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Land of the Lion  

Inventory ID: 000047


Land of the Lion - Kearton


Unit Price £20.00


Description:


J.W. Arrowsmith Ltd, London, United Kingdom, 1929


Good, Hardcover 1st Edition


Arrowsmith., London, 1929. Hard Back. Book Condition: G++. 1st. 256pp. African wild life


illustrated with 88 b&w photographs. Foxing to prelims.

£20.00

The Coach Horn What to Blow & How to Blow it  

Inventory ID: 000121


The Coach Horn What to Blow & How to Blow it - An Old Guard (Kohler & Son)


Unit Price £75.00


Description:


London, United Kingdom, 1907


Good No Jacket, Soft cover, 7th Edition

£75.00

Illustrated Treatise on The Art Of Shooting  

Inventory ID: 000126


Illustrated Treatise on The Art Of Shooting - Charles Lancaster


Unit Price £60.00


Description:


James Temple


London, United Kingdom, 1889


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 2nd Edition


London, 1889. Book Condition: Very Good. James Temple (illustrator). 2nd Edition. 8vo. Red


cloth covers with black titles and decoration, 51 bw plates from drawings, full page colour plate


showing Charles Lancaster's Body-Action Hammerless Ejector Gun and Side-Lock


Hammerless Ejector gun. There are numerous illustrated advertisements including one in colour


(double page) for Burberry of Basingstoke. 223pp + adverts. Stain on Front cover, end papers


parting, contents clean.

£60.00

Illustrated Treatise on The Art Of Shooting  

Inventory ID: 000127


Illustrated Treatise on The Art Of Shooting - Charles Lancaster


Unit Price £25.00


Description:


London, United Kingdom, 1924


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 5th or later Edition


1924. 8th and revised Edn, IV 192 pages, Illus, also includes 14pp adv for Lancaster guns etc.


blue cloth, vg.

£25.00

Conversational Hints For Young Shooters  

Inventory ID: 000119


Conversational Hints For Young Shooters - Rudolf Chambers Lehmann


Unit Price £40.00


Description:


Chatto & Windus, London, United Kingdom, 1894


Good No Jacket, Soft cover 1st Edition


Chatto & Windus (1 Jan 1894)

£40.00

Zambezi & it's Tributaries  

Inventory ID: 000012


Zambezi & it's Tributaries - Livingstone


Unit Price £150.00


Description:


John Murray, London, United Kingdom, 1865


Fair No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. 8vo, xvii,608p.First edition Half green leather


on marbled boards Complete with folding map Fold-out frontis and 34 full-page illustrations.


Text clean and bright spine Well worn and one sewing joint cracked between pp256 & 257


otherwise a very good copy of this very scarce book

£150.00

The Game Animals of Africa  

Inventory ID: 000087


The Game Animals of Africa - R Lydekker


Unit Price £250.00


Description:


Rowland Ward, London, United Kingdom, 1908


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


1908. London: Rowland Ward, 1908. Sm. thick 4to. Orig. cloth (rebacked preserving the orig.


spine strip). (XXII, 484, 4pp.). With title-vignette, 15 full-page plates and 98 text-illusts. 1st


edition. Covers slightly discoloured, otherwise fine and complete.

£250.00

Royal Newmarket  

Inventory ID: 000096


Royal Newmarket - Lyle


Unit Price £25.00


Illustrator: Lionel Edwards


Description:

Putnam, London, United Kingdom, 1945


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


Putnam, London, 1945. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Lionel Edwards


(illustrator). Quarto. Full green cloth binding with bright gilt lettering to spine and black


lettering on front board. Surface scratch to cloth at lower corner of front board. Internally clean


with no markings of any kind. Tightly bound. xvi. 109pp. 10 full page colour plates by Lionel


Edwards, plus numerous black and white drawings by him, most of which are full page.


Fascinating study of horse racing at Newmarket from the time of Charles II until George VI.


