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Author: QUINN Tom

BB Remembered The Life And Times Of Denys Watkins Pitchford

2006.  1st edn.  Swan Hill Press.  Shrewsbury.  122 pages, illus in b/w using BB scraperboards + photos etc, cloth backed pictorial boards, fine. [20109]
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Author: RAWSTONE Lawrence

Gamonia or The Art Of Preserving Game and An Improved Method Of Making Plantations and Covers Explained And illustrated

1929.  rep of 1837 1st Edn,.  Herbert Jenkins.  256 pages, TEG, 15 colour plates, publishers green cloth, gilt borders to boards, vg in dj, chipped at head and tail of spine. A new edition with an introduction and a note on the authors game register by Eric Parker. [5059]
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Author: RAWSTONE Lawrence

Gamonia or The Art Of Preserving Game and An Improved Method Of Making Plantations and Covers Explained And illustrated

1929.  rep of 1837 1st Edn,.  Herbert Jenkins.  256 pages, TEG, 15 colour plates, publishers green cloth, gilt borders to boards, vg in dj, chipped at head and tail of spine. A new edition with an introduction and a note on the authors game register by Eric Parker. [21138]
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Author: RICHARDS Coombe

Wild Goose Chase, Being Wildfowling Reminiscences Of Some Amateurs At The Game

1948.  1st Edn,.  94 pages, illus by the author, fading to cloth as usual o/w vg in dj. Fowling in Ireland, the Wash, Norfolk etc. [12393]
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Author: RICHARDS Coombe

Wild Goose Chase, Being Wildfowling Reminiscences Of Some Amateurs At The Game

1948.  1st Edn,.  94 pages, illus by the author, fading to cloth as usual o/w vg in worn dj. Fowling in Ireland, the Wash, Norfolk etc. [9339]
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Author: RIDGES Bob

The Decoy Duck From Folk Art To Fine Art

1988.  1st Edn,.  Limpsfield.  191 pages, 4to, illus many in colour, fine in dj. [4955]
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Author: RIDGES Bob

The Decoy Duck From Folk Art To Fine Art

1988.  1st Edn,.  Limpsfield.  191 pages, 4to, illus many in colour, fine in dj. [11860]
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Author: RIDGES Bob

The Decoy Duck From Folk Art To Fine Art

1988.  1st Edn,.  Limpsfield.  191 pages, 4to., illus many in colour, fine in dj. [3950]
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Author: ROBERTS John Cadfryn

The Four Seasons of Sport

1960.  Ariel Press.  Limited to 500 copies. Folio. VIII. 12 colour plates. vg in chipped dj. [1212]
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Author: ROBERTS John Cadfryn

The Four Seasons of Sport

1960.  1st thus Edn,.  Ariel Press.  VIII+ pages, folio, 12 colour folio page plates, 3 plates to each section, fishing, hunting, racing, shooting with accompanying text, illus after Alken, Pollard, Turner and Wells, limited to 500 numbered copies, vg in worn dj. [7507]
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Author: RODWELL James

the Rat, Its History And Destructive Character With Numerous Anecdotes

1858.  1st Edn,.  G Routledge And Co.  299 pages, bound without half title, pencil notes to verso blank of last page, some spotting to title page. Contemporary 1/2 calf surface rubbing to spine. Includes the different kinds of rats, characteristic, the damage they cause, rat catching, rat matches, poisoning etc. [18085]
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Author: ROW Charles

A Practical Guide To The Game Laws

1907.  1st Edn,.  VIII 256 pages, green cloth, old colour fading to parts of board, vg. Much on poachers and poaching, the author was a solicitor and secretary to the East Anglian Game Protection Society. [19785]
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Author: RUFFER Jonathan Garnier

The Big Shots, Edwardian Shooting Parties

nd circa 1978.  1st Edn,.  Debrett.  144 pages, 4to. illus from photographs, a vg copy in dj of the 1st edition of a popular title. [15567]
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Author: RUSSELL Pasha T.A.

The Wild Ducks And Various Of Egypt, How To Identify Them, Some Useful Shooting Words & Phrases In Colloquial Arabic

nd Circa 1932.  1st Edn,.  37 pages, published by the author, 12mo., 40 blank pages, address and name Tracy Phillipps in green pencil to verso of title, also loose photo of girl taken in Istanbul bound in simulated snakeskin with pencil holder, a vg copy. A guide to the ducks "likely to be met with in a day's shooting in Egypt." the booklet begins with a typical day and the effects on the birds also guide to quail shooting and desert shooting followed by description of quarry, arabic names, some useful phrases for the shooter i.e. "Did the pellets get you in the leg?". 1 copy located on COPAC at Oxford, rare. [14711]
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Author: SAVORY Alan

