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1779 Hoyle's Games Improved Treatises Fashionable Whist Edmond Hoyle Uncommon
1779 Hoyle's Games Improved Treatises Fashionable Whist Edmond Hoyle Uncommon

Price: £300.00

An uncommon copy of this work on popular games by Edmond Hoyle. Contains 'practical treatises' on 'fashionable games', including Whist, Quadrille, Piquet, Chess, Back Gammon, Billiards, Cricket, Tennis, Quinze and...

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1807 2vol Rural Sports Rev William B Daniel Illustrated Plates First Edition
1807 2vol Rural Sports Rev William B Daniel Illustrated Plates First Edition

Price: £175.00

The first two volumes of this work on field sports.Rural Sports was first published in two volumes in 1807.Later, in 1812 this work was published as a new edition in 1812 and then a supplementary volume in 1813. Nineteen...

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1818 The Sporting Magazine or Monthly Calendar of the Transactions of the Turf
1818 The Sporting Magazine or Monthly Calendar of the Transactions of the Turf

Price: £90.00

Volume I of the new series of The Sporting Magazine. Volume I of the 'new series' or volume 51 of the 'old series' this text is the monthly sporting magazine from October 1817 to March 1818.With numerous illustrated plates throughout...

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1823The Shooter's Companion T B Johnson 2nd ed Pointers Setters Gunpowder
1823The Shooter's Companion T B Johnson 2nd ed Pointers Setters Gunpowder

Price: £130.00

An interesting volume on the various aspects of shooting. With instructions on the breeding, training and management of setters, wild fowl and gunpowder.   

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1825 Observations Breeding for the Turf Race Horse Nicholas Hanckey Smith Scarce
1825 Observations Breeding for the Turf Race Horse Nicholas Hanckey Smith Scarce

Price: £110.00

A scarce copy of this work on horse breeding and racing by Nicholas Hanckey Smith. 'Containing also remarks on the comparitive excellence of the English race horse of the present day and former times: with an account of the foreign...

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1825 P Hawker Instructions to Young Sportsmen that Relates to Guns and Shooting
1825 P Hawker Instructions to Young Sportsmen that Relates to Guns and Shooting

Price: £120.00

A copy of P Hawker's Instructions to Young Sportsmen.With 10 plates, collated complete.Thought to be one of the 'Great Shots' of the early nineteenth century, Peter Hawker was a well-known author and diarist. Hawker was a celebrated...

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1833 The Field Book Sports and Pastimes Maxwell Illustrated Wild Sports of West
1833 The Field Book Sports and Pastimes Maxwell Illustrated Wild Sports of West

Price: £39.99

A unique and thorough compendium of all things connected to British sports, compiled from ancient and modern sources. The book flows much like a dictionary covering all terms that could be connected to sporting pastimes; topics...

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1834 Nimrod Remarks on the Condition of Hunters Managing Horses Half Calf Scarce
1834 Nimrod Remarks on the Condition of Hunters Managing Horses Half Calf Scarce

Price: £80.00

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1837 Lawrence Rawstorne Gamonia Preserving Game Illustrated First Scarce
1837 Lawrence Rawstorne Gamonia Preserving Game Illustrated First Scarce

Price: £1,100.00

A scarce first edition of this noted work on hunting and pheasant rearing. With 15 full colour plates by J T Rawlins depicting hunting scenes and countryside views from around Preston, Lancashire.First edition, complete, with errata...

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1838 The Art of Deer Stalking First Edition William Scrope Illustrated Leather
1838 The Art of Deer Stalking First Edition William Scrope Illustrated Leather

Price: £130.00

A first edition of this fascinating work on the sport of deer hunting by William Scrope.Not the best copy but reasonably priced. Can be up to 1000 in good order. 'A narrative of a few days' sport in the forest of Atholl, with...

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1840 The Racing Calendar for the Year 1839 Edward Charles James Weatherby
1840 The Racing Calendar for the Year 1839 Edward Charles James Weatherby

Price: £195.00

The scarce Weatherby racing calendar for the year 1839. First Edition. Volume the sixty-seventh. With a list of subscribers.

