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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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1801-1813 4vol Rural Sports Rev W. B. Daniel First Ed Folding Plates
1801-1813 4vol Rural Sports Rev W. B. Daniel First Ed Folding Plates

Price: £390.00

The first ediiton of this profusely illustrated travel work, complete with many charming plates, several of which are folding, and containing the additional supplementary volume published in 1813. ...

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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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1825 The Complete Angler Or Contemplative Man's Recreation Being a Discourse
1825 The Complete Angler Or Contemplative Man's Recreation Being a Discourse

Price: £1,100.00

A beautifully bound second edition of Bagster's 'Complete Angler'. Being the official eighth edition of the work, this is a profusely illustrated copy of the famous fishing work, which has retained its brightness. ...

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1826 Instructions To Young Sportsman Hawker Fifth Edition Illustrated
1826 Instructions To Young Sportsman Hawker Fifth Edition Illustrated

Price: £335.00

The fifth edition of this highly influential work regarding shooting, profusely illustrated with many charming full page monochrome plates. The fifth edition. First published in 1814. Collated...

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1832 Pierce Egan's Book of Sports and Mirror of Life Illustrated
1832 Pierce Egan's Book of Sports and Mirror of Life Illustrated

Price: £80.00

An illustrated sports guide by the popular creator of 'Tom and Jerry', Pierce Egan. Pierce Egan was a popular sportswriter, with his most popular work being 'Boxiana', as his main sporting passion...

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1834 The Shooters Companion T. B. Johnson Illustrated Scarce Edition
1834 The Shooters Companion T. B. Johnson Illustrated Scarce Edition

Price: £195.00

The very scarce third edition of this profusely illustrated and thorough work regarding hunting, particularly in relation to gun dogs and their breeding. Very scarce edition. The third edition,...

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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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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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1842 The Modern Shooter Inland and Coast Shooting Captain Lacy First Edition
1842 The Modern Shooter Inland and Coast Shooting Captain Lacy First Edition

Price: £390.00

A first edition copy of this desirable work of shooting history, offering practical instructions for shooting both inland and on the coast. This guide to shooter covers a wide range of shooting...

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1844 Rod and the Gun Angling and Shooting James Wilson Illustrated
1844 Rod and the Gun Angling and Shooting James Wilson Illustrated

Price: £70.00

A new edition of this illustrated work on angling and shooting, written by James Wilson. A new edition of this work. 'The Rod and the Gun' is two treatises on Angling and Shooting, instructive...

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1852 Spring-Tide or the Angler and His Friends
1852 Spring-Tide or the Angler and His Friends

Price: £195.00

A smartly bound, second edition copy of this reflective work regarding the English countryside and the recreational activity of fishing. With lovely gilt detailing of fish to the spine. Binder's...

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

Price: £120.00

Peter Hawker's instructive work for sportsmen, relating to guns and shooting, illustrated with a frontispiece and eight plates. The tenth edition of this work. This work is an instructive guide...

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1854 Pictorial Calendar of the Seasons Mary Howitt Scarce Illustrated
1854 Pictorial Calendar of the Seasons Mary Howitt Scarce Illustrated

Price: £110.00

A scarce work celebrating the changes in the seasons, on a month by month basis. Very scarce. Embellished with upwards of 100 engravings on wood throughout. Offering a collection of characteristics...

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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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1855 Hints on Shooting and Fishing Idle First Edition Westleys Binding Uncommon
1855 Hints on Shooting and Fishing Idle First Edition Westleys Binding Uncommon

Price: £75.00

An uncommon first edition copy of this fascinating guide on shooting for young sportsmen, with additional attention to given such other sports as boating, sailing, and sea-loch fishing. Featuring...

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1858 Deanes' Manual of the History and Science of Fire-Arms Folding Plates 1st
1858 Deanes' Manual of the History and Science of Fire-Arms Folding Plates 1st

Price: £110.00

The first edition of John Deanes' work on the history and the scientific manufacture of firearms, illustrated with three folding plates. The first edition of this work. This work is a short...

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1859 The Boy's Own Book a Complete Encyclopedia Illustrated Uncommon
1859 The Boy's Own Book a Complete Encyclopedia Illustrated Uncommon

Price: £80.00

An uncommon edition of this charming encyclopedia for boys, with guides to various sports and amusements. 'The Boy's Own Book' was the inspiration for the subsequent 'Boy's Own Magazine'. The...

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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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1867 The Young Sportsman's Manual Recreations in Shooting Craven Illustrated
1867 The Young Sportsman's Manual Recreations in Shooting Craven Illustrated

Price: £70.00

A charmingly illustrated instructive work on sports for young men, written under the pseudonym 'Craven'. This work is an instructive guide for young sportsmen in the nineteenth century who were...

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1871 A Hunter's Adventure in The Great West Parker Gillmore First Ed Frontis Scarce
1871 A Hunter's Adventure in The Great West Parker Gillmore First Ed Frontis Scarce

Price: £125.00

The first edition of this scarce work regarding the hunting adventures of Parker Gillmore with a charming engraved frontispiece and title page vignette and presented in a quarter straight grain morocco binding. ...

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1873 Harvest of the Sea Bertram Illustrated Leather Third Edition
1873 Harvest of the Sea Bertram Illustrated Leather Third Edition

Price: £115.00

A third edition of James G. Bertram's fascinating history of fisheries, in an attractive full calf binding with marbled paper boards and endpapers. Containing an interesting study of nineteenth...

