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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF FIREARMS
Written by Nicholas Du Quesne-Bird.
Stock no. 1318370
Published by Frederick Warne. 1982. Very good condition.

Observer's Book No. 75. With 119 Black and white photographs and 9 line drawings. Laminate Edition. Minimal bumping to spine. Contents clean.
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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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MAN-EATERS OF KUMAON
Written by Jim Corbett; Maurice Hallett; Lord Linlithgow.
Stock no. 2131025
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 1946. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red/orange cloth, black title to spine and tiger vignette to front cover. The true account of Major Corbett's experiences with man-eating tigers in the jungles of the United Provinces. B/w photos. American edition. With an Introduction by Sir Maurice Hallett and a Preface by Lord Linlithgow. Sixth printing. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tears and chips; only a little loss.
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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF FIREARMS (CYANAMID WRAPPER)
Written by Nicholas Du Quesne-Bird.
Stock no. 2130421
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Observer's Book No. 75. With 119 Black and white photographs and 9 line drawings. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper has light edge-creasing and browning to spine.
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THE POINTER AND HIS PREDECESSORS
Written by William Arkwright.
Stock no. 2128901
Published by The Argue Sporting Agency Ltd. 1st thus 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Facsimile of second edition. An illustrated History of the Pointing Dog from the Earliest Times. Red cloth, gilt titles and border. B/w illustrations. A little spotting/browning to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with a few chips; some grubby marks.
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ROYAL SPORTING GUNS AT WINDSOR
Written by Howard L. Blackmore.
Stock no. 2128406
Published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office. 1st 1968. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue cloth with title to spine. B/w photos. Damp marks to covers. Some brown marks to prelims. Wrapper is edge-torn and creased with a little loss.
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GUNDOGS THEIR CARE AND TRAINING
Written by Michael Brander.
Stock no. 1816659
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1972. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A useful handbook on training for the gundog owner. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0713603259. Damp stain to lower edge of rear board. '1977' in blue ink to front endpaper. Light foxing to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is worn at corners and heavily scuffed, damp stain to rear panel.
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RURAL SPORTS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by William B. Daniel.
Stock no. 2127953
Published by Bunny And Gold. Circa 1801. Almost very good condition.

2 volumes. Brown leather covers, gilt borders. B/w plates. Includes sections on dogs, plus fox and stag hunting, hare coursing. Rabbit, martin, badger and otter hunting. Angling, game shooting and waterfowl etc. Both volumes have been rebacked with new spines with raised bands; new endpapers, original boards and pages. Volume 1 No longer has its title page. All plates present. Volume 1 was published in 1801 and Volume 2 in 1802. Scuffing and wear to covers; heavy wear to corners. Foxing, browning and some margin marks.
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SHOOTING SECOND VOLUME
Written by Horace G. Hutchinson.
Stock no. 2126464
Published by Country Life. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles. B/w plates and illustrations. Spine is faded. Some wear to covers. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Some browning and foxing. Frontis is almost detached. Tear to a front free endpaper that is uncut.
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GAME GUNS AND RIFLES
Written by Richard Akehurst.
Stock no. 1815639
Published by The Sportsman's Press. 1992. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Third impression. Percussion to Hammerless Ejector in Britain. Red cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. ISBN: 0948253614. Minor spotting to top edge of text block. Dustwrapper spine heavily faded.
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THE POINTER AND HIS PREDECESSORS
Written by William Arkwright.
Stock no. 2124495
Published by Firth Productions. 1999. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Republication of the second edition. An illustrated History of the Pointing Dog from the Earliest Times. Red boards, gilt titles and border. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0906924030. Wrapper has some light edge-creasing.
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BRITISH SPORTING BIRDS
Written by F.B. Kirkman; Horace G. Hutchinson. Illustrated by G.E. Lodge; Allen W. Seaby.
Stock no. 1814337
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack Ltd.. 1936. Almost very good condition.

A guide to the natural history and the sporting value of the main British game birds. Large format. Blue cloth boards, black titles and illustration of ducks flying to front. Colour plates & b/w photos. Edited by Kirkman & Hutchinson with contributions by others. xii and 428 pages. Edges rubbed, boards marked. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper and top corner of same removed. Text block browned and grubby. Some foxing present. All plates present with some foxing to margins.
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