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A CORPORAL OF RIFLEMEN - CAPTAIN HENRY BEAUFOY Scloppetaria Or Considerations On The Nature And Use Of Rifled Barrell Guns

1808. 1st Edn. T E Gerton. XXIV 251 + 6 pages. errata, engraved frontis of rifleman shooting, 9 other plates and 3 target plates, some foxing to plates, contemporary presentation inscription on FEP from Lord Berwick to Thomas Turner also later ownership signature of Thomas Turner to upper blank margin of contents papge, bound in contemporary 1/2 black calf, rubbing to head and tail of spine and corners. The author gives details of the advantages of the rifled barrell, theory of spiral motion powder, construction of the rifle, the lock sights, the bullet etc., A scarce and important title in the development of rifles. Riling 350.
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A PRACTICAL ANGLER The Angler's Almanac And Pocket Book For 1855. Being A Handbook And Guide To The Principal Rivers, Lakes And Fisheries In Great Britain, Ireland And Scotland And Containing All The Information Required For Sportsmen For The Year

1855. G Cox. 106 pages. frontis and 13 full page plates from woodcuts, original printed paper wraps repair to spine with document tape. 3" 7.5cm split to paper along spine near lower edge. the rear flap is an advert for Thomas Weightman Atkinson, Tackle Dealer, a flimsy title and quite scarce especially in original paper covers, there were 2 other issues for 1853, 1854 W/S 1854.
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ABBOTT C.G. The Home-Life Of The Osprey

1911. 1st Edn. 54 pages + 32 pages with 42 mounted photographs, light spotting to end papers, publishers green cloth, gilt title to upper cover.
£25 Add to basket
ACTON C.R. Sport And Sportsmen Of The New Forest

1936. 1st Edn,. Heath Cranton Ltd. 190 pages, illus by Eric Meade-King, damage to FEP where name removal has caused loss 3cm x 1cm. Blue cloth, title in black, mostly hunting with hounds.
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ACTON J. An Essay On Shooting

1791. 2nd Edn. T.Cadell, London. 313 pages. including advert leaf, contemporary full calf binding, light rubbing to edges. The 2nd edition has extra material to the 1st, covering method of forging, boring and dressing gun barrels, causes for recoil, length of bore, remarks on gunpowder shot, wading, instructions for the art of shooting, training pointers etc. Riling 311 "The whole work is little more than a translation of Marolles work." Chute 004, Schwerdt does not mention the 2nd edition
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ACTON J. An Essay On Shooting

1791. 2nd Edn. XXIX 313 pages. bound in circa 1860 continental style 1/2 leather marbled boards, spine relayed, vg clean copy. The 2nd edition has extra material to the 1st, covering method of forging, boring and dressing gun barrels, causes for recoil, length of bore, remarks on gunpowder shot, wading, instructions for the art of shooting, training pointers etc. Riling 311 "The whole work is little more than a translation of Marolles work." Chute 004, Schwerdt does not mention the 2nd edition
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ADAM W. Dales, Scenery, Fishing Streams, And Mines Of Derbyshire And Surrounding Counties

1861. 1st Edn. 173 pages. advs, 2 engraved plates, original blind stamped cloth, title to upper boards, covers marked and beginning to show signs of wear.
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ADAM W. Dales, Scenery, Fishing Streams, And Mines Of Derbyshire And Surrounding Counties

1861. 1st Edn. 173 pages. advs, 2 engraved plates, original blind stamped cloth, title to upper boards, some occasional foxing to contents, o/w vg.
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ADAMS Joseph Salmon and Trout Angling Its Theory and Practice On Southern Stream, Torrent River and Mountain Loch

n.d. circa 1920. XIV 287 pages. Illus. vg.
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ADAMS Joseph Salmon and Trout Angling Its Theory and Practice On Southern Stream, Torrent River and Mountain Loch

c.1920. 1st Edn. XIV + 287 pages. Illus. Some occasional foxing o/w vg.
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ADAMS W.A. Bores And Loads For Sporting Guns For British Game Shooting With Notes On The Choice Of A Gun And Powder And Shot

1894. 1st Edn. 24 pages. 12 pages sporting adverts, small 8vo., frontis illus, dark green cloth, gilt title to upper board, Riling 1319. Rare
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ADAMS W.A. Twenty Six Years Reminiscences Of Scotch Grouse Moors

nd circa 1970. facsimile reprint of the 1889 1st Edn. 114 pages. 32pp advs., illus, pictorial card covers, fine.
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ADAMSON W.A. The Enterprising Angler

1950. 1st Edn. Herbert Jenkins Ltd. 268 pages. illus, vg in dj. dj creased at bottom of spine, Much on Scotland and loch fishing.
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ADAMSON W.A. Lake and Loch Fishing For Salmon and Sea Trout

1961. 1st Edn. A and C Black. 174 pages. Illus, map EPs, vg in dj.
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ADE Robin The Trout And Salmon Handbook

1989. 1st Edn. 122 pages. well illus in colour and black and white, fine in dj.
£12.00 Add to basket
ADMIRALTY B.R.224/45 The Gunnery Pocket Book

1945. The Admiralty SW1 Gunnery Branch. xiii 213 pages. 21 coloured folding plates + text illus, creasing to blank margin of some folding plates where standing proud from text block, some notes to text crossing out and underlining in ink, publishers blue cloth dust soiled, corners bumped, vg-. The folding plates extend to 55cm giving detailed cross section of the guns, ammunition, gunnery layout of a modern destroyer etc. This edition super cedes the Gunnery Pocket Book 1935, although titled a pocket book it measured 16x24cm!
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AFLALO F.C. Half a Century Of Sport In Hampshire, Being Extracts From The Shooting Journals Of James Edward Second Earl Of Malmesbury With A Prefatory Memoir By His Grandson The Fifth Earl

1905. 1st Edn. XXXVII 192 pages. advs, 13 full page illus, a partially unopened copy, some foxing to close page edges, publishers red cloth, gilt title to upper board, vg. Chute 011
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AFLALO F.C. Half a Century Of Sport In Hampshire, Being Extracts From The Shooting Journals Of James Edward Second Earl Of Malmesbury With A Prefatory Memoir By His Grandson The Fifth Earl

1905. 1st Edn. Country Life. XXXVII 192 pages. advs, 13 full page illus, small ownership stamp to FEP and half title, some darkening to publishers red cloth, gilt title to upper board, vg-. Chute 011
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AFLALO F.C. Half a Century Of Sport In Hampshire, Being Extracts From The Shooting Journals Of James Edward Second Earl Of Malmesbury With A Prefatory Memoir By His Grandson The Fifth Earl

1905. 1st Edn. XXXVII 192 pages. advs, 13 full page illus, a partially unopened copy, some foxing to close page edges, publishers red cloth, gilt title to upper board, vg. Chute 011
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AFLALO F.G. Fisherman's Weather By Upwards Of One Hundred Living Anglers

1906. 1st Edn. A C Black. XV 256 pages. illus with 8 colour plates by Charles Whymper, big game angling bookplate of Jack Reece to FEP, light rubbing to head of spine, decorated blue cloth, vg.
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AFLALO F.G. Sea And Coast Fishing With Special Reference To Calm Water Fishing In Inlets And Estuaries

1901. 1st Edn. 228 pages. TEG, adv leaf, illus, some foxing to EP's, blue cloth with title and fishing scene in black to upper boards, small circular paper label to spine, Manchester Angling Club.
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AFLALO F.G. Sunset Playgrounds Fishing Days and Others in California and Canada

1909. 1st Edn. Witherby. XII 251 pages. 35 b/w illus from photographs, long inscription to FEP, big game angling bookplate of Jack Reece to front paste down, light blue cloth some discolouration, mark to front cover.
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AFLALO F.G. Sunset Playgrounds Fishing Days and Others in California and Canada

1909. 1st Edn. XII 251 pages. 35 illus, vg.
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AFLALO F.G. Sunshine And Sport In Florida And The West Indies

nd Circa 1907. 2nd Edn. T Werner Laurie. XV 272 pages. TEG, 47 illus from photographs, partially unopened copy, big game angling bookplate of Jack Reece to front end paper. Publishers dark green cloth, title to upper board and spine in white with gilt design to upper board. US flag in gilt to head of spine. A very good clean copy of a book seldom found in good condition. A guide to the Englishman for a sporting holiday in Florida, Gulf of Mexico and the West Indies, much of the book is devoted to tarpon fishing, the first English edition?
£140.00 Add to basket
AITKEN Russell Barnett Great Game Animals

1969. 1st Edn,. 191 pages, 4to., finely illustrated from photographs many in colour with accompanying text, vg in dj.
£18 Add to basket
AKEHURST Richard Game Guns and Rifles from percussion to Hammerless Ejector in Britain

