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In Tropical regions


Inventory ID: 000078


In Tropical regions - Anon


Unit Price £30.00

Description:


T.Nelson and Sons, London, United Kingdom, 1882


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


T.Nelson and Sons, Paternoster Row, London, 1882. Red Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good.


1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 251pp. 4pp. Advertisements. Original publisher's cloth


with gilt embossed title and design of the 'bird of paradise' to the front spine and the Rimau-


Dahan to the front board. Engraved frontispiece plate of Macaw parrots and 77 other beautiful


black and white engravings. Bubbling of cloth in 3 places to front board with very slight loss of


gilt. Cloth spine faded and light or slight soiling to cloth boards. Toning to endpapers.


Nevertheless a very good, fresh, firm, tight well preserved copy of a scarce book.


 

£30.00

After Big Game in the Upper Yukon


Inventory ID: 000023


After Big Game in the Upper Yukon - N A D Armstrong


Unit Price £100.00

Description:


John Long, London, United Kingdom, 1937


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


John Long, 1937. 1st Edn, 287 pages, end papers map illus, light rubbing to edges of covers,


cloth a little dull. The book is a record of 3 trips after big game including sheep

 

£100.00

English Gunmakers  

Inventory ID: 000155


English Gunmakers - Bailey & Nie


Unit Price £75


ISBN: 0853682127

Description:


London, United Kingdom, 1978


Very Good, Hardcover

£75.00

Days & Nights of Shikar


Inventory ID: 000022


Days & Nights of Shikar - Mrs. W W Baillie


Unit Price £50.00

Description:


John Lane, London, United Kingdom, 1921


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


John Lane the Bodley Head, London, 1921. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. Octavo. 1st


Edition. v + 241pp illustrated with coloured frontispiece, Bound in original grey cloth/gilt ,sl


xlib evindence . Author describes hunting for tiger, panther and leopard

 

£50.00

Wild Beasts & their Ways


Inventory ID: 000082


Wild Beasts & their Ways - Baker


Unit Price £75.00

Description:

Macmillan, London, United Kingdom, 1891


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 2nd Edition


Macmillan, 1891. Book Condition: Good. H. Dixon (illustrator).2nd Edition (1st as a single


volume, previous 1890 1st edition was in 2 volumes) Worn, bumped and torn spine. Hinges


pulled. Explorer Samuel Baker's lifetime travel and adventure in pursuit of big game in India,


Ceylon and various parts of Africa are recalled. Few persons are aware of the extreme


quickness with which an elephant can kick, and the great height that can be reached by this


mischievous use of the hind foot. I have frequently seen an elephant kick as sharp as a small


pony, and the effect of a blow from so ponderous a mass propelled with extreme velocity may


be imagined. This is a peculiar action, as the elephant is devoid of hocks, and it uses the knees


of the hind legs in a similar manner to those of a human being.

 

£75.00

African Hunting & Adventure from Natal to Zambesi


Inventory ID: 000088


African Hunting & Adventure from Natal to the Zambesi - William Charles Baldwin


Unit Price £250.00

Description:


Richard Bentley, London, United Kingdom, 1863


Fair No Jacket, Hardcover 2nd Edition


London: Richard Bentley, 1863., 1863. 2nd Edition of a Victorian hunting classic. Folding map


(VG condition), frontis, 10 bw and 6 tinted lithos and text illust. Morocco & marbled boards,


Lacks backstrip, shaken, erosion to a few edges. A good reading copy.


 

£250.00

South Africa a Century Ago


Inventory ID: 000042


South Africa a Century Ago - Lady Anne Barnard


Unit Price £15.00

Description:


John Murray, London, United Kingdom, 1913


Good, Hardcover 1st Edition


(London, John Murray, 1913)., 1913. 8vo; original blue cloth; pp. x + 316. Boards somewhat


worn; light scattered foxing; names of previous owners on front free endpaper. Good condition.


