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London: Seeley, Service & Co. Limited, 1950. With contributions by James Andrews, M.C., M.B., T. Clifford Bland, Robert Blockey, Robin Farmiloe, Robin Harrison, John Inge, Christopher Lee-Elliott, Alastair McArthur, Douglas Service, and Michael Shephard. 63 illustrations. 352pp. 8vo, two-toned cloth. London: Seeley, Service & Co. Limited, (1950). Bumped corner, but still a near fine copy. Volume 29 of The Lonsdale Library of Sports, Games & Pastime. Founded by The Right Hon. The Earl of Lonsdale, K.G., G.C.V.O., D.L....
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.
London: Longmans, 1891. 376 pages. small 8vo, polished brown calf school prize binding, ornately gilt spine with red leather spine label, marbled edges and endpapers. London: Longmans, 1891. Near fine. Baker notes Ceylon's great natural resources and relics of former prosperity, contrasting this past grandeur with the colonial era.
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).
Garden City: Doubleday, 1977. Black & white photographic illustrations and drawings throughout. 275 pages. Square 4to, glossy pictorial wrappers. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, (1977). Revised and updated edition. Endpapers and covers lightly toned, small tear at front hinge. A very good(+) copy.
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: Edward Arnold, 1927. Frontispiece. 17 black and white photo illustrations, 296pp., 8vo, original burgundy cloth. London: Edward Arnold & Co., 1927. Second Impression. Very good (+). This work is largely taken from the author's diaries and notes compiled while observing wild animals as a Forest Service worker in India.
New York: Putnam, 1929. With 60 illustrations and a map. xv, 281 pages. Thick 8vo, gilt-lettered red cloth (spine lightly sunned and a touch worn at ends). New York: G.P. Putnam's, 1929. Second impression. Lacking the front free endpaper and paper hinge re-glued, else a very good(+) solid copy. "Approved by the Boone & Crockett Club"
Paris: Gallimard, 1937. Illustrated in black and white. 282 pages. Small 4to, blue cloth-backed decorative boards, tattered d.w. Paris: Gallimard, (1937). Binding toned with some wear -- still internally clean and tight. A very good(+) copy in a poor dust wrapper. Forty-eight inserts from the engravings of Cabinet des Estampes de la Bibliotheque Nationale.
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.....
London: Lawrence and Bullen, 1902. Edited by L. J. Bathurst. Lovely sepia illustrations by E. Caldwell. Small 4to, brown cloth (rubbed), g.t; uncut, cover toned and a bit stained, damp-stains to top margins of many pages. London: Lawrence and Bullen, 1902. A very good(-) copy. One of 1000 copies of the famous account, by the Dulverton surgeon, which first appeared in 1862, with an appendix describing remarkable runs and incidents connected with the chase from 1780- 1860...
Chicago: W. E. Dibble, 1890. Experiences of the Most Noted American Hunter, Trapper, Guide, Scout, and Indian Fighter Now Living. Many Illus. 473pp. + publisher's ad on last page. 8vo, original brown cloth with gilt and black decorations, text pages age-toned throughout, previous owner's ink inscription on front flyleaf and following blank page, old newspaper article on Dick Wootton pasted on blank page at end. Chicago: W. E. Dibble, 1890. First Edition. Very good Starting at Bent's Fort, Colorado in.....
New York: Derrydale, 1938. Foreword by Freeman Lloyd and illustrated by Marguerite Kirmse with 12 b/w plates of dogs. 160 pages. Tall 8vo, gilt-lettered black cloth. New York: Derrydale Press, (1938). Limited edition -- one of 950 printed, this one stamped "office copy." Pages a bit toned at edges, still a very good(+) copy.