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Angling & Fishing


ALBERT SMITH & Co. Ltd: Albert Smith and Co. Ltd Fishing Tackle Catalogue No. 16. Tackle that is Worth Fishing Wth.

Item No. 10617

Item No. 10617a

Dominion Works, Redditch: Albert Smith & Co. Ltd. 1933. Illustrated priced catalogue. 8vo, pp.168, original printed pictorial orange wrappers; a very nice copy indeed. With loosely inserted letter from the company dated 1933, an order form and pre-addressed envelope are also loosely inserted although the gummed flap of the envelope has adhered to the order form.

£150.00

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BEST, THOMAS; NOBBES, ROBERT; JACKSON, JOHN: Best's Art of Angling. To which is added Nobb's Complete Troller. Twelth Edition, carefully revised, corrected, and Re-Arranged, by John Jackson.

Item No. 14924

London: Thomas Tegg, 1838. Engraved frontispiece of flies, engraved title vignette. 12mo (5 x 3 3/4 inches), pages: viii:246:(2; advertisements), original green cloth blocked in blind to sides and gilt to spine, all edges gilt. Binding lightly damp mottled, frontispiece foxed, title age toned. Inner hinges pulled but firm. Near contemporary inscriptiion on front free endpaper. Overall a good copy.

£120.00

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BINGHAM, CHARLES: The River Test. Portrait of an English Chalkstream.

Item No. 13913

London: H. F. & G. Witherby, 1990. First edition. Illustrations, some coloured. 4to (10 x 7 3/4 inches), 200-pages, original cloth; slightly corner bumped in very good slightly corner rubbed dustwrapper.

£28.00

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DAWSON, MAJOR KENNETH: From Major to Minor. Some Keys for Anglers. Annotated by the Wag.

London: Country Life Ltd, 1928. First edition. Numerous b&w illustrations throughout. Large 8vo, pp.[viii]:294, original green and brown cloth pictorially blocked in black, binding snagged on fore-edge, very slight mottling to lower edge, some foxing.

£15.00

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DEWAR, GEORGE A.B: The Book of the Dry Fly.

Item No. 14931

London: Adam and Charles Black, 1910. 2nd edition. 8 coloured plates. 8vo (8 x 5 1/2 inches), 277-pages. Original pictorial cloth gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. Foxing to uncut edges of text block, tanning to endpapers, binding gilt a little dulled but overall very good.

£38.00

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DEWAR, GEORGE A.B: The Book of the Dry Fly. New Edition.

London: Adam and Charles Black, 1910. Coloured plates. 8vo (8 x 5 1/2 inches), 277-pages, original blue cloth blocked in gilt; a little rubbing and bumping to the binding, some slight loss at headband, endpapers browned; generally sound. Contemporary fishing themed bookplate on rear pastedown.

£35.00

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GRAY, TOM SECCOMBE ("Silver Devon"): Pike Fishing. Red Letter Days - and others. With Hints on Salmon Fishing.

Item No. 14726

London: Heath Cranton, 1923. First edition. Plates and illustrations. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches, 228-pages, original green cloth gilt; slight rubbing to headband, a little very light spotting to binding, light foxing to prelims. Brief contemporary inscription on front free endpaper. Overall very good.

£58.00

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HEWITT, EDWARD RINGWOOD: Telling on the Trout.

London: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926/ First edition. Plates & illustrations. 8vo (8 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 166-pages. Original green cloth. A few pages at the rear crudely opened. Some Foxing. Binding dampmarked. Contemporary gift inscription on front free endpaper.

£15.00

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MARSTON, E. "The Amateur Angler": Easy-Chair Memories and Rambling Notes.

Item No. 4434

London: Sampson Low, 1911. Number 24 of only 100 copies signed by the author; also inscribed by the author on front free-endpaper. Black & white plates. 8vo, pp.x:[1]:174:[2, adverts.], original 2-tone cloth, top edge gilt, no dustwrapper; binding very soiled, an ideal candidate for re-binding; internally, page edges browned, some foxing throughout, else good.

£30.00

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MOTTRAM, J.C: Fly-fishing: Some New Arts and Mysteries.

London: The Field & Queen, n.d circa 1914. First edition. Illustrations. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches), 272-pages. Original blue cloth lettered in gilt; headbands and corners bumped, spine a little askew, slight rippling of cloth on upper cover; overall good.

£60.00

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MOTTRAM, J.C: Sea Trout and other Fishing Studies.

London: Field Press, n.d. First edition. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches), 157-pages, original green cloth; some light spotting to binding, light corner crease, some light foxing; overall good.

£14.00

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NALL, G.H: The Life of the Sea Trout.

Item No. 14709

Item No. 14709

London: Seeley Service, 1930. First edition. Plates. 8vo (9 x 5 1/2 inches), 335-pages, original green cloth. Contemporary inscription on front free endpaper, some foxing to prelims. else very good in rubbed tape repaired dustwrapper.

£21.00

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O'GRADY, DR. MARTIN; KELLY, M; and O'Reilly, S: Brown Trout in Ireland.

Item No. 13908

Dublin: Central Fisheries Board, 2008. Coloured illustrations. Oblong folio (8 1/4 x 11 3/4 inches), 121-pages, softback. Wrappers slightly edge rubbed else very good.

£25.00

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PAIN, C. ERNEST: Fifty Years on the Test.

Item No. 14692

London: Philip Allan, n.d [ preface dated 1934 ]. First edition. Plates. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 198-pages, original cloth; very good in repaired dustwrapper.

£35.00

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PEART, L.R: Fishing in the Making. Notes on the Management of Chalk Streams.

London: Adam & Charles Black, 1937. First edition. Plates. 8vo (8 3/4 x 6 inches), 131-pages. Original brown cloth. Good in poor creased and edge torn dustwrapper. Inscription on front free endpaper.