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1876 Choke-Bore Guns by W. W. Greener First Ed Illustrated Folding Plates
1876 Choke-Bore Guns by W. W. Greener First Ed Illustrated Folding Plates

Price: £135.00

The scarce first edition of this highly informative work on choke-bore guns, complete with copious folding maps and tables. Copious publisher's advertisements to the rear of the work. The...

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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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1878 2vol The Moor and the Lock John Colquhoun Illustrated Fourth Edition
1878 2vol The Moor and the Lock John Colquhoun Illustrated Fourth Edition

Price: £90.00

John Colquhoun's instructive work on sport in the Scottish Highlands, both volumes illustrated throughout. The fourth, enlarged edition of this work. Complete in two volumes. 'The Moor and...

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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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1879 The Amateur Poacher Richard Jefferies First Edition
1879 The Amateur Poacher Richard Jefferies First Edition

Price: £55.00

An attractive first edition copy of this selection of instructional and useful essays on poaching by Richard Jefferies. John Richard Jefferies was a renowned English nature writer, best known...

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1880 Handbook of Deer-Stalking Macrae First Edition Ross Uncommon Illustrated
1880 Handbook of Deer-Stalking Macrae First Edition Ross Uncommon Illustrated

Price: £105.00

An uncommon first edition copy of this classic work of British deer-stalking literature by Alexander Macrae. With an introduction by the celebrated sportsman and a pioneer amateur photographer,...

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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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1881 Shooting its Appliances Practice and Purpose James Dougall Second Edition
1881 Shooting its Appliances Practice and Purpose James Dougall Second Edition

Price: £125.00

The second edition of James Dalziel Dougall's instructive work on shooting, looking at various aspects at the sport. The second edition of this work. This work looks at the sport of shooting,...

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1882 The Highland Sportsman Robert Hall Author's Presentation Copy Folding Maps
1882 The Highland Sportsman Robert Hall Author's Presentation Copy Folding Maps

Price: £395.00

A finely bound author's presentation copy of this work on sporting in the Scottish Highlands, illustrated with coloured plates, and with two coloured folding maps to the rear. The author's presentation...

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1882-1884 2vol The Modern Sportsman's Gun and Rifle J. H. Walsh Folding Plates First Ed
1882-1884 2vol The Modern Sportsman's Gun and Rifle J. H. Walsh Folding Plates First Ed

Price: £325.00

The first edition of this profusely illustrated two volume set regarding shooting, complete with many illustrations, several of which are folding. With copious publisher's advertisements to...

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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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1885 Days and Nights of Salmon Fishing William Scrope Illustrated River Tweed
1885 Days and Nights of Salmon Fishing William Scrope Illustrated River Tweed

Price: £95.00

A sporting work by William Scrope, drawing upon the author own fishing experience. Illustrated with several plates throughout. Rebacked with the original back strip preserved. William Scrope...

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1885 Hawbuck Grange
1885 Hawbuck Grange

Price: £85.00

A handsome copy of Robert Surtees's nineteenth century classic focusing on the adventures of the gentleman and sportsman Tom Scott. Robert Smith Surtees was an English editor, novelist and sporting...

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1886 2vol Shooting Moor and Marsh Field and Covert Walsingham Illus
1886 2vol Shooting Moor and Marsh Field and Covert Walsingham Illus

Price: £90.00

Lord Walsingham's concise guides to shooting for the inexperienced man, illustrated throughout. Two volumes, part of the Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes. This set includes 'Moor and...

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1886 Deer Stalking by Augustus Grimble First Edition Illustrated Scarce
1886 Deer Stalking by Augustus Grimble First Edition Illustrated Scarce

Price: £120.00

The first edition of this scarce illustrated guide to deer stalking. With a tipped-in errata slip to verso of illustration contents page. With hunting advertisements to front and last pages...

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1886 Shooting Field and Covert Lord Walsingham Payne Gallwey Illustrated
1886 Shooting Field and Covert Lord Walsingham Payne Gallwey Illustrated

Price: £75.00

An illustrated work on shooting, part of the Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes, written by Lord Walsingham and Ralph-Payne Gallwey. Part of the Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes....

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1886-1893 7vol The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes Illustrated
1886-1893 7vol The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes Illustrated

Price: £395.00

A charming seven volume set of works from the 'Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes' in a uniform publisher's original pictorial cloth binding and copiously illustrated throughout. The...

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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 American Fishes Game and Food Fishes of North America Goode Colour Illustrated
1888 American Fishes Game and Food Fishes of North America Goode Colour Illustrated

Price: £80.00

An early edition copy of George Brown Goode's fascinating work on fishing in North America, for ' the angler, the lover of nature, and the general reader'. The first edition copy of this work...

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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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1889 Kate Greenaway's Book of Games Edmund Evans First Edition Colour Illustrated
1889 Kate Greenaway's Book of Games Edmund Evans First Edition Colour Illustrated

Price: £180.00

A first edition copy of this charming work, containing instructions for playing numerous different games, popular during the Victorian Era. This work was written by Kate Greenaway, a renowned...

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1890 6vol The Fruit Grower's Guide John Wright May Rivers Illustrated Divisions
1890 6vol The Fruit Grower's Guide John Wright May Rivers Illustrated Divisions

Price: £475.00

The complete six divisions of this famed and highly sought after hardening work. A guide to fruit growing, this work introduces the reader to general horticultural practices, beautifully illustrated with many chromolithographic...