Part I. Letters written from the Cape of Good Hope; Part II. Extracts from a Journal, addressed


to her sisters in England and a memoir of The Lady Anne Barnard by W.H. Wilkins; with 40


illustrations


 

£15.00

Thoughts on Hunting


Inventory ID: 000090


Thoughts on Hunting - Peter Beckford


Unit Price £100.00


Illustrator: G D Armour


Description:

Hodder and Stoughton, London, United Kingdom, 1911


Fair No Jacket, Hardcover


London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1911, London, 1911. Decorative Cloth. Book Condition: Very


Good. No Jacket. G.D.Armour (illustrator). New Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Decorative


Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. New Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 4to.25 tipped in col.plates


by G.Denholm Armour,tissue guarded.This book is a Centennial reprinting upon the authors


death in 1811.Red dec.cloth,gilt titles to front and spine.Slightly sunned o/w a book in VG


cond.clean and tight. 25 tipped in colour plates by G.Denholm Armour, tissue guarded. This


book is a Centennial reprinting upon the authors death in 1811. Peter Beckford was the nephew


of William Beckford (1709-70), the Jamaican-born Lord Mayor of London. A series of letters


that Peter Beckford had written, he collected and published in 1781 as 'Thoughts on Hunting'.


The Sporting World journal at that time concluded that he 'was master of the subject on which


he wrote'.

 

£100.00

Thoughts upon Hunting


Inventory ID: 000014


Thoughts upon Hunting - Peter Beckford


Unit Price £350.00

Description:


E. Easton, London, United Kingdom, 1782


Very Good No Jacket, Hardcover 2nd Edition


Description: E. Easton, London, 1782 . Hard Cover being rebound in 1/4 leather. Book


Condition: Very Good+. Second Edition (1781). 8vo. 358pp, with 3 plates being, the frontis, an


elevation and foot print of a Hunter's Stable or similar structure. Light discoloration to plates,


pages are generally very bright, binding is sound. Covers are edgeworn and rubbed some.


Overall quite good, of an historically notable book on the subject of hunting and hounds. Peter


Beckford was the nephew of William Beckford (1709-70), the Jamaican-born Lord Mayor of


London. A series of letters that Peter Beckford had written, he collected and published in 1781


as 'Thoughts on Hunting'. The Sporting World journal at that time concluded that he 'was


master of the subject on which he wrote'.


 

£350.00

Wanderings of an Elephant Hunter


Inventory ID: 000017


Wanderings of an Elephant Hunter - W D M Bell


Unit Price £85.00

Description:


Neville Spearman & The Holland Press, London, United Kingdom, 1958


Very Good Good, Hardcover 2nd Edition


(1923) 1958 2nd edition. Neville Spearman & The Holland Press. London., 1958. 4to. Ppvii,


190. "Lavishly illustrated from on-the-spot sketches by the author". Very good in dust-wrapper


 

£85.00

Ruined Cities of Mashonaland


Inventory ID: 000045


Ruined Cities of Mashonaland - J T Bent


Unit Price £30.00

Description:


Longmans, Green & Co, London, United Kingdom, 1893


Good, Hardcover 1st Edition


Longmans, Green & Co., London, 1893, New Edition., 1893. Very Good 8vo hardcover, no


dust jacket, pink patterned cloth with blind-stamped vignette of Zimbabwe Bird; front hinge


cracked but binding firm; pencil signature on front free endpaper, untrimmed page edges


browning, occasional light foxing; 427 pages, fold-out colour map frontis, 110 illustrations; 24


pages of publisher's catalogue bound in.


 

£30.00

So Rough a Wind


Inventory ID: 000051


So Rough a Wind - Blundell


Unit Price £40.00

Description:


Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, United Kingdom, 1964


Good, Hardcover 1st Edition


London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1964, London, 1964. Cloth, h/c. Book Condition: Very


Good. No Jacket. First Edition. 8 1/2" x 5 1/2". Cloth, h/c. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition.


8 1/2" x 5 1/2". P340, b/w illustrations, black boards.Tghe Kenya Memoirs of Sir Michael


Blundell with a foreword by The Rt Hon the Earl of Kilmiur


 

£40.00

Canters in Crampshire


Inventory ID: 000095


Canters in Crampshire - G Bowers


Unit Price £150.00

Description:


Chatto & Windus, London, United Kingdom, 1878


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


Chatto & Windus, London, 1878. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good+. 17inches long x 11


3/4" Hgh. Illustrations of hunting scenes. 21 Full page illustrations with tissue guards. This


book has been disbound in places due to. Originally this book was a gutta-percher binding


(single pages glued not sewn). This book has been bound together with linnen guards and can


be opened flat. No date [1878] Images can be e-mailed.