Fisherman Fowler

1976.  1st Edn,.  Ipswich.  183 pages, Illus. vg in dj. Shooting and fishing reminiscences much in Norfolk and the West Country. [3215]
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Author: SCHWERDT

Hunting, Hawking, Shooting Illustrated In A Catalogue Of Books, Manuscripts, Prints And Drawings

1985.  rep of the 1928 limited Edn,.  Georg Olms Verlag, Hildesheim, Germany.  New York.  4 Vols, XXIV 324, 359, 256, XII 260 pages, small 4to, illus throughout with full page and text illus, a major and important work on the subject [8537]
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Author: SCOTT Peter

Observations of Wildlife

1980.  1st Edn,.  Phaidon.  Oxford.  112 pages, 4to., numerous colour and black and white with illustrations from the author's drawings and paintings. A fine copy bound in 1/4 green morroco in slipcase. This edition limited to 200 numbered copies signed by Peter Scott. [929]
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Author: SCOTT Peter

The Swans

1972.  1st Edn,.  242 pages, Illus by Peter Scott + diagrams, Sml 4to. Vg in dj. [2612]
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Author: SCOTT Peter

The Swans

1972.  1st Edn,.  X, 242. pages, Lge 8vo, illus, vg in dj. [7097]
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Author: SCOTT Peter

Travel Diaries Of A Naturalist

1983, 1985, 1987.  1st Edn,.  3 Vols, 287, 288, 223 pages, illus throughout by the author, fine in dj. [7652]
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Author: SCOTT Peter

Wild Chorus

1938.  1st limited Edn,.  Country Life.  XI 116 pages, TEG, uncut, small folio, illus including 24 fine colour plates + 64 b/w plates and text drawings by Peter Scott. Publishers blue cloth, gilt title and goose vignette to upper board. No 871 of a limited edition of 1200 copies signed by Peter Scott. Contents and covers fine with no defects, dj has some chipping to top and bottom edge approx 3x1cm loss to top edge and 4x1cm to bottom edge, a few short close tears in the original card slipcase some discolouration. A vg copy rarely found in dj, some excellent illustrations and sketches by Scott with accompanying text on shooting and natural history. "The author appears to have begun his conversion from wildfowler to conservationist" Chute 557. [18556]
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Author: SEDGEWICK Noel M., WHITAKER Peter, HARRISON Jeffery

The New Wildfowler

1961.  1st Edn,.  Herbert Jenkins.  311 pages, illus in colour and b/w from photographs, drawings, maps etc, vg in dj, light rubbing to head of spine. [19326]
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Author: SHAND Alexander Innes

Shooting, The Haddon Hall Library

1902.  1st Edn,.  J M Dent.  vi, 352 pages, TEG, EP's by Arthur Rackham, 9 illus by J Smit and H Richardson, single stamp "file copy" to half title blank and end paper blank, (the book was part of the Publisher's file copies). Publishers green cloth clean and bright with gilt design to upper board with title and sporting motifs to spine, published in the Haddon Hall Library, vg. Describes all aspects of shooting including chapters on the literature of the gun and the evolution of equipment. Chute 569. [20678]
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Author: SHARP Henry

The Gun Afield And Ashore

1904.  1st Edn,.  Chapman Hall.  xx 318 pages, TEG, 13 full page and text illus by Herbert Sharp, spotting to title page and closed page edges, publishers light green cloth, gilt hare vignette and title to upper board, fade mark to rear board, spine light marking with chipping to head. A mixture of technical and anecdotal material/ Chute 571. [20246]
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Author: SHARP Henry

Practical Wildfowling

nd 1895.  1st Edn,.  Upcott Gill.  vi 300 pages, 33 pages of sporting adverts + 12 book adverts, text and full page illus, paper browned as usual, original green cloth with gilt title and goose vignette to upper board, gilt duck vignette to spine, some cracking to rear hinge, o/w vg. A comprehensive and in depth guide covering all aspects from ammunition to equipment, punt gunning, flapper shooting etc. Chute 570. [21940]
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Author: SHARP Henry

Practical Wildfowling

nd 1895.  1st Edn,.  VI 300 pages, numerous sporting advs, text and full page illus, paper browned as usual, original green cloth with gilt title and goose vignette to upper board, gilt duck vignette to spine, vg+. A comprehensive and in depth guide covering all aspects from ammunition to equipment, punt gunning, flapper shooting etc. Chute 570. [13928]
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Author: SHEPHARD Michael

Come Wildfowling

1953.  1st Edn,.  186 pages, illus, vg in rubbed dj. [5864]
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Author: SHEPHARD Michael

Come Wildfowling

1953.  1st Edn,.  Museum Press.  186 pages, b/w illus from photographs + text drawings, vg in rubbed dj. [20091]
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Author: SHOOTING TIMES MAGAZINE

