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COURSING: THE PURSUIT OF GAME WITH GAZEHOUNDS
Written by Richard Grant-Rennick; Thomas Hope; et al.
Stock no. 2139748
Published by The Standfast Press. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green cloth with gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. The Standfast Sporting Library. ISBN: 0950214892. Foxing to outer page edges, with browning. Wrapper is faded to spine, with some creasing; scuffing; a few nicks.

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THE HUNGARIAN VIZSLA
Written by Gay Gottlieb.
Stock no. 2139746
Published by T.F.H. Kingdom. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

The World of Dogs series. Second Edition. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour & b/w photos. A valuable reference book for the breed, updated to include the Vizsla's recent history up to the LKA Championship Show 1997. Includes important topics as choosing, rearing, training and breeding. ISBN: 1852791047. Light knocks to top and tail of spine. Foxing and browning to outer page edges/margins.

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CARE OF THE RACING & RETIRED GREYHOUND
Written by Linda L. Blythe; James R. Gannon; A. Morrie Craig; Desmond P. Fegan.
Stock no. 2139525
Published by American Greyhoud Council, Inc.. 1st USA 2007. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 0964145626. Light bumping to spine and corners. A few small scuff marks to covers. Two thirds of front endpaper has been torn off.

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THE ADVENTURES OF AN ARTISAN HUNTER
Written by David Brian Plummer. Illustrated by Martin Knowelden.
Stock no. 2138818
Published by The Boydell Press. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The author recounts his exploits as a hunter, from boyhood days as a traunt in a Welsh mining valley, ratting and pursuing such game as could be found with a lurcher. He also explores such vanished pastimes of the working man as cockfighting. The main characters are his terrier, San, and two hawks, a buzzard and a goshawk. Brown cloth boards, silver title to spine, b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0851151086. Fading to cover edges. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with faded spine and edges; a few marks.

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HOUNDS & DOGS
Written by A. Croxton Smith.
Stock no. 2136011
Published by Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1932. Almost very good condition.

Lonsdale Library No. XIII. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. B/w illustrations. 320 pages including glossary. Spine is faded with bumping. Some scuffs to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. What looks like damp marking/browning to edges of some pages - including plate pages.

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THE AFGHAN HOUND A DEFINITIVE STUDY
Written by Margaret Niblock.
Stock no. 2134787
Published by K. & R. Books Ltd.. 1st 1980. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Dark blue leatherette covers with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour and b/w photos throughout. ISBN: 0903264382. SIGNED by author, with dedication to a previous owner to half-title page. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges; a few small nicks. White smudge (possibly paint) marks to covers. Contents are still very good.

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HUNTING SCENES
Written by Sabretache. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819649
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1936. Almost very good condition.

Forty Sketches of Hunting Scenes and Countries. Selected studies from Cecil Aldin's Sketch Books, chosen and arranged by him for a volume of Hunting sketches which was not published. Large format. White cloth spine with gilt title, red cloth covers with gilt title to front. Boards marked and affected by damp to rear (cloth crinkled). Slight bowing to boards. Corners bumped & worn. Inscription in ink to free front endpaper. Lower front corner of boards has been bumped which gives rise to faint creasing of lower corner of contents. Minor foxing throughout also affects illustrations.

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THE HISTORY OF THE LINLITHGOW AND STIRLINGSHIRE HUNT 1775-1910
Written by James H. Rutherfurd.
Stock no. 2131170
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1st 1911. 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. Map to rear pocket is MISSING! Spine is browned. Scuffing and marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges and page margins.

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THE FOXHOUNDS OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND THEIR MASTERS AND HUNTSMEN
Written by Humphrey F. De Trafford; et al. Illustrated by Cuthbert Bradley; et al..
Stock no. 2130948
Published by Walter Southwood & Company. 1906. Very good condition.

Large format. Heavy volume! Red leather spine and corners. Raised bands and gilt titles to spine. Gilt vignette to front cover. Colour frontis. B/w plates and photos. Spine and edges are unevenly faded. Slight bow to front cover. Marks to outer page edges, with a few margin marks.

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MEMOIRS OF THE BELVOIR HOUNDS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2130942
Published by Simpkin, Marshall & Co.. 1867. Almost very good condition.

From Their Earliest Records to The Present Day. Green cloth with gilt title to spine and small vignette to front cover. Dedicated to His Grace The Duke of Rutland. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers. Name in ink to front pastedown. Foxing and margin marks. Page edge creasing. Pencil annotations.

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THE ADVENTURES OF AN ARTISAN HUNTER
Written by David Brian Plummer. Illustrated by Martin Knowelden.
Stock no. 1816662
Published by The Boydell Press. 1987. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The author recounts his exploits as a hunter, from boyhood days as a traunt in a Welsh mining valley, ratting and pursuing such game as could be found with a lurcher. He also explores such vanished pastimes of the working man as cockfighting. The main characters are his terrier, San, and two hawks, a buzzard and a goshawk. Re-issue. Green boards, silver title to spine, b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0851151086. A few grubby marks to text block. Price cut pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

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THE THREE JOVIAL PUPPIES
Written by E.D. Cuming. Illustrated by J.A. Shepherd.
Stock no. 2127501
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1908. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green cloth spine, dark pictorial covers. Colour illustrations and rhymes. A tale of three foxhound puppies. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; chipping to cover edges. A few scuff marks to covers. Foxing and some page browning. Appears to rear joint has been repaired.

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