Lavishly illustrated by Lionel Edwards. `From the day when King James I. "did hunt the hare


with his own hounds," in the neighbourhood, Newmarket has ever been the playground of the


King and his people. In "Royal Newmarket" the racy pen of the late Captain Lyle, famous


racing correspondent of the Times and B.B.C. commentator on the Classics, combines with the


vivid brush of Lionel Edwards to bring to life as they pass across the heath the famous and


notorious of every age.`

 

 

£25.00

Royal Newmarket  

Inventory ID: 000097


Royal Newmarket - Lyle


Unit Price £25.00


Illustrator: Lionel Edwards


Description:

Putnam, London, United Kingdom, 1945


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


Putnam, London, 1945. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Lionel Edwards


(illustrator). Quarto. Full green cloth binding with bright gilt lettering to spine and black


lettering on front board. Surface scratch to cloth at lower corner of front board. Internally clean


with no markings of any kind. Tightly bound. xvi. 109pp. 10 full page colour plates by Lionel


Edwards, plus numerous black and white drawings by him, most of which are full page.


Fascinating study of horse racing at Newmarket from the time of Charles II until George VI.


Lavishly illustrated by Lionel Edwards. `From the day when King James I. "did hunt the hare


with his own hounds," in the neighbourhood, Newmarket has ever been the playground of the


King and his people. In "Royal Newmarket" the racy pen of the late Captain Lyle, famous


racing correspondent of the Times and B.B.C. commentator on the Classics, combines with the


vivid brush of Lionel Edwards to bring to life as they pass across the heath the famous and


notorious of every age.`

 

 

£25.00

Kambaku!  

Inventory ID: 000068


Kambaku! - Harry Manners


Unit Price £150.00


ISBN: 0584970722


Description:


Frederick Muller, London, United Kingdom, 1981


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


Frederick Muller, London, 1981. 1st UK Edition with Coloured endpaper maps, photo


illustrations.Ex Lincolnshire Library. Near mint copy of the rare first hard cover edition (most


were soft cover).

£150.00

A Sporting Chance  

Inventory ID: 000140


A Sporting Chance - Mannix


Unit Price £20.00


Description:


Longmans, London, United Kingdom, 1968


Good Good, Hardcover 1st Edition


Longmans, London, 1968. Hard Cover. Book Condition: VG+. Dust Jacket Condition: VG+.


1st. Sm4to. pp 248 + bibliography and souces of weapons and animals. Covers many varied


types of hunting, varied predators and prey.

£20.00

Shikar & Safari  

Inventory ID: 000094


Shikar & Safari - Marshall


Unit Price £30.00


Description:


Museum Press, London, United Kingdom, 1950


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


(London: Museum Press: 1950) First [British?] Edition. Cloth (that is, hard covers) pp. 253.,


1950. An ownership signature at head of front free endpaper. A couple of old tapestains to each


free endpaper; a very good copy in price-clipped dust-jacket which has a large chip to the foot


of its spine but is otherwise good.

£30.00

Right Royal  

Inventory ID: 000098


Right Royal - Masefield


Unit Price £25.00


Illustrator: Cecil Aldin


Description:

William Heinemann, London, United Kingdom, 1922


Good No Jacket, Hardcover


London: William Heinemann, 1922. HB, 1st ED, illustrated with colour and line drawings by


Cecil Aldin. Black cloth, gilt lettering and horses head to front. Pictorial endpapers, 91pp plus 4


tipped-in colour plates with tissue guards. Spine very slightly sunned, one or two minor marks


to front, endpapers tanned, very slight foxing to foredge. A VG+ copy. Poet, novelist, dramatist


and journalist, Masefield's literary career was a varied one. He went to sea as a youth and his


first volumes of poems earned him the title of Poet of the Sea he was a prolific writer. There are


around 100 line drawings in the text in black and white and 4 colour plates which are ''tipped


in'' laid on green card and tissue guarded. These could easily be framed.

 

 

£25.00

Life of Frederick Courtney Selous D.S.O.  

