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BRACKEN, HENRY: The Traveller's Pocket-Farrier: Or a Treatise upon the Distempers and Common Incidents Happening to Horses on a Journey. With Directions For the Choice of a good Road-Horse. Being Very useful for all Gentlemen and Tradesmen .......

Item No. 12803

London: for B. Dod and W. Johnston, 1755. The Sixth Edition, with Additions and Improvements. Title printed in red and black. Small 8vo (6 3/4 x 4 inches), pages: 150:(7, index):(3, advertisements). Contemporary full sheep; rubbed but sound. Some browning to title and prelims, 2 gatherings partly detached and dusty on fore-margins, one leaf of the index creased, endpapers removed.

£200.00

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PRICE, HAYDN and FISHER, ROD: Shoeing for Performance in the Sound and Lame Horse.

Marlborough: The Crowood Press, 1989. First edition. Black & white illustrations. Large 8vo, pp.144, original blue cloth in dustwrapper; binding excellent; dustwrapper with cockling to lower front edge, shelf-wear; internally, extremely good.

£15.00

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Horses - General


ASSOCIATION GENERALE DES JOCKEYS DE GALOP EN FRANCE: De Pharis à Ardan: Histoire des Courses en France De 1940 à 1945

Item No. 15196

Association Generale des Jockeys de Galop en France, 1946. Numerous plates, some coloured, illustratiions and coloured advertisements. 4to (12 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches), 216-pages, original wrappers protected by removable cellophane; very good.

£55.00

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CHIFFNEY, SAMUEL: Genius genuine, by Samuel Chifney, of Newmarket. A fine part in riding a race, known only to the author. Why there are so few good runners; or why the turf horses degenerate. A guide to recover them to their strength and speed: as well as to train horses for running, and hunters and hacks for hard riding. To preserve their strength, and their sinews from being so often destroyed; with reasons for horses changing in their running. Likewise a full account of the prince’s horse escape running at Newmarket on the 20th and 21st days of October 1791. With other interesting particulars.

Item No. 15176

London: Sold only for the author, 232, Piccadilly, n.d. [1804]. First edition. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), 170-pages. Contemporary full tan calf, sides ruled in gilt, gilt race horses blocked to upper cover, a jockey to the rear, rebacked in calf retaining most of the original backstrip blocked in gilt with jockey's caps; corners rubbed. Internally lacking free endpapers, some foxing and browning. Bound without the half-title.

£240.00

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LINDSAY, LIONEL: A.J. Munnings, R.A. Pictures of Horses and English Life. Second edition (revised).

London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1939. Numerous plates, some coloured. 4to (12 1/4 x 10 inches), 215-pages, brown library buckram lettered in gilt, with 2 Munnings exhibition catalogues bound-in at end.. Ex-library, with two labels on front pastedown and neat library stamp to the reverse of each plate. Some spotting to title but overall very good indeed.

£35.00

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SIVEWRIGHT, MOLLY: Thinking Riding Book 2 " In Good Form ".

London: J. A. Allen, 1984. First edition. Illustrations by the author. 8vo, pp. 319, original pictorial laminated yellow boards. Fine. The main purpose of the book is to give practical guidance to young and inexperienced instructors and to all thinking riders, of any age. Whilst Thinking Riding Book 2 is a companion volume to Book 1, it is, and can be used as, a completely separate entity.

£12.00

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Hunting


ALDIN, CECIL: Hunting Scenes. With a Memoir and Descriptive Notes by "Sabretache".

London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1936. First edition. Forty coloured drawings, some double-page. 4to (12 3/8 x 10 inches), 83-pages. Original 2-tone cloth (cream spine, red cloth gilt boards). Very small white spot on upper cover, cream cloth backstrip a little dusty, very light foxing to endpapers; generally very good indeed.

£75.00

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EDWARDS, LIONEL: A Leicestershire Sketch Book.

Item No. 15569

London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1935. First edition. Coloured frontispiece and b&w plates. 4to (11 1/2 x 10 inches), original blue bevelled cloth, top edge gilt. Spine faded, contemporary inscription on front free endpaper, else very good.

£25.00

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EDWARDS, LIONEL: A Leicestershire Sketch Book, Written and Illustrated by Lionel Edwards.

Item No. 11184

London: Haggerston Press, 1991. Tipped-in coloured plates, illustrations in b&w. Oblong 8vo (10 x 8 1/2 inches), 108-pages. Original cloth in dustwrapper; lower corners bumped else a very nice copy.

£28.00

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SURTEES, R.S: Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities. 1 of 50 on Japanese vellum.

