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BACON, Robert L.
Secrets of Professional Turf Betting.
New York: Amerpub Company, [1956]..
8vo. pp. v, 282. cloth (spine discoloured & corners rubbed). Third Printing.
$150 USD                          Book Number: aly584                         Order / Enquire

BAYLISS, Marguerite F.
Bolinvar.Illustrated by Robert Ball.
New York: Derrydale Press, 1937..
2 Volumes. 8vo. pp. 5 p.l., 217; 5 p.l., [219]-417. with half-titles. 12; plates (incl. 2 frontis., all as called for on plate lists). original cloth (spines faded). slipcase (worn). First Edition, Limited to 950 Copies. Podeschi 443. Siegel 112.
$205 USD                          Book Number: SYLliBAY60                         Order / Enquire

[BEAUFOY, Henry].
Scloppetaria: Or Considerations On The Nature And Use Of Rifled Barrel Guns, With Reference To Their Forming The Basis Of a Permanent System Of National Defence, Agreeable To The Genius Of The Country. By A Corporal Of Riflemen.
London: Printed by C.Roworth For T.Egerton, 1808..
8vo. pp. xxiv, 251, [5]index, [1]plate list, [1 leaf]errata. 13 engraved plates (9 listed; the last mounted). lacking the frontis. of a rifleman. contemporary half calf, gilt back (heavily rubbed, edges worn). First Edition of "the first book in English on target rifle shooting." (Encyc. Britannica) Including chapters on projectiles in general, objects of the rifle in particular, the theory of spiral motion, qualities of the rifle, the history of the rifle, construction and perfections of the rifle (barrel, patent plug or breech, touch hole, lock, sights, ramrod), appendages (gun powder, balls, patch and stopple, target), mode of using the rifle (loading, taking aim, cleaning), emulative distinctions, precautions before a match, and dress.
$450 USD                          Book Number: elala4804                         Order / Enquire

[BECKFORD, Peter] [1740-1811].
Thoughts On Hunting, A Series Of Familiar Letters To A Friend.
London: Printed For Sherwood, Neely, And Jones, [1820]..
8vo. pp. xi, 321, [1] + [18]ads. with half-title. engraved frontis. & folding engraved plan of a dog kennel. title within wood-engraved border & several wood-engraved text illus., some by Thomas Bewick Uncut in original bds. (spine defective, covers detached, book block split in 2, some foxing to frontis. & several leaves. "What Beckford wrote about foxhunting in 1781 is most of it applicable to those problems with which a Master of Fox Hounds, or Huntsman is confronted today.his precepts will remain true as long as foxhunting lasts.' (Higginson, p. 24) ".the corner-stone of a huntsman's library." (Gee) Some of the text illustrations were executed by Thomas Bewick, the one on p. 149 having previously appeared on the title-page of the 1810 edition. Hugo 427. Slater p. 123. cfGee p. 8. cfHigginson Smith p. 402. cfPodeschi 64. cfRothschild 350.
$308 USD                          Book Number: "ECou[BE92                         Order / Enquire

[BECKFORD, Peter] [1740-1811].
Thoughts On Hunting. In A Series Of Familiar Letters To A Friend.
Sarum [Salisbury]: Printed By E.Easton, Sold by P.Elmsly, B.Law, J.Robson. 1784..
small 4to. pp. 7 p.l., 360. with half-title. engraved frontis. by F.Bartolozzi after C.B.Cipriani (Diana preparing for the chase) & 2 engraved plates (incl. 1 plan) of kennels. contemporary calf, rebacked (hinges strengthened, extremities worn, some light foxing, light dampstain to extreme edges of plates). Third Edition. "What Beckford wrote about foxhunting in 1781 is most of it applicable to those problems with which a Master of Fox Hounds, or Huntsman is confronted today.his precepts will remain true as long as foxhunting lasts.' (Higginson, p. 24) ".the corner-stone of a huntsman's library." (Gee) See Slater p. 123 (citing date '1796'). cfGee p. 8. cfHigginson Smith p. 402. cfPodeschi 64. cfRothschild 350.
$666 USD                          Book Number: SECou[BE97                         Order / Enquire

Practical Fly-Fishing founded on nature.A New Edition with a memoir of the Author by W.G.Collingwood.Also Additional Notes And A Chapter On Char Fishing by A. and A.R.Severn.
London: Methuen and Co., 1893..
12mo. pp. xxii, [2], 54, [1 leaf]. with half-title. title in red & black with woodcut border. 1 text illus. modern cloth. Hampton p. 14. cfRobb p. 207.
$100 USD                          Book Number: elala2803                         Order / Enquire

