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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 Col P.

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

1833.  7th Edn,.  Longmans, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green.  XXIII 507 pages, full page and text illus, some browning to plates, 1/2 roan binding, head and tail of spine rubbed, hinges cracked but still holding on ties, surface rubbing to spine and edges, g+ tight copy. [14100]
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Author: HAWKER Lt Col P.

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

1859.  11th Edn,.  Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans and Roberts.  XXVIII 548 pages, TEG, illus with full page engravings + text illus, some foxing to first and last few pages o/w contents clean, armorial bookplate of Thomas Baring bound in 1/2 green morroco binding by Bickers, the cloth evenly faded, spine in compartments with sporting motifs, a vg attractive copy. the 11th edition was edited by Hawkers son, this is the last edition until the edition in 1922 by Eric Parker. [16040]
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Author: HAWKER Lt Col P.

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

1859.  11th Edn,.  Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans and Roberts.  xxviii 548 pages, illus with full page engravings + text illus, foxing to end paper, some foxing mostly to margin of the engraved plates, ownership signature to FEP, bound in a contemporary 1/2 dark brown morroco marbled cover boards, light rubbing to the edge of the marbled papers. The 11th edition was edited by Hawkers son, this is the last edition until the edition in 1922 by Eric Parker. [21884]
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Author: HAWKER Lt Col P.

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

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

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

1830.  6th Edn,.  Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green.  XX 480 pages, full page engraved plates + text illus, bound in 1/2 leather marbled boards, vg. [5329]
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Author: HAWKER Lt Col P.

Instructions To Young Sportsmen in all That Relates To Guns And Shooting

1922.  reprint Edn,.  Herbert Jenkins.  XXVI 340 pages, adv leaf, illus, this edition edited and intro by Eric Parker, with new illus and photographs, publishers green cloth titles in black evenly faded, vg-. Parker's introduction sheds new light on Hawkers life. Chute 288. [20084]
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Author: HAWKER Lt Col P.

Instructions To Young Sportsmen in all That Relates To Guns And Shooting

1922.  reprint Edn,.  Herbert Jenkins.  XXVI 340 pages, adv leaf, illus, some spotting to closed page edges, this edition edited and intro by Eric Parker, with new illus and photographs, publishers green cloth titles in black, light marking, vg-. Chute 288. [19717]
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Author: HAWKER Lt Col P.

The Sportsman's Pocket Companion

1980.  1st thus Edn,.  Rugby.  127 pages, illus, limited to 500 numbered copies, original 1/4 leather binding with vignette design to upper board, inscription on verso of 1/2 title, introduction by John Marchington, first published in 1801 when Hawker was only 16, there is only one known copy of the original, mark on rear boards, o/w vg. [5107]
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Author: HAWKER Sir Peter

The Diary Of Col Peter Hawker 1802-1853

1893.  1st Edn,.  Longmans Green and Co.,.  2 Vols, IX 366, 393 pages, adverts, illus, introduction by Sir Ralph Payne Gallwey, some occasional spotting, mostly to tissue guards, inscription to FEP on Vol I, but overall a vg set. [18585]
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Author: HAWKER Sir Peter

The Diary Of Col 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, publishers olive cloth, light rubbing to edges. 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 [21557]
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Author: HEARN Arthur

Shooting And Gunfitting

C1944.  2nd printing Edn,.  Herbert Jenkins Ltd.  94 pages, illus with excellent period photographs of Arthur Hearn shooting, vg in dj, chipped at head of spine and strengthened on verso. [4877]
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Author: HEATHCOTE J.M.

Reminiscences Of Fen And Mere

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

Duck Shooting

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

The Sporting Novels Of Frank Forester

1930.  The Hitchcock Edition.  Derrydale Press.  New York.  4 volumes, 200+187+145+185 pages, woodcut illustrations to each volume bound in a later fine 1/2 dark blue morroco, limited to 750 numbered copies, this being No 99. The novels include The Warwick Woodlands, My Shooting Box, The Quorndon Hounds And The Deerstalkers. Siegel 43 [18909]
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Author: HERON Roy

Cecil Aldin, The Story Of A Sporting Artist

1990.  1st Edn,.  Sportsmans Press.  126 pages, 4to., colour and black and white illus, bibliography, fine in dj. A highly regarded book on Cecil Aldin. [10494]
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Author: HIGSON D.

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

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

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

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

The Pheasant Ecology, Management And Conservation

1988.  1st Edn,.  BSP Professional Books.  Oxford.  XII 281 pages, illus with drawings, photos, diagrams etc., a fine copy in dj, presentation inscription on FEP by Peter Robertson. An excellent and scholarly publication with practical implications. [14067]
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Author: HOHLE Per

Shooting And Fishing In Norway

nd circa 1955.  1st Edn,.  Oslo.  VII 91 pages, lge 8vo, illus photographs, original quarter leather binding, rubbing to edges [1554]
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Author: HOOD Maj Arthur

Shooting Notes on Shooting in the British Isles

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

Shooting Notes on Shooting in the British Isles

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

Two Types Of Old Rat-Traps From Carmarthenshire

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

The British Sportsman

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

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

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

The Country Sportsmans Record Book And Journal

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

Hunters Fen

1986.  1st Edn,.  David and Charles.  Newton Abbot.  231 pages, illus with colour and b/w photographs by John Paley and Dave Parfitt, includes an original sepia illustration by John Paley used in the book on page 122, vg in dj. [21169]
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Author: HUMPHREYS John

Stanley Duncan Wildfowler

1983.  1st Edn,.  BASC.  Rossett.  95 pages, illus from old photographs, map EP's, as new in dj. Stanley Duncan was a railway engineer and enthusiastic wildfowler who designed and built punt converted guns, was founder of WAGBI later became BASC, writer and contributor to Shooting Times. the book uses material from his diaries, articles and reminiscences from friends and family using original photographs. [20086]
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Author: HUNTINGTON Dwight W.

Our Feathered Game A Handbook Of The North American Game Birds

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

Shooting

1903.  1st Edn,.  2 Vols, IX 328, X 336 pages, illus, some light foxing to contents, red cloth binding, vg. Volume I covers game and game bird shooting, Volume II Wildfowl, ground game etc, many illus from photographs of shooting in the Edwardian period, Chute 310. [593]
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Author: I.C.I. Game Services

Advisory Leaflet No. 21 Woodpigeon Shooting Some Practical Hints

1948.  4th revised Edn.  pictorial green card covers, vg. [20598]
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Author: IEBC

Facts And Useful Hints Relating To Fishing And Shooting Being A Collection Of Various Methods For Capturing Birds, Beasts, Vermin, And Fish; Together With A Great Variety Of Recipes Of All Kinds Useful To The Fisherman And Sportsman. To Which is Added A List Of Recipes For The Management And Cure Of Dogs In Disease

1866.  1st Edn,.  Horace Cox.  115 pages, text illus, a vg copy in publishers blind stamped cloth, bottom of spine chipped. Much on traps including how to "kill troops of cats by dropping a large slab of iron" with illustration! [15394]
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Author: JARRETT Alan

Wildfowling North and South

2006.  1st Edn.  Big Sky Enterprises.  Kent.  187 pages, illus in b/w from photographs, signed by Jarrett on the title page, fine in dj. [20061]
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Author: JARRETT Alan

Wildfowling ways

2003.  1st Edn.  Meresborough Books.  Rainham.  135 pages, illus in b/w from drawings, date on FEP, a fine copy in dj. Much on wildfowling in Kent [20108]
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Author: JEANS Thomas

The Tommieberg Shooting Or A Moor In Scotland

nd circa 1870.  reprint Edn,.  Routledge Warne And Routledge.  VIII 424 pages, illus by Percival Skelton, slate blue cloth, title in upper boards, sine and corners bumped, spine faded, rubbing to head and tail of spine, vg-. The humorous study of Mr Brixey who takes a moor, lodge, river and loch, Brixey did not seem to get value for money, he notes in the final chapter to the reader when the "purpose of renting a moor in Scotland take nothing upon credit - or you will be done" Chute 98, Westwood Satchell 123 (4 chapters on angling) [13654]
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Author: JOHNSON T.B.