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1890 Tennis Lawn Tennis Rackets Fives Badminton Library Deluxe Edition 1st Ed.
1890 Tennis Lawn Tennis Rackets Fives Badminton Library Deluxe Edition 1st Ed.

Price: £125.00

A first edition copy of this charming and copiously illustrated work on tennis and other racket sports, from the renowned 'The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes' series. The Badminton...

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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 2vol Letters to Young Shooters Payne-Gallwey First Series Second Series Illustrated Scarce
1892 2vol Letters to Young Shooters Payne-Gallwey First Series Second Series Illustrated Scarce

Price: £70.00

The first two volumes of this fascinating guide on shooting for young sportsmen, by the renowned engineer, historian, ballistics expert, and artist Ralph Payne-Gallwey. Payne-Gallwey authored...

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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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1892 Shooting and Salmon Fishing Augustus Grimble Illustrated First Edition
1892 Shooting and Salmon Fishing Augustus Grimble Illustrated First Edition

Price: £120.00

The first edition of this profusely illustrated work regarding shooting and fishing, handsomely rebound in a half calf binding with marbled boards. The first edition. Collated with seventeen...

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1893 A System of Figure-Skating T. Maxwell Witham Fourth Edition With Letters
1893 A System of Figure-Skating T. Maxwell Witham Fourth Edition With Letters

Price: £245.00

A delightful work of ice skating history from the nineteenth century, including two letters, one written by the author. Fourth edition, bound in the original cloth binding. This copy include...

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1893 Short Sketches of the Wild Sports and Natural History Charles St John Illus
1893 Short Sketches of the Wild Sports and Natural History Charles St John Illus

Price: £45.00

In a handsome publisher's cloth binding, this work explores the wild sports of the Scottish Highlands. A new edition of this work. With a short memoir of the life of the author to the front...

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1893 The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes
1893 The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes

Price: £450.00

A deluxe edition collection of 'The Badminton Library', nine volumes looking in depth into a variety of popular sports and pastimes, illustrated throughout. In nine volumes. The deluxe edition...

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1893 The Complete Angler or Contemplative Man's Recreation
1893 The Complete Angler or Contemplative Man's Recreation

Price: £800.00

A lovely copy of the tercentenary edition of Izaak Walton's best known work, 'The Complete Angler'. Complete with Charles Cotton's continuation and notes by J E Harting. First thus, the first...

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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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1894 Games Birds and Shooting Sketches John Guille Millais Illus Second Edition
1894 Games Birds and Shooting Sketches John Guille Millais Illus Second Edition

Price: £90.00

A illustrated second edition copy of John Guille Millais work of hunting writing. Second edition. With the bookplate of 'W. H. W' to the front endpaper. John Guille Millais was an artist...

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1894 Gun Rifle and Hound in East and West Snaffle Illustrated Henry Dixon
1894 Gun Rifle and Hound in East and West Snaffle Illustrated Henry Dixon

Price: £48.00

A first edition copy of this work of shooting history by the author known by the pseudonym "Snaffle". Illustrated with numerous plates by Henry Dixon. First edition. In the publisher's...

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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 Cyclists' Touring Guide New South Wales Pearson Folding Map First Edition
1896 Cyclists' Touring Guide New South Wales Pearson Folding Map First Edition

Price: £145.00

A very scarce first edition copy of this touring guide of New South Wales for cyclists, written by the notable cyclist and map publisher Joseph Pearson. Joseph Pearson first became intensely...

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1896 Letter to Young Shooter Sir Ralph Payne-Gallwey Natural History Illustrated
1896 Letter to Young Shooter Sir Ralph Payne-Gallwey Natural History Illustrated

Price: £34.00

A series of letters addressed to young shooters in reference to wild-fowl. A very scarce work of shooting history, illustrated throughout. Third series. In the publisher's original cloth...

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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 2vols The Encyclopaedia of Sport Hedley Peek F G Aflalo Illustrated
1897 2vols The Encyclopaedia of Sport Hedley Peek F G Aflalo Illustrated

Price: £160.00

A nineteenth century set of illustrated sporting encyclopaedia, featuring several plates by the notable artist, A. Thornburn. An excellent example of a 19th century reference work, ideal for...

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1898 Figure-Skating The Isthmian Library Monier-Williams First Edition Illustrated
1898 Figure-Skating The Isthmian Library Monier-Williams First Edition Illustrated

Price: £110.00

A charming text on figure skating by Montagu S. Monier-Williams, illustrated with coloured and monochromatic plates, and vignettes. No. 7 in the The Isthmian Library collection, a series of...

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1898 The Laws and Principles of Whist Cavendish Illustrated Games
1898 The Laws and Principles of Whist Cavendish Illustrated Games

Price: £80.00

An illustrated guide to the laws and principles of Whist by "Cavendish"A comprehensive guide to the laws, and principles of the card game of Whist. Illustrated throughout with helpful diagram or potential tricks and tactics. An...

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1898 The Snaffle Papers Illustrated Harry Dixon Very Scarce Publishers Cloth
1898 The Snaffle Papers Illustrated Harry Dixon Very Scarce Publishers Cloth

Price: £75.00

A work of hunting written by the author known as "Snaffle. Illustrated with twelve plates by Harry Dixon. A very scarce work, bound in the publisher's cloth binding. Illustrated by Harry...

