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MEMOIRS OF A FOX-HUNTING MAN. With illustrations by William Nicholson

by SASSOON, Siegfried

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Published
1929
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First Illustrated Edition
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London: Faber. 1929. First Illustrated Edition. Hardcover.. White cloth stamped in red and black, illustrated endpapers. pp (296) + 7 plates; vignette illustrations in text. Page edges tanned; 1.5 cm tear to head of lightly darkened spine; mild cover soiling; ink gift inscription and small annotation at front; else a VG clean and unworn jacketless copy. … Read more
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THE COMPLETE ANGLER or the contemplative man's recreation being a discourse of rivers, fish-ponds, fish and fishing ...

by Walton, Izaak and Charles Cotton

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Published
1836
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First of this edition
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London: William Pickering. 1836. First of this edition. Hardcover. Title page continues: "and instructions on how to angle for a trout or grayling in a clear stream by Charles Cotton, with original memoirs and notes by Sir Harris Nicholas." First of the Nicholas edition, one of the best editions of this fishing classic. Two volumes. pp. [16],… Read more
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BURKE'S STEERAGE, or The Amateur Gentleman's Introduction to Noble Sports and Pastimes

by WHITE, T.H.

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Published
1938
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First printing
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London: Collins. 1938. First printing. Hardcover.. Light brown cloth gilt (vs black) lettered, presumed first binding. Small bump to lower outer corner of front cover, else fine. Dust jacket has small chips at ends of lightly darkened spine; front panel a little darkened with a small tear and two light spots (erasures?); rear panel lightly dusty,… Read more
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THE SALMON PEOPLE: the story of Canada's West Coast salmon fishing industy

by McKERVILL, Hugh W.

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Published
1967
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First printing
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Sidney, BC: Gray's Publishing. 1967. First printing. Hardcover. Salmon cloth. pp (8), 198, [2]. Former owner's blind stamp on front free endpaper, else a fine copy. Dust jacket has some tears, small chips, good. Signed by the author. ; Signed by Author .
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SHOOTING WITH SURTEES...

by SURTEES, Robert Smith (Hugh S. Gladstone, editor and compiler)

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First US issue
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New York: Stokes, no date (1927). First US issue. Hardcover. Title page continues: "Including the Shooting Exploits of Messrs. John Jorrocks, Jogglebury Crowdy, Facey Romford, and Other Famous Sportsmen; The Whole Being a Collection of Extracts Relating to the Gun From the Works of Robert Smith Surtees; Together With a 'Who's Who' of the Characters Mentioned… Read more
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THE ACCOUTREMENTS OF THE RIDING HORSE. Foreword by Maj.- Gen. Geoffrey Brooke

by TREW, Cyril G.

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Published
1951
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First Edition
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London: Seeley Service, no date [1951]. 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Quarto, brown cloth. pp (160). Well illustrated with many drawings of historical gear. Fine copy in worn jacket (large chips and tears). 1.5 kg .
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SADDLE AND SIRLOIN. Revised and re-edited

by DRUID, The (H.H. Dixon)

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London: Warne, no date (ca. 1880s). Hardcover. Octavo, red pictorial cloth stamped in black and gilt, dark olive endpapers. pp viii, 471 + engraved frontispiece portrait and engraved title. Spine sunned and a little worn at ends; inner hinges repaired with white rice paper; corner chip to last leaf (no text loss); page edges yellowed; 1888… Read more
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ADVANCED EQUITATION

by DE SOUZA, Baretto

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Published
1926
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New York: Dutton. 1926. Hardcover. Octavo, blue cloth. pp (xl), 419 + photo plates. Illustrations in text. Spine gilt lettering a bit dulled, with nicks to head of spine; page edges yellowed; small owner name at front; VG clean and unworn copy otherwise. .
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THE QUEEN'S PLATE

by FRAYNE, Trent

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Published
1959
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First Edition
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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart. 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Tall octavo, cream photographic boards. (xxiv), 168 pp. Many photos in text, some illustrations in colour. four colour plates (paintings of champion horses) inserted. Private bookplate, else a VG clean copy in poor dust jacket (large chips). Book designed and illustrated by Frank Newfeld, a typically interesting piece… Read more
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SPORTS & ANECDOTES OF BYGONE DAYS: England, Scotland, Ireland, Italy and the Sunny South

by REYNARDSON, C.T.S. Birch

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Published
1887
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First Edition
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London: Chapman & Hall. 1887. First Edition. Hardcover. pp (xii), 294 + chromolithograhic frontispiece, title page, and four other colour plates. Book a little leaned, with moderate wear at foot; new endpapers; page edges yellowed; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy, no owner names. Hunting, fishing, shooting. .
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THE PLATE

by CAUZ, Louis E.