The Shooters Companion

1823.  2nd impression and considerably enlarged Edn,.  Sherewood Jones & Co.  IX 396 pages, 12 pages catalogue of sporting books, engraved frontis and 2 other plates, old damp mark to the plates, an uncut copy in the original printed paper covered boards, spine showing some paper loss. to this edition the author added wildfowl and fen shooting as well as more details on each type of game, also includes guns, powder, breeding and training setters and spaniels. Chute 348 [3650]
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Author: JONES Owen

The Sport of Shooting

1928.  2nd Edn,.  Edward Arnold and Co.  XI,285 pages, 16pp advs, adverts, illus, FEP removed, blue cloth with gilt title and shooter with dogs vignette to upper board, a vg copy. A comprehensive study first published in 1911, the author notes the high expense of shooting. [16558]
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Author: JONES Owen Woodward Marcus.

A Gamekeepers Notebook

1910.  1st Edn.  Edward Arnold.  xii 307 pages, 6 plates from photogravures, some spotting to contents as often found, inscription to FEP, publishers dark red cloth, gilt vignette of seated keeper to upper board, the cloth clean and bright. The author goes through the seasons with his observations and his duties. Chute 359 (2nd imp) [20232]
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Author: KEITH E.C.

Gun For Company

1937.  1st Edn,.  202 pages, lge 8vo, coloured frontis and drawings by JC Harrison, vg in worn dj. [6924]
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Author: KEMP John

Shooting and Fishing In Lower Brittany, A Complete And Practical Guide To Sportsmen

1859.  XII 239 pages, large coloured folding map of lower Brittany, original blue blind stamped cloth, gilt sporting motif to upper boards, vg. [12917]
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Author: KEMP John

Shooting and Fishing In Lower Brittany, A Complete And Practical Guide To Sportsmen

1859.  XII 239 pages, large coloured folding map of lower Brittany, original blue blind stamped cloth, gilt sporting motif to upper boards, vg. [14662]
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Author: KIRKMAN F.B., HUTCHINSON Horace

British Sporting Birds

1936.  rep Edn,.  XII, 428 pages, 4to, illus, in original pictorial covers, head and tail of spine beginning to show wear, vg-. [575]
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Author: KIRKMAN F.B., HUTCHINSON Horace G.

British Sporting Birds

1924.  1st Edn,.  T.C & E.C.Jack Ltd.  XII 428 pages, 4to, 43 plates 31 being in colour after paintings by A.W.Selby, G.B.Lodge, H.Gronvold, G.E.Collins and Winifred Austin, light spotting to prelims, publishers cloth with title in black and vignette of flying mallard to upper cover, cloth very clean and bright in the original dj, dj foxed. A popular title giving chapters on the natural history of each bird and the sporting value. Chute 372. [8866]
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Author: KNOX A.E.

Game Birds And Wildfowl Their Friends And Foes

1850.  1st Edn,.  John Van Voorst.  x 264 pages, 4 lithograph plates by James Wolf, contents clean, near contemporary 1/2 calf surface rubbing to edge, small chips to base of spine but a tight copy much on falconry, the frontis by Woolfe depicts a peregrine taking a mallard Swift 320. Shooting, game preservation etc + falconry. [21450]
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Author: KYNOCH

Shooting Notes And Comments, A Book Containing Matters Of Interest To Sportsmen

1910.  1st Edn,.  Kynoch Ltd.  Birmingham.  94 pages, text illus, publishers red cloth, presentation inscription to FEP with compliments from A Bates Pracheal? Gunmaker Canterbury, vg, the object of the publication is in the first place to inform cartridge buyers of the merits and advantages for Kynoch ammunition, also includes articles on shooting and guns. Chute 376 [21186]
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Author: KYNOCH

Shooting Notes And Comments, A Book Containing Matters Of Interest To Sportsmen

1910.  1st Edn,.  Kynoch Ltd.  Birmingham.  pages uncut, top edge gilt, 1 plate of shot pellets + text illus. Limited to 200 copies this being No 2 bound in full vellum gilt, title to upper board, larger in size than the ordinary edition and printed on better quality paper, a vg clean copy. Chute 376 does not note the limited edition. The object of the publication is in the first place to inform cartridge buyers of the merits and advantages for Kynoch ammunition, also includes articles on shooting and guns. Chute 376 [20764]
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Author: KYNOCH

Shooting Notes And Comments, A Book Containing Matters Of Interest To Sportsmen

1910.  1st Edn,.  Kynoch Ltd.  Birmingham.  94 pages, text illus, publishers red cloth, vg, the object of the publication is in the first place to inform cartridge buyers of the merits and advantages for Kynoch ammunition, also includes articles on shooting and guns. [13673]
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Author: KYNOCH

Shooting Notes And Comments, A Book Containing Matters Of Interest To Sportsmen

1910.  1st Edn,.  Kynoch Ltd.  Birmingham.  94 pages, text illus, publishers red cloth, vg, the object of the publication is in the first place to inform cartridge buyers of the merits and advantages for Kynoch ammunition, also includes articles on shooting and guns. Chute 376 [15943]
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Author: LANCASTER Charles

The Illustrated Treatise on the Art of Shooting

1889.  2nd Edn,.  IV 223 pages, adverts many for Lancasters including 1 in colour, illus of guns and 1 double page colour for sporting suits, various full page and text illus, small bump splitting cloth lower bottom edge rear board, o/w vg- in the publisher's red cloth with black lettering. [16282]
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Author: LANCASTER Charles

The Illustrated Treatise on the Art of Shooting

1889.  2nd Edn,.  IV 223 pages, adverts many for Lancasters including 1 in colour, illus of guns and 1 double page colour for sporting suits, various full page and text illus, lacking front fly leaf advert, vg in the publisher's red cloth with black lettering. [1042]
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Author: LANCASTER Charles

The Illustrated Treatise On The Art Of Shooting

1891.  3rd Edn,.  IV 232 pages, advs some in colour, illus, some occasional spotting, vg in publisher's cloth, title to upper board, spine darkened, rubbing to head and tail of spine. [4201]
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Author: LANCASTER Charles

The Illustrated Treatise On The Art Of Shooting

1891.  3rd Edn,.  IV 232 pages, adverts including many sporting, 1 double page in colour for Burberry sporting suits, full page drawings and text illus and diagrams, corner of margin of front end paper removed, some foxing to contents, ownership name in ink to inside front cover, head of frontis and top margin of title page. Original violet cloth printed and decorated in black, rubbing to edges and some wear to head and tail of spine, vg-. [13042]
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Author: LANCASTER Charles

Illustrated Treatise On The Art Of Shooting

1892.  4th Edn,.  Charles Lancaster.  IV + 2 + 243 pages, includes advert for Lancaster + 22 pages of adverts for related items, full page and text illus + diagrams, colour plate for Charles Lancaster body action hammerless ejector gun. Publishers orange cloth, title in black to upper board, dust soiled some bubbling to cloth, a tight copy, vg-. Chute 379 [15285]
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Author: LANCASTER Charles

Illustrated Treatise On The Art Of Shooting

1898.  6th Edn,.  266 pages, advs, illus, grey cloth, vg. Contains some excellent adverts many illustrated for sporting goods. [3254]
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Author: LANIER Henry W.

