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SO THIS WAS SHOOTING FLYING
Written by Anthony Vandervell. Illustrated by Charles Jardine.
Stock no. 1822193
Published by Sporting And Leisure Press. 1st thus 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

From the Diaries of the Honourable Percy Perdix-Perdix and his Sagas on 'The First of September' at Four Mile Gallop in the XIXth Century. Partridge shooting. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front board. Limited Edition. Subscribers list to rear. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0860232255. This is copy 75 of a limited edition. Bookplate SIGNED by the author and illustrator to half-title page. Large bookplate to verso of free front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is in lovely condition.

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CHURCHILL'S GAME SHOOTING
Written by Macdonald Hastings; Robert Churchill.
Stock no. 1822188
Published by Michael Joseph. 1975. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A textbook on the successful use of the modern shotgun. Fifth revised edition revised by Hastings. B/w photos. ISBN: 0718109627. Fifth impression. Corners lightly bumped. Pencil mark to lower edge of text block (minor). Large bookplate to front pastedown. Contents clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with slight loss, faded to spine, grubby to rear panel.

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THE SHOOTING MAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB; Duff Hart-Davis. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1321492
Published by Merlin Unwin Books. 2010. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A companion volume to BB's "Fisherman's Bedside Book", illustrated throughout with numerous woodcuts. Burgundy boards, silver title to spine. Introduction by Duff Hart-Davis. ISBN: 9781873674666. Some light rubbing to dustwrapper.

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MAN-EATERS OF KUMAON
Written by Jim Corbett.
Stock no. 2134636
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 2nd 1945. Good condition.

Orange cloth with black title to spine. Second edition. With an introduction by Sir Maurice Hallett and a preface by Lord Linlithgow. Covers are unevenly faded with what appear to be damp marks and splashes. Lengthy inscription to verso of dedication pages. A few small page margin nicks/chips. Page browning.

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THE BANVILLE DIARIES
Written by Larry Banville; Norma Virgoe; Susan Yaxley.
Stock no. 1820176
Published by Collins. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Journals of a Norfolk gamekeeper (Larry Banville) 1822-44. Edited by Virgoe and Yaxley. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0002176343. Minor foxing to prelims (faint). Text block slightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed.

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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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RAMBLINGS OF A SPORTSMAN-NATURALIST
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318845
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Drawn mainly from the sporting diaries he kept for many years, BB recalls numerous little adventures afield. A collection of happenings and impressions of the seasons, beautifully enhanced by dramatic b/w wood- engravings throughout. Black boards, gilt lettering to spine. 176 pages. ISBN: 0718118154. Spine slightly bumped. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Light foxing and page browning to textblock. Dustwrapper is just a little edge creased and there is slight evidence of the wrapper having been leant on to write.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF FIREARMS
Written by Nicholas Du Quesne-Bird.
Stock no. 1318370
Published by Frederick Warne. 1982. Very good condition.

Observer's Book No. 75. With 119 Black and white photographs and 9 line drawings. Laminate Edition. Minimal bumping to spine. Contents clean.

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MODERN WILDFOWLING
Written by Eric Begbie.
Stock no. 1817962
Published by Saiga Publishing Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The history of the sport, quarry species, guns and equipment, gundogs and cooking the bag are all covered in a clear and concise manner. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Colour illustrations of wildfowl. ISBN: 0904558762. Corners bumped. Pencil erasure mark to front endpaper. Top edge of text block browned. Couple of colour illustrations are annotated to show the wildfowl is protected. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned to spine and rear.

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ROYAL SPORTING GUNS AT WINDSOR
Written by Howard L. Blackmore.
Stock no. 2128406
Published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office. 1st 1968. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue cloth with title to spine. B/w photos. Damp marks to covers. Some brown marks to prelims. Wrapper is edge-torn and creased with a little loss.

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GUNDOGS THEIR CARE AND TRAINING
Written by Michael Brander.
Stock no. 1816659
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1972. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A useful handbook on training for the gundog owner. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0713603259. Damp stain to lower edge of rear board. '1977' in blue ink to front endpaper. Light foxing to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is worn at corners and heavily scuffed, damp stain 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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