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Softback. 4to. A good copy. Some foxing. 8 colour plates with accompanying text and an Introduction.
Published : "The Studio" Ltd, London 1927, First Edition
Softback. 4to. A good copy except for extensive foxing. 8 colour plates with some text and an Introduction.
Published : "The Studio", London 1927, First Edition
Softcover. A very good copy. Ownership inscription. 205pp + adverts and index. Many illustrations including 10 colour plates of flies. Separate price list (27pp) included.
Published : Hardy Bros (Alnwick) Ltd. 1954, 61st Edition
A good copy in paper covers of McHardy's fishing catalogue for 1975. 264pp. many illus. Covers a little worn.
Published : Mchardy's, Carlisle 1975,
Softcover. A very good copy with illustrated front cover. Pp.58-84 + adverts. Frontispiece and one other illustration. Articles include "An Out-Of-The-Way Fishing Ground" by John Stirling, "Tourists" by Dyspepticus etc. Small label of Drambuie Collection on lower cover.
Published : Printed By R&R Clark , Edinburgh 1897,
A softback magazine with illustrated front cover. Covers holding to spine only by bottom inch. Internally very good. Pp.113-140. 4 illustrations. Articles include "How to Land Trout Expeditiously when Wading" by E.M. Tod, "A Blank Day" by Duncan Fraser, "A Day's Fishing in June" by "Salmo Fario" etc. Label of Drambuie Collection on lower cover.
Published : Printed By R&R Clark, Edinburgh 1897,
Hardback. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 144 pages. Numerous illustrations including 18 colour plates. The book "takes the reader clearly through manning, husbandry, training and hunting with this fascinating hawk."
Published : Swan Hill Press, Shrewsbury 2001, First Edition
Hardback. Nd. c. 2000. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xxvii,230. 16 plates. 16 text figures. 17 tables.
Published : Oxford University Press for Oxbow Books, Reprint
Nd. c. 1910? A fair to good copy in rather marked green boards. 126pp. Illustrated with photographs. English country life as it once was. Uncommon.
Published : Privately Published, Leominster, First Edition
Illustrated by Denys Watkins-Pitchford.
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. In a good dustwrapper which shows a little edge wear and tear. Some spotting to end-papers but generally clean. Pp.xxi,258. 15 full page plates + head and tail -pieces. This edition has a new introduction by "BB".
Published : Eyre & Spottiswoode, London 1951, Second Edition
Illustrated by D.J. Watkins Pitchford.
Hardback. A very good copy in the original boards. In a fair dustwrapper lacking a piece (approx. 5cm x 4cm) at foot of front panel and some edge tears and minor chipping elsewhere. Light fore-edge foxing but a clean copy internally and with no ownership inscription. Pp.xviii,268. 13 full-page plates + head-pieces and tail-pieces. Photograph available on request.
Published : Eyre & Spottiswoode, London 1938, First Edition
Hardback. Nd. c.1890. A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered and ruled in gilt. Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription. 217 pages. Includes four chapters on retrievers, eight on pointers and setters and one on spaniels.
Published : Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, London,
Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Previous owner's small ex libris label on front fixed end-paper. Some edge foxing but clean internally. Pp.xxvi,304. 4 colour plates. 26 half-tone plates. Includes numerous chapters on horses, several on coachmen and coaching, with others on hare hunting, sport in North Wales, road accidents etc.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh and London 1928, First Edition Thus
Hardback. A good copy in green boards with red cloth spine lettered in gilt. Mark on lower board. Marbled edges and end-papers. Ownership inscription. Pp.xiv,509 + 2pp publisher's adverts. Illustrations in text but lacks frontispiece.
Published : Longmans Green & Co, London 1879, Third Edition
Illustrated by D.J.Watkins-Pitchford.
Hardback. A near very good copy in publisher's maroon cloth with title in maroon on cream spine. Upper board tips just a little bumped. Gift inscription on front endpaper with illustration pasted beneath. Black and white illustrations. 192 pages. Fair dustwrapper with small chips and closed tears which has been repaired internally with sellotape. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Eyre & Spottiswoode, London 1943, First Edition
Hardback. Small 4to. A very good copy in a black half leather binding lettered in gilt on a red title-piece. A little rubbing to spine. Marbled edges. Bookplate of Sir John Robert Gladstone. Includes only Parts I and II of the work. It seems that Sir John has taken these parts from the "Field" magazine and had them bound. Part I has 64 pages + 4pp Index. There is no contents page. The subjects covered are management of dogs in health and disease and judging at shows and field trials. There is one full-page illustration and two small illustrations. Part II,pp.iii,65-156. The contents page and list of illustrations are present as are all 23 full-page illustrations. There is no index to Part II. The subject of Part II is sporting dogs. The outer edges of the last two blank pages are damp-splashed. A little foxing to end-papers but overall a nice clean copy with lovely plates.
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A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the slightly faded spine. Gift inscription. 268 pages. 63 photographs. The hounds are described on a hunt by hunt basis.