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1841 Notitia Venatica A Treatise on Fox Hunting Robert Thomas Vyner First Ed
1841 Notitia Venatica A Treatise on Fox Hunting Robert Thomas Vyner First Ed

Price: £235.00

An interesting work on fox-hunting.Illustrated, with a frontispiece, seven plates and three vignettes.Plates are tinted lithographs.Collated, complete.The first edition of this work.This work discusses fox-hunting as a sport, reflects...

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1842-60 2 vol in 1 Memoir on Swords Marey The Shooter's Hand-Book Killmister 1st
1842-60 2 vol in 1 Memoir on Swords Marey The Shooter's Hand-Book Killmister 1st

Price: £325.00

A unique and interesting selection of two works on shooting and swords.Both works are first editions.The first work has 53 figures over 8 plates. Written by Guillaume Stanislas Marey-Monge, a French general and politician who...

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1851 Nimrod Charles James Apperley The Road Leather Binding
1851 Nimrod Charles James Apperley The Road Leather Binding

Price: £30.00

A very scarce edition of Charles James Apperley's ("Nimrod") The Road.Usually grouped with the works The Chase and The Turf, this work contains plates throughout and concentrates on horse and coaches.

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1854 Handley Cross or Mr Jorrocks' Hunt Robert Smith Surtees Plates John Leech
1854 Handley Cross or Mr Jorrocks' Hunt Robert Smith Surtees Plates John Leech

Price: £240.00

The first edition of this entertaining and beautifully illustrated novel by Robert Smith Surtees. Illustrated throughout with lovely hand-coloured plates by John Leech, as well as numerous vignette illustrations. As a creator...

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1854 Robert Smith Surtees John Leech Handley Cross or Mr Jorrock's Hunt Hatchard
1854 Robert Smith Surtees John Leech Handley Cross or Mr Jorrock's Hunt Hatchard

Price: £500.00

A beautifully bound copy of this work by Robert Smith Surtees.In an attractive hunting themed morocco binding by Hatchards. Robert Smith Surtees was an English editor, novelist and writer who wrote particularly on sporting subjects....

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1861 Paris Philosophy In Sport Made Science In Earnest Young Mind Illustrated
1861 Paris Philosophy In Sport Made Science In Earnest Young Mind Illustrated

Price: £120.00

Philosophy in Sport made Science in Earnest: Being an Attempt to Implant in the Young Mind the First Principles of Natural Philosophy by the Aid of the Popular Toys and Sports of Youth by John Ayrton Paris and illustrated throughout. Ninth...

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1866 Laws Practice HORSE RACING Honorable ADMIRAL ROUS
1866 Laws Practice HORSE RACING Honorable ADMIRAL ROUS

Price: £399.99

A book on the 'Laws and Practice of Horse Racing', including laws and betting practices of the time. Includes a catalogue of advertisments to the rear.

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1876 William Cook Synopsis of The Chess Openings: A Tabulated Analysis Games
1876 William Cook Synopsis of The Chess Openings: A Tabulated Analysis Games

Price: £120.00

A manual detailing possible opening moves in chess in tabulated form. Revised second edition with additions from translated German chess manuals.

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1879 Richard Jeffries The Amateur Poacher First Edition In Decorative Binding
1879 Richard Jeffries The Amateur Poacher First Edition In Decorative Binding

Price: £90.00

A first edition of this sporting volume by Richard Jeffries, in very attractive decorative cloth binding.Dealing with the author's experiences poaching, including his first gun, the work offers both biographical insight into the beloved...

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1879 Riding Recollections George Whyte-Melville Sports Horse riding Tauchnitz
1879 Riding Recollections George Whyte-Melville Sports Horse riding Tauchnitz

Price: £69.99

A nice copy of Whyte-Melville's thoughts on horse riding, dating from the mid nineteenth century. Copyright Edition. With a bookseller's label for D. Nutt, London, to the rear pastedown. With a bookbinder's stamp for Laufmann...

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1880 Leaves from a Hunting Journal Georgina Bowers Lithographic Plates 1st Ed
1880 Leaves from a Hunting Journal Georgina Bowers Lithographic Plates 1st Ed

Price: £350.00

A first edition of these beautifully drawn and humorous sketches; depicting various hunting scenes. Collated complete with twenty tinted lithographic plates with lithographed text, interleaved with their original tissue guards. Miss...

