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EQUUS REINED
Written by Robert Vavra.
Stock no. 1821225
Published by William Morrow & Company Inc. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Sequel to Equus. A romantic tribute to man's relationship with equines since the beginning of time. Colour photos and personal reflections. Large format. Black cloth boards, silver title to spine, vignette to front. ISBN: 0688050891. Light scuffing to boards. Printers binding error means some pages stick out a tiny bit further than they should. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners and lightly scuffed.

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HANDLEY CROSS OR MR JORROCKS'S HUNT (2 VOLUMES)
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819645
Published by Edward Arnold. Almost very good condition.

Some of Aldin's best work went into this, one of his favourite books. Two volumes. Red cloth, gilt titles and vignette. 12 colour plates in each volume plus numerous text illustrations. Top edges gilt. Both volumes dampstained, a little marked, and faded to spine. Corners bumped. Tissue-guard between frontis and title page missing to volume II. Hinges pulled. Minor foxing to text block. A few grubby marks and minor foxing to contents. All plates present.

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JORROCKS ON 'UNTING
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819571
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1909. Very good condition.

Brown boards, with pictorial onlay to front cover. 6.75 x 5.25". B/w text illustrations and 3 tipped-in colour plates. 31 pages. Browning to endpapers. Neat inscription in ink to free front endpaper. Foxing to text block. A few scattered foxspots to contents. All plates present.

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MOUNT AND MAN
Written by M.F. McTaggart. Illustrated by Lionel Edwards.
Stock no. 1818392
Published by Country Life. 2nd 1927. Very good condition.

Second, revised edition. Getting in the saddle of the horse! Red cloth boards, gilt titles. 26 b/w plates. Spine heavily faded but gilt still bright. Endpapers browned and a few foxspots to contents.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF SHOW JUMPING & EVENTING
Written by Vivien Batchelor. Illustrated by Christine Bousfield.
Stock no. 1318137
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observer book no. 60. With 44 line drawings and 27 b/w photos. Photos by Leslie Lane. ISBN: 0723215510. Spine bumped. A6 written in purple felt-tip in small circle to front pastedown. Slight wrinkling to front free-endpaper. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge worn and 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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TRENCHER & KENNEL
Written by Charles Simpson.
Stock no. 2131177
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1927. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Some famous Yorkshire packs including the Bamham Moor, the York and Ainsty, Lord Middleton's Hunt, the Sinnington, the Bilsdale & the Farndale, with 24 illustrations in colour and 68 in b/w. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. 312pp includes index. Covers are unevenly faded with splash marks. Bumping to corners. Colour frontis is creased. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and to page margins. Plate opposite page 226 also has large corner crease. Plate opposite page 272 has stained margin - where it appears to have got damp and the colour front to cover has run.

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MR. SPONGE'S SPORTING TOUR
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by John Leech.
Stock no. 2130945
Published by Bradbury & Evans. 1st 1853. Good condition.

Brown leather spine and corners; black title label with gilt title to spine. Red cloth covers. Hand coloured plates and b/w illustrations. Heavy wear with some chips and a little loss to spine and corners. Scuffing and grubby marks to covers. Front joint is almost entirely broken. Inscription in ink to prelims. Foxing throughout.

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STABLE TALK AND TABLE TALK: OR, SPECTACLES FOR YOUNG SPORTSMEN (VOLS 1 & 2)
Written by Harry Hieover.
Stock no. 1817634
Published by Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans. 2nd 1846. Very good condition.

Two volumes bound in one. Brown leather spine & corners, 5 raised bands to spine and gilt title with horse vignettes. Marbled paper sides and endpapers. B/w frontispiece. Red ribbon page marker. Top edge gilt. A nice, tight binding. Board edges lightly rubbed. Red ribbon page marker is detached but present.

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HANDLEY CROSS OR MR. JORROCKS'S HUNT - VOLUME I
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2130785
Published by Edward Arnold. Slightly better than good condition.

Red cloth covers with gilt vignette to front and title to spine. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations throughout. 363 pages. Spine is grubby and faded. Bumping to corners. Spotting/marks to covers. Foxing.

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JORROCKS ON 'UNTING
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2129968
Published by William Heinemann. 1st thus 1909. Almost very good condition.

Brown boards, with pictorial onlay to front cover. 6.75 x 5.25". B/w text illustrations and 3 tipped-in colour plates. 31 pages. Chipping to paper on spine, with loss. Corners are bumped. Some marks to covers. Small amount of ink to front endpaper. Foxing throughout. All plates present.

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SADDLETRAMP
Written by Jeremy James.
Stock no. 2125821
Published by Merlin Unwin Books. 1st thus 2015. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

From the Ottoman Hills to Offa's Dyke on horseback. B/w photos. Originally published in 1989. ISBN: 9781910723005. Light bumping along cover edges. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is edge-creased with couple of nicks to corners.

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