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DAVID REID-HENRY COMMEMORATIVE PRINTS [Ornothological colour prints ]
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DAVID REID-HENRY COMMEMORATIVE PRINTS [Ornothological colour prints ]

By David Reid Henry.: Introduction And Sketch Notes By Louise Reid Henry

Mazoe: Frank Read Press, 1979. Limited edition, subscribers copy numbered 49 of 250 Original blue cloth solander box very good with some silver fish damage externally to front panel. Frontis portrait of the artist in colour; 6 prints 550mm x 425mm produced by Frank Reid Press, phot and hand chromolithography, each held loose in a folder that includes the artists sketchings and notes. A fine collection of ornothological colour prints.the Trumpeter Hornbill, Ceylon Blue Magpie, Fish Eagle, Crested Barbet, Iceland Gyrfalcon and Mallards at Epping Forest.. First Edition Limited. Hardcover. Fine/Solander Box. Illus. by David Reid Henry. Elephant Folio. Book, Fine Art Print.

$333.38

THE SHOOTER'S GUIDE ; ; OR, COMPLETE SPORTSMAN'S COMPANION: CONTAINING INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE ATTAINMENT OF THE ART OF SHOOTING FLYING; WITH DIRECTIONS FOR THE CHOICE OF A FOWLING PIECE, AND  AN AMPLE DESCRIPTION OF THE VARIOUS KINDS OF SPORTING DOGS FOR TH
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THE SHOOTER'S GUIDE ; ; OR, COMPLETE SPORTSMAN'S COMPANION: CONTAINING INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE ATTAINMENT OF THE ART OF SHOOTING FLYING; WITH DIRECTIONS FOR THE CHOICE OF A FOWLING PIECE, AND AN AMPLE DESCRIPTION OF THE VARIOUS KINDS OF SPORTING DOGS FOR TH

By Thomas, B.

London: John Booth, Longman and Co., 1832. pp. viii, 321 [3] ; title page and engraved frontispiece, four further plates by Howitt bound together at the front , not as instructed. Original hardback, paper covered boards with spine label, very good and clean. Contents clean and tight, but for name and date nealt inked to the front free endpaper the contents is exsceptional and appears unread, paper crisp and no marking. An exceptionally clean copy.. Ninth Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Howitt, Samuel. 8vo. Book.

$160.02

PHEASANTS THEIR NATURAL HISTORY AND PRACTICAL MANAGEMENT
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PHEASANTS THEIR NATURAL HISTORY AND PRACTICAL MANAGEMENT

By Tegetmeier, W. B.

London: Horace Cox, "The Field", 1897. pp.ix 237 [2] pages; b/w plates and illustrations throughout. Original hardback binding, very good with a little general wear only. Contents exceptionally clean and tight, original patterned endpapers, armorial bookplate belonging to Joseph Torbock, otherwise unmarked, no foxing, no inscriptions. A near fine very clean copy that appears unread.. Third Edition, Enlarged. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Frohawk, Smit, Wood, Millais. 8vo. Book.

$26.67

AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF RURAL SPORTS; OR, A COMPLETE ACCOUNT, HISTORICAL, PRACTICAL, AND DESCRIPTIVE, OF HUNTING, SHOOTING, FISHING, RACING, AND OTHER FIELD SPORTS AND ATHLETIC AMUSEMENTS OF THE PRESENT DAY  -Volumes I and II
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AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF RURAL SPORTS; OR, A COMPLETE ACCOUNT, HISTORICAL, PRACTICAL, AND DESCRIPTIVE, OF HUNTING, SHOOTING, FISHING, RACING, AND OTHER FIELD SPORTS AND ATHLETIC AMUSEMENTS OF THE PRESENT DAY -Volumes I and II

By Blaine, Delabere P.

London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1840. complete in two volumes illustrated by six hundred engravings on wood by R. Branston. Volume I pp. xv; 608 pages, volume II pp.609 - 1240. Elegant full green calf binding, ornate gilt tooling to the five spine compartments, leather spine labels, some general marking and rubbing to both volumes, vol. II with a scuff to the leather on the spine, [please see image] , joints remain firm. Contents clean and tight, matching marble endpapers and marbled fore-edges, no foxing, no inscriptions. A very good first edition bound as two.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Branston, R. Landseer, Dickes, Etc.. 8vo. Book.

