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PHEASANTS AND COVERT SHOOTING
Written by Aymer Maxwell. Illustrated by George Rankin.
Stock no. 2137555
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Very good condition.

Blue/green cloth with black titles and decorations to spine and front cover. 16 colour plates. A and C Black Colour Book. Beautiful Books For Sportsmen. Not a 1st (no gilt titles or tope edge gilt). Only date inside is 1913 on title page. Browning and bumping to spine. Some browning to rest of covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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AMID THE HIGH HILLS
Written by Hugh Fraser.
Stock no. 2137465
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1st 1923. Good condition.

Dark blue cloth, gilt titles and decorative border. 16 colour and 16 b/w plates, as well as b/w chapter headings. 224 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping to corners.; split to side of spine. Large damp mark to rear cover. Foxing and browning.

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GROUSE AND GROUSE MOORS
Written by George Malcolm; Aymer Maxwell. Illustrated by Charles Whymper.
Stock no. 2137464
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1910. Almost very good condition.

Black's Beautiful Books for Sportsmen. An A & C Black Colour Book. Blue/grey cloth with gilt titles and decorations to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. 16 colour plates. 1 b/w photo plate. 286 pages, plus 2 page original booklist to rear. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping. Browning and fading to covers; some uneven. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Browning and foxing to pages and outer page edges. Some margin marks.

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THE PLAINS RIFLE
Written by Charles E. Hanson.
Stock no. 1823158
Published by The Gun Room Press. 1st thus 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Reprint Edition. Large format. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 088227015X. Spine and corners lightly bumped. Text block lightly browned else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn (no loss), slightly faded to spine and a little scuffed to rear panel.

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THE HARE
Written by H.A. MacPherson; Gerald Lascelles; Charles Richardson; J.S. Gibbons; G.H. Longman; Kenney Herbert. Illustrated by Archibald Thorburn; Charles Whymper; et al..
Stock no. 2136038
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1896. Very good condition.

Fur and Feather series. Beige pictorial cloth with red titles. B/w plates. Natural History, Shooting, Coursing, and Cookery. Foxing throughout. Some page edges are not fully opened.

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THE RABBIT
Written by James Edmund Harting; Alexander Innes Shand; Alfred E.T. Watson. Illustrated by Archibald Thorburn; G.E. Lodge; S. Alken; Charles Whymper.
Stock no. 2136037
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1898. Almost very good condition.

Beige pictorial cloth with red and gilt titles. Fur, Feather and Fin Series. B/w plates. 248 pages, plus 32 page booklist to rear. A chapter on cookery by Shand. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing and some damp marking. Plate page 124 MISSING.

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SNIPE AND WOODCOCK
Written by L.H. De Visme Shaw; Richard J. Ussher; Alexander Innes Shand. Illustrated by Archibald Thorburn; Charles Whymper.
Stock no. 2136036
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1903. Almost very good condition.

Fur, Feather & Fin series. Beige pictorial boards, red and gilt titles. B/w plates. With chapters on Snipe and Woodcock in Ireland by Ussher; Cookery by Shand. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Damp staining to prelims and top of page edges.

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THE PHEASANT
Written by Alfred E.T. Watson; H.A. MacPherson; A.J. Stuart-Wortley; Alexander Innes Shand. Illustrated by Archibald Thorburn.
Stock no. 2136035
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1895. Very good condition.

Fur and Feather Series edited by Alfred E.T. Watson. Includes Natural History of the Pheasant by Rev. H.A. MacPherson; Shooting the Pheasant by A.J. Stuart-Wortey; Cookery of the Pheasant by Alexander Innes Shand. 265 pages, plus 24 page booklist to rear. B/w illustrations. Browning to spine; some marks to covers. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins.

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THE GROUSE
Written by H.A. MacPherson; A.J. Stuart-Wortley; George Saintsbury. Illustrated by A.J. Stuart-Wortley; Archibald Thorburn.
Stock no. 2136034
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1894. Almost very good condition.

Fur and Feather Series. Beige pictorial cloth, red and gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small damp stain to bottom corner of rear cover. Foxing and browning throughout. A couple of page edges are uncut.

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THE PARTRIDGE
Written by H.A. MacPherson; A.J. Stuart-Wortley; George Saintsbury.
Stock no. 2136031
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 2nd 1894. Almost very good condition.

Fur and Feather series. Second edition. B/w plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corner. Browning to spine. Some pages/edges are unopened. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Some foxing throughout book and to outer page edges.

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HOUNDS & DOGS
Written by A. Croxton Smith.
Stock no. 2136011
Published by Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1932. Almost very good condition.

Lonsdale Library No. XIII. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. B/w illustrations. 320 pages including glossary. Spine is faded with bumping. Some scuffs to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. What looks like damp marking/browning to edges of some pages - including plate pages.

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THE GUN AND ITS DEVELOPMENT
Written by W.W. Greener.
Stock no. 2135885
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 8th 1907. Fair condition.

Dark green cloth. 8th edition, rewritten, and with many additional illustrations. B/w illustrations. B/w photos. Spine is very browned and heavily taped back onto covers. Heavy marking and wear to rest of covers; scuffing and chipping along edges. Joints are broken - some repair with tape. Pages are very grubby to margins and edges. Endpapers are especially grubby. This is a WORKING copy ONLY!

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