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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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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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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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London: John Bale Sons and Danielson, 1928. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/good. 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… 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
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$15.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1955. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/good. 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… 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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New York: Rinehart and Co. Inc., 1957. First edition. Hardcover. Good/good. 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… 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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New York: Charles Scribner, 1925. Hardcover. Very Good. 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. … Read more
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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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London: The Studio Ltd., 1927. Paperback. Good. 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+:… 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
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$150.00

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London: The Field, 1859. First edition. Hardcover. Good. John Leech. 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… 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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New York: Gould, Banks and Co., 1842. First edition. Hardcover. Good. 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,… Read more
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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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Philadelphia, 1966. Pamphlet. Very Good. 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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TO HELL WITH HUNTING

by Ed Zern

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Published
1946
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
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$80.00

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New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1946. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Ed Zern. 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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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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London: Bunny and Gold, 1801. First edition. Hardcover. Good. 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.… 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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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1930. First edition. Hardcover. Good. 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… 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
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$165.00

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Philadelphia: Methodist Episcopal Book and Publishing House, 1875. First edition. Hardcover. Good. 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… Read more
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OLD MAN AND OTHER COLONEL WEATHERFORD STORIES

by Gordon Grand

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Published
1934
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$35.00

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New York: Derrydale Press, 1934. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. William J. Hays. 239 pages. 6 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. Red cloth binding, gilt lettering spine, 4 full page b&w illustrations- frontis in color with tissue. Condition of the book is VERY GOOD: … Read more
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COLONEL WEATHERFORD'S YOUNG ENTRY

by Gordon Grand

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Published
1935
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$40.00

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New York: Derrydale Press, 1935. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Paul Brown. 214 pages. 6 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. Red cloth binding, gilt lettering spine, 8 full page b&w illustrations- several small illustrations. Condition of the book is VERY GOOD: light wear… Read more
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COLONEL WEATHERFORD AND HIS FRIENDS

by Gordon Grand

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Published
1933
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$30.00

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New York: Derrydale Press, 1933. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. J. Alden Twatchman. 242 pages. 6 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. Red cloth binding, gilt lettering spine, 6 full page b&w illustrations. Condition of the book is VERY GOOD: light wear and soiling… Read more
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OLD MAN AND OTHER COLONEL WEATHERFORD STORIES

by Gordon Grand

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Published
1934
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$35.00

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New York: Derrydale Press, 1934. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. William J. Hays. 239 pages. 6 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. Red cloth binding, gilt lettering spine, 4 full page b&w illustrations- frontis in color with tissue. Condition of the book is VERY GOOD: … Read more
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DUCK SHOOTING ALONG THE ATLANTIC TIDEWATER

by edited by Eugene V. Connett

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Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second printing
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$40.00

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New York: William Morrow, 1947. Second printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Edgar Burke and Lynn Bogue Hunt. 8 3/4 x 11 1/4 in. xii, 308 pgs. Numerous B&W photos and illus, plus lovely color plates. Condition is VERY GOOD ; slight wear to edges, covers very clean with slight fading to upper front and spine, ends of spine have… Read more
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