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FIELDS ELYSIAN: A PORTRAIT OF HUNTING SOCIETY
Written by Simon Blow.
Stock no. 1818232
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A fascinating history of hunting society: stories of various hunting packs, such as the Belvoir, the Pytchley, the Beaufort, and Quorn, the Middleton and the Fernie; recounting the activities of colourful sporting personalities such as Sir Gilbert Breenall, Lord Lonsdale, Lord Willoughby de Broke and more. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Sepia photos. vi and 152 pages including index. ISBN: 0460045342. A few minor foxpsots to endpapers. Top edge of text block foxed. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned.
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THE TALE OF MR. TOD
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 2131314
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Grey boards with green title and pictorial onlay. Colour plates, b/w text illustrations throughout. 93 pages. Small format. ISBN: 0723206058. Browning to cover edges; especially front cover. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Wrapper has grubby marks; some splash marks; small nick with tiny loss to bottom corner of front panel; pencil marks to rear panel.
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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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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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RECOLLECTIONS OF A FOX-HUNTER
Written by Scrutator.
Stock no. 1817633
Published by Philip Allan & Co.. 2nd 1925. Very good condition.

Second Edition. Red leather spine & corners, Red cloth sides, gilt decorations, title to spine. 4 b/w plates. xv and 248 pages. Top edge gilt. Two plates detached but present.
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THE LIFE OF A FOX WRITTEN BY HIMSELF AND EXTRACTS FROM THE DIARY OF A HUNTSMAN
Written by Thomas Smith. Illustrated by Thomas Smith; G.H. Jalland.
Stock no. 1817632
Published by Edward Arnold. 1st thus 1896. Very good condition.

New Edition with the author's illustrations and coloured plates by G.H. Jallard. White vellum spine & corners, black title block to spine with gilt title. Marbled paper sides. Tissue guarded plates. Top edge gilt. Boards grubby and scuffed.Paper board edges worn. Bookplate to front pastedown. Front joint just starting to pull, binding tight. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Tissue guard missing to frontis. All plates present.
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HANDLEY CROSS OR MR. JORROCKS'S HUNT
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by John Leech.
Stock no. 1817631
Published by Bradbury, Agnew & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1854. Almost very good condition.

Leather spine & corners with gilt title to spine and 5 raised bands. Marbled paper sides. 17 hand-coloured steel engravings, numerous b/w engravings on wood. viii and 550 pages. Rebound. Front and rear joint very tight. Front joint pulled between endpaper and frontispiece. All plates present. Contents grubby.
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THE TALE OF MR. TOD
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 2129991
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Grey boards with green title and pictorial onlay. Colour plates, b/w text illustrations throughout. 93 pages. 5.5 x 4.25". ISBN: 0723206058. Browning to cover edges. Couple of corners are bumped. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine with edge-creasing and some foxing.
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HANES MEISTR TOD
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 2129900
Published by Frederick Warne A'I Gwmni, Cyf. Circa 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Tale of Mr. Tod in Welsh. Pale grey boards with green titles and pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. 94 pages. Wrapper is price-cut with foxing and a few nicks.
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RED VAGABOND
Written by G.D. Adams. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128634
Published by The Batchworth Press. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A vividly told tale of a fox set against the background of wild life on the Welsh border. Red cloth. Gilt title to spine. Superb b/w wood engravings. 189 pages. Slight fades to top and tail of spine. Pale foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine, with some chips and tears; a bit of loss; foxing to rear panel.
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RURAL SPORTS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by William B. Daniel.
Stock no. 2127953
Published by Bunny And Gold. Circa 1801. Almost very good condition.

2 volumes. Brown leather covers, gilt borders. B/w plates. Includes sections on dogs, plus fox and stag hunting, hare coursing. Rabbit, martin, badger and otter hunting. Angling, game shooting and waterfowl etc. Both volumes have been rebacked with new spines with raised bands; new endpapers, original boards and pages. Volume 1 No longer has its title page. All plates present. Volume 1 was published in 1801 and Volume 2 in 1802. Scuffing and wear to covers; heavy wear to corners. Foxing, browning and some margin marks.
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