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Author: LANCASTER Charles

The Illustrated Treatise on the Art of Shooting

1889.  2nd Edn,.  IV 223 pages, adverts many for Lancasters including 1 in colour, illus of guns and 1 double page colour for sporting suits, various full page and text illus, lacking front fly leaf advert, vg in the publisher's red cloth with black lettering. [1042]
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Author: LANCASTER Charles

The Illustrated Treatise on the Art of Shooting

1889.  2nd Edn,.  IV 223 pages, adverts many for Lancasters including 1 in colour, illus of guns and 1 double page colour for sporting suits, various full page and text illus, small bump splitting cloth lower bottom edge rear board, o/w vg- in the publisher's red cloth with black lettering. [16282]
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Author: LANCASTER Charles

The Illustrated Treatise On The Art Of Shooting

1891.  3rd Edn,.  IV 232 pages, adverts including many sporting, 1 double page in colour for Burberry sporting suits, full page drawings and text illus and diagrams, corner of margin of front end paper removed, some foxing to contents, ownership name in ink to inside front cover, head of frontis and top margin of title page. Original violet cloth printed and decorated in black, rubbing to edges and some wear to head and tail of spine, vg-. [13042]
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Author: LANCASTER Charles

The Illustrated Treatise On The Art Of Shooting

1891.  3rd Edn,.  IV 232 pages, advs some in colour, illus, some occasional spotting, vg in publisher's cloth, title to upper board, spine darkened, rubbing to head and tail of spine. [4201]
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Author: LANCASTER Charles

Illustrated Treatise On The Art Of Shooting

1892.  4th Edn,.  Charles Lancaster.  IV + 2 + 243 pages, includes advert for Lancaster + 22 pages of adverts for related items, full page and text illus + diagrams, colour plate for Charles Lancaster body action hammerless ejector gun. Publishers orange cloth, title in black to upper board, dust soiled some bubbling to cloth, a tight copy, vg-. Chute 379 [15285]
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Author: LANCASTER Charles

Illustrated Treatise On The Art Of Shooting

1898.  6th Edn,.  266 pages, advs, illus, grey cloth, vg. Contains some excellent adverts many illustrated for sporting goods. [3254]
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Author: LANIER Henry W.

The Sporting Art Of Arthur Burdett Frost

1994.  1st Edn,.  Live Oak Press, The Sporting Heritage Collection.  Columbia.  141+ pages, AEG, full page b/w and colour plates. A fine copy bound in full leather, gilt title and sporting scene to upper board in slipcase limited to 450 numbered copies. The two volumes of Frost book, Henry W Lainers, A.B.Frost The American Sportsman's Artist, and a Book of Drawings by A.B.Frost. [16835]
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Author: LAWRENCE John

The Sportsman's Calendar, or Monthly Remembrance of Field Diversions by the author of The British Field Sports

1818.  1st Edn,.  172 pages, 4 pages advs, 12mo, engraved title page, head and tail piece woodcut illus by Bewick, original blue printed paper covered boards showing dog vignette to upper board, 1 tie on front boards broken but holding, most of paper to spine lacking. The first 144 pages cover the months September to August giving details of shooting, coursing, hunting, racing etc., 48 unnumbered pages for sporting engagements, notes, memorandum and remarks, pages 145 to 148 a view of the Game Laws, 8pp The Fishing Table + 12pp appendix treatment of animals + index. Schwerdt Vol I 305 a useful epitome, Chute 384 " a very scarce little book" [11405]
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Author: LAWRENCE John

The Sportsman's Calendar, or Monthly Remembrance of Field Diversions by the author of The British Field Sports

1818.  1st Edn,.  172 pages, 4 pages adverts, 12mo., engraved title page, head and tail piece woodcut illus by Bewick, bound in later but not recent 1/2 burgundy morroco, original blue paper wraps bound in. The first 144 pages cover the months September to August giving details of shooting, coursing, hunting, racing etc., 48 unnumbered pages for sporting engagements, notes, memorandum and remarks, pages 145 to 148 a view of the Game Laws, 8pp The Fishing Table + 12pp appendix treatment of animals + index. Schwerdt Vol I 305 a useful epitome, Chute 384 " a very scarce little book" [13045]
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Author: LENNOX Lord William

Merrie England Its Sports And Pastimes

1857.  1st Edn,.  T C Newby.  VI 361 pages, dark blue blind stamped pebbled cloth, rubbing to edges, vg. Includes chapters on the life of pheasants, the shooting season, fishing, hunting, archery, coursing etc. A collection of stories in the authors life mostly field sports. Chute 390, WS 153 [15740]
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Author: LESLIE A S

The Grouse In Health And Disease Being The Final Report Of The Committee Of Inquiry On Grouse Disease

1911.  1st Edn,.  Smith Elder and Co.  2 Vols, xxiii 512, vii 150 pages, 4to., 58 full page plates many in colour + 41 maps, full page colour map of mean rainfall for 25 years in Scotland, TEG, a remarkable fine set with no foxing or inscription to contents, the green cloth binding is clean and bright with no bumping to corners, still in the original dj's. dj's have a few small closed tears to edges but there is no loss to the djs Chute 394. A survey giving life history of the grouse, weight, causes of mortality, diseases, management, economics of grouse moors. [21458]
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Author: LLOYD-PRICE R.J.