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1883 The Cream of Leicestershire Pennell-Elmhirst Illustrated by John Sturgess
1883 The Cream of Leicestershire Pennell-Elmhirst Illustrated by John Sturgess

Price: £40.00

A collection of recollections of the Leicestershire hunt by Captain Pennell-Elmhirst.Containing notable runs and incidents of the chase, selected and republished from, "The Field". Illustrated with five of the eight original coloured...

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1886 Sporting Recollections Of Hunting, Shooting, Steeplechasing Racing.. Mason
1886 Sporting Recollections Of Hunting, Shooting, Steeplechasing Racing.. Mason

Price: £35.00

A work on various sporting activities.Illustrated, with twenty-four full page plates and seventy-eight in-text illustrations.In the original pictorial cloth binding.The fifth edition of this work. This work comprises of a series of...

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1886-1891 4Vol Fore's Sporting Notes Sketches Illustrated Colonial India Sport
1886-1891 4Vol Fore's Sporting Notes Sketches Illustrated Colonial India Sport

Price: £150.00

A collection of four volumes of this sporting periodical.A quarterly magazine descriptive of British and foreign sport illustrated by Finch Mason, R. M. Alexander and Cuthbert Bradley. Volumes II, V, VI and VII.This periodical ran...

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1887 Reynardson Sports And Anecdotes Of Bygone Days First Edition With Plates
1887 Reynardson Sports And Anecdotes Of Bygone Days First Edition With Plates

Price: £225.00

A first edition of C.T.S. Birch Reynardson's Sports and Anecdotes, in attractive publishers' cloth binding.With six colour plates and a decorative colour title page, the work makes for a fine example of Victorian sports writing and...

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1887 Reynardson Sports And Anecdotes Of Bygone Days With Plates First Edition
1887 Reynardson Sports And Anecdotes Of Bygone Days With Plates First Edition

Price: £180.00

A first edition of C.T.S. Birch Reynardson's Sports and Anecdotes, in attractive publishers' cloth binding.With six colour plates and a decorative colour title page, the work makes for a fine example of Victorian sports writing and...

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1888 Athletics And Football Montague Shearman Running Jumping Weight-Putting
1888 Athletics And Football Montague Shearman Running Jumping Weight-Putting

Price: £40.00

A handsome volume on athletics and football.With a frontispiece and vignettes throughout. With chapters on training, running and the history of football.

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1889 Driving by His Grace the Duke of Beaufort Second Edition
1889 Driving by His Grace the Duke of Beaufort Second Edition

Price: £34.99

A sporting reference book on Driving by His Grace the Duke of Beaufort. With contributions by other authorities. Illustrated by G. D. Giles and John Sturgess. Second edition.

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1890 Cricket by A G Steel and Hon R H Lyttelton Fourth Edition Illustrated
1890 Cricket by A G Steel and Hon R H Lyttelton Fourth Edition Illustrated

Price: £35.00

A sporting book on Cricket by A. G. Steel and the Hon. R. H. Lyttelton.With contributions by A. Lang, W. G. Grace, R. A. H. Mitchell, and F. Gale.With numerous engravings after Lucien Davis and from photographs.Fourth edition.

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1891 Cassell's Book of Indoor Amusements Card Games and Fireside Fun Illus
1891 Cassell's Book of Indoor Amusements Card Games and Fireside Fun Illus

Price: £79.00

A collection of Victorian card and parlour games from Cassell. Sixth edition. Including diagrams and illustrations in the text, and an engraved frontispiece.

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1892 Fox-hound Forest and Prairie Pennell Elmhirst Illustrated Sturgess
1892 Fox-hound Forest and Prairie Pennell Elmhirst Illustrated Sturgess

Price: £40.00

A collection of hunting memoirs from Pennell Elmhirst.Illustrated throughout with four coloured plates and numerous illustrations in the text.

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1893 The Badminton Library of Sports CRICKET A.G Steel and R.H.Lyttelton
1893 The Badminton Library of Sports CRICKET A.G Steel and R.H.Lyttelton

Price: £69.99

An interesting work created to be used for guidance in the practice of cricket. Part of The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes collection. Chapters include The History of Cricket, How to Score, Gentlemen and Players, and...

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1893-5 4vols The Badminton Library Sports and Pastimes Yachting Hunting Racing
1893-5 4vols The Badminton Library Sports and Pastimes Yachting Hunting Racing

Price: £450.00

Four volumes from The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes.To this set there is the fourth edition of Racing and Steeple Chasing, the seventh edition of Hunting, and the second edition of Yachting volumes I and II.All volumes are...

