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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: Adams, Cyril,

LIVE PIGEON TRAP SHOOTING - ITS HISTORY APPURTENANCES, DES CENDANTS, AND HOW TO DO IT

2017.  1st.  The Sporting Library.  Grantham.  276 pages, 4to illustrated throughout using colour and b/w photographs. Line drawings, old prints adverts and related ephemera. This is without question the definitive work on the subject ? the history, equipment, descendants of an esoteric sport and how to do it a fine copy in DJ. [23698]
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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: ALKEN H., BARENGER J., MARSHALL J., DIGHTON B.

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, illustrated with 22 hand-coloured plates all edges gilt, a limited edition of 500 copies. Bound by Bayntun (Riviere) Bath in a full red calf with gilt double frames to the boards with sporting motif corner pieces, the spine in 5 compartments with central sporting vignettes within gilt decorative boarders and leather title label. Light rubbing to spine edges with cracking to top 4cm of the upper spine edge. Sporting Repository was originally published as a magazine in 1822 and quite rare and was important for its fine colour plates. The plates are reproduced and coloured by hand, includes plates on Partridge Shooting Grouse Shooting, Gamekeepers, poachers, Greyhounds. [22536]
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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, illustrated with 22 hand-coloured plates, a 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 quite rare and was important for its fine colour plates. The plates are reproduced and coloured by hand, includes plates on Partridge Shooting Grouse Shooting, Gamekeepers, poachers, Greyhounds. [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: 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: AN OLD GAMEKEEPER

Plain Directions For Acquiring The Art Of Shooting On The Wing, With Useful Hints Concerning All That Relates To Guns And Shooting, And Particularly In Regard To the Art Of Loading So As To Kill. To which has been added several valuable and hitherto secret recipes, of great practical importance to the sportsman

1873.  1st.  The Handicraft Publication Company.  vi (i) 88 pages, 11pp adverts, frontis illustration of a Woodcock, publishers brown blind stamped cloth with gilt title to the upper cover a VG+ copy. Riling 936 [23600]
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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+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. 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: ARNOLD E.C.

British Waders Illustrated in Colour with Descriptive Notes

1924.  1st Edn,.  University Press.  Cambridge.  vii+102 pages, 4to, TEG pages uncut, 51 colour plates from water colours by the author with descriptive notes, limited to 50 copies signed by Arnold of which 45 are for sale, this being No 20. bound in 1/4 vellum, ice blue cloth boards, gilt wader vignette to the upper board. 2cm bruise to upper spine edge on the upper cover causing crack in vellum neatly repaired, o/w binding and vellum clean, although a book of natural history of waders, Arnold a keen shot notes many wildfowlers observations on waders being shot or seen. Much being on the Cley marshes of Norfolk. [23495]
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Author: Aspin, Jehoshaphat

A Picture of the Manners, Customs, Sports, and Pastimes, of the Inhabitants of England, From the Arrival of the Saxons Down to the Eighteenth Century. Selected from the Ancient Chronicles, and rendered in Modern Phraseology. Illustrated by Numerous Engravings, From Strutt and Others

1825.  1st.  J Harris.  iv -296, small 8vo, frontis and 11 engraved plates, some off setting from the plates to the text. Later not recent full calf raised bands and gilt tooling to the spine compartments an attractive binding VG. A variety of sports and pastimes covered. Hawking is mentioned in chapter ix, pages 129 -133 with a half page illustration. The hawking information consists chiefly of information taken from The Book Of St. Albans Swift 27- 01 [23505]
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Author: BADMINTON

Shooting Field & Covert, Shooting Moor And Marsh

1895 1893.  5th and 4th edition.  Longman and Co.  2 Vols, XV 357 & XIII 358 pages, full page and text illus throughout, foxing to contents, slight rubbing to head and tail of spines, publishers brown decorative cloth. Written by Lord Walsingham and Sir Ralph Payne Gallwey, covers the history of shooting, gun making, different forms of shooting vermin control etc., "written by two of the most knowledgeable shots in the land" Chute 655. [19839]
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Author: BADMINTON

Shooting Field and Covert

1902.  reprint Edn,.  XV 348 pages, illus, vg. [18573]
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Author: BADMINTON, Lord Walsingham Sir Ralph Payne Gallwey

Shooting Field & Covert, Shooting Moor And Marsh

1920, 1909.  reprints.  Longman and Co.  2 Vols, xv 364 & xiii 358 pages + 4 pages advs, full page and text illus throughout, ownership signature and address stamp to FEP. Publishers brown decorative cloth, cloth bright and clean. A fine copy free of foxing. Covers the history of shooting, gun making, different forms of shooting vermin control etc., "written by two of the most knowledgeable shots in the land" Chute 655. [20586]
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Author: BAKER D.J.

British Hand loading Cartridge Tools

2003.  1st Edn,.  The Author.  Landysul.  182 pages, to., illustrated throughout with line drawings. pictorial card covers signed presentation on title page by David Baker. A fine copy. [23002]
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Author: BAKER D.J.

British Hand loading Cartridge Tools

2014.  2nd Edn,.  The Author.  ii 245 pages, 4to illustrated with b/w engravings, and line illustrations. Pictorial gilt green cloth, spine titled in gilt. Signed personal presentation inscription on the title page, also loose letter from David. A fine copy. [22996]
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Author: BAKER D.J.

British Hand loading Cartridge Tools

2014.  2nd Edn,.  The Author.  245 pages, 4to illustrated with b/w engravings, and line illustrations. Pictorial gilt green cloth, spine titled in gilt. Signed personal presentation inscription on the title page, also loose note from David. A fine copy. [23206]
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Author: BAKER Stuart E.C.

Indian Ducks And Their Allies

1908.  1st Edn,.  Bombay Natural History Society.  XI 292 pages, tall 8vo., TEG, 30 fine coloured plates by H. Gronvold, GE Lodge, and JG Keulemans, contents and plates free from foxing, limited to 1200 copies, original 1/2 leather binding, light rubbing to corners. [7262]
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Author: BARKLEY H.C.

Studies In The Art Of Rat Catching

1896.  popular Edn,.  John Murray.  VII 185 pages, tan cloth, title and rat vignette to upper board in black. The author recounts his ratting trips using ferret dogs etc., [18087]
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Author: BATEMAN James A.

Animal Traps And Trapping

1983.  rep Edn,.  David Charles.  Newton Abbott.  286 pages, illus, vg in dj. A study of the history and methods of trapping. [15571]
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Author: Bateman T & J

Animal Traps And TrappingRabbit Traps A Collectors Guide

200.  1st edn.  the author.  51 pages, Numerous traps illustrated in b/w from photographs wit accompanying descriptions, publishers pictorial card covers. A fine copy. [22993]
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Author: BLAGDON (William Francis)

Shooting With Game And Gun Room Notes

1900.  1st Edn,.  Cogswell & Harrison.  vii 121 pages, 14 pages of sporting adverts, illus with full page drawings and photographs, the drawings by Archibald Thorburn, Henry Stannard and others, name to the front paste down. Publishers' brown cloth covered board, keeper with dog and gun and title in black to the upper board, some light marking good + copy. A comprehensive guide on shooting and the gun, the publishers being leading gunmakers. Riling 1492, Chute 47 [23040]
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Author: BLAND Clifford T.