Rabbits For Profit, Rabbits for Powder

1898.  3rd Edn,.  Horace Cox.  XVI 85 pages, illus, adverts, folding plates, FEP removed, original covers faded on spine and edges, includes trapping, snares etc. This edition is much expanded to earlier editions. [595]
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Author: LONSDALE LIBRARY

Complete Set

.  1. BROOKE, Geoffrey. Volume I. Horsemanship. The way of a man with a horse. A practical book on horsemanship; veterinary notes by Col. Todd and a chapter on pig-sticking by Arthur Brooke. With over ninety illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd, 1929. 1st Edn 2. TAVERNER, Eric, NALL, G. Herbert & BACON, Alban. Volume II. Trout fishing from all angles. A complete guide to modern methods; a chapter on trout scales by G. Herbert Nall and the legal aspects of fishing by Alban Bacon. With two hundred and fifty illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd, 1969. reprint 3. PARKER, Eric, SPRAKE, Leslie, PORTER, Major & others. Volume III. Shooting by moor, field and shore. A practical guide to modern methods. With one hundred and fifty illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd, 1929. 1st Edn, inscription on FEP 4. PARKER, Eric, BAZLEY,J.H.R., BRIDGES, Antony & others. Volume IV. Fine angling for coarse fish. With one hundred and fifty-nine illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd, 1930. 1st Edn 5. MYERS, A. Wallis. Volume V. Lawn tennis, its principles and practice. A player's guide to modern methods. With over seventy illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1930. 1st Edn 6. CHAPMAN, A.P.F., FENDER, P.G.H., FRANKLIN, W.B. & others. Volume VI. The game of cricket. With fifty-five illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1948. 1st Edn 7. FREDERICK, Sir Charles, ALDIN, Cecil, ANDREWS, James & others. Volume VII. Fox-hunting. With four colour plates, eighteen reproductions of hunting pictures, forty-five illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd, 1947. reprint, inscription on FEP 8. KNEBWORTH, Viscount, DUFF-TAYLOR, S., MOORE-BRABAZON, J.T.C. & others. Volume VIII. Winter sports. Edited by the Hon. Neville Lytton. With sixty- seven illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1951. reprint 9. WETHERED, Joyce, WETHERED, Roger, DARWIN, Bernard, & others. Volume IX. The game of golf. Stroke play, by Joyce and Roger Wethered; match and medal play, practice, middle-aged golf, watching for profit and famous courses, by Bernard Darwin. History and literature by Horace Hutchinson; golf architecture and green-keeping by T.C. Simpson. With one hundred illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1931. 1st Edn, inscription on FEP 10. TAVERNER, Eric, LA BRANCHE, G.M.L., PARKER, Eric & others. Volume X. Salmon fishing. With three hundred and seven illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1935. 1st Edn 11. KNEBWORTH, Viscount & CHILDS, W. Volume XI. Boxing. A guide to modern methods. With a contribution by W. Childs. With over fifty illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1931. 1st Edn 12. PARKER, Eric. Volume XII. The Lonsdale anthology of sporting prose and verse. Edited and with an introduction by Eric Parker. With many illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1932. 1st Edn spotting to covers 13. CROXTON-SMITH, A., BARCLAY, M., BLAINE, G. & others. Volume XIII. Hounds and dogs; their care, training and working; for hunting, shooting, coursing, hawking, police purposes, etc. With over one hundred illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1932. 1st Edn bookplate 14. MAYDON, H.C., GLOUCESTER, Duke of, AKROYD, R. & others. Volume XIV. Big game shooting in Africa. With one hundred and fifty illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1932. 1st Edn 15. MARTIN, E.G., IRVING, John, BARNETT, J.R. & others. Volume XV. Cruising and ocean racing. With over five hundred illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1941. 1st Edn 16. BAERLIN, E.M., TOMKINSON, J., SNELL, E. & others. Volume XVI. Rackets, squash rackets, tennis fives and badminton. Edited by Lord Aberdare. With one hundred and fifteen illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1933. 1st Edn 17. COOPER, A.E., SLIGO, Marquess of, PARKER, Eric & others. Volume XVII. Sea fishing. With one hundred and twenty illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1956. reprint 18. SPENCER, Sidney, BLANCHET, E.R., BLOCH, Olaf & others. Volume XVIII. Mountaineering. With one hundred and thirty illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1950. reprint 19. MILLER, K.M., IRVING, John, ALLEN, H.P. & others. Volume XIX. Motor cruising. With over five hundred illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1935. 1st Edn 20. PARKER, Eric. Volume XX. Game birds, beasts and fishes. Natural history for sportsmen. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1944. Reprint, light browning to boards 21. KIMBERLEY, Earl of, BERESFORD, G., BROOKE, Geoffrey & others. Volume XXI. Polo. With one hundred and ten illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1936. 1st Edn 22. ADAMS, Ena, BROOKE, Geoffrey, CAMERON, L.C.R. & others. Volume XXII. Deer, hare and otter hunting. With forty-five illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1936. reprint 23. CHALMERS, Patrick. Volume XXIII. The history of hunting. With forty illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd, 1936. 1st Edn 24. TOWNER COSTER, H.E., PENTELOW, F.T.K. & BUTCHER, R.W. Volume XXIV. River management. The making, care and development of salmon and trout rivers. With ninety illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1936. 1st Edn, inscription on FEP 25. ABERDARE, Lord, ABRAHAMS, Harold, AUSTIN, H.W. & others. Volume XXV. The Lonsdale book of sporting records 1937. With past records and results and many illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd, 1937. 1st Edn, some foxing. 26. PARKER, Eric, WALLACE, Frank & TAVERNER, Eric. Volume XXVI. The Lonsdale keeper's book. Edited by Eric parker and written by well-known keepers, game farmers and with contributions by Frank Wallace and Eric Taverner. With sixty illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1938. 1st Edn 27. HOWE, Earl, BERTHON, Peter, CALLINGHAM, L.G. & others. Volume XXVII. Motor racing. With over one hundred and thirty illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1947. 1st Edn 28. HAREWOOD, Earl of, RICKETTS, P.E., COATEN, A.W. others. Volume XXVIII. Flat racing. With a colour plate and forty-nine illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1940. 1st Eden 29. ANDREWS, James, BLAND, T.Clifford, BLOCKEY, Robert & others. Volume XXIX. Wildfowling. With sixty-three illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1950. 1st Edn 30. PARKER, Eric. Volume XXX. The history of cricket. With seventy-two illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1950. Reprint, inscription on FEP 31. BORRETT, Norman, LODGE, Peggy, CARNILL, Denys & others. Volume XXXI. Hockey for men and women. With seventy-two illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1955. reprint 32. WILLOUGHBY DE BROKE, Lord, ALLEN, J.A., BROWN, H.A. & others. Volume XXXII. Steeplechasing. Foreword by Lord Bicester. With a colour plate and forty-eight illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1954. reprint 33. DAVIS, S.C.H., BAIRD, George, COOPER, J.A. & others. Volume XXXIII. Motor racing. With over one hundred and forty illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd, 1957. 1st Edn 34. TAVERNER, Eric. Volume XXXIV. Anglers' fishes and their natural history. With two hundred illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1957. 1st Edn [20658]
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Author: LYALL J.Watson Edt