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1895 SADDLE SIRLOIN Sporting Worthies DRUID Illustrated
1895 SADDLE SIRLOIN Sporting Worthies DRUID Illustrated

Price: £119.99

A smart copy of this work on English country life, sports, and livestock breeding. The New Edition. With engravings on steel.

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1895-1903 10vols The Badminton Magazine of Sports and Pasttimes I-XVI Broken Run
1895-1903 10vols The Badminton Magazine of Sports and Pasttimes I-XVI Broken Run

Price: £690.00

Ten volumes of The Badminton Magazine.This magazine was originally published between 1895 and 1923.This work has a series of articles on varying sporting activities in addition to serialisations of novels on the subject of sports.Volume...

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1896 ANNALS Of CRICKET Game Sports READ
1896 ANNALS Of CRICKET Game Sports READ

Price: £69.99

W. W. Read's enthusiastic history of the sport of cricket. With tissue-guarded photographic frontispiece and several further plates. With an introduction by John Shuter. With publisher's catalogues to the front and rear.

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1896 The Man on the March MARTIN COBBETT sport HISTORY
1896 The Man on the March MARTIN COBBETT sport HISTORY

Price: £24.99

Vellum spine with gilt titles and red cloth boards.  Gilt publisher's insignia on front board and illustrated with a portrait frontispeice.  Book contains general book catalogue at rear.  This is a good...

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1897 P Anderson Graham Country Pastimes Boys Illustrations Nature Plates
1897 P Anderson Graham Country Pastimes Boys Illustrations Nature Plates

Price: £50.00

A smart edition of this book of Victorian countryside activities for boys.With illustrative plates throughout, this book details and instructs upon a great deal of countryside activities, including skating, toboganning and marbles.This...

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1900 3vol The Encyclopedia of Sport Earl of Suffolk Illustrated Standard Edition
1900 3vol The Encyclopedia of Sport Earl of Suffolk Illustrated Standard Edition

Price: £80.00

An extensive encyclopedia of sporting activities from the Earl of Suffolk. The standard edition. Containing:Volume I: A-EELVolume III: LEO-SAMBVolume IV: SAMB-ZIllustrated throughout with 30 engraved plates and illustrations in...

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1901 Riding and Hunting by M Horace Hayes with Illustrations
1901 Riding and Hunting by M Horace Hayes with Illustrations

Price: £24.99

An equestrian reference book on Riding and Hunting by M. Horace Hayes. Author of Points of the Horse, Veterinary Notes for Horse-Owners, Stable Management and Exercise, Illustrated Horse-Breaking, Among Horses in Russia, etc. With...

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1903 Nimrod's Hunting Tours Limited Edition With Eighteen Colour Plates
1903 Nimrod's Hunting Tours Limited Edition With Eighteen Colour Plates

Price: £240.00

A limited edition of Nimrod's Hunting Tours, in attractive publishers' cloth binding.A popular volume by the noteworthy Victorian sports writer, the work contains eighteen colour plates by the likes of R.B. Davis and H.B. Chalton,...

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1903 Surtees Analysis Of The Hunting Field Limited Edition With Colour Plates
1903 Surtees Analysis Of The Hunting Field Limited Edition With Colour Plates

Price: £290.00

A uncommon limited edition of Surtees' The Analysis of The Hunting Field, in attractive publishers' cloth binding.Dealing with his noteworthy enthusiasm for and knowledge of fox-hunting, Surtees here goes into deep analysis of the...

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1905 Outdoor Pastimes of An American Hunter Theodore Roosevelt Illustrated
1905 Outdoor Pastimes of An American Hunter Theodore Roosevelt Illustrated

Price: £210.00

An instructional and reminiscent work on hunting.Written by Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States.Roosevelt was a keen explorer, naturalist and hunter.This work is an analysis of hunting technique and...

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1905 Rules and Members of Vincent's Club Oxford Scarce Pamphlet Oxford Blues
1905 Rules and Members of Vincent's Club Oxford Scarce Pamphlet Oxford Blues

Price: £60.00

A twentieth century pamphlet outlining the rules of this Oxford sports club. The Vincent's club is a sports club predominantly for Oxford Blues.The rear of the pamphlet lists members from the lent term 1863 until michaelmas term...