£10.00

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SCROPE, WILLIAM: Days and Nights of Salmon Fishing in the Tweed. LARGE PAPER COPY.

Item No. 11337

Item No. 11337a

London: Edward Arnold, 1898. Coloured frontispiece, plates. 4to (10 1/2 x 8 inches), pp.268, full blue morocco ruled in gilt on spine and sides; binding extremely good; internally, page edges browned, a brown mark to one plate not affecting the image, bookplate to front pastedown.

£150.00

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SKUES, G. E. M: Minor Tactics of the Chalk Stream and Kindred Studies.

Item No. 15242

London A. & C. Black, 1924. Third edition. Coloured frontispiece 8vo (10 x 6 1/2 inches), 133-pages. Original brown cloth; foxing to prelims. & at end. Very good.

£25.00

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SKUES, G.E.M: Minor Tactics of the Chalk Stream and Kindred Studies.

Item No. 14733

London: Adam and Charles Black, 1914. Second edition. Coloured frontispiece. 8vo (10 x 6 1/2 inches), 133-pages. Original brown cloth; headband bruised, some light creasing to upper joint, endpapers browned, signature on front free endpaper, but generaly good.

£45.00

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TAYLER, JAMES: Red Palmer: A Practical Treatise on Fly-Fishing.

Folkestone: by T. Kentfield, 1893. Third edition. 8vo, pp.88:(3, index):(10, partly illustrated advertisements), original cloth, no dustwrapper; binding poor - unevenly faded and badly affected by damp, top of spine missing, spine cockled; internally, inner joints split, some pencil annotations in the margins, inscribed in ink on lower blank margin of title "Price 1/6 , post price 1/8", ink stamp to front free-endpaper.

£15.00

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TOD, E.M: Wet-Fly Fishing treated methodically.

Item No. 14699

London: Sampson Low, Marston, 1903. First edition. Plates. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches), 243-pages, original green cloth blocked in black & gilt; snag to upper lower joint, spine gilt dulled, one plate detached but undamaged, some light foxing; overall good.

£22.00

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WALBRAN, F. M: Grayling and How to Catch Them and Recollections of a Sportsman.

Item No. 14956

Scarborough: The Angler, 1895. First edition. Portrait. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches), 142-pages, original green cloth blocked in black; creasing to cloth of both covers and spine; the binding otherwise clean and good, inner joints cracked but holding, front free endpaper removed, half title browned otherwise internally very good. Crossed through armorial bookplate on front pastedown.

£150.00

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WALTON, IZAAK & COTTON, CHARLES: The Compleat Angler. The Quatercentenary Edition.

Item No. 16134

Flyfisher's Classic Library, 1993. Illustrations by E. Fitch Daglish. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches), 367-pages. Publishers quarter burgundy morocco (faux?) gilt. Signature on front free endpaper. In excellent condition.

£28.00

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WALTON, ISAAC & COTTON, CHARLES: The Complete Angler.

Item No. 14701

London: I.J. Chidley, 1841. Engraved portraits, illustrations in the text. 8vo (7 x 4 1/4 inches), 314-pages, original cloth. Crudely rebacked in leather with portion of the original backstrip laid-down, front pastedown defective, frontispiece portrait damp stained. Not a very good copy but a very uncommon edition.

£35.00

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WEST, LEONARD: The Natural Trout Fly and its Imitation. Being an Angler's Record of Insects seen at the Waterside and the Method of Tying the Flies.

Item No. 15239

Liverpool: William Potter, 1921. The 2nd edition (the first was privately printed). Coloured plates. 8vo (9 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches), 163-pages. Original glazed brown buckram; very good. Prelims. foxed and occasional foxing within.

£50.00

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WOOLLEY, ROGER: Modern Trout Fly Dressing. With many illustrations and dressings of over 400 flies.

London: Fishing Gazette, 1932. First edition. 12mo (6 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches), 224-pages. Original brown grained cloth lettered in gilt. An exceptional copy in the original dustwrapper and slipcase. The dustwrapper foxed, slipcase split along one edge.

£75.00

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YOUNGER, JOHN: On River Angling for Salmon and Trout: More Particularly as Practised in the Tweed and its Tributaries. By John Younger, St Boswells.

Item No. 14667

Edinburgh: Willam Blackwood and Sons, 1840. First edition, 2nd issue. 12mo 94-pages with Table of Salmon Flies at end. Original purple ribbed cloth lettered in gilt "River Angling" on upper cover, all edges gilt. Some fading and marking to the binding but very sound and tight; internally excellent. The first issue had 90-pages only. Westwood & Satchell, p. 244

£750.00

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Ball Games


ALCOCK, C.W. (Editor): Famous Cricketers and Cricket Grounds 1895. De-Luxe issue.

Item No. 16572

Item No. 16572

London: Hudson & Kearns, 1895.

Photographic portraits, biographial details, and facsimile signatures throughout.

Folio (14 3/4 x 10 inches), unpaginated. The de-luxe issue bound quarter red morocco with gilt cricket bats motif; fading to cloth sides.

The morocco spine very good. Very clean within. A very good copy.

Signature cut from upper margin of front free endpaper.

£120.00

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DAFT, RICHARD: Kings of Cricket, Reminiscences & Anecdotes with Hints on the Game. With Introduction by Andrew Lang and Illustrated by 80 Portraits of Eminent Cricketeers.

Item No. 17501

Bolton: Tillotson, 1893. Subscriber's large paper edition, signed by Daft and numbered 77. 4to (10 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches), pages: xiv:274:iv (the list of 106 subscribers). Original 3/4 roan, the cloth of the upper cover pictorially blocked in gilt. Endpapers browned and a little marked. Inscribed and signed by Percy de Paravicini (1862-1921), the English amateur cricketeer. Binding hopelessly repaired with sellotape - not affecting cloth sides. In need of re-backing and re-cornering and priced to allow for such.

