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Country Pursuits & Agriculture

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Country Pursuits & Agriculture

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1 The Modern Land Steward in Which the Duties and Functions of Stewardship are Considered and Explained

H D Symonds & Others

1801, 1st Edition: 8vo, Half-Leather: Good, 
Original half-calf with marbled boards, outer upper hinge beginning to split and leather worn and rubbed at edges, boards front and rear rubbed, 415pp, slight damp damage, bookplates to front pastedown and fep, internally clean and binding tight. X010552 
Price: 140.00 GBP
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Rum 'uns to Follow : Memories of seventy years in the Shires, 'A Melton Roughrider' (pseud. Dick Heathen)
2 Rum 'uns to Follow : Memories of seventy years in the Shires
'A Melton Roughrider' (pseud. Dick Heathen)
Country Life

1934, 1st: Large 8vo, Cloth: VG, 
Memories of 70 years with the Leicestershire Hunts (Quorn, Pytchey, Fernie) by Dick Heathen. xvi+171pp, illustrations from The Tatler, Vanity Fair etc. . VG clean copy in green cloth/gilt boards, slight wear to head of spine. Prsentation copy from Guy Paget who wrote the forward to the sporting artist Lionel Edwards 016989 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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3 History of the Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland with Notices of Anterior Societies For the Promotion of Agriculture in Scotland
Alexander Ramsay
William Blackwood & Sons

1879, 8vo, Cloth: Good+, 
Original black cloth with gilt titling, spine faded, 592pp, some uncut. Original cloth, worn on edges an dspine X010487 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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4 Hunting Reminiscences
Alfred E Pease
W Thacker & Co

1898, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: Good, 
Original red cloth and black titling, boards slightly marked, corners bumped, spine slightly pulled, 271pp, illustrated, frontispiece loose, . X003833 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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5 General View of the Agriculture of the County of Lincolnshire [1813]
Arthur Young
AUGUSTUS M KELLEY

1970, Facsimile: 8vo, Hardcover: VG, VG
Original cloth and dustwrapper, a facsimile of the original second edition published in 1813, 490pp. X009988 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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6 The Rabbit Skin Cap : A Tale of a Norfolk Countryman's Youth
Baldry George
Collins

1950, 2nd: Small 4to, Cloth: VG, Good+
Classic account of life in rural Norfolk in the late 19th Century. Edited by Liliad Rider Haggard and illustrated by Edward Seago. 255pp. VG clean copy (old ownership name to front end-paper) in original oatmeal cloth. The rarely seen dw is largely complete but with edge wear and a little loss to spine ends. 014131 
Price: 29.00 GBP
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Folk, Fish and Fun, Balfour Harold
7 Folk, Fish and Fun
Balfour Harold
Terence Dalton Ltd
0900963859 / 9780900963858
1978, 1st: 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG-
The Author's memoirs of fishing around the world. 1406pp, illustrated. VG clean copy in dust wrapper- spine faded. Signed by Author to title page (as 'Balfour of Inchrye') 017251 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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The Stalking Letters and Sketches of V.R. Balfour-Browne, Balfour-Browne V R
8 The Stalking Letters and Sketches of V.R. Balfour-Browne
Balfour-Browne V R
Antony Atha Publishers
0904475239 / 9780904475234
1978, 1st: Landscape 4to, Quarter Leather: Fine, 
Balfour-Brownes (pseud. Vincent Robert Stewart Ramsey) letters plus his many sketches of deer and related wildlife from the first half of the 20th century, plus some colour plates of his paintings. 131pp. Limited edition copy 215/950. Quarter leather over brown cloth/gilt boards with matching slipcase. Fine copy, just a little minor wear to slipcase. 016992 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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A Fenman's Story, Barrett W H
9 A Fenman's Story
Barrett W H
ROUTLEDGE & KEGAN PAUL

1965, 1st: 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG
Autobiography of this Fenland writer. 166pp. VG clean copy, slight spotting to edges, in VG dust wrapper 015449 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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A Hundred Grand Nationals, Bird T H
10 A Hundred Grand Nationals
Bird T H
COUNTRY LIFE

