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All in the Game. Memoirs of the Ring and other Sporting Experiences.
London. Methuen & Co. 1935., 22cm, xii,322p., 8p.ads, frontis portrait (A.F. Bettinson 'Father of Modern Boxing'), 30 illustrations, green cloth, gilt spine titles, slightly musty and binding slight dust worn but a good sound working copy (s3.90. - The autobiography of an English sporting life particularly in the boxing. The author was a judge and referee for the National Sporting Club as well as boxing professionally. He describes many of the British boxing greats: Fitzsimmons, Driscoll, Jackson, Collins, May, Bowker - as well as writing of his Royal Air Force service in World War One in the Handley Page bomber.
$15.75 Book Number: 18879 Order / Enquire
Not Bad, Eh? Great Moments in Canadian Sports History.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Burnstown, Ontario. General Store Publishing. 1990., 24cm, 215p., illustrations from photographs, printed wraps, fine (cnds)
$20.00 Book Number: 21307 Order / Enquire
CRAWLEY, A. E.
London. Methuen. 1924., 16mo, 16.5cm., 5th edition, 112,8p., frontispiece and 7 black and white illustrations, green decorated blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles on slightly faded spine, cup mark on the upper cover, half of rear free end paper removed otherwise a very good copy (s3.9)
$7.00 Book Number: 10951 Order / Enquire
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Philadelphia. David McKay Company. nd., 19.5cm, 239p, illustrated with 32 pages of photographs and 69 diagrams, index, green cloth with gilt titles, jacket has chip out of front panel, otherwise a very good to fine copy in a very good jacket (s3.9)
$20.00 Book Number: 29216 Order / Enquire
Rowing and Track Athletics. Rowing by Samuel Crowther. Track Athletics by A rthur Ruhl.
New York. The Macmillan Company. 1905., 20.2cm, ix,449,2p., ads., frontis & 11 plates illustrations, index, origina l pebbled light green cloth, gilt titles and elaborate gilt decorations on the spine and upper cover, some light brown speckling on the spine otherwis e a very good to fine sound copy (tgc). - Primarily an American study with emphasis on collegiate athletics particularly Columbia, Cornell, Harvard, P rinceton and Yale Universities. Part of the American Sportsman's Library, e dited by Caspar Whitney.
|$105.00||Book Number: 18832||Order / Enquire|
DANIEL, William B.
Rural Sports. In Three Volumes.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. Longman, Hurst, Rees, & Orme. 1812., sm4to, 24cm, reprint of 1807 edition, in 3 volumes, [viii], 633, & 594 & 504,pp., index, decorated engraved title-pages, with 66 engraved plates (complete as listed), in contemporary full polished calf rebacked, blind and gilt decorations in the panels with the original double red and green labels relayed, wide gilt and blind decorated borders on the boards, gilt inner dentelles, gilt stag decoration on the covers, marbled endpapers and edges, some slight foxing on some plates, no printed title pages apparently as issued, a fine attractive bound set. (spg) ~ A very popular English sporting book of the early 1800's by the Reverend William Barker Daniel (1754-1833), noted as being a much more involved sportsman rather than in his calling as a cleric. Volume I has chapters on the hunting dog, fox, stag, hare, rabbit, martin, badger, otter and game laws. Volume II dedicated to fishing and fish of all kinds. Volume III involves the hunting of all kinds of birds, with chapters on retrievers, target shooting and guns. With an impressive collection of engravings particularly of dogs, fish and birds. Signed bindings "C. Sully, Bookbinder, Soho". With the fox-hunting book-plates of Viola T. Winmill (1891-1925) of Virginia: foxhunt rider, coach driver and race horse owner. A supplement was issued in 1813.
$1200.00 Book Number: 37229 Order / Enquire
DE BASTYAI, Lorant
The Sport of Falconry Hunting Bird From a Wild Bird.
Cumbreland, Rhode Island, U.S.A.: London. Pelham Books and Charles T. Branford Company. 1970., 22cm, second American edition, 173p., bibliography, index, illustrations, o riginal red cloth with gilt spine titles, white illustrated dust-jacket, a very good to fine copy in very good jacket (n3)
$65.00 Book Number: 20021 Order / Enquire
de GROOTE, Roger
Olympic Sports Official Album, Montreal 1976/ Sports Olympiques Album Officel.
