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Rural Sports. 5 Volumes including Supplement.

By: Daniel, Rev. W. B.

Price: £900.00

Publisher: Bunny & Gold: 1801

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005398

Condition: Fine


3 Volumes bound in 5, Volumes 4 & 5 supplement. Fine Modern rebind by Shepherds Sangorski & Sutcliffe, half brown leather with marbled boards, gilt titles and details to spine, new endpapers, five raised bands on spine, some browning to certain pages but otherwise in Fine condition. First edition, pp 535, 378, 356, 742, b&w illustrations and diagrams, some fold out, indices. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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British Deer Society: Fallow, Muntjac, Sika, Roe Red.5 Volumes.

By: Delap, Peter (Red+Roe), Chapman, Norma & Donald (Fallow), Dansie, Oliver (Muntjac), Horwood, M.T. & Masters, E.H. (Sika)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: British Deer Society: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006534

Condition: Fine


5 stapled booklets in a card slipcase, booklets all in Fine condition, slipcase with some shelfwear, creasing but otherwise in Very Good condition. First editions, pp, 22, 22, 30, 22, 22, b&w illustrations. Scarce set. View more info

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Game Birds and Wild Fowl.

By: Dixon, Charles.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Pawson & Brailsford: 1900

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 005673

Condition: Very Good


Large hardcover in original light brown cloth with titles and illustrations on front board, gilt titles on spine, some light shelfwear to head and foot of spine, spine slightly browned, light shelfwear and bumping to corners, some foxing and offsetting throughout, previous owners names and dates on half title page dated 1900 and 1966 but otherwise in Very Good condition. Second Revised and Enlarged edition, pp xxviii, 476, colour plates throughout, appendix, index, list of subscribers. View more info

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Game-Bag and Creel

By: Dobie, W.G.M.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: W. Green & Son: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006575

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles, some light rubbing to extremities but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 37, one tipped in colour plate and tipped in colour frontis, b&w illustrations in text. View more info

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The British Sporting Gun and Rifle: Pursuit of Perfection 1850-1900

By: Donald Dallas

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Stackpole Books: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007056

ISBN: 1846890322

Condition: Fine


Large hardcover in Fine condition with Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp 423, colour and b&w illustrations throughout, appendices, bibliography. The period 1850 to 1900 witnessed the most far reaching changes sporting gun and rifle design had ever experienced. Prior to this, changes had been pedestrian and the muzzle-loader still ruled the day in 1850 as it had done for previous centuries. In this major work the author details the many changes that occurred. He describes at length the pinfire, centre-fire and hammerless developments along with all the ancillary changes made to sporting gu... View more info

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Partridge Shooting. The Sportsman's Library Vol. 17.

By: Drought, Captain J.B.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Philip Allan: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006600

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in original red cloth with silver titles, some very minor shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with some chips infilled with similar paper and tears internally repaired but in otherwise Good+ condition. First edition, pp 254, b&w illustrations, index. Scarce Title. View more info

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Among the Deer: In the Woods and on the Hill: A Stalker Looks Back

By: Duff Hart-Davis

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Quiller Press Limited: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005404

ISBN: 1846890969

Condition: Near Mint


Hardcover in Near Mint condition with Near Mint dustjacket. Inscribed by Author on ffep to Philip Astor if Tillypronie Estate. First edition, pp 224, colour illustrations, index. Among the Deer In this absorbing memoir Duff Hart Davies looks back over fifty years of watching, stalking and writing about deer. Throughout the text he captures the grace and mystery of this elusive creature. View more info

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Among the Deer: In the Woods and on the Hill: A Stalker Looks Back

By: Duff Hart-Davis

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Quiller Press Limited: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005428

ISBN: 1846890969

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with Fine dustjacket. First edition, pp 224, colour illustrations, index. Among the Deer In this absorbing memoir Duff Hart Davies looks back over fifty years of watching, stalking and writing about deer. Throughout the text he captures the grace and mystery of this elusive creature. View more info

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The Complete Wildfowler: Ashore and Afloat

By: Duncan, Stanley; Thorne, Guy.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Grant Richards: 1911

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006615

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original green cloth covered boards with gilt titles and vignette, pictorial endpapers, rough cut pages, some shelfwear to hinges, head and foot of spine, edges and corners but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 360, colour frontis, b&w plates throughout, index, publisher's adverts to rear. View more info

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English Whippet

By: E.G. Walsh; Mary Lowe

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Gazelle Book Services Ltd: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006975

ISBN: 0851151930

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition, dustwrapper with some very light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp xiii, 288, b&w illustrations, appendices, indices. Scarce First Edition. View more info

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After Big Game in Central Africa: Records of a Sportsman from August 1894 to November 1897, when Crossing the Dark Continent from the Mouth of the Zambesi to the French Congo.

