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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


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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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


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 con... 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


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 t... View more info

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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


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

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The Boy's Book of Conjuring : Tricks With Cards, Coins, Hats and Handkerchiefs, Second Sight and Mesmeric Tricks ...

By: Anon

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co., Limited N.d. [c. 1920's]: 1920

Edition: New and Revised Edition

Book number: 57109


222 pp. Original pictorial cloth in dust wrapper. Dj darkened with tears to spine ends. Text clean. With nearly 200 illustrations from photographs. View more info

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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

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


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


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 Ashley Book of Knots

By: Ashley, Clifford W.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber Limited 1972: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 55051


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. 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


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


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

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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


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


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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Winter Sports in Switzerland

By: Benson, E. F.

Price: £400.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Company, Ltd. 1913: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 54644


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. 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


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: £60.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Ltd 1937: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 48762


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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Changabang

By: Bonington, Chris and Martin Boysen, Alan Hankinson and others

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann 1975: 1975

Book number: 54847


x, 118 pp. Publisher's full cloth in dust jacket. Very clean copy. No ownership names. Numerous colour and b&w illustrations. View more info

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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2014

By: Booth, Lawrence (edited)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Wisden 2014: 2014

Book number: 48710


1600 pp. Some bminor bumps and creases to top of dustjacket. View more info

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Horses and Horsemen and Stable-Management

By: Bosvile, Godfrey

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons Ltd 1908: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 39822


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. 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


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

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The Kedge-Anchor: Or, Young Sailors' Assistant Appertaining to the Practical Evolutions of Modern Seamanship, Rigging, Knotting, Splicing, Blocks, Purchases, Running-Rigging...

By: Brady, William

Price: £150.00

Publisher: New York, By the Author 1849: 1849

Edition: Fourth Edition

Book number: 48981


400 pp. Rebound in dark green cloth with gilt lettering. New endpapers. Tables, plates and in-text illustrations. Frontispiece repaired. Foxing to plates and scattered foxing and staining throughout. Lacking two leaves, pp. 246-251. A much reprinted classic but early editions are uncommon. View more info