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  • RARE COLOUR PLATE BOOK IN FULL MOROCCO BY TOUT
    A Touch at the Fine Arts by ALKEN, Henry
    ALKEN, Henry
    A Touch at the Fine Arts

    London: Thomas McLean, 1824. Full morocco, 11.25 inches tall. A very fine binding by TOUT with gilt raised bands, floral gilt tooling to the panels and elaborate gilt tooling to the boards. Wide dentelles, doublures and gilt top edge. 12 superb hand coloured lithographs satirising the arts.

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  • FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO BY ZAEHNSDORF
    Sport with Gun and Rod in American Woods and Waters. by MAYER, Alfred M.
    MAYER, Alfred M.
    Sport with Gun and Rod in American Woods and Waters.

    Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1884. 2 volume set, 11 inches tall. An elegant full crushed morocco by Zaehnsdorf with gilt raised bands and the panels and boards framed with gilt pallets and rolls. Wide gilt dentelles and gilt top edges. Armorial bookplates. 11 Japan mounted proofs and hundreds of woodcut illustrations throughout.

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  • CHARMING WORK IN SPLENDID FULL MOROCCO
    Sports & Anecdotes of Bygone Days. by REYNARDSON, C.T.S. Birch
    REYNARDSON, C.T.S. Birch
    Sports & Anecdotes of Bygone Days.

    London: Chapman & Hall, 1887. Full morocco, 8 inches tall. Bound to the finest quality by Leighton of Soho with gilt raised bands and neat gilt tooling to the panels and boards. Dentelles and all edges gilt. Bookplate of Leopold de Rothschild. Colour title page and 6 further colour plates.

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  • MOST ATTRACTIVE SET OF THIS FINELY ILLUSTRATED WORK
    Traité Général des chasses à courre et à tir. by JOURDAIN, F.X.J.
    JOURDAIN, F.X.J.
    Traité Général des chasses à courre et à tir.

    Paris: Audot, 1822. 2 volumes complete, 8 inches tall. A most attractive set in half speckled calf with gilt pallets, large blue labels and delicate gilt centre tools. Armorial bookplate. Yellow edges and interesting endpapers. With 36 engraved plates. Described by Thiebaud (522) " Un des livres de chasse les plus agréablement illustrés de cette époque". In the original French.

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  • EXTRAORDINARY VERSE IN STUNNING VICTORIAN FULL MOROCCO
    Hunting Songs, Ballads, &c. by WARBURTON, R.E. Egerton
    WARBURTON, R.E. Egerton
    Hunting Songs, Ballads, &c.

    Chester: J.Seacombe & London: Baldwin and Cradock, 1834. Full morocco, 8.75 inches tall. A beautiful binding by Bickers with gilt raised bands, very fine floral gilt tooling to the panels and a triple gilt fillet framing the boards. Top edge gilt. Armorial bookplate of Sir William Bass. Striking and sometimes fantastic full page engraved plates.

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  • FINELY ILLUSTRATED EDITION IN FULL MOROCCO
    'Down the Road' or Reminiscences of a Gentleman Coachman. by REYNARDSON, C.T.S. Birch
    REYNARDSON, C.T.S. Birch
    'Down the Road' or Reminiscences of a Gentleman Coachman.

    London: Chapman & Hall, 1887. Full morocco, 8 inches tall. A most good looking full morocco by Leighton with gilt raised bands, gilt tooled panels, dentelles and all edges. A charming work with 12 colour plates. Very slight scuffing to the boards, an excellent copy. With the bookplate of Alfred Freiherr de Rothschild of Halton House, Bucks..

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  • SPLENDID FULL MOROCCO
    The Sportsman’s Library. by MILLS, John
    MILLS, John
    The Sportsman’s Library.

    Edinburgh: Tait, 1845. Full morocco, gilt, 8.5 inches tall. A splendid binding with gilt raised bands, 'hunting, shooting and fishing' centre tools to the panels and large gilt devices to the boards framed within gilt fillets and corner tools. All edges gilt. With 10 fine lithographs. Spine slightly faded and light foxing to the portrait. Neat ink inscription '.........on leaving Eton 1857' on first blank.

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  • SPLENDID COPY IN FINE FULL CALF
    Mr. Sponge’s Sporting Tour by SURTEES, Robert Smith
    SURTEES, Robert Smith
    Mr. Sponge’s Sporting Tour

    London: Bradbury and Evans, 1853. Full red calf, 8.5 inches tall. A very fine copy in pristine condition. Bound with gilt raised bands, labels and delightfully tooled gilt panels framing a centre tool of riding cap, stick and whip. Gilt dentelles and top edge. First edition. With hand coloured full page engravings by John Leech.

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  • SPLENDID COPY IN FINE FULL CALF
    “Ask Mama”; Or, The Richest Commoner In England by SURTEES, Robert Smith
    SURTEES, Robert Smith
    “Ask Mama”; Or, The Richest Commoner In England

    London: Bradbury and Evans, 1858. Full red calf, 8.5 inches tall. A very fine copy in pristine condition. Bound with gilt raised bands, labels and delightfully tooled gilt panels framing a centre tool of riding cap, stick and whip. Gilt dentelles and top edge. First edition. With hand coloured full page engravings by John Leech.

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  • SPLENDID COPY IN FINE FULL CALF
    “Plain or Ringlets?” by SURTEES, Robert Smith
    SURTEES, Robert Smith
    “Plain or Ringlets?”