Wildfowling

n/d 1950.  1st Edn,.  Seeley Services.  352 pages, colored frontis, + black and white illus from photographs, browning to EPs, published in the Lonsdale Series, vg. [20092]
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Author: BLAND T.Clifford And Others

Wildfowling

1950.  1st Edn,.  352 pages, illus, vg in dj, published in the Lonsdale Library. [10220]
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Author: BLAND T.Clifford And Others

Wildfowling

1950.  1st Edn,.  Seeley Service and Co.  352 pages, TEG, coloured frontis and numerous plates, some foxing to closed page edges, finely bound in a 1/2 dark green morroco, raised bands, gilt ruled with sporting motifs by Harrods, published in the Lonsdale Library. [13535]
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Author: BOARD OF AGRICULTURE AND FISHERIES

The Grouse Being A Collection Of Notes For The Use Of The Local Correspondent Of The Committee

.  Agriculture & Fisheries.  71 pages, illus from photographs, publishers dark green cloth, gilt title to upper board, vg. Prepared for the inquiry on grouse disease. [21134]
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Author: BRATBY Michael

Grey Goose

1939.  1st Edn,.  Geoffrey Bles.  234 pages, large 8vo., coloured frontis by Peter Scott + other illus from photographs, publishers blue cloth, vg in dj, some browning to dj. Much on punt gunning. Chute 58. [21508]
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Author: BRATBY Michael

Grey Goose

1939.  1st Edn,.  Geoffrey Bles.  234 pages, large 8vo., coloured frontis by Peter Scott + other illus from photographs, publishers blue cloth, vg in dj, dj dust soiled and browned. Much on punt gunning. Chute 58. [20339]
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Author: BRITISH FIELD SPORTS

Woodpigeon Shooting

nd circa 1933.  12 pages, illus from photographs and drawings in the text, printed card covers, vg. An early guide to pigeon shooting. [20597]
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Author: CALDERWOOD W.L.

The Salmon Rivers And Lochs Of Scotland

1909.  1st limited Edn,.  Edward Arnold.  x 442 pages, AEG, 4to.,pages uncut, 4 colour plates, 34 b/w plates from photographs, 18 maps. large 8vo, limited to 250 copies, original 2 tone cloth, rubbing to top outer corner of front board o/w a vg clean copy, seldom found in this condition. [19453]
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Author: Campbell Calum

Langwell

2012.  1st.  Calum Campbell.  Scotland.  143 pages, Landscape 4 illustrated throughout in b/w from early photographs. Limited to 500 copies this being no 218, bound in full faux leather, a fine copy. Campbell acquired a collection of old photo albums that had been sold in a clearance sale in Dorset following the death of a Miss Debenham whose father had rented Langwell in the 1920s and 1930s. With help from others, he has assembled a sporting record of the estate with the highly evocative photos with places and people identified. [23677]
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Author: CARACTACUS

The Autobiography Of A Poacher

1901.  1st Edn,.  John MacQueen.  x 255 pages, frontis portrait of the author, original green cloth clean and bright with gilt title, pictorial scene of gamekeeper and dog in various colours. An attractive book of a scarce title, the story of a poacher turned keeper in the [16632]
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Author: CARACTACUS

The Autobiography Of A Poacher

1901.  1st Edn,.  John MacQueen.  x 255 pages, frontis portrait of the author, original green cloth clean and bright with gilt title, pictorial scene of gamekeeper and dog in various colours. An attractive book of a scarce title, the story of a poacher turned keeper in the West country. Chute 72. [21133]
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Author: CARNEGIE William

How To Trap And Snare A Complete Manuel For The Sportsman, Game Preservation, Gamekeeper, And Amateur Or The Art Of Taking Animals And Birds In Traps, Snares And Nets

nd circa 1910.  1st Edn,.  Shooting Times.  XI 224 pages, advs mostly for traps, numerous text illus showing various types of traps etc., light dust soiling to publishers green cloth, title to upper cover, a vg copy of a scarce title. A comprehensive work on the subject. [16943]
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Author: CARNEGIE William

How To Trap And Snare A Complete Manuel For The Sportsman, Game Preservation, Gamekeeper, And Amateur Or The Art Of Taking Animals And Birds In Traps, Snares And Nets

nd circa 1910.  1st Edn,.  XI 224 pages, advs mostly for traps, text illus traps etc., light foxing to title pages, a vg copy of a scarce title. A comprehensive work on the subject. [7156]
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Author: CARNEGIE William

Practical Game Preserving, A Complete Guide To The Rearing And Preserving Of Both Winged And Ground Game And The Destruction Of Vermin

nd circa 1906.  revised and completely enlarged 3rd Edn,.  424 pages + adverts, frontis + 12 full page plates + numerous text drawings, many of raps etc, some age browning as usual, publishers black pebbled cloth, gilt title to upper cover. Chapters on game, the gamekeeper, ground and winged vermin, traps and trapping. [12540]
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Author: CARNEGIE William

Practical Game Preserving, A Complete Guide To The Rearing And Preserving Of Both Winged And Ground Game And The Destruction Of Vermin

nd circa 1906.  revised and completely enlarged 3rd Edn,.  424 pages + adverts, frontis + 12 full page plates + numerous text drawings, many of raps etc, some age browning as usual, publishers black pebbled cloth, gilt title to upper cover. Chapters on game, the gamekeeper, ground and winged vermin, traps and trapping. [19724]
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Author: CARNEGIE William

Practical Game Preserving: Containing The Fullest Directions For Rearing And Preserving Both Winged And Ground Game, And Destroying Vermin

nd circa 1884.  1st Edn,.  L Upcott Gill.  570 pages, 10pp advs, text and full page illus from drawings, some foxing to first few pages, publishers green cloth, gilt title to upper board with pheasant vignette. the book is divided into 4 sections, Winged Game, Ground Game, Vermin, Miscellanea, much of the work covers trapping and vermin control. "It is the first book to give detailed instructions for the shoot owner and keeper on game" Chute 78. [19012]
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Author: CHAPMAN A.

The Art Of Wildfowling

1896.  1st Edn,.  Horace Cox.  xi 270 pages, adv, 36 illus by the author and Charles Whymper, 5 of the plates are folding, apart from light foxing to closed page edges a vg clean copy in the original green cloth with gilt title to upper board. Chapman writes with "some deal of confidence" after " five and twenty years keen pursuit of wildfowling" Chute 091 [22398]
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Author: CHAPMAN Abel

The Borders and Beyond, Arctic, Cheviot, Tropic

1924.  1st Edn,.  Gurney and Jackson.  xxi 489 pages, TEG, advs, 170 sketches by the author, 19 plates in colour by W H Riddell, maps diagrams, etc. A vg and clean copy. Also includes 2 photos of Abel Chapman 12cm x 16cm showing Chapman with gun and dog and keeper, to verso note in ink "blackcock right and left" Houxty Wood Sep 5 1925, crease mark to 1 corner + 6cm crease with 2cm split, 2nd photo 10.5cm x 6.5cm showing standing Chapman with dog holding a gun and mallard to verso manuscript note "first shot in my 75th year Oct 1925" initialed A.C. also note in red ink, possible a publisher relating "proof depth etc" small chip to one corner strengthening to one corner at rear. [21476]
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Author: CHAPMAN Abel

The Borders And Beyond Arctic Cheviot Tropic

1924.  1st. Edn,.  Gurney and Jackson.  XXI 489 pages, advs, illus 19 in colour by W.H.Riddell and 120 sketches by the author+ maps and diagrams, vg. [716]
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Author: CHAPMAN Abel

The Borders and Beyond, Arctic, Cheviot, Tropic

1924.  1st Edn,.  Gurney and Jackson.  XXI 489 pages, advs, 56 sketches by the author, maps and diagrams, 19 plates in colour by W H Riddell, light dust soiling to original cloth, vg. [18271]
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Author: CHAPMAN Abel