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1898-1899 2vol Modern Scientific Whist Solo Whist Melrose First Edition Scarce Colour
1898-1899 2vol Modern Scientific Whist Solo Whist Melrose First Edition Scarce Colour

Price: £49.00

A scarce two volume first edition set by C. J. Melrose, on the classic English trick-taking card game 'Whist'. Containing 'Modern Scientific Whist', an instructional volume on the card game...

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1899 Croquet
1899 Croquet

Price: £130.00

A scarce example of this interesting and demonstrative work regarding croquet, profusely illustrated with many fascinating monochrome plates. With publisher's advertisements to the rear of...

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1900 A Book For All Readers Ainsworth Rand Spofford
1900 A Book For All Readers Ainsworth Rand Spofford

Price: £40.00

A useful work on book collecting and the preservation of books, written by Ainsworth Rand Spofford. This work is a useful guide to the collecting, use, and preservation of books, looking in...

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1902 2vol Kings of the Rod Rifle and Gun Thormanby Illustrated First Edition
1902 2vol Kings of the Rod Rifle and Gun Thormanby Illustrated First Edition

Price: £60.00

The first edition of this work looking at prominent figures in the shooting, illustrated throughout, written under the pseudonym 'Thormanby'. The first edition of this work. In two volumes....

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1902 Notes on the Chase of the Wild Red Deer Devon Somerset Charles Collyns Illu
1902 Notes on the Chase of the Wild Red Deer Devon Somerset Charles Collyns Illu

Price: £150.00

A limited edition of this work on the hunting of wild deer.Number 183 of 250 limited copies.With illustrations in the text and eight full page plates by E Caldwell.'With an appendix descriptive of remarkable runs and incidents connected...

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1903 2vol Shooting Sport Country Life Horace Hutchinson Illus First Edition
1903 2vol Shooting Sport Country Life Horace Hutchinson Illus First Edition

Price: £90.00

The first edition of this work by Horace Hutchinson on shooting, looking at different animals, illustrated throughout. The first edition of this work. In two volumes. This work is part of...

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1903 Natal An Illustrated Official Railway Guide and Handbook of General Information C W Francis Har
1903 Natal An Illustrated Official Railway Guide and Handbook of General Information C W Francis Har

Price: £45.00

An illustrated Official Railway Guide and Handbook of General Information, edited and compiled by C W Francis Harrison. Illustrated throughout, with in text illustrations and maps. Edited...

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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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1904 Guns Ammunition and Tackle Capt A W Money H Kephart et al First Ed Illus
1904 Guns Ammunition and Tackle Capt A W Money H Kephart et al First Ed Illus

Price: £50.00

A first edition copy of this work of sporting history which discusses the art of shooting. Profusely illustrated throughout, with a total of twenty three plates. First edition. Written by...

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1904 The Gun Afield and Afloat Henry Sharp Herbert Sharp First Edition Illustrated
1904 The Gun Afield and Afloat Henry Sharp Herbert Sharp First Edition Illustrated

Price: £125.00

A first editon copy of this uncommon guide to shooting by Henry Sharp. The text is accompanied by numerous plates and in-text illustrations by Herbert Sharp. First edition. A work of shooting...

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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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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 Hunts with Jorrocks Surtees G. Denholm Armour Limited First Edition Signed Illustrated
1908 Hunts with Jorrocks Surtees G. Denholm Armour Limited First Edition Signed Illustrated

Price: £150.00

An uncommon first thus edition copy of this work by Robert Smith Surtees, copiously illustrated throughout and signed by the renowned British artist George Denholm Armour. This edition was...

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1908 Life and Sport in Hampshire George Dewar Thorburn Illus Colour Plates 1st
1908 Life and Sport in Hampshire George Dewar Thorburn Illus Colour Plates 1st

Price: £45.00

The first edition of this work on life and sport in the north-west of Hampshire, written by George Dewar, illustrated with two coloured plates and other plates by Archibald Thorburn. The first...

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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 A Century of Guns Sporting Miliary Arms H Branch Illustrated First Edition
1909 A Century of Guns Sporting Miliary Arms H Branch Illustrated First Edition

Price: £95.00

The first edition of this history of sporting and military small arms, written by H. J. Blanch, illustrated with twenty-one plates. The first edition of this work. This work contains information...

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1909 Master of Game Edward Duke of York Theodore Roosevelt Illustrated
1909 Master of Game Edward Duke of York Theodore Roosevelt Illustrated

Price: £48.00

The important medieval work on hunting by Edward the Duke of York, here illustrated with twenty-four plates, edited by the President Theodore Roosevelt. 'The Master of Game' is an important...

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1909 Sport & Travel in Both Tibets Lady Minna Jenkins Colour Plates Folding Map Scarce 1st
1909 Sport & Travel in Both Tibets Lady Minna Jenkins Colour Plates Folding Map Scarce 1st

Price: £185.00

A collection of Lady Jenkins' illustrations during her trips to Tibet. This scarce first edition of 'Sport & Travel in Both Tibets' was written from Lady Jenkins' diary entries from her...

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1909 The Master of Game Edward Duke of York Theodore Roosevelt R. E. M. Pilcher
1909 The Master of Game Edward Duke of York Theodore Roosevelt R. E. M. Pilcher

Price: £120.00

A uncommon volume edited by WM. A and F. Bailie-Grohman, being the first edition. This work in an important piece of hunting and sporting history. A reprint of this important medieval work....

