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1683 The Anatomy of an Horse Containing and Exact Description A Snape Scarce 1st
1683 The Anatomy of an Horse Containing and Exact Description A Snape Scarce 1st

Price: £2,950.00

The first edition of this important equine text. The Anatomy of An Horse was the first book in English on equine anatomy. It boasts many descriptive illustrations and a great deal of information on horses, from their muscles,...

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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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1822 EQUESTRIAN General STUD Book PEDIGREES RACE HORSES
1822 EQUESTRIAN General STUD Book PEDIGREES RACE HORSES

Price: £350.00

An early edition of The General Stud Book. Bound in calf leather with gilt lettering. Volume two only. But an important original work. Would be $2000 complete. The General Stud Book was the original breed registry of the United...

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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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1840 2vols Sportsman In Ireland With His Summer Route Through The Highlands
1840 2vols Sportsman In Ireland With His Summer Route Through The Highlands

Price: £190.00

A uncommon sporting memoir on times spent in Ireland and Scotland, written by the author known by the name "A Cosmopolite". This set is complete in two volumes, as it illustrated with numerous vignettes throughout....

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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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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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1857 Pocket and the Stud Hieover Bindley Edmonds and Remnants Binding Illustrated
1857 Pocket and the Stud Hieover Bindley Edmonds and Remnants Binding Illustrated

Price: £55.00

A third edition copy of this fascinating guide to stable management by the renowned British sporting writer Charles Bindley, published under his pseudonym Harry Hieover. Featuring a portrait...

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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 Stable Secrets or Puffy Doodles John Mills First Edition Illustrated
1863 Stable Secrets or Puffy Doodles John Mills First Edition Illustrated

Price: £40.00

A first edition fictional tale written by John Mills.With a vignette title page and two additional plates by Phiz. Bound without advertisements.John Mills wrote several pastoral fictional works including 'The Old...

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1869 Hunting Steeple-Chasing and Racing Scenes Ben Herring J Nevill Fitt E M Reid
1869 Hunting Steeple-Chasing and Racing Scenes Ben Herring J Nevill Fitt E M Reid

Price: £285.00

A very scarce work regarding horse racing, hunting, and steeple-chasing. Beautifully illustrated throughout from drawings by Ben Herring. With sixteen plates, (one folding). Undated, dated...

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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 Noble Science General Ideas of Fox-Hunting F. P. Delme Radcliffe Illus
1875 The Noble Science General Ideas of Fox-Hunting F. P. Delme Radcliffe Illus

Price: £110.00

A work of sporting history from the nineteenth century. This is an guide to fox hunting for the nineteenth century with an exploration of each elements of the hunt. A new edition of this work,...

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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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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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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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1894 Horses and Stables Frederick Fitzwygram Illustrated Fourth Edition
1894 Horses and Stables Frederick Fitzwygram Illustrated Fourth Edition

Price: £35.00

A fascinating study of horses by the British Army cavalry officer, expert on horses and Conservative politician Frederick Fitzwygram. A comprehensive reference work examining the upkeep of...

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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 Hunts With Jorrocks Robert Surtees Illustrated G Denholm Armour
1908 Hunts With Jorrocks Robert Surtees Illustrated G Denholm Armour

Price: £60.00

A beautifully illustrated copy of Robert Surtees 'Hunts With Jorrocks.' With twenty-five illustrations by G Denholm Armour. Robert Smith Surtees was a member of an old County Durham family....

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1908 Life and Sport in Hampshire Dewar First Edition Thorburn Illustrated Colour
1908 Life and Sport in Hampshire Dewar First Edition Thorburn Illustrated Colour

Price: £55.00

A first edition copy of this charming and copiously illustrated account of the wildlife and sport in north-west Hampshire, by the renowned natural history writer George Dewar. Recounting the...

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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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1925 Big Game Hunting In The Himalayas and Tibet Major G Burrard Illustrated
1925 Big Game Hunting In The Himalayas and Tibet Major G Burrard Illustrated

Price: £175.00

An interesting work of sporting history by Major G. Burrard in which the author explore the big game hunting in the Himalayan mountains. Profusely illustrated throughout, this work aimed to educate the twentieth century...