Retrospect Reminiscences and Impressions of a Hunter Naturalist in Three Countries 1851-1928

1928.  1st Edn,.  Gurney and Jackson.  xix 353 pages, illus by Joseph Crawhall and W.H. Riddell, 20 in colour and rough sketches by the author, armorial bookplate of C.T. Anstruther to front paste down.VG in DJ some closed tears to head of spine and lower edge of the DJ. Second issue of the first edition in a plainer cloth and top edge not gilt also the DJ differs to the 1st issue. Chapmans varied sporting adventures includes hunting buffalo, rhinoceros, elephant, and plains game in British East Africa. The colour plates are particularly fine. Czech 60 Chute 97 ?100 [6361]
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Author: CHAPMAN Abel

Wild Norway, With Chapters On Spitsbergen, Denmark etc

1897.  1st Edn,.  Edwards Arnold.  XIII 358 pages, 16pp advs, full page illus by the author assisted by Charles Whymper and P.CH.Trench +text illus, publisher's dark blue cloth, light bumping to corners, vg. Includes salmon fishing, reindeer and elk hunting, etc., [16066]
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Author: CHAPMAN Abel

Wild Norway, With Chapters On Spitsbergen, Denmark etc

1897.  1st Edn,.  Edwards Arnold.  XIII 358 pages, 16pp advs, full page illus by the author assisted by Charles Whymper and P.CH.Trench + text illus, some occasional foxing, armorial bookplate of James Donald Dobson to front paste down, publisher's dark blue cloth, vg-. Includes salmon fishing, reindeer and elk hunting, etc., [18152]
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Author: CHARNLEY J.R.

Hints On Preserving And Mounting Birds

1920.  1st Edn,.  J.H.Wheldon and Co.  41 pages, b/w frontis of a golden eagle skeleton, card covers printed in black, some dust soiling, light rubbing to spine, staple bound, contents include In The Field, The Outfit, Skinning, and Mounting, Casing. [16971]
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Author: CHURCHILL R.

Shooting "Flicker" No XXV

nd circa 1930.  1st.  a small booklet 7.5 x 5.5cms of photo illus where the top is flicked through fingers, Mr Churchill is seen loading, mounting and position for away birds, by reversing, Part 2 is showing stance footwork, gun mounting and body swing, for incoming and overhead shots. Printed brown card covers, to front cover an advert for Robert Churchill's How To Shoot 1930 edition, to rear adverts for The Gun Club Shooting Grounds, an unusual and difficult item to find in good condition [22669]
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Author: COLES Charles

Game Birds

1981.  1st Edn,.  117 pages, folio, 24 full colour plates + pencil sketches by Maurice Pledger, a fine copy in dj, dj evenly faded on spine with original slipcase. [4514]
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Author: COLQUHOUN John

Sporting Days

1866.  1st Edn,.  William Blackwood and Son.  Edinburgh.  VII 255 pages, 20pp adverts, partly unopened couple of pages with upper margin tears where badly opened, apart from this a near fine copy, free of foxing. The green cloth with gilt title to upper band clean and fresh, chapters on seafowl, shooting on the Firth of Forth, deer stalking in Mull, natural history and sport of Bute, loch salmon fishing etc., Chute 119, WS 63. [15168]
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Author: CRAVEN

The Young Sportsman's Manual Or Recreations in Shooting

1867.  new Edn,.  X + 385 pages, Full page + text, illus. vg-. [2585]
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Author: CRAVEN [Carleton John William]

Recreations In Shooting With Some Account Of The Game Of The British Isles

1859.  new Edn,.  Henry J Bohn.  907 pages, 9 engraved photos + full page and text illus in the publisher's blind stamped patterned cloth, a vg copy of a popular title. [13867]
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Author: DANIEL The Rev William B.

Rural Sports

1801, 1802.  1st Edn,.  Bunney and Gold.  2 Vols, (x) 383+(5) (iv) 520+(iv) pages, small 4to., 26 x 21cm 8.5" x 10.5", engraved title, 64 engraved plates, later not recent 1/2 calf marbled boards, gilt decorated spine by Fletcher of Norwich. Rubbing to spine edges and corners, 2 corners leather chipped with loss, Volume I chipped at head of spine. Overall a vg tight copy A comprehensive work descriptive of every conceivable type of game, wildfowling, fish and fishing, gamekeeping, game laws, guns etc etc" Chute 152, Schwerdt did not list the first edition. [15979]
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Author: DAVIE Oliver

Methods In The Art Of Taxidermy

1894.  1st Edn,.  Columbus, USA.  XIV 150 pages, 4to., 7 page index, XIII subscribers list, TEG, large 8vo., frontis, 89 full page plates exhibiting 500 figures chiefly drawn by Theodore Jasper, original grey cloth, gilt title and decorative borders to upper board, light surface rubbing to edges. [1228]
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Author: DAVIES G.Christopher

Mountain, Meadow and Mere. A Series Of Outdoor Sketches Of Sport, Scenery, Adventures And Natural History

1873.  1st Edn,.  Henry S King & Co.  VIII 226 pages, 36 pages of adverts, full page and text illus, green decorative gilt cloth, 1 small chip to cloth of spine edges, vg. A collection of articles on field sports includes carp fishing, the Shropshire meres, the tench pool, a days pike fishing in Norfolk etc. also wildfowling, rabbiting, etc. [13844]
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Author: DELACOUR John

The Pheasants Of The World

1984.  reprint.  Spur Publishing.  Hindhead.  395 pages, 4to., with 32 plates by J.C.Harrison + maps and diagrams, red cloth, gilt title to upper board, vg in dj. [19467]
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Author: Dewar, Douglas. (wood engravings by E. Fitch Daglish)

Game Birds

1928.  1st Edn,.  Chapman and Hall Ltd.  ix ? 256 pages, 4to top edge gilt pages uncut. Tipped in frontis, vignette engraving to the title page, and 18 other full page tipped in wood engravings and 3 text engravings.Large paper edition limited to 50 copies signed by Douglas Dewar and Fitch Daglish printed on hand made paper, the plates on Japanese vellum, includes the loose extra plate "Awaiting The Flight" signed by Fitch Daglish. Bound in the publisher's brown pig skin over grey cloth. A VG+ copy of a finely produced book, detailing the natural history of all the game birds, characteristics classification, colour, hybrids etc. Chute 171 [22588]
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Author: DOWNING Graham

A SPORTING CENTURY: THE HISTORY OF THE BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR SHOOTING AND CONSERVATION

2007.  1st Edn de luxe Edn.  Quiller Press..  Shrewsbury, Shropshire..  192 pages, All edges gilt small 4to, illustrated in colour & b/w from photographs throughout. Bound in a half tan leather over green cloth, spine & upper board titled in gilt, in a green cloth slipcase. Edition limited to 200 copies, signed & numbered 194 by Graham Downing. Fine copy of a comprehensive history of the Wildfowlers' Association of Great Britain and Ireland as it celebrates its 100th anniversary as the British Association for Shooting and Conservation. [22372]
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Author: EAST SUSSEX

The Shot Gun And Its Uses

nd circa 1914.  XVII 179 pages, sporting adverts, & full page illus from photographs, attractive pictorial paper covered boards. A vg copy difficult to find in this condition, includes chapter on the development of arms and its use at the traps and the field, powder shot and the care of guns Riling 1782 [5854]
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Author: EDWARDS Lionel

