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Second Edition. Exmoor is the land of the horseman and the walker. Little known paths and bridle paths, tracks one comes across when hunting with the Devon and Somerset Staghounds. Contents include chapters on 'The Wild Red Deer', 'Moorland Hacking', 'Some Exmoor Inns' all of great interest to Exmoor. Cream cloth with brown titles and vignettes. 5 b/w plates plus b/w illustrations and two sketch maps (folding). Boards lightly browned. Neat name & date in ink to free front endpaper. A few scattered foxspots mainly to prelims. All plates present.
Green cloth, gilt titles to spine. B/w text illustrations. The life of a Highland Red Deer. Spine bumped with some fading at top. Some foxing to prelims otherwise contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with some loss. Rear panel is slightly grubby.
STAG HUNTING WITH THE "DEVON AND SOMERSET" 1887-1901
Written by Philip Evered. Illustrated by H.M. Lomas.
Stock no. 1818318
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1902. Very good condition.
An Account of the Chase of the Wild Red Deer on Exmoor. Red cloth boards, gilt titles, gilt vignette of stag head to front. Colour and b/w photos. B/w illustrations. Top edge gilt. Spine slightly faded, small split in cloth to head of spine at either side. Name & date in ink to front pastedown. Endpapers browned. A few scattered foxspots to contents.
2 volumes. Brown leather covers, gilt borders. B/w plates. Includes sections on dogs, plus fox and stag hunting, hare coursing. Rabbit, martin, badger and otter hunting. Angling, game shooting and waterfowl etc. Both volumes have been rebacked with new spines with raised bands; new endpapers, original boards and pages. Volume 1 No longer has its title page. All plates present. Volume 1 was published in 1801 and Volume 2 in 1802. Scuffing and wear to covers; heavy wear to corners. Foxing, browning and some margin marks.
The True Story of a Wild Badger; And the Deer, Foxes and Other Animals in the Forest Where He Lived. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Small spots to covers. Child's name in blue biro to front pastedown and name and date also in blue biro to front free-endpaper. Foxing, mainly to textblock and page margins. Dustwrapper is torn with tape repairs on verso and some loss.
LIN 15. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations to text throughout. Nimbo is a fawn. A few light foxspots and a light stain to top corner tips of pages.
Colour photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0747026033. Wrapper unevenly faded.
Chambers Quest Books. Interesting and attractive information books for 7-11 year olds. White glazed boards, pictorial front cover shows three deer. Colour illustrations throughout. Adapted from the text written by Nicolas. ISBN: 0550319174. Covers ever so slightly browned and grubby. Original price label to rear cover, crossed through with red pen which is onto covers as well. Front endpaper a little rubbed. Contents clean.
EXMOOR - THE RIDING PLAYGROUND OF ENGLAND
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1405205
Published by H. F. & G. Witherby. 1st 1935. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.
Cream cloth covers with dark titles and deer vignettes. Two-tone frontis plus 4 b/w plates, 2 fold out maps and small b/w repeated illustrations. 125 pages. Spine and corners a little bumped. Browning to spine and board edges. Small bump to bottom of front and rear board. Tissue guard to frontis is creased. Both maps have small tears where they are stuck into the book. The first map is creased at the edges. One plate is detached. Foxing to some pages and the top margin of some plates otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn, chipped and creased. Remains of a label to rear flap. Small patch of surface paper damage to front flap. Some foxing and marks to panels. Wrapper is grubby.
THE MAMMALS OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND
Written by J.G. Millais. Illustrated by J.G. Millais; Archibald Thorburn; G.E. Lodge; Henrik Gronvold.
Stock no. 1706435
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1904. Almost very good condition.
Three volumes. Blue cloth, gilt titles. 14 x 13", large heavy format. Top edge gilt. Limited edition of 1025 copies. With 62 photogravures, 62 coloured plates and 149 uncoloured plates. Copy No. 217. Bookplates to front pastedowns. 12cm split to one side of spine from top to volume 1. Spines faded. Corners worn. Occasional foxspot to contents.
A Purnell Shaped Book. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 036102004X. Covers are a little creased. Light foxing to a few pages.