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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,
Illustrated by Anne Shortreed.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. Black and white illustrations. Slight foxing to front and rear endpapers only. Foreword by Neil Gunn. 179 pages. Good price-clipped, dustwrapper which is torn and slightly chipped at the foot of the spine. The wrapper is now protected in a removable cover. "What drives strangers, not bred in crofting traditions, to make the attempt? Thi is the story of such an attempt with all the questions answered, and it is told so well that I find it absorbing." (from the foreword).
Published : Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh 1960, First Edition
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 Phiz.
Hardback. A very good copy in a full leather binding blocked in gilt and with an attractive gilt-decorated spine. Five raised bands on spine. Lettered in gilt on a dark green title-piece. All edges gilt. Marbled end-papers. Bookplate. Pp.[viii],329. 8 illustrations by Phiz. An attractive copy. Photographs available on request.
Published : Longman Brown Green and Longmans, London 1847, 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. No ownership inscription. Some end-paper foxing. Pp.viii,203. Chapters on breed of cows, farm buildings, crops, food etc. A scarce title.
Published : Sampson Low Marston, Searle & Rivington, London 1888, 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
Hardback. Large 4to. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth and light green spine with red leather labels titled in gold. Front board slightly wrinkled at top and with a little wear at spine ends. This is the deluxe edition and is No. 202 of 350 copies signed by the author. Many black and white plates including section of map of Lancashire showing Holcombe Hunt and Boundaries. Top edge gilt. 170 pages. Internally a clean tight copy.
Published : Sherratt & Hughes, Manchester 1937, First Edition
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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