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Image for Baily's Hunting Directory 1934-1935 With Diary and Hunt Maps. Official Register of Winners, with meetings, and placed Horses, at Point-to-Point Races, 1934.

Baily's Hunting Directory 1934-1935 With Diary and Hunt Maps. Official Register of Winners, with meetings, and placed Horses, at Point-to-Point Races, 1934.

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Vinton & Co 1934:

Seller ID: 75350


8.5 x 6 inches. Bound in original red cloth cover with gilt to spine and front and back. Very good condition. Spine slightly faded, marks on front. Corners slightly bumped. Small marks to edges. Else a very clean and tight copy. 476pp.+xxviii pp. Prof ills. b/w photographs and fold out maps. Containing details of Hunts, including their countries, histories and former masters of Foxhounds, Harriers, Staghounds, Otterhounds, and Bloodhounds in the United Kingdom and Irela... View more info

Image for A Run with The Tyndale Hounds A Romantic Drama, In Two Acts.

A Run with The Tyndale Hounds A Romantic Drama, In Two Acts.

By: A FOX:

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood & Sons, 1884 1st:

Seller ID: 78259


Hardback, approx 7.5 x 5 inches. In red cloth, beveled edges, blind embossed decoration to boards, and gilt lettering to front. Black endpapers. In good condition. Some rubbing to corners and minor bumps to edges. Fading to spine and some staining marks to front. Neat inscription “Kate Spencer, 1884,” to top of title page. Some minor handling and a few odd thumb-spots to pages else a clean and tight copy. 72 + 24pp cat. View more info

Image for Pitcher in Paradise Some Random Reminiscences, Sporting and Otherwise, by “Pitcher” of the Pink ‘Un.

Pitcher in Paradise Some Random Reminiscences, Sporting and Otherwise, by “Pitcher” of the Pink ‘Un.

By: BINSTEAD, Arthur M.:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Sands and Company, 1903 1st:

Seller ID: 79329


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front, with colour pictorial design to front. Top edges gilt. In good condition. Faded on spine, some soiling to boards. Endpapers darkened and cracked between hinges. Heavy foxing to prelims and mild foxing to inside pages. Else a tight copy. 292pp. View more info

Image for The Noble Science. John Leech in the Hunting Field. With an introduction by Sir Alfred Munnings.

The Noble Science. John Leech in the Hunting Field. With an introduction by Sir Alfred Munnings.

By: BODKIN, Thomas;

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Collins. 1948:

Seller ID: 75181


Size approx 15 x 10 inches. In black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In very good condition. Corners bumped with some rubbing to cloth. Some minor marks to boards. A couple of nicks to spine. Owners label and some minor foxing to endpapers. Pages clean and tight. Plates bright and clean. 31pp. Double spage pagination. 14 colour plates. View more info

Image for Hunting Tours Descriptive of Various Fashionable Countries and Establishments with Anecdotes of Masters of Hounds and Others Connected with Foxhunting. The Second Edition, With Four Illustrations.

Hunting Tours Descriptive of Various Fashionable Countries and Establishments with Anecdotes of Masters of Hounds and Others Connected with Foxhunting. The Second Edition, With Four Illustrations.

By: CECIL;

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London Philip Alan & Co. 1924 2nd edition:

Seller ID: 77057


Hardback. 9 x 5.5 inches. In red cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to spine and front. In very good condition. Corners bumped and rubbed. Ends of spine and gilt on spine rubbed. Handling marks to cloth. Endpapers darkened, marks from removed bookplate to front and rear endpapers, possibly ex lib marks. Slight foxing to bottom of title page, title also has small hole nr bound edge. Else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 304pp. 4 colour plates. View more info

Image for Cricket of To-Day and Yesterday. With special articles by famous cricketers, incl.K. S. RANJITSINHJI, P.F. WARNER, D.L.A. JESPHSON, ROBERT ABEL, and WILFRED RHODES. Subscription Illustrated Edition. In Two Volumes.

Cricket of To-Day and Yesterday. With special articles by famous cricketers, incl.K. S. RANJITSINHJI, P.F. WARNER, D.L.A. JESPHSON, ROBERT ABEL, and WILFRED RHODES. Subscription Illustrated Edition. In Two Volumes.

By: CROSS STANDING, PERCY:

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, The Caxton Publishing Co. 1903:

Seller ID: 77274


2 vols.; Large hardback, Folio. 11.5 x 8.5 inches. Green cloth with gilt lettering and with an illustration by HASSALL on front covers and on spines. Beveled edge boards. In very good conditions. Corners slightly bumped, rubbing to edges and ends of spines. Some heavy rubbing / light soiling around edges of vol.2. Deep scratch to cloth on rear of vol.2, & Small nick to front edge of cloth on spine. Endpapers darkened with neat inscriptions to front, “A.H. Lushi... View more info

Image for The Game’s Afoot! An Anthology of Sports, Games & the Open Air.

The Game’s Afoot! An Anthology of Sports, Games & the Open Air.

