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1781 Thoughts on Hunting First Edition Illus Peter Beckford Fox Hunting C Hogwood
1781 Thoughts on Hunting First Edition Illus Peter Beckford Fox Hunting C Hogwood

Price: £1,100.00

The first edition of this important work on hunting by the popular landowner, hunstman and author Sir Peter Beckford. Rebacked, with the original boards and spine label preserved. With a sumptuous...

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1801 Erik Viborg Kort Efterretning om Snive Qurke og Hestekopper in Danish
1801 Erik Viborg Kort Efterretning om Snive Qurke og Hestekopper in Danish

Price: £45.00

A scarce Danish book of science by Erik ViborgErik Nissen Viborg was a Danish veterinarian and botanist.Viborg studied veterinary science by P.C. Abildgaard at the Veterinary School in Copenhagen and soon became the professors assistant...

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1807 Rural Sports
1807 Rural Sports

Price: £1,400.00

Contemporaneously, one of the most important works on rural sports. This is the first edition, in a lovely half morocco binding, with cloth covered boards. Bookplate of one H T H Taylor to...

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1828-1947 9vols The Racing Calendar Edward and James Weatherby Sports Leather
1828-1947 9vols The Racing Calendar Edward and James Weatherby Sports Leather

Price: £235.00

A nine volume set of The Racing Calendar by the famous horse-racing specialists, Weatherbys. This collection of works spans across two centuries. A nine volume set, with volumes dating from...

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1831 Remarks on the Condition of Hunters the Choice of Horses
1831 Remarks on the Condition of Hunters the Choice of Horses

Price: £190.00

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1842 The Life of a Sportsman
1842 The Life of a Sportsman

Price: £1,900.00

Scarce in the original cloth, this first edition is complete with thirty-six coloured plates including the frontispiece and title page. Rebacked, with the original spine laid down. Held in a custom clamshell...

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1844 The Modern Pocket Farrier Veterinary Art Practical Guide Very Scarce
1844 The Modern Pocket Farrier Veterinary Art Practical Guide Very Scarce

Price: £235.00

A very scarce copy of this guide for farriers. 'A treatise on the veterinary art; containing the materia medica and pharmacopoeia. By a Practical Farrier'.With a frontispiece.

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1846 The Analysis of the Hunting Field Surtees Illus Alken Colour Root Binding
1846 The Analysis of the Hunting Field Surtees Illus Alken Colour Root Binding

Price: £1,100.00

 A first edition of this hunting work by Robert Smith Surtees.First edition first issue with illustrated title dated 1846. With seven hand coloured aquatint plates by Alken including the frontispiece and illustrated title...

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1851 The Sporting Review
1851 The Sporting Review

Price: £295.00

An uncommon, three volume set of 'The Sporting Review'. This periodical looks at fox hunting, and horse racing, with both fictional serials and real accounts. Illustrated, with twelve plates...

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1854 Hawker Instructions to Young Sportsmen Guns and Shooting Illustrated
1854 Hawker Instructions to Young Sportsmen Guns and Shooting Illustrated

Price: £180.00

A copiously illustrated and fascinating guide on shooting for young sportsmen, by one of the "great shots" of the nineteenth century, Colonel Peter Hawker. Whilst widely known for...

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1862 Wild Sports of The World James Greenwood Colour Plates Folding Maps
1862 Wild Sports of The World James Greenwood Colour Plates Folding Maps

Price: £200.00

The first edition of this profusely illustrated work regarding hunting, complete with many coloured plates, engravings and fold out maps, and handsomely bound in a half morocco binding. The...

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1863 African Hunting and Adventure From Natal to the Zambesi
1863 African Hunting and Adventure From Natal to the Zambesi

Price: £700.00

A very smart second edition copy of this important African travelogue. In a lovely half morocco binding with marbled paper boards. Beautifully illustrated with several plates, many coloured. ...

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1873 Notes From A Hunting Box Not In The Shires By G Bowers Illustrated First Ed
1873 Notes From A Hunting Box Not In The Shires By G Bowers Illustrated First Ed

Price: £59.99

Notes from a Hunting Box Not in the Shires by Georgina Bowers, illustrated with line drawings integrated with text throughout. First edition. Contents is as follows: I. "The Toddleboro' Tearers"; II. Gilbert Gore, Esq. M.F.H.;...

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1875 The Wild-Fowler Fowling Ancient and Modern H. C. Folkard Third Edition
1875 The Wild-Fowler Fowling Ancient and Modern H. C. Folkard Third Edition

Price: £65.00

A fascinating work of shooting history this work is a treatise of the art of fowling. Profusely illustrated with eighteen plates throughout depicting various hunting scenes. Third edition....

