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Image for <b> Florida Enchantments  </b><br>[Outdoor Life. Hunting, Angling; Natural History]

Florida Enchantments
[Outdoor Life. Hunting, Angling; Natural History]

By: Dimock, A.W. & Julian

Price: $285.00

Publisher: New York:, The Outing Publishing Company,: 1908.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008632

Condition: 8vo; 318 pages.


Almost every phase of outdoor Florida life is here pictured and described from the dangerous sport of capturing live alligators in the coast rivers to life with the Bee Hunters in the interior . [Bookman] Interesting features on moonshine, Tarpon fishing, Salt water fly fishing, Manatees Dolphin, Crocodiles, and Florida Birds. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Green cloth covered boards with pictorial in th... View more info

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Hunting Lays and Hunting Ways An Anthology of the Chase

By: Collected and Recollected by Lady Birkett

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, Macrae Smith Company: 1924

Seller ID: 010450

Condition: Very Good


With Fourteen Illustrations from Old Pictures and Prints [8 prints in color.] 4to; 26cm; 10.25 inches tall; 167 pages. --------- Stamped titles and decorations in three color. Top edge stained red. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner's bookplate on front paste-down. An anthology of verse and prose covering all aspects of field sports. Numerous authors, ancient and modern, more poetry than prose. Chapter... View more info

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Falconry and Art

By: De Chamerlat, Christian Antoine

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Sotheby Parke Bernet Pubns: 1987

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010441

ISBN: 0856673382

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition, First Printing. Square folio; 260 x 284mm; 255 pages. Lavishly illustrated, mostly in colour, bibliography, silk marker ribbon. Green cloth, upper board and spine titled in gilt. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Dust Jacket has wear on top edge. View more info

Image for <b> Hunting on Kenai Peninsula and Observations on the Increase of Big Game in North America </b><br> [Alaska, Natural History]

Hunting on Kenai Peninsula and Observations on the Increase of Big Game in North America
[Alaska, Natural History]

By: Eddy, J.W. [John Whittemore]

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Seattle, Lowman & Hanford Co: 1925

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Inscribed by Author

Seller ID: 009508

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed by the author on the front fly leaf: "To Henry Dickinson [?], From John W. Eddy, Nashville, April 27, 1929." Eddy was a bear hunting fanatic and his books are respected to this day. This is his first and scarcest title, printed by a relatively small publisher. Publisher's Green Stamped cloth; Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Light wear to cloth, rubbing to extremities, mild bumps to t... View more info

Image for <b>Squire Osbaldeston His Autobiography  </b>[19th Century English Country Life; Foxes and Hounds]

Squire Osbaldeston His Autobiography [19th Century English Country Life; Foxes and Hounds]

By: Edited, with Commentary by Cuming, E. D.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd.: 1926

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010462

Condition: Fine


George Osbaldeston (1786 - 1866), best known as Squire Osbaldeston, was an English politician who served as a Member of Parliament but who had his greatest impact as a huntsman, first-class cricketer, and all-around sportsman. The book is mostly concerned with fox-hunting in the English countryside, but also some picaresque reminiscences and gossip by the Squire. Introduction and a Note on the Illustrations by Theodore A. Cook. First Edition Third Printing. 4to 11... View more info

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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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

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A Leicestershire Sketch Book

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

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, Eyre And Spottiswode: 1930

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009712

Condition: Good


First Edition, First Printing. Bindings tight and square. 4to; 32 cm.; 12.5 inches tall; 102 pages; 8 plates in color; 36 plates in b/w. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with fading to the perimeter and some spotting. With eight colour plates and thirty six black and white plates by Lionel Edwards. Edwards a keen hunting man, spent his life combining hunting and painting and most of his pictures were worked from sketches made on the spot. View more info

Image for <b>  British Sporting and Animal Paintings 1655-1867</b> <BR>(The Paul Mellon collection)

British Sporting and Animal Paintings 1655-1867
(The Paul Mellon collection)

By: Egerton, Judy

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Tate Publishing: 1978

Seller ID: 010501

ISBN: 0905005511

Condition: Near Fine


The foundation of the Paul Mellon Collection of Sporting Prints was undoubtedly the collection made by the late Duke of Gloucester. In the 25 years since its acquisition, subsequent additions have almost doubled its size and it now includes choice items from previous collections which have been dispersed. Illustrated with 160full page plates of which 43 are in colour. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket is in a new clear pr... View more info

Image for <b>The Heart of the Hunter. The True and Exciting story of His Big Game Hunting on Three Continents.  </b>

The Heart of the Hunter. The True and Exciting story of His Big Game Hunting on Three Continents.