BERNERS, Dame Juliana [b. 1388?].
The Boke Of Saint Albans.Containing Treatises On Hawking, Hunting, And Cote Armour: Printed At Saint Albans By The Shoolmaster-Printer In 1486 Reproduced In Facsimile With an Introduction by William Blades.
London: Elliot Stock, 1905..
4to. pp. 32, [ff. 92]. with half-title. Uncut & partly unopened in original stiff wrs. (dust-wrapper badly chipped).
$179 USD                          Book Number: SRNeBERN43                         Order / Enquire

Practical Letters To Sea Fishers.Popular Unabridged Edition, Revised.
London: Horace Cox, [1902]..
8vo. pp. xii, 342, [12]ads. numerous plates & text illus. title vignette. original cloth, photographic illus. mounted on upper cover. cfHampton p. 16. cfRobb p. 207.
$87 USD                          Book Number: SCKacBIC90                         Order / Enquire

BLAKEY, Robert.
Angling Or How To Angle, And Where To Go.
London & New York: George Routledge & Sons, [c1900]..
16mo. pp. 2 p.l., 188. 8 plates (incl. frontis.). ads on endleaves. disbound (some pencil scoring). cfHampton p. 17. cfRobb p. 207. cfStarkman & Read p. 64.
$40 USD                          Book Number: elala2807                         Order / Enquire

BOGARDUS, Adam H[enry] [1834-1913].
Field, Cover, And Trap Shooting.Embracing Hints For Skilled Marksmen.Edited By Charles J.Foster.
New York: J.B.Ford & Company, 1874..
12mo. pp. 1 p.l., 343 + [22]ads. engraved frontis. portrait. 1 full-page illus. original gilt-stamped cloth (cloth spotted & extremities frayed, light foxing to frontis.). First Edition. The author was a champion trap shooter. His work includes sections on guns and their proper charges, flight and resorts of water fowl, shooting grouse, quail, plover, ducks, geese, cranes, swans, wild turkey, deer, the art of shooting on the wing, breeding and breaking of dogs, &c. Gee p. 68.
$150 USD                          Book Number: elala3041                         Order / Enquire

BOWERS, G[eorgina] [fl. 1866-1880].
Hollybush Hall. Open House In An Open Country.
[London]: Bradbury, Evans, & Co., [1870]..
oblong 4to. pp. 2 p.l., 29(descriptive letterpress), [1]ads. with half-title. 30 tinted wood-engraved plates (incl. hand-coloured title, 2 folding). original felt-backed pictorial bds. (recased, few stains & rubbing to covers, scattered light foxing). First Edition. Hollybush Hall takes a humorous look at a bachelor's house during the hunting season. The illustrator was an avid sportswoman and a successful caricaturist who worked for Punch. Higginson Smith p. 404.
$513 USD                          Book Number: SWEllBOW81                         Order / Enquire

BROWN, Kenneth.
The Medchester Club.Illustrated By W.Smithson Broadhead.
New York: Derrydale Press, [1938]..
8vo. pp. 6 p.l., 224. with half-title. 8 plates (incl. frontis.). original cloth. First Edition, Limited to 950 Copies. Podeschi 449. Siegel 134.
$154 USD                          Book Number: SOWeBROW73                         Order / Enquire

[Clarksdale, Mississippi: Buckingham Mint, Inc., 1986..
7 Volumes. 8vo. illus. original leatherette. matching slipcase. No. 709 of a the Second Buckingham Mint Limited Edition (Limitation not stated). Including 'Blood Lines Tales Of Shooting & Fishing', 'De Shootinest Gent'man', 'Game Bag Tales Of Shooting And Fishing', 'Hallowed Years', 'Mark Right! Tales Of Shooting & Fishing', 'Ole Miss', 'Tattered Coat'.
$300 USD                          Book Number: elala2810                         Order / Enquire

BUCKLAND, [Francis Trevelyan] [1826-1880].
Log-Book Of A Fisherman And Zoologist.
London: Chapman & Hall, 1875..
8vo. pp. xiv, [1 leaf], 407. with half-title. 4 wood-engraved plates (incl. frontis.). 24 text illus. original cloth (scuffed, extremities bit frayed). First Edition. Slater p. 75. Robb p. 208. cfHampton p. 20. cfStarkman & Read p. 67.
$154 USD                          Book Number: SCKg-BUC80                         Order / Enquire

BUND, J.W.Willis.
The Law Relating To The Salmon Fisheries Of England And Wales, As Amended By The Salmon Fishery Act, 1873, Incorporating The Bye-Laws, Statutes And Cases To November, 1876.
London: Butterworths, 1876..
12mo. pp. xii, 602, 18. index. original cloth (spine ends & label chipped, shaken, light foxing to outer leaves). Second Enlarged Edition. cfSweet & Maxwell II 48. cfWestwood & Satchell p. 252.
$250 USD                          Book Number: elala2812                         Order / Enquire

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