A Sportsman's Bag

1937.  1st Edn,.  Country Life.  15+ pages, large 4to, frontis and 17 full page colour illus by Edwards and line drawings, with accompanying text, green cloth with gilt title to upper board, vg in worn dj. A title becoming difficult to find, often broken for the fine sporting plates. [11428]
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Author: EDWARDS Lionel

A Sportsman's Bag

1937.  1st Edn,.  Country Life.  15+ pages, large 4to, frontis and 17 full page colour illus by Edwards and line drawings, with accompanying text, green cloth with gilt title to upper board, light rubbing to head and tail of spine o/w vg. A title becoming difficult to find, often broken for the fine sporting plates. [14945]
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Author: EVERITT Nicholas

Broadland Sport

1902.  1st Edn,.  R.A.Everitt and Co.  XXIV 393 pages, 22pp adverts, illus with photographs and drawings by the author, armorial bookplate of J.E.Ray to FEP, head of spine rubbed, publisher's green gilt decorated cloth with sporting scene to upper board, a vg copy. Chute 204. Much on wildfowling, fishing, yachting etc. [18068]
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Author: EVERITT Nicholas

Ferrets Their Management In Health And Disease With Remarks on Their Legal Status

1897.  1st Edn,.  Adam and Charles Black.  xv 209 pages, full page and text illustrations from photographs and drawings. Publishers' olive green cloth with title and ferret in black to the upper cover. Covers lightly faded and head of spine chipped, one of the earliest books on the subject. [7545]
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Author: EVERITT Nicholas

Shots From A Lawyers Gun

1910.  5th Edn,.  Everett and Co.  xlvi 479 pages, full page and text illustrations from drawings etc. Presentation inscription on front free blank to Superintendent John F Pages, signed and dated July 4th 1910, Oulton Broad, Lowestoft, Nichols Everitt. Publishers' green cloth VG. A good association copy of a popular title updated with each edition. [557]
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Author: EVERITT Nicholas

Shots From A Lawyers Gun

1910.  5th Edn,.  Everett and Co.  xlvi 479 pages, full page and text illustrations from drawings etc. Publishers' green cloth VG. A popular title updated with each edition. [23504]
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Author: FFF

The Hare

1896.  1st Edn,.  Longman Green and Co.  vii 263 pages, 24pp advs, illus after G.D.Giles, Archibald Thorburn and C. Whymper, bookplate to front paste down, pictorial covers, vg. [19096]
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Author: FFF

The Pheasant

1895.  1st Edn,.  Longmans Green and Co.  VIII, 265 pages, 24pp adves, full page illus by A Thorburn, some occasional spotting, ownership to FEP, publishers pictorial cloth, vg. [19948]
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Author: FFF

The Rabbit

1898.  1st Edn,.  Longman Green and Co.  VI + 256 pages, 32 pages advs, 10 full page illus by Archibald Thorburn, G.E.Lodge, S Alken and Charles Whymper, armorial bookplate to front paste down, publishers pictorial cloth, some spotting to 1/2 title, vg. [18913]
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Author: FFF

The Rabbit

1898.  1st Edn,.  Longman Green and Co.  vi + 256 pages, 32 pages advs, 10 full page illus by Archibald Thorburn, G.E.Lodge, S Alken and Charles Whymper, spotting to half title armorial bookplate to front paste down, publishers pictorial cloth, vg. [19078]
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Author: FFF

Wildfowl

1905.  Longmans Green & Co.  VIII 278 pages, 48pp advs, 8 full page illus by Archibald Thorburn and Charles Whymper, bookplate to front paste down, vg [18832]
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Author: FFF

Wildfowl

1905.  Longmans Green & Co.  viii 278 pages, 48pp advs, 8 full page illus by Archibald Thorburn and Charles Whymper, pictorial covers, vg [20491]
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Author: FITZGERALD Gerald

Pot Luck, Rough Shooting In The West Of Ireland

1938.  1st Edn,.  Herbert Jenkins.  155 pages, frontis + 7 full page plates, publishers green cloth title in black, vg. Includes chapters on snipe shooting, wildfowling, game birds etc. [21142]
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Author: FOLKARD H.C.

The Wildfowler A Treatise On Fowling Ancient And Modern, Descriptive Also Of Decoys And Flight Ponds, wildfowl, shooting, gunning punts, shooting, yachts, also Fowlig in the Fens and in Foreign Countries, Rock Fowling etc.,

1859.  1st Edn,.  Piper Stephenson And Spence.  xxii 398 pages, Engraved 1/2 title page and frontis, + 11 other engraved plates and 5 wood cuts in the text. Armorial bbokplate of C.J.Anstruther to the front paste down. Publishers green blind stamped cloth with gilt vignette of a dog retrieving a duck. Chipping to the head of the spine, a very good clean copy of the 1st edition of a wildfowling classic. "The best researched wildfowling book". Comprising 74 chapters on tne history and practices of all forms of wildfowling including duck decoys. Chute 214. [22403]
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Author: FRANKLAND Sir Thomas

Cautions To Young Sportsmen

1801.  second with additions Edn,.  41 pAGES, Faint tide mark to lower front edge of some pages. Bound in a recent grey paper covered boards titled in black to the spine small ownership bookplate to the front paste down. First published in 1800 with 24 pages the 1801 second edition with additions, "A series of letters cataloguing cautions with regards to the double-barrelled flintlocks recently imported from France including factual examples of shooting disasters in the shooting field. This is the first book to warn of the dangers of shooting." Chute 220 notes he is yet to see a first edition, Schwerdt vol 1 -187. A rare title in any edition. [22780]
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Author: FREEMAN Captain W.

"The Pheasant" From The Cradle To The Grave. How To Rear Economically With Notes On Shooting By Purple Heather

1900.  1st Edn.  Crewkerne.  35 pages, (4) pp of related, Frontis illustration and one other full-page plate. Old part worm trail to rear paste down, 5 small worm holes to rear blank and advert pages. Original 1/4 cloth backed white paper printed covered board with tipped on photo of a shooting cart and a party of beaters, some old dust soiling and marking, page 28 is a price list for eggs and poults pages 29 to 35 are numerous testimonials for eggs and birds. "Freeman was a game farmer extraordinary as the 7-page testimonials demonstrate. This is a glorified sales brochure for which he charged two shillings and sixpence" chute222.Quite scarce only one copy located in UK libraries at the British Library. [23109]
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Author: Frost Christopher

THE OGILVIE BIRD COLLECTION

1889.  1st Edn.  the author.  Long Melford.  120 pages, Illustrated with colour photographs, line drawings etc Pictorial laminated covers. Limited to 250 copies signed by the author with an extra colour plate, also a personal inscription from the author on the front end paper. A fine copy. This collection of 770 cased British birds were all mounted by T.E.Gunn the Norwich taxidermist. F.M.Ogilvie made and catalogued the collection which was presented to Ipswich museum in 1918. [23041]
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Author: GAME & GUN

Game And Gun

1926.  424 pages, + inde, 4to. illus + adverts. Publishers dark red cloth, gilt title to upper board, a bi-monthly magazine. The magazine became monthly in December 1926, vg. Covers all areas of shooting including big game shooting, ith some excellent period adverts. [23039]
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Author: GAME & GUN

Game And Gun And The Angler's Monthly

1942.  Vol. XIX, 336 pages, 4to., January 1942 to December 1942, illustrated throughout from photographs and drawings, adverts etc. Bound in a maroon pebbled cloth with grey cloth spine. Includes an article with scraperboard illustration by B.B "Hunting Grey Geese". [23028]
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Author: GAME AND GUN

