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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: ACTON J.

An Essay On Shooting

1791.  2nd Edn,.  XXIX 313 pages, bound in circa 1860 continental style 1/2 leather marbled boards, spine relayed, vg clean copy. The 2nd edition has extra material to the 1st, covering method of forging, boring and dressing gun barrels, causes for recoil, length of bore, remarks on gunpowder shot, wading, instructions for the art of shooting, training pointers etc. Riling 311 "The whole work is little more than a translation of Marolles work." Chute 004, Schwerdt does not mention the 2nd edition [10876]
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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: 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: ALDERIN Tom

Game Shooting the Natural Way

2006.  1st Edn,.  Stockholm.  191 pages, 4to., illus in colour from photographs by Max Brouwers, a fine copy in dj. A new way to look at game shooting. [18607]
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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: ALPHERAKY Sergius

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

1905.  1st English Edn,.  Rowland Ward Ltd.  4 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: 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.

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. [15262]
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Author: ANON

Hints To Grown Sportsmen

1832.  1st Edn,.  J Hatchard.  112 pages with errata at end, bound without 1/2 title in the original paper covered boards, cloth spine with chipped paper title label. A rare title comprising a dialogue on the advantages of expensive town made guns; range of shooting, working dogs, grouse shooting, etc. Chute 296. Schwerdt Vol 1 243, not in Riling. [19136]
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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: ARNOLD E.C.

British Waders

1924.  1st Edn,.  University Press.  Cambridge.  VII+102 pages, 51 colour plates from water colours by the author with descriptive notes, 4to, TEG, pages uncut, gilt vignette to upper board, spine evenly faded. 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. [19053]
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Author: BADMINTON

Shooting Field & Covert, Shooting Moor And Marsh

1886.  1st Edn,.  Longman and Co.  2 Vols, XV 357 & XIII 348 pages, adv leaf, full page and text illus, publishers brown decorative cloth, vg free of foxing often found with this title, 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. [5581]
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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: BAILLIE-GROMAN W.M., AND F EDITOR

The Master Of The Game By Edward, Second Duke Of York, The Oldest English Book On Hunting

1909.  2nd Edn,.  Chatto and Windus.  XXIX 302 pages, 2pp adverts, frontis, illus from photographs, publishers green cloth, lower corners bumped, vg. [16168]
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Author: BAKER Max

Sport With Woodpigeons

n/d 1934.  1st Edn,.  Shooting Times and British Sportsman.  117 pages, 18 full page illus, some foxing to contents, green cloth, title in black, covers faded as usual, the first book to deal solely with wood pigeon shooting. Not in Chute [4353]
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Author: BAKER Max

Sport With Woodpigeons

n/d 1934.  1st Edn,.  Shooting Times and British Sportsman.  117 pages, 18 full page illus, some foxing to contents, bookplates of Henk Visser with his signature, green cloth, title in black, covers faded as usual, the first book to deal solely with pigeon shooting. Not in Chute [15246]
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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: BARTON Frank Townend

Pheasants in Covert and Aviary

1912.  1st Edn,.  John Long Ltd.  287 pages, 4to., illus including 4 in colour by H. Gronvold + text drawings and some excellent photographs of keepering. Original maroon cloth, pheasant vignette in white to upper board, title in black, pheasant vignette to spine vg. Chute 035 [2193]
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Author: BARTON Frank Townend

Pheasants in Covert and Aviary

1912.  1st Edn,.  John Long Ltd.  287 pages, 4to., illus including 4 in colour by H. Gronvold + text drawings and some excellent photographs of keepering. Original green cloth, pheasant vignette in gilt, gilt title and pheasant vignette to spine, includes gamekeeping, release and husbandary. [16548]
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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: BATLEY Desmond Editor

A Goose In Galloway A Wildfowling Anthology

.  1st Edn.  G C Brooks Ltd.  Wigtown.  157 pages, illus with colour plates and b/w illus from photographs and drawings etc. A fine copy No 52 of an edition of 250, much on punt gunning. [20111]
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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 Charles

The Way Of A Wildfowler

2011.  1st Edn.  Excellent Press.  Ludlow.  viii 161 pages, illus in b/w from photographs, mint in dj. Limited to 300 numbered copies signed by the author. [20063]
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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. [7975]
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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,.  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: 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: 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

Notes On Some British And Foreign Wildfowl

1951.  1951 Edn,.  18 pages, oblong 4to, 5 colour plates by JC Harrison, an early publication on the Severn Wildfowl Trust [7795]
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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: BRATBY Micheal

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. [18234]
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Author: BRISE A.W.Ruggles

Shooting Reminiscences In Essex And Elsewhere, A Few Hints On Shooting And Game Keeping

Circa 1912.  1st Edn,.  Chelmsford.  40 pages, privately printed, spotting to title page, printed card covers, title in black to upper cover, light spotting and fading to edges, a vg tight copy. the author comments on several aspects of shooting, he had personal experience of some of the finest shooting of his time. "The book is very important as it records the first driven days partridge shooting at Runwell Hall near Chelmsford on 31st January 1844" A scarce title Chute Shooting Sitting bibliographical supplement 701. [16522]
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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: BROMLEY DAVENPORT W.