£240.00

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DAVIS, JOE: How I Play Snooker.

Item No. 16214

Item No. 16214

London: Country Life, 1949. First edition. Plates & diagrams. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches), 176-pages, original green cloth lettered in white; very bright in good slightly edge worn price-clipped dust jacket which has about a 1 1/4 square inch piece torn from upper margin on back flap. Contemporary gift inscription on front free endpaper

£50.00

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FARRAR, GUY B: The Royal Liverpool Golf Club. A History 1869 - 1932. With a Foreword by Bernard Darwin.

Item No. 6685

Birkenhead: Willmer Brothers, 1933. First edition. Frontispiece, plates, and plans. Tall 8vo, pp. 310, original green cloth, arms of the club in gilt on upper cover. Two small white marks on upper cover, lower cover partly affected by damp with some cockling of cloth but generally good.

£350.00

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HAMPSHIRE CRICKET: Clown Cricketers' Match Fordingbridge, Hampshire.

Item No. 16533

July 21st 1875. An admission ticket to the match. 2 1/2 x 1 3/4 inches. What one wonders was a Clown Cricketers' Match ? £20.00

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HARRIS, LORD; ASHLEY-COOPER, F.S: Lord's and the M.C.C. A Cricket Chronicle of 137 Years ......

London: Herbert Jenkins, 1920. First edition. Portrait, plates, & illustrations. Small 4to (10 x 7 1/2 inches), 314-pages, original burgundy cloth. Plates foxed, spine faded, headband bruised, chip out of base of backstrip, several short splits to joints, corners bumped. Inked small red X on front free endpaper.

£25.00

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HEATHCOTE, J.M. and C.G., BOUVERIE, E.O.P. and AINGER, A.C: Tennis, Lawn Tennis, Rackets, and Fives. In the Badminton Library series.

Item No. 16120

London: Longmans, Green, 1890. First edition. Plates and illustrations. 8vo (7 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), 484-pages. Original brown pictorial cloth. Some light foxing. One plate detached but present. Attractive bookplate on front pastedown.

£20.00

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LEIGH-BENNETT, E.P: Some Friendly Fairways. Author's copy.

Item No. 12662

Southern Railway, circa 1929. First edition. Plates. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), 57-pages. Original light green pictorial boards; dust marking to boards, generally good. Inscribed on front free endpaper "To the author from the instigator. Said author being in a fair way to becoming well-known through the clamorous publicity of the good old Railway Company ! J.B.E."

£38.00

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MARSHALL, F: Football, The Rugby Union Game.

Item No. 17605

London: Cassell, [1895]. 2nd edition (to which is added a review of the seasons 1892-3 and 1893-4 & illustrated by portraits and groups of players). 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), pages xvi:564 plus publishers catalogue. Original blue cloth; the gilt very faded, rubbed, one inch split to upper joint, inner joint split. Crayon and inscriptions to endpapers. However, apart from some foxing to the title, internally very good.

£55.00

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MORRISON, J.S.F. [Editor]: Around Golf.

Item No. 8507

London: Arthur Barker, 1939. First edition. With contributions by Bernard Darwin ... Henry Longhurst .... Photographic plates. Tall 8vo, pp.246, original green cloth blocked in gilt; binding a little marked, some foxing but generally good. Contemporary inscription on front free-endpaper.

£45.00

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RANJITSINHJI, K.S: The Jubilee Book of Cricket. Limited, Signed.

Item No.16769

Item No. 16769

London: William Blackwood, 1897. Limited edition, No. 145 of 350 copies on hand-made paper signed by Prince Ranjitsinhji. Portrait & plates with tissue guards. 4to (10 1/2 x 8 inches), pages: xv:474, original cream buckram blocked in gilt and blue, top edge gilt, others uncut. Some soiling and marking to the binding, headband bumped, but overall sound, some light foxing and spotting to prelims but overall internally clean. Contemporary gift inscription on front free endpaper.

Item No. 16769

£550.00

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Card & Boards Games


HOFFMANN, PROFESSOR: The Cyclopaedia of Card and Table Games.

Item No. 15606

London: George Routledge, 1891. First edition. Illustrations throughout, some in red & black. 8vo (8 x 5 1/2 inches), 628-pages. Original burgundy cloth; headbands bruised, wear to corners of joints, some rubbing to extremities but overall very good & free from inscriptions. Rare. Apart from the numerous card games described, e.g. Poker, Whist, etc. sections are devoted to Backgammon, Billiards, Chess, Dominoes, Draughts, & Roulette, etc.

£145.00

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TEMPLAR: The Poker Manual. A Practical Course of Instruction in the Game, with Illustrative Hands and Chapters on Bluffing, and Jack-Pots. By Templar. Together with the International Code of Laws.

Item No. 14184

London: Frederick Warne, 1901. Frontispiece in red & black "Tabulated values of the Hands" & illustrations of hands in red & black throughout. 8vo (7 x 4 3/4 inches), pages vi:(1):119: (12, partly illustrated advertisements for poker tables, chips, cards, etc.), original red grained cloth lettered in gilt and decorated with 3 poker chips in colours, all edges gilt. Binding spotted and marked, spine dulled, but sound. Private book label on front pastedown and number, signature on recto of frontispiece. Tear to frontispiece tissue guard and tear into one leaf of text (without loss). Browning to title. Rare.

"In the preparation of the Code have been sought the advice and co-operation of the most experienced and well-known players, both English and American, whose valued and cordially given assistance is herby gratefully acknowledged".

£150.00

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TRUMPS: The American Hoyle, or Gentleman's Hand-book of Games. Containing all the Games Played In the United States with Rules, Descriptions, and Technicalities adapted to the American Methods of Playing by "Trumps". 17th edition.

New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, 1904. Illustrations. 8vo (6 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches), 529-pages. Original cloth backed decorated boards; boards rubbed and soiled, text block detached from binding, old inscription on endpaper.

