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Sports: Horses, Angling & Country Pursuits

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Sports: Horses, Angling & Country Pursuits

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1 Letters to Young Fly-Fishers
Aston, Sir George Philip Allan & Co., Ltd London 1926 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
First edition. Original blue boards. Rubs to the corners and spine edges, exposing the boards in a couple of places. Previous owner's signature in pencil on the front endpaper. In generally good condition inside but there is a loose plate, facing p. 70. Light handling marks to a few page margins but pages are mostly clean and binding fairly firm. pp. xii, 154. An acceptable reading copy; not a collector's copy. 105005 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
15 Horses and Stables
Fitzwygram, Lieut.-General Sir F. Longmans, Green and Co London 1894 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback. Original black boards, with paper title label on the spine. Title label rubbed. The boards have staining / mottling from old damp exposure. Inside in good clean condition. Binding firm. Gift inscription, dated 1900, written on the front pastedown and another written at the top edge of the Preface page. 4th edition. Some light foxing. pp. viii, 560, plates. An acceptable reading / reference copy. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 105602 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
2 Ken Oliver, The Benign Bishop [Signed by Ken Oliver]
Buglass, Dan Marlborough Books 1994 1873919158 / 9781873919156 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Signed by Other
Signed by Ken Oliver on the half-title page. The book would be described as very good condition, except for heavy bumps to the bottom corners. Clean condition. No inscriptions. Dust jacket price clipped. 183pp. 303939 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
16 New Sporting Stories
G. G. Bellairs & Co. London 1896 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Victorian pictorial cloth binding, overall grayed with a few small marks, minor bumps to corners, and some rubs to the spine ends and corners. Some foxing to the texblock edges; interior otherwise very clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Foredges untrimmed. Binding firm and sound. pp. vii, 218. 20cm. 301326 
Price: 32.00 GBP

 
 
3 Gold Under Their Hooves: A History of the Johannesburg Turf Club, 1887 - 1987
Collings, John Chris Van Rensburg Publications (PTY) Limited Johannesburg 1987 0868460508 / 9780868460505 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Publisher's original silver cloth boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good condition. A 'best wishes' and signature on the front endpaper. Some bruising to spine ends and minor bumps to corners. 216pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 304418 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
17 The Untamed: Horses of the Wild
Grew, David T. Fisher Unwin London 1923 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Original blue boards. A forwards lean to the spine. A small stained dented mark to the spine. Untrimmed / rough cut foredges. Some light foxing. Mild bruising to spine ends. Brief gift inscription and another previous owner's name on the front endpaper. Colour frontis. 256pp. 104801 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
4 British Sports and Sportsmen: Big Game Hunting and Angling
Compiled and Edited by "The Sportsman" British Sports and Sportsmen King Street, Covent Garden, London 1914 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall 
Original cloth binding, half green with brown sides. Two small marks to the front board. Gilt titles. Hand-numbered limited edition. This copy is no. 415 of 1000 copies. Light green marbled endpapers. Inner hinges have been professionally and neatly strengthened (not by ourselves) with green cloth. The hinges have had extra strengthening with a white cloth tape (again, undertaken by a previous owner), at the Preface and at the Photogravures contents page. As it is white it blends with the pages and is reasonably unobtrusive. The binding is otherwise quite firm and sound. There are a couple of short tears in the edges of the contents pages. pp. xiii, 593. 39cm. Profusely illustrated, including numerous photogravures with tissue guards. Plates are mostly very clean. Occasional foxing spot to prelims and to tissue guards, with some foxing to a few plates. Top edge gilt. DELIVERY: No extra charges for sending within the UK MAINLAND. An extra fee may be necessary for UK islands and highlands, including N. Ireland. INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY may not available for this book due to size and weight - please contact us BEFORE ORDERING. There will be significant extra postage charges for international orders. A discount on postage is available for collection from our North Oxfordshire shop premises. 104589 
Price: 110.00 GBP

 
18 Géricault's Horses : Drawings and Watercolours
Grunchec, Philippe Sotheby's Publications 1985 0856671908 / 9780856671906 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Large hardback with dust jacket. Pages in very good clean condition. The binding is a little shaken but holds fine. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. DJ VG. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 183pp. A VERY HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Small surcharge may apply to UK highlands and islands and N. Ireland; larger surcharge for overseas destinations. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. 200049 
Price: 40.00 GBP

 
 
5 British Sports and Sportsmen: Hunting
Compiled and Edited by "The Sportsman" British Sports and Sportsmen King Street, Covent Garden, London 1912 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall 
Original cloth binding, half green with brown sides. Gilt titles. Hand-numbered limited edition. This copy is no. 134 of 1000 copies. Light green marbled endpapers. The binding is firm and sound. Inner hinges are very good. pp. xiii, 645. 39cm. Profusely illustrated, including numerous photogravures with tissue guards. Plates are clean. Some occasional foxing to prelims, very occasionally to plates and to tissue guards. Top edge gilt. DELIVERY: No extra charges for sending within the UK MAINLAND. An extra fee may be necessary for UK islands and highlands, including N. Ireland. INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY may not available for this book due to size and weight - please contact us BEFORE ORDERING. There will be significant extra postage charges for international orders. A discount on postage is available for collection from our North Oxfordshire shop premises. 104588 
Price: 110.00 GBP

