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British Mountain Climbs, Abraham, George D.
1 Abraham, George D. British Mountain Climbs
London Mills and Boon, Limited 1948 1948 Reprint Half Morocco Very Good 8vo. 
Sixth edition. xvi, 448 pp. Bound in dark blue half morocco over blue cloth.. Gilt lettering to spine. New endpapers. No ownership names. With 19 full-page illustrations and 21 outline drawings showing the principal routes. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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Sporting Scrap Book, Alken, Henry
2 Alken, Henry Sporting Scrap Book
London Published by Thomas M'Lean, Repository of Wit and Humour 1824 1824 1/4 Morocco Good Oblong 4to. Illustrated 
With 38 hand-coloured plates only (of 50). Measures 37cm x 24cm. Contemporary quarter maroon morocco over marbled paper-covered boards. Maroon leather title label onlay to front board with gilt lettering. Boards quite worn and rubbed. Binding firm. Tear to front endpaper. No text. Contains 38 (of 50) full-page tissue-guarded hand-coloured plates. Colouring of plates bright and fresh. A few minor marks to some plates, affecting only borders. Internally generally in VG condition in a Good only binding. 
Price: 750.00 GBP
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High Mountains and Cold Seas : A Biography of H. W. Tilman, Anderson, J. R. L.
3 Anderson, J. R. L. High Mountains and Cold Seas : A Biography of H. W. Tilman
London Victor Gollancz Ltd. 1980 1980 0575028068 / 9780575028067 First Edition Hardback Very Good 8vo. 
366 pp. Publisher's hardback in dust jacket. Spotting to edges. Slight lean to spine. Illustrations and maps. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Endless Amusement : A Collection of Nearly 400 Entertaining Experiments in Various Brances of Science...Popular Tricks and Changes of the Cards...a Complete System of Pyrotechny; or the Art of Making Fireworks, Anon
4 Anon Endless Amusement : A Collection of Nearly 400 Entertaining Experiments in Various Brances of Science...Popular Tricks and Changes of the Cards...a Complete System of Pyrotechny; or the Art of Making Fireworks
London Henry Washbourne 1839 1839 Seventh Edition Cloth Very Good 12mo. 
216 pp. Contemporary olive-green cloth with gilt border & title to front board. Boards slightly marked & edgeworn. Hinges repaired. Early ink name to front pastedown. Folding frontis engraving. Slight edgewear to frontis. Binding firm. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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Original Manuscript Notes : Recovering the Line or Casting [Fox Hunting], Anon
5 Anon Original Manuscript Notes : Recovering the Line or Casting [Fox Hunting]
Stratton-on-the-Fosse Downside School Smythe House N.d. [c. 1950's] 1950 Very Good 
Ten unbound leaves each measuring 11cm x 18cm. On headed paper from Downside School, Smythe House, Stratton-on-the-Fosse, Nr. Bath. Manuscript notes on 'Recovering the Line' with three finely drawn original sketches. 'Most of us when enjoying a run out hunting, are apt to regard a check merely as an interruption in the pleasant process of galloping and jumping...and yet this question of recovering the line of a fox when hounds have temporarily lost it, is really one of the most interesting parts of hunting...' 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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The Game 'Auctioneer' : Complete Outfit. Not a Dull Moment. Scope for Fun, Wit & Humour, Anon
6 Anon The Game 'Auctioneer' : Complete Outfit. Not a Dull Moment. Scope for Fun, Wit & Humour
N.p. N.p. N.d. Box Very Good 
Original card game in box. No date, but circa 1920. In original red cardboard box with colour pictorial onlay. Slight wear to box. Contains a deck of 40 cards, paper coins and a gavel. Lacks rules card. In VG condition. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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The Angler's Note-Book and Naturalist's Record: A Repertory of Fact, Inquiry and Discussion on Field-sports and Subjects of Natural History. Two volumes: The Green Series Complete and The Yellow Series Complete, Anon and The Green Series Complete and The Yellow Series Complete
7 Anon and The Green Series Complete and The Yellow Series Complete The Angler's Note-Book and Naturalist's Record: A Repertory of Fact, Inquiry and Discussion on Field-sports and Subjects of Natural History. Two volumes: The Green Series Complete and The Yellow Series Complete
London William Satchell & Co. 1880 / 1888 1880 Gilt Lettered Cloth Very Good 8vo. 
Two volumes. 192; 188 pp. Original green cloth with gilt lettering to front boards & spines. Wear to spine ends & corners of second volume. Minor marks and bumping to boards of second volume. Volume one fresh and clean. Six woodcuts to vol. 1. Illustrations to vol. 2. Slight spotting. A VG pair. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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Fowling, A Poem (In Five Books) Descriptive of Grouse, Partridge, Pheasant, Woodcock, Duck, and Snipe Shooting, Anon [Vincent, John]
8 Anon [Vincent, John] Fowling, A Poem (In Five Books) Descriptive of Grouse, Partridge, Pheasant, Woodcock, Duck, and Snipe Shooting
London Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies 1808 1808 First Edition Half Morocco Fine 8vo. Illustrated 
First edition. (vi), 150, (2) pp. Full green morocco. Raised bands to spine with decorative gilt panels. Gilt turn-ins with maroon paper endpapers. Top edge gilt. Bound by Wallis. Edges untrimmed. Extra illustrated with seven hand-coloured engravings. Two-page publisher's list at rear. Some offsetting from engravings. An attractive copy in Fine condition. 
Price: 600.00 GBP
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The Ashley Book of Knots, Ashley, Clifford W.
