London: Seeley, Service, 1936. 45 illustrations. 255pp., 8vo, cloth, corners bumped. London: Seeley, Service & Co., (1936). A very good copy. the Lonsdale Library Colume XXII.
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Wetumpka: Wetumpka Printing, 1941. Compiled by Workers of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Alabama. illus. 42pp. 8vo, printed wrappers. (Wetumpka, Alabama: Wetumpka Printing, 1941). First Edition. vg.
London. View. Engraving with original hand coloring. Page measures 12" x 15.75". Hunt scene engraved by Henry Thomas Alken (1785-1851), circa 1820. Light scattered foxing in the margins.
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......
Camden: Premier, 1985. Frontis. plus 25 other black-and-white photographs. xxvi + 218pp., 8vo, full leather, a.e.g.; some loss of gilt bordering on front cover. Camden: Premier Press, 1985. A very good (+) copy. One of three thousand numbered copies.
Tinted lithograph. Image measures 13" x 16.75". In this print, a red deer, one of the largest deer species, is chased by two deer hounds, one which leaps in unison with the larger animal. The comparably small size of the dogs showcases the large size of the deer, which looks down at his pursuer with a wide eye full of a palpable sense of fear. The print, published circa 1840, is in good condition with minor stains. Wear to the...
London. Tinted lithograph. Image measures 12.5" x 16.75". In this print, a young and old fallow buck lay in a grassy field, with the young buck, distinguishable by his spots, resting his head on the stomach of the older deer. Fallow deer are native to Europe, and the sight is one that would not have been uncommon in the countryside of England, where the print was likely published circa 1840. The deer's antlers and fur have been rendered with exquisite...
London. Tinted lithograph. Image measures 11.5" x 14.5". This print contains four views of deer, both alone and in groups. Clockwise from left: a buck with two does near a lake; a buck with two fawns by a haystand; a young buck lying in the fores; and a buck reclined against a rock. The print, published circa 1840, is in good condition with minor stains. Wear to the margins not affecting the image.
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.
London: Longmans, 1892. Illustrated. Short thick 8vo, beautifully bound in a full tree calf prize binding from Monkton Combe School with ornate gilt-tooled spine (light scattered foxing; a few ink stains on the fore-edge, otherwise a near fine copy). London: Longmans Green, 1892. A new edition.
New York: Winchester Press. Color and b/w photo Illus. 4to, red cloth, d.w. lightly soiled. (New York): Winchester Press, n.d., circa 1979).
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. (edgeworn and with a few chips). New York: Viking Press, (1965). First American edition of the author's first photo book. Ownership inscription on front endpaper, still a very good copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper.
London: Albion PRess, 1810. 8 plates including one folding + frontispiece and engraved half title. 314 pages, 8vo, full polished calf, gilt spine with black leather label, hinges reinforced. London: Albion Press, 1810. Very good (+). Previous owner's crested bookplate.
Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1936. 73 plates in aquatone by the author. 4to, full vellum, pictorially stamped in gilt. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1936. Limited Edition. A very good copy. DeLuxe Edition, containing an original signed etching, limited to 135 signed copies.
London: Chapman and Hall, 1860. Illustrated by Theodore Horschelt. xiii + 446pp., 8vo, gilt-lettered 3/4 red leather over cloth. London: Chapman and Hall, 1860. A very good (+) copy.
Tours: AlfredMame, 1887. Souvenirs d'une Mission Officielle Remplie en 1880-1881. Frontis., maps, black and white engravings, 400pp., 4to, gilt-pictorial cloth, a.e.g.; (cover worn, foxed). Tours: Alfred Mame, 1887. First Edition. Very good (+).
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: Living Books, 1966. Illustrated. 8vo, cloth, edge-worn d.w. New York: Living Books, (1966). Very good in a very good(-) dust wrapper.
New York: 1955. With b/w photos. Short 8vo, cloth, d.w. New York, (1955).
New York: Winchester Press, 1976. Illustrated with over 700 photographs, including 44 in color. 254 pages. 4to, cloth, d.w. (lightly chipped at head of spine). New York: Winchester Press, (1976). Very good.
Calcutta: Thacker, 1928. 669 pages + advertisements. thick oblong 8vo, green cloth backed boards. Calcutta & Simla: Thacker, Spink, 1928. Seventh Edition. Very good (+).
New York: Arco, 1960. Ed. by Larry Eisinger. Illus. 8vo, tan cloth, d.w. lightly soiled, otherwise very good. New York: Arco Publishing, (1960).
Garden City: 1963. Photographs by N. Brown. Two-toned cloth, d.w. Garden City, N.Y., 1963.
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 also signed in pencil.