Sport

1888.  new Edn,.  Chapman and Hall.  XIV 243 pages, AEG, illus, grey pictorial cloth, rubbing to corners. Fox hunting, covert shooting, salmon fishing, deer stalking [448]
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Author: BUXTON S.

Fishing and Shooting

1903.  3rd Edn,.  268 pages, T.E.G. with illus. by Archibald Thorburn and from prints, gilt pictorial covers, vg. [464]
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Author: BUXTON Sydney

Fishing And Shooting

1902.  2nd Edn,.  XIV 268 pages, advert leaf, illus by Archibald Thorburn, green cloth binding with gilt sporting vignette in gold to upper board, vg. [9217]
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Author: BYNE HALL Herbert

Sport And It's Pleasures Physical And Gastonomical

1859.  1st edition.  Chapman And Hall.  196 pages, woodcut frontis of a chef surrounded by dead game, decorative 1/2 title and 2 other full page plates, some spotting to contents. Original orange pictorial paper cover boards printed in black, some surface rubbing, corners rubbed lacking the paper spine. A tight copy of a scarce title on game cooking and includes details on shooting game. Not in Chute [18777]
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Author: CADMAN A.

Shouldergunning For Duck

1963.  1st Edn,.  Vol. 6, 84 pages, b/w illus from photographs and drawings, foxing to end papers, signed by Arthur Cadman to FEP, vg in dj. [20103]
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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 West country. Chute 72, a difficult title to find especially in vg+ condition. [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, lower corner of rear board bumped and cloth chipped. An attractive book of a scarce title, the story of a poacher turned keeper in the West country. Chute 72, a difficult title to find especially in vg condition. [19005]
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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: CAZENOVE Bernard

Grouse Shooting And Moor Management

1936.  1st Edn,.  Country Life.  144 pages, 10 pages of b/w illus from photographs, publishers slate blue cloth titles in black. "Probably the first book dedicated solely to grouse shooting and moor management" Chute 080 [19718]
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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: CHALMERS Patrick R.

Field Sports Of Scotland

1936.  1st Edn,.  Philip Allan.  VII 249 pages, illus, some foxing to contents, publishers red cloth, title in silver, clear and bright. Chapters on red deer, capercailzie, estuary and shore and loch fishing etc., [14848]
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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 [14876]
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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 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

First Lessons In The Art Of Wildfowling

1896.  1st Edn,.  X1 270 pages, 36 illus by the author and Charles Whymper, 5 folding, inner hinge paper cracked, a vg copy free of foxing in the original green cloth. [1225]
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Author: CHAPMAN Abel

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

1928.  1st Edn,.  XIX 353 pages, TEG, illus by Joseph Crawhall and W.H. Riddell, 20 in colour and rough sketches by the author, light spotting to EP's, a vg+ copy, Chute 97 [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: 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: CLAPHAM Richard

The ABC of Shooting, Some Hints For Beginners

1930.  1st Edn,.  Heath Cranton.  159 pages, illus, a vg copy in dj, chipped at head of spine and piece missing from centre, unusual in dj. Chute 109 [15274]
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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

The Complete Book Of Game Conservation

1971.  1st Edn,.  XIII 394 pages, small 4to., illus, vg in dj [5591]
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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

The Moor And The Loch Containing Minute Instructions On All Highland Sports

1878.  4th enlarged Edn,.  2 Vols, XVI 408, XII 462 pages, full page and text illus, original cloth with gilt vignette to upper boards in floral borders, book plates to FEP's, head and tail of spine lightly rubbed but a bright set. This edition enlarged and brought up to date with large additions to make it "more worthy of the favour which is a handbook of Scottish sports has so long been accorded to it". [1390]
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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: COOPER Clive & CHADWICK Andy

Sixty Years Of Wildfowling & Conservation

2013.  1st Edn.  Devon Wildfowling.  Exmouth.  144 pages, illus in b/w from photographs and drawings, pictorial laminated covers, signed by both authors on the title page and numbered 35 of 150, fine. [20055]
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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: COX Nicholas