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1910 Potted Golf Harry Fulford Illustrated First Edition Sport Instruction
1910 Potted Golf Harry Fulford Illustrated First Edition Sport Instruction

Price: £44.00

A first edition copy of this work of sport writing by the professional golfer, Harry Fulford. First edition. In the publisher's original cloth binding. Written by Harry Fulford, a Professional...

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1910 Ten Years of Game-Keeping Owen Jones Illustrated Third Impression
1910 Ten Years of Game-Keeping Owen Jones Illustrated Third Impression

Price: £30.00

A uncommon work of sporting history from the perspective of a long withstanding game-keeper by Owen Jones. Third impression of this work of shooting history. In the publisher's original cloth...

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1910 The Boxing Referee by J. Frank Bradley Signed Presentation Copy First Edition
1910 The Boxing Referee by J. Frank Bradley Signed Presentation Copy First Edition

Price: £115.00

A signed presentation copy of this treatise to the rules and difficulties in being a boxing referee. With publisher's advertisements to the rear of the work. With a frontispiece of the author...

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1911 Cupid and Cartridges Aubrey O'Brien Reginald First Edition Illus Signed
1911 Cupid and Cartridges Aubrey O'Brien Reginald First Edition Illus Signed

Price: £60.00

An uncommon travel work, charting the two authors journey throughout India. The authors engaged in hunting game whilst there, which is also documented in this work. A first edition copy of...

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1911 The Sport of Shooting Owen Jones Illus Scarce Hunting Publishers Cloth
1911 The Sport of Shooting Owen Jones Illus Scarce Hunting Publishers Cloth

Price: £55.00

A work exploring the sport of shooting by Owen Jones, illustrated with numerous plates throughout. A pleasing copy, bound in the publisher's original cloth binding. Drawing upon the authors...

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1912-1920 2vols The Cruising Association Handbook and Yearbook H J Hanson Illustrated
1912-1920 2vols The Cruising Association Handbook and Yearbook H J Hanson Illustrated

Price: £24.00

Two volumes of the publications of The Cruising Association, compiled by H J Hanson. Two volumes but The Cruising Association, those being: The Cruising Association Year Book 1912 The Cruising...

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1917 Book of the Pistol and Revolver Captain Hugh Pollard Illustrated 1st
1917 Book of the Pistol and Revolver Captain Hugh Pollard Illustrated 1st

Price: £95.00

The first edition of this work on the history of firearms, written by Hugh Pollard, illustrated throughout with thirty-seven plates. The first edition of this work. This work offers an interesting...

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1919 Wild Sports and Natural History of The Highlands Charles St John Illus
1919 Wild Sports and Natural History of The Highlands Charles St John Illus

Price: £55.00

A lovely example of this work of sporting and natural history from the Highlands of Scotland by the noted naturalist and author Charles St John. This pleasing copy is bound in the original...

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1920 Natural History of Sport in Scotland Rod Gun Tom Speedy Illustrated 1st
1920 Natural History of Sport in Scotland Rod Gun Tom Speedy Illustrated 1st

Price: £95.00

The first edition of Tom Speedy's entertaining and instructive history and guide to shooting in Scotland, illustrated throughout by John Guille Millais. The first edition of this work. 'The...

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1921 Extracts Diary of a Huntsman Smith Herring Alken Wolstenholme Pollard Illustrated
1921 Extracts Diary of a Huntsman Smith Herring Alken Wolstenholme Pollard Illustrated

Price: £40.00

A beautifully illustrated copy of this collection of extracts from the notable work of the 'master of fox-hounds' Thomas Smith, who served as the Master of the Craven Hounds, and of the Pytchley, Northamptonshire. ...

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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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1922 Woodlore for Young Sportsmen H Batten Illustrated First Edition
1922 Woodlore for Young Sportsmen H Batten Illustrated First Edition

Price: £50.00

The first edition of this illustrated collection of anecdotes for the young sportsmen, written by Harry Mortimer Batten. The first edition of this work. This work was written for the young...

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1923 F A Mitchell Hedges Battles With Giant Fish Illustrated 1st Edition Scarce
1923 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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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 Old English Sporting Books Ralph Nevill Holme Limited Edition Illustrated
1924 Old English Sporting Books Ralph Nevill Holme Limited Edition Illustrated

Price: £165.00

A first limited edition copy of this fascinating reference work on sporting works, providing a critical survey of such sports as racing, hunting, couching, shooting, and fishing in England. ...

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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 Guns Gunners and Others Sir Desmond O'Callaghan Illustrated Uncommon
1925 Guns Gunners and Others Sir Desmond O'Callaghan Illustrated Uncommon

Price: £20.00

An interesting personal account of the life and career of Sir Desmond O'Callaghan, illustrated with numerous plates throughout. First edition. In the publisher's original cloth binding. An...

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1926 Ben Watson C. J. Cutcliffe-Hyne Illustrated Gilbert Holiday Shooting First Ed
1926 Ben Watson C. J. Cutcliffe-Hyne Illustrated Gilbert Holiday Shooting First Ed

Price: £20.00

A work of fiction by the prolific author C. J. Cutcliffe-Hyne. Taking the form of a biography, this work features numerous fictional hunts and grouse shootings. A first edition copy of this...