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1908 2vol BRITISH & SPORTS SPORTSMEN Past Present First
1908 2vol BRITISH & SPORTS SPORTSMEN Past Present First

Price: £175.00

A first edition of the comprehensive British Sports and Sportsmen. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. Two volumes, complete. Can command up to 500 but slightly worn here and priced accordingly. This work...

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1908 2vol British SPORTS and Sportsmen Past and Present
1908 2vol British SPORTS and Sportsmen Past and Present

Price: £159.99

An extensive set of sports biographies. Complete in two volumes. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and bevelled edges. Biographies and portraits of well known sportsmen.  The first British newspaper entitled The Sportsman...

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1908 Repton Cricket 1865 - 1905 by Alfred Cochrane
1908 Repton Cricket 1865 - 1905 by Alfred Cochrane

Price: £69.99

A text detailing tracking the events and changes in the Cricket team in Repton, Derbeyshire. With Plans and photographs Alfred Cochrane is the author of 'Collected Verses', 'Told in the Pavilion.'

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1909 BRITISH SPORT Cuming LIMITED EDITION Signed
1909 BRITISH SPORT Cuming LIMITED EDITION Signed

Price: £175.00

Nice full leather binding with gilt detail to spine and front board.  Beautifully illustrated with tipped in colour plates by Denholm Armour each with titled paper guards.  "This edition is limited to Five hundred...

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1911 Modern Polo E D Miller Illustrated Third Edition LVL Simmonds
1911 Modern Polo E D Miller Illustrated Third Edition LVL Simmonds

Price: £250.00

A very attrative copy of this history of polo, including details of rules, competitions, and more.Third edition, revised and enlarged.Illustrated throughout with many monochrome photographs.

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1920 British Sports and Sportsmen Racing Edited by The Sportsman Limited Edition
1920 British Sports and Sportsmen Racing Edited by The Sportsman Limited Edition

Price: £330.00

 A handsome and highly detailed volume; "The policy pursued has been to furnish pictures of leading events in connection with racing from classical times to the present date." Limited edition being number five-hundred and...

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1921 F A Mitchell Hedges Battles With Giant Fish Illustrated 1st Edition Scarce
1921 F A Mitchell Hedges Battles With Giant Fish Illustrated 1st Edition Scarce

Price: £140.00

A first edition of this scarce work, considered a classic on its subject of big-game fishing.A brilliant collection of true adventurous angling stories concerning the 'monsters of the deep', from an expedition undertaken by the writer...

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1921 The Cricketer P F Warner Illustrated Sporting Periodical Volume I
1921 The Cricketer P F Warner Illustrated Sporting Periodical Volume I

Price: £99.99

A collection of issues of The Cricketer from 1901.Edited by P. F. Warner.Illustrated throughout with numerous photographs and caricatures.Including articles, match results, poems, letters, and more.

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1922 British SPORTING Artists HORSES Hunting Illus
1922 British SPORTING Artists HORSES Hunting Illus

Price: £159.99

Hardbound volume in green cloth covered boards with gilt title to the spine and gilt embossed picture of a horse and rider to the front board, with many illustrations. This book aims to review the lives and works of many artists...

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1924 Lord Hawke Recollections and Reminiscences Illustrated
1924 Lord Hawke Recollections and Reminiscences Illustrated

Price: £55.00

A first edition of Lord Hawke's Recollections and Reminiscences.With seventeen plates throughout. Blind-stamped cover design.Martin Bladen Hawke, 7th Baron Hawke of Towton (1860 1938), generally known as Lord Hawke, was an English...

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1924-5 2vols Bailys Hunting Directory 1924-1926 Illustrated Hunt Maps Sport
1924-5 2vols  Bailys Hunting Directory 1924-1926 Illustrated Hunt Maps Sport

Price: £68.00

Two volumes of Baily's Hunting Directory.The first, 1924-1925 is the twenty-eighth year and the 1925-1926 issue is the twenty ninth year.Illustrated throughout with several folding maps of hunting routes.With diaries for the years...

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1925 Hunting Songs Illustrated R E Warburton Lionel Edwards Traditional English
1925 Hunting Songs Illustrated R E Warburton Lionel Edwards Traditional English

Price: £70.00

A collection of hunting songs.With a colour frontispiece and a further seven tipped in colour plates.Illustrations by Lionel Edwards. Collated, complete.The author, Rowland Egerton-Warburton was a landowner from the Egerton family...