Inventory ID: 000058


Life of Frederick Courtney Selous D.S.O. - J G Millais


Unit Price £150.00


Description:


Longmans & Co, London, United Kingdom, 1918


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


1st Ed., xi+387pp., portrait frontis., 15 plates. Longmans. 1918. Distinguished white hunter &


African traveller who was Killed in Action (4th Jan 1917) fighting the Germans in East Africa


with 25th R.F., Frontiersmen Battalion. Orig. dark blue cloth, gilt, sp. somewhat worn & a little


marked but sound.

£150.00

Life of Frederick Courtney Selous D.S.O.  

Inventory ID: 000059


Life of Frederick Courtney Selous D.S.O. - J G Millais


Unit Price £75.00


ISBN: 086918007X


Description:


Ltd Ed.,671/1000


Pioneer Head, Salisbury, Zimbabwe, 1975


Good Good, Hardcover


Ltd Ed.,671/1000 xi+387pp., portrait frontis., 15 plates. Longmans. 1975. Distinguished white


hunter & African traveller who was Killed in Action (4th Jan 1917) fighting the Germans in


East Africa with 25th R.F., Frontiersmen Battalion. Orig. dark blue cloth, gilt, sp. somewhat


worn & a little marked but sound. Frederick Courtney Selous (1851-1917) was above all a great


hunter and adventurer. He was also a naturalist, patriot and pioneer. He was very much a man


of his times and yet was one of the few men of his men of his day who could see beyond the


narrow vision of colonialism. The name of Selous lives on in one of the great game reserves of


East Africa. Many of those who are fortunate enough to have visited the Selous Game Reserve


in Tanzania will have seen Selous' grave, near to the spot where he fell in battle. This is a book


of lively anecdotes which explores the qualities of an extraordinary man who was the epitome


of the great, fair-minded Englishman who lived in the heyday of British Imperialism. Loyalty to


"King and country" brought Selous to his death as an intelligence officer in the campaign to


capture Tanganyika from the Germans. Selous, a curious, lively child grew up to be strong in


mind, stature and the ideals of the time. He went on adventures, hunted and collected specimens


in Asia Minor, Europe and Africa. In this book we see the affection and respect he commanded


from those who met him, including Teddy Roosevelt. The re-issue of this biography is very


welcome. The modern reader not only gains an insight into the life of the man but also the


history of colonial Africa and the genesis of some of the political and ecological issues of


today.

£75.00

Game Birds & Shooting Sketches  

Inventory ID: 000084


Game Birds & Shooting Sketches - J G Millais


Unit Price £150.00


Description:


Henry Sotheran & Co, London, United Kingdom, 1894


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 2nd Edition


Henry Sotheran & Co, London 1894. 2nd, 1st ordinary Edn, XIII 185 pages, 16pp adverts, large


8vo., full page and text illus, original tan cloth with game birds vignette and title printed in


black to upper board and spine. Apart from the spine which is a little darkened, cloth is free


from the usual darkening associated with this edition. the author covers capercaillie, blackgame,


grouse and ptarmigan (the 1st edition contained colour plates and limited to 550 copies and was


a folio edition). This edition only lacks the colour plates, the text remains unchanged.

£150.00

Game Birds & Shooting Sketches  

Inventory ID: 000085


Game Birds & Shooting Sketches - J G Millais


Unit Price £150.00


Description:


Henry Sotheran & Co, London, United Kingdom, 1894


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 2nd Edition


Henry Sotheran & Co, London 1894. 2nd, 1st ordinary Edn, XIII 185 pages, 16pp adverts, large


8vo., full page and text illus, original tan cloth with game birds vignette and title printed in


black to upper board and spine. Apart from the spine which is a little darkened, cloth is free


from the usual darkening associated with this edition. the author covers capercaillie, blackgame,


grouse and ptarmigan (the 1st edition contained colour plates and limited to 550 copies and was


a folio edition). This edition only lacks the colour plates, the text remains unchanged.

