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Author: WALLACE Robert

Heather And Moor Burning For Grouse And Sheep

1917.  1st Edn,.  Oliver and Boyd.  Edinburgh.  88 pages, frontis illus of red grouse + 15 other plates, publishers green cloth, titles in black, vg. [21141]
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Author: WALTER John

Hints To Young Sportsmen On The Gun, Saddle, And Rod

1871.  1st Edn.  A.H.Bailey & Co.  46 pages, some spotting to blank end papers, presentation inscription to H Lubbock from the author to front blank, armorial bookplate to front paste down, publishers green cloth, gilt title to upper cover, rubbing to edges, head of spine chipped. "Gives some advise on buying a gun and using it" Chute 657 [19860]
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Author: WATSON Alfred E.T.

King Edward VII As A Sportsman

1911.  1st Edn,.  Longmans Green and Co.  , xxx 380 pages, 4to., TEG, illus, 10 in colour and numerous other illus, foxing to photogravure frontis plate of Edward VII (as usual), full page plates including 7 in colour by Thorburn bound in the publishers white parchment, red leather crest to upper board, spine has gold crest and sporting vignettes, some discoloration to the parchment as often found, a book rarely found in vg condition, a large paper copy limited to 255 numbered copies. Covers shooting at Sandringham, Windsor, Stalking at Balmoral etc., sport abroad including tiger shooting etc., also chapters on hunting, horse racing etc. Chute 667. [21053]
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Author: WATSON John editor

The Confessions Of A Poacher

1890.  1st Edn,.  172 pages, advs, pages uncut, full page and text illus by James West, foxing to prelims, the publishers green cloth with gilt title and poacher vignette to upper cover, and gold title to spine, this is the scarcer of the 2 bindings, the other has no vignette and has black title to spine, a very bright copy. the story of poaching in the style of an autobiography, woodcraft, game poachers tricks etc. Chute 669. [19858]
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Author: WATSON John editor

The Confessions Of A Poacher

1890.  1st Edn,.  The Leadenhall Press.  172 pages, 14 pages of advs, full page and text illus by James West, foxing to end papers, armorial bookplate to front paste down, green/grey cloth board, gilt title to upper board and black letters to spine. Chute 669 [19619]
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Author: WATSON John editor

The Confessions Of A Poacher

1890.  1st Edn,.  172 pages, advs, full page and text illus by James West, foxing to prelims, green cloth board, gilt title to upper board and black letters to spine. Chute 669 [12261]
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Author: WATT W.

Remarks On Shooting In Verse

1839.  2nd revised and enlarged Edn,.  A.H.Bailey and Co.  XIX 288 pages, engraved frontis, includes a list of London, Dublin, Edinburgh and Glasgow gunmakers. A vg- copy in publishers blind stamped cloth. Includes the recent and admirable induction of the patent wire cartridge and "some verses on trolling". the trolling section did not appear in the 1st edition W/S 258, Chute 671, Schwerdt Vol 2 291, Riling 466. "a lecture on shooting supposed to be delivered by Johnny in verse at a village Alehouse" in verse. [6128]
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Author: WATT W.

Remarks On Shooting In Verse

1839.  2nd revised and enlarged Edn,.  A.H.Bailey and Co.  XIX 288 pages, engraved frontis, includes a list of London, Dublin, Edinburgh and Glasgow gunmakers. A vg- copy in publishers blind stamped cloth. Includes the recent and admirable induction of the patent wire cartridge and "some verses on trolling". the trolling section did not appear in the 1st edition W/S 258, Chute 671, Schwerdt Vol 2 291, Riling 466. "a lecture on shooting supposed to be delivered by Johnny in verse at a village Alehouse" in verse. [15989]
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Author: WEIDENSAUL Scott

Duck Stamps Art In The Service Of Conversation

1989.  1st Edn,.  VII 165 pages, large 4to., finely illus in colour, vg+ in dj. [11972]
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Author: WENTWORTH DAY J.

King George V as a Sportsman, An Informal Study Of The First Country Gentleman In Europe

nd 1935.  1st Edn,.  Cassell.  299 pages, 52 photogravure illus, green cloth, vg. Chapters on shooting including shooting at Sandringham, big game hunting including the Kings Durban visit to India hunting in Nepal for the rhino, bear etc and a tiger hunt. Czech 60. [21137]
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Author: WENTWORTH DAY J.

King George V as a Sportsman, An Informal Study Of The First Country Gentleman In Europe

nd 1935.  1st Edn,.  Cassell.  299 pages, 52 photogravure illus, SIGNED on title page by Wentworth Day dated 1947 and again on front paste down, green cloth, vg in dj. Chapters on shooting including shooting at Sandringham, big game hunting including the Kings Durban visit to India hunting in Nepal for the rhino, bear etc and a tiger hunt. Czech 60. [20413]
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Author: WENTWORTH DAY J.