1969. 1st Edn,. X11 176. pages, Illus, vg in chipped dj.
£20 Add to basket
AKERMAN John Young Spring Tide, The Angler And His Friends

1850. 1st Edn. Richard Bentley. XV 192 pages. portrait frontis of an angler, frontis + 6 engraved plates, bookplate to front paste down recased in the publishers speckled cloth, spine lacking top 1/2" relayed, vg. A series of fishing scenes with illustrations of the West country dialect. Westwood Satchell 3.
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AKERMAN John Young Spring Tide, The Angler And His Friends

1853. 2nd Edn. Richard Bentley. XV 192 pages. 16pp adverts, portrait frontis of an angler, frontis + 6 engraved plates, ownership inscription to e/p, some foxing to plates, original cloth, rubbing to head and tail of spine edges. A series of fishing scenes with illustrations of the West country dialect. Westwood Satchell 3.
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AKROYD Charles H. A Veteran Sportsman's Diary

1926. 1st Edn. Robert Carruthers And Sons. Inverness. 337 pages. frontis portrait of Akroyd, illus, lge 8vo, Appendix game bags from 1862 to 1922-23, publishers blue cloth, gilt title to upper cover, light rubbing to head of spine, corners bumped. The author travels to the Northern Isles of Scotland, Canada, Iceland, Norway, Norfolk etc., shooting including wildfowling, snipe, woodcock, grouse, pheasant etc., He describes 61 shooting seasons also much on fishing in Ireland, Iceland etc. Chute 012.
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AKROYD Charles H. A Veteran Sportsman's Diary

1926. 1st Edn. Robert Carruthers And Sons. Inverness. 337 pages. frontis portrait of Akroyd, illus, lge 8vo, Appendix game bags from 1862 to 1922-23, amorial bookplates of the Duke of Portland and Henry Howard Guiness to FEP's, publishers blue cloth binding has a slight twist, gilt title to upper cover. The author travels to the Northern Isles of Scotland, Canada, Iceland, Norway, Norfolk etc., shooting including wildfowling, snipe, woodcock, grouse, pheasant etc., He describes 61 shooting seasons also much on fishing in Ireland, Iceland etc. Chute 012.
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ALCOCK Ian Stalking Deer In Great Britain

1993. 1st Edn. Swan Hill Press. Shrewsbury. 197 pages. illus by Diana E Brown, fine in dj.
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ALDERIN Tom Game Shooting the Natural Way

2006. 1st Edn. Stockholm. 191 pages. 4to., illus in colour from photographs by Max Brouwers, a fine copy in dj. A new way to look at game shooting.
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ALDRICH Bernard The Ever Rolling Stream

1984. 1st Edn. 165 pages. illus by Manuela Smith, vg+ in dj, Aldrich is the river keeper of the Broadlands Estate on the Test.
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ALDRICH Bernard The Ever Rolling Stream

1984. 1st Edn. 165 pages. illus by Manuela Smith, vg+ in dj, Aldrich is the river keeper of the Broadlands Estate on the Test.
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ALDRICH Bernard The Ever Rolling Stream

1984. 1st Edn. George Allen Unwin. 165 pages. illus by Manuela Smith, vg+ in dj, Aldrich is the river keeper of the Broadlands Estate on the Test.
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ALDRICH Bernard The Ever Rolling Stream

1984. 1st Edn. 165 pages. illus by Manuela Smith, River Test interest, fine in dj.Aldrich is the river keeper of the Broadlands Estate on the Test.
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ALEXANDER Boyd From The Niger To The Nile

1907. 2nd impression Edn. Edward Arnold. 2 vols. XV 358, XI 420 pages. full page and text illus, 3 folding maps, old repair to closed tear to verso of 1 map, publishers red cloth, gilt titles to upper covers, slight crease mark to rear boards Vol 1 o/w vg. The author mounted an expedition to reach Lake Chad via the river Ny-Ad Choo, hunting lion, elephant, rhino etc., Czech 3
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ALEXANDER MARTIN Fishing Tackle Of Quality

nd Ca 1936. 31st Edn. Glasgow. 100 pages. illus including colour plates of rods, flies etc. green paper covers with leaping fish in gold, angling resorts, map of Scotland to rear, some dust soiling.
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ALEXANDER R.D.T., MARTIN-LEAKE A. Some Signposts To Shikar

1932. 1st Edn. IX 127 pages. published for the Bengal Railway Magazine Calcutta, Large 8vo, illus throughout from photos of game animals, their tracks, contents clean, original red cloth, some water marks where colour of cloth has run, g+. A scarce title giving much information on guns, equipment, camps, tracking, footprints etc.
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ALEXANDER W.B. The Woodcock In The British Isles

nd circa 1939. 1st thus Edn. 143 pages. original printed card covers, a study on the woodcock based on a report on the Inquiry 1934-35 by W.B.Alexander, first appeared in a series of articles in the "IBIS"
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ALEXANDER W.B. The Woodcock In The British Isles

nd circa 1939. 1st thus Edn. 143 pages. original printed card covers, a study on the woodcock based on a report on the Inquiry 1934-35 by W.B.Alexander, first appeared in a series of articles in the "IBIS"
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ALKEN H., BARENGER J., MARSHALL J., DIGHTON B.illus The Sporting Repository containing Horse Racing, Hunting, Coursing, Shooting, Archery, Trotting and Tandem Matches, Cocking, Pedestrianism, Pugilism, Anecdotes on Sporting Subjects

1904. 1st thus Edn. Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co Ltd. X 478 pages. illus with 22 hand coloured plates, limited edition of 500 copies, publishers 2 tone green cloth, gilt vignette of horse and rider to upper board, light dust soiling to cloth. Sporting Repository was originally published as a magazine in 1822, and was important for its fine colour plates.
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ALKEN H., BARENGER J., MARSHALL J., DIGHTON B.illus The Sporting Repository containing Horse Racing, Hunting, Coursing, Shooting, Archery, Trotting and Tandem Matches, Cocking, Pedestrianism, Pugilism, Anecdotes on Sporting Subjects

1904. 1st thus Edn. Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co Ltd. IX 233 + VII 244 pages. 2 volumes bound as 1, 4to., TEG, 22 colour plates after Henry Alken, Barenger, Dighton, Benjamin Marshall. limited edition of 50 numbered copies on hand made paper. Armorial bookplate of R.N.H.Moore Stevens to front paste down, faint tide mark to top 1/3 of verso blank on FEP and first blank and lesser so to 1/2 title and top half of rear free end paper, bound in later not recent 1/2 dark blue morroco, cloth sided spine in 6 compartments with raised bands, sporting motifs to four compartments within gilt ruled borders, a fine binding. Sporting Repository was originally published as a magazine in 1822, and was important for its fine colour plates.
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ALLAN-SCOTT Lesley The English Setter

1989. 1st Edn. 254 pages. illus, fine in dj.
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ALLCOCK S.and Co Illustrations Of Fishing Rods, Hooks Tackle etc.,

1907. . Edn. Redditch. . pages. unpaginated 1st 27 pages show photos and drawings of the factory and tackle making with captions + 4 pages index. 59 pages of b/w illus of tackle and 2 colour plates of flies. Pasted to rear end paper advert from the fishing gazette + 4 similar loose cuttings. The top blank margin of the last page showing needles has 11cm x 2.5cm piece missing caused by being adhered to end blank, no loss to image only Allcocks running title. Front and rear hinge joints pulled but tight, the text block is stapled as issued, bound in the original red pebbled cloth, title in black to upper cover. A vg example of an early catalogue, the tackle well illustrated with several items to the page.
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ALLCOCKS Anglers Guide

nd circa 1957. Redditch. 128 pages. illus includes 8 colour plates of flies to inner cover, dark green card cover with a lighter green insert, light rubbing. this issue contains the new range of big game tackle.
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ALLCOCKS Anglers Guide

nd circa 1959. Redditch. 127+ pages112 pages. b/w plates + colour plate, big game angling bookplate for Jack Reece to verso of front cover, pictorial card cover showing rising carp.
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ALLCOCKS Anglers Guide And Abridged List Of Fishing Tackle

nd Circa 1935. Redditch. XXII 145 pages. illus throughout, staple rust mark to a few pages. Original card covers printed in colour with leaping fish, white background, title in red, some fox spotting, chipping to head and tail of spine.
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ALLCOCKS Anglers Guide And Abridged List Of Fishing Tackle

1937-38. 219 pages. illus 3 in colour, big game angling bookplate of Jack Reece to verso of front cover, vg in original blue card covers. Apart from the catalogue of tackle there are articles on fishing technique etc.
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ALLCOCKS Anglers Guide And Abridged List Of Fishing Tackle

