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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

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

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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

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On The 'Polar Star' In the Arctic Sea

By: Luigi Amedeo Of Savoy

Price: £185.00

Publisher: 1903

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004302


Ttwo volumes large octavo 25.5 by 20 cms (10 by 8 inches) A complete set of the London edition. The text is continuously paginated and runs to 702 pages, with 212 text photographs, 5 coloured maps, including 2 folding, 16 photogravure plates and 2 panoramas. A handsome and well-illustrated work printed on high-quality art paper and bound in the original cloth. The contents are very clean and free from internal marks signatures or inscriptions. The book describes in detail an unsuccessful attempt to reach the North Pole and records the wildlife, equipment and the ferocious weather-some of hi... 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

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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

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

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