Christmas Number 1938

1938.  . Edn,.  64 pages, 4to., illus in b/w from drawings, photographs etc. Pictorial cover some dust soiling and rusting to staples, articles on wildfowling, big game hunting, rough shooting etc., numerous sporting adverts including 2 full page in colour, 1 for F.A.Hughes Cartridges some browning to centre, front cover is a colourful advert for Churchill guns. [18628]
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Author: SMITH Robert

The Universal Directory For Taking Alive And Destroying Rats, And All Other Kinds Of Four Footed And Winged Vermin, In A Method Hitherto Unattempted; Calculated For The Use Of The Gentleman, The Farmer And The Warrener by Robert Smith, Late Rat Catcher To The Princess Amelia

1768.  1st Edn,.  the author.  VII 218 pages, 6 plates 4 of which are folding. Original full tan calf retaining the original boards, new matching spine retaining the original label, a vg copy of the first edition, to the verso of title page printed note "If any person shall reprint this book or offer to pirate it, they will be prosecuted according to the law". Robert Smith states he was rat catcher to Princess Amelia the contents cover the fox, badger, sheep killing dogs, numerous birds of prey etc., the plates show various traps. A much reprinted title, the 1st edition is particularly hard to find. [18277]
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Author: SMITH Robert

The Universal Directory For Taking Alive And Destroying Rats, And All Other Kinds Of Four Footed And Winged Vermin, In A Method Hitherto Unattempted; Calculated For The Use Of The Gentleman, The Farmer And The Warrener by Robert Smith, Late Rat Catcher To The Princess Amelia

1812.  4th Edn,.  J Walker.  VIII 150 pages, pages uncut, 6 plates, 4 of which are folding, some foxing to plates, light dust soiling to contents, later 1/4 calf, vg. Robert Smith states he was rat catcher to Princess Amelia the contents cover the fox, badger, sheep killing dogs, numerous birds of prey etc., the plates show various traps. [18266]
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Author: SMITH Sydney

Snowden Slights Wildfowler

1984.  rep of the 1912 Edn,.  Major Ian Grahame.  Lamarsh, Bures.  XI 117 pages, advs, illus, this edition some of the illus differ from the 1912 edition some previously unpublished, limited to 500 copies, this being No 49, a fine copy in the 1/4 dark blue leather binding. [17020]
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Author: SMITH Sydney

Snowden Slights Wildfowler

1984.  rep of the 1912 Edn,.  Major Ian Grahame.  Lamarsh, Bures.  XI 117 pages, advs, illus, this edition some of the illus differ from the 1912 edition some previously unpublished, limited to 500 copies, this being No 495, a fine copy in the 1/4 dark blue leather binding. [20088]
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Author: SMITH Sydney H.

Snowden Slights, Wildfowler

1912.  1st Edn,.  T.A.J. Waddington.  York.  xi 117 pages, adverts, full page illus including 1 folding from photographs, recased in the original slate blue cloth, gilt title and flying duck vignette to front board, spine relayed, vg. The author was a professional wildfowler and basket maker on the river Derwent. The subscriber's list at end includes Daniel Higson, Sir Ralph Payne Galwey, Stanley Duncan. A difficult title to find. Chute 579. [20099]
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Author: SNAFFLE

The Impossible Island Corsica Its People And Its Sport

1923.  1st Edn,.  H.F. & G.Witherby.  224 pages, illus with frontis + 8 plates from watercolour sketches by Miss D Forster Knight, publishers cloth with gilt crest vignette to spine, a vg+ copy includes some shooting for deer, boar, small birds etc. [20790]
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Author: SOTHEBY''S SALE CATALOGUE

Bibliotheque Marcel Jeanson Premiere Partie Chasse

1987.  Monte Carlo.  515 pages, small 4to, illus, French text, One of the major sales of this century of early hunting, sporting books, amounting to 597 lots. [11232]
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Author: SOTHEBY''S SALE CATALOGUE

Bibliotheque Marcel Jeanson Premiere Partie Chasse

1987.  Monte Carlo.  515 pages, small 4to, illus, French text, One of the major sales of this century of early hunting, sporting books, amounting to 597 lots. [388]
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Author: SOUTHGATE Frank

Wildfowl And Waders, Nature And Sport In The Coastlands

1928.  1st Edn,.  Country Life.  VIII 82 pages, 4to, 16 full page colour plates by Frank Southgate and black and white illus, limited to 950 copies in the original 1/4 vellum papers covered boards, light rubbing to corners, vg-. [8864]
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Author: SOUTHGATE Frank, POLLARD Hugh

Wildfowl and Waders Nature And Sport in the Coastlands

1940.  popular Edn,.  VIII 87 pages, 4to, frontis + 15 colour plates and 43 black and white illus from paintings by Frank Southgate, green cloth, gilt title to upper cover. the 1st edition published in 1928 was a limited edition of 950. [973]
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Author: SOUTHGATE Frank, POLLARD Hugh B.C.