1937-38. 219 pages. illus 3 in colour, original blue card covers, some chipping to edges, apart from the catalogue of tackle there are articles on fishing technique etc.
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ALLCOCKS The Duplex Light Casting Reel Model No 3 and 3B

nd circa 1939. 16 pages. illus, the first 8 pages deal with the reel and its use, the last 8 pages are a list of equipment for the use with the Duplex, card covers, vg.
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ALLCOCKS Illustrated Fish Hook Catalogue No.38

nd Ca 1950. Redditch. 32 pages. landscape 8vo., illus, the type of hooks and sizes also illus of "the room where hooks are bent"
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ALLEN Major W.G.B. Pistols, Rifles And Machine Guns, A Straightforward Explanation Of Their Mechanism, Construction, And Role In Battle

1953. 1st Edn. XIII 178 pages. illus, vg in dj.
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ALLEN Major W.G.B. Pistols, Rifles And Machine Guns, A Straightforward Explanation Of Their Mechanism, Construction, And Role In Battle

1953. 1st Edn. English Universities Press Ltd. XIII 178 pages. illus, vg in dj.
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ALLEN Mark Falconry In Arabia

1980. 1st Edn. Orbis. 142 pages. illus with photos and 9 colour plates by Mary Clare Critchley Salmonson, forward by Wifred Thesiger, a fine copy in likewise dj, signed on title page by the artist.
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ALMEIDA A.de Jaguar Hunting In The Mato Grosso

1976. 1st Edn. Stanwell Press. 194 pages. numerous illus from photographs, pictorial card covers, a vg+ copy. An extremely rare title published by Dimitri Papqlios after a bet with the author to swim across a river full of piranhas. Almedida was one of the great big game hunters of South America hunting record jaguars.
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ALPHERAKY Sergius The Geese of Europe And Asia Being Descriptions Of Most Of The Old World Specimans

1905. 1st English Edn,. Rowland Ward Ltd. 4 pages, coloured frontis by Dr P.P. Sushkin and 24 colour plates by F.W. Frohawk, a very clean copy with no foxing which is often found with this title, publishers green cloth clean and bright, gilt ruling and title to upper board, 1st published in 1904 in Russia
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AL-TIMIMI Faris A. Falcons And Falconry In Qatar

1987. 1st Edn. 172 pages. 4to, 266 colour illus from photographs, damp mark on verso and 1/2 title verso on last blank and opposite blank. No marking to text, cover or dj.
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AMATEUR ANGLER E.M.Marston An Amateurs Anglers Days In Dovedale July 24th - August 14th 1884 to which is now added Dovedale revisited 1902

1910. Phoenix Edn. Sampson, Low, Marston and Company Ltd. XVI 154 pages. 4pp adverts, portrait frontis of Marsden + 12 other full page plates, publishers 1/4 white cloth over green cloth boards, gilt phoenix vignette to upper cover, vg. Marston in his preface to this edition that he has slightly revised Days In Dovedale and added the first 52 pages of Dovedale Revisited and calls it "The Phoenix Edition". The binding differs to that mentioned in Hampton's revised bibliography.
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AMATEUR ANGLER E.M.Marston An Old Man's Holiday

1900. 1st Edn. Sampson Low Marston and Co. XII 140 pages. 4pp adverts, 16 plates, inscription to FEP, foxing to contents quite heavy to first few pages, big game angling bookplate of Jack Reece to front paste down, bound in the green pictorial cloth with angling scene in white and black to upper board, some rubbing and loss to the white.
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AMATEUR ANGLER E.M.Marston An Old Man's Holiday

1900. 1st Edn. Sampson Low Marston and Co. XII 140 pages. 4pp adverts, 16 plates, foxing to contents quite heavy to first few pages, big game angling bookplate of Jack Reece to front paste down, hinge paper cracking but still a tight copy in the green pictorial cloth with angling scene in white and black to upper board, head and tail of spine chipped.
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AMATEUR ANGLER E.M.Marston Days In Clover

1892. 1st Edn. 120 pages. TEG, advs, 12mo., full page illus, spotting to EP's, vg.
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AMATEUR ANGLER E.M.Marston Days In Clover

1892. 1st Edn. Samson, Low, Marston and Company. VIII 120 pages. 34pp advs, 12mo., frontis + 5 plates from photographs, publishers white parchment spine over floral paper covered boards, dust soiling to spine light rubbing to edge, presentation inscription to "Mr. W Watts with E Marston’s kind regards" to FEP, this binding not noted in Hampton revised 194.
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AMATEUR ANGLER E.M.Marston Days In Clover

1892. 1st Edn. Samson, Low, Marston and Company. 120 pages. AEG, 30pp advs, 12mo., publishers green pebbled cloth, gilt title to upper board, a fine copy.
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AMATEUR ANGLER E.M.Marston Days In Clover

1892. 1st Edn. Sampson, Low, Marston and Co. VIII 120 pages. full page illus, large paper edition limited to 250 copies, numbered and initialled, vg copy; white card covers with printed glassine wrapper, chipped on corners and loss on spine.
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AMATEUR ANGLER E.M.Marston Days In Clover

1892. 1st Edn. Samson, Low, Marston and Company. 120 pages. 30pp advs, 12mo., publishers printed paper covers showing angling scene and title to upper cover, 1 corner creased, vg-.
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AMATEUR ANGLER E.M.Marston Days In Clover

1892. 1st Edn. 120 pages. illus, large paper edition limited to 250 copies, numbered and initialled, vg+ copy; white card covers with glassine cover, chipped on corners and loss on spine.
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AMATEUR ANGLER E.M.Marston Dovedale Revisited And Other Holiday Sketches

1902. Sampson, Low, Marston and Co Ltd. XIV 130 pages. TEG, 16 full page plates no text illus, spotting to contents, green cloth with gilt title and vignette to upper boards, vg.
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AMATEUR ANGLER E.M.Marston Dovedale Revisited And Other Holiday Sketches

1902. Sampson, Low, Marston and Co Ltd. XIV 130 pages. 16 full page plates no text illus, spotting to contents, green cloth with gilt title and vignette to upper boards, vg.
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AMATEUR ANGLER E.M.Marston Fresh Woods And Pastures Green

1887. 1st Edn. Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington. X 136 pages. AEG, 12mo., 6pp adverts, publishers pebbled cloth, gilt title to upper board apart from a little spotting to verso of blank end paper. A near fine copy, fishing on the Teme and Lugg, mayfly fishing etc.
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AMATEUR ANGLER E.M.Marston On A Sunshine Holyday

1897. 1st Edn. VIII 140 pages. 16 full page plates on India paper, this edition limited to 250 numbered copies on hand made paper, original 1/4 vellum covers.
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AMATEUR ANGLER E.M.Marston On A Sunshine Holyday

1897. 1st Edn. Sampson, Low, Marston and Co. VIII 140 pages. 16 full page plates on India paper, presentation inscription on FEP "W J Kingdom from the Amateur Angler EM Jan 1898", angling bookplate of E.W.E.Sippall to front paste down, this edition limited to 250 numbered copies on hand made paper, numbered and initialed, original 1/4 parchment covers, green cloth parchment dust soiled.
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AMATEUR ANGLER E.M.Marston On A Sunshine Holyday

1897. 1st Edn. Sampson, Low, Marston and Co. VIII 140 pages. adverts, AEG, 12mo., 16 full page plates on India paper, green cloth, gilt title to upper board, vg.
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AMATEUR ANGLER E.M.Marston On A Sunshine Holyday

1897. 1st Edn. Sampson, Low, Marston and Co. VIII 140 pages. 16 full page plates on India paper, lacks FEP, this edition limited to 250 numbered copies on hand made paper, numbered and initialed, original 1/4 parchment covers, parchment mottled, g+.
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American Falconers Club American Falconers Club Journal

. revised. Falcon Head Press Ltd. Golde, Colorado. XVI 463, bw illus from photographs, drawings etc., diagrams, brown simulated leather binding, gilt title and falcon vignette to upper cover. Swift 178.02
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AMPHLETT F.H. Everybody's Book On Angling

nd 1905. 1st Edn. W.R.Russell and Co. 169 pages. 12mo, + game diary advert, text illus throughout. Original printed green cloth boards, front board as title page, a small book with 8 chapters on coarse fishing, 1 on game fishing, and details of tackle, Thames angling described, hints on fishing the Broads and rivers of Norfolk and Suffolk, scarce.
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AMPHLETT F.H. The Thames: Where To Fish, And How With Illustrations And Particulars Of Over 250 Principal Swims

nd circa 1906. 126 pages. advs, loose errata slip, chapter head illus from photos, pictorial green card covers, spine repair with matching card to upper 1 1/2 inch split on lower edge of spine o/w a vg copy of what is a fragile book often lacking the card covers, scarce.
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AN EX-PRESIDENT OF THE KINROSS-SHIRE FISHING CLUB The Lochleven Angler