£10.00

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WHITEHOUSE, F.R.B: Table Games of Georgian and Victorian Days.

Item No. 16261

London: Peter Garnett, 1951. Coloured frontispiece and 46 plates ( 6 coloured). Small 4to ( 10 x 7 1/2 inches) , pp.x:102, original blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine, contained in original marbled card slip-case with coloured pictorial label on one side as issued; binding excellent; some browning to endpapers and half-title, else excellent. Slip-case slightly edge-rubbed, else good.

£21.00

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Fox-Hunting & HORSE Racing


ASSOCIATION GENERALE DES JOCKEYS DE GALOP EN FRANCE: De Pharis à Ardan: Histoire des Courses en France De 1940 à 1945

Item No. 15196

Association Generale des Jockeys de Galop en France, 1946. Numerous plates, some coloured, illustratiions and coloured advertisements. 4to (12 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches), 216-pages, original wrappers protected by removable cellophane; very good.

£55.00

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BEAVIS, J.M: The History of Fontwell Park.

Item No. 17339

Fontwell Park: by the author, 2008. First edition. Illustrations, some coloured. Softback. 8vo (9 3/4 x 7 inches), 151-pages. Original coloured glazed wrappers. Very good. Horse Racing.

£12.00

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CARSON, WILLIE & SCOTT, BROUGH: Willie Carson Up Front. Inscribed.

Item No. 17350

London: Stanley Paul 1993. First edition. Plates. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches), 175-pages. Original cloth; text largely tanned else very good in spine faded dust jacket . Inscribed, ".... Best wishes & thanks for the ride on High Top. Where is the next one!!".

£16.00

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CHALMERS, PATRICK & ALDIN, CECIL: Forty Fine Ladies.

Item No. 15527

Item No. 15527

London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1929. First edition. Tinted illustrations throughout by Aldin. 4to ( 11 x 8 1/2 inches), unpaginated. Original bevelled brown cloth; one corner bumped else an exceptional bright & clean copy in worn and torn dust jacket.

£50.00

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CHIFFNEY, SAMUEL: Genius genuine, by Samuel Chifney, of Newmarket. A fine part in riding a race, known only to the author. Why there are so few good runners; or why the turf horses degenerate. A guide to recover them to their strength and speed: as well as to train horses for running, and hunters and hacks for hard riding. To preserve their strength, and their sinews from being so often destroyed; with reasons for horses changing in their running. Likewise a full account of the prince’s horse escape running at Newmarket on the 20th and 21st days of October 1791. With other interesting particulars.

Item No. 15176

London: Sold only for the author, 232, Piccadilly, n.d. [1804]. First edition. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), 170-pages. Contemporary full tan calf, sides ruled in gilt, gilt race horses blocked to upper cover, a jockey to the rear, rebacked in calf retaining most of the original backstrip blocked in gilt with jockey's caps; corners rubbed. Internally lacking free endpapers, some foxing and browning. Bound without the half-title.

£240.00

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D'ARCY, FERGUS A: Horses, Lords, and Racing Men. The Turf Club 1790-1990.

Item No. 17341

The Curragh: Turf Club, 1991. First edition. Plates. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches). 408-pages. Original cloth. Very good in dust jacket.

£38.00

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DAY, WILLIAM & ALFRED J: The Racehorse in Training. Extra Illustrated & Finely Bound by Riviere.

Item No. 15564

Item No. 15564

Item No. 15564

Item No. 15564

Item No. 15564

London: Cassell, 1925. New and revised edition.

Apart from the original 17 plates this copy has been extra illustrated by the insertion of a further 50 plates, portraits of trainers and jockeys (some coloured) and racehorse portraits; also including a set of 4 hand-coloured racing prints by Howitt "Republished by H.J. Mason, 1834" and a coloured aquatint of "The Age" Brighton Coach at "The Bull and Mouth" Regent Circus, Piccadilly engraved by G. & C. Hunt after E.F. Lambert, 1829.

8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches), 214-pages.

Finely bound in an unusual three-quarter marbled calf, green cloth sides, the spine gilt ruled with six compartments and on wide raised bands; four of the compartments gilt blocked with racing motifs, the remaining two gilt lettered direct, top edge gilt. The binding by Riviere.

Oval leather gilt armorial bookplate of Walter Blake on front and rear pastedowns. Newspaper portrait of the trainer Reg Day mounted on front fly.

Well extra illustrated and very finely bound; spine sunned else in excellent condition.

£240.00

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DIBDIN, CHARLES: The High-Mettled Racer. Illustrated by JB.

Item No. 15203

London: Richard Griffin, n.d. circa 1840. 1-page of verse and four plates on tinted backgrounds. Small 4to (7 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches), original pictorial engraved yellow wrappers; some dustmarking to wrappers, split at backstrip, upper fore-corner bumped, tear to front free endpaper. Rare. There are only 2 copies listed on COPAC (Oxford and Cambridge); the more common version is that of 1831 with 10 wood-engravings by G.W.Bonner after Robert Cruikshank.

£70.00

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EDWARDS, LIONEL: A Leicestershire Sketch Book.

Item No. 15569

London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1935. First edition. Coloured frontispiece and b&w plates. 4to (11 1/2 x 10 inches), original blue bevelled cloth, top edge gilt. Spine faded, contemporary inscription on front free endpaper, else very good.

£25.00

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HATCH, ALDEN & KEENE, FOXHALL: Full Tilt. The Sporting Memoirs of Foxhall Keene.

Item No. 17349

New York: Derrydale Press, 1938. No. 371 of a Limited edition of 950. Portrait, plates. 4to (10 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches), 170-pages. Original blue cloth ruled and lettered in gilt; spine spotted & faded, headbands a little rubbed, else very sound. Contemporary inscription on front free endpaper.