The Sportsmans and Tourists Guide to the Rivers, Lochs, Moors and Deer Forests of Scotland Autumn Issue August to September 1908

1908.  36th Edn,.  J Watson Lyall & Co Ltd.  lxii 507 pages includes adverts many are sporting related, large folding map on thin paper showing the railways of England, "Shewing The Great Railway Routes Between England And Scotland" The map has sporting adverts to the margin and woodcut illus. The map of Northern England & Scotland has been torn out leaving only a small section. Publishers pictorial card covers printed in black showing standing stag in a highland scene with title to upper cover, chipping to paper on spine at head and talk, includes the red fold over cloth cover with gilt standing deer, the same illus as the paper cloth. An informative and comprehensive guide detailing lochs, rivers, fishing quarters, tenants of shooting and fishing, index to Scotland, hotels, railway stations etc. + excellent sporting and related adverts. The sporting estates and areas for stalking, shooting, fishing and golf. [21199]
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Author: Lydekker (Richard)

The Sportsman's British Bird Book

1908.  1st.  xviii 620 pages+ 8 pages of adverts for Rowland Ward publications + errata slip Profusely illustrated with drawing plus text photographs of specimens, many mounted at the Piccadilly studios of Roland Ward and photographed under his superintendence. Closed tear to one page , contents clean and tight. Bound in ice blue cloth titled in black. Possibly a second issue binding without the Rowland Ward end papers but with the errata which I believe did not appear in the first issue. [21923]
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