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Image for <b> Richard Jefferies and His Countryside </b>

Richard Jefferies and His Countryside

By: Arkell, Reginald

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins Limited: 1948

Seller ID: 009376


Later Printing. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear, some sun-fading on the top edge. Spotting on fore0edge. Dust Jacket price-clipped is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has edge wear and handling wear 7.375 inches tall; 190 pages. View more info

Image for <b> The Londoner's England Contemporary Water-Colours And Drawings Of London And The Home Counties </b>

The Londoner's England Contemporary Water-Colours And Drawings Of London And The Home Counties

By: Bott. Alan

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London:, Avalon Press & William Collins,: 1947

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 007327


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. No flaws but gentle handling. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve, has minor wear to top edge on rear panel. Illustrated with numerous double sided plates ; 16 in color.8vo; viii, 191 sider, 88 tavler : ill. ; 29 cm. View more info

Image for <b>Natural History of British Fishes Their Structure, Economic uses, and Capture by Net and Rod. Cultivation Of Fish-Ponds. Fish Suited For Acclimatisation. Artificial Breeding Of Salmon.</b>

Natural History of British Fishes Their Structure, Economic uses, and Capture by Net and Rod. Cultivation Of Fish-Ponds. Fish Suited For Acclimatisation. Artificial Breeding Of Salmon.

By: Buckland, Frank

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London:, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge,: 1891.

Seller ID: 009215


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Penciling on half-title. Scuffing along headbands; corners bumped and rubbed. REF: Hampton p. 20; Starkman & Read p. 67 View more info

Image for <b>A Sketch of Old England</b>

A Sketch of Old England

By: By A New England Man [James Kirke Paulding, 1778-1860]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York: London:, Charles Wiley; Sir Richard Phillips & Co.,: 1822.<br>

Edition: First English Edition.

Seller ID: 004942


New York: Charles Wiley, 1822 Republished London: Sir Richard Phillips & Co., 1822 Both items appear on the title page. Believe this to be the London publication. Printer on Fleet Street appears at the bottom of last page. Thus, concluding this to be 1st English Edition. 1822 is the date of 1st issue. James Kirke Paulding (August 22, 1778 - April 6, 1860) was an American writer and, for a time, the United States Secretary of the Navy. He became a close fr... View more info

Image for <b>Sketches in Stable and Kennel  </b><br>[English Country Life]

Sketches in Stable and Kennel
[English Country Life]

By: Edwards, Lionel R.I. [Dalhousie Robertson] (1878 - 1966)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London: England, Nattali & Maurce Ltd: 1944

Seller ID: 009702


Lionel Edwards (1878 - 1966) was a British artist who specialized in painting horses and other aspects of British country life. He is best known for his hunting scenes but also painted pictures of horse racing, shooting and fishing. He provided illustrations for Country Life, The Sphere, The Graphic and numerous books. [wiki] Rather than the usual scenes of the horse and hound in the field, Mr. Lionel Edwards has drawn and painted his subjects for this volume, not... View more info

Image for <b> Beasts of the Chase </b><br>[ English Country Life] [Horse and Hound]

Beasts of the Chase
[ English Country Life] [Horse and Hound]

By: Edwards, Lionel R.I. [Dalhousie Robertson] (1878 - 1966)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Putman & Company: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009704


First Edition, First Printing. This is bound as the Limited Edition but no limitation page. 4to; 27 cm.; 10.75 inches tall. vii - 50 pages. Illustrated with 8 color plates and 21 b/w drawings. In the words of Major Guy Paget. "Lionel Edwards is a landscape painter in the very top class, worthy to rank with any of the 19th century. He can paint the Hunt scurry as good and life-like as Ferneley, on a background worthy of Birket Foster..He has only to see a Hunt gal... View more info

Image for <b>Pierce Egan's Book of Sports, and Mirror of Life: Embracing the Turf, the Chase, the Ring, and the Stage. Interspersed with Original Memoirs of Sporting Men, etc. Dedicated to George Osbaldeston, Esq. In 25 parts  </b><br>[English Sporting Life - 18th & early 19th century]

Pierce Egan's Book of Sports, and Mirror of Life: Embracing the Turf, the Chase, the Ring, and the Stage. Interspersed with Original Memoirs of Sporting Men, etc. Dedicated to George Osbaldeston, Esq. In 25 parts
[English Sporting Life - 18th & early 19th century]

By: Egan, Pierce (1772-1849).

