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Author: ACTON C.R.

Sport And Sportsmen Of The New Forest

1936.  1st Edn,.  Heath Cranton Ltd.  190 pages, illus by Eric Meade-King, damage to FEP where name removal has caused loss 3cm x 1cm. Blue cloth, title in black, mostly hunting with hounds. [18884]
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Author: AFLALO F.C.

Half a Century Of Sport In Hampshire, Being Extracts From The Shooting Journals Of James Edward Second Earl Of Malmesbury With A Prefatory Memoir By His Grandson The Fifth Earl

1905.  1st Edn,.  Country Life.  XXXVII 192 pages, advs, 13 full page illus, small ownership stamp to FEP and half title, some darkening to publishers red cloth, gilt title to upper board, vg-. Chute 011 [16439]
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Author: 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.illus

The Sporting Repository containing Horse Racing, Hunting, Coursing, Shooting, Archery, Trotting and Tandem Matches, Cocking, Pedestrianism, Pugilism, Anecdotes on Sporting Subjects

1904.  1st thus Edn,.  Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co Ltd.  X 478 pages, illus with 22 hand coloured plates, limited edition of 500 copies, publishers 2 tone green cloth, gilt vignette of horse and rider to upper board, light dust soiling to cloth. Sporting Repository was originally published as a magazine in 1822, and was important for its fine colour plates. [3400]
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Author: ALKEN H., BARENGER J., MARSHALL J., DIGHTON B.illus

The Sporting Repository containing Horse Racing, Hunting, Coursing, Shooting, Archery, Trotting and Tandem Matches, Cocking, Pedestrianism, Pugilism, Anecdotes on Sporting Subjects

1904.  1st thus Edn,.  Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co Ltd.  IX 233 + VII 244 pages, 2 volumes bound as 1, 4to., TEG, 22 colour plates after Henry Alken, Barenger, Dighton, Benjamin Marshall. limited edition of 50 numbered copies on hand made paper. Armorial bookplate of R.N.H.Moore Stevens to front paste down, faint tide mark to top 1/3 of verso blank on FEP and first blank and lesser so to 1/2 title and top half of rear free end paper, bound in later not recent 1/2 dark blue morroco, cloth sided spine in 6 compartments with raised bands, sporting motifs to four compartments within gilt ruled borders, a fine binding. Sporting Repository was originally published as a magazine in 1822, and was important for its fine colour plates. [18555]
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Author: ALKEN, Henry Thomas

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

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

The Geese of Europe And Asia Being Descriptions Of Most Of The Old World Specimans

1905.  1st English Edn,.  Rowland Ward Ltd.  xi 195 pages, coloured frontis by Dr P.P. Sushkin and 24 colour plates by F.W. Frohawk, some foxing to a few plates and prelims ownership name to front blank. Publishers green cloth clean, gilt ruling and title to upper board, the gilt title to the spine lacking gilt in places.1st published in 1904 in Russia [22240]
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Author: ALPHERAKY Sergius

The Geese of Europe And Asia Being Descriptions Of Most Of The Old World Specimans

1905.  1st English Edn,.  Rowland Ward Ltd.  xi 195 pages, coloured frontis by Dr P.P. Sushkin and 24 colour plates by F.W. Frohawk, a very clean copy with no foxing which is often found with this title, publishers green cloth clean and bright, gilt ruling and title to upper board, 1st published in 1904 in Russia [18901]
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Author: AMATEUR SPORTSMAN

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

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

An Essay Of Shooting

1975.  reprint Edn,.  The Richmond Publishing Co Ltd.  Richmond Surrey.  v ix 306 4 pages, blue cloth, facsimile reprint of the 1789 Dublin edition, new introduction by W S Curtis, fine in dj [20591]
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Author: ANON.

An Essay Of Shooting

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

An Essay Of Shooting

1975.  reprint Edn,.  The Richmond Publishing Co Ltd.  Richmond Surrey.  V+IX+306+4 pages, blue cloth, facsimile reprint of the 1789 Dublin edition, new introduction by W S Curtis. [15925]
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Author: ANON.

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

nd circa 1888.  1st Edn,.  39 (i) + 25pp catalogue for L.Upcott Gill + 7pp adverts, frontis + text illus throughout some spotting to front few pages27 pages, 32pp of adverts, text illus, original paper covers, light dust soiling, chips to spine edges, scarce item, few could have survived in good condition. [21068]
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Author: ANON.

