Messages will go here
Stella and Rose's Books Logo

Stella & Rose's Books

Specialists in Rare & collectable books

51 records found. If you are looking for a specific book which we do not have in stock, then please get in touch and we'll let you know just as soon as it comes in.

WILD LONE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2131624
Published by The Country Book Club. 1951. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The Story of a Pytchley Fox. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w etchings throughout. Bumping to spine and corners. Personal ex-lib. book, with previous owner's bookplate and ink stamps to prelims. Contents are still very good. Wrapper is browned to spine with tears and chips; loss to base of spine; smaller loss to top of spine, with tape repairs (visible).

Buy now for £21.00 Enquire about this book

A HANDFUL OF LEATHER
Written by Will H. Ogilvie. Illustrated by Lionel Edwards.
Stock no. 1818394
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1928. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, dark blue titles. 8 tipped-in colour plates. A book of verse first seen in various sporting publications and Punch. Staining to top & tail of spine else boards clean and bright. Inscription in pencil to front endpaper. One mount partly detached. Minor crease to one plate. A few scattered foxposts. Small hole to front edge of spine (pin hole). Pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby and is edge-worn with a few tears and some loss.

Buy now for £20.00 Enquire about this book

THE BEST SEASON ON RECORD
Written by E. Pennell-Elmhirst. Illustrated by John Sturgess.
Stock no. 1818390
Published by George Routledge & Sons. 2nd 1885. Almost very good condition.

Selected and republished from "The Field". Red pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 4 colour plates. Spine browned & worn at top and tail. Boards bronwed and stained. Damp stain (red) at top margin of prelims including frontispiece. Hinges pulled. All plates present with browning to margins.

Buy now for £20.00 Enquire about this book

THOUGHTS ON HUNTING IN A SERIES OF FAMILIAR LETTERS TO A FRIEND
Written by Peter Beckford.
Stock no. 1818389
Published by Sherwood, Neely & Jones. 1st 1820. Good condition.

Three quarter leather binding with marbled paper boards. Gilt title to spine reads 'Beckford on Hunting'. Pictorial frontispiece depicts 'Diana preparing for the Chase attended by Health and Contentment'. Pictorial title page. Fold-out plan of dog kennel facing Letter 1. xii and 321 pages. Boards heavily rubbed, leather spine & corners rubbed. Boards are bowed. Joints cracked. Binding tight. Some foxing mainly to prelims and last few pages. Contemporary inscription in pencil to blank leader page.

Buy now for £35.00 Enquire about this book

THE COMPLETE FOXHUNTER
Written by Charles Richardson.
Stock no. 1818388
Published by Methuen & Co.. 1st 1908. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth boards, gilt titles. Four colour plates plus b/w plates. Boars a little marked, spine mottled, corners bumped. Front joint pulled. Endpapers browned. Inscription in ink to verso of frontispiece.

Buy now for £20.00 Enquire about this book

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.

Buy now for £12.00 Enquire about this book

THE TALE OF MR. TOD
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 2131314
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Grey boards with green title and pictorial onlay. Colour plates, b/w text illustrations throughout. 93 pages. Small format. ISBN: 0723206058. Browning to cover edges; especially front cover. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Wrapper has grubby marks; some splash marks; small nick with tiny loss to bottom corner of front panel; pencil marks to rear panel.

Buy now for £18.00 Enquire about this book

SCATTERED SCARLET
Written by Will H. Ogilvie. Illustrated by Lionel Edwards.
Stock no. 2131176
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1928. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles. 8 tipped-in colour plates. Hunting verses. Spine is browned. Parts of covers are white from damp staining. Some foxing, although contents are still very good. All plates present.

Buy now for £15.00 Enquire about this book

THE HISTORY OF FOXHUNTING
Written by Roger Longrigg.
Stock no. 2131174
Published by MacMillan. 1ST 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour and b/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 0333181344. Page edge browning. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing; some fading to spine.

Buy now for £18.00 Enquire about this book

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.

Buy now for £25.00 Enquire about this book

RECOLLECTIONS OF A FOX-HUNTER
Written by Scrutator.
Stock no. 1817633
Published by Philip Allan & Co.. 2nd 1925. Very good condition.

Second Edition. Red leather spine & corners, Red cloth sides, gilt decorations, title to spine. 4 b/w plates. xv and 248 pages. Top edge gilt. Two plates detached but present.

Buy now for £15.00 Enquire about this book

THE LIFE OF A FOX WRITTEN BY HIMSELF AND EXTRACTS FROM THE DIARY OF A HUNTSMAN
Written by Thomas Smith. Illustrated by Thomas Smith; G.H. Jalland.
Stock no. 1817632
Published by Edward Arnold. 1st thus 1896. Very good condition.

New Edition with the author's illustrations and coloured plates by G.H. Jallard. White vellum spine & corners, black title block to spine with gilt title. Marbled paper sides. Tissue guarded plates. Top edge gilt. Boards grubby and scuffed.Paper board edges worn. Bookplate to front pastedown. Front joint just starting to pull, binding tight. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Tissue guard missing to frontis. All plates present.

Buy now for £30.00 Enquire about this book