Tenafly, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Montreal. Les Editions Martell. 1976., 4to. 30cm, 311p., numerous plates and illustrations, mainly in colour, red fabrikoid, very good to fine copy (s3.8)
$31.50 Book Number: 7952 Order / Enquire
de SANTANA, Hubert
Danby. Images of Sport.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Toronto. Amberley House Limited. 1978., Oblong 8vo. 23cm x 26cm, 64p., with 49 illustrations (32 colour), full brown fabrikoid simulated leather, gilt title on front, with six folio colour prints (30cm x36cm), in separate folder contained in specially made illustrated box which encase the book and contains the folder, fine in near fine sleeve box (s18). - A very attractive study of the Canadian artist, Ken Danby, noted for his sports watercolours. The 6 full-colour prints depict a different Olympic sport: Gymnast, High Jumper, Diver, Sculler, Sprinter, and Cyclist.
$25.00 Book Number: 26237 Order / Enquire
French Cars from 1920 to 1925.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. Frederick Warne. 1978., 22.5cm, first english translation, 197p., plates and illustrations from photographs, previous owner's inscription on the title page, blue laminate pictorial boards, a very good copy (s15)
$20.00 Book Number: 20377 Order / Enquire
Portneuf Pottery and Other Early Wares. / Poterie Portneuf et Autres Vaissellles Anciennes.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Toronto. Longman Canada. 1972., 4to, 28cm, 134p., with 74 plates and illustrations (some in colour), index, full tan linen, a fine copy in very good to fine jacket. (Agc).
$30.00 Book Number: 31108 Order / Enquire
The Wild-Fowler: A Treatise on Ancient and Modern Wild-fowling, Historical and Practical.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts. 1864., 8vo. 23cm, second edition, xxii,398,1p., ad., engraved frontis view &half-title with vignette and 11 engraved plates, 5 woodcuts, index,original pebbled green decorated cloth, gun dog in gilt on front,gilt spine titles & decoration, foxing to preliminaries & leafendings, very good to fine condition. ~ A major treatise onhunting wild-fowl with sections on all birds; decoys and capturing birds alive; shooting from various boats; and shooting inNorway, Orkney islands, Shetland Isles, St. Kilda, France, America(Lake Champlain), Persia, Russia, and India. First published in1859, he second edition has a new publisher but the author statesthat no alterations were necessary.
|$250.00||Book Number: 36796||Order / Enquire|
The Warwick Woodlands. With Introductory Chapters by Harry Worcester Smith.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Warwick, New York. The Warwick Valley Dispatch Press. 1921., 8vo. 21cm, xlviii,213,p., Limited to 100 numbered copies, this being #51, signed by Harry Worcester Smith, with 12 plates, text illustrations, original fine ribbed dark green cloth, gilt titles on black leather labels, fine (gar). ~ A facsimile reprint of Forester's "The Warwick Woodlands" edition of 1851. A memorial edition to author Henry William Herbert (pseud. Frank Forester) as Warwick and nearly Greenwood Lake, Orange County, New York were his favourite hunting grounds.
$150.00 Book Number: 38241 Order / Enquire
FORESTER, Frank (Henry M. Herbert)
My Shooting Box.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Philadelphia. Carey & Hart. 1846., 12mo, 18cm, The First Edition, 179,p., ad., engraved frontis plate & title-page vignette, 2 engraved plates, early rebinding in tan linen, with (original?) black leather spine label, very good sound condition (gar). ~ A novel of field sports by English novelist and sports writer, Henry M. Herbert (1807-1858), writing under the pseudonym, Frank Forester. The scarce first edition, first state, with rear ads and "matter" on page 35. The illustrations are also by Herbert.
$100.00 Book Number: 38242 Order / Enquire
FORSYTH, Captain J.
The Highlands of Central India. Notes on Their Forests and Wild Tribes, Natural History, and Sports.
London. Chapman and Hall. 1889., 8vo. 22.5cm, new edition, xi,475,p., with 6 colour chromlitho plates, title vignette, folding map, 11 plates and illustrations from engravings, appendices, original dark green cloth, gilt spine titles and decoration on the upper cover, library blind stamp on the title, faint call number removed, new endpapers, expertly restored, a very good to fine copy thus (tgc) An Indian classic. It is an informative account of the highlands of Central India between Calcutta and Bombay which divide Hindoostan of the North from the Deccan of South. Includes big game hunting in India, the Narbada valley, Mahadeo hills, aboriginal tribes, the teak region, tigers, elephants, Sal forest, wild buffalo. The appendixes includes information on the selection and treatment of elephants. Rules for sale and lease of waste lands, useful trees of the forests, vocabulary of local terms.
$262.49 Book Number: 15660 Order / Enquire