Wildfowl and Waders Nature and Sport in The Coastlands

1928.  1st Edn,.  Country Life.  VIII 82 pages, 4to illus including 16 in colour by Frank Southgate. Limited edition of 950 copies, original 1/4 vellum binding, paper covered boards with insert title label to upper board. A vg+ copy free of rubbing and darkening to the spine and paper cover boards seldom found in this condition. Chute 522. [18922]
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Author: SPARROW Walter Shaw

A Book of Sporting Painters

1931.  1st Edn,.  XIII 240 pages, 4to., illus including 15 in colour, some foxing to contents, 1" closed tear to margin of title page and dedication page, original green cloth. A companion volume of new research to "British Sporting Artists" and "Angling In British Art". [12981]
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Author: SPORTING AND DRAMATIC NEWS

Sporting Prints After The Paintings By Archibald Thorburn

n.  14 pages, small oblong 8vo., a catalogue for 13 Thorburn plates with illus in sepia, prices for black and white or coloured by hand, original card covers printed in black. [13193]
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Author: SPORTING REPOSITORY

The Sporting Repository, Containing Horse Racing, Hunting, Coursing, Shooting, Archery, Trotting And Tandem Matches, Cocking, Pedestrianism, Pugilism, Anecdotes On Sporting Subjects

1904.  X 478 pages, TEG, 22 hand coloured plates after Alken and others, some spotting to prelims, inscription on FEP, original 2 tone green cloth with gilt mounted huntsman to upper board. the Sporting Repository was a magazine on sporting interest published in 1822, this edition is limited to 500 copies. [13073]
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Author: SPRAKE L.

The Art of Shooting and Rough Shoot Management

1930.  1st Edn,.  Witherby.  203 pages, illus, publishers tan cloth, titles in black with title and shooters vignette to upper board, vg+. Sprake was a Hampshire man, Chute 601. [21131]
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Author: ST JOHN Charles

Natural History And Sport In Moray

1863.  1st Edn,.  XIVII 332 pages, 24pp advs, frontis illus, original brown publishers cloth, rubbed inner hinge paper cracked, the book was completed after the authors death from his journals and letters. [8856]
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Author: ST JOHN Charles

Natural History And Sport In Moray

1863.  1st Edn,.  Edinburgh.  XIVII 332 pages, 24pp advs, frontis illus + text drawings, recased at the original brown publishers cloth with old spine relayed, some rubbing to edges, vg-. The book was completed after the authors death from his journals and letters. [12130]
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Author: ST JOHN Charles

Short Sketches Of The Wild Sports And Natural History of the Highlands

1846.  1st Edn,.  VI 281 pages, 16 page advs, original red blind stamped publishers cloth, some light soiling, old stain mark darkening the cloth at bottom 1/4 of rear boards, published in the Murray Monthly Library. [9045]
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Author: ST JOHN Charles

Short Sketches Of The Wild Sports And Natural History of the Highlands

1846.  1st Edn,.  VI 281 pages, bound in a contemporary 1/2 dark green morroco, light rubbing to corners. [13447]
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Author: ST. JOHN Charles

Short Sketches of the Wild Sports and Natural History of the Highlands

1847.  1st Edn,.  VI 281 pages, recently bound in 1/2 dark green morroco, gilt motifs to spine compartments, a vg copy of the 1st edition of a classic book of Scottish sport. [977]
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Author: ST JOHN Charles

Short Sketches of the Wild Sports and Natural History of the Highlands

1893.  9th Edn,.  XXIII 319 pages, tall 8vo., illus, vg, this edition has a life of the author and notes not previously published by him. [1321]
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Author: ST JOHN Charles

Short Sketches of the Wild Sports and Natural History of the Highlands

1893.  9th Edn,.  John Murray.  XXIII 319 pages, tall 8vo., illus, vg, this edition has a life of the author and notes not previously published by him. [15151]
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Author: ST JOHN Charles

A Tour Of Sutherland With Extracts From The Field Book Of A Sportsman Naturalist

1849.  1st Edn,.  2 Vols, XIII 296, VIII 288 pages, 16pp adverts, 10 full page woodcut illus, a vg copy in the original blind stamped green cloth with gilt hooded falcon to upper board. To front board of both volumes a couple of small splash marks to boards o/w the cloth is clean and free of defects. A month by month account of a tour from St Johns Journals with 2 additional chapters on deer stalking also chapters on natural history and shooting. Scotch streams and lochs, dogs, fisheries, game dealers etc. [12442]
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Author: ST JOHN Charles