Sportsman's Dictionary: or the Country Gentleman's Companion In All Rural Recreations With Full And Particular Instructions For Hawking, Hunting, Fowling, Setting, Fishing, Racing, Riding, Cocking etc

1744.  2nd Edn,.  J.Osborn.  Volume I. B - Z8 AA - CC Volume II. CC - AA2008 pages, unpaginated, second edition in 1 volume, frontis in 13 compartments + 24 other plates including 18 folding showing nets, engines and traps plus plate of fish and folding plate of hunting notes. Age browning to contents, small oval bookplate of Alan Jarvis to front paste down, recased using the original full leather boards, new matching leather spine. A vg copy often found with the folding plates damaged. Schwerdt Vol 2 221-222, Chute 597-598, WS 200 [11465]
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Author: ANON. COMPILED BY POUND DUDLEY

Shooting In The Mediterranean

C1930.  85 pages, privately printed, 4to., Printed by the Chief of Staff of HM Mediterranean Fleet for officers of the fleet, notes on the various game available, how and where to find it, the areas covered are Western Mediterranean, Adriatic and West Coast of Greece, the Aegean Eastern Mediterranean Sea of Marmora and Black Sea. The notes cover small game and big game including Ibex, wild pig, wild goats etc. partridge, quail, dove, the areas giving notes on town, station, game likely to be encountered, comments and what bags made or have been obtained i.e. Kavala "In September the local people organised a pig drive at which one pig was killed, no information as to whether it is any good to cook. Imbros "Best day 195 partridges and 15 various for 8 guns in the Valley of the Ridge. First published Circa 1926, this copy with circular stamp for the Commanding Officer HMS London 6 February 1930, note written beneath "compedia dated 7 Feb 1930 inserted". This appears to be pre publication for a revised edition with typed sheets or slips placed between relevant pages i.e. "page 15 cancel present notes and substitute" then follows a typed page in this case detailing licences, big game, pigsticking, similar inserts throughout, occasional ink notes to text, cloth index tabs to some pages. Retained in the original cloth backed paper covered boards, title to upper board, some surface rubbing. A rare item 1 copy listed on COPAC 1926 edition giving Malta as the place of publication. [11492]
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Author: APPERLEY J.C Nimrod

The Life Of A Sportsman

1842.  1st Edn.  Rudolph Ackermann.  VI (2) 402 pages, A.E.G. 36 hand coloured plates by Henry Alken of which 4 plates are on India paper mounted on thick paper, plate 33 2nd issue, contents clean and free of foxing, bound in full burgundy morroco by Riviere, triple gilt ruled border to boards, spine in 6 compartments, ornate gilt tooling within ruled borders inner gilt turn ins, light surface rubbing to spine edge. A vg copy of what is considered by many the premier coloured plate sporting book of the 19th century. (Tooley 65) Schwerdt I 36. . [18916]
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Author: APPERLEY J.C[Nimrod]

The Life Of A Sportsman

1914.  reprint Edn,.  Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co Ltd.  XI 400 pages, 36 colour plates, inscription on front paste down, green cloth with gilt fox vignette to upper board, vg. First published in 1842 "A half true half ficticous story descriptive of a country gentleman of large fortune and highly connected and his children's and sporting ambitions. The plates are excellent showing various sporting pursuits. [18342]
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Author: APPERLEY Nimrod C.J.

Memories Of The Late John Mitton ESQ of Halston Shropshire With Notices Of His Hunting, Shooting, Driving, Racing

1837.  2nd with considerable additions Edn,.  Rudolph Ackerman.  IX+ 206 pages, 8pp adverts, AEG, 18 fine hand coloured plates by H. Alken and T.J.Rawlins. Some occasional spotting to blank margin of plates and text, bound in full dark green morroco by Zaehnsdorf, gilt ruled borders to boards, spine in 6 compartments, ornate gilt tooling with double ruled borders, inner tooled borders, original cloth cover boards bound in at rear. Schwerdt Vol 1 38-39 "The second which is more interesting than the first on the account of the increased number of plates". John Mytton a hard living hard drinking sportsman died at the age of 38 penniless. Chute 1st edition 022 [18915]
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Author: APPERLEY Nimrod C.J.