 
19 Game Cock and Countryman
Humber, R. D. ; illustrations by John Roberts Cassell London 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Original green boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. There is a gift inscription written on the front endpaper, dated 1969. No other marks. Pages clean and binding firm. The dust jacket has a few light rubs to the edges. Front flap not price clipped. 145pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 105042 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
6 British Sports and Sportsmen: Racing, Coursing and Steeplechasing. Part I and Part II (Complete 2 Volume set)
Compiled and Edited by "The Sportsman" British Sports and Sportsmen King Street, Covent Garden, London 1911 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall 
Original cloth binding, half green with brown sides. Gilt titles. Hand-numbered limited edition. This copy is no.178 of 1000 copies. Light green marbled endpapers. The bindings are firm and sound and hinges very good. Volume II has two small (c. 1cm long) rubbed holes in the upper spine joint. These look stable and not like expanding splits. pp. xv, 272; ix, 275-620. 39cm. Profusely illustrated, including numerous photogravures with tissue guards. Plates are mostly very clean. Occasional foxing spot to prelims and to tissue guards, with a couple of very light foxing spots to a few plates. Top edge gilt. DELIVERY: No extra charges for sending within the UK MAINLAND. An extra fee may be necessary for UK islands and highlands, including N. Ireland. INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY may not available for this set due to size and weight - please contact us BEFORE ORDERING. There will be significant extra postage charges for international orders. A discount on postage is available for collection from our North Oxfordshire shop premises. 104590 
Price: 215.00 GBP

 
20 Ten Great Irish Hunts [Signed Copy]
MacEwan, Michael Punchestown Books, in association with The Irish Hunting Review 1996 1873920091 / 9781873920091 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall Signed by Author(s)
Red boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. There are some minor marks to the edges of the front endpaper. Signed by the author on the title page (flat signed, no inscriptions). No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped. 160pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK mainland, as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK mainland; small charge likely for highlands, islands and N. Ireland. 104869 
Price: 35.00 GBP

 
 
7 British Sports and Sportsmen: Shooting and Deerstalking
Compiled and Edited by "The Sportsman" British Sports and Sportsmen King Street, Covent Garden, London 1913 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall 
Original cloth binding, half green with brown sides. Gilt titles. Hand-numbered limited edition. This copy is no. 407 of 1000 copies. Light green marbled endpapers. Inner hinges have been professionally and neatly strengthened (not by ourselves) with green cloth. Shaken, with partial cracks to hinges at the front of the textblock - at frontispiece and at the Preface. The binding is otherwise firm and sound. pp. xii, 359. 39cm. Profusely illustrated, including numerous photogravures with tissue guards. Plates are very clean. Occasional foxing spot to prelims and to tissue guards. Top edge gilt. DELIVERY: No extra charges for sending within the UK MAINLAND. An extra fee may be necessary for UK islands and highlands, including N. Ireland. INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY may not available for this book due to size and weight - please contact us BEFORE ORDERING. There will be significant extra postage charges for international orders. A discount on postage is available for collection from our North Oxfordshire shop premises. 104587 
Price: 110.00 GBP

 
21 Mount and Man : A Key to Better Horsemanship
McTaggart, Lieut.-Col. M. F. ; with a foreword by Field-Marshal Viscount Allenby ; illustrations by Lionel Edwards Country Life Ltd London 1927 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall Edwards, Lionel 
Second and revised edition [1st published 1925]. Red cloth. Spine faded. Minor marks to boards. Corners and spine ends are bumped. Small wrinkle in the cloth on the back cover. Brief contemporary inscription on the front endpaper. Some foxing to pages. Tipped in plates are mostly clean - pale marks to a couple of plates but they look to be free from foxing. 163pp. 25.5cm. 300463 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
 
8 British Sports and Sportsmen: Past and Present. Part I and Part II (Complete 2 Volume set)
Compiled and Edited by "The Sportsman" ; introduction by Horace G. Hutchinson British Sports and Sportsmen King Street, Covent Garden, London 1908 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall 
Original cloth binding, half green with brown sides. Gilt titles. Light green marbled endpapers. Both volumes have lightly cracked inner hinges. Front hinge of Volume I is more noticeably cracked though binding is still firm. pp. xxiii, 168; ix, 169-325. 39cm. Profusely illustrated, including numerous photogravures. These don't have tissue guards. Some foxing throughout. Top edge gilt. DELIVERY: No extra charges for sending within the UK MAINLAND. An extra fee may be necessary for UK islands and highlands, including N. Ireland. INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY may not available for this set due to size and weight - please contact us BEFORE ORDERING. There will be significant extra postage charges for international orders. A discount on postage is available for collection from our North Oxfordshire shop premises. 104591 
Price: 135.00 GBP

