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Happier Years

Inventory ID: 000135

Happier Years - H Frank Wallace

Unit Price  £20.00


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.



Records of Big Game (3rd edition)

Inventory ID: 000083

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

Unit Price  £250.00


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




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


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.



King George V as a Sportsman

Inventory ID: 000132

King George V as a Sportsman - Wentworth Day

Unit Price  £25.00


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.




Land of Footprints

Inventory ID: 000103

Land of Footprints - White

Unit Price  £40.00


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.




Romance of Soldiering

Inventory ID: 000031

Romance of Soldiering - Willcocks

Unit Price  £25.00


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



Life of a Tiger

Inventory ID: 000036

Life of a Tiger - Wilmot

Unit Price £25.00


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





Sport & Service in Assam

Inventory ID: 000060

Sport & Service in Assam - Wilson

Unit Price  £80.00


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.




Anecdotes of Big Cats *SIGNED*

Inventory ID: 000016

Anecdotes of Big Cats *SIGNED* - David Wilson

Unit Price  £75.00


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




A British Borderland

Inventory ID: 000074

A British Borderland - H A Wilson

Unit Price  £150.00


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.".




My Sporting Memories

Inventory ID: 000105

My Sporting Memories - Woodyatt

Unit Price £100.00


Herbert Jenkins, London, United Kingdom, 1923

Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition




My Sporting Memories

Inventory ID: 000106

My Sporting Memories - Woodyatt

Unit Price  £100.00


Herbert Jenkins, London, United Kingdom, 1923

Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition




Nimrod Smith

Inventory ID: 000131

Nimrod Smith - Wykes

Unit Price  £30.00


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.




Partridge (Fur Feather & Fin Series)

Inventory ID: 000196

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

Unit Price £30.00


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.




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