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Published
1984
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First Edition
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Toronto: Deneau / Ontario Jockey Club. 1984. First Edition. Softcover. Squarish quarto, card covers. pp (303). Photos, charts. Rubbing to spine fold, long creases to front cover, good clean copy otherwise. History of The Queen's Plate, Canada's premier horse race, from 1860 on. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required. .
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GUERRE AUX LOUPS !

by COGNAC, Marcel

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Published
1962
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Montréal: Éditions Marcel Cognac. 1962. Softcover. Quarto, [40] pp stapled in card covers. Photos. Some rubbing, small indentations, to front cover; VG otherwise. Advocates the slaughter of wolves, a regrettable practice now much curtailed. Text is in French. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced. .
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Montreal: Shepard Publishing Company. 1957. Softcover. Second edition, revised and enlarged. pp [2], 142, [2]. Illustrated, ads, recipes, how to make snowshoes, and more. Two inch tear to foot of spine and to lower inner corner of first (blank), leaf neatly repaired, ink recipe for moose tongue (yum !) on rear blank; good. Note: lighter parcel, … Read more
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THE TRAIL OF THE SHARP CUP : The Story of the Fifth Oldest Trophy in International Sports

by FARRINGTON, S. Kip, Jr.

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Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
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New York: Dodd, Mead, c1974. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Hardcover. Second printing. Blue cloth, endpaper maps. pp: xvi, 176, photographs and map in text, statistics, index. "In 1935 the author conceived the idea of a Davis Cup Match for giant tuna; the match to be held at Wedgeport, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia. Originally to be… Read more
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SCARLET FEVER: a lifetime with horses

by CUSACK, John. MM, and Ivor Herbert

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Published
1972
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Fine in Very Good dust jacket
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First Edition
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London: Cassell. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author; Reddish orange boards. pp viii, 163 + plates. Fine copy. Price-clipped jacket has closed tears to lower front panel, VG otherwise. Inscribed by the author "For George D. Taylor, who helped me bring Highland Ponies to Canada. We all have happy memories… Read more
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New York: J.B.Ford. Good. 1869. Hardcover. Second printing? (first was in 1868). Original brown bevel edge cloth stamped in gilt, brown endpapers. pp [2], xxxvi, (37)-412, (12, ads), [2] + frontispiece portrait with tissue guard. Bit of wear to spine ends with cloth chip at foot of spine; cracked front inner hinge neatly repaired; foxing to… Read more
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New York: Scribner's. 1960. Hardcover.. New edtion (first was in 1930). Brown cloth. Tall octavo. (xx), 412 pp, indexed. Fine copy in VG price-clipped jacket.. A new edition of this big game hunting classic, "the true report of Charles Sheldon's solitary pioneering expeditions into the sub-arctic country surrounding Mt McKinley... written by a man who risked… Read more
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Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran. 1929. Hardcover. Second printing (first was 1925-28 in a 4 volume format). Quarto, 4 volumes in 8 volume format, original green buckram gilt, 50 maps and 1500 illustrations by the author. Spines lightly sunned, with gilt stamping oxidized and mostly flaked away but stamping still visible; foxing to bottom page… Read more
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Toronto: Coles Publishing Company. 1974. Hardcover. Facsimile reprint of the NY, 1910, original. Octavo, maroon cloth. pp [2], (2), xiv, 453, [5]. Many photos in text. Fine in fine price-clipped jacket. .
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KATERFELTO: a story of Exmoor. Illustrated by Lucy E. Kemp-Welch

by WHYTE-MELVILLE, G.J. (George John, 1821-78)

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London: Ward, Lock, no date. Hardcover. Later edition, ca 1890s? (first was Chatto & Windus, 1875). Octavo, blue cloth spine gilt lettered, chromolithographic boards, dark grey top page edges. pp (296) + 4 plates. Spine only lightly darkened, with minor rubbing at ends; shelf wear to edges of boards, bit of wear to outer corners;… Read more
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