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HUNT AND WORKING TERRIERS
Written by Jocelyn Lucas.
Stock no. 1818335
Published by Tideline Books. 1st thus 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown cloth, gilt titles to spine. B/w photos. Originally published in 1931, the author gives a true and accurate account of sport in his time. 367 pages includes index. Bumping to lower edge of boards. Brown pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.
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IT'S MY DELIGHT
Written by Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318443
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A thorough and entertaining discourse on the art of hunting by orthodox methods. Numerous b/w engravings. Turquoise-green cloth. Spine bumped, covers slightly grubby. Endpapers browned, light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with slight loss at top and tail of spine, rear panel is a bit browned.
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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.
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FIELDS ELYSIAN: A PORTRAIT OF HUNTING SOCIETY
Written by Simon Blow.
Stock no. 1818232
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A fascinating history of hunting society: stories of various hunting packs, such as the Belvoir, the Pytchley, the Beaufort, and Quorn, the Middleton and the Fernie; recounting the activities of colourful sporting personalities such as Sir Gilbert Breenall, Lord Lonsdale, Lord Willoughby de Broke and more. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Sepia photos. vi and 152 pages including index. ISBN: 0460045342. A few minor foxpsots to endpapers. Top edge of text block foxed. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned.
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RIGHT ROYAL
Written by John Masefield. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1318013
Published by William Heinemann. 1st thus 1922. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth, gilt titles and horsehead vignette to front. 4 tipped-in colour plates. A horse-racing poem. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Browning to endpapers, light foxing to contents. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some slight chipping with loss and a grubby mark with some slight surface paper damage to author's name on front panel.
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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PIKE FISHING
Written by Neville Fickling.
Stock no. 1317998
Published by Lucebaits Publishing. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Nearly 40 years of pike fishing experience condensed into one volume. Blue boards, gilt titles. 190 pages. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0954352602. SIGNED by author to front free-endpaper. Minimal bumping to base of spine of book and wrapper.
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THE ANGLING TIMES BOOK OF THE WYE
Written by Leslie Baverstock.
Stock no. 1317918
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

All you need to know on how to get the best sport from this great and virtually unspoilt river. B/w photos. 192 pages. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0715382543. Spine bumped. Light page browning/foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and a little grubby to rear panel. Some foxing to verso of wrapper.
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THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO WING SHOOTING
Written by Alex Brant.
Stock no. 1317915
Published by The Lyons Press. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The ultimate handbook to a specialized sport. Blue spine with gilt title, beige boards. 238 pages. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 1592286488. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. A small (glue?) mark to lower edge of textblock. Dustwrapper is just a little edge creased.
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MODERN WILDFOWLING
Written by Eric Begbie.
Stock no. 1817962
Published by Saiga Publishing Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The history of the sport, quarry species, guns and equipment, gundogs and cooking the bag are all covered in a clear and concise manner. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Colour illustrations of wildfowl. ISBN: 0904558762. Corners bumped. Pencil erasure mark to front endpaper. Top edge of text block browned. Couple of colour illustrations are annotated to show the wildfowl is protected. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned to spine and rear.
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THOUGHTS ON HUNTING AND OTHER MATTERS
Written by R.S. Surtees; John Jorrocks. Illustrated by G. Denholm Armour.
Stock no. 1317838
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1st 1925. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles and gilt and black vignettes. 12 colour plates plus text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Small nick to top and slightly fading to spine. Foxing to contents. Frontis is part detached.
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MY LIFE AND TIMES
Written by Nimrod; Charles Apperley.
Stock no. 2131320
Published by William Blackwood & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1927. Almost very good condition.

Limited edition of 250 copies. 10 x 8". Tipped-in colour and b/w plates. Red cloth, gilt titles. Top edge gilt. This is Copy No. 218. Spine is faded. Bumping to corners. A few marks to covers, including what appear to be damp marks to edges. Foxing to endpapers. Page edge browning.
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SQUIRE OSBALDESTON HIS AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Written by E.D. Cuming; George Osbaldeston.
Stock no. 2131178
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1926. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Beige cloth. 16 colour plates plus b/w illustrations and folding map. Grubby marks to covers. Bumping to spine and corners. Foxing to pages throughout. Plate 56 has closed tear to margin.
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