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1 CATLOW, Laurence PRIVATE THOUGHTS FROM A SMALL SHOOT
Ludlow Merlin Unwin Books 2003 1873674686 / 9781873674680 First Edition. Hard Cover Very Good Ashley Boon 
Large octavo, vi + 186pp., mono. illustrations. Long, poetic gift inscription at half-title, otherwise minimal wear, near-fine in like dustwrapper and removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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2 FAIRFAX-BLAKEBOROUGH, J. (intr. Pease) SPORTING DAYS AND SPORTING STORIES OF TURF AND CHASE
London Philip Alan & Co. 1925 Hard Cover 
Large octavo, gilt pictorial red cloth, fronts., xi + 344pp. partially untrimmed, 18 further mono. photo. illustrations (complete). Binding with partial fading, chiefly at front board margin, and a little at spine; some very minor soiling at spine and boards, nothing very significant; light foxing at endpapers, half-title, index. Corners a little bumped, but no serious wear. A sound, square copy, text and illustrations clean. 
Price: 28.00 EUR
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3 FERGUSSON, Gordon [and] R.E. Egerton Warburton THE GREEN COLLARS: THE TARPORLEY HUNT CLUB AND CHESHIRE HUNTING HISTORY also incorporating HUNTING SONGS and A MISCELLANY OF SPORTING VERSE BY CHESHIRE AUTHORS
London Quiller Press 1993 1870948890 / 9781870948890 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Large quarto, colour map endpapers, xx + 491pp. Very light wear only. A near-fine copy in like, unclipped dustwrapper and clear protective wrap. 
Price: 35.00 EUR
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4 FORD, Emma FALCONRY: ART AND PRACTICE
London Blandford 1992 0713722487 / 9780713722482 First Edition. Hard Cover Fine 
Quarto, 191pp., profusely illustrated in mono., colour and line. Ornate gift inscription at fly-leaf, otherwsie a fine copy in like, unclipped dustwrapper and removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 17.50 EUR
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5 NIMROD REMARKS ON THE CONDITION OF HUNTERS, THE CHOICE OF HORSES, AND THEIR MANAGEMENT
London M.A. Pittman 1931 Hard Cover 
Octavo, half-calf, gilt (amorial decoration in top compartment), marbled boards and egdes, vii + 503pp., engraved illustrations in text. Spine soiled and a little rubbed, foxing largely confined to prelims. and endpapers, four leaves with some fairly heavy soiling, still legible. A sound, square copy, bound by Potter & Sons, York. 
Price: 35.00 EUR
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6 OGILVIE, Will H. OVER THE GRASS
London Constable and Company Ltd. 1925 First Edition. Hard Cover Poor Lionel Edwards 
Quarto, dark blue cloth, gilt lettering at spine and front board, tipped-in colour fronts., xii + 82pp. partially untrimmed, four further colour illustrations tipped on to dark paper. Unclipped white pictorial dustwrapper smudged, soiled (including pen marks) and torn, with loss (principally at margins, head of spine and at rear panel; edges darkened, some light scattered foxing, illustrations in very good order. A sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 45.00 EUR
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SCATTERED SCARLET, OGILVIE, Will H.
7 OGILVIE, Will H. SCATTERED SCARLET
London Constable and Company Ltd. 1923 First Edition. Hard Cover Good Lionel Edwards 
Quarto, red cloth boards, gilt lettering at spine and front board, tipped-in colour fronts., x + 83pp. partially untrimmed, seven further colour illustrations tipped onto dark paper. Plain printed dustwrapper with some soiling (not serious), tanning at endpapers and edges, contents only very lightly tanned. A touch of corner creasing at illustrations, only just remarkable. A decent copy, sound, cloth well-preserved inside scarce dustwrapper and removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 75.00 EUR
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8 SURTEES, R.S. HANDLEY CROSS OR MR JORROCKS'S HUNT - VOLUME I
London Edward Arnold Hard Cover Cecil Aldin 
Quarto, red cloth, gilt lettering at spoje, decoration at front board, colour fronts., vignette title page, x +363pp. top edge gilt, 11 further full-page colour illustrations (complete, all in very good order), line illustrations. A little bubbling at spine, minor wear at spine edge, extremely minor soiling at cloth, boards very slightly bowed; endpapers tanned, extremely minor soil at edge/margin of early leaves. Joint straint (preceding main text), no danger of detachment. A reasonably good copy. 