The Sporting Art Of Arthur Burdett Frost

1994.  1st Edn,.  Live Oak Press, The Sporting Heritage Collection.  Columbia.  141+ pages, AEG, full page b/w and colour plates. A fine copy bound in full leather, gilt title and sporting scene to upper board in slipcase limited to 450 numbered copies. The two volumes of Frost book, Henry W Lainers, A.B.Frost The American Sportsman's Artist, and a Book of Drawings by A.B.Frost. [16835]
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Author: LAWRENCE John

The Sportsman's Calendar, or Monthly Remembrance of Field Diversions by the author of The British Field Sports

1818.  1st Edn,.  172 pages, 4 pages advs, 12mo, engraved title page, head and tail piece woodcut illus by Bewick, original blue printed paper covered boards showing dog vignette to upper board, 1 tie on front boards broken but holding, most of paper to spine lacking. The first 144 pages cover the months September to August giving details of shooting, coursing, hunting, racing etc., 48 unnumbered pages for sporting engagements, notes, memorandum and remarks, pages 145 to 148 a view of the Game Laws, 8pp The Fishing Table + 12pp appendix treatment of animals + index. Schwerdt Vol I 305 a useful epitome, Chute 384 " a very scarce little book" [11405]
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Author: LAWRENCE John

The Sportsman's Calendar, or Monthly Remembrance of Field Diversions by the author of The British Field Sports

1818.  1st Edn,.  172 pages, 4 pages adverts, 12mo., engraved title page, head and tail piece woodcut illus by Bewick, bound in later but not recent 1/2 burgundy morroco, original blue paper wraps bound in. The first 144 pages cover the months September to August giving details of shooting, coursing, hunting, racing etc., 48 unnumbered pages for sporting engagements, notes, memorandum and remarks, pages 145 to 148 a view of the Game Laws, 8pp The Fishing Table + 12pp appendix treatment of animals + index. Schwerdt Vol I 305 a useful epitome, Chute 384 " a very scarce little book" [13045]
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Author: LENNOX Lord William

Merrie England Its Sports And Pastimes

1857.  1st Edn,.  T C Newby.  VI 361 pages, dark blue blind stamped pebbled cloth, rubbing to edges, vg. Includes chapters on the life of pheasants, the shooting season, fishing, hunting, archery, coursing etc. A collection of stories in the authors life mostly field sports. Chute 390, WS 153 [15740]
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Author: LESLIE A S

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, TEG, a remarkable fine set with no foxing or inscription to contents, the green cloth binding is clean and bright with no bumping to corners, still in the original dj's. dj's have a few small closed tears to edges but there is no loss to the djs Chute 394. A survey giving life history of the grouse, weight, causes of mortality, diseases, management, economics of grouse moors. [21458]
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Author: LLOYD-PRICE R.J.

Rabbits For Profit, Rabbits for Powder

1898.  3rd Edn,.  Horace Cox.  XVI 85 pages, illus, adverts, folding plates, FEP removed, original covers faded on spine and edges, includes trapping, snares etc. This edition is much expanded to earlier editions. [595]
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Author: LONSDALE LIBRARY

Complete Set

.  1. BROOKE, Geoffrey. Volume I. Horsemanship. The way of a man with a horse. A practical book on horsemanship; veterinary notes by Col. Todd and a chapter on pig-sticking by Arthur Brooke. With over ninety illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd, 1929. 1st Edn 2. TAVERNER, Eric, NALL, G. Herbert & BACON, Alban. Volume II. Trout fishing from all angles. A complete guide to modern methods; a chapter on trout scales by G. Herbert Nall and the legal aspects of fishing by Alban Bacon. With two hundred and fifty illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd, 1969. reprint 3. PARKER, Eric, SPRAKE, Leslie, PORTER, Major & others. Volume III. Shooting by moor, field and shore. A practical guide to modern methods. With one hundred and fifty illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd, 1929. 1st Edn, inscription on FEP 4. PARKER, Eric, BAZLEY,J.H.R., BRIDGES, Antony & others. Volume IV. Fine angling for coarse fish. With one hundred and fifty-nine illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd, 1930. 1st Edn 5. MYERS, A. Wallis. Volume V. Lawn tennis, its principles and practice. A player's guide to modern methods. With over seventy illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1930. 1st Edn 6. CHAPMAN, A.P.F., FENDER, P.G.H., FRANKLIN, W.B. & others. Volume VI. The game of cricket. With fifty-five illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1948. 1st Edn 7. FREDERICK, Sir Charles, ALDIN, Cecil, ANDREWS, James & others. Volume VII. Fox-hunting. With four colour plates, eighteen reproductions of hunting pictures, forty-five illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd, 1947. reprint, inscription on FEP 8. KNEBWORTH, Viscount, DUFF-TAYLOR, S., MOORE-BRABAZON, J.T.C. & others. Volume VIII. Winter sports. Edited by the Hon. Neville Lytton. With sixty- seven illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1951. reprint 9. WETHERED, Joyce, WETHERED, Roger, DARWIN, Bernard, & others. Volume IX. The game of golf. Stroke play, by Joyce and Roger Wethered; match and medal play, practice, middle-aged golf, watching for profit and famous courses, by Bernard Darwin. History and literature by Horace Hutchinson; golf architecture and green-keeping by T.C. Simpson. With one hundred illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1931. 1st Edn, inscription on FEP 10. TAVERNER, Eric, LA BRANCHE, G.M.L., PARKER, Eric & others. Volume X. Salmon fishing. With three hundred and seven illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1935. 1st Edn 11. KNEBWORTH, Viscount & CHILDS, W. Volume XI. Boxing. A guide to modern methods. With a contribution by W. Childs. With over fifty illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1931. 1st Edn 12. PARKER, Eric. Volume XII. The Lonsdale anthology of sporting prose and verse. Edited and with an introduction by Eric Parker. With many illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1932. 1st Edn spotting to covers 13. CROXTON-SMITH, A., BARCLAY, M., BLAINE, G. & others. Volume XIII. Hounds and dogs; their care, training and working; for hunting, shooting, coursing, hawking, police purposes, etc. With over one hundred illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1932. 1st Edn bookplate 14. MAYDON, H.C., GLOUCESTER, Duke of, AKROYD, R. & others. Volume XIV. Big game shooting in Africa. With one hundred and fifty illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1932. 1st Edn 15. MARTIN, E.G., IRVING, John, BARNETT, J.R. & others. Volume XV. Cruising and ocean racing. With over five hundred illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1941. 1st Edn 16. BAERLIN, E.M., TOMKINSON, J., SNELL, E. & others. Volume XVI. Rackets, squash rackets, tennis fives and badminton. Edited by Lord Aberdare. With one hundred and fifteen illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1933. 1st Edn 17. COOPER, A.E., SLIGO, Marquess of, PARKER, Eric & others. Volume XVII. Sea fishing. With one hundred and twenty illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1956. reprint 18. SPENCER, Sidney, BLANCHET, E.R., BLOCH, Olaf & others. Volume XVIII. Mountaineering. With one hundred and thirty illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1950. reprint 19. MILLER, K.M., IRVING, John, ALLEN, H.P. & others. Volume XIX. Motor cruising. With over five hundred illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1935. 1st Edn 20. PARKER, Eric. Volume XX. Game birds, beasts and fishes. Natural history for sportsmen. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1944. Reprint, light browning to boards 21. KIMBERLEY, Earl of, BERESFORD, G., BROOKE, Geoffrey & others. Volume XXI. Polo. With one hundred and ten illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1936. 1st Edn 22. ADAMS, Ena, BROOKE, Geoffrey, CAMERON, L.C.R. & others. Volume XXII. Deer, hare and otter hunting. With forty-five illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1936. reprint 23. CHALMERS, Patrick. Volume XXIII. The history of hunting. With forty illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd, 1936. 1st Edn 24. TOWNER COSTER, H.E., PENTELOW, F.T.K. & BUTCHER, R.W. Volume XXIV. River management. The making, care and development of salmon and trout rivers. With ninety illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1936. 1st Edn, inscription on FEP 25. ABERDARE, Lord, ABRAHAMS, Harold, AUSTIN, H.W. & others. Volume XXV. The Lonsdale book of sporting records 1937. With past records and results and many illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd, 1937. 1st Edn, some foxing. 26. PARKER, Eric, WALLACE, Frank & TAVERNER, Eric. Volume XXVI. The Lonsdale keeper's book. Edited by Eric parker and written by well-known keepers, game farmers and with contributions by Frank Wallace and Eric Taverner. With sixty illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1938. 1st Edn 27. HOWE, Earl, BERTHON, Peter, CALLINGHAM, L.G. & others. Volume XXVII. Motor racing. With over one hundred and thirty illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1947. 1st Edn 28. HAREWOOD, Earl of, RICKETTS, P.E., COATEN, A.W. others. Volume XXVIII. Flat racing. With a colour plate and forty-nine illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1940. 1st Eden 29. ANDREWS, James, BLAND, T.Clifford, BLOCKEY, Robert & others. Volume XXIX. Wildfowling. With sixty-three illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1950. 1st Edn 30. PARKER, Eric. Volume XXX. The history of cricket. With seventy-two illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1950. Reprint, inscription on FEP 31. BORRETT, Norman, LODGE, Peggy, CARNILL, Denys & others. Volume XXXI. Hockey for men and women. With seventy-two illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1955. reprint 32. WILLOUGHBY DE BROKE, Lord, ALLEN, J.A., BROWN, H.A. & others. Volume XXXII. Steeplechasing. Foreword by Lord Bicester. With a colour plate and forty-eight illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1954. reprint 33. DAVIS, S.C.H., BAIRD, George, COOPER, J.A. & others. Volume XXXIII. Motor racing. With over one hundred and forty illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd, 1957. 1st Edn 34. TAVERNER, Eric. Volume XXXIV. Anglers' fishes and their natural history. With two hundred illustrations. London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1957. 1st Edn [20658]
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Author: LYALL J.Watson Edt