By: DARWIN, BERNARD (ed):

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Sidgwick and Jackson. London. 1926 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 76513


Hardback. Tall 8vo. (8 x 5.5 ins.) In green cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine and front. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded and slightly nicked/rubbed at ends. Minor rubbing to boards and edges. Endpapers darkened. Neat inscription to front. Some mild foxing and marks to pages. Else a tight copy. 331pp. Collection of stories with a sporting or outdoors theme. Authors include, R.S.Surtees, Charles Dickens, Thackeray, Sir Walter Scott, George Borrow, Nevi... View more info

Image for MOTOR RACING (27). The Lonsdale Library

MOTOR RACING (27). The Lonsdale Library

By: DAVIS, S.C.H. (ed.):

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Seeley Service and Co. 1939 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 70687


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In brown buckram with gilt to spine and front. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 256 pp. With 66 b/w plates and 72 text illustrations. 23 chapters on different aspects of motor racing, written by a range of writers including Raymond Mays, R.A.Railton, R.Seaman, George Eyston, S.C.H.Davis, J.R.Cobb and Earl Howe. View more info

Image for MOUNTAINEERING. Badminton Library.

MOUNTAINEERING. Badminton Library.

By: DENT, C.T. (et al.):

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green, & Co. London. 1892 1st. edition:

Seller ID: 59081


Tall 8vo. In brown pictorial cloth covers with gilt mountaineer to spine. Decorated endpapers. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded and rubbed at ends. Owner’s bookplate to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 439pp.13 plts.& 91 text ills. by H.G. Willink and others. Contributions by W.M.Conway, D.W.Freshfield, C.E.Mathews, C.Pilkington, Sir F.Pollock, H.G.Willink, and introduction by Mr.Justice Wills. View more info

Image for Commentary on the Laws of Duplicate Contract Bridge 1987.

Commentary on the Laws of Duplicate Contract Bridge 1987.

By: ENDICOTT, GRATTAN / HANSEN, BENT KEITH:

Price: £14.00

Publisher: European Bridge League. 1992 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73257


Size 8.5 x 11.75 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to front. In near fine condition. A very clean and tight copy. 390pp. With game diagrams. Bridge is a complex game with a detailed Code of Laws. the authors face the problems of interpretation and application to provide expert assistance to Tournament Directors and Appeals Committees. View more info

Image for Fox-Hunting. The Lonsdale Library volume VII. With Five Colour plates, Eighteen Reproductions of Hunting pictures, Forty-Five Illustrations.

Fox-Hunting. The Lonsdale Library volume VII. With Five Colour plates, Eighteen Reproductions of Hunting pictures, Forty-Five Illustrations.

By: FREDERICK, Sir CHARLES, et al:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Seeley Service and Co. Ltd., 1930 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 77802


Hardback, Size approx 9 x 5.5 inches. In brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine and monogram to front. Top edges browned. In very good condition. Spine faded. Some slight rubbing to edges. Neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1935. Else a very clean and tight copy. 366pp. Illustrated with Five Colour plates, Eighteen Reproductions of Hunting pictures, Forty-Five Illustrations. (61 plates, 8 ills & maps in text.) View more info

Image for This Smoking World. With an introductory essay by Sir Montague Shearman.

This Smoking World. With an introductory essay by Sir Montague Shearman.

By: HAMILTON, A.E.:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1928 1st edition:

Seller ID: 77980


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. In light yellow cloth covers, with dark blue printed lettering to spine and blocked lettering to front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW darkened and a little rubbed around edges, tiny tear nr spine edge). Cloth clean, bottom corners slightly bumped. Slight darkening to endpapers and some mild foxing to inside pages, else a nice tight copy. --- A book about smoking. Compares and contrasts ciga... View more info

Image for Tennis / Lawn Tennis / Rackets / Fives. The Badminton Library. By J. M. HEATHCOTE, E. BOUVIERIE & A. C.AINGER.

Tennis / Lawn Tennis / Rackets / Fives. The Badminton Library. By J. M. HEATHCOTE, E. BOUVIERIE & A. C.AINGER.

By: HEATHCOTE, J. M. (et.al.):

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London. Longmans, Green & Co. London. 1890 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76664


Hardback. 8vo. (approx 7.5 x 5.5 ins.) Original brown pictorial cloth with gilt lettering and design to spine. Decorative endpapers. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped and rubbed, spine slightly faded at top end. A couple of small marks to rear of cloth. Original bookseller label to front endpaper “Mawson, Swan & Morgan, Newcastle Upon Tyne.” Else a very clean and tight copy. Scarce. Badminton Library series. The history and laws of the games... View more info

Image for Skating With Contributions on Curling (Rev John Kerr), Tobogganing (Ormond Hake), Ice-Sailing (Henry A. Buck), Bandy (C. G. Tebbutt). (The Badminton Library).

