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A HANDFUL OF LEATHER
Written by Will H. Ogilvie. Illustrated by Lionel Edwards.
Stock no. 1818394
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1928. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, dark blue titles. 8 tipped-in colour plates. A book of verse first seen in various sporting publications and Punch. Staining to top & tail of spine else boards clean and bright. Inscription in pencil to front endpaper. One mount partly detached. Minor crease to one plate. A few scattered foxposts. Small hole to front edge of spine (pin hole). Pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby and is edge-worn with a few tears and some loss.
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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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KENNEDY'S CATALOGUE 60
No author listed.
Stock no. 1818391
Published by Kennedy's. Circa 1950. Good condition.

Catalogue of hardware, architectural ironmongery, engineer's supplies etc. Yellow cloth. 632 pages. B/w photos and illustrations of hardware etc. Boards a little grubby. Front joint is pulled exposing muslin cloth beneath. Page 108A and 109A loosely inserted but present (printed after binding had occurred). Text block browned. Contents generally clean.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1958
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318455
Published by Daily Express. 1958. Very good condition.

This is the first Rupert annual to be dated on the inside title page. Colour illustrated boards showing Rupert leap-frogging over Bill Badger. First story 'Rupert and the Water-Lily'. 107 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Creases to lower corners of covers (light). No names but price-cut. Colouring contest page completed but still present. Some light foxing to textblock.
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THE BEST SEASON ON RECORD
Written by E. Pennell-Elmhirst. Illustrated by John Sturgess.
Stock no. 1818390
Published by George Routledge & Sons. 2nd 1885. Almost very good condition.

Selected and republished from "The Field". Red pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 4 colour plates. Spine browned & worn at top and tail. Boards bronwed and stained. Damp stain (red) at top margin of prelims including frontispiece. Hinges pulled. All plates present with browning to margins.
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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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COWBOY SAM AND MISS LILY
Written by Edna Walker Chandler. Illustrated by Jack Merryweather.
Stock no. 1318454
Published by E.J. Arnold & Son Ltd.. 1st 1963. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Yellow pictorial boards. Colour pictures throughout. Spine slightly bumped and rubbed. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. A few marks to page margins. Dustwrapper is grubby with slight loss to top and tail of spine. Light musty smell to contents.
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COWBOY SAM AND DANDY
Written by Edna Walker Chandler. Illustrated by Jack Merryweather.
Stock no. 1318453
Published by E.J. Arnold & Son Ltd.. 1st 1963. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Orange boards, colour pictures. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Some light damp spotting to covers. Some light foxing and grubby fingermarks to contents. Light musty smell to contents. Dustwrapper is grubby with slight loss to spine and tear to top edge of front panel.
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SHORT STORIES FROM THE 'STRAND'
Written by Geraldine Beare. Illustrated by David Eccles.
Stock no. 1318452
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1992. Nearly fine condition.

Selected by Geraldine Beare. Grey cloth, gilt decoration to front. B/w illustrations. Contained in gold slipcase which is scuffed at edges.
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8192 CRAZY PEOPLE
No author listed. Illustrated by Walter Trier.
Stock no. 1318451
Published by Atrium Press Ltd.. 5th Slightly better than very good condition.

Spiral bound, pictorial boards. Pages divided into three-parts to turn over and make 8192 crazy people. Minimal rubbing to corners.
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THE COMPLETE FOXHUNTER
Written by Charles Richardson.
Stock no. 1818388
Published by Methuen & Co.. 1st 1908. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth boards, gilt titles. Four colour plates plus b/w plates. Boars a little marked, spine mottled, corners bumped. Front joint pulled. Endpapers browned. Inscription in ink to verso of frontispiece.
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