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Author: SAVORY Alan

Fisherman Fowler

1976.  1st Edn,.  Ipswich.  183 pages, Illus. vg in dj. Shooting and fishing reminiscences much in Norfolk and the West Country. [3215]
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Author: SCHWERDT

Hunting, Hawking, Shooting Illustrated In A Catalogue Of Books, Manuscripts, Prints And Drawings

1985.  rep of the 1928 limited Edn,.  Georg Olms Verlag, Hildesheim, Germany.  New York.  4 Vols, XXIV 324, 359, 256, XII 260 pages, small 4to, illus throughout with full page and text illus, a major and important work on the subject [8537]
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Author: SCOTT Peter

Observations of Wildlife

1980.  1st Edn,.  Phaidon.  Oxford.  112 pages, 4to., numerous colour and black and white with illustrations from the author's drawings and paintings. A fine copy bound in 1/4 green morroco in slipcase. This edition limited to 200 numbered copies signed by Peter Scott. [929]
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Author: SCOTT Peter

The Swans

1972.  1st Edn,.  242 pages, Illus by Peter Scott + diagrams, Sml 4to. Vg in dj. [2612]
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Author: SCOTT Peter

The Swans

1972.  1st Edn,.  X, 242. pages, Lge 8vo, illus, vg in dj. [7097]
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Author: SCOTT Peter

Travel Diaries Of A Naturalist

1983, 1985, 1987.  1st Edn,.  3 Vols, 287, 288, 223 pages, illus throughout by the author, fine in dj. [7652]
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Author: SCOTT Peter

Wild Chorus

1938.  1st limited Edn,.  Country Life.  XI 116 pages, TEG, uncut, small folio, illus including 24 fine colour plates + 64 b/w plates and text drawings by Peter Scott. Publishers blue cloth, gilt title and goose vignette to upper board. No 871 of a limited edition of 1200 copies signed by Peter Scott. Contents and covers fine with no defects, dj has some chipping to top and bottom edge approx 3x1cm loss to top edge and 4x1cm to bottom edge, a few short close tears in the original card slipcase some discolouration. A vg copy rarely found in dj, some excellent illustrations and sketches by Scott with accompanying text on shooting and natural history. "The author appears to have begun his conversion from wildfowler to conservationist" Chute 557. [18556]
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Author: SEDGEWICK Noel M., WHITAKER Peter, HARRISON Jeffery

The New Wildfowler

1961.  1st Edn,.  Herbert Jenkins.  311 pages, illus in colour and b/w from photographs, drawings, maps etc, vg in dj, light rubbing to head of spine. [19326]
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Author: SHAND Alexander Innes

Shooting, The Haddon Hall Library

1902.  1st Edn,.  J M Dent.  vi, 352 pages, TEG, EP's by Arthur Rackham, 9 illus by J Smit and H Richardson, single stamp "file copy" to half title blank and end paper blank, (the book was part of the Publisher's file copies). Publishers green cloth clean and bright with gilt design to upper board with title and sporting motifs to spine, published in the Haddon Hall Library, vg. Describes all aspects of shooting including chapters on the literature of the gun and the evolution of equipment. Chute 569. [20678]
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Author: SHARP Henry

The Gun Afield And Ashore

1904.  1st Edn,.  Chapman Hall.  xx 318 pages, TEG, 13 full page and text illus by Herbert Sharp, spotting to title page and closed page edges, publishers light green cloth, gilt hare vignette and title to upper board, fade mark to rear board, spine light marking with chipping to head. A mixture of technical and anecdotal material/ Chute 571. [20246]
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Author: SHARP Henry

Practical Wildfowling

nd 1895.  1st Edn,.  Upcott Gill.  vi 300 pages, 33 pages of sporting adverts + 12 book adverts, text and full page illus, paper browned as usual, original green cloth with gilt title and goose vignette to upper board, gilt duck vignette to spine, some cracking to rear hinge, o/w vg. A comprehensive and in depth guide covering all aspects from ammunition to equipment, punt gunning, flapper shooting etc. Chute 570. [21940]
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Author: SHARP Henry