Published : Heath Cranton Ltd., London 1939, First Edition
Illustrated by D.J.Watkins-Pitchford.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. 20 full page black and white illustrations with endpaper map of Tag's Country. Ppix,189. Very good illustrated dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is protected in a removable cover.
Published : The Batchworth Press, London 1951, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in yellow and red paper-covered boards. Some wear to board edges. Both front and rear hinges have been strengthened by a previous owner with sellotape. Pp.viii,221 + 16pp of publisher's adverts. Frontispiece. An interesting book on 18th century country life mainly in Aberdeenshire. In addition to agricultural and domestic matters there are also chapters on country fairs, craftsmen, the vagrant life, popular amusements, smuggling etc.
Published : David Douglas, Edinburgh 1877, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Some fading to spine but lettering quite readable. Corner crease in rear board. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Not foxed. Pp.xiv,390. 4 colour plates and 127 drawings in black and white by the author, Joseph Crawhall, Phil May, Maurice Greiffenhagen and Major C.A. Rickards.
Published : Eyre & Spottiswoode, London 1937, First Edition
Hardback. A near fine copy in laminated boards. Ownership inscription. 121 pages. 112 illustrations, nearly all in colour. 72 maps. "A comprehensive guidebook to ski mountaineering in Scotland with route descriptions for over 170 hills and mountains."
Published : Scottish Mountaineering Trust 1987, First Edition
A good copy in half-vellum lacking title piece on spine. Pp. xix, 344. 14 illustrations by John Leech and G.H. Jalland including 6 in colour. This is a volume in "The Sportsman's Library" edited by Sir Herbert Maxwell.
Published : Edward Arnold, London 1897, New Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in quarter tan leather and dark green boards. Top edge gilt. This is no. 194 of 201 copies of the large paper edition and is signed by both author and publisher. Bookplate and ownership inscription. The book is divided into four Divisions (Coarse Fish; Pike; Game Fish; and Sea-Fish) which are separately paginated. Four full-page plates. 150 engravings.
Published : L. Upcott Gill, London 1888, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in the original boards. Top edge gilt. Pictorial end-papers. Small gift inscription. 191 pages. Frontispiece by Muirhead Bone. A fictional work about countrywomen.
Published : Duckworth & Co, London 1913,
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on spine and in black on upper board. Gilt decoration to spine and upper board. Lower board tips a little bumped. Previous owner's small ex libris plate. Pp.xii,262 + 2pp adverts. 13 plates (six in colour) and more than 100 text illustrations. A nice clean copy internally.
Published : George Routledge & Sons, London 1912, First Edition
Illustrated by C. Walter Hodges.
Hardback. A good plus copy in red cloth. Some fading to spine. Bookplate. Pp.xii,198. Frontispiece and head-pieces by C. Walter Hodges.
Published : Adam & Charles Black, London 1947, First Edition
Hardback. Nd. c.1908? A near very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt with pictorial onlay to upper board. Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription. A little foxing. 249 pages. 8 illustrations. Sketches on angling and poaching.
Published : A. Walker & Son, Galashiels, First Edition
Hardback. A good plus copy in decorated green cloth. Top edge gilt. Some wear to board tips. Bookplate. Pp.xii,306. Colour frontispiece from a drawing by George Sheringham.
Published : Kegan Paul Trench Trubner & Co, London 1911, First Edition
Hardback. A fair copy in red cloth which is faded on the spine. Some spine lean. Hinges rather tender. Gift inscription. Some foxing. Pp.x,442 + publisher's catalogue. Maps of scottish salmon rivers. Colour and black and white plates.
Published : Edward Arnold, London 1909, First Edition
Nd. 1990's? A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. A little writing on front end-paper. Pp.x,210. Profusely illustrated in colour and black and white.
Published : Beekay Publishers, First Edition
Illustrated by Roy Beddington.
Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper. 171 pages. Many illustrations. Alexander was a water bailiff in the Scottish Borders.
Published : Chatto & Windus, London 1936, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in the original light brown cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and with a small illustration in gilt on the front board. Lacks blank front free end-paper. Pp.xv,116. Colour frontispiece + 13 black and white illustrations (of which two are loose). Foreword by Eric Parker.
Published : The Field & Queen (Horace Cox) Ltd, London, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt. The surface has been rubbed from part of the front fixed end-paper but apart from that and a little end-paper foxing the book is very good. No ownership inscription. Pp.xiv,375 + 16 page publisher's catalogue. Partly unopened. A description of "the first great struggle between the farmers and the agricultural labourers of England" but the story "would be incomplete without a description of the peasantry in East Anglia, their wages, their homes, and their relations with employers at the time of this unhappy estrangement."
