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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.
1 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.
Vinton & Co 1934 
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 Ireland; hunts of America, the Commonwealth and Europe; results of hound Shows, and three maps showing boundaries of Foxhounds. In this years edition, incorporating the Annuaire de la Venerie Francaise. Some adverts also in French. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Hold Hard! Hounds Please! A discourse on the fox-hound in field, covert and kennel: with hunting yarns, character sketches from life, and some notes on breeding and kennel treatment. With a foreword by The Right Hon. Lord Valentia. Illustrated from wash drawings., “YOI-OVER”:
2 “YOI-OVER”: Hold Hard! Hounds Please! A discourse on the fox-hound in field, covert and kennel: with hunting yarns, character sketches from life, and some notes on breeding and kennel treatment. With a foreword by The Right Hon. Lord Valentia. Illustrated from wash drawings.
H. F. and G. Witherby. 1924 1st edition. 
Hardback, Size 9 x 5.5 inches. In red cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine and ‘hound’ vignette front. In very good condition. Spine faded, some minor darkening to edges of cloth. Slight browning to endpapers, half-title and title pages mildly foxed, with mild foxing to pages throughout. Neat inscription to front endpaper “Wm B Dickinson 1924”. Else a clean and tight copy. - Guidance, advice and anecdotes on Fox Hunting with hounds. 258pp. With 5 b&w illustrated plates. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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A Run with The Tyndale Hounds A Romantic Drama, In Two Acts., A FOX:
3 A FOX: A Run with The Tyndale Hounds A Romantic Drama, In Two Acts.
Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood & Sons, 1884 1st 
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. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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The Noble Science. John Leech in the Hunting Field. With an introduction by Sir Alfred Munnings., BODKIN, Thomas;
4 BODKIN, Thomas; The Noble Science. John Leech in the Hunting Field. With an introduction by Sir Alfred Munnings.
Collins. 1948 
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. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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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., CECIL;
5 CECIL; 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.
London Philip Alan & Co. 1924 2nd edition 
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. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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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., CROSS STANDING, PERCY:
6 CROSS STANDING, PERCY: 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.
London, The Caxton Publishing Co. 1903 
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. Lushington, Lansdowne, 1904.” Inside pages very clean and tight throughout. Colour plates clean and bright. 192 pp & 184 pp. 4 full-pg. photo. portraits with green and gold borders of RANJITSINHJI, C. B. FRY ,etc.; 13 coloured portraits (incl. W. G. GRACE, C. B. FRY, RANJITSINHJI). Profusely ill. with drawings and photo.ills., many full-pg. portraits, etc. (virtually every page has an illustration). 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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The Game’s Afoot! An Anthology of Sports, Games & the Open Air., DARWIN, BERNARD (ed):
7 DARWIN, BERNARD (ed): The Game’s Afoot! An Anthology of Sports, Games & the Open Air.
Sidgwick and Jackson. London. 1926 1st edition. 
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, Neville Cardus, Izaak Walton, Erskine Childers, Robert Louis Stevenson, R.D.Blackmore, Samuel Pepys, Rupert Brooke, H.G.Wells. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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MOTOR RACING (27). The Lonsdale Library, DAVIS, S.C.H. (ed.):
8 DAVIS, S.C.H. (ed.): MOTOR RACING (27). The Lonsdale Library
Seeley Service and Co. 1939 1st edition. 
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. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Fox-Hunting. The Lonsdale Library volume VII. With Five Colour plates, Eighteen Reproductions of Hunting pictures, Forty-Five Illustrations., FREDERICK, Sir CHARLES, et al:
9 FREDERICK, Sir CHARLES, et al: Fox-Hunting. The Lonsdale Library volume VII. With Five Colour plates, Eighteen Reproductions of Hunting pictures, Forty-Five Illustrations.
London, Seeley Service and Co. Ltd., 1930 1st edition. 
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.) 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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This Smoking World. With an introductory essay by Sir Montague Shearman., HAMILTON, A.E.:
10 HAMILTON, A.E.: This Smoking World. With an introductory essay by Sir Montague Shearman.
London, Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1928 1st edition 
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 cigars, cigarettes and pipes, discusses why people smoke and gives a short history. Praises smoking for enjoyment, decries it as a habit. 178pp. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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MOTORS. AND MOTOR-DRIVING. THE BADMINTON LIBRARY., HARMSWORTH, A. C.:
11 HARMSWORTH, A. C.: MOTORS. AND MOTOR-DRIVING. THE BADMINTON LIBRARY.
Boston & London. Little, Brown and Company, & Longmans, Green & Co. 1902 1st edition 
Hardback. 8vo. (7.5 x 5 ins). In brown cloth covers with gilt lettering and design to spine and printed illustrated design to covers. Decorative endpapers. In very good condition. Corners rubbed and bumped. Some rubbing to edges, some marks to boards. Half-title page darkened. Some light handling marks otherwise pages clean and tight throughout. Else a very clean and tight copy. Illustrated by H. M. BROCK, H. TRINGHAM and from photographs, including one of “The Queen in an electric car”. pp.xx / 456 pp. (incl. a glossary of terms / cat. 4p. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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Tennis / Lawn Tennis / Rackets / Fives. The Badminton Library. By J. M. HEATHCOTE, E. BOUVIERIE & A. C.AINGER., HEATHCOTE, J. M. (et.al.):
12 HEATHCOTE, J. M. (et.al.): Tennis / Lawn Tennis / Rackets / Fives. The Badminton Library. By J. M. HEATHCOTE, E. BOUVIERIE & A. C.AINGER.
