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Happier Years

Inventory ID: 000135


Happier Years - H Frank Wallace


Unit Price  £20.00

Description:


Eyre and Spottiswoode, London, United Kingdom, 1946


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


Eyre and Spottiswoode London 1944, 1944. VG (clean red cloth with gilt titles lightly faded on


spine, gift inscription front free endpaper and light spotting endpapers else contents clean and


unmarked, torn back half of dj is loose within the book) octavo 288pp. First edition. Illustrated


with drawings by the author, reminiscences of Eton, Naval occasions, cinema, dining, plays,


and clubs, also deer control, hunting and shooting and fishing and other sport.

 

£20.00

Records of Big Game (3rd edition)

Inventory ID: 000083


Records of Big Game (3rd edition) - Rowland Ward


Unit Price  £250.00

Description:


Rowland Ward, London, United Kingdom, 1899


Very Good No Jacket, Hardcover 3rd Edition


Rowland Ward, London, 1899, third edition. Illustrated with b&w photographs and text figures.


7" x 9.5". Original green cloth, zebra pattern endpapers, bookplate on pastedown. 504 pp + 12


pp ads. Descriptions, discussion of names, distribution and records of big game species from


around the world. "A new feature in this edition is the introduction of a short description of the


leading characteristics and the exact geographical distribution of each species and race.". Very


good.

 

£250.00

City Boys in the Woods Or a trapping venture

Inventory ID: 000158

City Boys in the Woods Or a trapping venture in Maine - Wells, H P



Unit Price  £50.00

Description:


Chapman & Hall, London, United Kingdom, 1890


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


Chapman & Hall, Limited, London, 1890. Illustrated. Handsome quarter green calf over green


cloth boards with gilt vignette of grazing deer on front board and spine in six compartments


bearing titles in two and gilt deer and gun motif to others, raised banding; 4to, 242x178 mms.


First English Edition. With engraved frontispiece and profuse illustrations throughout including


one hundred and four woodcuts and head- and tail-pieces to each chapter. A good clean copy.

 

£40.00

King George V as a Sportsman

Inventory ID: 000132


King George V as a Sportsman - Wentworth Day


Unit Price  £25.00

Description:


Cassell and Co, London, United Kingdom, 1935


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


Cassell and Co, London, 1935. Buckram. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition.


8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Well bound in green buckram with gilt lettering to spine. 300pp with


index and 52 Photogravure illustrations. deatails of Royal Bloodstock, shooting at Sandringham


and in India, the story of Britannia, the King's Racing Pigeons, the King as a farmer, Sport at


Windsor, Gun-dogs, the Royal Motor-cars etc,etc.Small mark on spine, otherwise all VG.


 


 

£25.00

Land of Footprints

Inventory ID: 000103


Land of Footprints - White


Unit Price  £40.00

Description:


Nelson, London, United Kingdom, 1916


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd, Edinburgh. Cloth. Book Condition: Good +. No Jacket. 12mo -


over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Spine faded. patchy fading to front and small splash mark. 1cm tear at head


of spine. Shelf wear. Corners bent inwards. Red cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine and


blind stamp to front. Pages darkened, but appear clean and unmarked. 381pp. Classic African


big game hunting work. White specialized in facing charging lions and was considered one of


the best American rifle marksmen to have hunted in Africa.


 


 

£40.00

Romance of Soldiering

Inventory ID: 000031


Romance of Soldiering - Willcocks


Unit Price  £25.00

Description:


Cassell & Company, Limited, London, United Kingdom, 1925


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


1925 First edition, Cassell., 1925. 342pp. Index. 21 b/w plates of photographs


Autobiography of a legendary Raj soldier - Indian Army from 1878: Frontier campaigns inc,


Chin-Lushai, Tirah, NWF 1908 &c., also Nigeria 1898, Ashanti 1900 & cmd. of the Indian


Corps in France 1914-15. He saw service from 1878 in Burma, North-East India, the North-


West Frontier and the Ashanti Expedition

 

£25.00

Life of a Tiger

Inventory ID: 000036


Life of a Tiger - Wilmot


Unit Price £25.00

Description:


Edward Arnold, London, United Kingdom, 1911


Good, Hardcover 1st Edition


London: Edward Arnold, 1911. FIRST EDITION. v good. Hb. No dj. Blue clothboard with gilt


lettering and gilt tiger illustration to front. Cover worn to spine and corners. Unpriced.


