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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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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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THE SPORTSMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB; G.D. Armour.
Stock no. 1317848
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1937. Very good condition.

Cream cloth spine with gilt title, rest of covers are green. B/w plates and text illustrations. 237 pages. Spine and corners bumped. A few small marks to covers. Foxing, mainly to prelims and textblock but some page margins too.
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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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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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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.
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FOX-HUNTING
Written by Charles Frederick. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin; et al..
Stock no. 2131175
Published by Seeley, Service & Co.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Brown cloth. B/w photos and illustrations. Colour plates by various artists. Lonsdale Library Volume VII. Some spotting to covers. Page edge browning; some foxing. Wrapper is price-cut with browned spine; edge-creasing and chipping.
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