Practical Wildfowling

nd 1895.  1st Edn,.  VI 300 pages, numerous sporting advs, text and full page illus, paper browned as usual, original green cloth with gilt title and goose vignette to upper board, gilt duck vignette to spine, vg+. A comprehensive and in depth guide covering all aspects from ammunition to equipment, punt gunning, flapper shooting etc. Chute 570. [13928]
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Author: SHEPHARD Michael

Come Wildfowling

1953.  1st Edn,.  186 pages, illus, vg in rubbed dj. [5864]
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Author: SHEPHARD Michael

Come Wildfowling

1953.  1st Edn,.  Museum Press.  186 pages, b/w illus from photographs + text drawings, vg in rubbed dj. [20091]
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Author: SHOOTING TIMES MAGAZINE

Christmas Number 1938

1938.  . Edn,.  64 pages, 4to., illus in b/w from drawings, photographs etc. Pictorial cover some dust soiling and rusting to staples, articles on wildfowling, big game hunting, rough shooting etc., numerous sporting adverts including 2 full page in colour, 1 for F.A.Hughes Cartridges some browning to centre, front cover is a colourful advert for Churchill guns. [18628]
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Author: SMITH Robert

The Universal Directory For Taking Alive And Destroying Rats, And All Other Kinds Of Four Footed And Winged Vermin, In A Method Hitherto Unattempted; Calculated For The Use Of The Gentleman, The Farmer And The Warrener by Robert Smith, Late Rat Catcher To The Princess Amelia

1768.  1st Edn,.  the author.  VII 218 pages, 6 plates 4 of which are folding. Original full tan calf retaining the original boards, new matching spine retaining the original label, a vg copy of the first edition, to the verso of title page printed note "If any person shall reprint this book or offer to pirate it, they will be prosecuted according to the law". Robert Smith states he was rat catcher to Princess Amelia the contents cover the fox, badger, sheep killing dogs, numerous birds of prey etc., the plates show various traps. A much reprinted title, the 1st edition is particularly hard to find. [18277]
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Author: SMITH Robert

The Universal Directory For Taking Alive And Destroying Rats, And All Other Kinds Of Four Footed And Winged Vermin, In A Method Hitherto Unattempted; Calculated For The Use Of The Gentleman, The Farmer And The Warrener by Robert Smith, Late Rat Catcher To The Princess Amelia

1812.  4th Edn,.  J Walker.  VIII 150 pages, pages uncut, 6 plates, 4 of which are folding, some foxing to plates, light dust soiling to contents, later 1/4 calf, vg. Robert Smith states he was rat catcher to Princess Amelia the contents cover the fox, badger, sheep killing dogs, numerous birds of prey etc., the plates show various traps. [18266]
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Author: SMITH Sydney

Snowden Slights Wildfowler

1984.  rep of the 1912 Edn,.  Major Ian Grahame.  Lamarsh, Bures.  XI 117 pages, advs, illus, this edition some of the illus differ from the 1912 edition some previously unpublished, limited to 500 copies, this being No 49, a fine copy in the 1/4 dark blue leather binding. [17020]
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Author: SMITH Sydney

Snowden Slights Wildfowler

1984.  rep of the 1912 Edn,.  Major Ian Grahame.  Lamarsh, Bures.  XI 117 pages, advs, illus, this edition some of the illus differ from the 1912 edition some previously unpublished, limited to 500 copies, this being No 495, a fine copy in the 1/4 dark blue leather binding. [20088]
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Author: SMITH Sydney H.