Game and Gun

1924.  256+1 pages, 4to., illus + adverts throughout, lacks FEP, publishers dark red binding, gilt title to upper boards, small mark to upper cover. The first 4 issues initially published as a quarterly magazine which ran to 1945. [16530]
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Author: GAME AND GUN

GAME AND GUN

1925.  430 pages, advs, 4to., illus, adverts, bound in the publishers dark red cloth, gilt title to upper boards, cover all aspect of shooting and country sports. [20935]
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Author: Game Birds

Gaybird Pheasant Farm Great Missenden Bucks

1933.  Gaybird Pheasant Farm.  16 pages, 14cm x 12 cm booklet illustrated from photographs. Pictorial paper covers coloured front cover advert to rear cover some light spotting a VG copy of a fragile booklet. Gives details of the game farm, the game birds with prices includes eggs, day old polts, adult birds. [23084]
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Author: Game Card

Blenheim

November 1896.  15cm x 11cm printed in blue date, game daily totals, party, blind stamped central crest. The party shot on November 24/25/26/27. The total bag for the 4 days was 8412 rabbits being 3328 + 1 hare on the 26 th the total for rabbits over 4 days was 6078. The guns were H.R.H The Prince of Wales, Lord Londonderry, Lord Gosford, Lord Curzon, Earl of Chesterfield, Rt Hon Geo Curzon, Rt Hon Hey Chaplin, Major Gen A Ellis, Mr W H Greenfell. The record bag for rabbits was in 1898 at Blenheim 6943 head. A rare card. [23088]
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Author: Game Card

Elveden

1933 Nov 1st.  19 cm x 12 cm Unused arrangement cards, printed on thick card. Details "Cars leave Elveden, Meet, Ammunition Van, Conveyance For Loaders Luncheon. NB -It is particularly requested that all KEEPERS and LOADERS be ready to start at --------ELVEDEN TIME". Head Keeper. Elveden time was 30 minutes ahead of Greenwich time. A rare card from the days of The Big Shots [23090]
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Author: Game Card

FRYSTON

5 Nov 1895.  8 cm x 13.5 cmm Printed card game listed on one side guns to verso. The total bag 344 head, 6 guns Lord Harwood, Lord Curzon, Lord Crewe, Mr James Graham , Mr Simpson, Mr Guise, some age browning to the game register. Fryston North Yorkshire close to Harewood house re the home of Lord Harewood (Henry Lascelles). [23095]
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Author: Game Card

Longeat

January 16/17/18 1910.  15 cm x 10 cm, Printed card listing date guns game total bag 680 6 guns. The name of the guns listed on verso, chipping to 2 corners 2cm closed tear. [23087]
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Author: Game Card

Manby (Lincolnshire)

December 1856.  6 cards for shooting at Manby in December 16/17/18/19/20 & 22, cards size 13 cm x 9cm, with a slightly larger summary card the cards string bound. Printed on thick card with MANBY to head, limned columns for, Name, Ph, P, W, S, H, R and total. At the bottom of the card No of Shots, Claims, Killed. All cards filled in in a neat hand Lord Worsley appears at the top of the named guns, (Lord Worsley was MP for Great Grimsby 1857 ? 1862). 6 to 8 guns shot over the days and named the total bag for the 6 days, claims 1301, killed 1334. A rare example of early game cards. [23097]
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Author: Game Card

Newbiggin Hall Shootings August 1878

De1878.  4to handwritten "Account of Game Killed". Lists names of the guns appears to be 2 different parties. Days shot from the 12th through to the 23rd excluding the 18th. Lists the bird shot per day for each gun not all guns shot every day. The total bag for both parties 1691. Below is a breakdown of the guns what they shoot and how many. The whole neatly presented, folding into smaller format with written title. Newbiggen Hall is in Northumberland. [23098]
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Author: Game Card

Newton House

17th to the 24th of October.  8.5 11.5 cm, Printed white card game listed with total head, 7 guns named. Total bag 408 of which 327 were grouse. [23092]
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Author: GAMEKEEPER

The Gamekeeper and Countryside volume 50

1946-47.  Gilbertson & Page Ltd.  Hertford.  136 pages 4to A bound volume of the magazine from October 1946 to September 1947. Bound without the paper covers, in the publisher's green cloth gilt title to upper cover and spine. Covers all aspects of keepering shooting and country maters with numerous adverts [21907]
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Author: GAMEKEEPER

The Gamekeeper and Countryside volume 54

1950-51.  Gilbertson & Page Ltd.  Hertford.  196 pages 4to A bound volume of the magazine from October 1950 to September 1951. Bound without the paper covers, in the publisher's green cloth gilt title to upper cover and spine. Covers all aspects of keepering shooting and country maters with numerous adverts. [21908]
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Author: GAMEKEEPER

The Gamekeeper and Countryside volume 55

1951-52.  Gilbertson & Page Ltd.  Hertford.  204 pages 4to A bound volume of the magazine from October 1951 to September 1952. Bound without the paper covers, occasional illustrations from photographs. Bound in the publisher's green cloth gilt title to upper cover and spine. Covers all aspects of keepering shooting and country maters with numerous adverts. [21905]
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Author: GAMEKEEPER

The Gamekeeper and Countryside volume 55

1951-52.  Gilbertson & Page Ltd.  Hertford.  204 pages 4to A bound volume of the magazine from October 1951 to September 1952. Bound with the red and black on white background printed front paper cover, and rear cover. Occasional illustrations from photographs. Bound in the publisher's green cloth gilt title to upper cover and spine. Covers all aspects of keepering shooting and country maters with numerous adverts. [21906]
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Author: GAMEKEEPER

The Gamekeeper and Countryside volume 56

1952-53.  Gilbertson & Page Ltd.  Hertford.  216 pages 4to A bound volume of the magazine from October 1952 to September 1953. Bound with the red and black on white background printed front paper cover, and rear cover. Occasional illustrations from photographs. Bound in the publisher's green cloth gilt title to upper cover and spine. Covers all aspects of keepering shooting and country maters with numerous adverts. [21909]
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Author: GAMEKEEPER

The Gamekeeper and Countryside volume 56

1952-53.  Gilbertson & Page Ltd.  Hertford.  216 pages 4to A bound volume of the magazine from October 1952 to September 1953. Bound with the red and black on white background printed front paper cover, and rear cover. Occasional illustrations from photographs. Bound in the publisher's green cloth gilt title to upper cover and spine. Covers all aspects of keepering shooting and country maters with numerous adverts. [21910]
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Author: GAMEKEEPER, Gilbertson & Page editors

The Gamekeeper Magazine A Journal Devoted To The Interests Of Game Preservers

1909-1913.  Gilbertson & Page Ltd.  Hertford.  Two volume containing volumes 13 & 14 commencing October 1909 through to September 1911 and volumes 15 & 16 commencing in October 1911 to Sept 1913 Both volumes contain 2 years to each volume 4to (30 cm x 25 cm) October 1909 to September 1910, 328 pages + 4-page index ? October 1910 to September 1911- 330 pages + 4-page index. October 1911 to September1912, 328 pages + 4-page index ? October 1912 to September 1911 - 342 pages + 4-page index Bound with the original front and rear paper covers some with binding puncture holes to very outer blank margin. To top edge or each of the front covers written in ink "Marked Copy" (presumably the publishers copy) numerous ink margin notes and occasionally across the text noting payment for articles and photographs, sometimes identifying the writer of the articles etc. Many Gilbertson & Page loose advert flyers bound in, includes traps, equipment prices, general breeding info, guns etc. The contents clean and tight, bound in a contemporary plain green cloth some old marking and some wear to edges in places the binding tight. An important periodical on gamekeeping giving an insight to the heyday of game shooting prior to the first world war. Each issue has a brief profile of a keeper, articles on keepering, poaching, "hints for the month", rearing, driving, guns, dogs etc. Illustrated throughout, from photographs and drawings, also a variety of related adverts many illustrated. [21903]
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Author: GAMEKEEPER, Vol 37, edited by Edgar Page for Gilbertson & Page