The Sportsmans and Tourists Guide to the Rivers, Lochs, Moors and Deer Forests of Scotland Autumn Issue August to September 1908

1908.  36th Edn,.  J Watson Lyall & Co Ltd.  lxii 507 pages includes adverts many are sporting related, large folding map on thin paper showing the railways of England, "Shewing The Great Railway Routes Between England And Scotland" The map has sporting adverts to the margin and woodcut illus. The map of Northern England & Scotland has been torn out leaving only a small section. Publishers pictorial card covers printed in black showing standing stag in a highland scene with title to upper cover, chipping to paper on spine at head and talk, includes the red fold over cloth cover with gilt standing deer, the same illus as the paper cloth. An informative and comprehensive guide detailing lochs, rivers, fishing quarters, tenants of shooting and fishing, index to Scotland, hotels, railway stations etc. + excellent sporting and related adverts. The sporting estates and areas for stalking, shooting, fishing and golf. [21199]
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Author: Lydekker (Richard)

The Sportsman's British Bird Book

1908.  1st.  xviii 620 pages+ 8 pages of adverts for Rowland Ward publications + errata slip Profusely illustrated with drawing plus text photographs of specimens, many mounted at the Piccadilly studios of Roland Ward and photographed under his superintendence. Closed tear to one page , contents clean and tight. Bound in ice blue cloth titled in black. Possibly a second issue binding without the Rowland Ward end papers but with the errata which I believe did not appear in the first issue. [21923]
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Author: MACKIE Peter Jeffery

The Keepers Book, A Guide to the Duties of a Gamekeeper

1929.  16th and last Edn,.  X 595 pages, coloured frontis and 11 other colour plates, foxing to closed page edges, vg in dj. dj browned on spine, the last edition of a popular book, 1st published in 1904. [780]
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Author: MACKIE Peter Jeffery

The Keepers Book, A Guide to the Duties of a Gamekeeper

1929.  16th and last Edn,.  G.T.Foulis & Company Limited..  x 595 pages, 8pp advs, coloured frontis and 11 other colour plates, browning to EP's, name inked out on FEP, publishers green cloth, gilt title to upper cover, the last edition of a popular book, 1st published in 1904. This edition also includes a new introduction and a chapter on sporting guns by Major Hugh Pollard [19720]
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Author: MACKIE Peter Jeffrey

The Keeper's Book A Guide To The Duties Of A Gamekeeper

1911.  10th Edn,.  T N Foulis.  XXI 499 pages, xxpp adverts, b/w illus from photographs, spotting to end papers, angling bookplate to FEP, blue cloth gilt title with photo inserts to upper cover. Covers all aspects including poacher, trapping, guns, stalking, game birds, etc., [16902]
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Author: MACKIE Sir Peter Jefferey

The Keepers Book, A guide to The Duties Of A Gamekeeper

1924.  16th Edn,.  G T Foulis and Co.  IX 589 pages, illus 12 in colour by Thorburn, Rickmond, Rowland Green etc, owners neat blind stamp to title page blank margin, publishers plum cloth, gilt title to upper board with coloured paper insert of shooter and his dog, a vg clean copy. This was the last edition of the keepers book it was published over 17 years and regularly revised. [19972]
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Author: MACKIE Sir Peter Jeffery

The Keepers Book, A Guide to the Duties of a Gamekeeper

1929.  3516th Edn,.  G T Foullis and Co.  X 595 pages, frontis + 11 colour plates, publishers light purple cloth, coloured insert to upper cover, a vg clean copy. The last edition to be published includes a new chapter on sporting guns by Major Hugh Pollard. [19986]
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Author: MACKIE Sir Peter Jeffery

The Keepers Book, A Guide to the Duties of a Gamekeeper

1929.  16th Edn,.  G T Foullis and Co.  X 595 pages, frontis + 11 colour plates, recently bound in a half dark green morroco, gilt sporting motifs to spine compartments. The last edition to be published includes a new chapter on sporting guns by Major Hugh Pollard. [2346]
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Author: MACKINTOSH Alexander

The Modern Fisher or The Driffield Angler In Two Parts Containing Descriptions Of The Different Kinds Of Fresh Water Fish and the Best Methods of Taking Them in Rivers, Lakes and Fish Ponds With Full Directions Of Many Artificial Flies For Every Month In The Season To Which Is Added Instructions For Shooting, With Rules For The Breeding, Breaking, and Management of Pointers and Spaniels and the Choice of Guns for Game and Wildfowl With a Description of the Forest of Blair in Perthshire belonging to his Grace the Duke of Athol and the Manner of Killing the Deer, also a Short Treatise On Coursing and The Training Of Greyhounds

nd 1815.  2nd Edn,.  Henry Mozley.  Derby.  XII 249 pages, contents leaf, 12mo., vg, original 1/2 leather, leather corners missing, head of spine rubbed, front joint cracked but a tight copy. Although the title is the Modern Fisher nearly 100 pages are shooting and dog related including the choice of fowling pieces, the author recommended 38 to 39 inch barrels, instructions for shooting well, dog training, game, the forests of Blair, coursing and dog disease. Chute 415 1806 edition, W/S 138. [16716]
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Author: MACPHERSON H.A.

History Of Fowling Being An Account Of The Many Curious Devices By Which wild Birds Are Or Have Been Captured In Different Parts Of The World

1897.  1st Edn,.  David Douglas.  Edinburgh.  LIV 511 pages, TEG, large 8vo., 5 full page illus + illus to text, vg+ a clean copy. An authoritative work on the trapping of birds i.e. netting, trapping, decoying etc. Chute 416 [6438]
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Author: MACPHERSON H.A.

History Of Fowling Being An Account Of The Many Curious Devices By Which wild Birds Are Or Have Been Captured In Different Parts Of The World

1897.  1st Edn,.  David Douglas.  Edinburgh.  LIV 511 pages, TEG, large 8vo., 5 full page illus + illus to text, vg+ a clean copy. An authoritative work on the trapping of birds i.e. netting, trapping, decoying etc. Chute 416 [14155]
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Author: MALCOLM G., MAXWELL A.

