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The Four Horsemen Ride .

By: " Trooper "

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Peter Davies: 1935

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 111565


In the original brick-red boards with deep black titling to the spine. The base colour to the spine is slightly faded but all lettering is clear. No dustjacket BUT the former owner has made his own d/j by using a clear plastic cover then photocopying, in b/w, the title, author, the publisher and a photo from the book and making a 'collage' of the copies appropriately inside the clear plastic cover to the spine and the front cover, thus protecting the book and simulating ... View more info

Birmingham Daily Post. Saturday July 17, 1897. No 1,643. Land and Water. The Landed Interest, Field Sports, and County Families Organ.

By: Anon

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 1897

Seller ID: 004336


Original price 6d. Edges torn and chipped, pages browning with age, dusty. Includes articles such as; Additions to the Zoological Society's gardens from July 5 to July 12 1897 (auriculated dove, bonnet monkey, european tree frog etc),forthcoming sporting and other fixtures, numerous advertisements of the period, Bedford Regatta, Yorkshire Agricultural society, livestock/animal sales, auctions etc. NO INSCRIPTIONS.; 004336; Folio View more info

The Sound of the Horn. a Booklet of Verse About Hunting.

By: Anon

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, The Medici Society: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 106776


NOT PRICE CLIPPED, spotted/dusty but complete dustwrap, small price label to front of dustwrap, red boards with yellow spine, black title labels with bright gilt titling to front cover and to spine, corners and head/tail of spine slightly bumped, NO INSCRIPTIONS, a few roughly opened pages but overall an excellent clean bright copy. Illustrated title page, 81pp.; 106776; 8vo View more info

Benjamin the Brave . A Tale of Long Ago .

By: ANON - Edgar Spenceley (Illustrator)

Price: £15.50

Publisher: England, Bendix Publishing Co., Ltd.: (1940s/50s?)

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 112667


NO Date - c. 1940s/50s? . In pictorial (green/white/brown) paper covered boards. There is some wear/rubbing to the corners, a small split and slightly heavier wear/rubbing to the head/tail of the spine, the covers are generally very slightly 'dusty' with light spotting, but overall the covers are near VG. Green/cream illustrated endpapers and the whole text/illustrations is/are printed in brown with green and grey/green added. Internally Fine. NO Inscriptions or Marks. 5... View more info

The Lonsdale Library: The Way of a Man with a Horse

By: Brooke Geoffrey Lieut-Col

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Seeley Service & Co Ltd: 1929

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9033


In the original publishers' Tan Buckram cloth covered boards with gilt titling/decoration to the spine and the same decoration to the front cover. A very, very, slight fading to the base colour of the spine but all titling clear and legible. A few tiny spots on the spine - pretty negligible. No Dustjacket. 288pp. Minor light browning on the front free endpaper, with a former owner's name and date (Xmas 1929) in old ink on the same page. Many black and white illustrations... View more info

The Horse in Husbandry

By: Brown, Jonathan

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Ipswich, Farming Press: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 111020


Orange boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is not price-clipped. The dustjacket has some VERY slight fading to the edges of the front cover and there is one small tear to the top rear corner of the dustjacket which is now neatly repaired to the inside with clear archive tape. There are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. (ix) + 112 pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs and colour prints. References and Select Bi... View more info

A History of the English Turf . Complete in 2 Volumes 1904 -1930. Supplementary to History of the English Turf by Sir T. A. Cook.

By: Browne Captain T. H.

Price: £59.00

Publisher: London, Virtue & Co Ltd,: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8972


Original tan cloth boards with identical green titlings and identical horse and jockey illustration on the front covers. A single horseshoe 'motif' on the spine indicates Volume 1, and 2 horseshoes indicate the same for Volume 2 . (Dated 1931 - The First Edition - but as the binding is a variant it MAY be a Second printing? - or maybe the Gilt titled edition is the second print? ). NO dustjackets. VERY light edgewear to the boards - negligible. Books are now in a new pro... View more info

Modern Firearms Sporting Guns and Competition Weapons.