The Modern Fowler With A Guide To Some Of The Principal Coastal Wildfowling Resorts Of To-Day

1934.  1st Edn,.  Longmans.  xix 303 pages, full page illus from photographs + head and tail pieces from drawings by Fish-Hawk and 3 reproductions of etchings by Winifred Austin, publisher's original red clot, vg. Much on fowling on the East Coast Chute 161. [19082]
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Author: WENTWORTH DAY J.

The Modern Fowler With a Guide To Some Of The Principle Wildfowling Resorts Of Today

1949.  new revised and enlarged Edn,.  The Batchworth Press.  272 pages, frontis, 22 full page b/w illus from photographs, a vg+ copy in dj, chipped at head of spine. [21958]
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Author: WENTWORTH DAY J.

Rum Owd Boys On Poachers, Wildfowlers, Longshore Pirates, Cut-Throat Islanders, Smugglers And 'Fen Tigers'

1974.  1st Edn,.  East Anglian Magazine Ltd.  Ipswich.  191 pages, illus, slight marking to FEP, vg in dj, dj has rubbing to head and tail of spine, "poachers, wildfowlers, longshore pirates, cut throat islanders, smugglers and fen tigers" [19081]
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Author: WENTWORTH DAY J.

Sport In Egypt

1938.  1st Edn,.  Country Life Ltd.  XV111 151 pages, illus from photographs, publishers light yellow cloth faded, loose typed note from the PA of Lieut-Gen Sir Francis Festing KBE, CB, DSO, giving names and numbers from the embassy shoot 8th February 1953 for 6 named guns. Chapters on duck shooting, desert shooting, big and small game, game fishing, the Arab horse etc. [18596]
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Author: WILDFOWLER, Clements Lewis

Shooting And Yachting And Sea Fishing Trips at Home And On The Continent Second Series

1877.  1st Edn,.  Chapman Hall.  2 Vols, VIII 307 & VII 313 pages, advert leaf, publishers blue/green cloth blind stamped, decorative boards and spine highlighted in black. Small chip to spine centre, Vol. 2 3x2mm, cloth clean and bright. A continuation of the author's trip in pursuit of sport including a great deal on wildfowling. Chute 113. [18822]
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Author: WILLOCK Colin

The Bedside Wildfowler

1966.  1st Edn,.  Andre Deutsch.  216 pages, illus with full page plates + text drawings, vg in dj. [15270]
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Author: WILLOCK Colin

The Bedside Wildfowler

1966.  1st Edn,.  216 pages, illus with full page plates + text drawings, vg in dj. [4101]
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Author: WILLOCK Colin

The Bedside Wildfowler

1966.  1st Edn,.  Andre Deutsch Ltd.  216 pages, illus with full page plates + text drawings, vg in dj. [20097]
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Author: WILLOCK Colin

Kenzie The Wild Goose Man

1972.  rep Edn,.  159 pages, illus by Mackenzie Thorpe and John Lathey + double page map, vg in dj. Pencil sketch to bottom half of title page of a creek with geese coming into land, signed and dated 18/6/73 Mackenzie Thorpe, also includes a folded printed yellow card with standing goose and Kenzie the wild gooseman Sutton Bridge printed to front flap, shooting seasons to inside and "JOIN WAGBI" to opposite side, signed and dated 18/6/73 Mackenzie Thorpe. [20059]
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Author: WILLOCK Colin

Kenzie The Wild Goose Man

1997.  reprint.  Tideline.  Rhyl, North Wales.  159 pages, illus by McKenzie Thorpe and John Lathery. A fine copy in dj. This edition includes new introduction and contains photographs not used in the first edition. [20106]
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Author: WILSON John, NORTH Christopher

Christopher In His Sporting Jacket

1901.  rep Edn,.  New York.  XVIII 131 pages, 8 plates coloured by hand, original cloth backed boards, vg. William Aspenwall Bradley's copy with his bookplate, also letter to Bradley and press cutting relating to the book, pasted to rear EP. Bradley wrote the introduction to the book, the first appearance of the stories were in the Blackwood magazine. Some fishing, hunting and shooting. [7286]
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Author: WOOD Samuel

British Bird Preserver, or How to Skin, Stuff and Mount Birds And Animals

n/d circa 1877.  1st Edn,.  Frederick Warne And Co.  128 pages, adverts, frontis illus and numerous text illus, verso of title page 2 small coloured stickers unrelated, lacking the paper spine, but a tight copy, original pictorial paper covered boards showing bird scene to upper board. Wood describes himself as a naturalist and professional bird preserver, The contents give details of tools and equipment required skinning etc, also habits of birds and mammals with notes and setting them up. [6575]
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