Book Catalogue – Sports & Pastimes

"EPHEMERA". [FITZGIBBON, Edward]. The…

1. "EPHEMERA". [FITZGIBBON, Edward]. The Book of the Salmon: in two parts.

Longman, Brown. 1850.

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12mo. Original brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine; pp. xvi + 242 + 2 [ads.] + 24 [publisher's catalogue], 9 plates (8 hand coloured); occasional light spotting, very good.First edition…

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AINTOINE DE CHAMERLAT, Christian. Falconry and…

2. AINTOINE DE CHAMERLAT, Christian. Falconry and Art.

Philip Wilson Publishers Ltd. London. 1987

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4to. Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering and illustrated dust jacket, pp.255, heavily illustrated; very good condition throughout.This colourful book is a study of the influence of…

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ALKEN, Henry. The National Sports of Great…

3. ALKEN, Henry. The National Sports of Great Britain.

Methuen & Co. 1903.

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Small 8vo. Sometime rebound for Sotheran in full red calf, gilt fillets to sides, spine with single gilt raised band, gilt lettering and horse-shoe tool inside gilt panelling, gilt turn-ins…

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[ANDERDON, James Lavicount]. The River Dove with…

4. [ANDERDON, James Lavicount]. The River Dove with some quiet thoughts on the happy practice of angling.

William Pickering. 1847.

£250

8vo. Original brown cloth, paper label to spine; pp. vi + 296; label rubbed, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, occasional spots, very good.First Pickering edition, first…

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Anonymous The North Country Angler; or the Art…

5. Anonymous The North Country Angler; or the Art of Angling: as practised in the northern counties of England.

Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown. 1817.

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Small 8vo. Later full tan calf, double gilt filltes to sides, spine with gilt raised bands, centre tools and black morocco gilt lettering piece, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled; pp…

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BADDELEY, John. The London Angler's Book, or…

6. BADDELEY, John. The London Angler's Book, or Waltonian Chronicle, containing much original information to anglers generally combined with numerous amusing songs and anecdotes of fish and fishing, never before published…

John Baddeley. 1834.

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12mo. Original green paper-covered boards, printed paper label to spine; pp. vi + 185 + iii-vi [index] + [ii], frontispiece, 2 plates; faint foxing to endpapers and title page, very…

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BADMINTON LIBRARY Hunting

7. BADMINTON LIBRARY Hunting

London, Longmans, Green & Co., 1889.

£55

8vo. Original brown cloth, decorated in black, and also in gilt to spine; pp. 373; a little shaken, but nonetheless an attractive copy.Like many titles in the Badminton Library series, the…

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BAILEY, William. The Angler's Instructor. A…

8. BAILEY, William. The Angler's Instructor. A treatise on the best modes of angling in English rivers, lakes, and ponds and on the habits of fish.

Longman and Co. 1857.

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8vo. Original green cloth, gilt lettering and vignette to front, gilt lettering to spine; pp. viii + 111 + [1, ad.]; previous owner's signature to ffep, very good.First edition. Scarce, A…

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BAINBRIDGE, George Cole. The Fly Fisher's Guide…

9. BAINBRIDGE, George Cole. The Fly Fisher's Guide, illustrated by coloured plates, representing upwards of forty of the most useful flies, accurately copied from nature.

Liverpool: G. Cruickshank. 1828.

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8vo. Later bound in half blue morocco, gilt rules to sides, marbled boards, spine with gilt raised bands, centre tools and lettering, marbled endpapers, t.e.g.; pp. viii + 162, 8 plates…

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BART, Sir Randal. The Silver Trout

10. BART, Sir Randal. The Silver Trout

London, W.H. Allen & Co., 1888

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Small 8vo. Original olive green cloth, stamped with fish motif on upper cover in silver, titled in gold to front and spine; pp.163, [viii, advertisements] ; book label of Lewis W. Perrin…

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BECKFORD, Peter. Thoughts on Hunting. In a…

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11. BECKFORD, Peter. Thoughts on Hunting. In a Series of Familiar Letters to a Friend.

London, Sherwood, Neely and Jones, [1820]

£498

8vo. Late 19th-century green full crushed morocco, spine with raised bands lettered in gilt, richly ornamented in gilt, inner dentelles gilt, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers; pp…

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BECKFORD, Peter Thoughts upon hare & fox…

12. BECKFORD, Peter Thoughts upon hare & fox hunting in a series of letters to a friend.

Jonathan Cape. 1931.

£400

8vo. Rebound in half green morocco, cream boards, spine with gilt raised bands, centre tools and lettering; pp. 327, 16 colour plates; spine a little sunned, spotting to edges, very…

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BELL, W.D.M. The Wanderings of An Elephant…

13. BELL, W.D.M. The Wanderings of An Elephant Hunter.

Long Bach: Safari Press, 2002.

£130

4to. Original black cloth with wrapper; pp. 188, b&w plates; fine. First Safari Press edition, initally published in 1923. A classic text of African big game hunting, Czech: "Bell's…

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[BERTRAM, James Glass]. Out-Door Sports In…

14. [BERTRAM, James Glass]. Out-Door Sports In Scotland - Deer Stalking, Grouse Shooting, Salmon Fishing, Golfing, Curling, Etc. With Noted On The Natural, Economic And Sporting History Of The Animals Of The Chase. By "Ellangowan". Second Edition.

London, Allen & Co., 1890.

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8vo. Original pictorial blue cloth; pp. xi (including frontispiece), 388, fold-out plan of a curling rink, vignette at the end; collector's stamps on front fly-leaf, name on half-title…

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BICKERDYKE, John The Book of the All Round…

15. BICKERDYKE, John The Book of the All Round Angler.

L. Upcott Gill. 1888.

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8vo. Original green cloth, gilt lettering and vignette to front, gilt lettering to spine; pp. xx + 108 + xxiv + 12 [publisher's cataogue] + [iii. Ads], text illustrations; previous owner's…

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