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1926 Hunting Racing Coaching Boxing Ballads Fothergill First Edition Illustrated
1926 Hunting Racing Coaching Boxing Ballads Fothergill First Edition Illustrated

Price: £35.00

A charming collection of sporting ballads, accompanied with copious illustrations by the author, George Algernon Fothergill. A first edition copy. With a list of subscriber's to the rear...

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1926 Still Stalking and Talking Ashley Leggatt Uncommon
1926 Still Stalking and Talking Ashley Leggatt Uncommon

Price: £160.00

An uncommon copy of this work on deer hunting in Scotland, written by the ardent hunter Ashley Leggatt. An uncommon work. This work is an interesting work on deer hunting in Scotland in the...

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1926 Whaling North South Morley Hodgson First US Edition Illustrated Dustwrapper
1926 Whaling North South Morley Hodgson First US Edition Illustrated Dustwrapper

Price: £34.00

A first American edition of this work on whaling adventures in the Arctic and Antarctic by F. V. Morley and J. S. Hodgson, copiously illustrated throughout with photographs by the authors. ...

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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 Notes of a Fly Fisher W. S. Jackson First Edition Uncommon Illustrated
1927 Notes of a Fly Fisher W. S. Jackson First Edition Uncommon Illustrated

Price: £30.00

An uncommon first edition copy of this fascinating guide to flyfishing for beginners by W. S. Jackson. Exploring the different methods of casting and knots, with a helpful guide to outfits,...

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1927 The Sport of Our Fathers Henry Alken George Stubbs
1927 The Sport of Our Fathers Henry Alken George Stubbs

Price: £260.00

A finely bound work, containing the first and second volumes of Walter Shaw Sparrow's biographical studies of these renowned sports illustrators, Henry Alken, George Stubbs and Ben Marshall. ...

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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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1928 My Hunting Sketch Book Lionel Edwards Illustrated Dustwrapper Landscapes
1928 My Hunting Sketch Book Lionel Edwards Illustrated Dustwrapper Landscapes

Price: £130.00

A profusely illustrated work by Lionel Edwards, being illustrations of his own hunting experiences throughout England. Published in the same year as the first edition. A profusely illustrated...

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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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1929 Stubbs Marshall The Sport of our Fathers Sparrow First Edition Dustwrapper Illustrated
1929 Stubbs Marshall The Sport of our Fathers Sparrow First Edition Dustwrapper Illustrated

Price: £130.00

A first edition copy of Walter Shaw Sparrow's fascinating study of the life and works of the renowned English sporting and animal painters, George Stubbs and Ben Marshall. Walter Shaw Sparrow...

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1930 Elements of Shooting Eric Parker Illustrated Uncommon Firearms
1930 Elements of Shooting Eric Parker Illustrated Uncommon Firearms

Price: £20.00

A lovely example of this guide to shooting and firearms by Eric Parker. Illustrated with ten colour plates and numerous diagrams throughout. Undated, dated using Copac. A uncommon work of...

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1930 In the Gunroom Major Gerald Burrard First Edition Shooting Publishers Cloth
1930 In the Gunroom Major Gerald Burrard First Edition Shooting Publishers Cloth

Price: £22.00

A first edition copy of this work on shooting by Major Gerald Burrard, in which the author attempt to answer numerous shooting queries. A first edition, first impression copy. In the publisher's...

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1930 More Hunting Memories Thomas H G Esmonde Authors Presentation Copy First Ed
1930 More Hunting Memories Thomas H G Esmonde Authors Presentation Copy First Ed

Price: £115.00

A first edition copy to this shooting memoir, with an ink inscription by the author to the half tile page. This uncommon work is illustrated with several illustrations throughout. First edition....

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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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1930 Second Shots Casual Talks About Golf Bernard Darwin John O London Sport
1930 Second Shots Casual Talks About Golf Bernard Darwin John O London Sport

Price: £70.00

A lovely example of this work of sports writing by the notable golfer and author Bernard Darwin. Part of John O'London's Little Books Series. In the publisher's original binding, lacking...

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1930 The Gun Room Guide Hugh B C Pollard P Rickman H F Wallace Illustrated
1930 The Gun Room Guide Hugh B C Pollard P Rickman H F Wallace Illustrated

Price: £65.00

A work of shooting history and guide to firearms by Hugh B. C. Pollard. This interesting work is illustrated by two notable artists, Philip Rickman and H. Frank Wallace. Written by Hugh B....

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1931 A Fisherman's Angles Chalmers Wilkinson First Edition Dustwrapper Illustrated
1931 A Fisherman's Angles Chalmers Wilkinson First Edition Dustwrapper Illustrated

Price: £68.00

A first edition copy of 'A Fisherman's Angles' by Patrick R. Chalmers, copiously illustrated throughout by Norman Wilkinson. Patrick Reginald Chalmers was a renowned Irish writer, who wrote...

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1931 A Fisherman's Angles Chalmers Wilkinson First Edition Illustrated
1931 A Fisherman's Angles Chalmers Wilkinson First Edition Illustrated

Price: £30.00

A first edition copy of 'A Fisherman's Angles' by Patrick R. Chalmers, copiously illustrated throughout by Norman Wilkinson. Patrick Reginald Chalmers was a renowned Irish writer, who wrote...