1937, 1st: Small 4to, Cloth: VG-, 
Account of the first 100 years of this great Steeplechase. 204pp, illustrated. Contnets VG, just a little scattered spotting, old bookplate to front end-paper. Original grren cloth boards, a little wear and rubbing to edges, slight marking, but still a nice copy. 017008 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Hounds of the World, Buchanan-Jardine John
11 Hounds of the World
Buchanan-Jardine John
Grayling Books
0906839009 / 9780906839003
1979, Limited Edition: Small 4to, Cloth: VG, VG-
Comprehensive study of all the breeds of hounds employed for hunting in England, France and America. 233pp, 20 colour plates. VG copy in green cloth boards. Dustwrapper a little edge worn and slightly spotted to rear. Limited edition copy 198/600 signed by the Author. 016994 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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The Modern Shotgun (3 Volume Set), Burrard Gerald
12 The Modern Shotgun (3 Volume Set)
Burrard Gerald
Herbert Jenkins

8vo, Cloth Covered Boards: VG, 
Nice set of the standard work on Shotguns and their cartridges. Vol.1 1959, 4th edition, Vol.2 1955, 3rd edition, Vol.3 1960, 5th edition - 242+327+512pp, illustrated all in uniform blue cloth boards, VG clean set. UK postage £6.95. 016690 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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The Flyfisher's : an Anthology to Mark the Centenary of the Flyfishers' Club 1884-1984, Chance Jack & Paget Julian
13 The Flyfisher's : an Anthology to Mark the Centenary of the Flyfishers' Club 1884-1984
Chance Jack & Paget Julian
The Flyfishers' Club

1984, 1st: Large 8vo, Cloth: VG, 
Centenary publication privately produced for the members. 168pp. VG copy, a little spotting to edges, in original cloth boards (not issued with dust wrapper). 017095 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Tales of Pink and Silk, Collins George E
14 Tales of Pink and Silk
Collins George E
Vinton & Co

1900, 1st: 8vo, Decorative Cloth: VG, 
Hunting stories with 12 plates by Jalland. 136pp, colour frontis. Origonal decorative red/gilt boards, a little minor wear to extremities, spine dulled. Contents VG, Inscibed by Author, previous owners signature to half-title. 014746 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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15 Rural Sports (4 Volume set)
Daniel William B
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown

1812, 4to, Full-Leather: VG-, 
Complete in four uniform vols. including supplementary vol. (1813). Quarto (10" x 8"), full calf (tan), the boards with heavy gilt decoration and dentelles. Spines have four wide raised bands, the whole being intricately decorated with plain and gilt tooling. Each has three red leather labels giving title, author & vol. E.ps. and page edges marbled. Eng. title, printed title, dedication, contents, list of plates, pref., advert. 483 pp., abbreviations. Illus. with 20 eng. plates (incl. title). - Title, contents, list of plates, 445 pp. Illus. with 20 eng. plates (incl. title) - Title, contents, list of plates, 378 pp., index. Illus. with 32 eng. plates [the one listed as 'title page' actually precedes this; two follow p. 328.] - Frontispiece, eng. title., dedication, advert., list of plates, subscribers, 507 pp., index. Illus. with 14 eng. plates [being the 5 called for & 9 extras bound together at end of vol.] - Heraldic bookplates (of one Joseph Thorp) to front paste-downs. Ex dono bookplates (from Philip G. Laver, F.S.A. to Essex Archaeological Society) to f.f.e.ps. Association letter tipped into front of supplementary vol. - A fine set, the covers being a little worn in places (slight loss), the text very clean and the binding very sound. Hinges somewhat tender. pp. 432, 433, 440 & 448 in supp. vol. somewhat discoloured. - Four vols. in total (three numbered plus one supplementary) containing a total of eighty-six plates. X019637 
Price: 600.00 GBP
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Here Lies My Story, De Courcy-Parry C N
16 Here Lies My Story
De Courcy-Parry C N
Grayling Books

1981, Reprint: 8vo, Card: VG-, 
Autobiography of this well-known huntsman and author (under the pseudonym 'Dalesman'). 272pp, illustrated. VG clean copy in card covers, slight spotting to edge, covers a little spotted. Inscription to half-title signed by author both under his name and as 'Dalesman'. 017145 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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17 Tours in England & Wales [selected from the Annals of Agriculture] By Arthur Young
Ed H L Beales
London School of Economics and Political Science

1932, 1st Edition: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, Card Cover: Very Good, 
Plain card covers with title label to front, some discolouring to covers, 330pp, being No 14 in a series of reprints of scarce tracts in economic and political science. X008105 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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18 Exmoor National Park, National Park Plan
Exmoor National Park Committee
Exmoor National Park Committee
0906421004 / 9780906421000
1978, 1st Edition: 4to, Card Cover: Very Good, 
Illustrated stapled card covers, 96pp, illustrated with plans, maps and photographs. X008120 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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19 Every Man His Own Farrier and Cattle Doctor (2 works in one.)
Francis Clater
Milner & Company

