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Image for The Sporting Repository, Containing: Horse-Racing, Hunting, Coursing, Shooting, Archery, Trotting and Tandem Matches, Cocking, Pedestrianism, Pugilism, Anecdotes on Sporting Subjects, Interspersed with Essays, Tales, and a Great Variety of Miscellaneous Articles.

The Sporting Repository, Containing: Horse-Racing, Hunting, Coursing, Shooting, Archery, Trotting and Tandem Matches, Cocking, Pedestrianism, Pugilism, Anecdotes on Sporting Subjects, Interspersed with Essays, Tales, and a Great Variety of Miscellaneous Articles.

By: N/A

Price: £450.00

Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd.: 1904

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 005372

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in Fine contemporary half leather binding with marbled boards and endpapers, all edges gilt, gilt titles and decoration to spine with five raised bands, top of front hinge beginning to split, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. Limited edition of 500, pp x, 478, 22 hand coloured plates with tissueguards. 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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Young's Sporting Appliances and Sundries 1967, Section No.2.

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: S. Young & Sons Ltd: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006533

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet with card covers, some marks to covers but otherwise in Very Good condition. 1967 edition, pp 64, b&w illustrations throughout. A classic sporting goods catalogue. View more info

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Hang your Halo in the Hall: A History of The Savile Club from 1868.

By: Anderson, Garrett.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Savile Club: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007006

ISBN: 095201520X

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback in Very Good condition, with dustwrapper, also in Very Good condition. First edition, pp430 with b&w illustrations and index. With blind stamp. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. Hang your Halo in the Hall: A History of The Savile Club from 1868.If you are interested in London's gentlemen's clubs (in the proper sense) or the Savile Club in particular, this book is a must for your reading. It gives the history of the Savile Club (so named as it was once housed in Savile Row at an early point ... View more info

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Sporting Rhymes and Pictures.

By: Booth, J.L.C.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench Trübner and Co, 1898.: 1898

Seller ID: 981

Condition: Very Good


Hardback with illustrated covers in oblong format: (6.25 inches tall by 10 wide) with some shelf wear on corners and some fading to pages, stain on rear cover and lower portion of front cover, internally unaffected but otherwise in good condition. No dust wrapper. b&w illustrations. Line drawings by the author. Pp 88. Poems of fox hunting and gentlemen's sports. Three sections: Ancient, Fur and Feather; A Bear Hunt and Modern, Transplanted; The Enemy; and Saddle-Room Songs, including King o' Trumps; To Finish the Season and more. S17. View more info

Image for Polo Vision: Learn to Play Polo with Hugh Dawnay

Polo Vision: Learn to Play Polo with Hugh Dawnay

By: Dawnay, Hugh

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Sydney R. Smith Sporting Books: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004788

ISBN: 0851313817

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in illustrated cloth covered boards, no dust jacket (as published?) some small marks to boards but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, Second impression, pp 144, b&w illustrations, appendix. Signed and inscribed by author on title page to a previous owner. 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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Lost Perth.

By: Duncan, Jeremy.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Birlinn: 2011

Seller ID: 003345

ISBN: 1841589667

Condition: As New


With b&w illustrations and map on inside cover. As one of Scotland's most historically significant cities, Perth has played an important role in the nation's story. Not surprisingly for a place that has seen continuous human settlement for thousands of years, much has come and gone over the centuries. The followers of Knox and Cromwell, and later the slum clearers, planners and developers, each had their own reasons for taking a pickaxe to Perth, but the cumulative effect of their actions has been to convert most of the ancient city to rubble and road infill. This is the first book to consi... View more info

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Scoring: An Expert's Guide (Signed by author)

By: Frank McAvennie, Reg McKay

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Canongate Books: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003383

ISBN: 1841954284

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, colour illustrations. Signed by Author. Frank McAvennie knows all about scoring - goals, women, drugs. He's an expert. A cult figure on the streets of Glasgow and London, the original and lasting lads' hero footballer, McAvennie's life is peppered with sporting highs, beautiful women, outrageous acts, the company of stars, court appearances and imprisonment for drug dealing. This book is not just about sports, crime, drugs, sex or kiss and tell - it is all that and more. This is Frank McAvennie's story - and of th... View more info

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Highland Retreats: The Architecture and Interiors of Scotland's Romantic North

By: Miers, Mary.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Rizzoli: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007255

ISBN: 0847844765

Condition: Very Good


Large hardback 26 x 29cm in green covers, with dustwrapper in Near Fine condition, with dustwrapper, also in Near Fine condition. First edition. With pp 288, colour illustrations, with index. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. Featuring breathtaking photographs of some of Scotland's most remarkable and little-known houses, this book tells the story of how incomers adopted the North of Scotland as a recreational paradise and left an astonishing legacy of architecture and decoration inspired by the ro... View more info

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BB: A Celebration.