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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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1934 Thoroughbred and Hunter Their Breeding, Training and Management W Fawcett Lionel Edwards
1934 Thoroughbred and Hunter Their Breeding, Training and Management W Fawcett Lionel Edwards

Price: £45.00

A comprehensive study on many equine matters, illustrated throughout. First trade edition, issued at the same time as a limited edition. With ten plates from drawings by Lionel Edwards. Edwards...

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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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1935 Osses and Obstacles Snaffles Charlie Johnson Payne Second Impression
1935 Osses and Obstacles Snaffles Charlie Johnson Payne Second Impression

Price: £66.00

A pleasing copy of this volume by the noted equestrian artist "Snaffle". Illustrated throughout with numerous depictions of horses and hunts. A second impression copy of this work....

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1936 More Bandobast Illustrated Snaffles Dustwrapper Hunting India
1936 More Bandobast Illustrated Snaffles Dustwrapper Hunting India

Price: £195.00

A profusely illustrated volume by the artist known as "Snaffles". A interesting work of sporting history, held in the original dustwrapper. A work of sports writing, offering a series...

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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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1939 Riders of the Hills V E Bannisdale Illustrated Lionel Edwards Children's Novel
1939 Riders of the Hills V E Bannisdale Illustrated Lionel Edwards Children's Novel

Price: £75.00

A novel by V E Bannisdale with the original dustwrapper. This work follows the adventures of a group of children who belong to a West of England pony club. Illustrated throughout, with numerous...

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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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1949 Everybody's Polo James J Pearce Illustrated First Edition Uncommon
1949 Everybody's Polo James J Pearce Illustrated First Edition Uncommon

Price: £45.00

A first edition copy of Captain James J. Pearce's 'Everybody's Polo'. Featuring a foreword by Lieut.-General, Charles H. Gairdiner, C.B.E, a distinguished senior British Army Officer who served...

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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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1951 Duck Shooting Heilner Hunt First Edition Colour Dustwrapper
1951 Duck Shooting Heilner Hunt First Edition Colour Dustwrapper

Price: £60.00

A first edition copy of this work on waterfowl hunting by Van Campen Heilner; beautifully illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, and coloured plates by Lynn Bogue Hunt This...

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1951 Shoots and Shooting E. D. Keith Illus J. C. Harrison Illustrated First Edition
1951 Shoots and Shooting E. D. Keith Illus J. C. Harrison Illustrated First Edition

Price: £40.00

A first edition copy of this work of shooting history written by E. C. Keith. His prose are matched by the beautiful illustrations of the noteworthy artist, J. C. Harrison. First edition. ...

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1957 Swift Runner, Racing Speed Wentworth First Edition Uncommon Dustwrapper Illustrated
1957 Swift Runner, Racing Speed Wentworth First Edition Uncommon Dustwrapper Illustrated

Price: £50.00

An uncommon first edition copy of Lady Wentworth's 'The Swift Runner: Racing Speed Through the Ages', copiously illustrated in the original unclipped dustwrapper. Lady Wentworth, or Judith...

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1965 Horse and Saddlery Major G. Tylden Equestrian Dustwrapper Illustrated
1965 Horse and Saddlery Major G. Tylden Equestrian Dustwrapper Illustrated

Price: £30.00

An equestrian work by Major G. Tylden, exploring their role in the British Army throughout history. This work is held in to the original dustwrapper. This work is an account of animals used...

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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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c1889 Notes on Game and Game Shooting J J Manley Illustrated Uncommon
c1889 Notes on Game and Game Shooting J J Manley Illustrated Uncommon

Price: £38.00

An early edition of this work on field sports, game and game shooting. Illustrated, with several full page plates. Undated, dated using the publisher's adverts to the rear, 1889. Illustrated,...

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The Compleat Horseman or Perfect Farrier
The Compleat Horseman or Perfect Farrier

Price: £400.00

A very scarce, English language edition of Jacques de Solleysel's famed equestrian work. This copy has been translated and abridged by William Hope and is a popular and useful handbook on managing horses. ...

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