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THOUGHTS ON HUNTING IN A SERIES OF FAMILIAR LETTERS TO A FRIEND
Written by Peter Beckford.
Stock no. 1818389
Published by Sherwood, Neely & Jones. 1st 1820. Good condition.

Three quarter leather binding with marbled paper boards. Gilt title to spine reads 'Beckford on Hunting'. Pictorial frontispiece depicts 'Diana preparing for the Chase attended by Health and Contentment'. Pictorial title page. Fold-out plan of dog kennel facing Letter 1. xii and 321 pages. Boards heavily rubbed, leather spine & corners rubbed. Boards are bowed. Joints cracked. Binding tight. Some foxing mainly to prelims and last few pages. Contemporary inscription in pencil to blank leader page.

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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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THE FOXHOUNDS OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND THEIR MASTERS AND HUNTSMEN
Written by Humphrey F. De Trafford; et al. Illustrated by Cuthbert Bradley; et al..
Stock no. 2130948
Published by Walter Southwood & Company. 1906. Very good condition.

Large format. Heavy volume! Red leather spine and corners. Raised bands and gilt titles to spine. Gilt vignette to front cover. Colour frontis. B/w plates and photos. Spine and edges are unevenly faded. Slight bow to front cover. Marks to outer page edges, with a few margin marks.

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NOTITIA VENATICA A TREATISE ON FOX-HUNTING
Written by Robert T. Vyner. Illustrated by Henry Aiken; et al..
Stock no. 2130946
Published by Rudolph Ackermann. 1st 1841. Good condition.

To which is added A Compendious Kennel Stud Book (1840). Large format. Green cloth with gilt titles and red title label to spine. B/w illustrations. Rebacked, with original spine laid down and what appear to be original endpapers reused. Uneven fading to covers. Bumping to edges and corners. Bookplate to front pastedown. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Margin marks.

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MR. FACEY ROMFORD'S HOUNDS
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by John Leech; Hablot K. Browne.
Stock no. 2130944
Published by Bradbury & Evans. 1865. Almost very good condition.

Red leather binding, with raised bands to spine, gilt decorations. Colour plates. 1" split to top of spine; wear and rubbing to leather at sides of spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing and page browning.

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THE THREE JOVIAL PUPPIES
Written by E.D. Cuming. Illustrated by J.A. Shepherd.
Stock no. 2127501
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1908. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green cloth spine, dark pictorial covers. Colour illustrations and rhymes. A tale of three foxhound puppies. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; chipping to cover edges. A few scuff marks to covers. Foxing and some page browning. Appears to rear joint has been repaired.

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THE HISTORY OF THE LINLITHGOW AND STIRLINGSHIRE HUNT 1775-1910
Written by James H. Rutherfurd.
Stock no. 1810090
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1st 1911. Almost very 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. SIGNED by the author with dedication to title page ('from the author'). Boards scuffed and marked. Spine browned. Some grubby marks/foxing to contents but generally a clean copy. Map still in rear pocket.

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NOTITIA VENATICA A TREATISE ON FOX-HUNTING
Written by Robert T. Vyner; William C.A. Blew. Illustrated by Henry Aiken; et al..
Stock no. 2114975
Published by John C. Nimmo. 1892. Fair condition.

Embracing the General Management of Hounds. A New Edition Revised, Corrected and Enlarged by William C.A. Blew. With 12 hand coloured plates. Large format. Red cloth with gilt titles. Spine is worn and faded. Some scuffing to covers. Bumping and wear to edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Hand coloured plates - 1 is MISSING and 4 are detached, but still present. Foxing throughout. Some weakness to binding/stitching. A working copy.

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THE FOXHOUND OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
Written by Cuthbert Bradley.
Stock no. 987186
Published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1914. Almost very good condition.

. Pages: xix, 308. Original red cloth with gilt lettering. 16 colour plates, 16 b/w plates, 83 text illustrations and 10 maps. The breeding and work of the kennels of England. Book: name in ink to front endpaper. Prelims detached, else contents very good. Boards faded, corners worn.

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