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Illustrated Games of Patience

By Lady Adelaide Cadogan

London: Leslie Frewin, 1968. Facsimile . Fine/Near Fine. 7.5 x 9.75 inches (19 x 24.5 cm). Dust jacket: Very clean. Unclipped jacket. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Near Fine. Book: Olive cloth binding. First class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 7.5 x 9.75 inches (19 x 24.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 48

$18.48

Fishing Dreams

By T.T. Phelps / [Richard Adams]

London: The Batchworth Press, 1949. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5.75 x 8.5 inches (14 x 22 cm). Dust jacket: Rubbing and wear to spine and corners of boards. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Blue cloth binding. Light foxing to page edges, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, with his attractive engraved bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Gift inscription to Adams on front free endpaper, dated Christmas 1955. Signature is indistinct but does not appear to be from Phelps. A nice association copy. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.75 x 8.5 inches (14 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 242

$72.58

The Fin Fisher's Guide

By Geo. C. Bainbridge

London: The Flyfisher's Classic Library, 1992. Facsimile . Very Good/Very Good. 6.5 x 9.75 inches (16 x 25 cm). Slipcase: A few light marks, no splits or tears. Overall case condition is Very Good. Book: Quarter blue leather binding with pale blue boards. Unread copy but has foxing to page edges. . Overall book condition is Very Good. Size: 6.5 x 9.75 inches (16 x 25 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xiv, 150

$46.19

Ballroom Dancing [SIGNED]

By Alex Moore / [Richard Adams]

London: Isaac Pitman and Sons, 1943. Reprint . Very Good/Good. 6 x 7 inches (12.5 x 18.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Loss to ends of spine, tear with loss to rear cover, some edge wear. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good. Book: Blue buckram binding with a few light marks to covers. Light browning to pages, light foxing to page edges, clean text throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, signed by Adams to front free endpaper and dated 1946. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 6 x 7 inches (12.5 x 18.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xi, 297

$32.99

The Chess Tournament: A Collection of the Games Played at this Celebrated Assemblage

By Howard Staunton

London: Henry G. Bohn, 1852. 1st Edition . Good Minus. 4.75 x 7 inches (11.5 x 18 cm). Full calf leather binding with gilt chessboard design to front board. Spine has five raised bands and gilt decoration. Heavy rubbing to spine and board edges. Ends of spine worn and with splits to joints. Marbled page edges and endpaper, some browning and marking to text. Staining to margins of leading and trailing blanks. Some pencilled ticks to text. Staunton's account of the first ever international chess tournament, held in London in 1851. A worn but solidly bound example of the first edition. Overall condition is Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.75 x 7 inches (11.5 x 18 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 377

$112.17

Playing Cards: History of the Pack and Explanations of its Many Secrets
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Playing Cards: History of the Pack and Explanations of its Many Secrets

By W, Gurney Benham / [Richard Adams]

London: Ward, Lock and Co, Limited, 1931. 1st Edition . Very Good. 7.5 x 9.75 inches (19 x 25 cm). Lacking jacket. Red cloth binding. Foxing and slight fading to spine. Slight spotting to page edges, light browning to endpapers, clean text throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. Signed by Adams to front free endpaper and dated 1946. A nice association copy of this well illustrated work. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 7.5 x 9.75 inches (19 x 25 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: vii, 195

$72.58

In Praise of Trout [SIGNED]
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In Praise of Trout [SIGNED]

By David Profumo / James Robinson

London: Viking, 1989. 1st Edition . Very Good/Good. 12 x 9.5 inches (30 x 23.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Light marking and some edge wear. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Green cloth binding. Slight marking and bumping to edges of front board, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Signed by the author to title page.: 'Best wishes from David Profumo, Christmas 1989.'. Overall book condition is Very Good. Size: 12 x 9.5 inches (30 x 23.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxi, 89

$39.59

The River Keeper: Caring for an Angler's Trout Stream [SIGNED]
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The River Keeper: Caring for an Angler's Trout Stream [SIGNED]

By Richard Pease / [Richard Adams]

Newton Abbot: David and Charles, 1982. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Fading to spine, slight creasing to ends of spine. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Green paper covered boards. Small bump to head of spine, light foxing to page edges, clean text throughout. Signed by the author (without dedication) to title page. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, with his attractive bookplate to front pastedown endpaper (with a little foxing to edges). A scarce signed copy with interesting association. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 136

$46.19

Trout. An Illustrated History [SIGNED]
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Trout. An Illustrated History [SIGNED]

By James Prosek / [Richard Adams]

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. 2nd Impression . Very Good Minus/Very Good. 10.25 x 7.25 inches (26 x 18.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: A few marks to front cover, rubbing to corners and ends of spine. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Beige cloth binding with a few bumps to edges of boards. Foxing to page edges and endpapers, clean text throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. Inscribed to Adams and signed by the author to title page: 'For Richard Adams, who made me feel at home on my visit to Whitchurch. Hope to see you on the stream - with much admiration, James Prosek, 7/22/96.'. Overall book condition is Very Good Minus. Size: 10.25 x 7.25 inches (26 x 18.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: vii, 158

$72.58

Basic Techniques of Go
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Basic Techniques of Go

By Haruyama Isamu and Nagahara Yoshiaki

Berkeley, California: The Ishi Press, 1969. 1st Edition . Very Good/Good. 6 x 8.5 inches (15 x 21.5 cm). Dust jacket: Torn and creased to top edge of rear cover. Slight loss to head of spine, some marking to covers. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good. Book: Blue leatherette binding with slight bumping and rubbing to corners of boards. Bump to foot of spine, light foxing to top page edge, clean text throughout. Scarce. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 6 x 8.5 inches (15 x 21.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: v, 169

$39.59

Keeper of the Stream: The Life of a River and its Trout Fishery
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Keeper of the Stream: The Life of a River and its Trout Fishery

By Frank Sawyer / Charles Jardine (Illust.)

