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London: Ackermann, 1851. Engraved extra title & 18 fine colored aquatint plates after Alken and Rawlins. Tall 8vo, green 3/4 levant, marbled boards, gilt-paneled spine, g.t. London: Ackermann, 1851. Near fine. Third Edition of this classic of British hunting, racing, shooting, etc., handsomely bound (slight wear at one joint). This edition includes the 13pp. "Brief Memoir of Nimrod," by R. S. Surtees.
Paris: Emile Hazan, 1952. Handsomely illustrated by Baron Karl Reille with 13 color plates. 181 pages with text in French. Tall 8vo, pictorial wrappers, very slightly edgeworn and sunned. Paris: Emile Hazan, 1952. A very good(+) copy. Limited edition - number 1265 of 1400 copies sur Chiffon de Rives (total edition of 1500).
New York: Viking, 1965. Text and photos by Beard. Illustrated with many handsomely printed photogravure plates and figures, along with some others in color. 256 pages. 4to, gilt-lettered gray cloth, pictorial d.w. (price-clipped, and with one chip at foot and several tiny tears at edges. New York: Viking Press, (1965). First American edition of the author's first photo book. A fine copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper.
London: Longmans, 1889. Frontispiece & numerous other black & white illustrations by G.D. Giles and John Sturgess. 462pp., first few pages foxed, small thick 4to, handsomely rebound in 3/4 dark blue crushed moroco, marbled boards, t.e.g., untrimmed. London: Longmans, Green, 1889. Limited Edition. Very good (+) The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes. One of only 250 numbered copies of the Large Paper Edition.
London: Hurst and Blackett, 1865. Colored frontispiece portraits, completely extra-illustrated with about 40 mezzotints, lithographs, steel engravings of landscapes, portraits, and sporting subjects, a few in color. 2 vols. 8vo, red 1/2 morocco. London, 1865. Near Fine. Memoirs of the eminent 19th century sportsman and gallant.
London: Seeley, Service, 1929. Illustrated with over 90 photographic plates. 288pp. Tall thick 8vo, full red morocco, untrimmed edges, partially unopened pages (a bit edgeworn; front joint dry and starting). London: Seeley, Service, 1929. A very good copy, internally fine. The Lonsdale Library of Sports, Games & Pastimes. One of only 360 numbered copies signed by the author. The colored frontispiece is signed by the artist, Lionel Edwards.
West Hartford: Countryman Press, 1945. Introduction by J. P. Holman. Etched frontispiece, 6 color plates, and numerous text drawings, all by Clark. 101 pages. Tall 8vo, original red boards with black leather spine; board slipcase with pictorial label; worn. West Hartford, Vermont: Countryman Press, (1945). Leather spine is just a bit dry, still a very good copy in a very good(-) slipcase. Special Edition, number 52 of 150 deluxe large paper copies, each signed by Clark. The etched frontispiece is.....
McLean, VA: Percy Crosby, 1933. 49 plates, including 6 in color, hand-tipped. Folio, green cloth; light wear to spine. McLean, Virginia: Percy Crosby, (1933). Very good (+). Introduction by Walter M. Grant. Skillful and expressive drawings, watercolors, paintings, and lithographs of polo, football, boxing, swimming, riding, etc. Limited edition, number 84 of 1000 copies, with Crosby's signature at limitation page.
London: Richard Bentley, 1860. With Notices of Customs and Countries from the Elephant Haunts of the Dehra Doon, to the Bunchowr Tracks in Eternal Snow. Folding map, 4 tinted lithographs, 2 illustrations, 318pp., small 8vo, full polished calf, gilt- decorated borders on covers, heavily gilt spine, raised bands, red leather spine label, (edges lightly rubbed), marbled edges. . London: Richard Bentley, 1860. First Edition. Very Good (+). Presentation copy, signed "From the Author" on blank page after the flyleaf...