Grouse And Grouse Moors

1910.  1st Edn,.  Adam Charles Black.  VIII 286 pages, illus with 16 plates in colour by Charles Whymper, contents clean and free of foxing, publishers tan cloth with title and scene of flying grouse in brown, binding clean and fresh, an attractive book, there was also an edition published with the cover in gilt. Chute 435 "Essential reading for the grouse shot" [18233]
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Author: MARCHINGTON John

A Portrait Of Shooting

1979.  1st Edn,.  Anthony Atha Publishers.  Rugby.  249 pages, large oblong 4to., limited to 1100 copies, illus in colour and black and white, many are from the works of BB (D.J.Watkins Pitchford), this is No 71 of the special edition with all edges gilt. Bound in full leather, gilt pheasant vignette to upper board, signed on limitation page by John Marchington. [12031]
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Author: MARCHINGTON John

A Portrait Of Shooting

1979.  1st Edn,.  Rugby.  249 pages, large oblong 4to., limited to 1100 copies, illus, original 1/4 leather binding in slipcase, vg+. [7447]
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Author: MAROLLES Magne De

La Chasse Au Fusil

1836.  new Edn,.  Paris.  XVI 494 pages, 7 plates and 2 folding plates, original 1/4 leather binding, attractive gilt decorative spine, clean copy, Riling 310, "this work is frequently quoted and is the source of many later works, acknowledged and otherwise." " English editions anonymously translated and accredited to John Acton entitled An Essay on Shooting (Dublin, Grucber and McAllister 1789 and London, T Cadell 1791) are little more than literal translations of Marolles works. [8989]
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Author: MATTHEWS Ike

Full Revelations Of A Rat-Catcher After 25 Years Experience

nd 1898.  1st Edn,.  Friendly Society.  62 pages, original pebble cloth covered boards, gilt title to upper cover, edges rubbed and head and tail of chipped, chapters on trapping, ferreting, how to keep and work ferrets, etc., scarce. The last page is an advert for Ike's Service to take parties of gentlemen ratting also "any number of live rats and rabbits supplied at a few days notice" [801]
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Author: MATTHEWS Ike

Full Revelations Of A Rat-Catcher After 25 Years Experience

nd 1898.  1st Edn,.  Friendly Society.  Manchester.  62 pages, original pebble cloth covered boards, gilt title to upper cover, edges rubbed and head and tail of chipped, g+. chapters on trapping, ferreting, how to keep and work ferrets, etc., scarce. The last page is an advert for Ike's Service to take parties of gentlemen ratting also "any number of live rats and rabbits supplied at a few days notice" [18083]
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Author: MAXWELL William Hamilton

The Field Book Of Sports And Pastimes Of The British Islands

nd Circa 1833.  VIII 563 pages, text illus, many pages unopened, paper browned, original blind stamped cloth dust soiled g+, an alphabetic listing on all field sports not in Schwerdt, published under the authorship "The Author of Wild Sports of the West" [9236]
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Author: MAYER John

The Sportsmans Directory or Park And Gamekeeper's Companion

1828.  5th Edn,.  VII 214 pages, engraved frontis and text illus, some browning to title page, original pictorial blue paper cover boards, sporting vignette to upper board, some loss to spine paper o/w a vg copy in the original state, Chute 443, 444, 445 does not note the 5th edition. [2949]
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Author: MAYER John

The Sportsmans Directory or Park And Gamekeeper's Companion

1828.  5th Edn,.  VII 214 pages, frontis illus + text illus, frontis and title page foxed, manuscript poem 'Directions For Sportsman' neatly written on rear of advertising leaf and verso of rear end paper, signed JHJ 1839, owners inscription name is J.H.Thompson, original pictorial blue card cover boards, new matching spine. [6320]
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Author: MAYER John

The Sportsman's Directory or Park And Gamekeeper's Companion

1838.  6th rewritten and enlarged Edn,.  Simpkin Marshall and Co.  VIII 181 pages, Text illus, pasted to blank on verso of last page and opposite blank newspaper cuttings relating to the Waterloo Cup, also 3 loose Victorian scraps, inscription to first blank, original cloth, gilt title and sporting scene to upper cover. [14219]
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Author: MAYER John

The Sportman's Directory or Park And Gamekeeper's Companion

1838.  6th rewritten and enlarged Edn,.  VIII 181 pages, Text illus, pencil note to Verso of title page, recased in original pictorial covers, vg-. [6113]
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Author: MAYER John

The Sportsman's Directory Or Park And Gamekeepers Companion

1845.  7th Edn,.  Simpkin Marshall and Co.,.  IV 181 pages, 2 pages advs, illus + text, some occasional foxing to contents, publishers blind stamped cloth with gilt sporting vignette to upper board, vg. A comprehensive guide 1st published in 1815, which has been revised and brought up to date in the 7th edition. Instructions for breeding, feeding and breaking dogs, hunting, coursing and shooting, fishing, preserving game and decoys, breeding pheasants, partridges, pigeons, rabbits etc. Also a description of all kinds of poaching, how to detect poachers, and to destroy their works. [3122]
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Author: MCDOUGALL Douglas

Goose Fever The Diaries Of An Amateur Wildfowler 1933-1971

1973.  rep Edn,.  Old Buckenham.  163 pages, lge 8vo, illus, vg in dj. [178]
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Author: MCLEAN Colin

At Dawn And Dusk Being My Record Of Nearly Sixty Years Of Wildfowling

1954.  1st Edn,.  XIV 194 pages, lge 8vo.,illus, vg in dj, dj chipped at bottom of spine, much on wildfowling in Norfolk and on the Solway. [804]
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Author: MCLEAN Colin

At Dawn And Dusk Being My Record Of Nearly Sixty Years Of Wildfowling

1954.  1st Edn,.  Batchworth Press.  XIV 194 pages, lge 8vo., illus, vg in a poor dj. Much on wildfowling in Norfolk and on the Solway. [20060]
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Author: MCLEAN Colin

At Dawn And Dusk Being My Record Of Nearly Sixty Years Of Wildfowling

1954.  1st Edn,.  Batchworth Press.  XIV 194 pages, lge 8vo., illus, vg in dj, dj chipped at head of spine, light rubbing to edges of spine. Much on wildfowling in Norfolk and on the Solway. [21852]
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Author: MENDALL Howard L., ALDOUS Clarence M.

The Ecology And Management Of The American Woodcock

nd Circa 1980''s.  reprint Edn,.  Gunnerman Press.  Michigan, USA.  X 201 pages, illus, limited to 1025 copies, this being a review copy apart from small mark on FEP, a vg copy first published in 1943. [15159]
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Author: MEYNELL Hugh

Saga Of A Goose Trail

2002.  1st Edn.  the author.  Shifnal, Shrops.  v 127 pages, illus in b/w from photographs and drawings, signed on front end paper by "Hugh". A fine copy in dj. Contains much on Loch Strathbeg, and early forays on the Solway and the Wash. [20105]
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Author: MILLAIS James Guille

Game Birds And Shooting Sketches Illustrating The Habits, Modes Of Capture, Stages Of Plumage And The Hybrids And Varieties Which Occur Amongst Them

1894.  2nd, 1st ordinary Edn,.  XIII 185 pages, 16pp adverts, large 8vo., full page and text illus, original tan cloth with game birds vignette and title printed in black to upper board and spine. Apart from the spine which is a little darkened, cloth is free from the usual darkening associated with this edition. the author covers Capercaillie, blackgame, grouse and ptarmigan (the 1st edition contained colour plates and limited to 550 copies and was a folio edition). This edition only lacks the colour plates, the text remains unchanged. [7900]
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Author: MILLAIS J.G.

The Natural History Of The British Surface Feeding Ducks

1902.  1st Edn.  Longmans Green and Co.  xiv 107 pages, top edge gilt ,folio with 6 photogravures, 41 coloured plates and 25 other illustrations, the colour plates are by Thorburn and Millais, light spotting to FEP and prelims o/w contents clean and free of spotting. Two armorial bookplates to the front paste down. A vg+ copy seldom found in this condition limited to 600 numbered copies, this is No 202, the book covers 10 species of duck commonly found and details, their natural history, habits, plumage and shooting Chute 452. ?620 [22070]
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Author: MILLAIS John Guille

The Wildfowler In Scotland

1901.  1st Edn,.  Longmans Green and Co.  xv 167 pages, TEG, 4to, illustrated with a frontis by Sir J.E.Millais, 8 photogravure plates, 2 coloured plates and 50 illustrations from the author's drawings and photographs in the text. The contents and plates free of spotting or browning. Armorial bookplate of Gilmour, of Lundin and Montrave to front paste down. Bound in the original 1/2 vellum over grey paper covered boards. The vellum clean and free of any darkening the grey paper boards are fresh and clean, an exceptional copy. A title seldom found in this condition. A classic work on wildfowling in Scotland dealing with the pursuit of ducks. Chapters include a morning with an 8 bore, a day with a punt gun on the Moray Firth etc. With some excellent illustration of wildfowling and punt gunning. Chute 451 [21960]
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Author: MILLAIS John Guille

