octavo 23 by 15 cms (9 by 6 inches) text of 379 pages illustrated with 61 plates of photographs and 3 maps, 2 folding Also inserted at the end is coloured folding map issued by Canadian Pacific Railway showing its routes across Canada and the USA. Original pictorial cloth, top edge gilt, armorial bookplate inside front cover and with an ink presentation inscription below, faint foxing to the half title and final text leaf, spine with a little bit of crinkling, Canadian Pacific map with a tear in the blank inner margin just touching the image. a very clean, sound and com... View more info

The Horse and His Rider

By: Head, Sir Francis B

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1861

Seller ID: 002504

Condition: Very Good


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

Horses & Soldiers. A Collection of Pictures

By: Holiday, Gilbert

Price: £68.00

Publisher: Aldershot, Gale & Polden Limited: 1938

Seller ID: 004215


suscribed edition, privately published, quarto 32 by 26 cms (12.6 by 10.2 inches) illustrated with 55 black and white and 23 coloured plates,mostly half page, a few smaller or larger, all tipped in and with descriptive captions on the facing text leaf, original grey buckram in the original dust jacket which is a bit worn and marked but intact. The book is in fine condition except for the usual light foxing, no internal marks or signatures. 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

Nilakantha. Story of the Indian Expedition of 1961

By: Kumar, Major N

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Faridabad, Publications Division Government of India: 1965

Seller ID: 004132


octavo 22 by 14 cms (8.7 by 5.5 inches) text of 140 pages with many plates of photographs, end-paper illustrations, original cloth in unclipped dust jacket, rear cover with a few very faint marks, a very small mark to the outeer edge of the front cover, dust jacket with slight signs of wear otherwise a nice clean and sound copy. very scarce. View more info

True Tales Of Mountain Adventure For Non Climbers Young And Old

By: Le Blond, Aubrey

Price: £42.00

Publisher: London, T Fisher Unwin: 1903

Seller ID: 004103


thick octavo 23 by 15 cms (9 by 6 inches) second edition, illustrated with a frontispiece and many plates. text of 299 pages.orign decorative cloth, a little ;ight foxing otherwise a clean copy View more info

Jungle Sport in Ceylon

By: Millett, Marcus W

Price: £28.00

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, a few 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 some extensive worming to the top right part of the last few leaves of the publisher's catalogue and the inside rear cov... View more info

The Scottish Himalayan Expedition

By: Murray, W.H.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, J.M.Dent: 1951

Seller ID: 004150


Octavo 22 by 14.5 cms. (8.75 by 5.75 inches) Text of 282 pages plus the contents and glossary with a colour frontispiece and an additional 3colour plates and 32 black and white plates with 11 maps and diagrams. a very clean copy View more info

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Behind the Lens in Tigerland

By: Musselwhite, Arthur

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Thacker, Spink & Co: 1933

Seller ID: 004217


slim quarto 26 by 20 cms (10.2 by 8 inches) text of 134 pages profusely illustrated with photographs, some full-page, original grey cloth, signature on front end-paper, covers with some minor marks, spine ends slightly rubbed, occasional foxing View more info

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

ISBN: 1 870948 97 1


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

The Western Avernus or toil and travel in further North America

By: Roberts, Morley

Price: £36.00

Publisher: London, Constable: 1896

Seller ID: 004211


A new edition, octavo 21.5 by 16 cms (8.5 by 6.2 inches) text of 277 pages, illustrated with a coloured folding map, a frontispiece and 22 plain plates, original pictorial cloth, gilt, spine lightly crinkled and faded, faint damp mark to frontispiece, a complete copy, very clean and sound View more info

The Ascent Of Denali (Mount McKinley)

By: Stuck, Hudson

Price: £58.00

Publisher: London, Bickers & Son: 1914

Seller ID: 004154


Octavo 21.5 by 15 cms. (8.5 by 6 inches) Text of 188 pages plus the contents, dedication, and preface Bound in the original maroon cloth, with a frontispiece and an additional 34 plates and a map. spine lightly faded, inscription on front end-paper, clean and sound, the rare UK edition View more info

The Conquest Of The New Zealand Alps

By: Turner, Samuel

Price: £39.00

Publisher: London, T Fisher Unwin Ltd: 1922

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004326


Octavo 22.5 by 14.5 cms (5.75 by 5.75 inches) This a very clean and sound copy in the original blue cloth. The text runs to 291 pages, including index, and is illustrated with 24 plates from photographs by the author. The book covers his experiences of climbing in New Zealand over a nine-year period, beginning in 1912. The pictorial bookplate of a W R Holman inside the front cover. A complete copy, no internal marks signatures or inscriptions. A small area of spotting to the top blank part of the title page, spine lettering a bit dull, spine head with two small nicks View more info

Among the Kara-Korum Glaciers in 1925

By: Visser-Hooft, Jenny

Price: £42.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1926

Seller ID: 004247


the first and only edition, octavo 22 by 14 cms (8.6 by 5.5 inches) text of 300 pages illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of the author, 2 maps-I folding, and 24 plates of photographs. Offered at a low price as an ex-library copy suitable for re-binding, covers almost loose and with some damp marking to the front cover, library label inside rear cover but no other marks or stamps, sellotape adhesion mark to inner margin of half title, a few leaves loose, 1 plate with a diagonal crease to the blank lower corner and slightly frayed at the outer edge View more info

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