By: Cadiou, Yves; Richard, Alphonse

Price: £7.50

Publisher: New York, Grosset and Dunlap Inc Publishers:

Seller ID: 107451


Translated from the French by Simon Pleasance. (1977) A Target Book. Covers overall clean, NO INSCRIPTIONS, 68pp, list of illustrations, profusely illustrated mainly in black and white. Contents include; sporting guns; competition weapons; drilling guns; sporting rifles; leaver action carbines; standard pistol; handgun shooting; technical data etc.; 107451; 4to View more info

Practical Game Preserving: a Complete Guide to the Rearing and Preservation of Both Winged and Ground Game, and the Destruction of Vermin with Other Information of Value to the Game Preserver.

By: Carnegie, William ("Moorman")

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Upcott Gill:

Edition: Revised and Completely Enlarged 3rd Edn

Seller ID: 106562


No date, (circa 1906) Fascinating period item. Period advertisements. with 13 plates from drawings by F W Frohawk and A F Lydon and other illustrations, frontispiece, green boards with bright gilt titling to front board and to spine, spine splitting, corners and head/tail of spine bumped, spine sunned. Bookplate to front pastedown, inner hinges splitting, rear endpapers slightly stained to corners, overall internally CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT.; 106562; 8vo Thick View more info

The STUD FARM or Hints on Breeding for the Turf, the Chase, and the Road Adressed to Breeders of Race Horses and Hunters to Landed Proprietors and Especially to Tenant Farmers. a NEW Edition - Thoroughly Revised. 1873.

By: CECIL

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons: 1873

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 113275


Acceptable/'GOOD' ONLY. A Sound copy in Contemporary quarter maroon calf with gilt titling, (edges lightly rubbed) with green cloth covered boards ( somewhat rubbed, bumped, marked and scuffed - otherwise Good). Internally the book needs new endpapers as the front lacks all before the Title page and the rear lacks the rear free endpaper which has been torn away. Some grubby marks throughout with some 'side-lining' markings to the text here and there. The top corner blank... View more info

Animals and Men . Their Relationship as Reflected in Western Art From Prehistory to the Present Day

By: Clark, Kenneth

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company, Inc.: 1977

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 109647


Red Cloth boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's illustrated dustjacket. The dustjacket has a little edgewear to the head/tail of the spine and to the corners and is Not price-clipped. NO Inscriptions or Marks. 240 pp. Fully Illustrated in colour with some b/w. Overall, despite the slight shelfwear to the jacket as mentioned above, this is an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright Near 'Fine' copy. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

FORTY-FIVE YEARS OF SPORT

By: CORBALLIS JAMES HENRY

Price: £48.00

Publisher: RICHARD BENTLEY & SON: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9148


VG copy in original decorative russian green cloth /gilt with a little rubbing to the extremities. Gilt decorative title and gilt Fox motif on front cover and spine. NO Inscriptions. Covers Hunting and horses, Shooting, Deer-stalking, Salmon and Trout fishing, Falconry and Golf. Last Chapter on Golf (17 pp). Page fore-edges browned. x + 502pp. B/w Frontis and 5 other b/w plates. All Hinges secure. Some light foxing and thumbing but overall very clean and tight.... View more info

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Sport in War

By: Dawson, Captain Lionel

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1936

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 113911


Greeny-bluey cloth-covered boards, with gilt titling to the spine. No dustjacket. The base colour to the spine and a little of the edges is faded but all lettering/titling is still very clear and bright. Page fore-edges dusty/toned with some light brown spotting (foxing). A former owner's pictorial bookplate stuck to the front free endpaper with his name and date written on it in ink. The plain endpapers are lightly browned with the odd spot, but generally internally the... View more info

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The Athletic Development of the Dressage Horse. Manege Patterns. (SIGNED copy)

By: de Kunffy, Charles

Price: £35.00

Publisher: New York, Howell Book House: 1992

Edition: Ist US Edition; 10th Printing?