Memories Of The Late John Mutton ESQ of Halston Shropshire With Notices Of His Hunting, Shooting, Driving, Racing

1837.  2nd with considerable additions Edn,.  Rudolph Ackerman.  IX+ 2064 pages, 8pp adverts, AEG, 18 fine hand coloured plates by H. Alken and T.J.Rawlins. 1 plate has slight chipping and dust soiling to very outer margin not effecting title or image. Recased in the publishers cloth with spine relayed, gilt title to upper board within an ornate sporting frame, vg. Schwerdt Vol 1 38-39 "The second which is more interesting than the first on the account of the increased number of plates". John Mytton a hard living hard drinking sportsman died at the age of 38 penniless. Chute 1st edition 022 [2037]
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Author: APPERLEY Nimrod C.J.

Memories Of The Late John Mutton ESQ of Halston Shropshire With Notices Of His Hunting, Shooting, Driving, Racing

nd Circa 1900.  reprint Edn,.  Keegan Paul.  XXVI 234 pages, large 8vo., coloured frontis and 19 further coloured plates, publishers green cloth, gilt vignette to upper board, vg. [17106]
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Author: ARNOLD E.C.

A Bird Collectors Medley

1907.  1st Edn,.  West Newman and Co.  144 pages, small 4to., 20 plates, 12 being in colour from the author's paintings and drawings + text illus from photographs. Publishers blue cloth with gilt title to upper board, light rubbing to head and tail of spine. The author dedicated the book to "my brothers and those who have been shore shooting with me in Norfolk and elsewhere". Much on shooting in Norfolk also chapters on punting in Chichester harbour, the Old Decoy Eastbourne, unusual shots etc., also chapters on natural history. Not in Chute. [18692]
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Author: ASKINS Charles

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

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

1906, 1889.  3rd Edn, 2nd Edn.  Longman and Co.  2 Vols xv 364 & xiii 348 pages, full page and text illus throughout, some occasional foxing to contents, publishers brown decorative cloth, cloth bright and clean. 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. [21887]
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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 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: BARNARD Rev M.R.

Sport In Norway And Where To Find It Together With A Short Account Of The Vegetable Productions Of The Country To Which Is Added A List Of The Alpine Flora Of Dovre Fjeld And Of The Norwegian Ferns

1864.  1st Edn,.  Chapman and Hall.  xvi 334 pages, 32pp adverts, engraved frontis + 1 other full page plate, text illus, some browning and dust soiling to contents, a partially unopened copy, 1 page with margin tear, armorial bookplate of Henry Guinness to front paste down recased in the original blind stamped red cloth showing some darkening and soiling, spine strengthened at head and tail, g+. The author notes the resources which Norway offers the angler and sportsman. He describes each province in turn and where possible the routes to various rivers, chapters on wild reindeer, feathered game, bear and lynk, hunting etc. [18276]
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Author: BATEMAN James A.

Animal Traps And Trapping

1971.  1st Edn,.  Newton Abbot.  286 pages, illus, vg in dj. [7101]
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Author: BATEMAN James A.

Animal Traps And Trapping

1976.  rep Edn,.  Newton Abbott.  286 pages, illus, inscription on FEP, vg in dj. A study of the history and methods of trapping. [441]
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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 James A.

Trapping a Practical Guide

1982.  rep Edn,.  Newton Abbott.  168 pages, illus, vg in dj [2929]
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Author: BB

Dark Estuary

1980.  new Edn,.  XI 164 pages, a new and revised edition with new scraperboard illus, fine in dj. [11696]
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Author: BB

Dark Estuary

1980.  new Edn,.  XI 164 pages, illus, new introduction by BB, fine in dj. [8592]
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Author: BB

Tides Ending

1980.  rep Edn,.  XI 164 pages, a new and revised edition with new scraperboard illus, fine in dj. [11684]
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Author: BB

Tides Ending

1980.  rep Edn,.  XI 164 pages, a new and revised edition with new scraperboard illus, fine in dj. [11873]
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Author: BINGHAM Derek

Driven Game Shooting

1989.  1st Edn,.  191 pages, 4to., illus with photographs by Alastair Drew, many in colour, vg in dj. [10136]
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Author: BISHOP Billy

Clay Marsh And Its Birds

1985.  1st Edn,.  Woodbridge.  133 pages, drawings and coloured frontis by Will Garfitt, map EP's, vg+ in dj. includes "reminiscences of the good old days and the old time wildfowlers" [8646]
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Author: BISHOP Billy

Cley Marsh And Its Birds, Fifty Years As Warden

1983.  1st Edn,.  Woodbridge.  133 pages, drawings and coloured frontis by Will Garfit, map EP's, vg+ in dj. includes 'reminiscences of the good old days and the old time wildfowlers'. [8281]
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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 Clifford T.