 
22 A Century Galloped By: The First Hundred Years of the Victoria Racing Club [Signed Limited Edition]
Pacini, John Victoria Racing Club Melbourne 1988 0731628128 / 9780731628124 Limited Edition Leather Bound Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Signed by Author(s)
A leather bound limited edition copy, so no dust jacket. This copy would have been presented in a slipcase but the slipcase is lacking. This is copy number 49 of a limited edition of 300. SIGNED on the presentation page by the author and the chairman. 522pp. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Small surcharge may apply to UK highlands and islands and N. Ireland; larger surcharge for overseas destinations. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. 303941 
Price: 55.00 GBP

 
 
9 Stud : Adventures in Breeding
Conley, Kevin Bloomsbury US 2002 0747560064 / 9780747560067 Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
NEW hardback. RRP. £16.99. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 209pp. Cheap stud, top stud, old stud, wild stud, from the Hall of Fame horse to the harem stallion with his feral herd, Stud looks at intimate acts in idyllic settings (and the billion-dollar business behind them), providing a voyeuristic glimpse of just how human the equine world can be. 302131 
Price: 9.34 GBP

 
23 Our Ponies (A Puffin Picture Book, No. 78)
Seaby, Allen W. Puffin | Penguin Books 1949 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Slim stapled illustrated booklet. 31pp. There is quite a large brown stain on the front cover (top corner / leading edge). A few minor foxing spots to front cover and to outer page edges. Pages are otherwise nice and clean. No names or inscriptions. Priced on the front cover one shilling and sixpence. List of titles inside range from no. 4 to no. 81. Minor rubs and a couple of tiny nicks to the bottom edge of the back cover. 105784 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
10 The Owner [Signed copy]
Curling, Peter (written and illustrated by) Cashel Fine Art 2001 1857149033 / 9781857149036 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Peter Curling; flat signed, no inscription. A delightful book of caricatures related to race horses and in particular owners, with a fun poem running through the book. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 304002 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
24 The Harboro' Country
Simpson, Charles John Lane The Bodley Head London 1927 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
With 24 illustrations in colour and 52 in black and white by the author, and an introduction by Lord Stalbridge, Joint Master of the Fernie Hunt. Leicestershire; hunting; Market Harborough. An attractive copy. Binding firm. Pages clean and free from foxing. Foredges rough cut - untrimmed. Previous owner's signature, place and date in red ink on the front pastedown, together with another previous owner's modern bookplate. Fold-out map between p.232-233 in near fine condition - slight creases to margin nearest the spine only. Small bumps to corners. A few small pale marks to top of closed textblock edge. 240pp. 29cm. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 300462 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
11 The Life Story of the Fish
Curtis, Brian D. Appleton-Century Company Incorporated 1938 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Blue cloth. Foredges untrimmed. 1st edition. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is faded at the spine, has some tears and creases and small chips to the spine and corners. Some foxing to DJ flaps. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 260pp. 303085 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
25 Complete Guide to Sea Fishing (An Angling Times Book)
Stoker, Hugh Ernest Benn Limited London 1968 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Reprint. Blue cloth boards. Date written on the front pastedown. Contents otherwise in very good clean condition. The dust jacket is worn - generally rubbed, with some short tears and creasing. Not price clipped, the DJ is now supplied in a loose protective film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 160pp. 301506 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
12 Will Rogers Rope Tricks (A Western Horseman Book)
Dean, Frank Western Horseman, Inc 1969 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Stapled binding. Slight flattened crease to the top corner of the front cover. Contents VG, clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 52pp. 302557 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
26 Thelwell's Riding Academy
Thelwell, Norman Methuen & Co Ltd London 1965 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Original grey boards. A bump to the bottom edge of the front board. Binding firm. Pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. There are some small light stains to the dust jacket, only just visible from the outside; visible to the underside at the top edge and the middle of the spine. Edges lightly rubbed and the laminate of the dust jacket is peeling at the spine. DJ not price clipped. 128pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 104792 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
13 Sha Tin Racecourse
Designed by Rebecca Lee ; foreword by P G Williams Michael Stevenson Limited Hong Kong 1979 9622040039 / 9789622040038 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Original blue boards; slightly bumped base of spine and corners. Dust jacket just a little bruised at spine ends and corners. In very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 47pp. 29 x 28.5cm. 305872 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
27 Merlin: The True Story of a Courageous Police Horse
Thorburn, Gordon John Blake Bramber Road, London 2014 1782194657 / 9781782194651 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. Binding tight and firm. Faint pencil imprint of an old price mark and small abraded patch at the top edge of the front endpaper. Otherwise a very nice copy indeed; appears unread. Dust jacket not price clipped [£12.99]. pp. x, 213. 104400 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
14 Sport Shooting: Rifles and Shotguns
Diez, Octavio ; translated into English by David Buss Udyat 2006 8493392480 / 9788493392482 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. Unmarked. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 304054 
Price: 10.00 GBP

     
 
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