By: Marshall, Edison

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller Ltd,: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007120

Condition: Very Good


First Edition - First Printing. The personal memoir of one of the world's most popular novelists and storytellers. "A racy and readable account of big game hunting and travel in Africa, North America, and India. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. A decorative piece of tape was placed over copyright, leaving a residue. Decorated end-pages. Dust Jacket is price-clipped in a protective Mylar sleeve. 286 pages. 8.75 i... View more info

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The Dictionary of British Equestrian Artists

By: Mitchell, Sally

Price: $95.00

Publisher: USA, ACC Art Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010704

ISBN: 0907462421

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 38 colour plates & 600 b&w illustrations. 870 artists from the early 17th century to the present day are listed 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

Condition: Very Good


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

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The Ultimate Guide to Blackpowder Hunting.

By: Raychard, Al

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Guilford, CT:, The Lyons Press,: 2001.

Seller ID: 004348

ISBN: 1585742201


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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Forty Years of Hunting

By: Robinson, Jimmy

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Jimmy Robinson: 1947

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010703

Condition: Good


Inscribed by the author to the Duke of Winsor with a warm greeting with reference to World War I. Bookplate from the Duke and Duchess Sothebys 1977 Auction. A collection of shooting and hunting stories from Annie Oakley to Fred Kimble. Much on duck, goose and elk hunting. 'Here in this book are displayed some of the elements that make America strong. The out-of-doors and its strength and its life and its peace are here. And throughout the book are boo... View more info

Image for <b>  The Life of a Fox Written by Himself</b>

The Life of a Fox Written by Himself

By: Smith, Thomas; Introduction by Lord Willoughby De Broke

Price: $49.95

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold & Co.: 1926

Seller ID: 010699

Condition: Very Good


A New Edition with coloured plates after H. Alken and Others 4to; 10.25 inches tall; 126 pages illustrated with colored and b/w plates. Publisher's red cloth with stamped titles in gilt and front emblem. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. A bit of sun-fading on the spine. No Dust Jacket. The Life of a Fox is a rather pretty conception and no more exhaustive account of fox life has ever appeared before or ... View more info

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British Sporting and Animal Prints 1658-1874

By: Snelgrove, Dudley

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale Center for British Art: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010500

ISBN: 0905005546

Condition: Near Fine


The foundation of the Paul Mellon Collection of Sporting Prints was undoubtedly the collection made by the late Duke of Gloucester. In the 25 years since its acquisition, subsequent additions have almost doubled its size and it now includes choice items from previous collections which have been dispersed. Illustrated with 114 full-page plates of which 25 are in colour. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket is in a new clea... 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

Condition: Very Good


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>Jorrock's Jaunts and Jollities. The Hunting, Shooting, Racing, Driving, Sailing, Eccentric and Extravagant Exploits of that renowned Sporting Citizen  </b><br>[Colored Illustrations by Henry Alken]

Jorrock's Jaunts and Jollities. The Hunting, Shooting, Racing, Driving, Sailing, Eccentric and Extravagant Exploits of that renowned Sporting Citizen
[Colored Illustrations by Henry Alken]

By: Surtees, Robert Smith

Price: $295.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons: 1869

Seller ID: 010440

Condition: Near Fine


Jorrocks, the sporting cockney grocer, with his vulgarity and good-natured artfulness, was a great success with the public, these stories originally published in the New Sporting Magazine. ----------- The Bumpus Bookshop of Oxford Street, London enjoyed a reputation for handsome bindings in classical styles from its foundation in 1780 until the 20th century. In fact, the 'bindery' never produced a single binding, instead of outsourcing to the likes of Rivière, and S... View more info

Image for <b> Illuminated Manuscripts Medieval Hunting Scenes </b> (The Hunting Book by Gaston Phoebus)

Illuminated Manuscripts Medieval Hunting Scenes (The Hunting Book by Gaston Phoebus)

By: Text by Gabriel Bise after Gaston Phoiebus; Translated by J. Peter Tallon

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Spain, Miller Graphics: 1978

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010531

Condition: Very Good


A lovely produced book on the various methods of hunting in the 14th century France lavishly illustrated with excellent reproductions.The bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. The only noticeable flaw is minimal age-spotting on the boards and reverse of dust jacket. 4to; 28 cm; 11 inches tall; 108 pages, fully illustrated in full color. View more info