Wildfowling

n/d 1950.  1st Edn,.  Seeley Services.  352 pages, colored frontis, + black and white illus from photographs, published in the Lonsdale Series, vg in worn dj. [20487]
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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: BONNER Paul Hyde

Aged In the Woods

1958.  1st Edn,.  New York.  157 pages, illus by Don R. Eckelberry, vg, presentation edition limited to 50 copies, signed by the author, A popular book of stories of fishing and shooting [9939]
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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: BRITISH SPORTS AND SPORTSMEN

Shooting And Deerstalking

nk.  Sports and Sportsmen Ltd.  XIV 428 pages, folio, AEG, numerous illustrations from drawings and photographs limited to 1000 copies bound in full dark red morroco, gilt tooling to spine compartments and gilt ruling to boards, light rubbing to head and tail of spine. The book details the various forms of shooting including pigeon, grouse, woodcock and snipe, modern methods, shooting in the Eastern counties, some great shoots and great shots, deerstalking methods etc., by leading authors of the day followed by notable personalities. The photographs are particularly evocative showing the sports. [14682]
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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: 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 W.

Practical Trapping

1975.  1975 facsimile rep of the 1880 1st Edn,.  120 pages, illus, vg in dj. [5734]
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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

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

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, 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: 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: CARNEGIE WILLIAM ("MOORMAN")

How To Trap And Snare, A Complete Manual For The Sportsman, Game Preserver and Amateur Or The Art Of Taking Animals And Birds In Traps, Snares And Nets

n.d. Circa 1907.  1st Edn,.  Shooting Times.  xi 224 pages,including related adverts, numerous text illus from drawings and photographs, publishers green cloth, gilt title to upper cover, vg. [21170]
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Author: CHALMERS Patrick

At The Sign of the Dog and Gun

1930.  1st Edn,.  Phillip Allen.  XI 293 pages, frontis illus and drawings by VR Balfour-Brown, light rubbing to spine edge, vg-. [499]
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Author: CHAPMAN A.

The Art Of Wildfowling

1896.  1st Edn,.  XI 270 pages, adv, 36 illus by the author and Charles Whymper, 5 of the plates are folding, very slight foxing to text, inscription on 1/2 title to E Caldwell with the author's kind regards, original green cloth with gilt title to upper board, cloth bright and clean. Chapman writes with "some deal of confidence" after " five and twenty years keen pursuit of wildfowling" Chute 091 [7913]
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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, 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: 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, light 12cm crease mark to front end paper and to prelims and first few pages of index probably done in production, armorial bookplate to front paste down, publisher's dark blue cloth, vg. Includes salmon fishing, reindeer and elk hunting, etc., [20369]
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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: CHRISTY Miller

The Birds Of Essex A Contribution To The Natural History Of The County

1890.  1st Edn,.  Edmund Durrant and Co.  Chelmsford, London.  VIII 302 pages, advs, 162 woodcut illus, 2 plans and frontis, ownership inscription of C.H.Evelyn White to FEP with his bookplate, publishers dark red cloth, title in black, owl vignette to upper board, spine evenly faded as usual, light rubbing to base of spine. Includes chapters on hawks and hawking in Essex in olden times, wildfowl decoys and wildfowling in Essex. [12795]
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Author: CHRISTY Miller

Birdsnesting And Bird Skinning, A Complete Description Of The Nests And Eggs Of Birds Which Breed In Britain

1888.  2nd Edn,.  T Fisher Unwin.  137 pages, 9 pages adverts fro related subjects, full page and text woodcut illus, yellow cloth covered boards, printed title and vignette of bird's nest and owl to upper cover in black, some darkening to cloth. The 2nd edition revised and rewritten with directions for their collection and preservation and a chapter on bird skinning. [18401]
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Author: COATS Archie

The Amateur Keeper

1962.  1st Edn.  125 pages, b/w illus from photographs, presentation inscription to FEP signed and dated by Coats 1963, vg in dj. The story of 13 acre shoot. [4271]
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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: CORNISH C.J.