The Gentleman's Recreation In Four Parts Viz Hunting, Hawking, Fowling, Fishing

1721.  6th with large additions Edn,.  iv 438 + 115 pages, The hunting section page 1 to 216. Fowling 218 to 288 (misprinted 304). Angling numbered 285 (repeated) to 438. Manwoods Forest laws 1 to 115 followed by 9 pages of tables, engraved frontis, 4 folding plate. The remaining plates all folding are 'Hawking', 'The Stalking Horse', 'Fish' and 'Ancient Hunting Notes' are in vg condition. A vg copy in the original full panelled calf. Chute 138, Schwerdt does not note this edition but he does comment on the 1st volume page 123, "it fills a space in the not overcrowded list of old hunting and hawking books", the directions for blowing the horn being usually wanting. [5254]
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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

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

1846.  Chapman and Hall.  XXVIII 307 pages, 16 pp advs, illus, old damp tide marking to corners, some spotting to text pages but generally clean. Original covers rubbed to edges and soiled, a tight copy, g+. Chute 277. [13819]
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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: DALGETY C.T.

Wildfowling

1937.  1st Edn,.  Philip Allan.  V11 254 pages, advert leaf, 8 full page illus from photographs, some foxing to contents as often found, original cloth, title in silver, vg. Chute 150. A chapter on punt gunning [18358]
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Author: DALGETY C.T.

Wildfowling

1937.  1st Edn,.  Philip Allan.  V11 254 pages, advert leaf, 8 full page illus from photographs + text illus, original red cloth, title in silver, clean and bright, in dj, dj chipped at head and tail of spine. Chute 150. A chapter on punt gunning [17996]
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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 Rev William B

Rural Sports With Supplements

1807;07,07,13.  4 volumes, (10) 535 + (6); 592 + 8 page index + (6); 494 + 8 page index; (10) 742 + 30 index pages. Numerous full page and folding engraved plates + tables, some browning to first few pages and offsetting from title page to opposite blank to all volumes. Bound in uniform blue green cloth, (not recent), with red title labels some light chipping to head of spines. A comprehensive work descriptive of every conceivable type of game, wildfowling, fish and fishing, gamekeepers, game laws, guns etc. Chute 151/152. [19343]
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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: DAWSON Major Kenneth

Marsh & Mudflat

1931.  1st Edn,.  Country Life Ltd.  99 pages, 4to, illus from original dry points and etchings by Winifred Austen, vg [16281]
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Author: DELACOUR Jean

The Pheasants of the World

1951.  1st Edn,.  347 pages, 4to. 32 full page plates, many in colour by JC Harrison + maps and diagrams, grey cloth with gilt title to upper board and spine on red cloth insert, vg. The illustrations are better in the 1st edition than later reprints. The book is the result of 50 years of special research on pheasants by the author. [657]
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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

1971.  revised.  Spur Publishing.  Hindhead.  395 pages, 4to., with 32 plates by J.C.Harrison + maps and diagrams, inscription to front end paper, red cloth, gilt title to upper board, vg in dj. [20464]
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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: DOBIE W.G.M.

Winter And Rough Weather

1938.  1st Edn,.  William Heinemann Ltd.  VIII 187 pages, drawings by VR Balfour-Browne, chapters on stalking wildfowling etc, light rubbing to head and tail of spine, vg. Chute 176. [5781]
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Author: DUNCAN Stanley, THORNE Guy

The Complete Wildfowler

1950.  revised Edn,.  Herbert Jenkins Ltd.  319 pages, illus, the revised edition of a classic wildfowling title, vg. [18241]
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Author: DUNCAN Stanley, THORNE Guy

The Complete Wildfowler

1950.  revised Edn,.  Herbert Jenkins Ltd.  319 pages, illus, the revised edition of a classic wildfowling title, vg in dj, rubbing to head and tail of spine and edges of dj. [20102]
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Author: DUNCAN Stanley, THORNE Guy

The Complete Wildfowler Ashore And Afloat

1911.  1st Edn,.  Grant Richards Ltd.  360 pages + adverts, TEG, full page and text illus from photographs, drawings etc., contemporary inscription on 1/2 title, related newspaper cutting tipped onto rear end paper, front hinge paper cracked but still a tight copy, pictorial end papers, blue cloth with title and flying ducks in black to upper board, gilt title and duck vignette to spine, rubbing to base of spine. Includes a loose 12 page wildfowl association menu for the Diamond Jubilee Dinner, details guests, menus, toasts, photos of the "Black Hut" 1968 and Grosvenor House, Chester and "decoy Cottage", Wildfowling at the turn of the 20th century, a companion guide to shore shooting and punt gunning. [19841]
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Author: EAST SUSSEX

