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MEMOIRS OF A FOX-HUNTING MAN
Written by Siegfried Sassoon; Alan Lascelles. Illustrated by Lynton Lamb.
Stock no. 1821300
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1971. Very good condition.

Beige pictorial cloth, red title label to spine with gilt title. B/w illustrations. Top edge green. Introduction by Sir Alan Lascelles. Spine lightly browned. Green top edge of text block faded. Contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase in almost very good condition, worn and rubbed at edges, open edges strengthened on the inside with white tape, top and bottom fading, a few marks, closed edges splitting.

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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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EXMOOR: THE RIDING PLAYGROUND OF ENGLAND
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819576
Published by H.F. & G. Witherby Ltd.. 2nd 1935. Almost very good condition.

Second Edition. Exmoor is the land of the horseman and the walker. Little known paths and bridle paths, tracks one comes across when hunting with the Devon and Somerset Staghounds. Contents include chapters on 'The Wild Red Deer', 'Moorland Hacking', 'Some Exmoor Inns' all of great interest to Exmoor. Cream cloth with brown titles and vignettes. 5 b/w plates plus b/w illustrations and two sketch maps (folding). Boards lightly browned. Neat name & date in ink to free front endpaper. A few scattered foxspots mainly to prelims. 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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THE SPORTING EMPRESS: THE STORY OF ELIZABETH OF AUSTRIA AND BAY MIDDLETON
Written by John Welcome.
Stock no. 1819224
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Elizabeth Empress of Austria was the wife of Franz Joseph I, the last of the Habsburgs to enjoy power, privilege and wealth on the grandest scale. Her unhappy and ultimately tragic life held one short period during which she enjoyed real happiness and a deep and lasting love: between 1876 and 1882, she visited England and Ireland on sporting tours where she found fulfilment in the excitement of hunting - and she met Bay Middleton... Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0718113233. Name & gift inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing mainly to endpapers and text block. PIctorial dustwrapper is lightly faded and edge-rubbed, grubby to rear panel.

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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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