The Gamekeeper Magazine A Journal Devoted To The Interests Of Game Preservers

1933-1939.  Gilbertson & Page Ltd.  Hertford.  Three volumes containing Volumes 37 & 38 commencing October 1933 to September 1935 Volumes 39 & 40 commencing in October 1935 to September 1937 Volumes 41 & 42 commencing in October 1937 to September 1939 Three vols 2 years to each volume 4to (30 cm x 25 cm) October 1933 to September 1934, 346 pages + 4-page index ? October 1934 to September 1935- 346 pages + 4-page index. October 1935 to September1936, 364 pages + 4-page index ? October 1936 to September 1937 - 358 pages + 4-page index October 1937 to September1938, 363 pages + 4-page index ? October 1938 to September 1939 - 368 pages + 4-page index Bound with the original blue printed front and rear paper covers, in January 1934 the covers changed to red and black over white, from December1934 a coloured illustration was added. To top edge or some of the front covers written in ink "Marked Copy" (presumably the publishers copy) numerous ink margin notes and occasionally across the text noting payment for articles and photographs, sometimes identifying the writer of the articles etc. Many Gilbertson & Page loose advert flyers bound in, includes traps, equipment prices, general breeding info, etc in later issues classified advertisements appear for gamekeepers' positions, dogs guns etc. . The contents clean and tight, bound in a contemporary plain green cloth with gilt title to upper covers and spines with vol numbers, some fading to the gilt to the spines. The cloth clean and the binding tight with no splits. An important periodical on gamekeeping giving an insight game shooting prior to the second world war. Articles on keepering, poaching, "hints for the month", rearing, driving, guns, dogs etc. Illustrated throughout, from photographs and drawings, also a variety of related adverts many illustrated. ?760 [21904]
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Author: GAMEKEEPERS

Private Broadside

nd circa 1800.  Whittingham, printer.  21cm x 17cm. Giving orders to gamekeepers to destroy herons and ravens, no indication to place of origin other than the printer Whittingham, a small village in Northumberland on the bank of the River Aln, closed tear to lower blank margin. [20227]
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Author: GAMEKEEPER,Volume xlii ? xliii( part), edited by Edgar Page for Gilbertson & Page

The Gamekeeper Magazine A Journal Devoted To The Interests Of Game Preservers

1939.  Gilbertson & Page Ltd.  Hertford.  4to 12 monthly issues in the original paper covers the front cover showing a coloured sporting scene. The contents clean and tight An important periodical on gamekeeping giving an insight to game shooting. Each contains articles on keepering, poaching, "hints for the month", rearing, driving, guns, dogs etc. Also, a variety of related adverts many illustrated, also classified advertisements for gamekeepers' positions, dogs guns etc. Unusual to find in the original covers. [21921]
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Author: GATHORNE-HARDY A.E.

Autumns In Argyleshire With Rod And Gun

1900.  1st Edn,.  Longmans Green and Co.  xi 228 pages, 8 full pages illustrated by Archibald Thorburn, some spotting to contents heavy to the frontis tissue guard. Publishers' cloth, with gilt title and sporting vignette to upper board, and gilt standing stag to spine, some uneven fading to the cloth. Much on deer also stalking grouse and black game, shooting and salmon fishing. Chute 234 [22554]
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Author: GERRARD Edward and Sons

Price List Of Specimans For School, Museums Or Class Use Or For Working Collections

nd circa 1927.  16 pages, 14 page b/w plates, oblong 8vo., printed paper covers. Covers mounted birds, reptiles, skulls, anatomical and biological models, skeletons, brains, vg. [16957]
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Author: Gilbertson & Page Ltd

Game Food, Appliances etc

1909.  Gilbertson & Page Ltd.  Hertford.  Single folding sheet 23cm x 15 cm printed promotional price list for there products. Food, Hens Eggs, Specialties, Seeds, Dog Food , sham eggs. Coops, Appliances to include alarm guns feeders' drinker's traps etc. With 15 + other related printed Gilbertson & Page Ltd promotional papers some of a later date. [22623]
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Author: GLADSTONE Hugh S.

Shooting With Surtees, Including The Shooting Exploits Of Messrs. John Jorrocks, Jogglebury Crowdey, Facey Romford, And Other Famous Sportsmen, The Whole Being A Collection Of Extracts Relating To The Gun From The Works Of Robert Surtees Together With A "Whos Who" Of The Characters Mentioned Therein

1927.  1st Edn,.  H.F.Witherby.  XV 307 pages, illus, 4 in colour, slight discolouration to rear board front edge o/w a vg bright copy in attractive green decorative covers, some browning to the dj, an old stain to fold of rear flap, unusual to find in dj. [18307]
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Author: GLADSTONE Hugh S.

Shooting With Surtees Including The Shooting Exploits Of Messrs. John Jorrocks, Jogglebury Crowdey, Facey Romford, And Other Sportsmen

1927.  1st Edn,.  H F and G Witherby.  XV 307 pages, TEG, 14 full page illus, 4 in colour, green pictorial cloth with gilt title to upper board, vg. Chute 242 [18869]
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Author: GLADSTONE Hugh S.

Shooting With Surtees Including The Shooting Exploits Of Messrs. John Jorrocks, Jogglebury Crowdey, Facey Romford, And Other Sportsmen

1927.  1st Edn,.  H F and G Witherby.  XV 307 pages, illus, 4 in colour, green pictorial cloth with gilt title to upper board, vg. Chute 242 [5527]
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Author: GOLDBERGER Russ J., HAID Alan G.

Decoys A Complete Pictorial Guide

1993.  1st Edn,.  Burtonsville, USA.  143 pages, 4to., finely illus in colour, a fine copy in dj, presentation inscription signed by Goldberger on 1/2 title. [12387]
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Author: GOLDBERGER Russ J., HAID Alan G.

Mason Decoys A Complete Pictorial Guide

1993.  1st Edn,.  Decoy Magazine.  Burtonsville, USA.  143 pages, 4to finely illustrated in colour showing the decoys, signed on the half title page by Russ Goldberger. A fine copy in likewise DJ. A major illustrated survey of the history and design of Mason Decoys. [23029]
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Author: GRIMBLE A.

Shooting And Salmon Fishing And Highland Sport

1902.  Kegan Paul Trench Trubner & Co.  xii 275 pages, 4to, 28 photogravure plates from paintings by Archibald Thorburn, browning to end paper, publishers 1/4 vellum binding over paper covered boards, some darkening to the boards, the vellum spine clean, it is often found soiled. A combinationation of 1892 title Shooting and Salmon Fishing and the 1894 Highland Sports. [21470]
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Author: GUDGEON Simon

A Passion For Grouse, An Artist's and Sportsman's View

2001.  1st Edn,.  Ptarmigan Publishing Ltd.  Devices.  160 pages, 4to., illus in colour and sepia from the author's paintings and sketches, signed on titles page by Simon Gudgeon, a fine copy in dj. the author's observations and experiences of grouse over many years. [15913]
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Author: Gudgeon (Simon), Ben Hoskyns, Terence Lambert, Owen Williams, Rodger McPhail, Alastair Proud, Jonathan Sainsbury, Keith Sykes.

