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1 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

 
12 Shell Game
O'Connell, Carol Hutchinson London 2000 0091801990 / 9780091801991 First UK Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First impression UK edition. In very good clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding is firm but boards a little bruised at spine ends. Pages slightly tanned / darkened. Dust jacket not price clipped 424pp. 306619 
Price: 5.50 GBP

 
 
2 A Hunter's Life in South Africa Volume I (Facsimile reproduction of the 1850 edition: Five Years of a Hunter's Life in the Far Interior of South Africa)
Cumming, R Gordon ; with introduction by Professor James A Casada Books of Zimbabwe Bulawayo, Zimbabwe 1980 086920209x / 9780869202098 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Brown cloth hardback. Previous owner's name (biro) crossed out on the front endpaper. Small light grubby mark on the front endpaper. Contents clean. Binding firm and square. xvii, 389pp. Volume I only. The dust jacket is rubbed and worn at the edges - now protected in a loose archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 22cm. 100337 
Price: 28.00 GBP

 
13 The Rugby Football Annual 1937-38 : An Exhaustive Book of Reference for Followers of the Game [21st Issue]q
Owen, O. L. (editor) Sporting Handbooks Ltd London 1937 Hardcover Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Blue cloth spine - faded and frayed at spine ends ; with paper covered boards. Front board is faded green with printed titles. Advertisement on rear board. Rear board a bit grayed. Pencil signature at the top edge of the front board. Contents VG and clean, except some pencil marks in the margins of the section "The Laws of the Game of Rugby Football" pp272-299. 352pp. A good copy of this scarce annual. 16cm x 10.5cm. 100930 
Price: 36.00 GBP

 
 
3 La Savane Au Fil des saisons
Denis-Huot, Christine et Michel Editions de La Martiniere 2004 2732431893 / 9782732431895 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Stunning photography. Text is in French. Photography by husband and wife team. The front endpaper has been removed by a previous owner. Otherwise book is in VG clean condition. A LARGE HEAVY book - overseas postage will be considerably higher than our standard rate; NO extra charges for UK delivery. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose clear archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket from further wear). 427pp. 102113 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
14 Australian Rugby Union: The Game and the Players
Pollard, Jack ; with a foreword by Sir Nicholas Shehadie Angus and Robertson, in association with Australian Broadcasting Corporation Australia and London 1984 0207150060 / 9780207150067 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. UK price on the dust jacket indicating 1st UK edition. Original green boards. The boards are bruised at the spine ends. A slight forwards lean to the spine. Gift inscription written on the reverse of the front endpaper. The dust jacket is slightly faded at the spine. pp. xiii, 945. Flattened crease to the top corner of the rear endpaper. 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. 106984 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
4 Playbox Annual 1953
From the Offices of Playbox Annual The Amalgamated Press London 1952 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
A few marks on the Sledge Race game page. First name written in the This Book Belongs to box. Gift inscription just inside the front cover. Pictorial boards, red cloth spine. Some wear to the board edges. Minor foxing spots to outside edges. 95pp. 302401 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
15 Rugger : The Man's Game
Sewell, E. H. D. ; revised by O. L. Owen ; with a preface by Captain C. B. Fry Hollis and Carter Ltd London 1950 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Third edition. Blue cloth boards. Spine faded. Very clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other mark. 276pp. 100847 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
5 The Daredevil Book For Golfers : Cunning Strategies To Tee Up Your Game
Glynne-Jones, Tim Arcturus Publishing Limited London 2010 184837545X / 9781848375451 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Illustrated by David Mostyn 
Unread, not previously owned, but with minor shelf wear to cover and/or edges. 160pp. 101096 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
16 The Wandering Gun
Stanford, J. K. Geoffrey Bles London 1960 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original red boards; slightly faded at the spine and top edge. A gift inscription written in pen on the reverse of the front endpaper. The binding is firm. A little light foxing. The dust jacket has some tears and chips at the top of spine, and a couple of other short nicks to the edges. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 207. 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. (Books photographed without the protective cover, to avoid reflections). 107076 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
6 Rugby Football Tactics
Gwilliam, John Stanley Paul London 1958 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Previous owner's signature and date on the front endpaper. Some pale brown staining / foxing blooms to the front endpaper and the front flap of the dust jacket. Lighter marks to the rear endpaper and rear flap of the dust jacket. Foxing to the underside of the dust jacket. Some notes and underlining in the text, in pencil. pp. 104. Dust jacket rubbed at the edges, with a couple of short tears and light creasing. Front flap not price clipped. A good working / reference copy. 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. (Books photographed without the protective cover, to avoid reflections). 107055 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
17 Wild About Game Birds
Stoeger Publishing Stoeger Publishing U.S.A. 2003 0883172410 / 9780883172414 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Unread, not previously owned, but with minor shelf wear to cover and/or edges. Pictorial laminated hardback. 128pp. 23cm. 100539 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
7 Biggles Hunts Big Game
Johns, Captain W. E. ; illustrated by Stead Hodder and Stoughton 1948 First Edition Hardcover Fair Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Stead 
Hardback with dust jacket. Red boards with black titles and croc in the bottom corner of the front board. Some marks and slight creasing to the boards. This is a first edition copy in what I believe is a second state dust jacket (the first state dust jacket was green and white). Previous owner's name written neatly at the top edge of the front endpaper. The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. Heavy foxing and some marks to outer close textblock page edges. The dust jacket has foxing and grey marks to the white back cover; tears, rubs, creasing and chips to the edges and a small piece of loss to the base of the spine. Front flap not price clipped. A slight forwards lean to the spine. pp. 211. 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.(Books photographed without the film sleeve, due to reflection). 308476 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
18 The Rugby Football Annual 1927-28 : An Exhaustive Book of Reference for Followers of the Game
The Rugby Football Annual Sporting Handbooks Ltd London 1927 Soft cover Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Blue paper wraps - some discolouration marks to the covers. Printed titles on the front cover. No titles on the spine. A very small water stain at the top of the spine (exterior covers only). Interior binding is stapled and the staples have rusted. Previous owner's name in pencil on the title page and a small sticker pasted on the title page with the number 9. Presentation plate stuck just inside the front cover. Light scattered foxing. Binding firm. Despite the candid description of the book's flaws, this remains a nice copy of a now very scarce rugby annual. 287pp. 16.5 x 10.5cm. 100938 
Price: 68.00 GBP