£28.00

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KEYLOCK, MAJOR H. E; JOHNSTONE, ANDREW; & NAPIER, MILES: Keylock's Dams of Winners of all Flat Races in Great Britain and Irelend, 1915 to 1947; 1948 to 1956; 1957 to 1966; & 1967 to 1978. The Definitive editions for the above years.

Item No. 17353

Kingston-on-Thames:Knapp, Drewett, 1945. The 1st, 2nd. 3rd, & 4th Series, the last published in 1981. 4 volumes 8vo, original cloth, all in dust jackets; a little wear and browning to the jackets of the first two; overall good.

£60.00

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LLOYD, J. IVESTER: Some Notes on the Chase.

London: Moss Bros. n.d. Illustrations by T. Ivester Lloyd. Oblong 8vo, pp.(16) original coloured pictorial stiff wrappers; with Moss Bros. price list of hunting outfits at end. A very good bright copy.

£15.00

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LOWE, C. BRUCE: Breeding Racehorses by the Figure System. Edited by William Allinson. With Numerous Illustrations of Celebrated Horses (from Photographs by Clarence Hailey, Newmarket).

Item No. 17343

London: Horace Cox, 1895. First edition. Plates. Large 8vo (10 x 7 3/4 inches), 262-pages. Original purple cloth. Bleached out patch, approx. 2 sq. inches, on upper cover, some foxing to prelims, else good. Relevant newscutting attached to front fly with stamp-edging. Signature on front free endpaper.

£55.00

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MAHONY, STEPHEN [Editor]: The Muskerry Book of Hunting Fiction.

Item No. 12363

The Muskerry Hunt Club, 1992. First edition. Large 8vo (9 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches wide), pp.218, original bright blue cloth, no dustwrapper; an excellent copy.

£35.00

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MASON, C. FINCH: Sporting Sketches.

Item No. 15170

Cambridge: W. P. Spalding. London: W. Kent, [1879]. First edition. 25 b&w humorous plates depicting horse racing & hunting. Oblong folio (10 3/4 x 14 1/2 inches), original cloth-backed pictorial boards printed in red & black. Boards dusty, lightly stained & rubbed though very sound. Small stain to fore-edge of title; overall a good copy.

£55.00

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MEYNELL, HUGO: The Meynellian Science of Fox Hunting upon System.

Item No. 17335

Privately Printed for Ernest R. Gee, 1926. A facsimile reprint of the edition of 1848, with added portrait by Gordon Ross, vignette title and introduction. 8vo (7 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches), 24-pages, original cloth-backed boards with printed paper label. Boards a little spotted but overall very good.

£75.00

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MIRABAL, VTE. H DE: Manuel des Courses. France. - Angleterre. - Belgique. - Allemagne. Dictionnaire du turf. Première édition.

Item No. 15202

Paris: Paul Dupont, 1867. First edition. 8vo (7 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches) 440-pages plus leaves of partly illustrated advertisements at end. Original salmon pink illustrated wrappers, now protected by removable cellophane; good. Signed and inscribed by the author to the President de la Societe des Courses, Beziers, on half-title.

£125.00

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NIGHTINGALL, ARTHUR: My Racing Adventures.

Item No. 15198

London: T. Werner Laurie n.d. circa 1907. First edition. Portrait, plates. 8vo (9 x 5 3/4 inches), 280-pages. Original blue ribbed cloth with photographic portrait mounted within a white decorartive border on upper cover as issued. Some rubbing to extremities, some tanning to text; overall good. Horse racing.

£40.00

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PICK, W: Racing Calendar containing an Account of the Plates, Sweepsteaks, & Matches run for in 1802 ......To which is added, An Account of all the Great Coursing Meetings .... and the Cockings for 1802. Being volume XVII in the Series.

Item No. 15159

Item No. 15159

York: Printed by and for A, Bartholoman [1803 ]. 8vo (7 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches), 242-pages. Nicely bound 20th Century calf-backed marbled boards with lettering piece. Slight scuff mark to spine else a very nice copy both in binding and internally. Pick's racing calendars are uncommon.

£90.00

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RICHARDSON, CHARLES: The English Turf. A Record of Horses and Courses. With forty-nine illustrations and eight plans.

Item No. 15208

London: Methuen, 1901. First edition. 8vo (9 x 6 inches), 350-pages. Original red cloth pictorially blocked in blind and gilt, top edge gilt others uncut.; some rubbing and bumping; foxing to prelims and uncut edges, overall very sound.

£35.00

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RICKETTS, BRIGADIER-GENERAL R. L: First Class Polo, Tactics & Match Play.

Item No. 17363

Aldershot: Gale & Polden, 1938. Second edition. Frontispiece and 9 plates of diagrams. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 48-pages. Original green cloth; very good. Title stamped "With the Publisher's Compliments" and with Editor's compliments slip of the 'Cavalry Journal' loosely inserted.

£38.00

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MIDDLETON, ERASMUS: The New Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences : or, an universal system of useful knowledge. Containing A full Explanation of every Art and Science, whether liberal or mechanical, in which the Difficulties attending a thorough Knowledge of them are clearly pointed out, and such Directions given as cannot fail of making their Acquisition easy and familiar to every Capacity Exhibiting, among the various other Branches of Literature, a copious Elucidation of the following, viz.

