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HUNTING & STALKING DEER IN BRITAIN THROUGH THE AGES
Written by Geoffrey. Kenneth Whitehead.
Stock no. 1822186
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The history of hunting deer over the last thousand years, from the days before the Norman conquest up to the present. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0713420839. Large bookplate to front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and lightly scuffed.

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LONGBOW A SOCIAL AND MILITARY HISTORY
Written by Robert Hardy.
Stock no. 1822133
Published by Patrick Stephens Limited. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour and b/w photos. A social and military history of the longbow. ISBN: 0850592186. Top & tail of spine lightly rubbed. Text block browned else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few small closed tears, faded to spine.

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THE WORKING RETRIEVERS
Written by Tom Quinn.
Stock no. 1820182
Published by E.P. Dutton. 1st USA 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Training, Care, and Handling of Retrievers for Hunting and Field Trials. The world of Tom Quinn, one of America's most successful breeders and trainers of these uniquely talented dogs. White cloth spine with brown foil title, beige paper boards. B/w diagrams & photos. ISBN: 0525932879. Light foxing to text block, lower edges of boards marked. Light browning to endpapers else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby and has a small closed tear to lower corner of rear fold.

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A SPORTING GARLAND
No author listed. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2133296
Published by Sands & Co.. Good condition.

Large oblong format. Green cloth spine. Green front board with white banner to left edge. A delightful selection of colour plates throughout contents. Damp staining and browning to covers - mostly to banner on left hand side. Scuff marks to covers; some foxing. Bumping to corners; chipping and wear to cover edges. Creasing, chipping and browning/foxing to front endpaper. Some grubby margin marks. One plate (A Likely Spot) is detached, but still loosely inserted.

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SCARLET BLUE AND GREEN
Written by Duncan Fife. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2133289
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1932. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A book of sporting verse. Red cloth, gilt titles and fox vignette. 4 colour plates and 25 monochrome illustrations. Cover edges are unevenly faded. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper has been 'repaired' with some white pieces added for strength. Marks and browning/fading; some pieces of loss.

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HUNTING SCENES
Written by Sabretache. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819649
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1936. Almost very good condition.

Forty Sketches of Hunting Scenes and Countries. Selected studies from Cecil Aldin's Sketch Books, chosen and arranged by him for a volume of Hunting sketches which was not published. Large format. White cloth spine with gilt title, red cloth covers with gilt title to front. Boards marked and affected by damp to rear (cloth crinkled). Slight bowing to boards. Corners bumped & worn. Inscription in ink to free front endpaper. Lower front corner of boards has been bumped which gives rise to faint creasing of lower corner of contents. Minor foxing throughout also affects illustrations.

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HANDLEY CROSS OR MR JORROCKS'S HUNT (2 VOLUMES)
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819645
Published by Edward Arnold. Almost very good condition.

Some of Aldin's best work went into this, one of his favourite books. Two volumes. Red cloth, gilt titles and vignette. 12 colour plates in each volume plus numerous text illustrations. Top edges gilt. Both volumes dampstained, a little marked, and faded to spine. Corners bumped. Tissue-guard between frontis and title page missing to volume II. Hinges pulled. Minor foxing to text block. A few grubby marks and minor foxing to contents. All plates present.

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TIME I WAS DEAD: PAGES FROM MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819643
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1934. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis, colour plates and b/w illustrations. Mostly about fox hunting. Spine browned with foxing. A few marks to covers. Rear cover has a few impact points. Text block browned. Name & date in ink to front endpaper. A few scattered foxspots throughout. All plates present.

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JORROCKS ON 'UNTING
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819571
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1909. Very good condition.

Brown boards, with pictorial onlay to front cover. 6.75 x 5.25". B/w text illustrations and 3 tipped-in colour plates. 31 pages. Browning to endpapers. Neat inscription in ink to free front endpaper. Foxing to text block. A few scattered foxspots to contents. All plates present.

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'ASK MAMMA'
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by John Leech.
Stock no. 1818393
Published by Bradbury & Evans. 1st 1858. Good condition.

Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. 13 Hand-coloured steel engravings, b/w wood engravings. 412 pages. Re-backed with original spine laid down and new endpapers. Board edges worn, boards grubby. Bookplate to front pastedown. All plates present. Binding worn but tight. A few grubby marks throughout.

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MOUNT AND MAN
Written by M.F. McTaggart. Illustrated by Lionel Edwards.
Stock no. 1818392
Published by Country Life. 2nd 1927. Very good condition.

Second, revised edition. Getting in the saddle of the horse! Red cloth boards, gilt titles. 26 b/w plates. Spine heavily faded but gilt still bright. Endpapers browned and a few foxspots to contents.

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IT'S MY DELIGHT
Written by Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318443
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A thorough and entertaining discourse on the art of hunting by orthodox methods. Numerous b/w engravings. Turquoise-green cloth. Spine bumped, covers slightly grubby. Endpapers browned, light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with slight loss at top and tail of spine, rear panel is a bit browned.

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