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British Mountain Climbs

By: Abraham, George D.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Mills and Boon, Limited 1948: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 54115

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Famous Cricketers and Cricket Grounds 1895

By: Alcock, C. W., editor

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Hudson & Kearns 1895: 1895

Book number: 58753

Condition: Fair


Unpaginated. Full cloth with gilt decoration & lettering to front board. All edges gilt. Wear to spine ends & corners with slight damage & loss. Dampstaining to front board. Inner hinges split. Internally generally clean. Numerous large format full-page photographs of cricketers with facsimile signatures and descriptive captions. Binding firm. In Fair to Good condition. View more info

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Undersea Hunting For Inexperienced Englishmen

By: Aldridge, James

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, George Allen and Unwin 1955: 1955

Book number: 59554

Condition: Good


123 pp, illustrated in black and white, wear to book cloth spine and dustwrapper has top edge missing. View more info

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Sporting Scrap Book

By: Alken, Henry

Price: £750.00

Publisher: London, Published by Thomas M'Lean, Repository of Wit and Humour 1824: 1824

Book number: 54314

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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Swimming : Pitman's Games and Recreations Series

By: Annison, Harold E.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd. 1936: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 59309

Condition: Good


xii, 179, 32 pp. Publisher's cloth in pictorial dust wrapper. Presentation copy signed by the author on the front endpaper. Jacket torn and stained. Front board darkened. Some internal staining. Illustrations. 32-page publisher's catalogue at rear. View more info

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Original Manuscript Notes : Recovering the Line or Casting [Fox Hunting]

By: Anon

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Stratton-on-the-Fosse, Downside School Smythe House N.d. [c. 1950's]: 1950

Book number: 54869

Condition: 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...' View more info

Image for The Game 'Auctioneer' : Complete Outfit. Not a Dull Moment. Scope for Fun, Wit & Humour

The Game 'Auctioneer' : Complete Outfit. Not a Dull Moment. Scope for Fun, Wit & Humour

By: Anon

Price: £50.00

Publisher: N.p., N.p. N.d.:

Book number: 55195

Condition: 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. View more info

Image for The Sportsman's Dictionary : Or, the Country Gentleman's Companion, In All Rural Recreations: With Full And Particular Instructions For Hawking, Hunting, Fowling, Setting, Fishing, Racing, Riding, Cocking ... In two volumes

The Sportsman's Dictionary : Or, the Country Gentleman's Companion, In All Rural Recreations: With Full And Particular Instructions For Hawking, Hunting, Fowling, Setting, Fishing, Racing, Riding, Cocking ... In two volumes

By: Anon

Price: £600.00

Publisher: London, Printed for C. Hitch, and C. Davis, and S. Austen 1735: 1735

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 57779

Condition: Very Good


In 2 volumes. Unpaginated. Contemporary full calf. Sympathetically rebacked with raised bands to spines and gilt numbering. Boards renewed. New endpapers. Text clean. Frontis and 25 plates, including some folding (25 engraved and one music). Plates complete. Bindings firm. Loosely laid in are photos of the bindings before restoration. ESTC T131287. View more info

Image for 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

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

By: Anon and The Green Series Complete and The Yellow Series Complete

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, William Satchell & Co. 1880 / 1888: 1880

Book number: 52146

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Fowling, A Poem (In Five Books) Descriptive of Grouse, Partridge, Pheasant, Woodcock, Duck, and Snipe Shooting

By: Anon [Vincent, John]

Price: £600.00

Publisher: London, Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies 1808: 1808

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 52126

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

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The Sportman's Bedside Book

By: B.B. [D. J. Watkins-Pitchford]

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Eyre and Spottiswoode 1937: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55623

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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The Rifle and the Hound in Ceylon

By: Baker, Sir Samuel W.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co 1892: 1892

Edition: New Edition

Book number: 40506

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

Image for Ferrari : The Early Berlinettas and Competition Coupes

Ferrari : The Early Berlinettas and Competition Coupes

By: Batchelor, Dean

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Osceola, Motorbooks International 1993: 1993

Book number: 58105

ISBN: 0879387068

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated. Oblong paperback. Clean copy. No ownership names. Black & white illustrations throughout. View more info

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J. F. Herring & Sons : The Life and Works of J. F. Herring, Senr and His Family

By: Beckett, Oliver

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen and Co. Ltd. 1981: 1981

Book number: 60196

ISBN: 0851313353

Condition: Very Good


176 pp. Publisher's cloth in dust jacket. Minor wear to jacket. Boards clean. Internally clean. No ownership marks. Numerous colour and b&w illustrations. View more info

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Thoughts Upon Hunting in a Series of Familiar Letters to a Friend

By: Beckford, Peter

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Methuen 1899: 1899

Book number: 56752

Condition: Good


xxvii, 280 pp, illustrated in b/w, foxing to pages and endpapers, faded spine cloth. View more info

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Billiards

By: Bennett, Joseph and edited by Cavendish

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Thos. de la Rue & Co. 1881: 1881

Edition: Third Edition

Book number: 53751

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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The Way to the Mountains of the Moon

By: Bere, Rennie

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker Limited 1966: 1966

Book number: 54844

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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A Hundred Grand Nationals

By: Bird, T. H.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Ltd 1937: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 48762

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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Indoor Games for Awkward Moments

By: Blakely, Ruth

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Jarrold & Sons N.d. [1917]: 1917

Book number: 58117

Condition: Good


xii, 162 pp. Original pictorial cloth. Boards marked and worn. Text clean. Illustrations. Copac lists only: Cambs; Ox; BL; NLS and Nottingham. View more info

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Thirty Years of Shikar

By: Braddon, Edward

Price: £950.00

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood and Sons 1895: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 50296

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info