$146.69

THE ART OF EDMUND CALDWELL [VOLUME 2]

By Bradlow, Dr. Frank, and Kenmuir, Dr. Dale

Zimbabwe: Frank Read Press, 1982. Limited edition, number 230 of 250 which was assigned as a subscribers copy and signed by Frank Read. A fine copy with minimal wear, contents clean and tight, unmarked. Original quarter red Impala leather binding with textured cloth boards and gilt blocking to front board. 43 water colours of African Game reproduced in actual size, frontispiece specially commissioned painting of Rust en Vregd. A fine collection of Caldwells work in a limited edition.. First Edition Limited. Hardcover. Fine. Illus. by Edmund Caldwell. Elephant Folio. Book.

$666.75

FARLOW'S TROUT AND SEATROUT CATALOGUE 1966
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FARLOW'S TROUT AND SEATROUT CATALOGUE 1966

By Farlow, C.

London: C. Farlow & Co. Ltd, 1966. Stapled booklet, self-wrappers, 21 numbered pages, b/w illustrations. very good condition with light wear only, no inscriptions, staples not rusty. A very good copy.. Paperback. Very Good. 21 x 13.5cm.

$26.67

THE ANGLER'S NEWS AND SEA FISHER'S JOURNAL
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THE ANGLER'S NEWS AND SEA FISHER'S JOURNAL

By Michael Shepard

London: The Burlington Publishing Co. Ltd., 1950. 8 pages; b/w illustrations. Covers good with some general wear and discolouration. Contents clean, but toned, no inscriptions. A good copy only.. First Edition. Paperback. Good. 4to. Magazine/periodical.

$20.00

Nimrod's Hunting Tours, Interspersed with Characteristic Anacdotes, Sayings, and Doings of Sporting Men, Including Notices of the Principal Crack Riders of England....
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Nimrod's Hunting Tours, Interspersed with Characteristic Anacdotes, Sayings, and Doings of Sporting Men, Including Notices of the Principal Crack Riders of England....

By Nimrod [Apperley, Charles James]

London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd., 1903. 399 pages; illustrated with 18 plates in colour, with titled tissue guards, one of 50 copies with plates in two states, colour and plain, number 45 of 50. Original binding, vellum spine with gilt and paper covered boards, very good with a little general wear. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good copy of this scarce limited edition.. First Edition Limited. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Marshall, Barenger, Davis, Barraud and Others. 4to. Book.

$400.05

THE PARTRIDGE Natural History by the Rev. H. A. Macpherson, Shooting by A. J. Stuart-Wortley, Cookery by George Saintsbury  [Fur and Feather Series]
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THE PARTRIDGE Natural History by the Rev. H. A. Macpherson, Shooting by A. J. Stuart-Wortley, Cookery by George Saintsbury [Fur and Feather Series]

By MacPherson, Rev. H. A.; A. J. Stuart-Wortley et al.

London: Longmans Green, And Co., 1893. pp. vii, [2], 276, [2], [4 + 24] (publisher's catalogue) 11 monotone plates (all present), including frontispiece with tissue- guard, by Archibald Thorburn And Charles Wymper; in-text illustrations. Original decorative beige cloth blocked in red, brown and gilt, very good and bright, top corners a litttle bumped otherwise light wear only. Contents clean and tight, original black-coated endpapers, pencil signature of H. Birkbeck, Xmas 1893, a little light scattered foxing to the odd page. A very good copy. [Provenance: H. Birkbeck, Norfolk family of High House estate at West Acre, Norfolk, with Grade I listed house built in 1756.]. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$24.00

WILD-FOWL With Chapters on Shooting the Duck and the Goose by W.H. Pope and Cookery by Alexander Innes Shand [Fur, Feather and Fin Series]
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WILD-FOWL With Chapters on Shooting the Duck and the Goose by W.H. Pope and Cookery by Alexander Innes Shand [Fur, Feather and Fin Series]

