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THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO WING SHOOTING
Written by Alex Brant.
Stock no. 1317915
Published by The Lyons Press. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The ultimate handbook to a specialized sport. Blue spine with gilt title, beige boards. 238 pages. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 1592286488. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. A small (glue?) mark to lower edge of textblock. Dustwrapper is just a little edge creased.

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MODERN WILDFOWLING
Written by Eric Begbie.
Stock no. 1817962
Published by Saiga Publishing Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The history of the sport, quarry species, guns and equipment, gundogs and cooking the bag are all covered in a clear and concise manner. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Colour illustrations of wildfowl. ISBN: 0904558762. Corners bumped. Pencil erasure mark to front endpaper. Top edge of text block browned. Couple of colour illustrations are annotated to show the wildfowl is protected. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned to spine and rear.

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THOUGHTS ON HUNTING AND OTHER MATTERS
Written by R.S. Surtees; John Jorrocks. Illustrated by G. Denholm Armour.
Stock no. 1317838
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1st 1925. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles and gilt and black vignettes. 12 colour plates plus text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Small nick to top and slightly fading to spine. Foxing to contents. Frontis is part detached.

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MY LIFE AND TIMES
Written by Nimrod; Charles Apperley.
Stock no. 2131320
Published by William Blackwood & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1927. Almost very good condition.

Limited edition of 250 copies. 10 x 8". Tipped-in colour and b/w plates. Red cloth, gilt titles. Top edge gilt. This is Copy No. 218. Spine is faded. Bumping to corners. A few marks to covers, including what appear to be damp marks to edges. Foxing to endpapers. Page edge browning.

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SQUIRE OSBALDESTON HIS AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Written by E.D. Cuming; George Osbaldeston.
Stock no. 2131178
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1926. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Beige cloth. 16 colour plates plus b/w illustrations and folding map. Grubby marks to covers. Bumping to spine and corners. Foxing to pages throughout. Plate 56 has closed tear to margin.

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TRENCHER & KENNEL
Written by Charles Simpson.
Stock no. 2131177
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1927. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Some famous Yorkshire packs including the Bamham Moor, the York and Ainsty, Lord Middleton's Hunt, the Sinnington, the Bilsdale & the Farndale, with 24 illustrations in colour and 68 in b/w. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. 312pp includes index. Covers are unevenly faded with splash marks. Bumping to corners. Colour frontis is creased. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and to page margins. Plate opposite page 226 also has large corner crease. Plate opposite page 272 has stained margin - where it appears to have got damp and the colour front to cover has run.

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SCATTERED SCARLET
Written by Will H. Ogilvie. Illustrated by Lionel Edwards.
Stock no. 2131176
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1928. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles. 8 tipped-in colour plates. Hunting verses. Spine is browned. Parts of covers are white from damp staining. Some foxing, although contents are still very good. All plates present.

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FOX-HUNTING
Written by Charles Frederick. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin; et al..
Stock no. 2131175
Published by Seeley, Service & Co.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Brown cloth. B/w photos and illustrations. Colour plates by various artists. Lonsdale Library Volume VII. Some spotting to covers. Page edge browning; some foxing. Wrapper is price-cut with browned spine; edge-creasing and chipping.

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THE HISTORY OF FOXHUNTING
Written by Roger Longrigg.
Stock no. 2131174
Published by MacMillan. 1ST 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour and b/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 0333181344. Page edge browning. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing; some fading to spine.

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THE HISTORY OF THE LINLITHGOW AND STIRLINGSHIRE HUNT 1775-1910
Written by James H. Rutherfurd.
Stock no. 2131170
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1st 1911. Good condition.

Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. B/w plates and large map in rear pocket. Top edge gilt. Map to rear pocket is MISSING! Spine is browned. Scuffing and marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges and page margins.

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NO BEAST SO FIERCE
Written by Dane Huckelbridge.
Stock no. 2131028
Published by William Collins. 1st 2019. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Brown/orange boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. The Champawat Tiger and Her Hunter, The First Tiger Conservationist. ISBN: 9780008331726. Bumping to top and tail of spine.

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MAN-EATERS OF KUMAON
Written by Jim Corbett; Maurice Hallett; Lord Linlithgow.
Stock no. 2131025
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 1946. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red/orange cloth, black title to spine and tiger vignette to front cover. The true account of Major Corbett's experiences with man-eating tigers in the jungles of the United Provinces. B/w photos. American edition. With an Introduction by Sir Maurice Hallett and a Preface by Lord Linlithgow. Sixth printing. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tears and chips; only a little loss.

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