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image of MEMOIRS OF THE LATE JOHN MYTTON, ESQ. OF HALSTON, SHROPSHIRE - WITH NOTICES OF HIS HUNTING, SHOOTING, DRIVING, RACING, ECCENTRIC AND EXTRAVAGANT EXPLOITS BY NIMROD.with numerous illustrations by H. Alken and T.J. Rawlins 2nd edition Reprinted (with considerable additions) from the New Sporting Magazine

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London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1837. Second edition. Hardcover. Very Good. H. Alkan, T.J. Rawlins. 206 pages. 5 3/4 x 9 1/4 in. Red morocco binding, gilt lettering on spine, ruled gilt on cover, floral gilt inner dentelle, 5 raised bands, gilt emblems in compartments, marbled end papers,… Read more
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$475.00
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DAYS AND NIGHTS OF SALMON FISHING IN THE TWEED

by William Scrope

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Published
1843
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$575.00

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London: John Murray, 1843. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. L. Haghe, T. Landseer, & S. Williams. 6 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. xvii, with preface, errata, contents, index of illustrations, and 298 pgs of text, plus adverts on single pg. In original green cloth binding with blind-stamped rules and decoration on cover with gilt otter devouring a salmon,… Read more
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$575.00
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THE SPANISH BULL RING. BEING SOME ACCOUNT OF THE SPANISH BULL FIGHT FROM ITS EARLIEST HISTORY AND TODAY

by J. Morewood Dowsett

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Published
1928
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$45.00

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5 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. xiii, 51 pgs. Red cloth boards with paper label on spine. Many B&W photo illus. First edition. Condition is VERY GOOD ; upper front corner very bumped, others good, some wear to ends of spine. Binding tight, covers and upper edge of text block somewhat darkened. Text very clean. DJ condition is GOOD+ ;… Read more
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FISHING AT HOME AND ABROAD

by Herbert Maxwell

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Published
1913
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited ed
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$475.00

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London: the London and Counties Press Association Ltd., 1913. Limited ed. Hardcover. Very Good. 10 1/4 x 12 3/4 in. xii, 413 pgs. Limited edition of 750 copies, of which this is No. 667. Full brown crushed morocco with gilt rules and blindstamped lettering on cover and spine. Numerous full-pg color and B&W illustrations, all present. Condition of… Read more
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BULL FEVER

by Kenneth Tynan

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Published
1955
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$15.00

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221 pages. 6 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. Black cloth binding at spine with mottled green paper boards, gilt lettering on spine, several b&w illustrations. Condition of the book is VERY GOOD: light wear overall, edges of text block lightly tanned, pages and plates clean,… Read more
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$15.00
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AFICIONADO!

by Vincent J-R Kehoe

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Published
1959
Condition
Very Good
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$15.00

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256 pages. 8 1/2 x 11 in. Yellow cloth binding, black printing, illustrated throughout in b&w. Condition of the book is VERY GOOD: very light wear overall, edges and spine faded, corners a bit more worn, edges of text block tanned, pages clean, binding tight, book plate… Read more
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BIOGRAPHY OF THE BULLS

by Rex Smith

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Published
1957
Condition
Good
Edition
First edition
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$20.00

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385 pages. 7 x 10 1/4 in. White paper binding with color printing, several b&w illustrations. Condition of the book is GOOD+: light wear overall, front hinge starting to crack at front cover, edges of text block lightly foxed, spine lightly faded, pages and plates clean, binding sound, book… Read more
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TROUT MADNESS

by Robert Traver

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Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$20.00

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178 pages. 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. Green cloth quarter binding with teal paper boards, gilt lettering on spine. Condition of the book is VERY GOOD: wear and soiling to covers and spine- several light scuff marks to rear covers, spine lightly faded-… Read more
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A HORSE FOR CHRISTMAS MORNING

by Gordon Grand

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Published
1970
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited ed
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$50.00

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6 1/4 x 9 1/4 in. 215 pgs. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. B&W illus. Comes in bright red cloyh-covered slipcase with printed paper label on front. Condition is NEAR FINE ; as new, with one minor ding to lower front edge. Text and binding perfect. Slipcase as new. Limited edition of 1450 copies. Sport. RGR. … Read more
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THE STORY OF BRITISH SPORTING PRINTS

by Frank Siltzer

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Published
1925
Condition
Very Good
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$25.00