Snowden Slights, Wildfowler

1912.  1st Edn,.  T.A.J. Waddington.  York.  xi 117 pages, adverts, full page illus including 1 folding from photographs, recased in the original slate blue cloth, gilt title and flying duck vignette to front board, spine relayed, vg. The author was a professional wildfowler and basket maker on the river Derwent. The subscriber's list at end includes Daniel Higson, Sir Ralph Payne Galwey, Stanley Duncan. A difficult title to find. Chute 579. [20099]
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Author: SNAFFLE

The Impossible Island Corsica Its People And Its Sport

1923.  1st Edn,.  H.F. & G.Witherby.  224 pages, illus with frontis + 8 plates from watercolour sketches by Miss D Forster Knight, publishers cloth with gilt crest vignette to spine, a vg+ copy includes some shooting for deer, boar, small birds etc. [20790]
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Author: SOTHEBY''S SALE CATALOGUE

Bibliotheque Marcel Jeanson Premiere Partie Chasse

1987.  Monte Carlo.  515 pages, small 4to, illus, French text, One of the major sales of this century of early hunting, sporting books, amounting to 597 lots. [11232]
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Author: SOTHEBY''S SALE CATALOGUE

Bibliotheque Marcel Jeanson Premiere Partie Chasse

1987.  Monte Carlo.  515 pages, small 4to, illus, French text, One of the major sales of this century of early hunting, sporting books, amounting to 597 lots. [388]
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Author: SOUTHGATE Frank

Wildfowl And Waders, Nature And Sport In The Coastlands

1928.  1st Edn,.  Country Life.  VIII 82 pages, 4to, 16 full page colour plates by Frank Southgate and black and white illus, limited to 950 copies in the original 1/4 vellum papers covered boards, light rubbing to corners, vg-. [8864]
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Author: SOUTHGATE Frank, POLLARD Hugh

Wildfowl and Waders Nature And Sport in the Coastlands

1940.  popular Edn,.  VIII 87 pages, 4to, frontis + 15 colour plates and 43 black and white illus from paintings by Frank Southgate, green cloth, gilt title to upper cover. the 1st edition published in 1928 was a limited edition of 950. [973]
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Author: SOUTHGATE Frank, POLLARD Hugh B.C.

Wildfowl and Waders Nature and Sport in The Coastlands

1928.  1st Edn,.  Country Life.  VIII 82 pages, 4to illus including 16 in colour by Frank Southgate. Limited edition of 950 copies, original 1/4 vellum binding, paper covered boards with insert title label to upper board. A vg+ copy free of rubbing and darkening to the spine and paper cover boards seldom found in this condition. Chute 522. [18922]
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Author: SPARROW Walter Shaw

A Book of Sporting Painters

1931.  1st Edn,.  XIII 240 pages, 4to., illus including 15 in colour, some foxing to contents, 1" closed tear to margin of title page and dedication page, original green cloth. A companion volume of new research to "British Sporting Artists" and "Angling In British Art". [12981]
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Author: SPORTING AND DRAMATIC NEWS

Sporting Prints After The Paintings By Archibald Thorburn

n.  14 pages, small oblong 8vo., a catalogue for 13 Thorburn plates with illus in sepia, prices for black and white or coloured by hand, original card covers printed in black. [13193]
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Author: SPORTING REPOSITORY

The Sporting Repository, Containing Horse Racing, Hunting, Coursing, Shooting, Archery, Trotting And Tandem Matches, Cocking, Pedestrianism, Pugilism, Anecdotes On Sporting Subjects

1904.  X 478 pages, TEG, 22 hand coloured plates after Alken and others, some spotting to prelims, inscription on FEP, original 2 tone green cloth with gilt mounted huntsman to upper board. the Sporting Repository was a magazine on sporting interest published in 1822, this edition is limited to 500 copies. [13073]
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Author: SPRAKE L.

The Art of Shooting and Rough Shoot Management

1930.  1st Edn,.  Witherby.  203 pages, illus, publishers tan cloth, titles in black with title and shooters vignette to upper board, vg+. Sprake was a Hampshire man, Chute 601. [21131]
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Author: ST JOHN Charles

Natural History And Sport In Moray

1863.  1st Edn,.  Edinburgh.  XIVII 332 pages, 24pp advs, frontis illus + text drawings, recased at the original brown publishers cloth with old spine relayed, some rubbing to edges, vg-. The book was completed after the authors death from his journals and letters. [12130]
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Author: ST JOHN Charles