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1925 Hunting The Fox Richard Greville Verney First Edition Illustrated Fox Hunt
1925 Hunting The Fox Richard Greville Verney First Edition Illustrated Fox Hunt

Price: £45.00

A work on foxhunting by Richard Greville Verney.Illustrated throughout with six plates from drawings by Lionel Edwards.The first edition of this work. This work deals with information on positioning when handling dogs, control of the...

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1927 BRITISH STEEPLECHASING Limited Ed. SCARCE FIRST
1927 BRITISH STEEPLECHASING Limited Ed. SCARCE  FIRST

Price: £290.00

A full leather hardback with gilt frame and lettering on the front board and spine. Limited edition. Number 237 of 700 copies. First edition. Scarce. 71 plates counted and complete.

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1927 Twenty-Five New Figure and Character Dances Elizabeth Turner Bell Plates
1927 Twenty-Five New Figure and Character Dances Elizabeth Turner Bell Plates

Price: £29.99

A book of steps for many dances for children. Illustrated throughout with many monochrome photographs. Including dances such asthe mazurka, danse orientale, robin-a-thrush and many more.

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1929 Izaak Walton Works Complete Angler Limited Edition
1929 Izaak Walton Works Complete Angler Limited Edition

Price: £380.00

A smart, limited edition of the works of Izaak Walton. Containing:The Compleat AnglerThe Lives of Donne Wotton Hooker Herbert and SandersonLimited to 1100 copies, of which this is numbered 1250.Including an engraved frontispiece. ...

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1929 Rawstorne Gamonia With Fifteen Colour Plates Scarce Unclipped Dustwrapper
1929 Rawstorne Gamonia With Fifteen Colour Plates Scarce Unclipped Dustwrapper

Price: £440.00

A acclaimed volume on game preserving by Lawrence Rawstorne, in the original, unclipped and scarce dustwrapper. Including fifteen colour plates by T.J. Rawlins, the work was originally published privately, gifted to acquaintances of...

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1930 Modern Pig Sticking A. E. Wardrop Illustrated Second Edition India
1930 Modern Pig Sticking A. E. Wardrop Illustrated Second Edition India

Price: £110.00

An uncommon copy of this detailed account on the author's sporting life and the wildlife of India. Second edition. Illustrated throughout, featuring a coloured frontispiece. With chapters by Major-General J. Vaughan, Colonel...

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1930 Paul Morand Champions du Monde Morocco Binding Dedication by Author
1930 Paul Morand Champions du Monde Morocco Binding Dedication by Author

Price: £250.00

A copy of Morand's Champions du Monde.With a dedication by the author.Paul Morand (1888 1976) was a French author whose short stories and novellas were lauded for their style, wit and descriptive power. His most productive literary...

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1931 An Introduction to Polo By 'Marco' Illustrated Leather Binding Equestrian
1931 An Introduction to Polo By 'Marco' Illustrated Leather Binding Equestrian

Price: £240.00

A very attractive copy of this beginner's guide to polo. Second impression. Including a foreword by Lord Wodehouse.Illustrated throughout with many illustrations in the text, and monochrome photographs.

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1946 RACING CALENDAR Steeple Chases Past Hunt Commitee
1946 RACING CALENDAR Steeple Chases Past Hunt Commitee

Price: £29.99

The racing calendar, minutes and hunt rules for the year the Second World War drew to a close. Volume the Seventy-Seventh. Published for the national hunt committee. With publisher's advert for 'the general...

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1947 Bernard Darwin Keen Hand Golfer Manual Historic Descriptive
1947 Bernard Darwin Keen Hand Golfer Manual Historic Descriptive

Price: £150.00

An uncommon limited edition of The Golfer's Manual; number 575 of a limited print run of 750.The grandson of Charles Darwin, Bernard Darwin was a high standard amateur golfer and golf writer who was to be entered into the World Golf...

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1949 BB Be Quiet and Go A-Angling Michael Traherne First Edition in Dustwrapper
1949 BB  Be Quiet and Go A-Angling Michael Traherne First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £450.00

A first edition of this work on angling and fishing by Denys Watkins-Pitchford, under one of his pseudonyms Michael Trahene. Illustrated throughout by the author. Denys James Watkins-Pitchford MBE (25 July 1905 8 September...

