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4780. A Melton Roughrider: Rum 'uns to Follow - Memories of Seventy Years in the Shires.

London: Country Life Ltd, 1934 xvi + 171 + iv pp, 23.5 x 15 cm. Foreword by Guy Paget, and 32 illustrations from portraits and caricatures, and map. Internally good, tight copy, but boards and spine damp-stained. Index of persons, including horses and hounds, and Index of places. 10.00


2057. Byng, Arthur H. and Stephen M. Stephens: The Autobiography of an English Gamekeeper John Wilkins of Stanstead Essex.

London: T Fisher Unwin, 1892. Second edition, revised. vi + 441+ vi pp. 21 x 15 cm. An early memoir from the Gamekeeper's perspective. Six illustrations, including frontispiece. Gray boards, blocked black and gold. Nice vignette on front board. A nice, fresh, tight copy. Corners of boards slightly bruised. Very faint trace of note written on rear pastedown, o/w in good condition. 95.00


12568. Colquhoun, John: The Moor and the Loch containing minute instructions in all highland sports with wanderings over crag and correl, "Flood and Fell."

Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons third edition 1851. xvii+406+24pp illustrated with fourteen engravings. Dark brown boards with decorative blind stamping, lettered gilt, a gilt stags head vignette on front board. Some wear and rubbing to the boards, spine professionally restored, gilt a bit faded, internally a slight dustiness to the first few pages otherwise very tight, bright, unmarked. In good condition. 42.00


17477. Coon, Carleton S: The Hunting Peoples.

London: Jonathan Cape, 1972. 413 pp. 24 x 16 cm. 33 illustrations. 6 maps, and end-paper maps. Bibliography. Index. Gold-blocked brown boards. Book in good condition, in a spine-faded dustwrapper. 10.00


12274. Dixon, H.H. The Druid: Field and Fern or Scottish Flocks & Herds (South).

London: Vinton & Co, 1912. The Druid Sporting Library. Red Leather edition. xvi+330 pp. 19 x 13 cm. Four tissue-guarded engravings. Owner's stamp on ffep's. some rubbing to spine extemities with light fading to spine, otherwise very good. 20.00


4720. Head, Sir Francis B. Head: The Horse and His Rider.

London, John Murray 1860. 226+32pp, frontispiece, purple boards with gilt vignette on front cover, spine relaid, very good. 17.00


11857. Irish Coursing Club: Constitution of the Irish Coursing Club and Codes of Rules governing Coursing and greyhound Racing in Ireland.

Clonmel: The Greyhound and Sporting Press 1932. Revised and Ratified by meeting of the Irish Coursing Club August 4, 1930, November 17, 1931 and May 3, 1932. 10.5 by 14 cms. 120 pp. card covers, very minor wear, covers darkened a little otherwise very good. Scarce 35.00


13568. Keane, Molly and Snaffles.: Red Letter Days.

London: Andre Deutsch, 1987. 25 x 20 cm. 81 (10) with eight illustrations in colour and a new preface by Molly Keane. hardcover, in a price clipped dustwrapper. A previous owner's name is on the ffep and someone has put a tiny hole in p.79 otherwise good. Originally published in 1933 with the text under the pseudonym M.J.Farrell used at that time by Molly Keane. Foxhunting, point to polnt, fishing and shooting in Ireland with lovely illustrations. 11.50


16996. Lewis, Oswald: I'd Like to go Again Being Some Further Impressions of Travel in Many Lands.

London: Newman Neame Limited,1954. First edition. 188 pp. 22 x 24 cm. Subjects include Big Game Hunting in India and Africa, Russia and the North, South America, and odd Islands. 25 illustrations. Gold-blocked black boards, no dustwrapper. Spine sun faded. Showing a little wear, but overall in good condition. Signed by the author on the ffep. 12.00


2056. Means, W.M. Gordon.: My Guns.

Transcript Press Dedham Mass. 1941 178pp. fep at front clipped wih a quarter page lost otherwise good. 18.50


5804. Parker, E. and others: The Lonsdale Keeper's Book.

London: Seeley Service & Co., 1938. The Lonsdale Library Vol XXVI. 256 pp. 60 illustrations, part of the Lonsdale Library. "There is perhaps no body of countrymen in more complete possession of the details of their craft than the gamekeepers of Great Britain". No dw. Very good condition. 10.00


5808. Payne-Gallwey, Sir R: Letters to Young Shooters.

London: Longmans Green 5th edition thoroughly revised 1899. xiv+278+14 pp. illustrated( First Series ) On the Choice and Use of a Gun. The first of what became a three volume set. Title page and prelims have foxing and there is some scattered foxing elsewhere, minor edge wear to boards and corners bumped. A less than good copy. 11.50


3989. St John, Charles: A Sportsman and Naturalist's Tour in Sutherlandshire.

London Simpkin, Marshall & Co. Popular Edition 1891. vi + 320 pp. illustrated. A new spine has been professionally laid down with new endpapers and the original red boards restored. Internally tight and fresh. 35.00


14935. Surtees, R.S: Handley Cross.

London: Methuen & Co. reprinted 1947. 18 by 12.5 cms. 782 pp, 17 coloured illustrations and 100 woodcuts by John Leech. The Methuen edition is founded on the edition published by Bradbury and Evans in 1854. Hardback, no dustwrapper, boards dampstained, some lightish spotting to endpapers but internally good. A poor fair copy overall. 10.00


4777. Surtees, R.S: Hawbuck Grange or The Sporting Adventures of Thomas Scott, Esq.

London: Methuen & Co. Second Edition 1922 17 by 11 cms. 248 pp, 8 illustrations by Phiz. The Methuen edition is founded on the edition published by Longmans in 1847. v.g. 10.00


14934. Surtees, R.S: Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour.

London: Methuen & Co. reprinted 1947. 18 by 12.5 cms. 580 pp, 13 coloured illustrations and 90 woodcuts by John Leech. The Methuen edition is founded on the edition published by Bradbury and Evans in 1853. Hardback, in a worn dustwrapper, barring the poor dustwrapper the overall condition is good. 10.00


16207. Taplin, William: The Sporting Dictionary and Rural Repository of General Information upon every subject appertaining to The Sports of the Field.

London: for Vernor and Hood, and 4 others, 1803. Volume 1 only of two volumes. xii+526 pp. 21.5 x 13.5cm. With three steel engravings, in contemporary calf with a six panelled spine with gilt decoration, and a new burgundy and gilt-lettered spine label. Previous owner's name and date, 1818, on title page, and page 1. The boards and spine have been professionally restored. A tight clean copy, but with some wear to the boards. Overall fair/good. 54.50


1070. Wells, Henry P.: City Boys in the Woods, or A Trapping Venture in Maine.

London Chapman and Hall 1890. x+277 pp. profusely illustrated with 104 woodcut illustrations and head and tail pieces to each chapter, gilt vignette of grazing deer on front board. Original cloth gilt over bevelled green boards. A slight stain on rear board otherwise internally very good and clean. Bookplate of William H. Workman of the Belfast shipbuilding family to rear of front board . 15.00

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