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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

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


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 a d/j. The page fore-edges are uniformly browning/foxed (brown spotted) but internally there are NO Inscriptions or Marks and... 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

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


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

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

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


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 thoughout. Also includes veterinary notes and a chapter on pig-sticking. ! The Lonsdale Library of Sports, Games a Pastimes.... View more info

The Horse in Husbandry

By: Brown, Jonathan

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Ipswich, Farming Press: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 111020

ISBN: 085236217X

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


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 Bibliography; A Note on Weights and Measures; Index. Overall, apart from the minor faults, as detailed above, this is a Very Cl... 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

ISBN: 0448164191

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


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 margin on the 'Contents' page has also been torn off. (xii) + (1 'Stud Farm' Plan ) + 244pp. Possibly lacks a Frontispiece? ... 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

Condition: As New in Very Good dust jacket


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

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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

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


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 book is Very Good, Clean, Bright & Tight. 98 pp Plus 6 full page, full colour plates on shiney 'art' paper, six full page mo... 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

ISBN: 0876058969

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


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 the Dressage Horse' is the first book devoted entirely to classical manege exercises that are ridden to supple, strengthen and... 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

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


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 side "Difcount 20' PerCent". This Broadsheet newspaper is folded into 4to (quarto size) , with slight edgewear = ver... 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

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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 either olivine or it's ingrained with the 'dust of ages' - I am unable to tell which precisely! Very, very, light browning t... View more info

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Field of 13 ( SIGNED Copy ) Short Stories

By: Francis, Dick

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1998

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 119749

ISBN: 0718143515

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


SIGNED by the AUTHOR. Bought NEW and never read, kept safely stored. FINE Brown boards with Bright Gilt titling to the spine. Sharp cornered and very clean. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The d/j is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover. The d/j is NOT price clipped, showing the original price of £16.99. FIRST EDITION, FIRST Printing. This is an UNREAD, Unused, FINE/AS NEW Copy of this book in a similar fine dustjacket. Pictorial 'horse' endpapers. (10) + 273 pp + (5 blanks) . The page fore-edges/edges are just beginning to 'tone' with age, as u... View more info

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Come To Grief ( SIGNED Copy )

By: Francis, Dick

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 119750

ISBN: 0718137531

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


SIGNED by the AUTHOR. Bought NEW and never read, kept safely stored. FINE Black boards with Bright Gilt titling to the spine. Sharp cornered and very clean. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The d/j is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover. The d/j is NOT price clipped, showing the original price of £15.99. FIRST EDITION, FIRST Printing. This is a FINE/AS NEW Copy of this book in a similar fine dustjacket. Plain endpapers . (6) + 279 pp + (5 blanks) . The page fore-edges/edges are uniform and very clean. An Excellent copy. This copy has been flat S... View more info

Comeback ( Signed Copy - With a Full Colour Publicity Photo of The Author and this Book )

By: Francis, Dick

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 119753

ISBN: 0718134680

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


SIGNED by the AUTHOR - TOGETHER WITH a 10" x 8" FULL COLOUR PHOTOGRAPH OF THE AUTHOR showing 'Comeback' - his latest book (1991). Near FINE Blue boards with Bright Gilt titling to the spine. Sharp cornered and very clean, but just a slight sign of a 'reading crease' starting at the bottom third of the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. Very slight rubbing to the corners - negligible - and the d/j is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks Fine. The d/j is NOT price clipped, showing the original price of £14.99. FIRST EDITION, ... View more info

Wild Horses ( SIGNED Copy )

By: Francis, Dick

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 119754

ISBN: 0718136039

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


SIGNED and dated by the AUTHOR. FINE Black boards with Bright Silver-Gilt titling to the spine. Sharp cornered and very clean. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The d/j is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover. The d/j is NOT price clipped, showing the original price of £14.99. FIRST EDITION, FIRST Printing. This is a FINE/AS NEW Copy of this book in a similar fine dustjacket. Plain endpapers . (6) + 282 pp + 1 blank. The page fore-edges/edges are very lightly 'toned' but uniform and very clean. An Excellent copy. This copy has been flat SIGNED and... View more info

To The Hilt ( Signed Copy )

By: Francis, Dick

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 119755

ISBN: 071813754X

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


SIGNED and Dated by the AUTHOR. FINE Black boards with Bright Gilt titling to the spine. Sharp cornered and very clean. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The d/j is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover. The d/j is NOT price clipped, showing the original price of £15.99. FIRST EDITION, FIRST Printing. This is a FINE/AS NEW Copy of this book in a similar fine dustjacket. Plain endpapers . (6) + 282 pp + 1 blank. The page fore-edges/edges are uniform and very clean. An Excellent copy. This copy has been flat SIGNED and dated (5 Sept. '96) by the AUTH... View more info

Risk ( Signed Copy - Together With A Black And White Publicity Photo Of The Author )

By: Francis, Dick

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1977

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 119756

ISBN: 0718116364

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


SIGNED by the AUTHOR - TOGETHER WITH a 5" x 4" Black and White PHOTOGRAPH OF THE AUTHOR showing 'Risk' - this his then latest book (1977). Very Clean black boards with Bright Gilt titling to spine. Very Slightly 'pushed' to the head/tail of the spine, o/w VG. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The dust- jacket is very slightly edge worn to the top edge, NOT PRICE CLIPPED, Original price - £3.95 still present. The d/j is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks VG. A few light spots to the lightly toned page fore-edges, but no other ma... View more info

Twice Shy (SIGNED COPY)

By: Francis, Dick

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1981

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 119757

ISBN: 0718120566

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


SIGNED by the AUTHOR. Very Clean black boards with Bright Gilt titling to spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The dust- jacket is very slightly edge creased to the top edge, and some light pale tan spotting/patching to front/rear free flaps. The d/j is NOT Price Clipped. The d/j is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks VG/NF. A very few light spots/marks to the lightly toned page fore-edges, but no other marks. Internally Flat SIGNED in blue by the Author on a Michael Joseph edge-decorated Publisher's bookplate on front endpaper. 249... View more info