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6 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. xi, 409 pgs. Red cloth boards with blindstamped horses on cover, gilt lettering on spine. B&W illus. Condition is VERY GOOD ; corners and ends of spine bumped and slightly worn, spine quite faded with lettering illegible. Binding tight, text clean. Sport. RGR.
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FAMOUS SPORTING PRINTS VOL. 1- HUNTING

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Published
1927
Condition
Good
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$25.00

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8 tipped in color plates with interleaving sheets in between + 2 pages of text. 12 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. Heavy tan paper binding, black lettering on cover. Condition of the book is GOOD+: wear and soiling to covers and spine, … Read more
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THE FLYERS OF THE HUNT

by John Mills

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Published
1859
Condition
Good
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$150.00

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5 x 7 1/2 in. 114 pgs. Red blindstamped cloth boards with gilt lettering and gent on horseback on cover, gilt lettering on spine. 6 color plates, including frontis, all present. Origanl cloth binding. Hand-colored engravings by John Leech. Condition of book is GOOD+ ; corners and edges worn, covers and spine faded, old repair to upper spine, both upper… Read more
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SPORTING SCENES AND SUNDRY SKETCHES (2 VOL SET - COMPLETE)

by J. Cypress, edited by Frank Forester

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Published
1842
Condition
Good
Edition
First edition
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$90.00

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4 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. Vol 1 - vi, 241 pgs. Vol 2 - vi, 231 pgs. Green cloth boards with blindstamped decoration, gilt lettering on spine. B&W plates. Condition of books is GOOD+ ; corners bumped and worn, edges rubbed, ends of spine quite worn, covers clean. Spines darkened and lettering faded. Bindings tight. Some moderate foxing to… Read more
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$90.00
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Charter, By-laws, officers and Members of "The Rabbit

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Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
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$20.00

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5 x 7 1/4 in. 36 pgs. Yellow paper covers with red lettering. Condition is VERY GOOD+ ; no wear, some fading around spine, binding tight, text perfect. B&W illus. Sport. Stacks.
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Charter, By-laws, officers and Members of "The Rabbit

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Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
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$20.00

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5 x 7 1/4 in. 36 pgs. Brown paper covers with silver lettering. Condition is VERY GOOD+ ; no wear, some fading around spine, binding tight, text perfect. B&W illus. Sport. Stacks.
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THE FOX CHASE

by James Bowen Everhart

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Published
1874
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$50.00

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4 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. 30 pgs, plus miscellanies. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering and fox on cover, gilt lettering on spine. Beveled edges, red tinted sides to text block. Numerous B&W plates, all present, with tissue guards. Condition of book is VERY GOOD ; cover has very light scuffing, no soiling, spine and its lettering moderately faded.… Read more
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TO HELL WITH HUNTING

by Ed Zern

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Published
1946
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$80.00

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6 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. 99 pgs. Numerous B&W illus. Black cloth boards with yellow lettering, on cover and spine. Condition is NEAR FINE ; almost no wear to edges, covers and text extremely fresh, binding tight. A lovely copy. Sport. RGR.
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$80.00
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RURAL SPORTS (3 VOL SET - COMPLETE)

by William B. Daniels ( the Rev. Wm. B. Daniels)

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Published
1801
Condition
Good
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$650.00

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6 x 9 1/2 in. Vol 1 - dedication pg, preface, list of plates, 535 pgs, plus 1 pg on 'Coursing'. Vol 2 - 378 pgs, plus pg on the publication with list of plates on the other side. Vol 3 (supplementary volume) contents, list of plates, 356 pgs. Deep cobalt blue full calf with gilt outer dentelle and tooled… Read more
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AMERICAN WATERFOWL

by John C. Phillips and Frederick C. Lincoln

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Published
1930
Condition
Good
Edition
First edition
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$40.00

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311 pages. 6 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. Black quarter cloth binding with light blue cloth boards, gilt lettering on spine, 8 b&w illustrations + 5 maps. Condition of the book is GOOD+: wear and soiling overall, edges a bit more worn, spine faded, edges of covers lightly tanned, edges of… Read more
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GUN, ROD AND SADDLE; OR NINE MONTHS IN CALIFORNIA

by Isaac Mast

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Published
1875
Condition
Good
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$165.00

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278 pages. 5 1/4 x 7 in. Green cloth binding, gilt and black lettering on spine and cover, yellow end papers, several b&w illustrations- frontis with tissue. Condition of the book is GOOD: heavy wear and soiling to covers and spine- heavier at edges, spine darkened, spine ends… Read more
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$165.00