9 Ashley, Clifford W. The Ashley Book of Knots
London Faber and Faber Limited 1972 1972 0571000738 / 9780571000739 Reprint 1/4 Morocco Very Good 4to. 
x, 620 pp. Quarter dark green morocco with vellum-tipped corners over green cloth. Raised bands to spine with gilt lettering. Clean copy. No ownership names or other markings. Illustrations throughout. In VG to Near Fine condition. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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The Sportman's Bedside Book, B.B. [D. J. Watkins-Pitchford]
10 B.B. [D. J. Watkins-Pitchford] The Sportman's Bedside Book
London Eyre and Spottiswoode 1937 1937 First Edition Cloth Very Good 8vo. Illustrated 
xii, 237 pp. Publisher's cloth in colour pictorial dust wrapper. Dj chipped & torn and lacking large area to rear panel. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Illustrated with frontis and eleven additional full-page plates and 16 tail-pieces by the author. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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The Rifle and the Hound in Ceylon, Baker, Sir Samuel W.
11 Baker, Sir Samuel W. The Rifle and the Hound in Ceylon
London Longmans, Green & Co 1892 1892 New Edition Half Vellum Very Good 8vo. 
353 pp, illustrated in b/w (with a colour plate of a 'hunting leopard' stuck on inside front board. A Relfe Brothers prize binding in half vellum with blue marbled boards a prize binding gilt decorated newport grammer school stamp to front cover 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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Billiards, Bennett, Joseph and edited by Cavendish
12 Bennett, Joseph and edited by Cavendish Billiards
London Thos. de la Rue & Co. 1881 1881 Third Edition Gilt Decorated Cloth Good 8vo. 
483, (11) pp. Publisher's original dark green cloth with gilt decoration & lettering to front board & spine. Slight wear to extremities. Internally clean. Frontis illustration. With 196 full-page diagrams. Publisher's adverts at rear. Binding firm. Good to VG copy. 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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Winter Sports in Switzerland, Benson, E. F.
13 Benson, E. F. Winter Sports in Switzerland
London George Allen & Company, Ltd. 1913 1913 First Edition Cloth Good 4to. Williams, C. Fleming 
viii, 197, (2) pp. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Old damp damage and spotting to rear board. Slight tear to spine cloth at joint. Scattered foxing. Prize bookplate to front pastedown. With twelve tipped-in colour illustrations by C. Fleming Williams and 47 full-page photographs. Collated and complete. An early book on winter sports. 
Price: 400.00 GBP
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The Way to the Mountains of the Moon, Bere, Rennie
14 Bere, Rennie The Way to the Mountains of the Moon
London Arthur Barker Limited 1966 1966 Hardback Very Good 8vo. 
xii, 147 pp. Publisher's hardback in dust wrapper. Dj rubbed and edgeworn. Internally clean. No ownership names. Illustrations and maps. A naturalist's account of mountain climbing in Africa. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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A Hundred Grand Nationals, Bird, T. H.
15 Bird, T. H. A Hundred Grand Nationals
London Country Life Ltd 1937 1937 First Edition Cloth Good Small 4to. 
204 pp, illustrated with coloured frontis. Green cloth with gilt lettering on spine, small split on top of spine and fading on edges. top of spine worn. Some marks on boards. Foxing on edges and some internally, otherwise tight clean copy. A good copy. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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Mountaineer : Thirty Years of Climbing on the World's Great Peaks, Bonington, Chris
16 Bonington, Chris Mountaineer : Thirty Years of Climbing on the World's Great Peaks
London Diadem Books 1989 1989 090637197X / 9780906371978 Hardback Near Fine 4to. 
Inscribed and signed by the author on the half title. 192 pp. Publisher's hardback in dust jacket. Clean copy. Minimal wear. Full-colour photography throughout. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Changabang, Bonington, Chris and Martin Boysen, Alan Hankinson and others
17 Bonington, Chris and Martin Boysen, Alan Hankinson and others Changabang
London Heinemann 1975 1975 0435860011 / 9780435860011 Cloth Very Good Small 4to. 
x, 118 pp. Publisher's full cloth in dust jacket. Very clean copy. No ownership names. Numerous colour and b&w illustrations. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2014, Booth, Lawrence (edited)
18 Booth, Lawrence (edited) Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2014
Wisden 2014 2014 1408175681 / 9781408175682 Hardcover Near Fine 8vo. 
1600 pp. Some bminor bumps and creases to top of dustjacket. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Horses and Horsemen and Stable-Management, Bosvile, Godfrey
19 Bosvile, Godfrey Horses and Horsemen and Stable-Management
London George Routledge & Sons Ltd 1908 1908 First Edition 1/4 Morocco Very Good 8vo. 
ix, 276 pp., Several b/w photographic plates and illustrations. Bound in a handsome midnight blue quarter morocco with blue cloth boards. TEG. Minor tanning and foxing to ffeps and endpapers, but very good and clean internally. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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Thirty Years of Shikar, Braddon, Edward
20 Braddon, Edward Thirty Years of Shikar
Edinburgh and London William Blackwood and Sons 1895 1895 First Edition Decorated Cloth Near Fine 8vo. 
First edition. x, 373, 2, 32 pp. Publisher's original gilt-decorated green cloth. Maroon endpapers. Frontis illustration. Illustrated initials and tailpieces. Coloured folding map at rear. Slight foxing. Cloth boards bright and fresh with bright gilt decoration. Internally clean and fresh. No ownership names or any other markings. A handsome Near Fine copy of a very scarce book. 
Price: 950.00 GBP
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