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1878 Canters in Crampshire Georgina Bowers Illustrations of Hunting Equestrian
1878 Canters in Crampshire Georgina Bowers Illustrations of Hunting Equestrian

Price: £190.00

A collection of lithographs of hunting scenes by Georgina Bowers. Comprised of Gallops from Gorseborough, Scrambles with Scratch-Packs, and Studies with Staghounds. "By far the most important lady artist who ever worked for Punch...

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1880 Oeuvres de Bossuet
1880 Oeuvres de Bossuet

Price: £450.00

A smartly bound collection of the works of renowned French bishop and theologian, Jacques-Benigne Bossuet. Uniformly bound, in a half morocco binding. With the original wraps bound in. ...

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1887 Racing and Steeple-Chasing
1887 Racing and Steeple-Chasing

Price: £220.00

A finely bound copy of this field sporting work. Illustrated throughout by J Sturgess. The Second Edition of this work. This work comprises of 'Racing' by the Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire...

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1888 Sport by W. Bromley-Davenport Illustrated Crealocke Calf Binding
1888 Sport by W. Bromley-Davenport Illustrated Crealocke Calf Binding

Price: £195.00

A handsomely rebound new edition of this charmingly illustrated work regarding hunting. A new edition. First published in 1885. Handsomely rebound in half calf with marbled boards. With...

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1889 The Amateur Poacher Richard Jefferies New Edition Field Sport Hunting
1889 The Amateur Poacher Richard Jefferies New Edition Field Sport Hunting

Price: £80.00

An instructional and useful work regarding poaching from owning your first gun to attempting shooting. A new edition of this popular work by nature writer John Richard Jefferies. John Richard...

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1890 Wild Beast And Their Ways Reminiscence
1890 Wild Beast And Their Ways Reminiscence

Price: £650.00

A handsomely bound first edition set of Sir Samuel W Baker's natural history work on 'Wild Beasts' across several continents. Uncommon to find both volumes in such a lovely

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1893 Island Nights' Entertainments
1893 Island Nights' Entertainments

Price: £150.00

The first edition, first impression of this short story collection by Robert Louis Stevenson. This work contains some of the famous author's final completed works prior to his death. Robert...

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1893 L'Homme de Cheval Soldat ou Veneur Henri de Chezelles First Edition
1893 L'Homme de Cheval Soldat ou Veneur Henri de Chezelles First Edition

Price: £80.00

A scarce first edition of this work on horses.A guide to the care and presentation of horses for war and hunting.

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1896 Leaves from a Sportsman's Diary Parker Gillmore Second Edition Fieldsport
1896 Leaves from a Sportsman's Diary Parker Gillmore Second Edition Fieldsport

Price: £60.00

The vivid recollections of sportsman and author, Parker Gillmore. This work delves into field sport, gunnery and natural history drawing from Gillmore's own experiences. With a portrait frontipsiece...

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1901 Autumns in Argyleshire with Rod and Gun A E Gathorne-Hardy A Thorburn Illus
1901 Autumns in Argyleshire with Rod and Gun A E Gathorne-Hardy A Thorburn Illus

Price: £40.00

An account of times spent shooting in Argyle written by the former British Tory politician, A. E. Gathorne-Hardy. Very scarce. New edition. A work of shooting written by the Honorable A....

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1901 The British Thoroughbred Horse by William Allison First Edition Illus Folding Colour Plate
1901 The British Thoroughbred Horse by William Allison First Edition Illus Folding Colour Plate

Price: £50.00

The first edition of this scarce comprehensive guide to British horse breeds, complete with a coloured folding plate and other illustrations. A scarce work. The first edition. Collated...

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1902 Notes on the Chase of the Wild Red Deer Charles P Collyns Limited Ed Illus
1902 Notes on the Chase of the Wild Red Deer Charles P Collyns Limited Ed Illus

Price: £95.00

A fascinating history of deer hunting in the South-West of England. Illustrated with numerous illustrations of Wild Red Deer by E. Caldwell, this work offers a insight into eighteenth and nineteenth century hunting practises....

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1904 Messrs W T Corpe and Co Horses for Sale Blackmore Vale Equine Auction
1904 Messrs W T Corpe and Co Horses for Sale Blackmore Vale Equine Auction

Price: £225.00

A very scarce Edwardian catalogue from a horse sale in Yeovil. Including advertisements to the front and rear.