1874. 1st Edn. George Barnet. Kinross. VI 144 pages. coloured frontis of Loch Leven from Kinross house pier, text illus, large folding map, spotting to first and last few pages, front hinge paper cracked but a tight copy, blue cloth with angling scene in black to upper board duplicated on rear with blind stamp, rubbing to head and tail of spine and wear to spine edges.
£70.00 Add to basket
AN OLD STALKER Days On The Hill

1926. 1st Edn. XIV 262 pages. illus, introduction by Eric Parker, illus from photographs, vg.
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AN OLD STALKER Days On The Hill

1926. 1st Edn. XV 262 pages. illus from photographs + sketch map, foxing to closed page edges, vg.
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AN OLD STALKER Days On The Hill

1926. 1st Edn. Nisbet. XIV 262 pages. illus from photographs, introduction by Eric Parker, foxing to contents, wear to head of spine, original cloth, vg-.
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ANDERSON Andrew A. Twenty Five Years In A Wagon, Sport And Travel In South Africa

1888. 1st single volume Edn. London Chapman And Hall. XII,423 pages. 40pp advs, 14 full page plates + folding map, bookplate to front paste down, publishers green cloth, light rubbing to edges, corners rubbed and bumped, some occasional marking to cloth overall a good+ tight copy. Numerous sporting encounters with lion, leopard, giraffe and buffalo + plains game. Czech 6.
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ANDERSON Kenneth Tales From the Indian Jungle

1970. 1st Edn. 204 pages. Illus, vg+ in dj.
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ANDERSON Major G.H.Andy African Safaris

nd 1946. 1st Edn. Nakura Press. Nairobi. XVI 173 pages. small 4to., full page illus throughout, original green cloth, light wear to top of spine small discolouration mark to cloth lower front edge but overall a vg copy of a scarce title. Anderson was one of the founders of the East African Hunters Assoc. recalls numerous elephant hunting adventures, a trek with James Sutherland, also covers lion and leopard hunting. Czech 4.5 "quite a scarce work" .
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ANDERSSON Charles John Lake Ngami or Explorations and Discoveries During Four Years Wanderings In The Wilds Of South Western Africa

1856. 1st Edn. Hurst and Blackett. XVIII 546 pages. 16 full page tinted plates by J Woolfe, text illus from woodcuts, large folding map, 4 plates lightly water stained, frontis strengthened on inner margin where card cracked, recased and rebacked with spine relayed in the publishers blind stamped cloth, gilt hippo vignette to upper board, rhino vignette to rear cloth faded. A narrative of 2 expeditions accompanied by Francis Galton to the Ovampo Country and the other he travelled by himself to Lake Ngami, the courage and endurance of the explorers was remarkable, few if any books give so full and complete account of Namapualand Damerland and the Ovampo Country Mendelssohn Vol. I p 44, Czech 5 an important work on African hunting in the 19th century.
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ANDERTON John Lavincourt A.J.L. The River Dove With Some Quiet Thoughts On The Happy Practice Of Angling

1847. 1st ordinary Edn. William Pickery. IV 296 pages. AEG, publishers gilt ruled cloth, vg. The 1st edition was printed for private circulation in 1845 and limited to 25 copies. This book is a colloquy between an angler and a painter and occasionally their host, the scene is in Derbyshire in the footsteps of Charles Cotton.
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ANGLER The Young Anglers' Companion Giving A Description Of All Different Methods of Angling, The Best baits And Tackle, As Well As The Times And Seasons For Using Them etc etc

nd Circa 1830. 1st Edn. James March. 26 pages. hand coloured frontis of perch fishing, coloured vignette of salmon to title page with illus within text, publishers yellow printed paper wraps dust soiled, spine rubbed but a tight copy of a fragile booklet and scarce in the original state. Westwood Satchell 14
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ANGLERS' EVENING Anglers' Evening Papers By Members of the Manchester Anglers Assoc. Second Series

1882. 1st Edn. Manchester, London. VIII 283 pages. full page and text illus, Large Paper Edition, original cloth decorated in gilt and black, small neat circular paper label to spine re Manchester Anglers Assoc. some dust soiling to cloth. There is no indication how many copies were produced as large paper and whether the other 2 in the series were also produced in large paper; I have been unable to find any reference to a large paper edition.
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ANGLO Sydney The Martial Arts Of Renaissance Europe

2000. 1st Edn. Yale University Press. XII 384 pages. small 4to., illus in colour and b/w, fine in dj. A complete study from the early 15th century to the late 17th century. A full account of the social implications of one to one combat training.
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ANNESLEY Patrick compiled Hardy's Book Of Fishing

1975. reprint Edn. Heinemann. 304 pages. small 4to., illus, vg in dj.
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ANON. An Essay Of Shooting

1975. reprint Edn. The Richmond Publishing Co Ltd. Richmond Surrey. V+IX+306+4 pages. blue cloth, facsimile reprint of the 1789 Dublin edition, new introduction by W S Curtis.
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ANON. An Essay Of Shooting

1975. reprint Edn. The Richmond Publishing Co Ltd. Richmond Surrey. V+IX+306+4 pages. blue cloth, facsimile reprint of the 1789 Dublin edition, new introduction by W S Curtis.
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ANON. The Angler's Companion Being a Description Of Where To Find Fish And How To Fish, The Various Swims In The Horse And Groom, Lea Bridge And White House

circa 1838. 2nd Edn. J Allen. 36 pages. woodcut frontis showing the fishery, folding map of the waters, woodcut vignette to title page and in text, original pink printed card covers, upper cover as title page, light dust soiling. The 1st edition appeared under The Anglers Companion And Guide To The White Horse Fishery Describing The principle Swims, the Best Tackle Methods And Baits And The Haunts For Jack And Pike Circa 1835, all editions are hard to find particularly with the paper wraps. The 3 Simpson copies: the imprint had a pasted slip onto the title page and wrapper for W and T Piper over the J Allen imprint. 1 copy listed at the British library with W and T Piper imprint. W/S p7.
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ANON. The Angler's Companion Being a Description Of Where To Fish And How To Fish, The Various Swims In The Horse And Groom, Lea Bridge And White House

circa 1838. 2nd Edn. W and T Piper. 36 pages. woodcut frontis showing the fishery, folding map of the waters, woodcut vignette to title page and in text, bound in recent pink covered boards, leather title label to spine. The original pink printed paper wraps bound in, a very good copy. The 1st edition appeared under The Anglers Companion And Guide To The White Horse Fishery Describing The principle Swims, the Best Tackle Methods And Baits And The Haunts For Jack And Pike Circa 1835, all editions are hard to find particularly with the paper wraps. W/S p7.
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ANON. The Anglers Guide Containing Easy Instructions For The Youthful Beginning With Several Observations on Fishing Pointing Out The Proper Times And Seasons For The Differant Kinds Of Fish By A Lover Of The Art

1828. 1st thus Edn. Joseph Smith. V 136 pages. 12mo, engraved frontis of fish, cropped contents dust soiled, original printed paper covered boards dust soiled, chipping to corners, lacking paper spine but a tight copy, loose bookplate of W Keith Rollo and another for T Spence, Edinburgh, a scarce title, first published as The Gentleman's Angler 1726 Westwood 8
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ANON. The Anglers Guide Containing Easy Instructions For The Youthful Beginning With Several Observations on Fishing Pointing Out The Proper Times And Seasons For The Differant Kinds Of Fish By A Lover Of The Art

1828. 1st thus Edn. V 136 pages. 12mo, engraved frontis of fish, some spotting to contents, old repair to fore edge margin of one page, repair age yellowing just obscuring some letters, later 1/2 calf, a scarce title, first published as The Gentleman's Angler 1726 Westwood 8
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ANON. The Anglers Notebook And Naturalist Record, A Repertory Of Fact, Inquiry And Discussions On Field Sports And Subjects Of Natural History. The Green Series Complete, also Series II the Anglers Notebook etc. the Yellow Series

18801888. William Satchell and Co. 2 vols. 192 188 pages. 6 woodcut illus to Series I, frontis + other plates to Series II, bookplate to front paste down, matching publishers green cloth, gilt title to upper boards, river vignette in black within borders to each volume, apart from slight foxing a vg+ set, the cloth is clean and bright, free of defects. W/S II 239
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ANON. The Angler's Pocket Book or Compleat English Angler Containing All That is Necessary to be Known as the Art Also Nobbs's Celebrated Treatise on the Art of Trolling with an Appendix in which are Improvements and Discoveries Never Before Published

1805. 3rd Edn. 148 pages. 12mo. lacks engraved frontis, original 1/2 leather calf binding rubbed, front hinge tender, g, scarce.
£140.00 Add to basket
ANON. The Book Of Fishes

1835. 2nd Edn. VIII 160 pages. 8pp advs, 12mo, frontis illus with text illus, later 19th century cloth vg, book aimed at the young but contains 14 page section on the art of angling.
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ANON. the Boys Own Jolly Angling Book Showing Tackle And Baits Required

nd Circa 1870. no publisher given. unpaginated, 16 pages, woodcut illustrations in text, light blue paper wraps, title and fishing vignettes to upper flap, advert for A Carter and Co, fishing, rods and tackle manufacturers to rear. A vg+ copy, the first two pages are a guide to the rivers, ponds and canals in the vicinity of London.
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ANON. The Complete Angler With Full Instructions How When And Where To take The Best Kinds Of Fish; the Proper Tackle And Baits Required To Which Is Added A Guide To Bottom Fishing etc....