    London: Bradbury and Evans, 1860. Full red calf, 8.5 inches tall. A very fine copy in pristine condition. Bound with gilt raised bands, labels and delightfully tooled gilt panels framing a centre tool of riding cap, stick and whip. Gilt dentelles and top edge. First edition. With hand coloured full page engravings by John Leech.

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  • SPLENDID COPY IN FINE FULL CALF
    Mr. Facey Romford’s Hounds by SURTEES, Robert Smith
    SURTEES, Robert Smith
    Mr. Facey Romford’s Hounds

    London: Bradbury and Evans, 1865. Full red calf, 8.5 inches tall. A very fine copy in pristine condition. Bound with gilt raised bands, labels and delightfully tooled gilt panels framing a centre tool of riding cap, stick and whip. Gilt dentelles and top edge. First edition. With hand coloured full page engravings by John Leech.

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  • SPLENDID COPY IN HALF MOROCCO BY BIRDSALL
    Reynard the Fox or The Ghost Heath Run. by MASEFIELD, John
    MASEFIELD, John
    Reynard the Fox or The Ghost Heath Run.

    London Heinemann, 1921. Half morocco, 10 inches tall. Splendid half crushed morocco by Birdsall with gilt raised bands and delightful gilt tooling to the panels. Gilt top edge. Some marks to the spine. With a colour frontispiece, 3 further colour plates and 12 full page black and white plates by G. D. Armour.

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  • SPLENDID COPY IN FINE FULL CALF
    Handley Cross; Or, Mr. Jorrock’s Hunt by SURTEES, Robert Smith
    SURTEES, Robert Smith
    Handley Cross; Or, Mr. Jorrock’s Hunt

    London: Bradbury and Evans, 1854. Full red calf, 8.5 inches tall. A very fine copy in pristine condition. Bound with gilt raised bands, labels and delightfully tooled gilt panels framing a centre tool of riding cap, stick and whip. Gilt dentelles and top edge. Faint stains to the boards. With hand coloured full page engravings by John Leech.

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  • VERY PRETTY COPY IN DICED CALF.
    The Chase, Field Sports, Rural Games And Other Poems. by SOMERVILE, William.
    SOMERVILE, William.
    The Chase, Field Sports, Rural Games And Other Poems.

    Edinburgh: Ballantyne, 1812. Full diced calf, 6.75 inches tall. Full diced calf, with black and gilt bands and delicate gilt centre tools. The armorial bookplates of Sarah Phillott. A delightful copy of this classic work.

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  • COUNTRY PURSUITS IN APPROPRIATE AND SPLENDID HALF RED CALF
    Reminiscences of the late Thomas Assheton Smith, Esq. or, the Pursuits of an English country Gentleman. by WILMOT, Sir John E. Eardley
    WILMOT, Sir John E. Eardley
    Reminiscences of the late Thomas Assheton Smith, Esq. or, the Pursuits of an English country Gentleman.

    London: Routledge, Warne and Routledge, 1862. Half calf, 7.5 inches tall. A lovely binding with gilt raised bands, fine panels with 'country sport' centre tools and gilt top edge. Portrait and other illustrations.

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  • COUNTRY PURSUITS IN APPROPRIATE AND SPLENDID HALF RED CALF
    The Country Gentleman. by SCRUTATOR (HORLOCK, K.W.)
    SCRUTATOR (HORLOCK, K.W.)
    The Country Gentleman.

    London: Chapman and Hall, 1863. Half calf, 7.5 inches tall. A lovely binding with gilt raised bands, fine panels with 'country sport' centre tools and gilt top edge. Engraved frontispiece and title page.

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  • COUNTRY PURSUITS IN APPROPRIATE AND SPLENDID HALF RED CALF
    Sporting Sketches. by CHASSERESSE, Diane
    CHASSERESSE, Diane
    Sporting Sketches.

    London: Macmillan, 1890. Half calf, 7.5 inches tall. A lovely binding with gilt raised bands, fine panels with 'country sport' centre tools and gilt top edge. Illustrated.

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  • COUNTRY PURSUITS IN APPROPRIATE AND SPLENDID HALF RED CALF
    Sketches in the Hunting Field. by WATSON, Alfred E.T.
    WATSON, Alfred E.T.
    Sketches in the Hunting Field.

    London: Chapman and Hall, 1881. Half calf, 7.5 inches tall. A lovely binding with gilt raised bands, fine panels with 'country sport' centre tools and gilt top edge. Illustrations by John Sturgess.

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  • COUNTRY PURSUITS IN APPROPRIATE AND SPLENDID HALF RED CALF
    Cross Country. by THORNBURY, Walter
    THORNBURY, Walter
    Cross Country.

    London: Sampson Low, 1861. Half calf, 7.5 inches tall. A lovely binding with gilt raised bands, fine panels with 'country sport' centre tools and gilt top edge. Engraved frontispiece.

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  • FINE HALF CALF WITH FIELD SPORT CENTRE TOOLS
    Stable Practice: or, hints on training for the turf, the chase and the road. by CECIL
    CECIL
    Stable Practice: or, hints on training for the turf, the chase and the road.

    London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1852. Half calf, 7 inches tall. A neat Victorian binding by Larkins with gilt raised bands, hunting centre tools, twin labels and gilt top edge. Foxing to the preliminaries.

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