 

£150.00

King of Wa-kikuyu


Inventory ID: 000072


King of Wa-kikuyu - John Boyes


Unit Price £30.00


ISBN: 0312093209

Description:


St. Martin's Press, New York, U.S.A., 1993


Very Good Very Good, Hardcover


St. Martin's Press, New York, 1993 (1911). Hardcover; First Printing. Book Condition: Very


Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-. Light bumping to spine extremities, pages clean. A


bit of light rubbing to DJ spine extremities and fold corners. DJ clean. Library of African


Adventure, Volume 2.; 240 pages. An account of the adventures of a Yorkshireman, first


published in 1911, of his early life as a sailor, participation in the Matabele War, and his largely


successful attempts to unite the Kikuyu tribe


 

£30.00

Fox Hunting from Shire to Shire


Inventory ID: 000089


Fox Hunting from Shire to Shire - Cuthbert Bradley


Unit Price £75.00

Description:


George Routledge, London, United Kingdom, 1912


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


George Routledge And Sons Limited, London, 1912. H. Back. Book Condition: Good. 8vo -


over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A Companion Volume To "Good Sport, Seen With Some Famous Packs"


With Thirteen plates Six In Colour And Over One Hundred Illustrations Throughout The Text.


With Introductory Note By Captain E.Pennell Elmhirst. Original red cloth boards with black


lettering and small motif to upper board, gilt titles and small motif to spine. Pages untrimmed.


Corners bumped, slight wear to spine. 262pp Slight foxing to prelims.


 

£75.00

Good Sport with Famous Packs


Inventory ID: 000091


Good Sport with Famous Packs - Cuthbert Bradley


Unit Price £125.00

Description:


George Routledge And Sons Limited, London, United Kingdom, 1910


Very Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


George Routledge And Sons Limited, London. H.(no date, ca. 1910), Back. Book Condition:


Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. With Ten Full-Page Illustrations, Including Six In Colour,


Numerous Text Cuts And A Hunting Note By The Right Hon. Henry Chaplin. Red cloth boards


with gilt pictorial of horses jumping a fence to centre of upper board, gilt titles and two small


gilt motifs to spine. Pages untrimmed, top edge gilt. Slight bumping to corners with slight loss


to one corner, shelf wear to spine with some staining and minor loss to rear. 280pp Chapter


Titles include Peterborough Memories 1881-1909 and Two Good Days In 1889 Seen With The


Cottesmore And George Gillson. Neat inscription to ffep but contents are tight and clean, a


scarce copy.


 

£125.00

Sport


Inventory ID: 000101


Sport - W Bromley-Davenport


Unit Price £50.00

Description:


Chapman & Hall Ltd, London, United Kingdom, 1885


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


Chapman & Hall Ltd., London, 1886. New Edition. xiv; 243pp + ads :: 46 illustrations ::


210mm x 140mm (8" x 6") :: W Bromley Davenport was MP for North Warwickshire.


Inscribed by previous owner on eps and first page of 'Fox-Hunting'. Advert for 'Farrow &


Jackson' Luncheon baskets 8 Haymarket , and George Gibbs Gun manufacturer and others on


eps. Worn condition. Cover rubbed. Front end paper missing. Previous owner inscription.


Cracks in inner hinges in several places. Bold ink annotations within, sometimes impinging on


plates. Green/gilt hardback cloth cover with stag motif on front cover and salmon on spine.


 

£50.00

Nature & Sport in Britain


Inventory ID: 000037


Nature & Sport in Britain - Bryden


Unit Price £25.00

Description:


Grant Richards, London, United Kingdom, 1904


Good, Hardcover 1st Edition


Grant Richards, 1904. Green Cloth. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st. 8vo - over 7¾" -


9¾" tall. binding gilt design of country scene,gilt lettering.spine v,faded.title still strong.tear


across top/spine.29 illustrations,331pp.some foxing mainly to page edges.v neat signature on


endpaper.Written in the days when the English gentleman hunted almost anything that lived in


the British countryside - there are sections on Hare Hunts and Badgers - all types of bird shoots


and of course Fox hunting - the section on the future of fox hunting makes interesting reading


 

£25.00

In the Gunroom


Inventory ID: 000122


In the Gunroom - Burrard


Unit Price £20.00

Description:


Herbert Jenkins, London, United Kingdom, 1964


Good No Jacket, Hardcover


Herbert Jenkins, UK, 1964. Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition:


Good. 1st. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 147pp; small format book in chipped, rubbed and lightly


soiled d/w. 'Deals comprehensively with the widest variety of quesitons concerning shotguns.