 
 
8 Biggles Hunts Big Game
Johns, Captain W. E. ; pictures by Stead Hodder and Stoughton Limited London 1950 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Stead 
Hardback, no dust jacket. First published in September 1948; this copy is a second impression of March 1950. Publisher's original red boards with black titles. There are some grubby marks and foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges and a previous owner's name stamp on the front endpaper. Otherwise quite a clean reading copy - pages are clean and the binding is firm. A slight forwards lean to the spine and minor bruising to spine ends. pp. 211. Single tinted frontispiece and 10 further illustrations by Stead (2 b/w, 8 single tint; 7 of them double page). 307842 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
19 The Rugby Football Annual 1938-39 : The "Wisden" of Rugby Football and an Exhaustive Book of Reference for Followers of the Game [20th Annual Issue]
The Rugby Football Annual ; Owen, O. L. (editor) Sporting Handbooks Ltd London 1938 Soft cover Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Yellow limp cloth covers. A few light marks. Back cover has a paper pasted advertisement. Back cover is rubbed (esp. top corner) with some creases and marks. Pages are very much browned / tanned, particularly at the edges. 351pp. 100945 
Price: 38.00 GBP

 
 
9 Biggles Hunts Big Game
Johns, Captain W. E. ; pictures by Stead Hodder and Stoughton London 1948 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Poor Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Stead 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original red boards with black titles. Lightly bruised spine ends and corners and a very short nick in the cloth at the head of the spine. Lightly rubbed bottom edge. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Pages are age-toned and there are some light foxing spots to the outer closed textblock page edges, with a few light spots to pages. pp. 211. The dust jacket is three tone, illustrated in green, black and white. The jacket is in poor to fair condition - worn, torn and rubbed at the edges, with loss of about 6cm to the spine, from the tail end. Small loss to the head of the spine and small chips to corners. Front flap not price clipped. 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. 307798 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
20 British Game [New Naturalist No. 2]
Vesey-Fitzgerald, Brian Collins St. James's Place, London 1946 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. 2nd impression. Original green boards. Some foxing to the endpapers, pastedowns and back cover and flaps of the dust jacket. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. A loose leaf in the textblock, pages 71-74. No sewing holes so they don't look as thought they have ever been bound in. pp. xv, 240, plates. The dust jacket has a misprinted jacket to the underside - also a DJ for British Game but the whole printed with a very orange tinge. The jacket is worn and torn, with a significant tear at the top of the spine, small loss in the middle of the spine, rubs, chips and some creasing to the edges. 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. 105959 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
10 Big Animals (A Ladybird Leader, Series 737)
Leigh-Pemberton, John (written and illustrated by) Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1975 0721403905 / 9780721403908 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. First edition. Matt pictorial boards. Printed ISBN on the back cover and price of 24p.This is the 18th and last title listed on the back cover. In very nice clean condition. Slightly bumped spine ends. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Pages clean and tight. No handling creases to the pages. 51pp. 103601 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
21 A Slice of Glory: Owners, Trainers and the Racing Game
Walton, Elizabeth Stanley Paul 1992 0091749204 / 9780091749200 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Very minor bumps to the edges of the jacket. The pages have noticeably browned, but contents otherwise clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is now protected in a removable clear film sleeve. 179pp. 019395 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
11 The Game of the Name: Introducing Logic, Language and Mind
McCulloch, Gregory Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1992 0198750862 / 9780198750864 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. Some light reading creases to the spine. In very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. xvi, 320. 308684 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
22 The Phasian Bird
Williamson, Henry Faber and Faber Russell Square, London 1948 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Original blue cloth boards with gilt titles to the spine. In really nice clean condition, with just the occasional foxing spot. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding is nice and firm. 341pp. The dust jacket is rubbed, chipped and nicked at the edges, with a cup ring mark and some mild wrinkling to the back cover. 341pp. 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. 105067 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 



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