The Wildfowler In Scotland

1901.  1st Edn,.  Longmans Green and Co.  XV 167 pages, TEG, 4to., frontis by Sir J.E.Millais, 8 photogravure plates, 2 coloured plates and 50 illustrations from the author's drawings and photographs, bound in the original 1/2 vellum over grey paper covered boards, some marking to top edge of paper on front board, couple of marks to the vellum but overall a vg copy with some excellent illus of wildfowling and puntgunning. Chute 451 [14884]
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Author: MILLAIS John Guille

The Wildfowler In Scotland

1901.  1st Edn,.  Longmans Green and Co.  XV 167 pages, TEG, 4to., frontis by Sir J.E.Millais, 8 photogravure plates, 2 coloured plates and 50 illustrations from the author's drawings and photographs, bound in the original 1/2 vellum over grey paper covered boards, slight marking to the vellum, a vg clean copy with excellent illus of wildfowling and puntgunning. Chute 451 [14772]
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Author: MILLER Edward

Golden Dawn One Hundred And Fifty Years Of Fowling On The Ribble Estuary

2004.  1st Edn.  the author.  xii 193 pages, illus in b/w from photographs and drawings by Rodger McPhail, pictorial laminated covers, a fine copy celepbrating the Lytham District Wildfowlers Assoc. Golden Jubilee 1954-2004 [20110]
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Author: MORRIS Beverely R

British Game Birds

nd 1855.  1st Edn,.  Grombridge & Sons.  iv 254 pages, large 4to., 60 fine hand coloured plates of game birds, apart from very occasional spotting to the text, all plates are clean and colouring bright, in the original green publishers cloth, gilt title to upper boards light rubbing to corners, but overall cloth vg+. A difficult title to find in cloth and in vg condition, title increasingly broken for the plates. Each species has a coloured plate and description of its habits, habitat and shooting. Chute 460 (1891 edition) [21931]
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Author: MUIRHEAD James Patrick editor

Winged Words On Chantrey's Woodcocks

1857.  1st Edn,.  John Murray.  VI 120 pages, 6 etched plates, light spotting to contents, armorial bookplate to front paste down, publishers green cloth, gilt vignette of 2 shot woodcock to upper board, cloth clean and bright. Sir Francis Chantrey a sculptor shot two woodcock with 1 shot at Holkham, Norfolk on November 20 1829. It was sufficiently well regarded to merit this delightful anthology of verse on the subject. A monument to the 2 woodcock was presented to W.Coke of Holkham in 1834. An etching of the monument is used as the frontis and part for the gilt vignette to the upper cover. A scarce title and more so in this condition. Chute 461 [19856]
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Author: MULES P.H.

George Doggett Keeper, A Story Of A Devonshire Manor Thirty Years Ago

1887.  1st Edn,.  Manchester & London.  115 pages, advs, square 8vo., full page and text illus by PJ Antoine and J Thomas, original cream cloth with vignette in black of the keeper's door to upper board, some darkening to cloth as often found with this binding. Chute 462. [19767]
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Author: MURRAY Hilda

Echoes Of Sport

1911.  second impression Edn,.  T.N.Foulis.  XII 167 pages, TEG adverts, illus from photographs, brown cloth with gilt title and ornate sporting vignette to upper board, a vg+ copy. Stalking, salmon, fishing, grouse shooting etc. [7496]
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Author: MURTON R.K.

The Wood Pigeon

1965.  1st Edn,.  Collins.  256 pages, illus, vg in dj, a major work on the natural history etc of the pigeon. Published in the Collins New Naturalist Monograph Series. [5022]
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Author: NELSON William

The Laws Concerning Game of Hunting, Hawking, Fishing and Fowling, and of Forests, Chases, parks, Warrens, Deer, Dove-Cotes, Conies

1762.  6th Edn,.  E Richardson and C Lintot.  XVIII 255 pages, + 27pp index, XVIII appendix, original full calf, red label, rubbing to edge, cracking to front joint but tight. The 6th was the last edition to be published. [13428]
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Author: NEVILL Ralph

Old English Sporting Books

1924.  1st Edn,.  XI 34 pages, TEG, large 4to., 107 plates many in colour, decorated EP's. A limited edition of 1500 copies, original orange cloth, gilt title and vignette to upper board, the cloth is clean and bright still retaining the original dust jacket, repair to head of spine of dj, o/w apart from a small tear, no other defects, rare to find in this condition. [12982]
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Author: NEWTON George William

Rural sports, and how to enjoy them : with an appendix, comprising memoirs and characteristics of eminent sportsmen

1867.  1st Edn.  J H and Jas Parker.  vi,(ii) errata -90B ?(ii) pages. Pages uncut, 4to,10 plates 8 being mounted photographs within ornate borders. Faint part tide mark more noticeable to blank margin of a few plates. Bound in a later ? calf over green cloth covered boards. The contents in 5 parts part 1 is on Winged Game, part 2 Hunting, part 3 Fishing part 4 Vermin and Poachers, and part 5 Memories. A Derbyshire man's description of 30 years of sport. Only 3 holdings in UK libraries Chute 471 [22075]
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Author: NIALL Ian

A Fowler's World An Account Of Days On The Marsh And Estuary

1968.  1st Edn,.  Heineman.  163 pages, illus by C.F. Tunnicliffe, vg in dj [20057]
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Author: NIALL Ian

A Fowler's World An Account Of Days On The Marsh And Estuary

1968.  1st Edn,.  Heineman.  163 pages, illus by C.F. Tunnicliffe, vg in dj [16948]
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Author: NIMROD [JAMES APPERLEY]

The Life Of A Sportsman

1914.  reprint Edn,.  Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co Ltd.  XI 401 pages, large 8vo., 36 coloured illus by Henry Alken, later 1/2 dark red morroco, spine in 6 panels with gilt central decoration with decorative corner pieces. A vg clean copy. First published in 1842 a "half true half ficticous story". The sports vary from boxing, dog fighting, hunting, shooting, angling etc., Schwerdt Vol 1 p36. [16528]
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Author: NORTHUMBERLAND Alan Ian Eighth Duke of

The Shadow On The Moor

1967.  1st thus Edn,.  privately printed.  69 pages, frontis illus + 6 full scraperboard illus and chapter headings and tail pieces by D.J.Watkins Pitchford 'BB'. Original dark red cloth, gilt title to upper board light surface rubbing, a fine copy still retaining the original glassine wrapper, corner of wrapper chipped (I have never seen a copy in the wrapper before). Limited to 200 copies, this copy being No 176, privately printed by the son of the 10th Duke and Colonel Lancaster for friends and family and was never issued for sale. Personal inscription on title page "To Henrietta from Fibie in happy memory of the Wombat" March 1968. A BB rarity. [18325]
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Author: OATES Capt W.Coape

Wild Ducks How to Rear and Shoot Them

1905.  1st Edn,.  Longmans Green And Co.  IX 80 pages, 4 photogravure plates from drawings by G.E.Lodge and 12 illus from photographs, original blue cloth, gilt title to upper boards, vg. All the Edwardians needed to know from rearing to shooting mallard. Chute 480. [20095]
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Author: OATES Capt W.Coape

Wild Ducks How to Rear and Shoot Them

1905.  1st Edn,.  Longmans Green And Co.  IX 80 pages, 4 photogravure plates from drawings by G.E.Lodge and 12 illus from photographs, original blue cloth, gilt title to upper boards, vg+. All the Edwardians needed to know from rearing to shooting mallard. Chute 480. [19787]
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Author: OATES Capt W.Coape

Wild Ducks How to Rear and Shoot Them

1905.  1st Edn,.  Longmans Green And Co.  ix 80 pages, 4 photogravure plates from drawings by G.E.Lodge and 12 illus from photographs, original blue cloth, gilt title to upper boards, vg. All the Edwardians needed to know from rearing to shooting mallard. Chute 480. [21144]
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Author: PALTUSOVA I.N.editor