C1855. 1st Edn. G Purkess. 36 pages. 12mo., woodcut frontis torn and relayed at one corner, old repair lower corner margin small loss + woodcuts with text. Printed brick red paper covers, dust soiled some surface rubbing. WS 12 notes the same title published by H Elliot but does not have the last leaf, laws relating to angling, a copy with Thomas Satchell and J C Lynn bookplate with Purkess published in blue wraps sold at auction 2005.
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ANON. The Complete Vermin-Killer: A Valuable And Useful Companion For Families In Town And Country: Containing Fafe And Quick Methods Of Destroying Bugs, Lice, Fleas, Rats, Mice, Moles, Weasels, Caterpillars, Frogs, Pismires, Snails, Flies, Moths, Earwigs, Wasps, Pole-Cats, Badgers, Foxes, Otters And Fish And Birds Of All Kinds etc etc. To Which Are Added Useful Family Receipts, For The Preparation Of Medicines, For The Cure Of Common Disorders .........

1777. 4th with considerable additions Edn. Fielding and Walker. 87 pages. some spotting to title, bound in later 1/4 dark red morroco, marbled sides. E.S.T.C. lists only the 3rd and 4th editions. A comprehensive guide giving details of various baits including quick lime, fish baits etc etc.
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ANON. Drill And Rifle Instruction For The Corps Of Rifle Volunteers By 0The Authority Of The Secretary Of State For War

1869. 6th Edn. 111, 68 pages. 9 plates folding musketry drill and practice, original blind stamped cloth. In the preface the author is credited with following Sir Charles Napier's advice in his "letters on the defence of England" and he strongly recommends all volunteers to follow that advice, "Do not let any one persuade you to learn more," not in Riling.
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ANON. East African Wildlife Journal

1963, 64, 65. 3 vols. 131, 175, 137 pages. small 4to., illus, map diagrams, green cloth, gilt on Vol. II a little dull, The first 3 volumes in the series.
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ANON. the Elephant Masters Of Po Oo, A Celebration Of Men And Elephants

1994. 1994 Edn. 5 + 32 pages. 4to., 18 pages of photographs, pictorial paper covers, ring binding, a proposal for a TV documentary, giving background information, vg.
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ANON. The German Shorthaired Pointer

1950. 1st thus Edn. Delingers. Maryland, USA. 46 pages. illus, printed card covers, vg. Translated from the German and published by demand "has caused us to publish this small pamphlet on the breed immediately, while a more extensive work is in progress"
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ANON. The Hoghunters' Annual

1930. The Times Of India Press. Bombay. Vol III. XXVIII 162 pages. 4to., advs, colour plates + b/w illus from photographs and drawings some by Snaffle, pictorial card covers, vg.
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ANON. The Hoghunters' Annual

1932. Bombay. Vol.V. 170 pages. 4to., Xpp of adverts, illus coloured frontis, b/w illus from photographs and drawings, pictorial card covers rubbing to head and tail of spine.
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ANON. The Hoghunter's Annual

1936. The Times Of India Press. Bombay. Vol. IX, 152 pages, adverts, 4to., illus in colour and black and white from photos and drawings, pictorial card covers. Includes chapters on hunting the ovis ammon, big game shooting near jubbulphore and much on pig sticking.
£95 Add to basket
ANON. The Hoghunter's Annual

1939. The Times Of India Press. Bombay. Vol. XII. 76 pages. 4to., adverts, full page and text illus from photographs and drawings including 1 colour plate, pictorial card covers. The later edition of the annual is quite scarce, this is the last in the series. The British Library notes 12 volumes.
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ANON. The Knife And Its History Written On the Occasion of the 100th anniversary of VICTORNOX

1984. 1st Edn. Switzerland. 160+ pages. 4to., colour and black and white illus, a vg copy. The makers of "the Swiss army knife" signed on the FEP by the directors? and loose presentation slip.
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ANON. The North Country Angler or The Art of Angling as Practiced in the Northern Counties of England

1817. 4th with additions Edn. Longman Hurst Reese Orme & Brown. 89 pages. Adv leaf, uncut, 2 ownership plates to front paste down, Thos Stanford, H.W.Stanford, cracking to inner hinge paper but a tight copy, original printed paper covered boards rubbed on edges and dust soiling not recent velum spine.
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ANON. The North Country Angler or The Art of Angling as Practised in the Northern Counties of England

1817. 4th with additions Edn. 89 pages. engraved vignette to title page in contemporary 1/2 calf marbled boards, vg.
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ANON. The North Country Angler or The Art of Angling as Practised in the Northern Counties of England

1817. 4th with additions Edn. 89 pages. Adv leaf, some spotting to last few pages, original printed paper covers, boards dust soiled, later matching spine.
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ANON. The North Country Angler or The Art of Angling as Practised in the Northern Counties of England

1817. 4th with additions Edn. IV 89 pages. Adv leaf, title page expertly re-hinged, apart from light spotting, a vg copy in a fine 1/2 leather binding (not recent) by Sotherans with fishing motifs to spine compartments. Westwood 13 "ought to have been called the North Country Poacher says Chatto"
£285.00 Add to basket
ANON. Operator's Manual M16A1 Rifle

1977. Washington USA. 56 pages. oblong 8vo., well illus, pictorial card covers worn on spine, dust soiled.
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ANON. Routledges's Handbook Of Fishing

1867. 1st Edn. IV 59 pages. text illus, pict paper covered card covers rubbed, new matching spine, mark on rear board, some soiling to contents, g+.
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ANON. Sniping, Scouting And Patrolling. A Textbook For Instructors And Students

nd circa 1940. Gale Bolden Ltd. Aldershot. VIII 131 pages. illustrated with photographs and drawings, red cloth, title in black, a vg copy of a scarce title. Only 3 copies located, 2 in the British Library and 1 at Birmingham. The book details the qualities needed to be a sniper, sniper in attack and defence, sniping post decoys, the telescopic siting squirt guns etc.
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ANON. Sportsman's Dictionary: or the Country Gentleman's Companion In All Rural Recreations With Full And Particular Instructions For Hawking, Hunting, Fowling, Setting, Fishing, Racing, Riding, Cocking etc

1735. 1st Edn. C Hitch. 2 volumes, Volume I. B - Z8 AA - CC Volume II. CC - AA2008 pages, unpaginated, frontis in 13 compartments + 24 other plates including 18 folding showing nets, engines and traps plus plate of fish, professional paper repair to closed tear to the hunting notes folding plate, bookplate of Maxine and Joel Spitz, Glencoe, Illinois. Bound in full calf leather using early boards with later spine, leather on spine in contrasting colour to the boards. Spine in 6 compartments with title and volume number with gilt sporting motifs, within leaf corner pieces and rule boarders, head of spine lightly rubbed. An attractive binding of the scarce 1st edition. This compilation of all sporting matters includes shooting, flying is plagerised from Blome 1686. The folwing piece from Markham 1621. Chute 597-598, Schwerdt Vol 2 221, WS 200
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ANON. Sportsman's Dictionary: or the Country Gentleman's Companion In All Rural Recreations With Full And Particular Instructions For Hawking, Hunting, Fowling, Setting, Fishing, Racing, Riding, Cocking etc

1744. 2nd Edn. J.Osborn. Volume I. B - Z8 AA - CC Volume II. CC - AAA8 pages. unpaginated, second edition in 1 volume, frontis in 13 compartments + 24 other plates including 18 folding showing nets, engines and traps plus plate of fish and folding plate of hunting notes. Age browning to contents, small oval bookplate of Alan Jarvis to front paste down, recased using the original full leather boards, new matching leather spine. A vg copy often found with the folding plates damaged. Schwerdt Vol 2 221-222, Chute 597-598, WS 200
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ANON. The Theory Of Rifle Fire With Its Practical Application With Useful Information On The P.'17 Rifle, Specially Written For Home Guard Instructors, Fire Unit Commanders, The Individual Marksman

