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Author: 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. [18884]
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Author: 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 [13123]
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Author: 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 [13124]
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Author: 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 [16439]
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Author: 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. [3400]
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Author: 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. [18555]
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Author: ALKEN, Henry Thomas

The National Sports of Great Britain. With Descriptions in English and French.

1904.  New edition.  D Appleton and Company, New York.  folio, chromolithographed frontispiece, facsimile of the 1823 title-page, 50 full-page engraved coloured plates after Alken. With accompanying description in English and French on most of the Sporting subjects practiced at the time. Including hawking, hunting, horse-racing, shooting, fishing, baiting, and combating animals. Some even browning to blank end papers, the contents clean and free of foxing. Bound in the publishers half red morocco, red cloth sides, gilt, top edges gilt, the binding clean and tight in vg condition First published in 1821, this facsimile published in London in 1903, and in New York in 1904 The London edition was bound in a red cloth the American edition in a much superior half leather. [21750]
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Author: 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 [18901]
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Author: AMATEUR SPORTSMAN

Sporting Anecdotes Original And Select Including Characteristic Sketches Of Eminent Persons Who have Appeared On The Turf With An Interesting Selection Of The Most Extraordinary Events Which have Transpired In The Sporting World. A Correct Description Of The Animals Of Chase

1804.  1st Edn,.  Albion Press.  vi (x) 542 pages,advert leaf, frontis + 15 full page engraved plates + vignette to title page TEG, pages uncut, armorial bookplate of Francis Alexander to front paste down, some browning to plates, bound in later full crushed morroco by Robertson. A mixture of fact and fantasy with a very wide cross section of stories and events in all sports" Schwerdt Vol.II 173 Chute 17 (coloured copy), Rare. [21444]
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Author: 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, fine in dj [20591]
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Author: ANON.

An Essay Of Shooting

1975.  reprint Edn,.  The Richmond Publishing Co Ltd.  Richmond Surrey.  v iv 306 4 pages, blue cloth, facsimile reprint of the 1789 Dublin edition, new introduction by W S Curtis, fine in dj [15262]
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Author: 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. [15925]
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Author: ANON.

Ferrets And Ferreting Containing Instructions For The Breeding, Management, And Working Of Ferrets

nd circa 1888.  1st Edn,.  39 (i) + 25pp catalogue for L.Upcott Gill + 7pp adverts, frontis + text illus throughout some spotting to front few pages27 pages, 32pp of adverts, text illus, original paper covers, light dust soiling, chips to spine edges, scarce item, few could have survived in good condition. [21068]
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Author: 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 - AA2008 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 [11465]
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Author: 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 i.e. 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 for a revised edition with typed sheets or slips placed between relevant pages i.e. "page 15 cancel present notes and substitute" then follows a typed page in this case detailing licences, big game, pigsticking, similar inserts throughout, occasional ink notes to text, cloth index tabs to some pages. Retained in the original cloth backed paper covered boards, title to upper board, some surface rubbing. A rare item 1 copy listed on COPAC 1926 edition giving Malta as the place of publication. [11492]
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Author: 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 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. . [18916]
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Author: 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. [18342]
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Author: 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 [18915]
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Author: 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 [2037]
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Author: 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. [17106]
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Author: 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. [18692]
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Author: ASKINS Charles

Modern Shotgun and Loads Together with A Treatise on the Art of Wing Shooting

1929.  1st Edn,.  Small Arms Technical Publication Co..  Marshallton, Delaware, USA.  416 pages, Illus throughout in b/w from photographs and drawings etc., publishers grey cloth, gilt title to upper cover with blind stamped cartridges, vg. A detailed work on the shotgun, loads, cartridges, ballistics, patterns and the art of shooting. [21171]
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