Royal Hunting

2002.  Khudozhnik i kniga.  Moscow.  431 pages, large 4to., finely illustrated with colour and black and white illus mostly from photographs, pictorial covers. A lavish production of an exhibition held at the State Historical Museum from 20 September 2002 to 20 February 2003. the exhibition embraced the period from the 16th to the 20th century showing the significance of hunting in Russian and German society. The large number of exhibits show the weapons, clothing, equipment, art etc. Bookplate on front paste down of Henk Visser, a fine copy. [14968]
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Author: PARKER Eric

Field River And Hill

1927.  1st Edn,.  Phillip Allan & co Ltd.  ix 280 pages, with 8 dry point illus by Winifred Austin, publishers slate blue cloth, gilt woodcock vignette on spine, a vg clean copy. Shooting in England, Scotland and Ireland, grouse, partridge, wildfowl etc. + some fishing. Chute 499 [21172]
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Author: PARKER Eric

Shooting Days

1918.  1st Edn,.  John Murray.  344 pages, illus, blue cloth title in black. Written during the first world war, the author's days of shooting. [16568]
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Author: PARKER Eric Editor

Shooting By Moor Field And Stream

1929.  1st Edn,.  Seeley Service & Co Ltd..  380 pages, numerous full page illus, a vg copy of the 1st edition in the original dj, (dj has fade marking), a title that ran to many editions over several years, Vol 3 in the Lonsdale Library Series. [13612]
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Author: PATTERSON A.

Rambles In Birdland

nd 1896.  1st Edn,.  Thomas Mitchell.  127 pages, full page and text drawings, contemporary prize inscription to front paste down. publishers red cloth with gilt title within black decorated borders with silver bird vignette, vg. Although not a shooting title Patterson describes 20 song birds. A scarce Patterson title more so in this condition. [16597]
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Author: PATTERSON A.

Rambles In Birdland

nd 1896.  1st Edn,.  Thomas Mitchell.  127 pages, full page and text drawings, publishers brown cloth with gilt title within black decorated borders with silver bird vignette, an extremely clean bright copy. Although not a shooting title Patterson describes 20 song birds. A scarce Patterson title more so in this condition. [15981]
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Author: PATTERSON Arthur H.

Man And Nature On The Broads

nd circa 1895.  1st Edn,.  Thomas Mitchell.  143 pages, numerous full page and text illus, original blue cloth with gilt title and silver circular boat vignette to upper board. A vg copy of one of Patterson's scarcest titles. [7519]
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Author: PATTERSON Arthur H.

Man And Nature On Tidal Waters

1909.  1st Edn,.  XIV 315 pages, 47pp adverts, 4 plates from photographs + drawings by the author, slight foxing to contents, blue cloth clean and bright. Includes a chapter on guns and gunners + many references to shooting including puntgunning not in Chute. [13950]
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Author: PATTERSON Arthur H.

Man And Nature On Tidal Waters

1909.  1st Edn,.  XIV 315 pages, 47pp adverts, 4 plates from photographs + drawings by the author, inner joint paper cracked but a tight copy, pen and ink drawing on FEP of a sandpiper, looking up at a sign standing in grass, written on the sign from author A.H.Patterson Nov 1909, the drawing is approx. 10x10cm, (4"x4"), publishers cloth, gilt title to upper cover evenly faded. Includes a chapter on guns and gunners + many references to shooting including puntgunning not in Chute. [18239]
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Author: PATTERSON Arthur H.

Nature In Eastern Norfolk

1905.  1st Edn,.  Methuen.  352 pages, 47 pages adverts, 12 colour plates from paintings by Frank Southgate, original brick red cloth, gilt title to upper board, cloth clean and bright. Chute 506 [867]
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Author: PATTERSON Arthur H.

A Norfolk Naturalist Observations On Birds, Mammals and Fishes

1930.  1st Edn,.  Methuen.  xii 209 pages, frontis photo, 35 illus with pencil sketches by the author, green cloth gilt bird vignette to upper cover in dj, neat strengthening to rear, some loss to head of spine, unusual to find in dj. [18128]
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Author: PATTERSON Arthur H.

Notes Of An East Coast Naturalist

1904.  1st Edn,.  Metheun.  X111 304 pages, 40 pages advs, 12 colour illus by Frank Southgate, some foxing to prelims and closed page edges. [14687]
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Author: PATTERSON Arthur H.

Notes Of An East Coast Naturalist

1904.  1st Edn,.  Metheun.  X111 304 pages, 40 pages advs, 12 colour illus by Frank Southgate, some foxing to contents, o/w vg. [870]
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Author: PATTERSON Arthur H.

Through Broadland By Sail And Motor

1930.  1st Edn,.  VI 141 pages, illus with pen and ink drawings by the author, browning to title page, vg. [13946]
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Author: PATTERSON Arthur H.

Through Broadland By Sail And Motor

1930.  1st Edn,.  Blakes Ltd.  vi 141 pages, frontis illus + text illus by author, vg in dj, dj has loss at head of spine. [5251]
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Author: PATTERSON Arthur H.

Through Broadland By Sail And Motor

1930.  1st Edn,.  Blakes Ltd.  vi 141 pages, frontis illus of the author + full page and text drawings by the author, light foxing to close page edges, publishers slate blue cloth, blind stamped title to upper board, cloth clean bright in dj, dj chipped at head of spine, small closed tears, vg+. [21663]
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Author: PATTERSON Arthur H.

Wildfowlers And Poachers, Fifty Years On The East Coast

1929.  1st Edn,.  Metheun.  xiv 284 pages, 8pp advs., illus with photographs and drawings by the author, map end papers of Breydon Water, some spotting to prelims o/w contents free of the usual foxing, publishers cloth clean.. The book deals with the disappearing class of "outlanders" men and women who specialise in fishing, wildfowling and poaching with a variety of sidelines. A title rarely found in this condition. [21424]
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Author: PAYNE GALLWEY Sir Ralph

Letters To Young Shooters, 2nd Series, The Production, Preservation and Killing Of Game

1902.  3rd revised and enlarged Edn,.  Longmans Green and Co.  XIII 524 pages, game report, illus, some occasional foxing. The second series also includes directions in shooting wood pigeons and breaking in retrievers. [9001]
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Author: PAYNE GALLWEY Sir Ralph

Letters To Young Shooters, 2nd Series, The Production, Preservation and Killing Of Game

1902.  3rd revised and enlarged Edn,.  Longmans Green and Co.  XIII 524 pages, game report, illus, some occasional foxing to contents, original green cloth, gilt title to upper boards, light rubbing to corners and edges. The second series also includes directions in shooting wood pigeons and breaking in retrievers. [15648]
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Author: PAYNE-GALLWEY Sir Ralph

The Fowler In Ireland Or Notes On The Haunts And Any Habits Of Wildfowl seafowl including Instructions In The Art Of Shooting And Capturing Them

1882.  1st Edn,.  Van Voorst.  XIII 503 pages, 16 page wildfowl register + 2 page publishers advert, 16 full page plates, frontis + text illus, contents clean and free of foxing, publishers blue cloth clean and fresh, a vg+ copy. A title seldom found in this condition, "the most authorative book by an acknowledged expert, since Folkard (1859). It contains more than merely fowling in Ireland, there are the fullest details of all species, duck decoys, records of bags, punts and punt gunning all expertly illustrated by Whymper" Chute 510 [19845]
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Author: PAYNE-GALLWEY Sir Ralph

The Fowler In Ireland Or Notes On The Haunts And Any Habits Of Wildfowl seafowl including Instructions In The Art Of Shooting And Capturing Them

1882.  1st Edn,.  Van Voorst.  XIII 503 pages, 16 page wildfowl register + 2 page publishers advert, 16 full page plates, frontis + text illus, light spotting to 1/2 title, publishers blue cloth, vg. "The most authoritative book by an acknowledged expert, since Folkard (1859). It contains more than merely fowling in Ireland, there are the fullest details of all species, duck decoys, records of bags, punts and punt gunning all expertly illustrated by Whymper" Chute 510 [20626]
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Author: PAYNE-GALLWEY Sir Ralph

The Fowler In Ireland Or Notes On The Haunts And Habits Of Wildfowl And Seafowl Including Instructions In The Art Of Shooting And Capturing Them

1882.  1st Edn,.  John Van Vorst.  XIII 503 pages, 12 pages adverts, wildfowl records, lists of birds killed, 17 full page plates + text illus, ownership name to top margin of title page, W.P.H.L. Vaughan 1997, notes on verso of half title not relating to book, also notes to verso of last page of index ducks shot with punt gun, some browning to half title and title page, recent blue cloth binding. [10857]
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Author: PAYNE-GALLWEY Sir Ralph

Letters To Young Shooters, 1st Series: On The Choice And Use Of A Gun. 2nd Series: The Production, Preservation and Killing Of Game. 3rd Series: A Short Natural History Of British Wildfowl And Complete Directions In Shooting On The Coast And Inland

1895, 1892, 1896.  1st, 2nd, 3rd Edn,.  3 Vols, XII 274; XIII 524; XXIX 630 pages, full page and text illus, foxing to contents, publishers green cloth a vg clean set. [11254]
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Author: PEARSON ROGERS H.W.