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1956 Olympic Odyssey Stan Tomlin Souvenir in Dustwrapper Melbourne Olympics
1956 Olympic Odyssey Stan Tomlin Souvenir in Dustwrapper Melbourne Olympics

Price: £24.99

A souvenir book, published for the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games, containing histories of the games, records for events, and much more. Illustrated throughout with many monochrome photographs. With a foreword by Lord Burghley. ...

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1970 British Sports Plates Henry Alken Illustrated National British Sports
1970 British Sports Plates Henry Alken Illustrated National British Sports

Price: £35.00

This is a beautifully illustrated reprint of the 1821 work on British sports.Part of the Kingsmead reprint series.Complete with 16 full colour plates.

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1978-81 4vol Wisden Cricketers' Almanack Sporting Reference Book Norman Preston
1978-81 4vol Wisden Cricketers' Almanack Sporting Reference Book Norman Preston

Price: £54.99

Four consecutive volumes of the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack (often referred to simply as Wisden or colloquially as "the Bible of Cricket") is a cricket reference book published annually in the United...

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1979-82 4vol SPORT Wisden Cricketers' Almanack Reference Book Norman Preston
1979-82 4vol SPORT Wisden Cricketers' Almanack Reference Book Norman Preston

Price: £69.99

Four consecutive volumes of the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack from the early 1980s. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack (often referred to simply as Wisden or colloquially as "the Bible of Cricket") is a cricket reference book published annually...

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1979-82 4vol Wisden Cricketers' Almanack Sporting Reference Book Norman Preston
1979-82 4vol Wisden Cricketers' Almanack Sporting Reference Book Norman Preston

Price: £44.99

Four consecutive volumes of the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack (often referred to simply as Wisden or colloquially as "the Bible of Cricket") is a cricket reference book published annually in the United...

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1980-83 4vol Wisden Cricketers' Almanack Sporting Reference Book Woodcock
1980-83 4vol Wisden Cricketers' Almanack Sporting Reference Book Woodcock

Price: £110.00

Four consecutive volumes of the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack from the early 1980s. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack (often referred to simply as Wisden or colloquially as "the Bible of Cricket") is a cricket reference book published annually...

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1982-85 4vol Wisden Cricketers' Almanack Sporting Reference Book Woodcock
1982-85 4vol Wisden Cricketers' Almanack Sporting Reference Book Woodcock

Price: £64.99

Four consecutive volumes of the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack from the early 1980s. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack (often referred to simply as Wisden or colloquially as "the Bible of Cricket") is a cricket reference book published annually...

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1991 Characters and Kings Mid-Surrey Golf Club Limited Peter Ryde SIGNED
1991 Characters and Kings Mid-Surrey Golf Club Limited Peter Ryde SIGNED

Price: £175.00

A signed and attractive copy of this golfing history, commemorating the Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club in Richmond. A presentation copy, signed by the President of the Club (T. Hennebry) to the front free-endpaper, and accompanied...

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1994-99 4vol Wisden Cricketers' Almanack Sporting Reference Book Norman Preston
1994-99 4vol Wisden Cricketers' Almanack Sporting Reference Book Norman Preston

Price: £39.99

Four volumes of the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack from the early 1980s. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack (often referred to simply as Wisden or colloquially as "the Bible of Cricket") is a cricket reference book published annually in the...

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1996-99 4vol Wisden Cricketers' Almanack Sporting Reference Book Matthew Engel
1996-99 4vol Wisden Cricketers' Almanack Sporting Reference Book Matthew Engel

Price: £69.99

Four consecutive volumes of the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack from the 1990s. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack (often referred to simply as Wisden or colloquially as "the Bible of Cricket") is a cricket reference book published annually...

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1997 SPIRIT OF RACING HORSES Photographs Jones Selwyn
1997 SPIRIT OF RACING HORSES Photographs Jones Selwyn

Price: £12.99

One hardback volume in a dustjacket. A nice photographic account of the horse racing world. Trevor Jones and George Selwyn are both well-known sports photographers.

