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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

$73.21

The Illustrated Memoirs of a Fisherman
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The Illustrated Memoirs of a Fisherman

By Bernard Venables

London: Merlin Unwin Books, 1993. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 10.25 x 8.25 inches (26 x 21 cm). Dust jacket: Light shelf wear. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Blue cloth binding with slight fading to spine. Binding leaning slightly, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. Size: 10.25 x 8.25 inches (26 x 21 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xvi, 143

$31.94

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

$73.21

Fishing: (British Sports: Past & Present series)
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Fishing: (British Sports: Past & Present series)

By Bernard Venables

London: B.T. Batsford Ltd, 1953. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5.5 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22 cm). Dust jacket: Some old repairs to reverse. Rubbing to edges, two light stains to rear cover. Clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Blue cloth binding. Slight bubbling to front pastedown endpaper, otherwise in very clean 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: 5.5 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: viii, 278

$21.30

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

$39.93

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

$25.29

Go Proverbs Illustrated
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Go Proverbs Illustrated

By Kensaku Segoe / John Bauer (Trans.)

Japan: The Nihon-Ki-in, 1969. 6th Printing . Very Good Plus/Good. 5.25 x 7.25 inches (13.5 x 19.5 cm). Dust jacket: Rubbing and light soiling to covers, red lettering to spine has faded. No wear or tears. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Black cloth binding. Light foxing to page edges stamp of the British Go Association to front free endpaper, otherwise excellent. Comes with an additional Go Proverbs book written in Japanese. 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: 5.25 x 7.25 inches (13.5 x 19.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 262

$86.52

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

$31.94

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

$39.93

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

$159.72

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]

$1331.00

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

$31.94

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

$73.21

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

$46.59

The 'Trent Otter's' Little Angling Book
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The 'Trent Otter's' Little Angling Book

By J.W. Martin

London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent and Co Ltd, 1910. 1st Edition . Very Good. 4.75 x 7.25 inches (12 x 18.5 cm). Illustrated paper covered boards with cloth spine. Slight wear to ends of spine, bumping and slight wear to corners of boards, very clean text throughout. Overall 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: 4.75 x 7.25 inches (12 x 18.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 80

$59.90

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

$46.59

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

$31.94

The Football Association World Cup Report 1966
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The Football Association World Cup Report 1966

By Harold Mayes

London: The Football Association / William Heinemann Ltd, 1967. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 8.75 x 11 inches (22 x 28 cm). Dust jacket: Slight creasing to top edge, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: Green buckram binding. Excellent condition throughout. Comes with a presentation letter from the Football Association dated May 1967. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £15.25; Oceania £23.00; Rest of World £21.10. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Size: 8.75 x 11 inches (22 x 28 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 309

$159.72

Alice Through the Pillar-box and What She Found There
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Alice Through the Pillar-box and What She Found There

By Gerald M. King / Lewis Carroll / John Tenniel (Illust.)

London: Whizzard Press, 1978. 1st Edition . Fine/Fine. 8.25 x 10 inches (21 x 25 cm). Dust jacket: Minor shelf wear, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Fine. Book: 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: 8.25 x 10 inches (21 x 25 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: vi, 33

$15.97

My Life [SIGNED]
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My Life [SIGNED]

By Peter Alliss

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 2004. 1st Edition . Fine/Fine. 6.25 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Fine. Book: First impression. Inscribed and signed by author to title page: 'For Graham - the best caddy I ever had - Peter Alliss '04'. First class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Fine. Size: 6.25 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 310

$46.59

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