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London, T.T. and J. Tegg: 1832

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009675


This illustrated book, originally issued in weekly parts, presents scenes of horseracing, boxing, and (because of Egan's involvement with the stage version of his novel) the theater. Contemporary half calf gilt, marbled boards with matching endpages and text-block, Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with some rubs to corners, Small loss bottom spine. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 23cm.; iv, 414pp., wit... View more info

Image for ...<b>Towns of New England and Old England, Ireland and Scotland </b>

...Towns of New England and Old England, Ireland and Scotland

By: Forbes, Allan

Price: $135.00

Publisher: New York:, Tudor Publishing Company,: 1936.<br>

Edition: First Edition, Thus.<br>

Seller ID: 005744


Two volumes printed as one in a presentation box. Profusely illustrated throughout with reproductions from old prints.No flaw to book to note. Has a gift inscription. Clean and tight. Box has light Handling wear to corners.Connecting links between cities and towns of New England and those of the same name in England Ireland and Scotland. Containing narratives, descriptions and many views some done from old prints. Also much information pertaining to the founders an... View more info

Image for <b> Islands </b><br>[Isles of Scilly]

Islands
[Isles of Scilly]

By: Fowles, John

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London:, Jonathan Cape Ltd.,: 1978.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by the author John Fowles on the title page

Seller ID: 008609


Signed by the author John Fowles on the title page with the date. Fowles has written a deeply personal work to analyze his attraction to the Scillies and all islands. The Isles of Scilly are an archipelago off the south western tip of the Cornish peninsula of Great Britain. It is the southernmost location in the United Kingdom. British photography has not had a more poetic interpreter of ancient landscape. Illustrated with photographs by Fay Godwi... View more info

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Walks In London
[Two Volumes in One.]

By: Hare, Augustus J.C.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, George Routledge and Sons: 1884

Seller ID: 008466


Two Volumes in One. Popular and well-respected guide book first published in 1878 covers first the City and then the West End. The first volume coverts the City; the second the West End. Hare (1834-1903) arranges these walks so the tourist can see as many objects of interest as possible. Popular and well-respected guide book first published in 1878. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Illustrated with in-text... View more info

Image for ...<b>In Search of England.</b>

...In Search of England.

By: Morton, H. V.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York:, Dodd, Mead & Company,: 1942.

Edition: Later Printing.

Seller ID: 004935


Very interesting tour of England between the 2 World Wars. 8.75 inches tall. 317 Pages with index. Decorated Endpages. Bindings tight and square. Minimal handling wear. Spine a touch of sun-fading. View more info

Image for ...<b>Newnes Motorists Touring Maps and Gazetteer. Complete Section Maps of the British Isles.</b>

...Newnes Motorists Touring Maps and Gazetteer. Complete Section Maps of the British Isles.

By: Newnes, George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London:, Newnes,: 1935

Seller ID: 004220


Dark red with black tones simulated leather boards with guilt titles and decorations. Bindings square and firm though a bit shaken. Text clean and toned. Maps in full color. Some minor spotting to front board. 11 inches tall. View more info

Image for <b>Nimrod's Hunting Tours; Interspersed with characteristic anecdotes, sayings, and doings of sporting men, including notices of the principal crack riders of England, to which are added Nimrod's letters on riding to hounds, with analytical contents and general index of names.  </b><br> [English Country Life]

Nimrod's Hunting Tours; Interspersed with characteristic anecdotes, sayings, and doings of sporting men, including notices of the principal crack riders of England, to which are added Nimrod's letters on riding to hounds, with analytical contents and general index of names.
[English Country Life]

By: Nimrod [Apperley, Charles J.]

Price: $180.00

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head Limited,: 1926

Edition: First Edition, thus

Seller ID: 009673


The author contributed to The Sporting Magazine, eventually his stories would be published in book form depicting themes related to foxhunting & horses. First Edition, Thus. A New Edition with an Introduction by W. Shaw Sparrow and Twenty-Four Illustrations in Colour and Half-tone after Ben Marshall, Henry Alken, Wolstenholme, R. B. Davis. Wm. Webb, H. D. Chalon, James Ward, R.A., etc. [First Published in 1838] 4to; 25.5cm.; 10.25 inches tall; v-xx, 29... View more info

Image for <b>Preston Manor, Brighton  </b><br>[Thomas-Stanford Museum]  [England]

Preston Manor, Brighton
[Thomas-Stanford Museum] [England]

By: Roberts, Henry D.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: England, [Publisher not identified]: 1959

Seller ID: 009334


A History of the Manor and its Former Owners and A Description of the 'Macquoid 'Bequest. Situated near St. Peter's Church and Preston Park, Preston Manor represents an historic house in Brighton, decorated in Edwardian style. Dating back to the 18th century, it features a rich collection of ceramics, furniture, glass, clocks, silver, decorative art and other objects which belonged to the Stanford family. Stapled stiff pictorial wraps, no flaws byt offse... View more info