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 114189


NEW unused book. Quarter bound with a green cloth-covered spine and inner edge of the boards, With bright gilt titling to the spine, and cream paper-covered boards. In the original publisher's FINE pictorial dustjacket. SIGNED by the Author, CHARLES de KUNFFY, on the front free endpaper, o/w NO OTHER INSCRIPTIONS or MARKS - AS NEW. (xvi) + 192 pp. Illustrated throughout in b/w with photo illustrations, line drawings, diagrams etc. " 'The Athletic Development of t... View more info

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Masters of Equitation on Collecting and Lengthening

By: Diggle, Martin ( Compiled by)

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen & Co Ltd. ,: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 114193


FINE Green boards with bright silver-gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The dustjacket is NOT price-clipped. Some very light shelfwear smudges/scratches to the d/j which are only seen if held up to the light - all negligible - but the d/j is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks FINE. A former owner has written a date in ink at the top of the half-title page, and there is a small closed nick... View more info

The Carmarthen Journal . Weekly Advertiser for the Principality . Friday August 26th, 1836, Being Vol. XXVI. No 1,385.

By: Evans William (Proprietor)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Carmarthen, South West Wales, UK, William Evans - At His Office, Guildhall Square,: 1836

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 110964


An ORIGINAL Local Newspaper. A 4 page Elephant Folio sized Broadsheet newspaper dated Friday August 26th, 1836, being Vol. XXVI. No 1,385. It was printed and published by "The Proprietor William Evans at his General Printing Office in Guildhall Square". Price 7d (7pence nowadays) - However there is a small red 'heraldic' stamp to the top right hand corner which looks like a 'Revenue' stamp, but reading around it, it states "Four Pence" and on the opposite... View more info

The Practical Horse Keeper

By: Fleming George (Principal Veterinary Surgeon of the Army)

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, L. Upcott Gill: (1896)

Edition: No Edition shown - probably a reprint

Seller ID: 113273


In the Original Blue Pictorial Cloth with Gilt Titling and decoration (gilt Horses Head) to both the spine and the Front cover, with an attractive animal design outlined in black illustrated around the top and bottom of the front board. No Date - but the catalogue at the end of the book shows the code for 6/96 = 1896. All Extremities are slightly rubbed - more so on the corners and head/tail of the spine. The spine is a little dulled/darkened/light marks. The top edge is... View more info

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Pony Tales

By: Foster Marion

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1955

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 114487


A Pixie Book. One in a series of various titles, but all undated. (circa 1950s to 1960s? ) Very small format - circa 4" x 4" (10cm x 10cm). Pictorial paper-covered boards. Stapled (Not rusty). In an identical dustjacket. An Unclipped dustjacket. 1s (1 shilling) originally. The d/j has some soiling/edge rubs, together with a few marks, including 3 small pen 'lines/doodles' (1 to the inside front flap) to the d/j. Under the d/j the book has been well preserved and ... View more info

High Stakes (SIGNED COPY)

By: Francis, Dick

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 105446


Very Good clean black boards with Bright silver titling to spine. In a near very good slightly repaired internally /very slightly edge coloured dustjacket, now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks Very Good Plus. Dustjacket is price clipped. Head/tail of spine Very lightly bumped. The Authors' signature is on Publisher's bookplate stuck to endpaper. 239pp. No other marks. A Clean Bright and Tight SIGNED copy of an Early Title. ; 8vo; S... View more info

RISK (SIGNED COPY)

By: Francis, Dick

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 105503


VEry Clean black boards with Bright Gilt titling to spine. Dustjacket very slightly edgeworn, NOT PRICE CLIPPED. Head/tail of spine slightly bumped. Authors' signature to on a Publisher's bookplate on front endpaper. 251pp. Few light spots to page fore-edges but overall no other marks, A Clean Bright and Tight SIGNED copy of an Early Title. ; 105503; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info