Natural History And Sport In Moray

1863.  1st Edn,.  XIVII 332 pages, 24pp advs, frontis illus, original brown publishers cloth, rubbed inner hinge paper cracked, the book was completed after the authors death from his journals and letters. [8856]
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Author: ST JOHN Charles

Short Sketches Of The Wild Sports And Natural History of the Highlands

1846.  1st Edn,.  VI 281 pages, 16 page advs, original red blind stamped publishers cloth, some light soiling, old stain mark darkening the cloth at bottom 1/4 of rear boards, published in the Murray Monthly Library. [9045]
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Author: ST JOHN Charles

Short Sketches Of The Wild Sports And Natural History of the Highlands

1846.  1st Edn,.  VI 281 pages, bound in a contemporary 1/2 dark green morroco, light rubbing to corners. [13447]
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Author: ST. JOHN Charles

Short Sketches of the Wild Sports and Natural History of the Highlands

1847.  1st Edn,.  VI 281 pages, recently bound in 1/2 dark green morroco, gilt motifs to spine compartments, a vg copy of the 1st edition of a classic book of Scottish sport. [977]
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Author: ST JOHN Charles

Short Sketches of the Wild Sports and Natural History of the Highlands

1893.  9th Edn,.  XXIII 319 pages, tall 8vo., illus, vg, this edition has a life of the author and notes not previously published by him. [1321]
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Author: ST JOHN Charles

Short Sketches of the Wild Sports and Natural History of the Highlands

1893.  9th Edn,.  John Murray.  XXIII 319 pages, tall 8vo., illus, vg, this edition has a life of the author and notes not previously published by him. [15151]
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Author: ST JOHN Charles

A Tour Of Sutherland With Extracts From The Field Book Of A Sportsman Naturalist

1849.  1st Edn,.  John Murray.  2 Vols, XIII 296, VIII 288 pages, 16pp adverts, 10 full page woodcut illus, light rubbing to heads of spines, a vg- copy in the original blind stamped green cloth with gilt hooded falcon to upper board. A month by month account of a tour from St Johns Journals with 2 additional chapters on deer stalking also chapters on natural history and shooting. Scotch streams and lochs, dogs, fisheries, game dealers etc. [14747]
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Author: ST JOHN Charles

A Tour Of Sutherland With Extracts From The Field Book Of A Sportsman Naturalist

1849.  1st Edn,.  2 Vols, XIII 296, VIII 288 pages, 16pp adverts, 10 full page woodcut illus, a vg copy in the original blind stamped green cloth with gilt hooded falcon to upper board. To front board of both volumes a couple of small splash marks to boards o/w the cloth is clean and free of defects. A month by month account of a tour from St Johns Journals with 2 additional chapters on deer stalking also chapters on natural history and shooting. Scotch streams and lochs, dogs, fisheries, game dealers etc. [12442]
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Author: ST JOHN Charles

Wild Sports And Natural History Of The Highlands

1927.  reprint Edn,.  Gurney and Jackson.  XXIX 471 pages, 50 illus 28 being in colour by Denholm Armour and Edwin Alexander, internally a fine unopened copy, the cloth cover is faded on spine and rear board, chip to cloth and spine edge. [8686]
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Author: ST JOHN Charles

Wild Sports And Natural History Of The Highlands

1927.  reprint Edn,.  Gurney and Jackson.  XXIX 471 pages, 50 illus 28 being in colour by Denholm Armour and Edwin Alexander, a vg clean copy in dj. [20418]
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Author: ST JOHN Charles

The Wild Sports And Natural History Of The Scottish Highlands

1888.  popular Edn,.  Hamilton Adams and Co.  335 pages, 12pp advs, foxing to end papers, o/w vg. [16050]
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Author: ST JOHN, The Honourable Ferdinand

Rambles In Germany, France, Italy And Russia In Search Of Sport

1853.  1st Edn.  Longmans, Brown, Green and Longman.  viii 244 pages, 32 pp adverts, coloured frontis + 3 other colour plates. A vg copy in the original publishers green cloth includes capercailie and black game, wild boar, roe and red deer in Bavaria, chamois, partridge and hawking in Hungary, wild fowl, bear, trout fishing in Germany etc., Abby Traval 43, Schwerdt Vol II 144 [21245]
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Author: STANFORD J.K.