Item No. 17401

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Agriculture, Algebra, Anatomy, Architecture, Arithmetick, Astronomy, Book-Keeping, Botany, Carving, Catoptricks, Chemistry, Chronology, Commerce, Conicks, Cosmography, Dialing, Dioptricks, Ethicks, Farriery, Fluxions, Fortification, Gardening, Guaging, Geography, Geometry, Grammar, Gunnery, Handicrafts, Heraldry, History, Horsemanship, Husbandry, Hydraulicks, Hydrography, Hydrostaticks, Law, Levelling, Logick, Maritime and Military Affairs, Mathematicks, Mechanicks, Medicine, Merchandize, Metaphysicks, Meteorology, Musick, Navigation, Opticks, Oratory, Painting, Perspective, Pharmacy, Philology, Philosophy, Physick, Pneumaticks, Rhetorick, Sculpture, Series and Staticks, Statuary, Surgery, Surveying, Theology, Trigonometry, &c. The Whole upon an improved Plan, the Marrow and Quintessence of every other Dictionary and Work of the Kind being preserved, and their Superfluities and Obscurities entirely omitted. Particular Attention has been given to every Thing valuable in Chambers, The Encyclopedie, printed at Paris; The Encyclopediae Britannica, and other Publications of later Date. Including not only all the valuable modern Improvements which have been made by several eminent Members of the Royal Society, the Royal Academy, and the Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, but also a great Variety of other important Discoveries; which have been made and communicated to the Authors of this Work, by some of the most distinguished Characters of this and other Nations. Eminent Engravers and Designers in the several Departments have been engaged at a very great Expence to unite their Abilities in producing the most masterly and superb Set of Copper-Plates, representing upwards of One Thousand exact Figures, such as Machines, Instruments, Implements, Tools, Plans, Schemes, Animals, Vegetables, Minerals, Fossils, and other Articles relative to the Subjects treated of in a Work of the utmost Consequence to Mankind. The Theological, Philosophical, Critical, and Poetical Branches, By the Rev. Erasmus Middleton, Lecturer of St. Bennet's, Grace-Church-Street, and of St. Helen's, Bishopsgate-Street; The Medicinal, Chemical, and Anatomical, By William Turnbull, M. D. Of Wellclose-Square, London; The Gardening and Botanical, By Thomas Ellis, Gardener to the Lord Bishop of Lincoln, and Author of The Gardener's Pocket Calendar; The Mathematical, &c. By John Davidson, Author of A Complete Course of Mathematicks; And the other Parts by Gentlemen of approved Abilities in the respective Branches which they have engaged to illustrate.

Item No. 17401

London: Sold by Alex Hogg, 1778. Two volumes in one. Frontispiece and 80 engraved plates. Folio, unpaginated, but to 6B2 & 6G2 in twos. Contemporary reversed calf. Lacking spine, boards worn. Stitching partly broken, many leaves proud and a little dusty on fore-margins. Worming to lower blank margin of earlier leaves of vol.1. Some plates with creasing, marginal tear to plate 72, soiling to one leaf of text. Small piece torn from blank lower margin of frontispiece. An excellent candidate for restoration. Although there are 80 plates as called for there is no plate 28 and there is a duplicate of plate 25 in its place. Obviously an early binder's error.

£150.00

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SURTEES, R.S: Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities. 1 of 50 on Japanese vellum.

Item No. 15857

London: Methuen, 1903. A New Edition. Fifteen coloured plates by Henry Alken. "This Edition limited to Fifty Copies for England". The text printed on Japanese vellum. The plates with tissue guards. 8vo (8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches), 240-pages. Original cloth backed blue boards with printed label to spine, uncut and partly unopened, spare label tipped in at end. Backstrip dusty, label marked, some marking to boards. Spare label foxed. Internallly excellent. An excellent candidate for a fine binding.

£30.00

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SURTEES, R.S: Jorrocks's Jaunts & Jollities. The Hunting, Shooting, Racing, Driving, Sailing, Eating, Eccentric and Extragant Exploits of that Renowned Sporting Citizen Mr. John Jorrocks. With an Introduction by Joseph Grego. With numerous illustrations.

Item No. 8540

London: Kegan Paul, n.d. ca. 1900. Hand-coloured additional title and hand-coloured plates after Alken, Phiz & Heath. Tall 8vo, pp. 272, original green ribbed cloth blocked and lettered in gilt; binding with very very slight edge-rubbing in one or two places; internally, page edges lightly foxed, a very good copy indeed.

£70.00

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SURTEES, R.S: Jorrocks' Jaunts and Jollities. The Hunting, Shooting, Racing, Driving, Sailing, Eccentric and Extravagant Exploits of that Renowned Sporting Citizen, Mr. John Jorrocks.

Item No. 16884

London: Routledge, 1874. 4th edition, revised and enlarged. 16 hand-coloured plates including frontispiece and extra title. 8vo (10 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches), 291-pages. Original red cloth pictorially blocked in gilt. Binding soiled, lean to spine. Foxing within especially at front and at end.

£15.00

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TONGUE, CORNELIUS - " CECIL ": Hunting Tours descriptive of various fashionable countries and establishments....the second edition.

London: Philip Allan, 1924. 4 coloured plates. 8vo (8 3/4 x 6 inches), 304-pages. Original crimson cloth pictorially blocked in gilt; spine sunned else very bright. Light foxing to prelims. Modern gift inscription on front pastedown.

£14.00

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TUTING, WILLIAM & FAWCONER, THOMAS: The Sporting Calendar: Containing An Account of the Plates, Matches, and Sweepstakes, That have been Run for in Great-Britain, Ireland, and Jamaica. In the Year, 1771.

Item No. 15151

[London : printed for J. Miller 1772]. Volume 3 in the series. Small 8vo (6 3/4 x 4 inches), pages: 40:257:xlix:cix, contemporary full tan calf; rubbed, with crimson lettering piece, two short cracks to joints but very firm. One third of front free endpaper cut away, margins of title browned, some marking, else internally generaly very good. Five volumes only were issued in this series. Rare. With details of the Jamaica St. Jago, de la Vego races.

£90.00

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TUTING, WILLIAM & FAWCONER, THOMAS: The Sporting Calendar: Containing An Account of the Plates, Matches, and Sweepstakes, That have been Run for in Great-Britain, Ireland, and North America. In the Year, 1770.