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c1832 Pierce Egan's Book Of Sports With Decorative Title Page And Vignettes
c1832 Pierce Egan's Book Of Sports With Decorative Title Page And Vignettes

Price: £180.00

A nineteenth century illustrated sports volume, in attractive publishers' cloth binding.Written by Pierce Egan, who found himself in a position of considerable fame due to his novels Boxiana and Life in London, this profusely illustrated...

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c1853 SURTEES Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour Jorrocks Edition half calf
c1853 SURTEES Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour Jorrocks Edition half calf

Price: £99.99

A charming social commentary of sporting life in the country with the exacting comedic edge typical of the author.From Robert Smith Surtees, famous sport commentator, creator of Mr. Jorrocks, and author of 'Ask Mamma.'Replete with...

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c1880 Sport in Many Lands Europe Asia Africa and America H A Leveson Illustrated
c1880 Sport in Many Lands Europe Asia Africa and America H A Leveson Illustrated

Price: £95.00

A written work on animal sports worldwide.With a focus on shooting, stalking and hunting.Profusely illustrated throughout with one hundred and eighty images of animals and hunting scenes.No date to work, dated from Copac.Authorship...

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c1890 8vols Selected Works of Robert Surtees Colour Illustrated Plain or Ringlet
c1890 8vols Selected Works of Robert Surtees Colour Illustrated Plain or Ringlet

Price: £500.00

A selection of Robert Surtees' works.All volumes are illustrated with numerous woodcut vignettes and colour plates. The works present are as follows:Plain or Ringlets (c1899), Bradbury Agnew and Co. Handley Cross of Mr Jorrocks's Hunt...

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c1890 Mr Facey Romford's Hounds R S Surtees Jorrocks Edition Illustrated
c1890 Mr Facey Romford's Hounds R S Surtees Jorrocks Edition Illustrated

Price: £74.99

An illustrated edition of Robert Smith Surtees' final novel. Illustrated throughout with numerous vignette engravings and a coloured frontispiece. The 'Jorrocks' Edition.

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c1890 The Boy's Modern Playmate Rev J G Wood Illustrated Periodical Anthology
c1890 The Boy's Modern Playmate Rev J G Wood Illustrated Periodical Anthology

Price: £40.00

An anthology of sporting articles.Undated, dated using Copac.Illustrated throughout, with numerous vignettes and full page illustrations.This work is a companion of games, sports and diversions. There are instructions for numerous...

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c1890 The Boy's Modern Playmate Sports Games J. G. Wood Bickers & Son Binding
c1890 The Boy's Modern Playmate Sports Games J. G. Wood Bickers & Son Binding

Price: £99.99

A thorough anthology of sports, games and pastimes, nicely bound in a full calf Bicker and Son's binding. New edition, thoroughly revised.Lavishly illustrated with images of numerous spots and games. Covering various...

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c1904 2vol Robert Smith Surtees Hawbuck Grange Mr Romford's Hounds Colour Plates
c1904 2vol Robert Smith Surtees Hawbuck Grange Mr Romford's Hounds Colour Plates

Price: £68.00

Two volumes of the sporting novels of Robert Smith Surtees. Containing:Mr Romford's HoundsHawbuck Grange; or, the Sporting Adventures of Thomas Scott, Esq.Illustrated with thirty-one coloured plates and many more illustrations...

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c1904 6vol Robert Smith Surtees Sporting Tour Jorrocks Colour Plates
c1904 6vol Robert Smith Surtees Sporting Tour Jorrocks Colour Plates

Price: £250.00

A handsome, uniformly-bound collection of the sporting novels of Robert Smith Surtees. Containing:Handley Cross, or Mr Jorrock's HuntMr Romford's HoundsMr Sponge's Sporting TourHawbuck Grange; or, the Sporting Adventures...

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c1910 Poker-Patience by 'Jackpot' Card Games Miniature Book
c1910 Poker-Patience by 'Jackpot' Card Games Miniature Book

Price: £49.99

A miniature rule book on playing poker from the early twentieth century. With a colour plate and a folding score chart to the rear. Including advertisements to the rear.

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c1935 BADMINTON Sport FITNESS Thomas + Dust Jacket
c1935 BADMINTON Sport FITNESS Thomas + Dust Jacket

Price: £24.99

Yellow cloth binding with white pictorial dust jacket. Comprehensive look at the game of Badminton with photographic frontispiece and further photos throughout. Contents includes; History of the Game General principles of Stroke...

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