The Shot Gun And Its Uses

nd circa 1914.  Simpkin Marshall.  XVII 179 pages, sporting adverts, & full page illus from photographs, bookplate of Henk Visser with his signature to FEP, attractive pictorial paper covered boards, vg, 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 [15242]
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Author: EAST SUSSEX

The Shot Gun And Its Uses

nd circa 1914.  Simpkin Marshall.  XVII 179 pages, sporting adverts, & full page illus from photographs, some neat pencil notes to blank margin, 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 [17064]
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Author: EAST SUSSEX

The Shot Gun And Its Uses

nd circa 1914.  Simpkin Marshall.  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 [14222]
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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: FAIRFAX Thomas

The Complete Sportsman or Country Gentleman's Recreation

1795.  a new edition revised, corrected and improved Edn,.  302 pages, advert leaf, engraved frontis, FEP removed, a vg copy bound in full calf retaining the original boards, later spine. The book covers game cocks, cock fighting, horses, hare and fox hunting, rabbits, otters, bird catching, canary birds, partridges and pheasant, pigeon shooting and angling. Chute 209. [12913]
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Author: FALLON W.G.

Practical Wildfowling, A Complete Guide To The Art Of The Fowler

1907.  2nd revised and greatly enlarged Edn,.  Upcott Gill.  248 pages, advert end papers, text and full page illus, original pebbled red cloth with gilt title and vignette of flying duck to upper cover, vg, includes punt guns, punt gunning, Chute 210. [9556]
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Author: FALLON W.G.

Practical Wildfowling, A Complete Guide To The Art Of The Fowler

1907.  2nd revised and greatly enlarged Edn,.  L Upcott Gill.  248 pages, text and full page illus, original pebbled red cloth with gilt title and vignette of flying duck to upper cover, some light rubbing to spine edges. Includes punt guns, punt gunning, Chute 210. [20082]
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Author: FALLON W.G.

Practical Wildfowling, A Complete Guide To The Art Of The Fowler

1907.  2nd revised and greatly enlarged Edn,.  Upcott Gill.  248 pages, advert end papers, text and full page illus, original pebbled red cloth with gilt title and vignette of flying duck to upper cover, vg, includes punt guns, punt gunning, Chute 210. [15562]
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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, pictorial covers, vg. [19094]
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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 Partridge

1893.  1st Edn,.  Longmans Green and Co.,.  vi 276 pages, 24pp advs, illus by A.J. Stuart Wortley, A Thorburn and C Whymper, ownership name to 1/2 title, some foxing to contents, pictorial cover, vg. [19955]
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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, some spotting to contents, 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, pictorial covers, vg [18905]
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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: FOLKARD H.C.

The Wildfowler A Treatise On Ancient And Modern Wild-Fowling Historical And Practical

1859.  1st Edn,.  XX11 398 pages, Engraved title and frontis, 11 other engraved plates and various wood cuts in text, some spotting to the plates, bound in later not recent 1/2 morocco marbled side, light rubbing to edges. A vg copy of the 1st edition of a wildfowling classic. "The best researched wildfowling book" Chute 214 [14006]
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Author: GAME & GUN

Game And Gun And The Angler's Monthly

1944.  Vol. XXI, 336 pages, 4to., January 1944 to December 1944, illus, adverts, ownership stamps to FEP and title page, publisher's red cloth, vg. [14948]
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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: 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: 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

The Pheasant Rearers Manual A Handy reference On Pheasant Rearing Comprising A Routine Of Management For The Successful Rearing Of Pheasants

1903.  revised.  Gilbertson & Page Ltd.  Hertford.  114 pages + 8 pages pictorial adverts, armorial bookplate of Barnard Hankey to front paste down with ink inscription above, publishers cloth covered boards with gilt title and crest to upper cover, spine faded and some fade marks to front edge of upper cover. [19851]
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Author: GLADSTONE Hugh

Record Bags And Shooting Records Together With Some Account Of The Evolution Of The Sporting Gun Marksmanship And The Speed And Weight Of Birds

1922.  1st.  H.F and G Witherby.  240 pages, 12 full page illus, foxing to contents, light marking to spine, original blue cloth, vg. [19714]
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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: GRAY Phil

Fowler's Footsteps

2007.  viii 226 pages, illus in b/w by the author, signed on title page by Phil Gray. A fine copy in dj. A season of wildfowling on the fens and washes. [20070]
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