Item No. 15150

[London : printed for J. Miller, 1771]. Volume 2 in the series. Small 8vo (6 3/4 x 4 inches), pages: 260:lxxxiv, contemporary full tan calf; rubbed, lacking lettering piece, upper joint cracked but held on cords. Margins of title browned, lacking all before title, otherwise internally good. With the armorial bookplate of Edward Weatherby (the author of the "Racing Calendar") on front pastedown. Five volumes only were issued in this series. Rare. With detials of the Annapolis, Philadelphia, and New York races.

£90.00

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DUNCAN, STANLEY & THORNE, GUY: The Complete Wildfowler Ashore and Afloat. Fully Illustrated with Practical Drawings and Diagrams.

Item No. 15233

London: Grant Richards, 1911. First edition. Coloured frontispiece, numerous b&w plates and diagrams. 8vo (9 3/4 x 7 inches), 360-pages plus advertisements. Original green cloth pictorially blocked in gilt, top edge gilt. Tears to headband, 1 inch split to cloth of upper joint; overall a good bright copy. and very clean internally.

£75.00

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EVERED, PHILIP: Stag-Hunting with the "Devon and Somerset" 1887-1901. An Account of the Chase of the Wild Red Deer on Exmoor. Illustrated by H. M. Lomas.

London: Chatto & Windus, 1902. First edition. Black & white plates. Small 4to, pp.xv:378, original red cloth gilt, no dustwrapper; binding stained, with splits to the cloth at front side of spine, one at each end, headbands rubbed, corners frayed, cloth bubbled in two places on back cover; internally, splits to inner joints, the remains of brown tape to front free-endpaper, little light foxing, an ink signature on front pastedown, else good. An ideal candidate for rebinding and priced accordingly.

£30.00

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HUDSON, JOHN: Red Grouse. The Biology and Management of a wild gamebird. The Report of the North of England Research Project 1977-1985.

Item No. 17312

Fordingbridge: The Game Conservancy Trust, 1986. First edition. Illustrations. 8vo(8 1/2 x 6 inches), 250-pages. Origial cloth; excellent in like dust jacket.

£15.00

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KIRBY, FREDERICK VAUGHAN: In Haunts of Wild Game. A Hunter-Naturalist's Wanderings from Kahlamba to Libombo. With a Portrait of the Author, Numerous Illustrations by C. Whymper and a Map.

Item No. 9005

Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood, 1896. First edition. Folding coloured map. Large square 8vo, pp. xvi:576, original tan pictorial cloth; headbands chipped, cloth to upper outer joint split and backstrip detached at this joint. A very good copy internally and would re-case quite well as the boards and backstrip are generally good. Armorial bookplate.

£250.00

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MARCHINGTON, John: A Portrait of Shooting.

Item No. 13980

Rugby: Anthony Atha & The Game Conservancy,1979. Number 216 of a limited edition of 1100. Plates, some coloured, and illustrations. 4to (11 3/4 x 12 inches), 252-pages. Publisher's quarter green morocco, green cloth sides blocked in gilt, top edge gilt. Fine in fine matching slipcase and enclosed in the original cardboard shipping box.

£100.00

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MURRAY, CAPTAIN GEORGE WOLFE: The Tweeddale Shooting Club, a Sesqui-Centenial Memoir, 1790-1940.

Item No. 16124

Privately Printed for the Tweeddale Shooting Club, n.d. circa 1945. First edition. Plates. Large 8vo (10 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches), 304-pages. Original green cloth blocked in gilt, top edge gilt. Uneven fading to upper cover, some foxing else very good and solidly bound. Engraved armorial bookplate on front pastedown.

£30.00

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SAVORY, ALAN: The Shore Shooter.

The Country Library, Boydell Press, 1983. First edition thus. Softback.149-pages. Very good.

£8.00

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CAMPBELL, ROY: Taurine Provence. LIMITED SIGNED EDITION.

Item No. 11974

Item No. 11974b

London: Desmond Harmsworth, 1932. Limited signed edition, this being No. 24 of 100 copies. 4to (10 x 7 1/2 inches wide), pp.79, original cream cloth lettered in red on spine and a bull blocked in black on front cover; binding poor, with areas of damp-staining to each corner and leading edge of both covers (which is mirrored to some extent on the internal pastedowns), spine slightly darkened and with a slight bow to the covers; internally, page edges slightly browned, neat ink name on front free-endpaper, else generally very good.

£95.00

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EGERTON, JUDY & SNELGROVE, DUDLEY: Sport in Art and Books. The Paul Mellon Collection. British Sporting and Animal Drawings c. 1500-1850, a Catalogue.

London: The Tate Gallery for the Yale Center for British Art, 1978. First edition. Numerous plates in colour and black & white. 4to (12 x 9 inches), 126-pages, original cloth. Good in edge rubbed and soiled dustwrapper.

£18.00

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FLEMING, ARNOLD: Falconry and Falcons. The Sport of Flight. Illustrated with 48 photographs of Hawks taken by distinguished bird photographers.

Item No. 3737

London: Country Life, 1934. No. 321 of a limited signed edition of 350. Black & white plates. 4to, pp.114:(1), original green cloth, no dustwrapper; binding a trifle dusty, very slightly edge-faded, with some faint marks and scuffing; internally, page edges browned, plate at page 2 detached and with half-inch trimmed from blank margin and one blank corner creased, some foxing, else good.

£45.00

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HEAD, CAPTAIN H. NUGENT (Editor): The Hoghunter's Annual. Volumes VIII & IX.

Item No. 17311

Bombay: Times of India Press, 1935. Two volumes bound in one. Vol. IX published 1936. Plates, a few coloured, illustrations throughout. 4to (9 3/4 x 7 1/2), pages: 126:152, contemporary green binder's cloth. Contemporary ownership inscription on front free endpaper. Foxing to prelims else internally very good. The binding very spotted and rubbed though sound. Pigsticking.

£80.00

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HODGSON, W.J: Skating Scenes - Humorous.