THE WOODCOCK: ARTISTS' IMPRESSIONS.

2006.  1st.  Swan Hill Press.  Shrewsbury.  147 pages, 4to finely illustrated in colour showing paintings drawings and sculptures, pictorial end papers Green cloth binding, spine titled in gilt, woodcock vignette on upper board A fine copy in fine DJ. A study in art of the woodcock by 8 accomplished artists. [23215]
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Author: HADDON-RIDDOCH Stuart

Rural Reflections A Brief History Of Traps, Trapkeepers And Gamekeeping In Britain

2001.  1st Edn,.  Glendarul.  287 pages, profusely illustrated from photos and drawings, fine in dj. Limited to 1000 copies. A well researched title with a section on man traps. [20942]
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Author: HAGGARD Lilias Rider Editor

The Rabbit Skin Cap, A Tale Of A Norfolk Countryman's Youth, Written In His Old Age By George Baldry

1950.  rep.  Collins.  258 pages, small 4to., coloured frontis and drawings by Edward Seago, publishers grey cloth, title in brown with vignette to upper board, vg in worn but presentable dj now in protective clean sleeve, vg. [20906]
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Author: HALL Herbert Byng

Scottish Sports And Pastimes

1850.  1st Edn,.  John Daniel A Darling.  264 pages +8 pages of adverts small 8vo.Engraved frontis and 4 other engraved plate and 5 full page plates from line drawings. Publishers blind stamped cloth with gilt running fox to upper cover. Describes all forms of shooting, fishing, etc. Chute 068 [22119]
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Author: HAMILTON JOSEPH

Some short and Useful Reflections Upon Duelling Which Should Be In The Hands Of Every Person Who Is Liable To Receive A Challenge Of An Officer By A Christian Patriot

1823.  1st Edn.  The author.  Dublin.  ix (i) 106 pages, (ii) advert, 12mo., half title present, engraved frontis "the Duelist" bound in recent 1/4 tan calf, marbled boards, anti dueling essays which includes advice to seconds, advice to principles, dueling anecdotes to verso of pp ix advertisement note part of the profits will be appropriated towards paying for a press and types for printing such cheap tracts as are best calculated to abate dueling, suicide. An anti dueling assoc. was formed in Dublin 1823, Thimm 125 [20782]
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Author: HANGER George

To All Sportsmen Farmers And Game Keepers

1816.  New Edn,.  226 pages, folding frontis, illus, heavy foxing to folding plate, title page and advert leaf, later 1/2 calf binding, vg. [6026]
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Author: HARRISON Jeffery Surgeon Lieutenant

The Wildfowl Of The Elbe Estuary

nd Circa 1948.  Hamburg Shooting Assoc.  14 pages, illus, map, 1/4 cloth back pictorial boards, the upper board shows a scene of 2 geese coming into land by J.C.Harrison, vg. "This guide was published to help those who are fortunate enough to be stationed sufficiently near the Elbe Estuary to enjoy some of the finest wildfowling that there is in North East Europe. [6268]
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Author: HARTING James Edward

Hints On Shore Shooting With a Chapter On Skinning And Preserving Birds

1871.  1st Edn,.  John Van Voorst.  88 pages, engraved frontis, some occasional spotting to contents, original cloth with gilt title to upper boards, faded on spine and edges, Chute 277 [3153]
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Author: HARTING James Edward

Hints On Shore Shooting With a Chapter On Skinning And Preserving Birds

1871.  1st Edn,.  John Van Voorst.  88 pages, errata slip, armorial bookplate to front paste down, a vg copy in the publisher's original cloth with gilt title to upper boards, a title becoming difficult to find, Chute 277 [19618]
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Author: HARTING James Edward

Hints On Shore Shooting With a Chapter On Skinning And Preserving Birds

1871.  1st Edn,.  John Van Voorst.  88 pages, name on verso of engraved frontis, old sellotape mark to front paste down, bookplate to front paste down, original cloth with gilt title to upper boards, a vg- copy of a title becoming difficult to find, Chute 277 [13930]
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Author: HARVIE-BROWN J.A.

Travels Of A Naturalist In Northern Europe, Norway 1871, Archangel 1872, Petchora 1875

1905.  1st Edn,.  T Fisher Unwin.  2 Vols, XIV 541 pages, frontis portrait of the author + full plates 2 being coloured, text illus and 4 maps, original brown cloth, light discolouration mark to front board, includes some shooting during the author's collecting of specimens. [15980]
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Author: HARVIE-BROWN J.A.

Travels Of A Naturalist In Northern Europe, Norway 1871, Archangel 1872, Petchora 1875

1905.  1st Edn,.  T Fisher Unwin.  2 Vols, XIV 541 pages, frontis portrait of the author + full plates 2 being coloured, text illus and 4 maps, original brown cloth, a vg bright clean set, includes some shooting during the author's collecting of specimens. [11166]
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Author: HASLUCK Paul N.

Taxidermy

1900.  1st Edn,.  160 pages, 12mo, illus, pictorial cover soiled, g+. [9928]
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Author: HAWKER Col Peter

The Diary Of Colonel Peter Hawker 1802 - 1853

1893.  1st Edn,.  Longmans Green and Co..  Richmond.  2 Vols, ix 366, 393 pages, 32 pages adverts pages uncut,10 full page plates including 2 plans. Introduction by Sir Ralph Payne Gallwey, some light spotting to contents. Publishers olive green cloth. Volume 1 covers 1802 - 1829, Volume 2 1829 - 1853, include a summary of 51 seasons bags of game with an estimate of 12000 killed. Chute 287 [22965]
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Author: HAWKER Lt Col P.

The Diary Of Colonel Peter Hawker 1802-1853

1893.  1st Edn,.  Longmans Green and Co.,.  2 Vols, ix 366, 393 pages, 32 pages adverts, frontis to each volume and 8 full page plates, introduction by Sir Ralph Payne Gallwey. Some light spotting to contents, circular armorial bookplate to front paste downs. Publishers' olive cloth, rubbing to edges and head and tail of the spines a good + set. Volume 1 covers 1802 - 1829, Volume 2 1829 - 1853, include a summary of 51 seasons bags of game with an estimate of 12000 killed. Chute [23481]
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Author: HAWKER Lt Col P.

Instruction To Young Sportsmen In All That Relates To Guns And Shooting

1824.  3rd considerably enlarged and improved.  Longmans, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green.  xxii 470 pages, Top edge gilt, coloured frontis "cripple chase after firing 2lbs of shot", 9 further engraved full page plates, 3 being hand coloured. Bound in a later full maroon calf with blind ruling to the boards, the spine in 6 compartments with ornate gilt tooling leather title label. A very good + tall copy of the 3rd and most complete edition and the only edition to have the 4 coloured plates. Containing valuable information on wildfowling with a gunning punt, French hut shooting, pheasant, partridge shooting and grouse shooting and deer stalking. Schwerdt Vol 1 235m Chute 286, Riling 37 [23125]
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Author: HAWKER Lt Col P.

Instructions To Young Sportsmen In All That Relates To Guns And Shooting

1816.  2nd Edn.  R Hunter.  (cviii)+324+(22) pages, All edges gilt tall 8vo., with hand coloured frontis of a punt approaching wildfowl + 5 engraved plates. Bound by Riviere & Son in a full tan calf, the spine in six compartments with title labels and, central floral tooling within decorative borders. A very good clean copy in a fine binding. Hawker's classic work running to 10 editions in his lifetime. The 1st being written at the request of friends had no plates or embellishments. the 2nd was updated, and plates added. One of the most informative books on shooting particularly wildfowling of the 19th century. Chute 285, Riling 373 [23116]
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Author: HAWKER Lt Col P.