 

£20.00

Modern Shotgun (3 Volumes)


Inventory ID: 000148


Modern Shotgun (3 Volumes) - Burrard


Unit Price £200.00

Description:


London, United Kingdom, 1985


Very Good, Hardcover


Facsimile reprints of the second or third edition of the 1931 original. Vol. 1. The Gun. 242 pp,


Vol.2. The Cartridge, 327 pp. and Vol 3 The Gun and the Cartridge 512 pp. In all volumes there


are illustrations and diagrams. The books are comprehensive guides to sporting guns and


ammunition.


 

£200.00

Tiger Hunters


Inventory ID: 000032


Tiger Hunters - Reginald George Burton


Unit Price £100.00

Description:


Hutchinson & Co, London, United Kingdom, 1936


Good, Hardcover 1st Edition


Hutchinson & Co., London, 1936. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st


Edition. -1st Edition (only 1936 date on copyright page with NO other dates or printings


mentioned)- "The Tiger Hunters by Reginald George Burton (b. 1864) makes fascinating


reading. The hair raising accounts of the writer's adventures in the wild in Indian jungles, keep


the reader impulsively absorbed in the book. His encounters with beasts have heart throbbing


and bewildering. The author was a hunter of tigers instinctively and often risked his life.


"Besides hunting episodes, the book is replete with events of author's involvement with India,


where he passed his early boyhood and later, prime of youth. The book contains the real-life


experiences and events of the author's life with minute details of observations and accurate


memories of his remote past. "In the whole book, there is not a tinge of disgust or a version for


the native inhabitant's way of life or the rituals as can often be inferred from the writings of the


English writers of the Raj days. "Burton is nostalgic about his boyhood days in India where he


studied and sailed to England after his father passed away during an encounter with the


brigands at the head of his regiment. He returned to India with great eagerness


 

£100.00

Dr Butlers Atlas of Ancient Geography


Inventory ID: 000130


Dr Butlers Atlas of Ancient Geography - Samuel Butler


Unit Price £150.00

Description:


Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, London, United Kingdom, 1822


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown. -27., 1822. , engraved title pages, content


leaves, 34(index)pp., 21 coloured double-page engraved maps, coloured in outline and mounted


on stubs, several maps have foxing, cont. half morocco,


 

£150.00

The King in his Country


Inventory ID: 000138


The King in his Country - Buxton


Unit Price £10.00

Description:


Longmans, Green & Co, London, United Kingdom, 1955


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


Longmans, Green & Co., London, 1955. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition:


Sl. Torn. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 139pp.Frontispiece and 12 further plates.The


King's sport of shooting retold by a Norfolk naturalist and sportsman.


 

£10.00

The Shooting Times Anthology


Inventory ID: 000142


The Shooting Times Anthology


Unit Price £20.00

Description:


Percival Marshall & Co, London, United Kingdom, 1968


Good Good, Hardcover 1st Edition


Percival Marshall & Co., London, 1963. Cloth (Hard Cover). Book Condition: Good +. Dust


Jacket Condition: Jacket: Good. 8vo. 135pp. A clean copy and free of inscriptions in an


unclipped slightly worn and frayed dust jacket.


 

£20.00

Notes on the Proof of Shotguns & other Small Arms


Inventory ID: 000123


Notes on the Proof of Shotguns & other Small Arms


Unit Price £15.00

Description:


Worshipful Co. of Gunmakers, London, United Kingdom, 1976


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


Worshipful Co. of Gunmakers. Birmingham & London., 1976. Stapled paperback. Pp36. B/w


illustrations of proof marks. Green covers. Compliments slip of the Proof Master laid in. Very


good copy. "Issued under joint authority of The Worshipful Company of Gunmakers of the City


of Londonand the Guardians of the Birmingham Proof House". Not a compendium of proof


marks, but a source of useful information for any gun owner or dealer.


 

£15.00

Sun Kissed Kimberley Calls


Inventory ID: 000124


Sun Kissed Kimberley Calls


Unit Price £50.00

Description:


London, United Kingdom, 1927


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition, Very Rare pamphlet

 

£50.00

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