Item No. 15857

London: Methuen, 1903. A New Edition. Fifteen coloured plates by Henry Alken. "This Edition limited to Fifty Copies for England". The text printed on Japanese vellum. The plates with tissue guards. 8vo (8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches), 240-pages. Original cloth backed blue boards with printed label to spine, uncut and partly unopened, spare label tipped in at end. Backstrip dusty, label marked, some marking to boards. Spare label foxed. Internallly excellent. An excellent candidate for a fine binding.

£30.00

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SURTEES, ROBERT SMITH: The Analysis of the Hunting Field. Illustatrations by H. Alken.

Frome, Somerset: The R.S. Surtees Society, 1989. Coloured plates. 8vo (10 x 6 3/4 inches),326-pages plus 6-page list of subscribers. Original purple cloth blocked in gilt; very good indeed in the original clear dustwrapper. Previous owners very neat and unobtrusive name stamp in blind on front free endpaper.

£14.00

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Dogs


ASPINALL, J.L. ETHEL: The Airedale Terrier.

Item No. 14564

Manchester: "Our Dogs" Pub. Co. n.d. [ 1948 ]. Plates. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches), 71-pages, Original limp brown cloth; very good, with the remains of the dustwrapper.

£35.00

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BULL TYERRIER CLUB.: The Bull Terrier Force. A Collection to Record and Remember the 5th Anniversary of the Ending of War Time Hostilities.

Item No. 16224

Bull Terrier Club, 1995. No. 387 of a limited edition of 1,000. Illustrations. Landscape folio (11 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches), 68-pages, softback, original glazed pictorial wrappers. Fine.

£68.00

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COBBE, FRANCES POWER: False Beasts and True, Essays on Natural (and Unnatural) History. The Country House Library No. 2.

Item No. 13260

London: Ward, Locke and Tyler [ 1876 ]. First edition. 8vo (7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches), pages: viii:(1):218:(2):(26, advertisements), original blue cloth blocked in black & gilt; headbands a little bumped, slight spotting (wax?) to upper cover, short split to paper of upper inner joint (but very firm), overall a very bright copy. Rare. Animals in Fable and Art, The Fauna of Fancy, The Consciousness of Dogs, & Dogs whom I have met.

£75.00

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DRURY, W. D: British Dogs. Volume 1: The Various Breeds. With illustrations of Typical Specimens. Third edition.

Item No. 15524

London: Uocott Gill, n.d. circa. 1910. Plates & illustrations. Thick 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches), 662-pages. Original red cloth; joints and extremities rubbed, upper inner hinge cracked but holding, else good. Later inscription on endpaper.

£20.00

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HORNER, TOM: The Souperlative Story. A Bull Terrier Saga.

Item No. 16227

The Bull Terrier Club, 1987. First edition. Illustrations. 8vo (8 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 75-pages. Softback, original glazed pictorial wrappers.

£15.00

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MURPHY, ELIZABETH C: The Irish Wolfhound. A Collection of Photographs and Pedigrees. Ireland & UK 1950-1990.

Item No. 6012

Republic of Ireland: Printed for the Author by Martone Press, 1991. Illustrated profusely in black & white. Oblong, pp.xiv:258, original glazed boards, no dustwrapper; binding generally very good; internally, a number of small black spots to endpapers else a very good copy.

£100.00

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ROSLIN-WILLIAMS, ANNE: The Elkhound in the British Isles.

Item No. 14566

Published by the author Anne Roslin-Williams, 1993. First edition. Illustrations. 8vo (9 x 5 1/2 inches), 338-pages plus 12-pages of pedigree certificates. Original coloured pictorial laminated boards. Good. Signed by the author on title. Gift inscription on front free endpaper.

£40.00

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SPARROW, GEOFFREY: The Terrier's Vocation. With numerous illustrations by the Author and copies from old prints.

London: J.A. Allen & Co., 1961. Second edition. Black & white illustrations. 8vo, pp.118, original pale blue cloth lettered in gilt in dustwrapper; binding very good; dustwrapper slightly browned and with slightly bumped edges; internally, some slight foxing; generally very good.

£15.00

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WALSH, J.H. ["STONEHENGE"]: The Dogs of the British Islands. Edited by Stonehenge.

London: Horace Cox, 1872. 2nd edition. Wood-engraved plates. 4to, pp.vi:286, plus illustrated advertisements. Original purple cloth pictorially blocked in gilt, all edges gilt. Binding unevenly faded, head & tail of spine worn, upper inner joint split, 2 plates detached and very slightly edge worn. Apart from the above faults this is, internally, a very good clean copy.

£80.00

Enquire Item No. 4284


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