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First published under the title English Archery in 1947. This is the same title, rewritten, revised nad enlarged under the title Modern Archery. A Complete Handbook to the Sport and Guide to the Making and Care of Equipment. Red cloth with black titles. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. Fourth Impression. Ex-lib with minimal markings. Spine slighlty faded and library number to base of spine. Name in ink to front endpaper. Text block browned, contents clean.
A thorough and entertaining discourse on the art of hunting by orthodox methods. Numerous b/w engravings. Blue/green cloth. Boards a little grubby. Spine is a little cocked. Some minor foxing mainly to endpapers. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby, worn at corners with slight loss, surface paper rubbing to spine.
The life and work of Charlie Johnson Payne (Snaffles) 1884-1967. A full range of Snaffles's work from the war at sea and on land, hunting, shooting, fishing, polo, show-jumping. big game. pigsticking, point-to-point, horse dealing and otter hunting. Large oblong format. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0091726670. Fading to board edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and text block (relatively minor) else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at edges, 2" repaired closed tear to lower rear edge, small nick to rear edge of spine.
Huntsmen writing on hunting through the best of hunting country. Drawing on original and exhilarating accounts, the author presents a fascinating panorama of a Dorset which remained largely unaltered well into the twentieth century. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 1841140821. Front joint between board and contents not glued down meaning front board can pull out of place but binding is still tight. Top edge of text block grubby. Corner crease to one or two pages. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is ligthly rubbed at corners and lightly creased across top edge.
Brown imitation leather cloth with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. 260 pages + xxxv. B/w photos. Spine and corners bumped. Covers worn and marked. Gilt to spine faded. Foxing to textblock and some page margins. Some grubby fingermarks to prelims. Endpapers lightly browned.
A practical guide to all types of Pike fishing. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. 375 pages. Colour photos. ISBN: 9788799842322. Minimal bumping to spine and cover edges. Contents fine.
FISHING WITH THE FAMOUS
Written by Bob Buteaux; Kevin Clifford. Illustrated by Tom O'Reilly.
Stock no. 1325107
Published by The Little Egret Press. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Limited Edition to 600 copies. Green cloth with gilt title box to front cover. Colour and b/w photos. SIGNED by Illustrator to Limited Edition page. This is marked 'Complimentary' (doesn't have a number). Wrapper is edge-creased with a couple of nicks to top of spine; some edge-wear.
Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. 195 pages. ISBN: 9781916093522.
The essence of the English countryside captured in text and superb wood-engravings and sepia plates. 7 etchings by BB, 5 drawings by G.D.Armour and chapter tail-pieces by BB. 237 pages. Green cloth, yellow title to spine. Spine bumped. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to endpapers. Dustwrapper is worn and marked with damp stains to spine and loss to spine and corners.
A PASSION FOR ANGLING
Written by Christopher Yates; Bob James; Hugh Miles. Illustrated by Rodger McPhail.
Stock no. 1325098
Published by Merlin Unwin Books; BBC. 1st 1993. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Companion to the TV series. A fishing adventure which takes three fanatical anglers across Britian. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0563367415. Spine bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is price-cut and edge rubbed.
Listing 327 salmon rivers and waters, stretching from Canada to the Kola peninsula, where reliable angling may be found. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 9979956402. A lovely copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and rubbed at top of spine.
THE SPARROWHAWK: A MANUAL FOR HAWKING
Written by Liam O Broin. Illustrated by Liam O Broin.
Stock no. 1825179
Published by Old Abbey Books. 1st thus 1993. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The history of falconry in Ireland from its earliest beginnings over a thousand years ago to the the present. Written for the beginner and the experienced falconer, this book covers every aspect of keeping, training and hunting. Green cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour photos and line drawings. ISBN: 0952102900. Light knock to vertical edge of boards and top of spine. Contents fine. Brown pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed and slightly grubby.