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London 1875, First Edition
A very good copy in a very good protected dustwrapper which is price-clipped. Inscription on f.e.p.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1975, First Edition
Hardback. A good plus copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt on the upper board. Inscribed presentation copy "from the Author" dated 1876. Comprises four individual lectures which have been bound together as follows: "Lecture on "Sport", 1874, 36 p.p. on field sports; "Lecture on Instinct and Reason", 1874, 31pp, dealing with instinct in animals and whether it deserves to be called reason; "Lecture on the Ferae Naturae of the British Islands," (1873), 46pp; and "Lecture on the Natural History of the British Islands" (1856),30pp. Some foxing to early and late pages but a decent copy of a scarce item.
Published : William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London 1874, First Edition Thus
Hardback. A fair to good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt on the upper board. Lower board a bit marked. A piece of paper has been pasted to the top inch of the front free end-paper, presumably to hide an ownership inscription. Half-title starting to come loose. Pp.xxiii,496 + 24pp publisher's catalogue. Frontispiece and 15 illustrations. A wide-ranging hunting, shooting, fishing book.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London 1888, New Edition
Hardback. A near very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine and decorated in black on upper board. Large corner clipped from front end-paper and half-title. Pp.xxiii,496. Frontispiece and 15 illustrations. A wide-ranging book covering all manner of hunting, shooting and fishing.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh and London 1888, New Edition
Hardback. Nd. c.1890? A good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on spine. Wear to spine ends. Boards now protected by a clear removable sleeve. Pencilled ownership inscription. A little edge and end-paper foxing. 252 pages + 16pp publisher's adverts (with tear across one page of the adverts). Frontispiece. An English sportsman's reminiscences about hunting, shooting and fishing in the Highlands of Scotland.
Published : Simpkin Marshall Hamilton Kent & Co, London, New Edition
A good copy in dustwrapper but damp-staining to boards mean it is a reading copy only. 180pp. 6 colour and 11 black and white illus. A biography of the English novelist of hunting and country life.
Published : Arthur Barker, London 1952, First Edition
Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xv,242. 283 figures. 89 tables. "This new atlas --- provides an up-to-date survey in map form of the state of agriculture in Scotland in 1965 with comparisons with the situations in 1938 and 1870."
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1976, First Edition
Hardback. A fine copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. The boards are now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. 416 pages. Frontispiece. This is a limited edition produced for the approximately 150 subscribers listed in the book. Published under the aegis of the Arthur Ransome Society.
Published : Amazon Publications 2011, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on spine. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xi,163. 20 illustrations.
Published : Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh 1945, First Edition
Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Hardback. A very good copy in dark cream paper-covered boards with illustration of lapwings and starlings on upper board and dark blue cloth spine lettered in yellow. In a good plus dustwrapper with minor chipping and closed edge tears. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. The book lacks end-papers but appears to have been published without them. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.[viii],72. Woodcuts by Tunnicliffe and photographic illustrations.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1939, First Edition
Illustrated by T.W.Y..
Hardback., A bright, near very good, copy in publisher's green cloth which is illustrated and titled in gilt on front board. Spine rubbed top and bottom and front and rear board have small light marks. A little wear and a few small pin-holes in cloth at join of spine and upper board. No inscriptions. Internally very clean and in remarkable condition for its age. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : Basil Montagu Pickering, London 1877, First Edition
Illustrated by Helen Allingham.
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on spine and upper board and with gilt design to upper board. Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription. Moderate edge and end-paper foxing. Pp.xvi,287 + 16 pages of publisher's adverts. dated September 1909. 64 attractive full-page tissue-guarded colour plates. A wondeful evocation of country cottages and life in England at the start of the 20th century.
Published : Edward Arnold, London 1909, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine. Would be very good but for foxing to fore-edge and early pages. Previous owner's small ex libris label on front fixed end-paper. Pp.xi,347 + 30pp publisher's catalogue. 24 illustrations of which 8 are in colour.
Published : Methuen & Co, London 1912, First Edition
Hardback. Nd but ownership inscription on front end-paper is dated 1901. A very good copy which has been rebound in red pebbled cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. 132 pages. Frontispiece and title-page illustration.
Published : Wm. S. Orr & Co, London, New Edition
Hardback. Nd. but ownership inscription on front end-paper is dated 1901. A very good copy which has ben rebound in red pebbled cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. 132 pages. Frontispiece and title page vignette.
Published : Wm. S. Orr & Co, London, New Edition Revised
Hardback. Folio. . A near very good copy in orange/tan cloth lettered in black which is a little faded/marked at the top of the upper board. The remains of the dustwrapper, comprising the rear panel and about two-thirds of the illustrated front panel, is loosely inserted. This is no. 15 of 100 autographed copies in which each of the eighteen full-page, tissue-guarded, mounted colour plates is signed in pencil by the author. Line illustrations.
Published : Country Life, London, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy. Title piece on upper board. A clean copy with no ownership inscription and not foxed. Small tear at foot of page 25 not affecting the illustration. Pp.xiii,28. Colour frontispiece and 14 attractive colour plates on each right-hand page with text on left hand pages.
Published : Eyre & Spottiswoode, London 1928, First Edition
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