1941. 1st Edn. Gale Polden. Aldershot. 40 pages. text drawings, folding plate, printed card covers, vg. Includes sights, shooting, penetration speed of bullet etc, also instruction on the P.'17 rifle, quite scarce only 2 copies located in the British Library.
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ANON. The Young Angler Naturalist And Pigeon And Rabbit Fancier With Hints As To The Management Of Silk worms, The Aquarium Etc

n/d circa 1860. 1st Edn. 124 pages. frontis and text illus, some browning to contents, lacks rear EP, inscription on FEP, original blind stamped cloth with gilt title and decoration to upper board, head and tail of spine rubbed, cloth darkened to outer edges, g+. A cheaply produced title, and often found in poor condition.
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ANON. COMPILED BY POUND DUDLEY Shooting In The Mediterranean

C1930. 85 pages. privately printed, 4to., Printed by the Chief of Staff of HM Mediterranean Fleet for officers of the fleet, notes on the various game available, how and where to find it, the areas covered are Western Mediterranean, Adriatic and West Coast of Greece, the Aegean Eastern Mediterranean Sea of Marmora and Black Sea. The notes cover small game and big game including Ibex, wild pig, wild goats etc. partridge, quail, dove, the areas giving notes on town, station, game likely to be encountered, comments and what bags made or have been obtained ie Kavala "In September the local people organised a pig drive at which one pig was killed, no information as to whether it is any good to cook. Imbros "Best day 195 partridges and 15 various for 8 guns in the Valley of the Ridge. First published Circa 1926, this copy with circular stamp for the Commanding Officer HMS London 6 February 1930, note written beneath "compedia dated 7 Feb 1930 inserted". This appears to be pre publication
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ANON Tomas Bewick A Natural History Of Fishes Bound With A Natural History Of Reptiles, Serpents And Insects

Circa 1809. Alnwick. 36 + 36 pages. small 8vo., the 1st volume contains upwards of 40 woodcuts, the 2nd 34 with accompanying description, the 2 volumes are bound with the original paper covers in early 20th century 1/2 calf. A scarce Bewick item in vg condition and rare with the paper covers. the Natural History Of Fishes formed 1 of 7 chap books on natural history. In Hugo's bibliography of the Bewick Collection 284 297 "This set is extremely desirable to the Bewick collector as the fishes, reptiles and insects fill up a gap in Bewick's works"
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ANON W.Robertson Forest Sketches, Deer Stalking And Other Sports In The Highlands Fifty Years Ago

1865. 1st Edn. Edmoston and Douglas. XXXV 352 pages. engraved title and 4 engraved full page plates, recently bound in later but not recent 1/2 green morroco evenly faded on spine, marbled sides showing some rubbing to corners and edges.
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APPERLEY J.C Nimrod The Life Of A Sportsman

1842. 1st Edn. Rudolph Ackermann. VI (2) 402 pages, A.E.G. 36 hand coloured plates by Henry Alken of which 4 plates are on India paper mounted on thick paper, plate 33 2nd issue, contents clean and free of foxing, bound in full burgundy morroco by Riviere, triple gilt ruled border to boards, spine in 6 compartments, ornate gilt tooling within ruled borders inner internally gilt turn ins, light surface rubbing to spine edge. A vg copy of what is considered by many the premier coloured plate sporting book of the 19th century. (Tooley 65) Schwerdt I 36. .
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APPERLEY J.C[Nimrod] The Life Of A Sportsman

1914. reprint Edn. Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co Ltd. XI 400 pages. 36 colour plates, inscription on front paste down, green cloth with gilt fox vignette to upper board, vg. First published in 1842 "A half true half ficticous story descriptive of a country gentleman of large fortune and highly connected and his children’s and sporting ambitions. The plates are excellent showing various sporting pursuits.
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APPERLEY Nimrod C.J. Memories Of The Late John Mitton ESQ of Halston Shropshire With Notices Of His Hunting, Shooting, Driving, Racing

1837. 2nd with considerable additions Edn,. Rudolph Ackerman. IX+ 206 pages, 8pp adverts, AEG, 18 fine hand coloured plates by H. Alken and T.J.Rawlins. Some occasional spotting to blank margin of plates and text, bound in full dark green morroco by Zaehnsdorf, gilt ruled borders to boards, spine in 6 compartments, ornate gilt tooling with double ruled borders, inner tooled borders, original cloth cover boards bound in at rear. Schwerdt Vol 1 38-39 "The second which is more interesting than the first on the account of the increased number of plates". John Mytton a hard living hard drinking sportsman died at the age of 38 penniless. Chute 1st edition 022
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APPERLEY Nimrod C.J. Memories Of The Late John Mutton ESQ of Halston Shropshire With Notices Of His Hunting, Shooting, Driving, Racing

1837. 2nd with considerable additions Edn,. Rudolph Ackerman. IX+ 2064 pages, 8pp adverts, AEG, 18 fine hand coloured plates by H. Alken and T.J.Rawlins. 1 plate has slight chipping and dust soiling to very outer margin not effecting title or image. Recased in the publishers cloth with spine relayed, gilt title to upper board within an ornate sporting frame, vg. Schwerdt Vol 1 38-39 "The second which is more interesting than the first on the account of the increased number of plates". John Mytton a hard living hard drinking sportsman died at the age of 38 penniless. Chute 1st edition 022
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APPERLEY Nimrod C.J. Memories Of The Late John Mutton ESQ of Halston Shropshire With Notices Of His Hunting, Shooting, Driving, Racing

nd Circa 1900. reprint Edn. Keegan Paul. XXVI 234 pages. large 8vo., coloured frontis and 19 further coloured plates, publishers green cloth, gilt vignette to upper board, vg.
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APPLETON Douglas H. The Blood Hound Handbook Giving The History, Points And Breeding of the Show Dog, Section on Working and Trials

1960. 1st Edn. 130 pages. illus, very small mark from removal of label on spine, vg.
£15.00 Add to basket
APPLIN Arthur Philandering Angler

nd circa 1946. 1st Edn. Hurst and Blackett. 176 pages. full page scraperboard illus and chapter headings by BB, armorial bookplate to front paste down, dj chipped at head and tail of spine, some occasional spotting to dj.
£30.00 Add to basket
ARBERY Len The Complete Book Of River Fishing

1993. 1st Edn. David Charles. Newton Abbot. 167 pages. large 8vo., illus in colour and b/w, fine in dj. A well presented book.
£25.00 Add to basket
ARBERY Len In Pursuit Of Big Tench

1996. 1st Edn. Crowood. Marlborough. 192 pages. 4to., illus, fine in dj.
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ARBERY Len In Pursuit Of Big Tench

1996. 1st Edn. Crowood. Marlborough. 192 pages. 4to., illus, fine in dj.
£20.00 Add to basket
ARKELL-HARDWICK A. An Ivory Trader In North Kenya, The Record Of An Expedition Through Kikuyo To Galla-Land In east Africa With An Account Of The Rendili And Burkeneji Tribes

1903. 1st Edn. Longmans Green and Co. XVI 368 pages. frontis + 15 plates. large folding map, 1 plate has crease mark to blank, front margin 3cm closed tear to map and 8cm split along 1 fold, contents clean, publishers slate blue cloth, gilt native vignette to upper board, light rubbing to base of spine, cloth clean with no damage includes hunting buffalo, hippo, giraffe, rhino etc. Czech 9
£1150.00 Add to basket
ARMISTEAD J.J. An Angler's Paradise And How To Obtain It

1895. 2nd Edn. The Angler Ltd. Scarborough. XVI 304 pages. illus, some foxing to contents, spine evenly faded, vg-.
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ARMISTEAD J.J. An Angler's Paradise And How To Obtain It

1895. 2nd Edn. Scarborough. XVI 304 pages. illus, some foxing to contents, covers faded and marked. G+
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ARMISTEAD J.J. A Handy Guide To Fish Culture Or Fish Culture Being Specially Designed For The Use Of Amateurs And For Guidance In The Improvements of Fisheries

1897. 1st Edn. Scarborough. 190 pages. text illus, catalogue at end for fish, plants, apparatus etc. with prices, original covers, unevenly faded as often.
£20.00 Add to basket
ARMISTEAD Wilson H. Trout Waters Management and Angling

1908. 1st Edn. 208 pages. Map,Pictorial cover, some foxing to contents otherwise vg.
£12.00 Add to basket
ARMISTEAD Wilson H. Trout Waters Management and Angling

1908. 1st Edn. X 200 pages. Map, pictorial covers, vg-.
£12.00 Add to basket
ARMITAGE J.E.Single Shot Mystic Rites Of Match Angling

1945. 1st Edn. Northwich. 28 pages. cloth backed boards, vg, canal fishing, baits etc.
£35.00 Add to basket
ARMSTRONG James Wany Blossoms, A Book Of Song With A Brief Treatise On Fishing With The Fly, Worm, Minnow and Roe, Sketches of Border Life and Fox and Otter Hunting