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1931 Book of Sporting Painters Sparrow Scarce Limited First Edition Illustrated
1931 Book of Sporting Painters Sparrow Scarce Limited First Edition Illustrated

Price: £155.00

A scarce first limited edition copy of this profusely illustrated work on sporting painters by Walter Shaw Sparrow. Walter Shaw Sparrow was a notable Welsh writer on art and architecture with...

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1931 The Game of Golf Lonsdale Library Volume IX Illustrated First Edition
1931 The Game of Golf Lonsdale Library Volume IX Illustrated First Edition

Price: £50.00

An attractive first edition of 'The Game of Golf', volume IX in The Lonsdale Library Series. Containing selected writings by prominent golf figures such as Bernard Darwin, Charles Darwin's...

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1931 Whaling in the Antarctic Bennett First Edition Third Impression Illustrated
1931 Whaling in the Antarctic Bennett First Edition Third Impression Illustrated

Price: £38.00

A first edition third impression copy of this copiously illustrated work on whaling in Antarctica, by A. G. Bennett. This work contains a brief outline of the history of both"old-time"...

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1932 Deer Forest Life Alex Inkson McConnochie Deerstalking Illustrated
1932 Deer Forest Life Alex Inkson McConnochie Deerstalking Illustrated

Price: £90.00

A smartly bound copy of this illustrated and informative work on the deer forests in the highlands of Scotland, written by Alexander Inkson McConnochie. 'Deer Forest Life' is an interesting...

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1932 Notes on Sporting Rifles Major Gerald Burrard Uncommon Third Edition
1932 Notes on Sporting Rifles Major Gerald Burrard Uncommon Third Edition

Price: £135.00

A uncommon work on shooting, being a guide to the use of sporting rifles for game shotting in India. An uncommon third edition copy of this work. Revised and enlarged. Written by Gerald Burrard....

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1935 Southern Golf E P Leigh Bennett Illustrated Courses to Conquer Guidebook
1935 Southern Golf E P Leigh Bennett Illustrated Courses to Conquer Guidebook

Price: £35.00

A guide to the game of golf in the south of England.This early twentieth century publication is a guide to the golf courses of the south.Counties discussed include Kent, Sussex, Devon, Dorset, Cornwall, Bournemouth, Somerset and more....

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1935-6 2vol Railway Wonders of the World Clarence Winchester Cecil J Allen
1935-6 2vol Railway Wonders of the World Clarence Winchester Cecil J Allen

Price: £260.00

The complete two volumes of the 'Railway Wonders of the World'. Being the original 50 weekly installments of the locomotive magazine bound together as two volumes. Illustrated, with monochrome and coloured plates. ...

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1936 Game Birds and Game Bird Shooting Pollard Rickman Illus Colour Plates 1st
1936 Game Birds and Game Bird Shooting Pollard Rickman Illus Colour Plates 1st

Price: £38.00

The first edition of this work on shooting, written by Hugh Pollard, and illustrated with six coloured plates. The first edition of this work. This work is a vivid and authoritative book on...

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1937 2vol Electric Trains W A Agnew Illustrated First Edition Locomotives
1937 2vol Electric Trains W A Agnew Illustrated First Edition Locomotives

Price: £125.00

A lovely copy of the first edition of this work on locomotives, which explains the maintenance and operation of electric railways. Profusely illustrated with diagrams and photographs. In the...

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1937 Sporting Adventure J. Wentworth Day Fish-Hawk Illus Signed by Publisher
1937 Sporting Adventure J. Wentworth Day Fish-Hawk Illus Signed by Publisher

Price: £40.00

An illustrated work on the sport of hunting birds throughout the year, signed by the publisher. Signed by the publisher to the recto to the front endpaper. 'Sporting Adventure' is a work on...

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1938 The Lonsdale Keeper's Book Eric Parker Illustrated
1938 The Lonsdale Keeper's Book Eric Parker Illustrated

Price: £95.00

An instructive and illustrated work on game-keeping, part of the Lonsdale Library of sports, edited by Eric Parker. Held in the original price-clipped dustwrapper. This work is Volume XXVI...

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1939 The Modern Tramway Vol. 2. No. 13- Vol. 5. No. 60.
1939 The Modern Tramway Vol. 2. No. 13- Vol. 5. No. 60.

Price: £70.00

A lovely rebound collection of twelve issues from the fascinating 'Modern Tramway' magazine; published by the Light Railway Transport League in order to encourage the development of light rail and tramways and streetcar...

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1942 Shooting by Moor Field and Shore Eric Parker Lonsdale Library Volume III
1942 Shooting by Moor Field and Shore Eric Parker Lonsdale Library Volume III

Price: £53.00

An informative work on field sports.Written by Eric Parker, Leslie Sprake, Major Portal and many more.With one hundred and fifty illustrations in total.Held in original unclipped dustwrapper.Volume III of the Lonsdale Library. The...

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1944 Bernard Darwin Golf Between Two Wars First Edition Scarce Dustwrapper Illus
1944 Bernard Darwin Golf Between Two Wars First Edition Scarce Dustwrapper Illus

Price: £65.00

A first edition of this golfing work by Bernard Darwin.With 16 photographic plates.With the scarce dustwrapper.Bernard Darwin, the grandson of naturalist Charles Darwin, was a golf writer and high-standard and amateur golfer. He wrote...

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1944 Golf Between Two Wars Bernard Darwin First Edition Illustrated Photographs
1944 Golf Between Two Wars Bernard Darwin First Edition Illustrated Photographs

Price: £45.00

A first edition of this golfing work by Bernard Darwin.With 16 photographic plates.Bernard Darwin, the grandson of naturalist Charles Darwin, was a golf writer and high-standard and amateur golfer. He wrote several popular works...