A Tour Of Sutherland With Extracts From The Field Book Of A Sportsman Naturalist

1849.  1st Edn,.  John Murray.  2 Vols, XIII 296, VIII 288 pages, 16pp adverts, 10 full page woodcut illus, light rubbing to heads of spines, a vg- copy in the original blind stamped green cloth with gilt hooded falcon to upper board. A month by month account of a tour from St Johns Journals with 2 additional chapters on deer stalking also chapters on natural history and shooting. Scotch streams and lochs, dogs, fisheries, game dealers etc. [14747]
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Author: ST JOHN Charles

Wild Sports And Natural History Of The Highlands

1927.  reprint Edn,.  Gurney and Jackson.  XXIX 471 pages, 50 illus 28 being in colour by Denholm Armour and Edwin Alexander, internally a fine unopened copy, the cloth cover is faded on spine and rear board, chip to cloth and spine edge. [8686]
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Author: ST JOHN Charles

Wild Sports And Natural History Of The Highlands

1927.  reprint Edn,.  Gurney and Jackson.  XXIX 471 pages, 50 illus 28 being in colour by Denholm Armour and Edwin Alexander, a vg clean copy in dj. [20418]
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Author: ST JOHN Charles

The Wild Sports And Natural History Of The Scottish Highlands

1888.  popular Edn,.  Hamilton Adams and Co.  335 pages, 12pp advs, foxing to end papers, o/w vg. [16050]
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Author: ST JOHN, The Honourable Ferdinand

Rambles In Germany, France, Italy And Russia In Search Of Sport

1853.  1st Edn.  Longmans, Brown, Green and Longman.  viii 244 pages, 32 pp adverts, coloured frontis + 3 other colour plates. A vg copy in the original publishers green cloth includes capercailie and black game, wild boar, roe and red deer in Bavaria, chamois, partridge and hawking in Hungary, wild fowl, bear, trout fishing in Germany etc., Abby Traval 43, Schwerdt Vol II 144 [21245]
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Author: STANFORD J.K.

British Friesians. A History of the Breed

1956.  1st Edn,.  216 pages, Illus, light fading to cover edges, vg- in worn dj. [985]
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Author: STANFORD J.K.

Full Moon At Sweatenham

1953.  1st Edn,.  Faber and Faber Ltd.  222 pages, illus by Maurice Tulloch, vg in dj. A sporting novel Stanford brings back George Potterton hero of the Twelfth returns after his death as a poltergeist to visit old shooting haunts. [16609]
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Author: STANFORD J.K.

A Keeper's Country

1968.  1st Edn,.  222 pages, illus by P N Stewart, vg in dj, a novel about a gamekeeper [7258]
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Author: STANFORD J.K.

A Keeper's Country

1968.  1st Edn,.  222 pages, illus by P N Stewart, vg in dj, a novel about a gamekeeper [14663]
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Author: STANFORD J.K.

A Keeper's Country

1968.  1st Edn,.  222 pages, illus by P N Stewart, vg in dj, a novel about a gamekeeper [6137]
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Author: STEPHENS Martin

Fair Game The Open Air Of Four Continents

1936.  1st Edn,.  XI 274 pages, full page illus from photographs, publishers cloth has some light marking. Hunting big game in Africa including Elephant, contains North America and Asia for Sheep. Czech Asia 2000, Africa 154 [19028]
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Author: ST.JOHN Charles

Sketches Of The Wild Sports And Natural History Of the Highlands

1878.  rep Edn,.  XV 338 pages, the 1st illustrated edition, green pictorial gilt cloth, vg. [2282]
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Author: SURTEES Robert Smith

Jorrocks Jaunts And Jolloties Being The Hunting, Shooting, Racing, Driving, Sailing, Eating, Eccentric And Extravagant Exploits Of The Renowned Sporting Citizen

1843.  2nd Edn.  Rudolph Ackerman, Eclipse Sporting Gallery.  vi (3) 358. 8 page advs, AEG, 15 fine hand coloured plates by Henry Alken, armorial bookplate of Sir Basil Mogg to FEP and to verso armorial plate of Wilfrid Willett. the bookplates have caused some rippling to the EP, contents and plates clean and free of spotting. Publishers green cloth with gilt title within sporting border and gilt title and decorative spine. A vg copy with the plates in a fine bright condition. The title first appeared in the Sporting magazine in Volumes I-VIII and then in book format 1838 and 1839 with plain plates by Phiz. This is the first with the fine plates by Henry Alken. [19990]
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Author: SURTEES R.S.

Jorrocks's Jaunts And Jollities, The Hunting, Shooting, Racing, Driving, Sailing, eating Eccentric And Extravagant Exploits Of That Renowned Sporting Citizen Mr John Jorrocks

1903.  reprint Edn,.  Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co Ltd.  XXII 356 pages, TEG, large 8vo., coloured title and 22 coloured plates after H Alken, 9 etched plates by Phiz + illus in text, bound in contemporary 1/2 dark red morroco, cloth sides, gilt ruled spine compartments with motifs of horseshoes and snaffle bit. An attractive copy using both the uncoloured plate from the 1st edition and the colour plates of later editions, includes a chapter on shooting in Surrey. [13577]
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Author: SYMONDS The Rev B.