1879. 2nd enlarged. Hexham. 172 pages. contempory name in ink on title, original green cloth with gilt fly to upper board, much on sport in the borders.
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ARMSTRONG Nevill A.D. Fieldcraft, Sniping and Intelligence

1940. Aldershot. XV 205 pages. full page and text illus including some ion colour, original red cloth, title in black, a near fine copy. A vg copy of a scarce title detailing all aspects of sniping and field craft, not in Riling
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ARMSTRONG Nevill A.D. Fieldcraft, Sniping and Intelligence

1940. Aldershot. XV 205 pages. full page and text illus including some in colour, original red cloth, title in black uneven fade marking to spine o/w a vg copy of a scarce title detailing all aspects of sniping and field craft, not in Riling
£145.00 Add to basket
ARMSTRONG Robin The Painted Stream A River Warden's Life

1985. 1st Edn. 157 pages. 4to., illus from paintings and drawings by the author, fine in dj. Dartmoor interest.
£12.00 Add to basket
ARMSTRONG Robin Split Cane And Sable, A Book Of Fish, Men & Nature

1988. 1st Edn. 145 pages. large 8vo., illus from the author's paintings and drawings, fine in dj.
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ARMSTRONG Robin Split Cane And Sable, A Book Of Fish, Men & Nature

1988. 1st Edn. 145 pages. large 8vo., illus from the author's paintings and drawings, fine in dj.
£18.00 Add to basket
ARMSTRONG Robin Under The Bridge

1991. 1st Edn. 143 pages. small 4to., finely illus in colour by the author, the author's last year as a bailiff on Dartmoor, fine in dj.
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ARMSTRONG Robin Under The Bridge

1991. 1st Edn. 143 pages. small 4to., illus many in colour by the author, fine in dj. The author's last year as a bailiff on Dartmoor.
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ARMSTRONG Robin Under The Bridge

1991. 1st Edn. 143 pages. small 4to., finely illus in colour by the author, the author's last year as a bailiff on Dartmoor, fine in dj.
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ARMY AND NAVY CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY LTD General Price List

1928-29. XVIII 1188 pages. 4to., illus throughout, pages browned as usual due to low grade paper, red cloth covers printed in black, vg. Although a comprehensive catalogue selling everything from tea to ovens!, there are 24 pages on guns and ammunition, 15 pages of shooting equipment and related items, traps, shooting trophies etc also small section on fishing tackles, knives etc.
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ARMY RIFLED GUNS Return, Continuing and Completing The Information Contained In The Return, Army, Rifled Guns, (Parliamentary Paper, No.380, of Session 1874) to the 1st day of January 1875

1875. 39 pages. large 4to., original stitched titled paper covers, shows table with description of guns, number serviceable costs, wear to complete gun tests and endurance projectiles etc. vg.
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ARNOLD E.C. A Bird Collectors Medley

1907. 1st Edn. West Newman and Co. 144 pages. small 4to., 20 plates, 12 being in colour from the author's paintings and drawings + text illus from photographs. Publishers blue cloth with gilt title to upper board, light rubbing to head and tail of spine. The author dedicated the book to "my brothers and those who have been shore shooting with me in Norfolk and elsewhere". Much on shooting in Norfolk also chapters on punting in Chichester harbour, the Old Decoy Eastbourne, unusual shots etc., also chapters on natural history. Not in Chute.
£120.00 Add to basket
ARNOLD Richard Automatic And Repeating Shotguns

1958. 1st Edn. 173 pages. illus vg in dj.
£12.00 Add to basket
ARNOLD Richard Automatic And Repeating Shotguns

1958. 1st Edn. 173 pages. illus, vg in worn dj
£11.00 Add to basket
ARNOLD Richard Automatic And Repeating Shotguns

1976. revised Edn. X 159 pages. illus, bookplate to verso of 1/2 title, vg in dj
£10.00 Add to basket
ARNOLD Richard Automatic and Repeating Shotguns

1976. rev Edn. 159 pages. Illus, vg in dj.
£10.00 Add to basket
ARNOLD Richard The Book of The .22

1962. 1st Edn. Nicholson Kaye. 188 pages. illus with photographs and drawings, inscription on FEP, vg in dj.
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ARTHUR HOWELL AND CO Manufacturers Of High-class Hammer, Hammerless and Ejector Sporting Guns and Rifles Temporary List

nd Circa 1920. 7 pages. oblong 8vo., illus printed paper covers dust soiled, shotguns only.
£35.00 Add to basket
ARTIFLEX AND OPIEFEX The Cause And Decay In A British Industry

1907. 1st Edn. Longmans, Green and Co. XVI 296 pages. folding table of the production of firearms at Birmingham and Liege, publishers blue cloth, a vg clean copy written by Charles Edward Greener and William Oliver Greener sons of W.W.Greener. translated pseudonym is "Master and Craftsman". A survey of the decline of the Birmingham gun trade giving a history of the trade, cause of decay, how legislation effects production export, with table of production, imports etc., A scarce title Riling 1633
£300.00 Add to basket
ASH Edward The Doggie Business

nd 1934. 1st Edn. Hutchinson and Co. 215 pages. full page and text illus, original cloth showing some marks to rear board. A work dealing with the development of the dog and the comic use made of dogs including bull baiting, early dog shows etc. Original cloth showing some marks to rear board.
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ASH Edward C. Dogs, Their History And Development

1927. 1st Edn. Ernest Benn Ltd. 2 vols. XVIII XVI 778 pages. full page illus from photographs and dog related items + text illus, armorial library bookplate of Wigan Free Public Library to front end paper, small circular blind stamp to lower blank margin of title page, library index stamp to verso of title page, no other mark to contents. Original brown cloth, head of spine to Vol I 2cm split, some light marking and rubbing to cloth, single scratch mark to rear cover Vol II. A comprehensive and authorative work covering folklore, domestication, dog in English history, sport etc.
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ASH Edward C. Dogs, Their History And Development

1927. 1st Edn. Ernest Benn Ltd. 2 vols. XVIII XVI 778 pages. full page illus from photographs and dog related items + text illus, original cloth evenly faded on spine, slight fade mark to upper board of Vol. II. vg. A comprehensive and authorative work on the subject.
£160.00 Add to basket
ASHDOWN Charles Henry Illustrated History of Arms And Armour

1988. reprint of the 1909 Edn. XV + 384 pages. Illus. 4to. Fine in dj.
£25.00 Add to basket
ASHLEY COOPER John The Great Salmon Rivers Of Scotland, An Angler's Guide To The Rivers Dee, Spey, Tay & Tweed

1980. 1st Edn. Victor Gollancz Ltd. 208 pages. lge 8vo., illus, maps, vg in dj.
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ASHLEY COOPER John The Great Salmon Rivers Of Scotland An Angler's Guide To The Rivers Dee, Spey, Tay & Tweed

1987. 2nd Edn. 208 pages. lge 8vo, illus, fine in dj.
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ASHLEY COOPER John The Great Salmon Rivers Of Scotland An Angler's Guide To The Rivers Dee, Spey, Tay & Tweed

1987. 2nd Edn. 208 pages. lge 8vo, illus, fine in dj.
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ASHLEY COOPER John A Ring Of Wessex Waters an Angler's rivers

1986. 1st Edn. 220 pages. illus, lge 8vo, vg in dj.
£30.00 Add to basket
ASHLEY COOPER John A Salmon Fishers Odyssey

1982. 1st Edn,. 352 pages, lge 8vo, illus, vg in dj. Chapters on the rivers of England, Scotland and Wales. Ireland the Blackwater, Norway and Iceland.
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ASHLEY COOPER John A Salmon Fishers Odyssey

1982. 1st Edn. 352 pages. lge 8vo, illus, vg in dj. Spine on dj faded. Chapters on the rivers of England, Scotland and Wales. Ireland the Blackwater, Norway and Iceland.
£20.00 Add to basket
ASHLEY DODD G.L. A Fisherman's Log Fishing Years And Theories

1929. 1st Edn. Constable and Co. IX 184 pages. woodcut illus by Barbara Greg, green cloth, gilt vignette to upper board, light fading to spine and inner and top edge and rear board. Chapters on the salmon, salmon flies, sea trout, loch fishing etc.,
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ASHLEY-DODD Major G.L. Fisherman's Log, Fishing Yarns And Theories

1929. 1st Edn. 184 pages. illus with woodcuts by Barbara Greg, vg.
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ASKINS Captain Charles Super-X 12 Gauge and 20 Gauge Loads

nd Circa 1928. Western Cartridge Company. East Alton, IL, USA. 20 pages. pattern shot illus in text, printed paper covers dust soiled, centre fold crease. A promotional brochure for the company's shot. Not in Riling
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ASTON Sir George Letters To Young Fly Fishers