Skating With Contributions on Curling (Rev John Kerr), Tobogganing (Ormond Hake), Ice-Sailing (Henry A. Buck), Bandy (C. G. Tebbutt). (The Badminton Library).

By: HEATHCOTE, J. M.; TEBBUTT, C. G.; MAXWELL WITHAM, T.;

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London. Longmans, Green and Co. Ltd. 1892 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76669


Hardback. 8vo. (approx 7.5 x 5.5 ins.) Original brown pictorial cloth with gilt lettering and design to spine. Decorative endpapers. In very good condition. Corners and ends of spine slightly rubbed. Original bookseller label to front endpaper “Mawson, Swan & Morgan, Newcastle Upon Tyne.” A couple of minor marks to endpapers, mark to edge of intro page, Else a very clean and tight copy. A scarce copy of the Badminton Library Series. 464pp. Illustrated by... View more info

Image for The Practical Motorcaravanner.

The Practical Motorcaravanner.

By: HUNT, JOHN:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: David and Charles. 1983 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73674


Size 6.5 x 9.5 inches. In light brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). Relvant article loose inside. Else a very clean and tight copy. 192pp. With b/w photographs and diagrams. Book on Motor caravans from the early 1980s. The author looks at some of the styles available and how to make the best use of space. Includes chapters on buying and selling and use in all weath... View more info

Image for Golf. With contributions by Lord Wellwood, Sir Walter Simpson, Bart.; Right Hon. A.J.Balfour, M.P.; Andrew Lang, H.S.C. Everard, and others. THE BADMINTON LIBRARY.

Golf. With contributions by Lord Wellwood, Sir Walter Simpson, Bart.; Right Hon. A.J.Balfour, M.P.; Andrew Lang, H.S.C. Everard, and others. THE BADMINTON LIBRARY.

By: HUTCHINSON, HORACE G.:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London. Longmans, Green and Co. Ltd. 1892 3rd edition:

Seller ID: 76665


Hardback. 8vo. (approx 7.5 x 5.5 ins.) Original brown pictorial cloth with gilt lettering and design to spine. Decorative endpapers. In very good condition. Corners and ends of spine slightly rubbed. Light patch on spine. Slight rubbing to rear. Original bookseller label to front endpaper “Mawson, Swan & Morgan, Newcastle Upon Tyne.” A couple of minor spots to endpapers, Else a very clean and tight copy. A scarce copy of the Badminton Library Series book... View more info

Image for Chasse A Courre 1900 A 1914. Deuxieme Volume. Signed and Limited Numbered copy.

Chasse A Courre 1900 A 1914. Deuxieme Volume. Signed and Limited Numbered copy.

By: LEDUC, Claude Alphonse;

Price: £119.00

Publisher: Alphonse Leduc, Paris 1994 1st:

Seller ID: 74487


Large size approx 9 x 13 inches. In red cloth with with printed design and lettering to front and spine. Blue metallic page edging. Illustrated endpapers. In near fine condition. No dustwrapper. Signed and inscribed by Author befor title page. 927pp. With many B&W photogravure illustrations throughout. French Language. Numbered 51/70. View more info

Image for Billiards: The Strokes of the Game. (Copyright.) In Three Volumes.

Billiards: The Strokes of the Game. (Copyright.) In Three Volumes.

By: LEVI, Riso:

Price: £260.00

Publisher: Manchester, Riso Levi, n.d. ca 1919:

Seller ID: 78262


3 Vols. Hardbacks, In green cloth with gilt lettering to spines and fronts, gilt billiard table vignette to front corners. In very good conditions. Rubbing to edges and corners, some minor marks to cloths; Vol. II cloth is faded and notably lighter than the other volumes, also has ‘mug-ring’ mark to front. Some minor darkening to outer edges and between endpapers else pages very clean and tight throughout. Neat inscription to front endpaper, and some loose ar... View more info

Image for Mas Oyama's Karate as Practised in Japan.

Mas Oyama's Karate as Practised in Japan.

By: LOWE, Bobby:

Price: £68.00

Publisher: London, Souvenir Press, 1964 1st edition:

Seller ID: 78209


Hardback, approx 8 x 5.5 inches. Dark brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine, in original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW edges and corners rubbed.) Corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Inside pages all very clean and tight. An excellent copy. 216pp. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. View more info

Image for Pictures of Horses and English Life. With an appreciation by Lionel Lindsay.

Pictures of Horses and English Life. With an appreciation by Lionel Lindsay.

By: MUNNINGS, A. J.;

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London: Eyre & Spottiswood 1939 2nd:

Seller ID: 75442


Size approx 12 x 10 inches. Brown cloth with black lettering to front and spine. In very good condition. Very clean & tight. Some rubbing on edges, with corners a little bumped. Cloth a little raised off rear board. Some minor darkening to endpaper with neat inscription. The odd light foxing spot else generally very clean and tight throughout. 215pp. 20 colour plates, 173 monochrome illustrations. The work ends with The Ballad of the Gloucester Spot a poem written and il... View more info