The Suffolk Sportsman Showing The Nature Of The Various Kinds Of Dogs In Use For Gun And Net With The Most Rational And Perfect Method Of Training And Breaking Them, Together With The Most Useful Instruction To Young Sportsmen For Speedily Acquiring The Art Of Shooting

1825.  3rd Edn,.  Thomas Gosden Sportsman Repository.  152 pages, engraved frontis, some spotting to frontis, armorial bookplate of Henry Wilson, near contemporary 1/2 dark blue calf, vg. The first 2 editions were tilted A Treatise On Field Diversions By A Gentleman Of Suffolk. Chute 619 [15977]
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Author: TAPLIN William

The Sporting Dictionary and Rural Repository of General Information Upon Every Subject Appertaining to the Sport of the Field

1803.  1st Edn,.  2 Vols, XII 526, 506 pages, Advert leaf to each Vol from Taplin's veterinary surgeon, engraved frontis to both volumes and 4 plates, some browning to first few pages, full tree calf binding, some darkening to edges, a little rubbed, Schwerdt 248 [6321]
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Author: TEASDALE BUCKELL G.T.

The Complete Shot

1920.  4th Edn,.  Methuen and Co Ltd.  XXXV 382 pages, 8pp adverts, 57 b/w illus, some foxing to contents, publishers green cloth, blind stamped title to upper board. Chute 623 (1st) [10558]
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Author: TEASDALE BUCKELL G.T.

The Complete Shot

1924.  5th revised Edn,.  Methuen and Co Ltd.  XXXVII 384 pages, 8pp of adverts, full page illus, vg. This edition has been revised by A.F.Randall, A comprehensive guide with much on guns and rifles. [8562]
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Author: TEGETMEIER

Pheasants Their Natural History and Practical Management

nd circa 1925.  rep Edn,.  268 pages, coloured frontis and other illus, vg. [1014]
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Author: TEGTMEIER W.B.

Pheasants And Their Natural History And Practical Management

nd circa 1920.  rep Edn,.  XV 268 pages, coloured frontis + full page and text illus, edited with an introduction by Eric Parker, vg. [5392]
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Author: The Gamekeeper

The Gamekeeper And Countryside volume 55th year

1952.  Gilbertson & Page Ltd.  Hertford.  216 pages, 4to, 12 loose issues from January 1952 to December 1952. With the red and black on white background printed front paper cover, and rear cover. Covers all aspects of keepering shooting and country maters with numerous adverts many of which are illustrated. [21913]
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Author: The Gamekeeper

The Gamekeeper And Countryside volume 56th year

1953.  Gilbertson & Page Ltd.  Hertford.  4to 12 loose issues from January 1953 to December 1953. With the red and black on white background printed front paper cover, and rear cover. Covers all aspects of keepering shooting and country maters with numerous adverts many of which are illustrated. [21914]
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Author: The Gamekeeper

The Gamekeeper And Countryside volume 57th year

1954.  Gilbertson & Page Ltd.  Hertford.  4to 12 loose issues from January 1954 to December 1954. With the red and black on white background printed front paper cover, and rear cover. Covers all aspects of keepering shooting and country maters with numerous adverts many of which are illustrated. [21915]
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Author: The Gamekeeper

The Gamekeeper And Countryside volume 58th year

1955.  Gilbertson & Page Ltd.  Hertford.  4to 12 loose issues from January 1955 to December 1955. With the red and black on white background printed front paper cover, and rear cover. Covers all aspects of keepering shooting and country maters with numerous adverts many of which are illustrated. [21916]
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Author: The Gamekeeper

The Gamekeeper And Countryside volume 59th year

1956.  Gilbertson & Page Ltd.  Hertford.  4to 12 loose issues from January 1956 to December 1956. With the red and black on white background printed front paper cover, and rear cover. Covers all aspects of keepering shooting and country maters with numerous adverts many of which are illustrated. [21917]
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Author: The Gamekeeper

The Gamekeeper And Countryside volume 60th year

1957.  Gilbertson & Page Ltd.  Hertford.  4to 12 loose issues from January 1957 to December 1957. With the red and black on white background printed front paper cover, and rear cover. Covers all aspects of keepering shooting and country maters with numerous adverts many of which are illustrated. [21918]
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Author: The Gamekeeper

The Gamekeeper And Countryside volume 61st year

1958.  Gilbertson & Page Ltd.  Hertford.  4to 12 loose issues from January 1958 to December 1958. With the red and black on white background printed front paper cover, and rear cover. Covers all aspects of keepering shooting and country maters with numerous adverts many of which are illustrated. [21919]
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Author: The Gamekeeper