London: George Allen and Unwin, 1985. New Edition . Very Good Minus/Very Good. 6.25 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Dust jacket: Fading to spine and a few light spots of foxing, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Green cloth binding. Light foxing to page edges, otherwise very clean condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 6.25 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xv, 220

$25.07

How to Catch Trout
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How to Catch Trout

By Three Anglers

Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1896. 7th Edition . Very Good. 4.25 x 6.5 inches (11 x 16.5 cm). Quarter cloth with paper covered board, illustration and lettering to front board. Slight wear and a few marks to board. Previous owner's pencilled inscription to front free endpaper (dated 1898). Good solid binding. Clean text throughout. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.05; Oceania £10.50; Rest of World £10.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.25 x 6.5 inches (11 x 16.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: vi, 83

$32.99

Rod and Line
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Rod and Line

By Arthur Ransome

London: Jonathan Cape, 1947. Reprint . Very Good/Good. 5 x 7.25 inches (12 x 18.5 cm). Dust jacket: Wear and a little loss to ends of spine, light soiling and slight edge wear to rear cover. Small light stain to front cover. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Green cloth binding with fading to spine, light foxing to endpapers, very clean text throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5 x 7.25 inches (12 x 18.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 286

$39.59

The Way it Was: My Autobiography [SIGNED]
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The Way it Was: My Autobiography [SIGNED]

By Stanley Matthews

London: Headline, 2000. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Near Fine. 6.25 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Light shelf wear only, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Near Fine. Book: Excellent condition throughout. Autobiography of the football legend completed shortly before his death in 2000. Included with the book is a hand written and signed letter from Stanley Matthews on Stoke City F.C. headed note paper, dated June 25 1995: 'Hi there John, Many thanks for the copies - very interesting. Stanley Matthews'. Also included is the envelope, also hand written by Matthews. Letter has several folds and both the letter and the envelope have been hole punched. Overall book condition is Near Fine. Size: 6.25 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 440

$158.36

Glig-Gamena Angel-Deod, or, The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England: Including the Rural and Domestic Recreations, May-Games, Mummeries, Pageants, Processions, and Pompous Spectacles from the Earliest Period to the Present Time
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Glig-Gamena Angel-Deod, or, The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England: Including the Rural and Domestic Recreations, May-Games, Mummeries, Pageants, Processions, and Pompous Spectacles from the Earliest Period to the Present Time

By Joseph Strutt

London: Printed by T. Bensley for J. White, 1801. 1st Edition . Very Good. 9.5 x 11.5 inches (24.5 x 29 cm). Full straight grain morocco leather binding by Root & Son (late Victorian period). Professionally rebacked with original spine laid over. Spine has five raided bands and gilt decorated compartments. Decorative gilt panels to boards, gilt decorated turn-ins. Marbled endpapers, all page edges gilt. Engraved bookplate to front pastedown endpaper: Charles G. King Jr. Collection, The Western Reserve Historical Society. Lightly embossed stamp of the Society to title page and a few margins within the text. A few short tears to outside edge of front free endpaper and first few preliminary pages, some scattered light foxing to text. Frontis and all 39 hand coloured plates are present and in excellent condition. Includes a vast array of sport and games, from hunting and jousting to chess and card games. A wonderfully illustrated work in a very attractive later binding. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 9.5 x 11.5 inches (24.5 x 29 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: Large 4to. l, [6], 301, [1]

$1319.70

Minchinhampton Golf Club Centenary History 1889-1989
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Minchinhampton Golf Club Centenary History 1889-1989

By David Martin

Minchinhampton, Stroud: Minchinhampton Golf Club, 1989. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 7.5 x 9 inches (19 x 22.5 cm). Blue cloth binding, very slight marking to covers otherwise excellent. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. Size: 7.5 x 9 inches (19 x 22.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 196

$32.99

Best Chess Games 1970-80
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Best Chess Games 1970-80

By Jon Speelman

London: George Allen & Unwin, 1982. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus/Near Fine. 5.25 x 8 inches (13.5 x 20.5 cm). Dust jacket: First class condition, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Near Fine. Book: Black cloth binding, browning to pages, light foxing to page edges, clean text throughout. The scarce hardback first edition. Overall book condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 8 inches (13.5 x 20.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: viii, 328

$72.58

Taff's Acre: A History and Celebration of Cardiff Arms Park [SIGNED]
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Taff's Acre: A History and Celebration of Cardiff Arms Park [SIGNED]

By David Parry-Jones

London: Willow Books/Collins, 1984. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 6.75 x 9.75 inches (17 x 24.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Light shelf wear, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: Inscribed (with dedication) and signed by David Parry-Jones to front free endpaper. Previous owner's address label to front pastedown endpaper, small mark to one page margin otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 6.75 x 9.75 inches (17 x 24.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 198

$46.19

Sporting Facts and Fancies
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Sporting Facts and Fancies

By J.P. Wheeldon

London: Egar S. Shrubsole, 1894. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 5 x 7.25 inches (13 x 19 cm). Green cloth binding. Wear to corners and lower edge of front board, a few marks to spine. Crease to upper corner of half title page. Foxing to endpapers, some margin markings and notes (in light pencil) text is otherwise clean throughout. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5 x 7.25 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 261

$46.19

World Cup '66
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World Cup '66

By Hugh McIlvanney

London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1966. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14.5 x 22.5 cm). Dust jacket: Light staining to edges, a little creasing to top edge. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Excellent condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14.5 x 22.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 191

$32.99

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