Image for <b> In London Town </b>

In London Town

By: Smith, F. Berkeley

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York and London, Funk & Wagnalls Company: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009481


A travelogue by the author who states in the forward that he has been careful to omit all reference to the Tower and all directions to see the cathedrals..he simply is wring his reflections of early 20th century London. Well written and illustrated. Illustrations by the author and other prominent artists, with ,many drawings and photographs. Tissue-guarded frontispiece. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Spine has... View more info

Image for <b>Excursions in the County of Cornwall,<br> Comprising a Concise Historical and Topographical Delineation of the Principal Towns and Villages, together with Descriptions of the Residences of the Nobility and Gentry, Remains of Antiquity, and Every Other Interesting Object of Curiosity; Forming a Complete Guide for the Traveller and Tourist; Illustrated with Fifty Engravings, Including a Map of the County.</b><br>[England]

Excursions in the County of Cornwall,
Comprising a Concise Historical and Topographical Delineation of the Principal Towns and Villages, together with Descriptions of the Residences of the Nobility and Gentry, Remains of Antiquity, and Every Other Interesting Object of Curiosity; Forming a Complete Guide for the Traveller and Tourist; Illustrated with Fifty Engravings, Including a Map of the County.

[England]

By: Stockdale, F. W. L.

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London:, Simpkin and Marshall,: 1824.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 005834


Collated and all called-for illustrations are present. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of the author, an engraved half title page and fifty plates offering views of historical sites and landmarks of the peninsula in southwestern England. Fold-out map of Cornwall.Bound in green leather, with raised bands, ornate gilt decorations and a gilt-lettered black leather label to the spine. Adorned with marbled edges and endpapers. External handling ... View more info

Image for <b>The Analysis of the Hunting Field; Being a Series of Sketches of the Principal Characters That Compose One. The Whole Forming a Slight Souvenir of the Season, 1845-6.  </b><br> [English Country Life]

The Analysis of the Hunting Field; Being a Series of Sketches of the Principal Characters That Compose One. The Whole Forming a Slight Souvenir of the Season, 1845-6.
[English Country Life]

By: Surtees, Robert Smith

Price: $865.00

Publisher: London, Rudolph Ackermann: 1846

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009674


This is one of Surtees few non-fiction works, taken from the sporting newspaper Bell's Life in London during the fox hunting season of 1845-6.Robert Smith Surtees was an English editor, novelist and sporting writer. He left for London in 1825, intending to practice law in the capital, but had difficulty making his way and began contributing to the Sporting Magazine. "His Novels are pre-eminebt in the annals of sport".[ Kunitz]Henry Thomas Alken ... View more info

Image for <b>Seaside Watering Places: A Description of Holiday Resorts on the Coasts of England and Wales, The Channel Islands, and The Isle of Man, Including the Gayest and the Quietest Places.  </b><br>[England]

Seaside Watering Places: A Description of Holiday Resorts on the Coasts of England and Wales, The Channel Islands, and The Isle of Man, Including the Gayest and the Quietest Places.
[England]

By: [ Author Unknown]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London:, L. Upcott Gill,: [no date c1890]

Edition: Sixth Edition,

Seller ID: 008068


An interesting, informative and difficult to locate guidebook of the English coast resorts at the end of the 19th Century. From title page: Giving Full Particulars of Them and Their Attractions, and All Other Information Likely to Assist Persons In Selecting Places In Which To Spend Their Holidays According To Their Individual Tastes. Text is 324 pages followed by a 45 page 1889 – 90 Business Directory; 13 page book catalogue and several unnumbered... View more info

Image for <b>Chester: A Pageant of History  </b>

Chester: A Pageant of History

By: [Author not identified]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: England, Not identified: 0

Seller ID: 009336


Chester is one of the best preserved walled cities in Britain. It has a number of medieval buildings, but some of the black-and-white buildings within the city centre are Victorian restorations. Apart from a 100-metre (330 ft) section, the listed Grade I walls are almost complete. Four panel brochure printed on both sides; 9 by 4 inches when closed; Illustrated with photos and has an ariel map with locations specified by a grid system. [No Date c1950]. View more info

Image for ...<b>Small Talk At Wreyland  [Third Series].</b>

...Small Talk At Wreyland [Third Series].

By: [Devon, England] Torr, Cecil

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, University Press,: 1923.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005273


Charming mixture of personal and local history and gossip regarding life in a small village. "Wreyland is land by the Wrey, a little stream in Devonshire. The Wrey flows into the Bovey, and the Bovey into the Teign, and the Teign flows out into the sea at Teignmouth. The land is on the east side of the Wrey, just opposite the village of Lustleigh. It forms a manor, and gives its name to a hamlet of six houses, of which this is one." Quarter oatmeal buckram letter... View more info