8vo, Cloth: Good, 
Original blue cloth with gilt titling and black decoration, two works in one, the first printed title being Every Man his own Horse and Cow Doctor, 291pp, and the second being Every Man his own Cattle Doctor, 216pp, some fading to spine and top of the same slightly pulled. X015699 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Harry Ferguson : Inventor and Pioneer, Fraser Colin
20 Harry Ferguson : Inventor and Pioneer
Fraser Colin
JOHN MURRAY
0719526604 / 9780719526602
1973, 1st (reprint): 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG
Biography of the great Ulster engineer and busnessman, best remebered for his iconic and revolutionary tractors. 294pp, illustrated. VG clean copy in dust wrapper 016857 
Price: 19.00 GBP
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21 Hunting Poems
G J Whyte-Melville
T N Foulis

1911, 1st Edition: 8vo, Cloth: Good, 
Original red cloth with gilt titling and decoration, spine sunned, corners bumped, 139pp, gilt to top edge, otherwise rough cut, illustrated with black and white vignettes and with 16 illustrations in colour by G D Giles. X002207 
Price: 9.50 GBP
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22 Their Village
Gavin-Brown Wilfred
Ludgate Press Ltd

1958, 1st: Small 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG
129pp. Taking its title from Mitford's Our Village, this delightful semi-fictional countryside memoir is scarce. Clean unmarked copy, signed on front end-paper by author, in a VG wrapper (light marks on back only) X020187 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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23 Days Stolen for Sport
Geen Philip
T Werner Laurie

1907, 1st Edition: 8vo, Cloth: Good, 
Original blind-stamped blue cloth with gilt titling, edges rubbed, contnets noticably foxed, binding a little pulled. xii+303pp, illustrated. Owner's signature to fep. X004227 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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The Ford Tractor Story Part One : Dearborn to Dagenham 1917-64, Gibbard Stuart
24 The Ford Tractor Story Part One : Dearborn to Dagenham 1917-64
Gibbard Stuart
Old Pond Publishing
0953365107 / 9780953365104
1998, 1st: 4to, Glazed Boards: VG, 
Well illustrated history of Ford tractors in the UK up to 1964. 192pp. VG copy in glazed boards. 013524 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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25 Poems of the Chase
Graham Sir Reginald
Arthur I Humphreys

1912, 8vo, Cloth: Good+, 
Original green cloth with gilt titling and lining, old damp staining to edges of boards , 135pp, with handwritten verse and inscription on fep. X012456 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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26 Empire Big Game
Gunn, Hugh (editor)
Simpkin, Marshall , Hamilton, Kent & Co Ltd

1925, 1st: Small 4to, Cloth: VG-, 
Original grey cloth with gilt titling and tipped in colour illustration of a stag to upper board, corners a little frayed. 229pp plus 3 appendices, Deer Forests of Scotland, The Blighty Industries Association [Disabled Servicemen] and The Light Side of Sport, illustrated. Generally a decent copy, spotting to edges and some scattered foxing, mainly to prelims. X004212 
Price: 49.00 GBP
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27 The Ruffed Grouse
Hall Henry Marion
Oxford University Press

1946, 1st Edition: 4to, Cloth: VG, Good +
91pp, illustrated with b/w drawings and full page colour. Near VG copy (slight foxing to prelims) in edge worn dw with closed tears. X003363 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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All Thanks to His Grace : A History of The Easton Harriers 1862-1986, Harvey Bridget
28 All Thanks to His Grace : A History of The Easton Harriers 1862-1986
Harvey Bridget
Easton Harriers Hunt

1986, 1st: Large 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG
Well illustrated history of this Suffolk Hunt. 220pp. VG copy in dust wrapper, signed by Author to title poage 016990 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Sportsman's Pocket Book, Hawker Peter
29 The Sportsman's Pocket Book
Hawker Peter
Antony Atha Publishers
0904475263 / 9780904475265
1980, 1st Thus: 8vo, Quarter Leather: VG, 
Reprint of a little known work of 1801 on games birds and shooting. 127pp, illustrated. Limited edition copy 215/500. VG clean copy in quarter leather over brown cloth boards as issued. 016991 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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The Hunting Basset, Hindle David
30 The Hunting Basset
Hindle David
David Hindle
0947805400 / 9780947805401
2008, 1st: 8vo, Hard Cover: Fine, Fine
History of the Masters of Basset Hounds Association. 189pp, well illustrated Limited edition copy 266/300, signed by Author. Fine copy in dust wrapper. 017009 
Price: 33.00 GBP
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