Price: 30.00 EUR
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9 SURTEES, Robert Smith, and JORROCKS, Jon THOUGHTS ON HUNTING AND OTHER MATTERS
Edinburgh William Blackwood and Sons 1925 Hard Cover Fair Geo. Denholm Armour 
Large octavo, decorated red cloth, gilt, colour fronts., xiv + 291pp. top edge gilt, remainder untrimmed, eleven further full-page colour plates. Dustwrapper with a few creases and tears, loss minimal, partial fading; endpapers and edges just a little tanned, minimal internal foxing, plates very good. A sound copy, cloth particularly clean and bright, and in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 40.00 EUR
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10 THORNTON, W.H. REMINISCENCES AND REFLECTIONS OF AN OLD WEST COUNTRY CLERGYMAN
Ludlow Excellent Press 2010 1900318385 / 9781900318389 Soft Cover 
Octavo, publisher's pictorial wraps, mono. portrait fronts., 240pp. Minimal wear. A near-fine copy. 
Price: 13.50 EUR
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11 WALTON, Isaac, and COTTON, Charles, ed. John Major THE COMPLETE ANGLER, OR THE CONTEMPLATIVE MAN'S RECREATION
London D. Bogue 1844 Fourth Edition Hard Cover 
Small octavo, original blind-stamped brown cloth, engraved fronts., lx + 418pp., steel and wood engraved illustrations. A few slightly weakned joints, nothing very threatening; very minor wear at head of spine and adjacent edge. Lacking one plate (Scholar's Recital), other full-page plates darkened and with some foxing, though this more obvious at reverse. Early owner's signature at head of title. 
Price: 30.00 EUR
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12 WEGNER, Robert LEGENDARY DEERSLAYERS
Iola Krause Publications 2004 0873496671 / 9780873496674 Hard Cover Fine 
Quarto, 240pp., colour and mono. illustrations. A touch of rubbing at board edges, scarcely remarkable. A near-fine copy in fine dustwrapper and removable clear protective wrap. Heavy: please ask for shipping rate if outside Spain. 
Price: 18.00 EUR
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13 WELCOME, John THE SPORTING WORLD OF R.S. SURTEES
Oxford Oxford University Press 1982 0192117661 / 9780192117663 Reprint. Hard Cover Good 
Octavo, 203pp., mono. illustrations. Small marginal bleed at unclipped dustwrapper (visible inside only) and a modicum of marginal wear at corners; book with a little edge-soiling, tanning, nothing severe. Text clean, no significant defects. A good copy, reasonably presentable in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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SONGS AND VERSES AND THE TRUE CROSS, WHYTE-MELVILLE, G. J.
14 WHYTE-MELVILLE, G. J. SONGS AND VERSES AND THE TRUE CROSS
London Ward, Lock & Co. Hard Cover 
(n.d., Edwardian) Octavo, tree calf by Riviere and Son, gilt, red title label, floral gilt borders, mono. fronts., marbled endpapers, 356pp. top edge gilt, remainder untrimmed, partially unopened, four further full-page mono. illustrations. Scattered foxing, though more remarkable at fore-edge, front endpaper, prelims., text scarcely affected, illustrations clean, minimal wear. Gift inscription and owner stamp at first blank leaf. A sound copy, binding very presentable. 
Price: 50.00 EUR
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15 WILSON, R.A. (conceived and narrated) K. McDougall (ed.) THE FALCONER 2002: CELEBRATING 75 YEARS OF THE BRITISH FALCONERS' CLUB
The BFC 2003 2002 Anniversary Edition Hard Cover 
Landscape small folio, red cloth, gilt, illustrated endpapers, 271pp., mono. and colour illustrations. Very slightly shaken, no furtehr remarkable defects. Very good, bright in slightly tanned publisher's acetate wrap. 
Price: 45.00 EUR
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