Nights With An Old Gunner And Other Studies Of Wildlife

1897.  1st Edn,.  Seeley and Co. Ltd.  xi 307 pages, 16 pages advs, 16 full page plates, spotting to title page and tissue guards of the frontis, inscription to 1/2 title, original cloth with gilt vignette of a gunner under full moon, vg. Chapters on wildfowling at Holkham Bay, inland sport etc. Chute 129 [21956]
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Author: COVES Dr Elliott

Field Ornithology Comprising A Manual Of Instruction For Procuring, Preparing And Preserving Birds And A Check List Of North American Birds

1874.  1st Edn,.  Salem U.S.A..  1V 116 137 pages, some light dust soiling to contents, original covers with gilt emblem to upper board. The book gives advice on guns clothing, dogs, approaching birds, preparation for taxidermy etc. The last section of the book is the check list. [7355]
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Author: CRADOCK Chris

Cradock On Shotguns

1989.  1st Edn,.  255 pages, illus, fine in dj [3853]
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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 Rev William B

Rural Sports With Supplement

1801, 1801, 1801, 1813.  Bunny & Gold; B & R Crosby & Co.,.  4 volumes, (10) 535 (1) + (4) 378 + (6) 356 - (12) 742 (30) index. Numerous full page plates, some folding + tables, some occasional foxing and browning, A vg set bound in matching near contemporary 1/2 tan calf, marbles sides. A comprehensive work descriptive of every conceivable type of game, wildfowling, fish and fishing, gamekeepers, game laws, guns etc. Chute 151/152. [19975]
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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 Jean

The Waterfowl Of The World

1954, 1956, 1959, 1964.  4 Vols, 284, 232, 270, 364 pages, 4to., illus in colour by Peter Scott, + drawings, distribution maps etc. Publishers blue cloth with gilt wildfowl to upper board and spine vignette in dj's. A vg set, Volume 3 to front free end paper has a watercolour of a drake African pygmy goose approx 11cm x 10cm, beneath the water colour a presentation inscription to "Brookie" signed by Phil and Peter Scott 1959. [20328]
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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: DIXON Charles

Game Birds And Wildfowl Of The British Islands

1900.  2nd enlarged and improved and thoroughly revised Edn,.  Pawson & Brailsford.  Sheffield.  2nd enlarged and improved and thoroughly revised Edition 41 fine colour plates representing 56 coloured illustrations drawn specially for this edition by Charles Whymper. All but 2 of the plates are chromolithographs. Recently bound in a ? green cloth. A book seldom found in vg condition in the original binding. The 1st edition of 1893 was a smaller format and does not have the colour plates. The geographical distribution and migration of game birds and wild fowl. Chute 174 Mullens & Swann 169 [21952]
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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

Broadland Sport

1902.  1st Edn,.  R.A.Everitt and Co.  XXIV 393 pages, 22pp adverts, illus with photographs and drawings by the author, inscription on 1/2 title blank margin, bookplate of E.D.T Martin to front paste down edge offsetting to FEP, publisher's green gilt decorated cloth with sporting scene to upper board, a vg copy. Chute 204. Much on wildfowling, fishing, yachting etc. [3962]
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Author: EVERITT Nicholas

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

1897.  1st Edn,.  XV 209 pages, full page and text illus, original light green cloth with title and ferret in black to upper cover, lightly faded and head of spine chipped o/w vg. A scarce title of 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 pages, full page and text illus, vg. Presentation inscription on front free blank to Superintendent John F Pages, signed and dated July 4th 1910, Oulton Broads, Lowestoft by Nichols Everitt. A good association copy of a popular title updated with each edition. [557]
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Author: FALLON W.G.