By: Foa, Edouard.

Price: £400.00

Publisher: Adam and Charles Black: 1899

Edition: 1st English Edition

Seller ID: 005316

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in original blue cloth covered boards with gilt elephant on front cover and gilt titles to spine, firm and tight binding with original endpapers, previous owners name written neatly in ink on half title page dated 1899, some light shelfwear to head and foot of spine and top and bottom corners commensurate with age and in otherwise Near Fine condition. First English edition, pp xxvii, 330, 9adv, introduced and translated by Frederic Lees, 29 b&w plates, numerous photographs and illustrations in text, map of route across Africa. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FI... View more info

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The Wild-Fowler: A Treatise on Fowling, Ancient and Modern, Descriptive also of Decoys and Flight Ponds.

By: Folkard, H.C.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Longman, Green and Co.: 1875

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 006619

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original green cloth covered boards with gilt titles and vignettes, boards and spine rubbed, some light shelfwear, corners lightly bumped but otherwise in Very Good condition. Third edition, pp xviii, 385, b&w illustrations with tissue guards, index, publishers list to rear. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Hints on Woodland Stalking

By: Fooks, H.A.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: The British Deer Society: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006577

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet with laminated card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp vi, 17, b&w diagrams throughout. View more info

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The Roe Deer. Leaflet Nr 45.

By: Forestry Commission.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Forestry Commission.: 1970

Seller ID: 006453

Condition: Very Good


Stapled and perforated leaflet with illustrated covers, with some shelf wear, otherwise in Very Good condition. With pp26, b&w illustrations. Forestry Commission leaflet View more info

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Rat Hunting with Ferret, Dog, Hawk and Gun.

By: Frain, Sean.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Crowood: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005502

ISBN: 186126741x

Condition: As New


Illustrated laminated hardcover in As New condition. First edition, pp 144, b&w illustrations, index. View more info

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The Whitehead Encyclopedia Of Deer

By: G Kenneth Whitehead

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Quiller: 2008

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 007059

ISBN: 1853103624

Condition: Fine


Large hardcover in Fine condition with Fine dustwrapper. 2008 Reprint, pp 597, b&w and colour illustrations, appendices, indices, bibliography. A source of information about all the world's deer species, their distribution and every aspect of their biology, mythology, iconography and their place in the history and current practice of deer hunting and deer stalking. Every imaginable aspect of these mammal's lives, lore and behaviour has been investigated in detail. In this unique volume a wealth of information about deer is concisely documented and cross referenced; illustrated with authoriti... View more info

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The Partridge: Pesticides, Predation and Conservation.

By: G. R. (Dick) Potts

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Collins: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005386

ISBN: 0003832988

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in red cloth covered boards, small bump to bottom edge of rear cover but otherwise in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with some very light shelfwear and slight fading to spine but otherwise Very Good. First edition, pp ix, 274, colour illustrations, references, index. View more info

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A Bibliography of Guns and Shooting; Being A List of Ancient and Modern English and Foreign Books Relating to Firearms and their use and to the Compositionand Manufacture of Explosives; With an Introductory Chapter on Technical Books and the Writers of them, Firearms Inventions and the History of Gunmaking, and the Development of the Art of Shooting.

By: Gerrare, Wirt

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Roxburgh Press: 1894

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 006538

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original beveled red cloth covered boards with gilt titles and illustration on front board and spine, rough cut pages, some small extinct worm holes on the front and read boards but internally unaffected by them and otherwise in Very Good condition. Revised Edition C.1894, pp vii, 216, adverts to rear, index. View more info

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Hunting And Hunting Reserves In Medieval Scotland Hardcover

By: Gilbert, John M.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: John Donald Publishers Ltd.: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006250

ISBN: 0859760308

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in green cloth covered boards with gilt titles on spine in Fine condition, dustwrapper with some slight fading to spine and top edge of back cover but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xi, 447, b&w plates, appendices, notes, bibliography, index. The word forest usually meant not an area of woodland, but a hunting reserve. How did these institutions become established in Scotland? What rights did the owner of a hunting reserve possess? Within these forests how did the king and his magnates hunt? What effect did forests have on the people who lived within and around... View more info

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Grouse Shooting Made Quite Easy.

By: Gorcock, Jeffrey (Crawhall).

Price: £250.00

Publisher: David A H Grayling: 1998

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 005498

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in quarter cloth binding with paper covered boards and gilt titles and illustration, some light sunning to top of front board but otherwise in Near Fine condition. Limited edition reprint of 1827 edition 88 of 300, largely unpaginated but 40 numbered pages, colour full page plates and b&w illustrations throughout. Very Scarce title View more info