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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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1948 With a Gun to the Hill Scottish Highlands Stephen Pilkington Illus 1st
1948 With a Gun to the Hill Scottish Highlands Stephen Pilkington Illus 1st

Price: £50.00

An illustrated account of Stephen M. Pilkington's experiences shooting in the Scottish Highlands. 'With a Gun to the Hill' is an interesting memoir recounting the author's experiences throughout...

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1949 Practical Golf Lessons From a New Angle by Oscar W.Walker Illus Dustwrapper
1949 Practical Golf Lessons From a New Angle by Oscar W.Walker Illus Dustwrapper

Price: £99.00

An illustrated work on golf by Oscar W. Walker.In the scarce original unclipped dustwrapper.Using a number of demonstrative illustrations, photographs and diagrams, this work aims to provide a greater understanding surrounding a number...

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1950 Golf Courses Martin A. F. Sutton Bernard Darwin Second Ed Illus
1950 Golf Courses Martin A. F. Sutton Bernard Darwin Second Ed Illus

Price: £220.00

The second edition of this highly illustrated guide to golf courses. With publisher's advertisements to the rear of the work. The second edition. First published in 1933. Collated complete...

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1955 Sonder-Muunzenauktion Sammlung Apostolo Zeno
1955 Sonder-Muunzenauktion Sammlung Apostolo Zeno

Price: £120.00

A complete three volume set of catalogues of the 1955, 1956, and 1957 Dorotheum 'Apostolo Zenno' coin auction. The Dorotheum was first established in 1707 and is one of the world's oldest auction...

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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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1974 Encyclopaedia of Driving Sallie Walrond Illustrated Signed 1st
1974 Encyclopaedia of Driving Sallie Walrond Illustrated Signed 1st

Price: £40.00

A signed first edition of this interesting encyclopedia about driving horse drawn carriages. The first edition of this work, signed by the author to the edition page. 'Encyclopaedia of Driving'...

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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 The Story of British Sporting Prints Frank Siltzer
1979 The Story of British Sporting Prints Frank Siltzer

Price: £48.00

An attractive copy of this fascinating and unique catalogue of British prints relating to hunting, shooting, racing and coaching; compiled and written by by Frank Siltzer. Within this work Seltzer...

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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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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 2vols Southdown History and Details Automobiles First Edition Illustrated
1994 2vols Southdown History and Details Automobiles First Edition Illustrated

Price: £40.00

A wonderful two volume set of work of British Bus Heritage, profusely illustrated with numerous examples of bus types. First edition. Issued without dustwrappers. Written by Colin Morris,...

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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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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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c1886 A Sporting Quixote Augustus Fitzmuddle Samuel Laing Scarce
c1886 A Sporting Quixote Augustus Fitzmuddle Samuel Laing Scarce

Price: £34.00

A scarce copy of this charming sporting novel, by the noted British railway administrator, politician, and writer Samuel Laing. The son of the renowned Scottish travel writer also named Samuel...

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c1887 Wild Sports of the World James Greenwood Colour Frontispiece Plates
c1887 Wild Sports of the World James Greenwood Colour Frontispiece Plates

Price: £33.00

A fascinating work on big game hunting and sports of the wrold.With eight coloured plates and several woodcuts.James Greenwood was a British social explorer, journalsit and writer who wrote several works on different cultures around...

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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 Jorrock's Jaunts and Jollities Hunting Shooting Illustrated Henry Alken
c1890 Jorrock's Jaunts and Jollities Hunting Shooting Illustrated Henry Alken

Price: £35.00

A humorous work by the nineteenth century author Robert Surtees, illustrated with sixteen colour plates throughout. A new edition, this copy bound in the original publisher's cloth binding....

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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 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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c1891 Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour Surtees Subscription Edition Leech Illustrated
c1891 Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour Surtees Subscription Edition Leech Illustrated

Price: £70.00

A handsome subscription edition of Robert Smith Surtees' 'Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour'; copiously illustrated throughout and in the publisher's original decorative cloth binding. Robert Smith...

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c1893-1905 2vol Cassell's Sports Pastimes Chambers Twentieth Century Dictionary Illustrated
c1893-1905 2vol Cassell's Sports Pastimes Chambers Twentieth Century Dictionary Illustrated

Price: £110.00

A very smart binding for these two works. 'Cassell's Complete Book of Sports and Pastimes' and 'Chamber's Twentieth Century Dictionary', Lacking tile page to 'Chamber's Twentieth Century Dictionary',...

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c1902 Modern Gymnastic Exercises Part I Elementary A Alexander Fourth Edition
c1902 Modern Gymnastic Exercises Part I Elementary A Alexander Fourth Edition

Price: £38.00

An instructional work on gymnastic exercises.Illustrated throughout, with diagrams indicating particular movements and stances. With accompanying music scores to the right hand page of most exercises.A lovely little work, providing...

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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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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 Huic Holloa! "Spider" Jacobson First Edition Illustrated Scarce Dustwrapper
c1935 Huic Holloa!

Price: £35.00

A first edition copy of "Spider" Jacobson's 'Huic Holloa!' with the scarce original unclipped dustwrapper. Subtitled 'the Sporting Reminiscences of a Totally Unimportant Person',...

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