Practical Wildfowling, A Complete Guide To The Art Of The Fowler, With Descriptions Of The Various Birds Usually Met With

1907.  2nd revised and greatly enlarged Edn,.  Upcott Gill.  248 pages, advert end papers, text and full page illus, ownership inscription to FEP, bound in dark red cloth with gilt title and vignette of flying duck to upper cover, some even fading to the cloth edge, rubbing to edges, vg- , includes punt guns, punt gunning, Chute 210. [22005]
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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: FITZGERALD J.H.

Shooting

1930.  1st Edn,.  G.F.Book Company.  Hartford, Connecticut.  xiv 421 pages, frontis, numerous full page illus from photographs, publishers cloth, gilt title to upper board, a vg+ copy. Revolver + pistol shooting, target and defence, the author spent 35 years with the New York State Troopers. Riling 2081 [21864]
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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: 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

1929.  632+ 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. [18995]
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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: 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, edited by Edgar Page for Gilbertson & Page

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

Octob1930-31.  Gilbertson & Page Ltd.  Hertford.  4to., October 1930 to September 1931, 386 pages + 4-page index The contents clean and tight, bound in a contemporary plain green cloth with gilt title to upper cover and spine. 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. [21922]
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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: 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: 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: 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: GRIMBLE Augustus

Shooting and Salmon Fishing. Hints and Recollections

1892.  1st ordinary Edn,.  Chapman and Hall.  xi 259 pages, pages uncut, frontis + 17 full page plates, many by Thorburn, some spotting to first few pages and occasionally to contents, recent inscription to FEP. Recently bound in 1/2 dark green morroco marbled boards, covers highland and lowland shooting and salmon fishing. Chute 260. [21941]
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Author: GRIMBLE Augustus

Shooting and Salmon Fishing. Hints and Recollections

1892.  1st ordinary Edn,.  Chapman and Hall.  xi 259 pages, pages uncut, frontis + 17 full page plates, many by Thorburn, ownership name to 1/2 title page, publishers cloth, gilt title to upper board, the binding rubbed on edge and corners, covers highland and lowland shooting and salmon fishing. Chute 260. [22106]
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Author: GROUSE INQUIRY

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

1911.  1st Edn,.  Smith Elder and Co.  2 Vols, XXIII 512, VII 150 pages, 4to., 58 full page plates many in colour + 41 maps, full page colour map of mean rainfall for 25 years in Scotland, some browning to page edges, light rubbing to head and tail of spine on Volume 1, original publishers green cloth. Chute 394, a vg set of an important survey [19906]
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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: 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. [20941]
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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: HARDING A.R.

Mink Trapping, A Book Of Instructions Giving Many Methods Of Trapping A Valuable Book For Trappers

1906.  1st Edn,.  Columbus, USA.  183 pages, illus, vg. [11709]
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Author: HARE C.E.

The Language Of Sport

1939.  1st Edn,.  192 pages, illus, vg in repaired dj. [536]
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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, 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: 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: HARTOPP Lt Col E.C.L.

Sport in England Past And Present

1894.  1st Edn,.  Horace Cox.  VI 190 pages, illus, frontis + 5 plates, publishers green cloth with red and black bands, title in silver. Chapter on poaching, trapping, fishing and game shooting. Chute 282 [16269]
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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: HASLUCK Paul N.

Taxidermy Comprising The Skinning Stuffing And Mounting Of Birds Mammals And Fish

1920.  reprint Edn,.  Cassell & Co.  160 pages, advert leaf, text illus, a vg clean copy in similar pictorial card covers, 1st published in 1901, a particular popular handbook on the subject. [2298]
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Author: HAWKER Lt Col P.

The Diary Of Colnel Peter Hawker 1802-1853

1893.  1st Edn,.  Longmans Green and Co.  2 Vols, ix 366, 393 pages, 32 pages adverts,10 full page plates, illus, introduction by Sir Ralph Payne Gallwey, armorial bookplate of C T Anstruther to front paste downs A very good copy in the 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 [22408]
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Author: HAWKER Lt Col P.

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

1824.  3rd considerably enlarged and improved.  xxii 470 pages, Coloured frontis "cripple chase after firing 2lbs of shot", 9 further engraved full page plates, 3 being hand coloured, and some spotting to the un coloured plates. contemporary presentation inscription to the upper blank margin of the title page dated 1824, a later inscription 1864 to verso of the frontis. Bound in a later ? dark red morocco with cloth sides. A very good 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 373. [22237]
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