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1908 3vol The Horse Its Treatment in Health and Disease J Wortley Axe Talwin
1908 3vol The Horse Its Treatment in Health and Disease J Wortley Axe Talwin

Price: £590.00

A comprehensive guide to equestrian management by J. Wortley Axe.In unusual quarter-morocco Talwin Morris inspired bindings. Illustrated throughout with all thirty-eight coloured plates, plus over one hundred other full-page plates...

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1908-12 British Sports and Sportsmen Past and Present Hunting
1908-12 British Sports and Sportsmen Past and Present Hunting

Price: £275.00

The first editions of these three extensive volumes discussing prominent sportsmen and hunting, illustrated throughout with hundreds of plates. The first editions of these works. In three volumes....

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1909 Stable Management and Exercise A Book for Horse Owners and Students Horace
1909 Stable Management and Exercise A Book for Horse Owners and Students Horace

Price: £20.00

An instructional book regarding equine management.Illustrated, with several photographs.Leaf containing pages 449-450 has been removed. Written by M Horace Hayes, a prolific author of equestrian works regarding Veterinary notes and...

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1911 2vol British Sports and Sportsmen Racing Coursing Steeplechasing Limited Ed
1911 2vol British Sports and Sportsmen Racing Coursing Steeplechasing Limited Ed

Price: £300.00

A pleasing limited edition copy of this fascinating study of racing, coursing and steeplechasing by William Scarth Dixon; bound in the publisher's original cloth binding with gilt title to the front board and spine. ...

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1911 Thoughts on Hunting First Edition Thus Illustrated Plates Peter Beckford G Denholm Armour
1911 Thoughts on Hunting First Edition Thus Illustrated Plates Peter Beckford G Denholm Armour

Price: £55.00

A beautifully illustrated edition of this well known work on hunting. First thus, the first trade edition of this work issued at the centenary of the author's death. Illustrated throughout,...

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1914 Pastime with Good Company G. D. Armour Illus Horace G. Hutchinson Scarce
1914 Pastime with Good Company G. D. Armour Illus Horace G. Hutchinson Scarce

Price: £110.00

A very scarce and profusely illustrated volume by G. D. Armour presenting various scenes from a hunting trip. A very scarce work. This charming volume presents a series of illustrations of...

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1914 The Life of a Sportsman Nimrod Apperley Alken Illustrated Colour
1914 The Life of a Sportsman Nimrod Apperley Alken Illustrated Colour

Price: £110.00

A copiously illustrated edition of 'The Life of a Sportsman' by Charles James Apperley, or as he was more largely known, 'Nimrod'. Charles James Apperley was a Welsh sportsman and sporting...

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1923 Analysis of the Hunting Field H. Alken Illustrated Coloured Plates
1923 Analysis of the Hunting Field H. Alken Illustrated Coloured Plates

Price: £50.00

An illustrated edition of R. S. Surtees' interesting instructional work on hunting. 'The Analysis of the Hunting Field' is a work intended to educate those who are not well versed in hunting,...

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1924 Pig-Sticking or Hog-Hunting Complete Account Sportsman Sir R Baden-Powell
1924 Pig-Sticking or Hog-Hunting Complete Account Sportsman Sir R Baden-Powell

Price: £95.00

An interesting guide to shooting pigs or hogs by the founded on the Boy Scouts, Sir. Robert Baden-Powell. Illustrated with drawings by the author himself. A revised and enlarged edition. ...

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1928 Humour In The Hunting Field
1928 Humour In The Hunting Field

Price: £450.00

A very bright copy of this limited edition, beautifully illustrated sporting work issued by Country Life. Illustrated by George Denholm Armour. With accompanying text by Crascredo. Limited...

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1928 Shikar by C. H. Stockley First Edition Illustrated Uncommon
1928 Shikar by C. H. Stockley First Edition Illustrated Uncommon

Price: £115.00

The uncommon first edition of this highly illustrated work on hunting in India. The first edition of the work. Collated complete with twenty four monochrome plates. Uncommon. Charles Hugh...

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1929 The Way of a Man with a Horse Geoffrey Brooke Limited Edition Signed
1929 The Way of a Man with a Horse Geoffrey Brooke Limited Edition Signed

Price: £250.00

A signed, limited copy of this book on horsemanship from Geoffrey Brooke. With over ninety illustrations. One of three hundred and seventy-five copies (numbered 109), signed by the author and with the colour frontispiece signed...

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1930-1957 5vols Lonsdale Library of Sports Games Pastimes Vol III VII X XI XXVI
1930-1957 5vols Lonsdale Library of Sports Games Pastimes Vol III VII X XI XXVI

Price: £195.00

Five instructional and informative volumes from the Lonsdale 'Library of Sports, Games and Pastimes', each copiously illustrated throughout. Containing the following works: Volume III: Shooting...