By: Quinn, Tom, BB.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Wharncliffe, 1994. 1871647169: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2979

ISBN: 1871647169

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition, dustwrapper in Very Good condition, now in clear archival wrap. Second impression, pp 303, b&w illustrations, bibliography. A collection of country and sporting stories from less well known books. View more info

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Granite Legends: Aberdeen's Sporting Heroes.

By: Smith, Paul.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: DB Publishing: 2010

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004890

ISBN: 1859837891

Condition: Very Good


Signed copy. With signed copy sticker on the cover. Separate dedication page. With b&w illustrations. Aberdeen's sporting heroes in the field of football, golf, rugby, cricket, motorsport, boxing, martial arts, Olympics and Commonwealth Games. View more info

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Scottish and Sporting Paintings, Drawings and Watercolours and Wemyss Ware. The Town House Hotel Wed 4th December 1991.

By: Sotheby's

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Sotheby's: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 007252

Condition: Very Good


Large 27 x 21 Sotheby's catalogue, in Very Good condition, wit pp108, colour illustrations. Scottish and Sporting Paintings, Drawings and Watercolours and Wemyss Ware. View more info

Image for The Sporting Novels M.F.H Edition, Mr. Romford's Hounds, Ask Mama, Plain or Ringlets?, Handley Cross, Mr. Sponges Sporting Tour & Hawbuck Grange, 6 Volumes Bound in 11 Complete.

The Sporting Novels M.F.H Edition, Mr. Romford's Hounds, Ask Mama, Plain or Ringlets?, Handley Cross, Mr. Sponges Sporting Tour & Hawbuck Grange, 6 Volumes Bound in 11 Complete.

By: Surtees, Robert Smith.

Price: £600.00

Publisher: Bradbury, Agnew, & Co. Ltd: 1899

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 005436

Condition: Very Good


Six novels in 11 volumes, Mr. Romford's Hounds, Ask Mama, Plain or Ringlets?, Handley Cross, Mr. Sponges Sporting Tour & Hawbuck Grange. In original publishers red buckram covered boards, gilt titles on front boards, gilt titles and decoration on spines, some light fading to spines and shelfwear commensurate with age but otherwise in Very Good condition. Master of Foxhounds (M.F.H.) Limited Edition, illustrations in text, engravings on wood and hand coloured steel engravings, advertisements to rear. View more info

A Sporting Tour Through the Northern Parts of England and Great Part of the Highlands of Scotland.

By: Thornton, T.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Edward Arnold, 1896.: 1896

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 006611

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover bound in half vellum with marbled paper covered boards, partial brown leather label to spine with gilt titles, top edge gilt, rough cut pages, vellum on spine marked, some light shelfwear to edges, previous owners name in ink on half title page but otherwise in Very Good condition. New edition (1896) pp xviii, 332, colour frontis, 19 b&w plates. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS MAY BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Wild Deer of Exmoor: History, Haunts, Habits

By: Vowles, Alfred.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Coxs, Sons & Co Ltd: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006000

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original illustrated paper covered boards, some light fading to spine, slight shelfwear, browning to end papers but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 47, b&w plates, fold out map to rear. View more info

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The Deerstalking Grounds of Great Britain and Ireland.

By: Whitehead, G. Kenneth.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Hollis and Carter: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006527

Condition: Very Good


Large hardcover in green cloth covered boards, previous owners name (Diana E. Brown, wife of sporting author Ian Alcock), some light shelfwear but otherwise Very Good, dustwrapper with some rubbing and shelfwear, 3cm chip from top of rear cover, chips and wear to head of spine, tear on front cover internally repaired but otherwise Good. First edition, Signed by Author on title page, pp xviii, 556, b&w illustrations throughout, appendices, bibliography, index. A detailed guide to the Deerstalking grounds with with yield and sizes. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 2KG, SO ADDITIONAL P... View more info

Image for The Deerstalking Grounds of Great Britain and Ireland.

The Deerstalking Grounds of Great Britain and Ireland.

By: Whitehead, G. Kenneth.

Price: £165.00

Publisher: Hollis and Carter: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006008

Condition: Very Good


Large hardcover in green cloth covered boards, some light shelfwear but otherwise Very Good, dustwrapper with some rubbing and shelfwear but otherwise Very Good. First edition, Signed by Author on title page, pp xviii, 556, b&w illustrations throughout, appendices, bibliography, index. Includes signed postcard from the Author to sporting Author Ian Alcock. A detailed guide to the Deerstalking grounds with with yield and sizes. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 2KG, SO ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info