1926. 1st Edn. 153 pages. full page and text illus, vg.
£13.50 Add to basket
ASTON Sir George Mostly About Trout

1921. 1st Edn. 223 pages. vg, Includes the fly fishing year, angling abroad etc.
£10.00 Add to basket
ATKINSON Barry Angling From The Fishes' Point Of View

1961. 1st Edn. 160 pages. illus vg.
£14.00 Add to basket
ATKINSON Capt Geo F Curry & Rice (On Forty Plates) The Ingredients of Social Life At Our Station In India

nd Circa 1859. John B Day lithographer printer and publisher. unpaginated, AEG, vignette, title and 39 tinted lithograph plates by the author, each plate with accompanying text, inner blank margin old glue marking extending along 2/3 of page length and 1/2" deep. Plates are clean and free of foxing, recased in the original orange cloth with gilt decorations to upper board, some dust soiling and light rubbing to edges. I assume this to be the true edition, the British Library gives no date and COPAC varies from 1858-1860, Abbey 487 give (1860), Czech 1860, all quote the publishers as John B Day lithographer. World cat lists 3 copies with John Day as the publishers 1859. A famous title and often reprinted, among the numerous plates of British Life in India there are illus of tiger shooting and pig sticking.
£460 Add to basket
ATKINSON John Dueling Pistols And Some Affairs They Settled

1964. 1st Edn. Cassell and Co Ltd. 142+ pages. illus throughout in colour, lge 8vo, vg. dj present but some loss and closed tears, dj now in protective removable cover.
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ATKINSON John Duelling Pistols And Some Affairs They Settled

1964. 1st Edn. Cassell and Co Ltd. 142+ pages. illus throughout in colour, lge 8vo, small piece missing to top front edge of dj and bottom of spine.
£34.00 Add to basket
ATKINSON Robert Fishing Flies An Illustrated Album

1991. 1st Edn. 127 pages. 4to., finely illustrated, fine in dj.
£15.00 Add to basket
ATWOOD CLARK H. For Fishermen Only

1934. Phillip Allen. 274 pages. advs, publishers cloth, fade marks along top and bottom edge, still in the dust jacket, dj chipped at head of spine, salmon and trout angling.
£26.00 Add to basket
ATWOOD Major James P. The Daggers And Edged Weapons Of Hitler’s Weapons

1965. 1st Edn. privately printed. Berlin. 240 pages. lge 8vo, illus in colour and black and white, pictorial black cloth, gilt 3 daggers vignette to upper cover, vg in worn but presentable dj. "The first reference work on the edged weapons of Nazi Germany" with some excellent illustrations.
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AUCTION CATALOGUE American Martial Arms Collection Of The Late Warren H Hay

May 10 1978. 328 Lots, 4to., well illustrated, loose price list, card covers, sold by Richard A Bourne Co Ltd, Ma. USA.
£12.00 Add to basket
AUCTION CATALOGUE Catalogue Of A Selected Portion Of The Renowned Collection Of Arms And Weapons Formed By Robert Curzon

10 November 1920. Sothebys. 42 pages. 16 pages illus, 211 lots, paper covers, vg.
£60.00 Add to basket
AUCTION CATALOGUE Catalogue Of The Arms And Armour Collection Of The Late Lionel Frank McCardle

April & May 1971. 120 pages. small 4to., 105 plates. 999 lots to be sold by Wallis and Wallis, Pictorial card covers, vg.
£15.00 Add to basket
AUCTION CATALOGUE The Combined Collections Of C.D.Terry and Ralph O.Bricker

1977. Texas, USA. 290 pages. illus, card covers, some creasing, loose prices realised list, over 1400 Lots of guns, weapons, Americana. Auctioned by Tom Keilman.
£15.00 Add to basket
AUCTION CATALOGUE The Gregory Wareheim Arms Collection

October 1982. Hyannis, Ma, USA. 4to., illus, 802 Lots, numerous illus, hard covers, the sale was held over 3 days by Richard A Bourne and Co.
£15.00 Add to basket
AUCTION CATALOGUE Historic American Swords, Butterfield & Butterfield

Nov 20 1989. Los Angeles. 4to., unpaginated, 200+ Lots illustrated in colour and black and white, pictorial card covers, light rubbing.
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AUCTION CATALOGUE Important Public Auction Of The Sword Collection Of Vincent J Palange

October 1971. 109 pages. illus, loose price realised sheet, card covers, vg. Sold by Richard A Bourne Co, Ma. USA.
£15.00 Add to basket
AUCTION CATALOGUE The J W Bates Collection

1975. Texas, USA. 4to., auction catalogue of 1467 Lots, well illustrated, card cover. Auctioned by Tom Keilman, one of the finest gun collections assembled in Texas also includes Texana.
£25.00 Add to basket
AUCTION CATALOGUE The Russell Goldstein Collection Of Antique Firearms

June 8 1970. 96 pages. small 4to., illus card cover, sold by Richard Bourne and Co. Ma. USA, the sale included many rare Colts.
£25.00 Add to basket
AUCTION CATALOGUE The Russell Goldstein Collection Of Antique Firearms

June 8 1970. 96 pages. small 4to., illus card cover, sold by Richard Bourne and Co. Ma. USA, the sale included many rare Colts.
£25.00 Add to basket
AUCTION CATALOGUE The Wardlow, Cline, Degenhardt & Adolph Collections

September 1994. Moline, USA. 244 pages. landscape 4to., well illustrated in colour, ring bound card covers as issued. Sale conducted by Richard Ellis auctioneers Ltd of important firearms, Lots well illustrated and described.
£25.00 Add to basket
AUCTION CATALOGUE Butterfield Butterfield Antique American Firearms From The Collection Of Robert Wyatt

23 March 1992. San Francisco. 104 pages. 492 lots,4to, illus, card covers, vg.
£12.00 Add to basket
AUCTION CATALOGUE Butterfield Butterfield The John R Woods Collection Of Important Winchester Firearms

October 22 1991. San Francisco. 81 pages. 169 lots, 4to, illus through out, prices written in margin, card covers.
£10.00 Add to basket
AUCTION CATALOGUE Richard A.Bourne The Gregory Wareheim Arms Collection

Oct 26, 27 1982. Hyannis, USA. 802 lots, 4to, illus, pencil prices in margin, pistols, rifles and shotguns, hard cover, vg.
£18.00 Add to basket
AUCTION CATALOGUE WALLIS AND WALLIS The Arms & Armour Collection Of the Late Lionel Frank McCardle

April 1971. 1st thus Edn. McGraw Hill. New York. 120 pages. 105 plates, loose price list, pictorial card covers, vg.
£15.00 Add to basket
AUCTION CATALOGUE WALLIS AND WALLIS The Arms & Armour Collection Of the Late Lionel Frank McCardle

April 1971. 1st thus Edn. McGraw Hill. New York. 120 pages. 105 plates, loose price list, pictorial card covers, vg.
£15.00 Add to basket
AYALON David Gunpowder And Firearms In The Mamluk Kingdom, A Challenge To A Mediaeval Society

1956. 1st Edn. XVII 154 pages. vg in dj.
£38.00 Add to basket
AYLWARD J.D. The Small Sword In England, Its History, Its Forms, Its Makers And Its Masters

1945. 1st Edn. Hutchinson. 132 pages. b/w illus from photographs and drawings, vg.
£38.00 Add to basket
AYRTON William The Adventures of a Salmon in the River Dee by a Friend of the Family Together with Notes for Fly Fishers in North Wales

n.d.1853. William Pickering. 104 pages. lithographs title page, 8 plates 4 of which are tinted, original printed card covers, 1 corner chipped, later paper spine not recent bookplate to inner blank of front cover, small stamp for the Aquatic Research Institute on opposite blank contained in a 1/4 leather slipcase, quite scarce, especially with the printed covers. Westwood Satchell 2
£320.00 Add to basket
AYRTON William The Adventures of a Salmon in the River Dee by a Friend of the Family Together with Notes for Fly Fishers in North Wales

n.d.1853. William Pickering. 104 pages. lithographs title page, 8 plates 4 of which are tinted, some browning to contents, more so to the plates, original printed card covers, recent paper spine in the style of the original, covers dust soiled, chipped to rear flap, front edge and corners, ownership name in ink to top blank edge front cover "Mary Roberts" also top edge blank title page "Hugh Roberts", bookplate of R.A.G.Festing to inside blank front cover WS2.
£220.00 Add to basket
AYRTON William Mr Barnacles And His Boat

1856. Whitaker and Co, Chester. oblong 8vo., title and 24 plates with text, some foxing, original printed paper covered boards lightly dust soiled with later cloth jacket, vg. Mr Barnacles experiences fishing in Wales. He was dismayed to find that the preserve can only be fishes.
£150.00 Add to basket