Hildesheimer & Faulkner, n.d. 4 coloured plates opening out in one continuous strip. Oblong 12 mo, original pictorial wrappers. 1 inch split on one fold, lower cover creased. Printed "With Best Wishes" on lower cover so obviously published as a greetings card/gift. Rare.

£30.00

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HOWLETT, ROBERT: The Royal Pastime of Cock-fighting or the art of breeding, feeding, fighting and curing cocks of the game. Published purely for the good, and benefit of all such as take Delight in that Royal, and Warlike Sport. To which is Prefixed, A short Treatise, wherein Cocking is proved not only Ancient and Honourable, but also Useful, and Profitable. By R.H. a lover of the sport, and a Friend to such as delight in Military Discipline.

Item No. 16474

Item No. 16474

London: printed for D. Brown, at the Black Swan without Temple-Bar, and T. Ballard, at the Rising-Sun in Little-Britain, 1709.

Engraved frontispiece of a well attended cock-fight under a banner heading, "The Royal Pastime of Cocking". Small 8vo (6 1/2 x 4 inches), pages: (34):92, 19th Century half polished black calf, marbled boards, spine gilt lettered direct, small old circular label bearing hand-written numerals on upper cover. The frontispiece with upper fore-corner torn away affecting part of the engraved banner, laid-down at an early date, some browning throughout but generally good. Pages 81-92 comprise poems in praise of cock-fighting including one by Sir Richard Blackmore.

Only the second work devoted entirely to cock-fighting to be published, the first being W. Machrie's, "An Essay upon the Royal Recreation and Art of Cocking", 1705. Both works are extremely rare; only 4 copies of the Howlett are recorded in English libraries and only one copy of each has been offered at auction in the past 70 years, the Machrie in 1999 and the Howlett in 1982.

£2500.00

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HOYLE, EDMOND [Revised by Charles Jones]: Hoyle's Games Improved. Consisting of Practical Treatises on Whist, Quadrille ...... Chess, Back-Gammon .... Cricket, Tennis ... Billiards, Goff or Golf .... with An Essay on Game Cocks and the Rules etc, at Horse Races .... New Edition Considerably Enlarged.

London: Printed for W. Lowndes (& othes), 1820 8vo, (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches), 502-pages. Contemporary full tan roan; headbands chipped, some rubbing and scuffing; internally good. With the signature and biographical details of Captain William Parker, Bengal Artillery, on front pastedown and with the small oval engraved label of S. Sims, Bookseller, Bath.

£45.00

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LEWIS, DIO: The New Gymnastics for families and schools; together with the Dumb-Bell Instructor and Pangymnastikon ... With ... illustrations. (Reprinted from the sixth American edition.) With an introduction by M. C. Tyler.. With Three Hundred Illustrations.

Item No. 16621

Item No. 16621

London: W. Tweedie, 1864. First English edition.300 illustrations in line within the text. 8vo (8 x 5 inches), pages: 268:(1, advert.), original blindstamped green cloth pictorially blocked in gilt; professionally recased, new endpapers. Spine gilt dulled else very good.

£48.00

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PARKER, ERIC: Playing Fields.

London: Philip Allan, 1922. First edition. Plates. 8vo (9 x 6 inches),383-pages, original blue cloth; extremities rubbed, tiny white paint mark on upper cover; overall good.

£18.00

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PEACOCK, E.H: A game-book for Burma and adjoining territories : the types, distribution and habits of large and small game, together with notes on game preservation, photography, tracking, still-hunting and care and measurement of trophies.

Item No. 17315

London : H.F. & G. Witherby,1933. First edition. 26 plates, sketches and a folding map. 8vo (9 x 5 3/4 inches), 292-pages. Original brown cloth, spine slightly sunned, scattered light foxing; overall very good.

£65.00

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PERIODICAL: The Sporting Magazine. Volume XV., Second Series, Nos. LXXXV & LXXXVI, May & June 1837.

t15141

London: 1837 Publisher not stated. 8vo (9 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches), pages: 140:12( Racing Calendar). Two issues nicely bound without wrappers or the 4 "Embellishments" listed. Contemporary half tan calf marbled boards, spine gilt with hunting motifs with burgundy lettering and numbering pieces. An attractive binding in excellent condition.

£18.00

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SPARROW, GEOFFREY: The Terrier's Vocation. With numerous illustrations by the Author and copies from old prints.

London: J.A. Allen & Co., 1961. Second edition. Black & white illustrations. 8vo, pp.118, original pale blue cloth lettered in gilt in dustwrapper; binding very good; dustwrapper slightly browned and with slightly bumped edges; internally, some slight foxing; generally very good.

£15.00

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SUFFOLK, EARL OF; CRAVEN, W.G; COVENTRY, ARTHUR & WATSON, ALFRED E.T: Racing and Steeple-Chasing. In the Badminton Library series.

London: Longmans, Green, 1886. First edition. Coloured frontispiece. Illustrations. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches), 419-pages. Contemporary half blue calf with lettering piece. Chip out of headband, some rubbing, spine darkened and a little marked. Inner joint cracked between half-title and frontispiece but firm.

£12.00

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VINTON & CO. (Publishers): Baily's Magazine of Sports and Pastimes. Volume the Fifty-Fourth being Nos. 365-370, July to December 1890.

Item No. 16931

London: Vinton & Co. 1890. Frontispiece, extra engraved title, and plates. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 430-pages. Contemporary half calf; binding rubbed and scuffed, lacking most of lettering piece, short crack to lower joint but very firm; internally excellent.

£25.00

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WOODGATE, W.B: Boating. In the Badminton Library series.

Item No. 12511

London: Longmans, Green, 1888. Frontispiece. Illustrations. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches), 340-pages. Strongly bound contemporary half blue calf with lettering piece. Some rubbing, spine darkened and a little marked; damp-mark to blank margin of frontispiece to vol. 2.

£30.00

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