The Gamekeeper And Countryside volume 62nd year

1959.  Gilbertson & Page Ltd.  Hertford.  4to 12 loose issues from January 1959 to December 1959. With the red and black on white background printed front paper cover, and rear cover. Covers all aspects of keepering shooting and country maters with numerous adverts many of which are illustrated. [21920]
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Author: The Gamekeeper

The Gamekeeper And Countryside volume LIV-LV

1951.  Gilbertson & Page Ltd.  Hertford.  4to, 12 loose issues from January 1951 to December 1951. With the red and black on white background printed front paper cover, and rear cover. Covers all aspects of keepering shooting and country maters with numerous adverts many of which are illustrated. [21912]
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Author: The Gamekeeper

The Gamekeeper And Countrysidevolume 53-54

1950.  Gilbertson & Page Ltd.  Hertford.  216 pages 4to 12 loose issues from January 1950 to December 1950. With the red and black on white background printed front paper cover, and rear cover. Covers all aspects of keepering shooting and country maters with numerous adverts many of which are illustrated. [21911]
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Author: THOMAS B.

The Shooters Guide Or Complete Sportsman's Companion Containing Every Possible Instruction For the Juvenile Shooter Together With Information Necessary For The Experienced Sportsman

1820.  6th enlarged and improved Edn,.  John Booth.  VIII 397 + 2 pages, frontis + 3 engraved plates, the plate for wild duck shooting has been substituted with woodcock shooting by the publishers, bound in original paper covers, spine chipped with loss, boards chipped and showing wear to edges, but a tight copy. This edition has the list at end of gunmakers. Chute 344. [14685]
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Author: THORBURN Archibald

British Birds Four Volumes

1915, 1915, 1916, 1918.  First Editions.  Longmans Green and Co.  viii -143 + vi ? 72 + vi ? 87 + viii ? 107 + 11 pages, top edge gilt except the supplement 4to. 81 colour plates of 82 lacking plate 52 of the Goosander in volume 3 there is no sign that the plate was ever bound in. Some sporadic browning to the text of volume four, otherwise the text is generally clean in all volumes, the plates bright with no spotting. Bound in the publishers red cloth, gilt ruled line to board edges and titles in gilt to the spines. The cloth in exceptional condition with no fading or marks. Still retaining the rare DUST JACKETS some chipping to head and tail of spines and edges of vols 1 3 & 4 more so to volume 2 which has some repairs to the verso the other DJs have had no restoration. The supplement in the publisher printed card covers as issued. An exceptional set of the first edition of Thorburn's finest work which ran to many editions. The cloth so often found faded and marked and rare in this condition more so with the dust [21932]
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Author: THORBURN Archibald

Game Birds And Wild Fowl Of Great Britain And Ireland

1923.  1st Edn,.  Longmans Green and Co.  vii 78(1) pages, TEG, small folio, large paper copy limited to 155 numbered copies, 30 fine colour plates by Thorburn showing 58 species, foxing to end papers and occasionaly to blank page margins, publishers red cloth with gilt line borders evenly faded, few old spot marks to front board, 3 small (2mm) surface worm marks to rear board, overall a vg copy of the limited edition, includes the original bill of sale from Bumpus bookseller to Mrs Follett, Rockbearne Manor June 1924. The book consists of brief descriptions of each species accompanied by quite magnificent illustrations. [19984]
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Author: THORNHILL R.B.

The Shooting Directory

1804.  1st (1st issue) Edn,.  Longman Hurst, Rees and Orme.  xviii 432 + 6 pages, 4to., tinted frontis portrait of Thornhill seated with dogs and gun, 6 tinted plates, engraved folding plates showing the Mantons patent breech and the Grierson breech, Laws respecting game and dogs; The breeding journal; the sportsman's weekly journal. Armorial bookplate to front paste down and to free FEP, some erratic browning and foxing to text, possibly due to the paper quality not affecting the plates. Bound in near contemporary 1/2 calf binding with some rubbing to edges and surface. The rare 1st edition 1st issue which contains the suppressed pages 214-220, which contain an account of how the Master General of the Ordnance tried to obtain Joseph Manton’s rifling invention. Neither Chute or Schwerdt had this, Schwerdt notes the plates are often missing due to this being sold as a set of prints, Chute notes the 1st edition 1st issue exceedingly rare. Chute 632, Schwerdt Vol 2 258 [20571]
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Author: THORNHILL R.B.