Instructions To Young Sportsmen In All That Relates To Guns And Shooting

1816.  2nd Edn,.  R Hunter.  V+(10) 324+(22) pages, tall 8vo., hand coloured frontis of a punt approaching wildfowl + 5 engraved plates, bookplate of Bibliotheqa Tiliana to front paste down, neat 2cm Tiliana stamp to verso of title page and lower margin of last page, recent rebind in 1/2 tan morroco, marbled boards, gun motif to spine compartments. A vg copy of Hawker's classic work running to 10 editions in his lifetime. The 1st being written at the request of friends had no plates or embellishments. the 2nd was updated and plates added. Chute 285, Riling 373 [16157]
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Author: HEATHCOTE J.M.

Reminiscences Of Fen And Mere

1876.  1st Edn,.  Longmans Green and Co.  XIII 134 pages, 2 errata slips, contemporary inscription to upper blank margin of title page, recased in the original maroon cloth, gilt title and sportsman with gun vignette within blind stamped borders mostly fenland drainage and history but includes some shooting, plover catching, a stalking sledge. Chute 290 [16838]
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Author: HEILNER Van Campen

Duck Shooting

1951.  1st English Edn,.  Hutchinson.  366 pages, 4to., illus throughout with B/W photographs and 17 colour plates by Lynn Bogue Hunt. Publishers' green cloth with gilt title to upper cover and spine, foxing to the rear end paper vg. The author's wildfowling experiences in America and Europe Includes fowling on the wash with Peter Scott, punt gunning flighting geese. [22245]
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Author: HEILNER Van Campen

Duck Shooting

1951.  1st English Edn,.  366 pages, 4to, illus with photographs and 17 colour plates by Lynn Bogue Hunt, vg in chipped dj. The author's wildfowling experiences in America and Europe. [7223]
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Author: HIGSON D.

Seafowl Shooting Sketches Being Chiefly A Series Of Adventures On The River Ribble In Pursuit Of Wildfowl With Special Chapters A Few Notes On Birds, Guns and Accessories, and on Stringing The Cross-Bow

1909.  new and enlarged Edn,.  Alfred Halewood.  Preston.  101 pages, published for the author, frontis portrait, includes subscribers list, and a list of shooting engines presumably belong to Higson, advert to rear end papers includes J Burrow's Gunmakers Preston & Carlisle, publisher's blue cloth covered boards, gilt title to upper cover, a vg+ copy. Also a list of shooting. A collection of wildfowling and shooting stories between 1869 and 1904. Chute 294. [21423]
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Author: HIGSON D.

Seafowl Shooting Sketches Being Chiefly A Series Of Adventures On The River Ribble In Pursuit Of Wildfowl With Special Chapters A Few Notes On Birds, Guns and Accessories, and on Stringing The Cross-Bow

1909.  new and enlarged Edn,.  Alfred Halewood.  Preston.  101 pages, published for the author, frontis portrait, includes subscribers list, and a list of shooting engines presumably belong to Higson, advert to rear end papers includes J Burrow's Gunmakers Preston & Carlisle, rubbing to head of spine and corners, 2cm rubbing through cloth to edge of front cover, publisher's blue cloth covered boards, gilt title to upper cover. Also a list of shooting. A collection of wildfowling and shooting stories between 1869 and 1904. Chute 294. [20264]
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Author: HOOD Maj Arthur

Shooting Notes on Shooting in the British Isles

1909.  1st Edn,.  94 pages, original green cloth, title to upper board in black. A guide to small game shooting includes chapters on woodcock and snipe, wood pigeon, wildfowl and game taken from articles in The Times. [13653]
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Author: HOOD Maj Arthur

Shooting Notes on Shooting in the British Isles

1909.  1st Edn,.  94 pages, original green cloth, title to upper board in black. A guide to small game shooting includes chapters on woodcock and snipe, wood pigeon, wildfowl and game taken from articles in The Times. [724]
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Author: HORNELL James

Two Types Of Old Rat-Traps From Carmarthenshire

nd Circa 1943.  1st thus.  W Spurrell & Son.  Carmathen.  8 pages, 4to., 5 illus from photographs and a drawing, publishers printed card covers, presentation inscription to upper blank margin, signed by J Hornell. A vg copy, originally published in the Carmarthen Antiquary, this is the 1st separately [21717]
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Author: HOWITT Samuel

The British Sportsman

1812.  new Edn,.  Edward Orme.  4to., engraved frontis + 71 full page engraved plates, plates numbered 1 to 70, there are 2 plates numbered 17 in the hunting section, they have different images, and completes the set of six fox hunting plates as Schwerdt 252; label to armorial bookplate of J Cornish-Bonden, Black Hall to front paste down, with his presentation inscription to Herbert Cornish Bowden to front end paper, some light spotting to prelims and occasionally to plates, a vg large copy in the original grey paper covered boards with paper title to upper boards, original printed label to spine. There is the Edward Orme imprint to the plates, the engravings are of a good quality and cover all aspects of field sports and sporting dogs. A title often broken for the plates. [20805]
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Author: HUDSON Peter J.

Grouse In Space And Time, The Population Biology Of A Managed Gamebird

1992.  1st Edn,.  Game Conservancy Ltd.  Fordingbridge.  XVI 224 pages, 4to., colour illus photographs, numerous drawings and diagrams, pictorial laminated covers, a fine copy. the first major in depth report on Scottish grouse since the Lovat Report 1911. [16084]
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Author: HUMPHREYS John

The Country Sportsmans Record Book And Journal

2016.  Angela Humphreys.  224 pages, 4to., all edges gilt. A game and angling record book conceived by the late John Humphreys in 1988 now reprinted by his widow Angela. The journal includes the original introduction by John, each double page has columns for Date & Place, My Companions, The Bag and Remarks with sporting corner piece vignettes by John Paley and a quote by various sportsmen of the past. Bound in full green simulated leather, gilt title within ruled borders to upper cover with sporting vignettes. A beautifully produced book available again in a limited print run. [20493]
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Author: HUMPHREYS John

Stanley Duncan Wildfowler

1983.  1st Edn,.  BASC.  Rossett.  95 pages, illustrated from old photographs, map EP's, vg in DJ light rubbing to the top of spine of the DJ. Stanley Duncan was a railway engineer and enthusiastic wildfowler who designed and built punt converted guns, was founder of WAGBI later became BASC, writer and contributor to Shooting Times. the book uses material from his diaries, articles and reminiscences from friends and family using original photographs. [23019]
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Author: HUNTINGTON Dwight W.

Our Feathered Game A Handbook Of The North American Game Birds

1903.  1st Edn,.  Charles Scribners Sons.  XII 396 pages, frontis + 7 other colour plates of shooting scenes + 29 b/w plates showing 135 game birds, presentation inscription on FEP to E.T.Baring on leaving Heatherdown, bound in full red calf, gilt "Heatherdown Ascot" to the upper board, spine in 6 compartments with gilt ruled borders and decorative framed centerpiece, vg. [16047]
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Author: I.C.I.

Gunning Without Game

nd Circa 1950.  1st Edn.  Imperial Chemicals Industries Limited.  40 pages, Illustrated with photographs and drawings showing the equipment the shooting field etc. Also diagrams on wear to stand, flight of birds etc. Publishers pictorial card covers VG. Quite scarce no copy held in UK libaries [23030]
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