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1931 A Book of Sporting Painters Walter Shaw Sparrow First Edition Illustrated
1931 A Book of Sporting Painters Walter Shaw Sparrow First Edition Illustrated

Price: £115.00

A first edition of this profusely illustrated work by Walter Shaw Sparrow.With fifteen coloured plates, one hundred and twenty one monochrome plates and a fold out family tree.Walter Shaw Sparrow was a British writer, specialising...

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1931-1933 3vol British Sports and Sportsmen Limited Edition Aviation Industry Breeding
1931-1933 3vol British Sports and Sportsmen Limited Edition Aviation Industry Breeding

Price: £550.00

An excellent three volume collection of the limited edition series of works from Sports and Sportsmen, including Breeding Agriculture Country-Life Pursuits; Commerce and Industry; and Modern Commerce Transport Motoring...

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1935 Humour in the Hunting Field G. D. Armour Crascredo Illus Colour Plates
1935 Humour in the Hunting Field G. D. Armour Crascredo Illus Colour Plates

Price: £95.00

A colourfully illustrated copy of Crascredo's collection of humorous hunting field anecdotes, illustrated throughout by George Denholm Armour. A cheap edition of this work. This work contains...

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1936 More Bandobast Snaffles First Edition Dustwrapper Colour Illustrated
1936 More Bandobast Snaffles First Edition Dustwrapper Colour Illustrated

Price: £190.00

A first edition copy of this copiously illustrated work on field sports and army life on the North-West Frontier in India, by Snaffles. Charles "Snaffles" Johnson Payne was a renowned...

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1939 Letters to Young Shooters Uncle Ralph Illus Maurice Tullock
1939 Letters to Young Shooters Uncle Ralph Illus Maurice Tullock

Price: £34.00

A charmingly illustrated work on shooting First and only edition. Illustrated throughout by Maurice Tullock, an English artist known for his fine art works of hunting, shooting and similar...

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1939 Random Recollections of an Essex Sportsman Theodore Christy Illustrated
1939 Random Recollections of an Essex Sportsman Theodore Christy Illustrated

Price: £45.00

A biographical work from the perspective of an Essex sportsman.Illustrated throughout with several photographic in-text illustrations and the odd full page illustration. Written by Theodore Christy, former master of Staghounds, Amateur...

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1948 Horsemanship Geoffrey Brooke Illustrated Lonsdale Library Hunting Polo
1948 Horsemanship Geoffrey Brooke Illustrated Lonsdale Library Hunting Polo

Price: £60.00

An illustrated work on the art of Horsemanship.With veterinary notes by A G Todd and a chapter on Pigsticking by Arthur Brooke. With over ninety illustrations.Geoffrey Brooke was a recognised horse expert and author.Details

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1949 Bridle Wise A Key to Better Hunters Better Ponies Col S G Goldschmidt
1949 Bridle Wise A Key to Better Hunters Better Ponies Col S G Goldschmidt

Price: £20.00

An informative work on hunting by S G Goldschmidt, published by Country Life. A late reprint of the third edition. Held in original, price clipped dustwrapper. Illustrated throughout, with numerous...

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1951 British Racecourses B W R Curling Dustwrapper 1st Edition Ascot Cheltenham
1951 British Racecourses B W R Curling Dustwrapper 1st Edition Ascot Cheltenham

Price: £50.00

The first edition of this work on British racecourses by a prominent author in this field, B W R Curling. Illustrated, with twelve plates. There are eleven plates listed to the contents page,...

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1971 Jennifer Lang An Assemblage of 19th Century Horses and Carriages Signed 1st
1971 Jennifer Lang An Assemblage of 19th Century Horses and Carriages Signed 1st

Price: £50.00

A signed limited first edition of this beautiful book on historic horses and carriages.Number 32 of 100 limited first edition copies signed by the author.Beautifully preserved in the original slipcase.Illustrated from the original...

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1989-2003 5 Vols John FRANCOME FIRST EDITIONS
1989-2003 5 Vols John FRANCOME FIRST EDITIONS

Price: £129.99

Four First Editions of John Francome novels. Bloodstock is a bookclub edition. Bound in paper with gilt lettering and unclipped dust wrappers. John Francome MBE (1952 -) is a former National Hunt Champion Jockey. After...

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c1868 Modern Practical Farriery By W J Miles With Colour Illustrations Engraving
c1868 Modern Practical Farriery By W J Miles With Colour Illustrations Engraving

Price: £400.00

A Complete System of the Veterinary Art as at present Practiced at the Royal Veterinary College, London with numerous colour and black and white illustrations and diagrams throughout. With colour illustration to frontispiece and two...

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