By SHAW, L. H. De Visme

London: Longmans Green, and Co., 1905. pp. viii, [2], 278, [2], [48] (publisher's catalogue) 8 monotone plates (all present), including frontispiece with tissue- guard, by Archibald Thorburn And Charles Wymper. Original decorative beige cloth blocked in red, brown and gilt, very good and bright with light wear only. Contents clean and tight, original black-coated endpapers, unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good /fine copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$50.67

TROUT OF THE THAMES [INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR]
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TROUT OF THE THAMES [INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR]

By Hobbs, A. Edward

London: Herbert Jenkins Limited, 1947. pp. 92 , frontispiece photographic plate. Publisher's original binding in green, faded to the spine, clean. Contents clean and tight, pages 77-78 torn to edges, poorly cut, inscribed and dated by the author to the front free endpaper. A very good clean signed copy.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$33.34

THE ABC OF FOX-HUNTING A Handbook for Beginners
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THE ABC OF FOX-HUNTING A Handbook for Beginners

By Brock, D. W. E.

London: Philip Allan, 1936. A scarce book particularly with the dust jacket, albeit this jacket is very worn. Pp. 254; a few b/w illustrations and diagrams. Dust jacket worn with chips, tears and loss, some general age and dust soiling; tears repaired to the verso with ultra-fine archival tape, now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Original red cloth buckram binding very good, a little marked. Contents clean and tight, neat contemporary name to the front free end papers, light scattered spotting mostly confined to first and last few pages. A very good copy in a fair jacket. A detailed and comprehensive introduction to fox hunting. Chapters include; How fox hunting is organized; The Fox; The Foxhound; Hunting the Fox - Theory; Hunting the Fox - Practice; Cub Hunting; The whipper-In; Dress and Equipment; Hunting Etiquette; Riding to Hounds I; Riding to Hounds II; Riding to Hounds II;. On the Road; Management of the Hunter; Ways and Means; The Foxhunter's Library; A Glossary of Terms and Expressions.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 8vo.

$69.34

WILD SPORT IN THE NEAR WEST, OR THE ADVENTURES BY FIELD AND FLOOD OF MR. THOMAS GRABBUM, LATE OF THE FIRM OF MESSRS. BROWN, GRABBUM AND HOLDIT, LUDGATE HILL
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WILD SPORT IN THE NEAR WEST, OR THE ADVENTURES BY FIELD AND FLOOD OF MR. THOMAS GRABBUM, LATE OF THE FIRM OF MESSRS. BROWN, GRABBUM AND HOLDIT, LUDGATE HILL

By J. K. R.

London?: Publisher Not Given, 1888. Copac suggests that this title might possibly be by J. K. Roberts. Contents: title page, single leaf of introductory text, followed by 24 plates of pen and ink hunting cartoons, captioned below; most of the illustrations are dated 1888 [from which the date of publication is taken], some signed J.K.R. Original red cloth binding with gilt lettering to the front board, faded around edges and to the spine area, bottom left corner of front board marked, otherwise very good. Contents clean and tight, contemporary inscription to the front free end paper "Evelyn Rashleigh May you enjoy it J. Kendall Rashleigh (see provenance); faint withdrawn stamp to the front free end paper and a single stamp to the verso of the title page, otherwise unmarked. A very good copy. Provenance: John Kendall Rashleigh was born on 16 December 1872. He was the son of Reverend John Kendall Rashleigh and Charlotte Jane Rashleigh. He married, firstly on 27 May 1903, Evelyn Anne Jenkins (born in 1876 at Kensington, London, England. She was the daughter of William Henry Philips Jenkins.) He and Evelyn Anne Jenkins were divorced in 1925. He married, secondly, Jeffreys McEwen Martin, daughter of Jefferson Martin, on 5 April 1932. He died on 25 March 1960 at age 87, without issue. He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the service of the Cornwall and Devon Miners' Artillery Militia. He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the service of the 5th Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers.1 He fought in the Boer War between 1900 and 1902. He was with South African Constabulary between 1902 and 1904. He was Special Constable, BC Police between 1912 and 1913. He gained the rank of Temporary Major in the service of the Royal Army Service Corps. He fought in the First World War, he was mentioned in despatches. He was with British forces in Egypt, Iraq and North-West Persia between 1919 and 1921. He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Geographical Society (F.R.G.S.). He fought in the Second World War, with the Intelligence Service.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Oblong 4to 25 x 32 cm.

