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MEMOIRS
Written by Duke Of Beaufort.
Stock no. 1326571
Published by Country Life Books. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A fascinating insight into a way of life peculiarly English and in many way unique even within Britain. Memoirs of the 10th Duke of Beaufort. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 178 pages. ISBN: 0600315746. SIGNED by the author to title-page. Spine and corners very slightly bumped. A couple of very small, light marks to covers. Heavy foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is lightly browned and rubbed at edges.

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MEDIEVAL HUNTING
Written by Richard Almond.
Stock no. 1826788
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2003. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This book dispels some of the myths and misunderstandings about hunting, including the view that it was chiefly an aristocratic pursuit. A lively, informative and richly illustrated unique study, essential for medieval and social historians and also has much to offer those interested in the countryside and modern fieldsports. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0750921625. Some minor foxing to text block. Lower corner crease to margins of prelims. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

Price: £16.00 £13.60.

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PETERBOROUGH ROYAL FOXHOUND SHOW: A HISTORY
Written by Michael Clayton.
Stock no. 1826787
Published by Quiller Press. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The history of foxhunting's most prestigious show, includes a list of previous champions, judges and Peterborough Royal Foxhound Show Society's current vice-presidents. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 9781904057888. Text block lightly browned else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little marked and lightly scuffed.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

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IT'S MY DELIGHT
Written by Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1826110
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1947. Almost 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. Blue/green cloth. Boards a little grubby. Spine is a little cocked. Some minor foxing mainly to endpapers. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby, worn at corners with slight loss, surface paper rubbing to spine.

Price: £20.00 £17.00.

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DORSET SPORTING RUNS
Written by Rodney Legg; Chris Copson.
Stock no. 1826060
Published by Halsgrove. 1st 2001. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Huntsmen writing on hunting through the best of hunting country. Drawing on original and exhilarating accounts, the author presents a fascinating panorama of a Dorset which remained largely unaltered well into the twentieth century. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 1841140821. Front joint between board and contents not glued down meaning front board can pull out of place but binding is still tight. Top edge of text block grubby. Corner crease to one or two pages. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is ligthly rubbed at corners and lightly creased across top edge.

Price: £20.00 £17.00.

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ELEPHANT
Written by David Enderby Blunt.
Stock no. 1325506
Published by East Africa. 1st 1933. Good condition.

Brown imitation leather cloth with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. 260 pages + xxxv. B/w photos. Spine and corners bumped. Covers worn and marked. Gilt to spine faded. Foxing to textblock and some page margins. Some grubby fingermarks to prelims. Endpapers lightly browned.

Price: £220.00 £187.00.

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THE SPARROWHAWK: A MANUAL FOR HAWKING
Written by Liam O Broin. Illustrated by Liam O Broin.
Stock no. 1825179
Published by Old Abbey Books. 1st thus 1993. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The history of falconry in Ireland from its earliest beginnings over a thousand years ago to the the present. Written for the beginner and the experienced falconer, this book covers every aspect of keeping, training and hunting. Green cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour photos and line drawings. ISBN: 0952102900. Light knock to vertical edge of boards and top of spine. Contents fine. Brown pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed and slightly grubby.

Price: £165.00 £140.25.

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HUNTING
Written by Duke Of Beaufort; Mowbray Morris. Illustrated by John Sturgess; J. Charlton; G.D. Giles; A.C. Sealy.
Stock no. 1824955
Published by Ashford Press Publishing. 1st thus 1985. Very good condition.

Badminton Library. Facsimile of the seventh edition with an introductory note by the Eleventh Duke of Beaufort. Red cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0907069169. A few marks and score marks to boards. Text block slightly grubby. Contents clean.

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THE BARNSTAPLE STAGHOUNDS
Written by Richard Lethbridge.
Stock no. 1324145
Published by Edward Gaskell Publishers. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The history of the Barnstaple Staghounds. Glazed pictorial boards. 293 pages. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 1898546665. SIGNED by the author on title-page. Spine slightly bumped and corners very slightly rubbed. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly worn to spine ends and has a neat barcode label to rear panel.

Price: £60.00 £51.00.

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ASK MAMMA
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by John Leech.
Stock no. 2140925
Published by The R.S. Surtees Society. 1st thus 1983. Slightly better than very good condition.

Bright red cloth with gilt title and decorations to spine; gilt vignette to front cover. ISBN: 095076972X. Small knocks to top and tail of spine. Slip case is very good - bumped along edges with wearing away of gold.

Price: £18.00 £15.30.

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RUM 'UNS TO FOLLOW
Written by Guy Paget; Dick Heathen; James Rudkin; Owston Fox.
Stock no. 2140747
Published by Collins. 1st 1936. Good condition.

Red cloth with gilt title to spine. Edited by Paget. Contains: Belvoir Talk by Heathen, A Belvoir Ride by Rudkin, A Short History of the Cottesmore Hunt by Fox, A Ride Round Oakham by Fox and The Pytchley Hunt by Heathen. Colour frontis. B/w plates. Grubby marks to covers, especially spine which has darkened. Name in ink to front pastedown. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges.

Price: £16.00 £13.60.

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IT'S MY DELIGHT
Written by Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2140732
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1949. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A thorough and entertaining discourse on the art of hunting by orthodox methods. Numerous b/w engravings. Blue/green cloth. 3rd printing. Spotting and some damp marking to covers. Front cover also has a school library gilt stamp. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some grubby marks; nicks and chips at edges.

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