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Illustrated by Frank Southgate.
Hardback. Folio. A very good copy. Vellum spine lettered in dark brown. Top edge gilt. A little wear to board tips. No. 236 of 950 copies. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.viii,83. 16 full-page, tissue-guarded colour plates. 48 black and white plates.
Published : Country Life, London 1928, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in the original green cloth. Gift inscription. Pp.ix,294.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh 1932, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in black on spine. In a near very good dustwrapper which has very minor chipping at head of spine. Bookplate. 286 pages.
Published : Jonathan Cape, London 1947, Reprint
Hardback. A good plus copy in light brown cloth. Trace of a ring mark on both upper and lower board but not too obvious. Gift inscription. A little fore-edge foxing. 286 pages + 2pp adverts. Frontispiece. Angling essays by the author who later wrote the "Swallows and Amazons" series together with a piece on Sergei Aksakov the 19th century Russian author on fishing. Photograph available on request.
Published : Jonathan Cape, London 1929, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which shows a little edge wear. The wrapper, which is not price-clipped, is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xiv,159. Eight illustrations of which six are in colour. Includes much about fishing flies and the old makers of them. By the authore of the Swallows and Amazons series of children's books.
Published : Adam and Charles Black, London 1959, First Edition
Illustrated by Joseph Appleyard.
Hardback. A near very good copy with illustrated front board and blue spine which is slightly faded. Gift inscription SIGNED "Dorothy Una" by author, together with a loose Valentine card (containing a printed lyric by the author and an illustration by Cecile Walton) INSCRIBED and initialled by the author. Black and white illustrations. 127 pages. A nice copy internally and now protected in a removable cover.
Published : Dalesman Publishing Co. , Clapham, Yorkshire 1961, First Edition
Illustrated by W. Oldham and Harrison Weir.
Hardback. Nd. but ownership inscription is dated 1901. A very good copy which has been rebound in red pebbled cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. 148 pages. Frontispiece and 15 illustrations in text. (This edition does not have the title page vignette).
Published : Wm. S. Orr & Co, London, A New Edition Much Enlarged
A very good copy in original boards. Gift inscription. Some fore-edge foxing. 242pp. 26 illustrations. Essays on gardens together with an essay on "Old Bee Books".
Published : Herbert Jenkins, London 1927, First Edition
4to. A good copy. Very good internally. Spine is a little darkened with some foxing and a little frayed at head. 219pp. Many photographs by Bryan and Norman Westwood.
Published : Michael Joseph, London 1939, First Edition
4to. A very good copy in a very good price-clipped dustwrapper. Top edge gilt. A clean copy free of foxing or ownership inscription. 147pp. 24 colour plates. This is a facsimile reprint of the first edition of 1855.
Published : Thames Valley Press 1971, Reprint
A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper which is not price-clipped. 85pp. Colour illustrations and line drawings in text.
Published : Cassell, London 1961, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. No ownership inscription. A little edge foxing. Pp.xvii,,298. 13 lithographs. 9 vignettes. This is a facsimile of the 1843 edition.
Published : James Thin, Edinburgh 1975, Reprint
Hardback. A good copy which has been rebound in a red half-leather binding with raised bands on the spine and gilt lettering on a black title-piece. Unfortunately lacks the map and one illustration (at page 226). Other plates and illustrations present although one is mis-placed. Pp.xviii,455. Contains "accounts of explorations beyond the Zambesi, on the river Chobe, and in the Matabele and Mashuna countries, with full notes upon the natural history and present distribution of all the large mammalia".
Published : Richard Bentley & Son, London 1895, Fourth Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in publishers bright yellow cloth with title in black on front board and spine. 45 black and white photographs. No inscriptions. 85 pages + 11 pages of adverts. A good plus dustwrapper showing minor edge wear and tear. Includes chapters on Basset Hounds by Miss Ena Adams and Harriers by the Earl of Stradbroke. A nice tight clean copy.
Published : Seeley Service & Co. Ltd., London 1938, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A good plus copy. Some foxing. No ownership inscription. Pp.xxiii,240 + 8pp adverts. Frontispiece and 24 colour plates. Numerous black and white illustrations. Introduction by Lord Stalbridge. A book about the Fernie Hunt in Leicestershire.
Published : John Lane The Bodley Head, London 1927, First Edition
Softback. A very good copy in orange cloth lettered in black. Some edge and rear end-paper foxing but otherwise clean internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. 60 pages. A collection of month by month essays on country life in Orkney. Introduction by George MacKay Brown.