The Shooting Directory

1804.  1st (1st issue) Edn,.  Longman Hurst, Rees and Orme.  xviii 432 + 6 pages, 4to., tinted frontis portrait of Thornhill seated with dogs and gun, 6 tinted plates, engraved folding plates showing the Mantons patent breech and the Grierson breech, Laws respecting game and dogs; The breeding journal; the sportsman's weekly journal. Bound in later1/2 calf binding. The rare 1st edition 1st issue which contains the suppressed pages 214-220, which contain an account of how the Master General of the Ordnance tried to obtain Joseph Manton's rifling invention. Neither Chute or Schwerdt had this, Schwerdt notes the plates are often missing due to this being sold as a set of prints, Chute notes the 1st edition 1st issue exceedingly rare. Chute 632, Schwerdt Vol 2 258. [21441]
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Author: THORNHILL R.B.

The Shooting Directory

1804.  1st (1st issue) Edn,.  Longman Hurst,.  xviii (2) 432 (2) + (6) pages uncut, 4to., hand coloured frontis portrait of Thornhill seated with dogs and gun, 6 other coloured plates, engraved folding plate showing the Mantons patent breech and the Grierson breech, Laws respecting game and dogs; The breeding journal; the sportsman's weekly journal. Recent 1/2 old style calf binding with gilt and blind stamped tooling to spine, marbled sides The rare 1st edition 1st issue which contains the suppressed pages 214-220, which contain an account of how the Master General of the Ordnance tried to obtain Joseph Manton's rifling invention. Neither Chute or Schwerdt had this, Schwerdt notes the pages are often missing due to this being sold as a set of prints, Chute notes the 1st edition 1st issue exceedingly rare. Chute 632, Schwerdt Vol 2 258. [21570]
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Author: THORNYCROFT Nigel

Fowler's Moon

1955.  1st Edn,.  John Sherratt And Son.  191 pages, illus with text drawings by Corona, inscription on FEP, blue cloth, gilt duck vignette to upper cover, vg in worn dj. DJ has major loss but presentable in protective cover. Much on wildfowling on the Wash. [18404]
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Author: TRYON Aylmer, MONAHAN Hugh

The Wildfowler's Year

1952.  1st Edn,.  Macdonald.  93 pages, large 4to, finely illus with 12 colour plates and numerous text illus by Hugh Monahan, vg in dj, small surface chip top edge rear flap of dj. A study of wildfowl through the year. Hugh Monohan reflects his love of wildfowling through illus, many of which are wildfowl flighting at dawn and dusk. [15889]
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Author: TRYON Aylmer, MONAHAN Hugh

The Wildfowler's Year

1952.  1st Edn,.  93 pages, large 4to, finely illus with 12 colour plates and numerous text illus by Hugh Monahan, vg in worn dj. A study of wildfowl through the year. Hugh Monohan reflects his love of wildfowling through illus, many of which are wildfowl flighting at dawn and dusk. [4624]
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Author: TUCK Leslie M.

The Snipes, The Study Of The Genus Capella

nd 1980.  Canadian Wildlife Service.  Ottawa, Canada.  428 pages, illus, diagrams, maps etc., pictorial covers. A monograph of the snipe concerned mostly with the wilson snipe, the only snipe found in North America. [15160]
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Author: VESSEY FITZGERALD Brian

To My Delight

1947.  1st Edn,.  VIII 175 pages, illus by Watkins Pitchford, Vg in dj. [13380]
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Author: VIRGOE Norma, YAXLEY Susan

The Banville Diaries, Journals Of A Norfolk Gamekeeper 1822-44

1986.  1st Edn,.  223 pages, lge 8vo, illus, fine in dj. [1033]
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Author: WALLACE Robert

Heather And Moor Burning For Grouse And Sheep

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

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

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

King Edward VII As A Sportsman

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

The Confessions Of A Poacher

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

The Confessions Of A Poacher

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

The Confessions Of A Poacher

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

Remarks On Shooting In Verse

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

Remarks On Shooting In Verse

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

Duck Stamps Art In The Service Of Conversation

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sport In Egypt

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

Modern Wildfowling

1880.  1st Edn,.  Horace Cox.  X ? 511 pages,m 12 full page illustration of which 6 are folding of punt gunning scenes and equipment, and numerous woodcut text illustrations. Publishers green blind stamped cloth with gilt title, and punt gunning scene to upper board in black and gilt. Spine title in gilt with wildfowl scene and decorations in black. The binding clean and tight, the corners rubbed the lower bottom outer corner more so with 2cm wear to cloth. Much of the book is devoted to punt gunning, the guns, loads etc., includes some interesting illustrations including "a double stalking horse" Chute 115 [21955]
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Author: WILDFOWLER, Clements Lewis

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

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

The Bedside Wildfowler

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

The Bedside Wildfowler

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

The Bedside Wildfowler

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

Kenzie The Wild Goose Man

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

Kenzie The Wild Goose Man

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

Christopher In His Sporting Jacket

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

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

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