£150.00

Stray Sports Vol I and Vol II  

Inventory ID: 000013


Stray Sports Vol I and Vol II - J Moray Brown


Unit Price £125.00


Description:


William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 1893


Very Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


William Blackwood and Sons, 1893. 1st Edn, 2 Vols, XII 304, VIII 294 pages, 32pp adverts,


full page plates + text illus, a very good copy, original cloth with gilt pig sticking scene to


upper boards, a vg+ copy in the original state. Vol I the first part 240+ pages on Indian Shikar


with chapters on tiger shooting, the measurement and weights of tigers etc., the rest of Vol I


and Vol II covers sport at home including fishing. Czech 33

£125.00

Stray Sports Vol I and Vol II  

Inventory ID: 000052


Stray Sports Vol I and Vol II - J Moray Brown


Unit Price £100.00


Description:


William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 1893


Very Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


William Blackwood and Sons, 1893. 1st Edn, 2 Vols, XII 304, VIII 294 pages, 32pp adverts,


full page plates + text illus, a very good copy, original cloth with gilt pig sticking scene to


upper boards, a vg+ copy in the original state. Vol I the first part 240+ pages on Indian Shikar


with chapters on tiger shooting, the measurement and weights of tigers etc., the rest of Vol I


and Vol II covers sport at home including fishing. Czech 33

£100.00

Portraitures of Horses  

Inventory ID: 000092


Portraitures of Horses - G F Morris


Unit Price £250.00


Illustrator: George Ford Morris


Description:


Fordacre Studios, London, United Kingdom, 1952


Very Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


George Ford Morris (illustrator) was the foremost American equestrian artist of his time 10 5/8"


x 13 5/8". "Being a collection of more than five hundred reproductions of the artist's and


author's work in oil, water colour, pastel, crayon, charcoal, pen and pencil, as well as his


lithographs, etchings, silhouette cut-outs and sculpture; ." The art work, covering a 65-year


career portraying animals, of Morris is reproduced vividly and if you race, raise, or just love


horses. you'll love this scarce book. It is a must for the serious collector of equine memorabilia


from an artist who was enchanted with horses.

£250.00

Trumpeting Herd  

Inventory ID: 000073


Trumpeting Herd - Muldoon


Unit Price £20.00


Description:


Rupert Hart-Davis, London, United Kingdom, 1957


Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


Published by Rupert Hart-Davis, Soho Square, London First Edition . London 1957., 1957.


First edition hard back binding in publisher's original burgundy cloth covers, silver title and


author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 8½'' x 6''. Contains vi, 182 printed pages of text with


monochrome illustrations throughout, one map. Book plate to the front free end paper, light


foxing to the page edges. Very Good condition book, Good condition dust wrapper stuck inside


front cover.

£20.00

Leopards of the Night  

Inventory ID: 000019


Leopards of the Night - Guy Muldoon


Unit Price £35.00


Description:


Rupert Hart-Davis, London, United Kingdom, 1955


Very Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition


Rupert Hart-Davis, 1955. Ralph Thompson (illustrator). 1st. Edition 2nd impression. 234pp,


map, illustrated with line drawings. VG. "Few men have ever known the great fauna of Africa


better, loved them more, and killed so many of them as the author of this book. .Mr. Muldoon is


an Agricultural Officer in Northern Nyasaland.".

£35.00

Doc Holliday  

Inventory ID: 000069


Doc Holliday - J M Myers


Unit Price £25.00


Description:


Jarrolds, London, United Kingdom, 1957


Good Good, Hardcover 1st Edition


Published by Jarrolds Ltd., 178-202 Great Portland Street, London First UK Edition . London


1957., 1957. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original scarlet cloth covers, black


lettering to the spine. 8vo 9'' x 6'' 224 pp. Monochrome frontispiece. Light foxing to the end


papers, free from inscription. Very Good condition book, in near Very Good condition price


clipped dust wrapper with shallow rubs to the spine tips and corners.

£25.00

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