Published : W.R. Mackintosh "The Kirkwall Press", Kirkwall Orkney 1962, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which shows a little edge wear. Signed by the editor on the title page and with the following inscription by him on the front end-paper "From one cat lover to another. PCS." The gift was to Sir Compton Mackenzie from whose library this copy came. 222 pages. 12 illustrations. Much of the diary is concerned with angling in Scotland.
Published : Faber and Faber, London 1956, First Edition
Illustrated by Snaffles.
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in publisher's cream cloth with title in black on spine. 5 colour plates and many black and white illustrations. No inscriptions. 95 pages. Good dustwrapper which has an edge chip, minor edge tears, and has one long closed tear which is reinforced on both sides with invisible sellotape. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. Internally a lovely clean copy. This is Snaffles' autobiography - in pictures. The characteristic humour of his drawings and captions speak volumes
Published : Collins, London 1949, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. In a good dustwrapper which is a little chipped at top of spine and with some foxing to rear panel. Price on spine of wrapper is 3s 6d and wrapper has reviews of the book on rear panel so later impression. Previous owner's small ex libris label is hidden by inner flap of wrapper. Pp.x,132. Frontispiece and three plates + text illustrations by Somerville. A little edge foxing. A book of Irish hunting stories.
Published : Methuen & Co, London 1936, First Edition
4to. A very good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Previous owners' names on front paste-down and half-title. A little foxing. 249pp + 2pp adverts. 27 colour illustrations. 76 black and white illustrations.
Published : John Lane The Bodley Head, London 1922, First Edition
4to. A good copy of an attractive edition of this favourite title in fawn boards with illustration of a stag on the upper board. Page edges uncut. Ppxxx,472 + adverts. 50 illustrations including 30 tipped-in colour plates by G.Denholm Armour and Edwin Alexander. Introduction and Notes by Sir Herbert Maxwell.
Published : T.N. Foulis, London and Edinburgh 1919,
Hardbacks. A very good two volume set in green cloth lettered in gilt. Just a little bubbling to the front board of volume one. Previous owner's smallish ex libris plate on the front fixed endpaper of each volume. Not foxed. Pp.xxvi,296; x,374 + 2pp publisher's adverts. 11 full-page plates + tail-pieces. This second edition has a new Appendix on the Fauna of Sutherland by J.A. Harvie-Brown and T.E. Buckley.
Published : David Douglas, Edinburgh 1884, Second Edition
A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt. Ownership inscription. A new edition with the author's notes and a memoir by the Rev. M.G. Watkins. Pp.xxiii,319. Many illustrations by Harrison Weir, Charles Whymper and others. A nice edition of a classic.
Published : John Murray, London 1893, Ninth Edition
Illustrated by G. Denholm Armour and Edwin Alexander.
Hardback. A near very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. A little wear and tear at spine ends. A clean copy with little foxing. Pp.xxix,472. Well illustrated including many full-page colour plates. A good edition of this classic work on Highland wild life.
Published : Gurney and Jackson, London 1927,
Hardback. A good copy in publisher's green cloth with title in gilt on spine which is faded. Ownership inscription etc. on front endpaper. Some foxing to page ends and half-title. Many black and white photographs. 192 pages. Protected in a removable cover. Uncommon.
Published : Constable & Company Ltd., London 1928, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. Spine a bit marked. Bookplate. Ownership inscription. Pp.ix,324. + 47 pp adverts. Frontispiece portrait. The memoir of the author comprises more than half the book.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London 1889, First Edition
Illustrated by John Leech.
Hardback. Attractively bound in red leather boards lettered and elaborately decorated in gilt on the spine which has five raised bands. There is wear and tear at the join of the spine and lower board. Top edge gilt. Dark green endpapers. Bookplate. The original covers have been bound in at the rear. Some, mainly end-paper, foxing. Pp.xii,408. Colour frontispiece and 12 colour stell engravings. Numerous wood engravings.
Published : Bradbury & Evans, London 1853, First Edition
Illustrated by G.D. Armour.
A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper. The dustwrapper has minor edge wear and tear and a smallish superficial damp stain at the foot of the spine. "T.N. Foulis" has been scored through at the foot of the wrapper and replaced with "Peter Davies".A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription and only a little light fore-edge foxing. Pp.vii,189. 25 colour illustrations by G.D. Armour. Text taken from "Handley Cross". A nice copy and not common in wrapper.
Published : T.N. Foulis, London 1924, New Edition
Illustrated by G.D. Armour.