British Friesians. A History of the Breed

1956.  1st Edn,.  216 pages, Illus, light fading to cover edges, vg- in worn dj. [985]
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Author: STANFORD J.K.

Full Moon At Sweatenham

1953.  1st Edn,.  Faber and Faber Ltd.  222 pages, illus by Maurice Tulloch, vg in dj. A sporting novel Stanford brings back George Potterton hero of the Twelfth returns after his death as a poltergeist to visit old shooting haunts. [16609]
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Author: STANFORD J.K.

A Keeper's Country

1968.  1st Edn,.  222 pages, illus by P N Stewart, vg in dj, a novel about a gamekeeper [6137]
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Author: STANFORD J.K.

A Keeper's Country

1968.  1st Edn,.  222 pages, illus by P N Stewart, vg in dj, a novel about a gamekeeper [7258]
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Author: STANFORD J.K.

A Keeper's Country

1968.  1st Edn,.  222 pages, illus by P N Stewart, vg in dj, a novel about a gamekeeper [14663]
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Author: STEPHENS Martin

Fair Game The Open Air Of Four Continents

1936.  1st Edn,.  XI 274 pages, full page illus from photographs, publishers cloth has some light marking. Hunting big game in Africa including Elephant, contains North America and Asia for Sheep. Czech Asia 2000, Africa 154 [19028]
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Author: ST.JOHN Charles

Sketches Of The Wild Sports And Natural History Of the Highlands

1878.  rep Edn,.  XV 338 pages, the 1st illustrated edition, green pictorial gilt cloth, vg. [2282]
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Author: SURTEES Robert Smith

Jorrocks Jaunts And Jolloties Being The Hunting, Shooting, Racing, Driving, Sailing, Eating, Eccentric And Extravagant Exploits Of The Renowned Sporting Citizen

1843.  2nd Edn.  Rudolph Ackerman, Eclipse Sporting Gallery.  vi (3) 358. 8 page advs, AEG, 15 fine hand coloured plates by Henry Alken, armorial bookplate of Sir Basil Mogg to FEP and to verso armorial plate of Wilfrid Willett. the bookplates have caused some rippling to the EP, contents and plates clean and free of spotting. Publishers green cloth with gilt title within sporting border and gilt title and decorative spine. A vg copy with the plates in a fine bright condition. The title first appeared in the Sporting magazine in Volumes I-VIII and then in book format 1838 and 1839 with plain plates by Phiz. This is the first with the fine plates by Henry Alken. [19990]
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Author: SURTEES R.S.

Jorrocks's Jaunts And Jollities, The Hunting, Shooting, Racing, Driving, Sailing, eating Eccentric And Extravagant Exploits Of That Renowned Sporting Citizen Mr John Jorrocks

1903.  reprint Edn,.  Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co Ltd.  XXII 356 pages, TEG, large 8vo., coloured title and 22 coloured plates after H Alken, 9 etched plates by Phiz + illus in text, bound in contemporary 1/2 dark red morroco, cloth sides, gilt ruled spine compartments with motifs of horseshoes and snaffle bit. An attractive copy using both the uncoloured plate from the 1st edition and the colour plates of later editions, includes a chapter on shooting in Surrey. [13577]
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Author: SYMONDS The Rev B.

The Suffolk Sportsman Showing The Nature Of The Various Kinds Of Dogs In Use For Gun And Net With The Most Rational And Perfect Method Of Training And Breaking Them, Together With The Most Useful Instruction To Young Sportsmen For Speedily Acquiring The Art Of Shooting

1825.  3rd Edn,.  Thomas Gosden Sportsman Repository.  152 pages, engraved frontis, some spotting to frontis, armorial bookplate of Henry Wilson, near contemporary 1/2 dark blue calf, vg. The first 2 editions were tilted A Treatise On Field Diversions By A Gentleman Of Suffolk. Chute 619 [15977]
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