Guns This Way

1962.  1st Edn,.  Witherby.  X 85 pages, 4to. Illus with photographs many in colour and drawings by BB, vg in dj, the author visits and takes part in various shoots shooting in East Anglia, Yorkshire and Wales, including Bolton Abbey, Chatsworth, Euston, Holkham etc., [13374]
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Author: PEARSON ROGERS H.W.

Guns This Way

1962.  1st Edn,.  Witherby.  x 85 pages, 4to. Illus with photographs many in colour and drawings by BB, vg in dj, the author visits and takes part in various shoots shooting in East Anglia, Yorkshire and Wales, including Bolton Abbey, Chatsworth, Euston, Holkham etc., [21555]
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Author: POLLARD H B C

The Sportsman's Cookery Book

1926.  Country Life Ltd.  vii 156 pages, 1/4 blue cloth backed boards, title label to upper cover and spine. A comprehensive guide to cooking game. [21151]
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Author: POLLARD H.B.C.

Game Birds Rearing, Preservation, And Shooting

1929.  1st Edn,.  Eyre and Spottiswoode.  XI 185 pages, 4to, 12 colour plates by Philip Rickman, publisher's green bevelled cloth, fade mark to rear boards, the colour plates are particularly fine, apart from the frontis the plates show the bird in flight with pencil drawing vignette. "A practical guide with much common sense" Chute 523. [14962]
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Author: POLLARD Hugh B.C.

The Gun Room Guide

1930.  1st Edn,.  Eyre Spottiswoode.  IX 183 pages, 4to, illus in colour by Phillip Rickman And H Frank Wallace, limited to 225 signed copies, bound in 1/4 vellum, small nick to edges of spine, vg. [9055]
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Author: POLLARD Hugh B.C., BARCLAY-SMITH Phyllis

British and American Game Birds

1945.  1st Edn,.  Eyre and Spottiswoode.  X 48 pages, illus, 20 fine coloured plates by Philip Rickman. 4to. vg in dj, dj dust soiled. [3617]
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Author: POLLARD Hugh B.C., BARCLAY-SMITH Phyllis

British and American Game Birds

1945.  1st Edn,.  Eyre & Spottiswoode.  X 48 pages, 4to, 20 coloured plates by Phillip Rickman, limited to 125 copies on handmade paper, this being numbered 46 with a pencil remarque sketch of a mallard drake signed by Rickman, bound in 1/4 tan, gilt title to upper cover, contents and cover in fine condition. [18653]
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Author: POLLARD Hugh B.C., BARCLAY-SMITH Phyllis

British and American Game Birds

1945.  1st Edn,.  Eyre and Spottiswoode.  X 48 pages, illus, 20 fine coloured plates by Philip Rickman. 4to. vg in dj, dj chipped at head of spine, includes chapters on shooting on English and America. [18743]
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Author: POLLARD Hugh B.C., BARCLAY-SMITH Phyllis

British and American Game Birds

1945.  1st Edn,.  Eyre & Spottiswoode.  X 48 pages, 4to, 20 coloured plates by Phillip Rickman, limited to 125 copies on handmade paper, this being numbered 46 with a pencil remarque sketch of a whooper swan signed by Rickman, bookplate to front paste down, bound in 1/4 tan, gilt title to upper cover, contents and cover in fine condition. [18588]
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Author: PORTER Alexander

The Gamekeepers Manual Being An Epitome Of The Game Laws Of England, Scotland And Of The Gun Licences And Wild Birds Acts

1889.  2 nd Edn,.  David Douglas.  Edinburgh.  xiv 140 pages, pp advs,12mo., green paper covered boards in the style of a leather binding, gilt dog vignette to upper cover, rubbing to head and tail of spine and edges. [19719]
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Author: PORTLAND DUKE OF

Memoirs Of Racing & Hunting

1935.  1st Edn,.  Faber Faber Ltd.  XVI 364 pages, 4to., illus throughout, a vg+ copy in the original silver dj, unusual to find in dj, predominately horses but Portland was a keen stalker and shooter. [13469]
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Author: POSTER

Live Pigeon Shooting

1853.  Printed Poster 44.5cm x 28.5cm, advertising a pigeon shooting match October 26th & 27th 1853 at the Bird In Hand and Wheat Sheaf Inn, Lynn, Norfolk for 20 members shooting at 7 birds..... The second day several matches at sparrows and pigeons. 10cm closed tear neat repair to verso, vg no loss. A rare example for live pigeon shooting. [20171]
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Author: PURPLE HEATHER Adams W.A.

Something About Guns & Shooting

1891.  6th thousand.  Alexander Shephard.  vii 180 pages, includes adverts mostly for guns and shooting, first few pages "opinions of the press", written to top margin of title page "with the authors compliments" light green cloth, title in black, dust soiling to covers and corners rubbed, vg-. Chapters on fashion in game guns and their loads, the advantages of good guns etc. Riling 1271, Chute 007 [20593]
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Author: PYE Henry James

The Sportsman's Dictionary Containing Instructions For Various Methods To Be Observed In Riding, Hunting, Fowling, Setting, Fishing, Racing, Farrier, Hawking, Breeding And Feeding Horses For The Road And Turf; The Management Of Dogs, Game And Dunghill-Cocks, Turkeys, Geese, Ducks, Doves, Singing Birds, Etc; And The Manner Of Curing Their Various Diseases And Accidents

1807.  5th Edn,.  John Stockdale.  547 pages, 4to., 17 copper engraved plates many of traps nets etc, old damp mark to plates not affecting text, bound in recent 1/2 tan calf, vg. The title states this edition was improved and enlarged by Pye, Chute 532 noted that the 5th edition is the only one signed by Pye, he was thought responsible for the editions of 1778, 1782, 1792, 1809. [4390]
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Author: PYE Henry James

The Sportsman's Dictionary Or The Gentleman's Companion For Town And Country Containing Full And Particular Instructions For Riding, Hunting, Fowling, Setting, Fishing, Racing, Farriery, Cocking Hawking etc., With The Various Methods To Be Observed In Breeding And Dieting Of Horses Both For The Road And Turf; Also The Management Of Dogs, Game Cocks, Dunghill Fowls, Turkeys, Geese, Ducks, Pigeons, Singing Birds, Etc; And The Manner Of Curing Their Various Diseases And Accidents Collected From the Best Authors With Very Considerable Additions And Improvements By Experienced Gentlemen

1778.  3rd Edn,.  Fielding and Walker.  VIII 300+ pages, 4to., engraved frontis of the anatomy of a horse and 15 copper plates representing all the different kinds of nets, snares and traps that are now made use of, some age browning to contents, small armorial plate of R.A Caldwell, recased in the original binding with part of the old spine relayed, original boards rubbed on corners. The original end papers retained Chute 599 and Chute 532. [16181]
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Author: QUEENY Edgar M.

Prairie Wings Pen and Camera Flight Studies

1947.  rep. Edn,.  USA.  XII, 255 pages, 4to. The story of ducks unlimited. vg in worn dj. [1207]
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