A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper. The dustwrapper has a smallish superficial damp stain at the foot of the spine. The publisher's name has been scored through on the wrapper and replaced with "Peter Davies". A clean copy with no ownership inscription and very little foxing. Pp.vii,145. 25 colour illustrations by G.D. Armour. Text taken from "Handley Cross". A nice copy and uncommon in wrapper.
Published : T. N. Foulis, London 1924, New Edition
Hardback. A just about good copy. There is a trace of a fairly extensive damp stain towards the foot of the boards which does not affect the book internally. Moderate edge foxing but clean internally. 228 pages. Frontispiece and 16 illustrations. Big game hunting in the Zambesi valley in what is now Zimbabwe. The author was an advocate of game reserves to protect Africa's wild life. Photographs available on request.
Published : H. F. & G. Witherby, London 1935, First Edition
Hardback. A near fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Small red mark (approx. 1cm x 1cm) on top edge of pages. 124 pages. Numerous illustrations including colour.
Published : Ultimate Press, Essex 1996, First Edition
A near fine copy in a similar price-clipped dustwrapper. 334pp. Tales of country life in Buchan.
Published : Gordon Wright, Edinburgh 1992, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. In a good dustwrapper which is faded on the spine but leaving the lettering clear. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription, foxing or other internal marking. Pp.xi,351. 24 plates. 5 text figures. Deals "with the evolution of breeds of farm animals and the techniques of animal husbandry in Britain."
Published : Routledge & Kegan Paul, London 1959, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. A little wear to spine ends and board tips. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.[xviii],256,[xii]. 8 full-page colour illustrations drawn by hand. Two full-page colour photographs. Numerous black and white drawings. Various related items loosely laid in including a three page photocopy typescript of a talk or article on the best flies or bait at different times of year.
Published : E. Veniard, Thornton Heath 1952, First Edition
Illustrated by Donald Downs.
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. Pp.xiii,146. 14 colour plates. Many black and white illustrations.
Published : Adam & Charles Black, London 1977, First Edition
Illustrated by Lionel Edwards.
Hardback. Small 4to. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in gilt on front board and on spine. No inscriptions. Spine slightl;y faded. 6 colour plates including frontispiece. Some uncut pages. 148 pages.
Published : Constable & Co., London 1925, First Edition Thus
Hardbacks. A good plus two volume set published in 1882 and 1884 respectively. Green cloth lettered and blocked in gilt. Bevelled edges. Bookplate in Vol. I. Some end-paper foxing to Vol. I but generally a clean set. Vol. I, pp.xvi, 459 + adverts to page 504. Vol. II,pp.xvi,544 + adverts to page 584. Numerous illustrations throughout. The author was editor of "The Field" and wrote under the name "Stonehenge". Photographs available on request.
Published : Horace Cox, London 1884, First Edition
Illustrated by Lionel Edwards.
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in publisher's dark green cloth with in gilt on front board and spine. No inscriptions. 8 full page colour tipped-in plates. Some foxing to page ends. 128 pages. A nice bright copy.
Published : Constable & Co. Ltd., London 1925, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has a little edge wear and tear. Small ownership inscription. Pp.xv,270. 96 photographs. 127 figures. A detailed work on the design and construction of farm buildings.
Published : Crosby Lockwood, London 1965, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.vii,190. Many figures, photographs and tables. Described as "a comprehensive and highly practical guide".
Published : Crosby Lockwood & Son, London 1972, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt and with a camp fire decoration on both spine and front board. Top edge gilt. Ownership inscription. 415 pages. 30 illustrations. Map end-papers. Travel and big-game hunting.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons, London 1914, First Edition
Illustrated by William Garfit.
Hardback. A near fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. A smallish red mark at the top edge of the pages prevents the book from being fine. Pp.xviii,157. 10 illustrations. 5 charts.
Published : White Lion Books, Cambridge 1995, First Edition
Hardback. A fair copy externally in the original brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. There are some tears in the cloth and traces of old sellotape repairs. Good internally. Pp.xii,439 + a 10 page list of books on angling inserted after the angling section of the book. Frontispiece (foxed) and 8 plates. Text illustrations.
Published : Adam & Charles Black, Edinburgh 1840, First Edition
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Pp.xv,95. 24 plates. 39 drawings in text.
Published : Adam & Charles Black, London 1961, First Edition
A fair copy of this rather fragile item in card covers which are chipped at spine ends and with covers coming loose. Ownership stamp of Allan John Jarvis on front fixed end-paper. 48 pages. A little pencil writing in the margins. A scarce item in good condition internally and could be rebound.
Published : Peter Reid & Co, Wick 1848, First Edition
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