$280.04

MAN SCENT
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MAN SCENT

By White, Samuel Alexander

London: Country Life Ltd, 1935. 286 pages; b/w illustrations. Original dust jacket very good with slight wear and dust soiling, chipped to the top and bottom of the spine, not price clipped. Hard back binding very good. Contents clean and tight, light spotting to the page edges, neat ink inscription to the front free endpaper. A very good copy in a striking dust jacket.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$33.34

The Last Salon: Anatole France and his muse
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The Last Salon: Anatole France and his muse

By Potous, Paul

London: Hutchinson, 1956. 187 pages. Original dust jacket good, with some general wear and rubbing to edges, chipped to head/tail of the spine, creasing to the front panel, not price-clipped, now attractively presented in a loose-fitting clear archival sleeve. Hard-back binding, very good. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good copy with a good dust jacket.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo.

$24.00

WILD SPORTS & NATURAL HISTORY OF THE HIGHLANDS
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WILD SPORTS & NATURAL HISTORY OF THE HIGHLANDS

By St. John, Charles

London: T. N. Foulis, 1919. "With introduction and notes by the Rt. Hon. Sir Herbert Maxwell.. & fifty illustrations, thirty being reproduced in colour..."; pp. xxix, [1], 471, [1], [4 - publisher's adverts]; tipped in colour plates colour and b/w illustrations. Original cream cloth hardback binding, with gilt lettering to the spine and brown lettering and vignette to the front board, very good with minimal wear. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions. A fine copy. Excellent illustrations, particularly those of birds by Edwin Alexander.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by g. Denholm Armour & Edwin Alexander. 4to.

$42.67

HILLINGDON HALL OR THE COCKNEY SQUIRE A Tale of Country Life
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HILLINGDON HALL OR THE COCKNEY SQUIRE A Tale of Country Life

By Surtees, John

London: George Routledge & Sons, 1880. Pp. [8], 519; 12 hand-coloured plates with tissue guards. Publisher's red cloth binding with gilt lettering and gilt vignettes to the spine and front board, bevelled edges. Binding very good, corners sharp, light fading to the spine. Contents tight, original end paper toned, a little foxing/spotting to preliminary pages and page edges, no inscriptions. A very good tight copy.. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Wildrake, Heath & Jellicoe. Royal 8vo (16 X 22.5cm).

$40.01

TROUT AT TAUPO
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TROUT AT TAUPO

By Hintz (Orton Sutherland)

London: Max Reinhardt, 1964. 239 pages, colour and b/w illustrations. Original dust jacket very good, with a little rubbing. Hard-back binding, very good. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good copy.. New and Enlarged Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Minhinnick. 8vo.

$12.00

TROUT FLIES OF STILLWATER
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TROUT FLIES OF STILLWATER

By Goddard, John

London: Adam & Charles Black, 1969. 263 pages, colour and b/w illustrations. Original dust jacket very good, with some general wear and rubbing to edges, not price-clipped. Hard-back binding, very good. Contents clean and tight, previous owner's neat signature to the front pastedown, otherwise unmarked no inscription.. A near fine copy with a very good dust jacket.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo.

$10.67

THE QUIET WATERS BY
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THE QUIET WATERS BY

By Tryon Aylmer

London: H. F. & G. Witherby Ltd, 1988. 100 pages, colour and b/w illustrations. Original dust jacket good, a little lightwear and rubbing to edges, price-clipped. Hard-back binding, very good. Contents clean and tight, previous owner's neat signature to the front endpaper, otherwise unmarked no inscription. A very good copy with a very good dust jacket.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Rodger McPhail. 8vo.

$13.34

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