183pgs+24pgs of adverts. fep removed. A fascinating study of tigers by the author of 'Forest


Life and Sport in India', illustrated with 9 b/w plates and drawings in the text by his wife, Iris


Eardley-Wilmot.


 


 

£25.00

Sport & Service in Assam

Inventory ID: 000060


Sport & Service in Assam - Wilson


Unit Price  £80.00

Description:


Hutchinson & Co, London, United Kingdom, 1924


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


Hutchinson & Co., London, 1924. Red/gilt hardback cloth cover. First Edition. Plate opposite


p94 is torn with approx 2" loss to corner 20 illustrations :: 240mm x 160mm (9" x 6") ::


Includes chapters of fishing in Mahl, Sylhet,; Rhinoceros; Woodcock; Manipuri derr; Kashimir


stag; crocodile, otters, etc. Slightly sunned spine and rubbed cover. Minor shelf wear. Page


edges slightly rubbed. Occassional light foxing. In G+ condition without dustwrapper.


 


 

£80.00

Anecdotes of Big Cats *SIGNED*

Inventory ID: 000016


Anecdotes of Big Cats *SIGNED* - David Wilson


Unit Price  £75.00

Description:


Methuen and Co, London, United Kingdom, 1955


Very Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


Inscribed by Author(s)


Methuen and Co, London, 1910. Cloth. SIGNED "To Miss Helen Allan with the author's


compliments David Alex Wilson April 1912" Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First


Edition. Red hard cloth cover without dustwrapper. VG: in very good condition. Some rubbing


and scuffing. Minor browning within. Tight. 312pp31pp ads. Sunned spine extremely rare title


 


 

£75.00

A British Borderland

Inventory ID: 000074


A British Borderland - H A Wilson


Unit Price  £150.00

Description:



John Murray, London, United Kingdom, 1913


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


John Murray, 1913. 1st. edn. xxi + 347pp. Publisher's original green cloth First Edition.


Unmarked, unfoxed, clean and tight. VG++. A scarce book about soldiering and hunting in


Kenya and Uganda in the earliest years of British East Africa. Wilson arrived in B.E.A. the


same year as Meinertzhagen - some of Meinertzhagen's fellow officers are mentioned. Czech


p.175: "An officer in the King's African Rifles, Wilson mixed military activities with sport. En


route to an assignment on the Nile, he bagged his first elephant. Along the Mara River he


collected roan antelope, eland, and lion and hunted buffalo from a machan. His best chapters


recount his elephant hunting adventures near Nimule on the White Nile.".


 


 

£150.00

My Sporting Memories

Inventory ID: 000105


My Sporting Memories - Woodyatt


Unit Price £100.00

Description:



Herbert Jenkins, London, United Kingdom, 1923


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


 


 

£100.00

My Sporting Memories

Inventory ID: 000106


My Sporting Memories - Woodyatt


Unit Price  £100.00

Description:



Herbert Jenkins, London, United Kingdom, 1923


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


 


 

£100.00

Nimrod Smith

Inventory ID: 000131


Nimrod Smith - Wykes


Unit Price  £30.00

Description:



Hamish Hamilton, London, United Kingdom, 1961


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


Hamish Hamilton, London, 1961. Original Cloth. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket


Condition: Fair. First Edition. 1st impression. 207 pages + frontis + 10 illustrations + erratum


slip. Minor bump to head of spine. Small tears up to 3/8" in edges of dustjacket. 1" cut in rear


flap of dustjacket.


 


 

£30.00

Partridge (Fur Feather & Fin Series)

Inventory ID: 000196

Partridge (Fur Feather & Fin Series) - Wortley et al


Unit Price £30.00

Description:


Longmans, Green & Co,, London, United Kingdom, 1896


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 3rd Edition


Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1896. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. A. J. Stuart -


Wortley, A. Thorburn and C. Whymper (illustrator). 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Light brown


cloth binding with red and gold titles plus illustration to front cover. 276 pages plus adverts.


Minor shelf wear/rubbing plus light marks. Light foxing to page edges and inside occasionally.


 

£30.00

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