DOGS - HOUNDS
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Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2124886
Published by Souvenir Press. 2001. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Cracker and Micky: Two Dogs with a Tale. A Series of Episodes. Cracker: a comical white bull terrier with a fetching black patch over one eye. Micky: a huge Irish Wolfhound - Cracker's stooge and, more importantly, his mattress. Small oblong format. Cream boards, gilt title to spine. A series of poses in order to achieve the most satisfying state of slumber. ISBN: 0285635921. Wrapper is edge-creased.
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2124052
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 2nd 1930. Almost very good condition.
Sleeping Partners A Series of Episodes. A series of plates by Aldin featuring what appear to be a Irish Wolfhound and a terrier. Large format. Blue boards, light blue titles. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to spine and a couple of cover edges. Bookplate to front pastedown. Front endpaper is MISSING. Contents are still very good; some foxing.
ALL ABOUT THE RACING GREYHOUND
Written by Barbara Tompkins; Pam Heasman.
Stock no. 1608028
Published by Pelham Books; The Stephen Greene Press. 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Part of the 'All About...' series. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0720717671. Book has a smell of tobacco. Wrapper is edge rubbed.
ALL ABOUT THE LURCHER
Written by Katharine Tottenham.
Stock no. 1608026
Published by Pelham Books. 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Part of the 'All About...' series. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0720714419. Price-cut wrapper is edge rubbed, with remains of price-sticker on front flap.
MAN-TRAILING HOW TO TRAIN YOUR BLOODHOUND
Written by Christiane Liebeck.
Stock no. 1812212
Published by Cadmos. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition.
Following human trails reliably. Cardwraps. Colour photos. ISBN: 9783861279297. A nice, clean copy.
THE COMPLETE LURCHER
Written by David Brian Plummer. Illustrated by Martin Knowelden.
Stock no. 1812039
Published by The Boydell Press. 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A Manual. Includes chapters on the arts of training and entering, lamping and net work, the quarry itself, breeding. Brown cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0851151183. A nice copy marred only by the slight smell of cigarettes. Price-cut dustwrapper has price-label to front flap, is browned and grubby with a few minor closed edge tears.
THE HISTORY OF THE LINLITHGOW AND STIRLINGSHIRE HUNT 1775-1910
Written by James H. Rutherfurd.
Stock no. 1810090
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1st 1911. Almost very good condition.
Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. B/w plates and large map in rear pocket. Top edge gilt. SIGNED by the author with dedication to title page ('from the author'). Boards scuffed and marked. Spine browned. Some grubby marks/foxing to contents but generally a clean copy.
Written by J. Ivester Lloyd.
Stock no. 1605743
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Hare hunting with harriers, beagles and bassets. B/w photos. ISBN: 0713612614. Inscription in ink to front endpaper.
HUNTING THE CLEAN BOOT
Written by Brian Lowe.
Stock no. 1605123
Published by Blandford Press. 1st 1981. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The Working Bloodhound. The Bloodhound is unsurpassed as a hunting dog, but he is by nature a gentle, sensitive creature, without the killer instinct of other hunting hounds. Hunting the clean boot is a true country activity, a form of bloodless working trials. A history of the bloodhound as a working dog, and a practical guide for owners and practitioners. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713709502. Top and tail of spine faded. Page edges dusty.
BRITISH HUNTS AND HUNTSMEN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1806357
Published by The Biographical Press. 1st 1908. Very good condition.
Four volumes, large format (15" x 11"), three quarters red leather binding, red boards. Numerous b/w photos and full page sepia photos. Containing a short history of each Fox and Stag Hunt in the British Isles, together with biographical records of masters past and present, and some members of each hunt. Also an introductory chapter on mediaeval hunting and articles concerning the stag, the fox, the hound, the horse and all subjects allied thereto. The South-west of England;The South-East, East and Eastern Midlands of England; The North-East and Western Midlands of England, and Wales; England (North), Scotland Ireland. List of Subscribers. Leather edges rubbed with some small areas of loss. Red cloth boards a little marked and some uneven fading. England South West volume is damp stained to rear board. Some pale foxing to some plate margins. Tissue guard to frontis of England N. Scotland & Ireland volume is creased vertically. Text pages nice and clean.
THE GREYHOUND AND GREYHOUND RACING
Written by Roy Genders.
Stock no. 1205174
Published by Sporting Handbooks Ltd.. 1st 1975. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A History of the Greyhound in Britain from the Earliest Times to the Present Day. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0850200474. Corners bumped. Wrapper has a faded spine and rubbed corners.
THE HISTORY OF HUNTING
Written by Patrick R. Chalmers.
Stock no. 1703558
Published by Seeley and Co. Limited. Circa 1951. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Brown cloth. B/w illustrations. Lonsdale Library Volume XXIII. Wrapper has repaired closed tear to base of spine.