London. Longmans, Green & Co. London. 1890 1st edition 
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 of Real Tennis, Lawn Tennis, Rackets and Fives, together with advice on how to play with illustrations of players in action. 484 pp. Profusely illustrated with b/w engravings in text and plates. 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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Skating With Contributions on Curling (Rev John Kerr), Tobogganing (Ormond Hake), Ice-Sailing (Henry A. Buck), Bandy (C. G. Tebbutt). (The Badminton Library)., HEATHCOTE, J. M.; TEBBUTT, C. G.; MAXWELL WITHAM, T.;
13 HEATHCOTE, J. M.; TEBBUTT, C. G.; MAXWELL WITHAM, T.; Skating With Contributions on Curling (Rev John Kerr), Tobogganing (Ormond Hake), Ice-Sailing (Henry A. Buck), Bandy (C. G. Tebbutt). (The Badminton Library).
London. Longmans, Green and Co. Ltd. 1892 1st edition 
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 Charles Whymper and Captain R. M. Alexander and from Photographs. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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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., HUTCHINSON, HORACE G.:
14 HUTCHINSON, HORACE G.: 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.
London. Longmans, Green and Co. Ltd. 1892 3rd edition 
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 on Golf. This is the 1892 3rd edition. 469pp. Illustrations by Thomas Hodge & Harry Furniss. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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Chasse A Courre 1900 A 1914. Deuxieme Volume. Signed and Limited Numbered copy., LEDUC, Claude Alphonse;
15 LEDUC, Claude Alphonse; Chasse A Courre 1900 A 1914. Deuxieme Volume. Signed and Limited Numbered copy.
Alphonse Leduc, Paris 1994 1st 
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. 
Price: 119.00 GBP
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Billiards: The Strokes of the Game. (Copyright.) In Three Volumes., LEVI, Riso:
16 LEVI, Riso: Billiards: The Strokes of the Game. (Copyright.) In Three Volumes.
Manchester, Riso Levi, n.d. ca 1919 
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 articles in front. 793pp. + adverts. With b&w diagrams within text. 
Price: 300.00 GBP
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Mas Oyama's Karate as Practised in Japan., LOWE, Bobby:
17 LOWE, Bobby: Mas Oyama's Karate as Practised in Japan.
London, Souvenir Press, 1964 1st edition 
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. 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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Women in the Hunting Field, MENZIES, Mrs STUART:
18 MENZIES, Mrs STUART: Women in the Hunting Field
London Vinton & Company, Ltd. 1913 
Hardback. 7.5 x 5 inches. Red cloth, gilt lettering to spine & front and illustrated plate to front. In very good condition. Corners slightly rubbed and nicked. Spine darkened and ends rubbed and nicked. Gilt lettering on spine rubbed. Some fading around edges of cloth. Endpapers slightly darkened, “Review Copy” stamp to title page else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 269pp + appendix & index + 8pp adverts. 6 B&W illustrations plus frontis portraits of author. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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The Story of His 7000 Mile British Coastal Walk. SIGNED COPY., MERRILL, John;
19 MERRILL, John; The Story of His 7000 Mile British Coastal Walk. SIGNED COPY.
London, Oxford Illustrated Press, 1979 1st edition 
Hardback. 9.5 x 6 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good near fine dustwrapper. Signed and dedicated by author on front endpaper “To Brian, Happy Walking, John Merrill.” 233pp. B&W maps and colour photographs. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Pugilistica. The History of British Boxing. Containing Lives of the most celebrated Pugilists. Full Reports of their Battles ....A complete history of the Ring from Fig and Broughton,1719-40, to the Last Championship Battle between King and Heenan, in December 1863. In Three Volumes., MILES, H. DOWNES:
20 MILES, H. DOWNES: Pugilistica. The History of British Boxing. Containing Lives of the most celebrated Pugilists. Full Reports of their Battles ....A complete history of the Ring from Fig and Broughton,1719-40, to the Last Championship Battle between King and Heenan, in December 1863. In Three Volumes.
London, Weldon & Co. n.d. ca1880 
3 vols; Hardbacks, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In brown cloth with gilt and black lettering and designs to fronts and spines. blind embossed on rear. Top edges gilt. Black/dark navy endpapers. In very good conditions. All covers re-backed onto contemporary cloth on spines. Bumps to corners, rubbing to edges. Some minor darkening to cloths. Reinforced inner hinges, original endpapers backed with contemporary papers. Small blind embossed stamps to ‘half-title’s “Army & Navy Club,” with bookplates to endpapers. A couple of odd spots and handling marks to a couple of pages, some light tanning else pages very clean and tight throughout. 507; 544; 534pp. Illustrated with 48 b&w plates. 
Price: 380.00 GBP
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