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The Canadian Handbook and Tourist's Guide. Giving a Description of Canadian Lake and RiverScenery and Places of Historical Interest, with the Best Spots forFishing and Shooting.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Montreal. Published by M. Longmoore & Co.1867., 12mo, 19.7cm, (2nd issue), 196,p., ads., mainly railwayads., with 8 mounted photographs by Notman, in the original blinddecorated dark green pebbled cloth, gilt spine titles and giltpictorial portrait of Cartier on the upper cover, in finecondition. Lande 2206. T.P.L. 4536. Sabin 82198. Morgan p349. Theeight photographic views included are: Old Trapper; - Montmorenci,Quebec; - On the Saguenay; - *Montreal Harbour with Victoria Bridgein distance. - Chaudiere, Ottawa; - *Indian Encampment; -Suspension Bridge, Niagara; - *Niagara. - Only two plates * asindicated above, are the same as the plates in the first edition of1886. These are clear impressions. "Longmoore's edition of TheCanadian handbook and tourist's guide, beautifully illustrated withNotman's photographs, with its emphasis on the best spots forfishing and hunting, brought new images of unspoiled scenes to whetthe appetites of the next generation of sportsmen, botanists,geologists and ornithologist's". Waterston, p130.
|$600.00||Book Number: 36819||Order / Enquire|
The Chase: to which is Annexed, Field Sports. With A Sketch of the Author's Life, including A Preface, Criticalans Explanatory and Some Annotations on the Text and Nature of the Poem. By Edward Topham.
[London]. Albion Press. 1804., 16mo. 15.8cm,xxxix,135,4p., ads., engraved vignette title page and 8 engraved platesincluding frontis, 8 engraved text illustrations & headers, in full treecalf, rebacked, black leather label, gilt title, gilt ruled borders onthe boards, contemporary owner's initials in gilt on the boards & withhis name on the title-page and interior bookplate, very good to fine copy(lt). - Originally published in 1802, an attractive copy of the Englishpoet's best known works. The "Chase", a long poem in praise of hunting,was printed in 1735 while "Field Sports", on hawking, was published in1742. William Somerville (1675-1742) lived on his estate inWorcestershire and field sports provided the primary subjects for hispoetry. The text vignette illustrations are reminiscent of Bewick. Theplates by John Sartorius are attractive hunting scenes.
|$100.00||Book Number: 15966||Order / Enquire|
SPORTS CATALOGUE]. Athletic Equipment
Fall and Winter Catalogue-1932. Made in Canada Athletic Goods. A.J. Reach, Wright & Ditson ofCanada, Limited. Brantford, Ontario. [Byshe & Co. , Ottawa, Ont.(Cover)].
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: (Brantford. The Company). 1932., 20.5cm, 64p., extensiveillustrations, illustrated wraps, fine. (spg) An extensive collectionof football (rugby), basketball, boxing, badminton, hockey, soccer,volley ball, lacross and table tennis equipment and supplies. With anextensive list of Canadian distributors.
$100.00 Book Number: 31652 Order / Enquire
The Cabinet of Natural History andAmerican Rural Sports with Illustrations.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Barre, Massachusetts.Imprint Society. 1973., 4to. 29cm, 130p., No.1526 of a limited editionof 1950 copies, 3 facsimile title-pages with vignettes, 56 plates (12in colour), quarter green linen backed illustrated boards, in slip-casewith printed label, spine lightly sunned, (stamping clear), else both arevery good to fine (gar) ~ An abridged text reprint of the originalthree volumes published 1830 to 1834. Illustrations by Charles WilsonPeale and Thomas Doughty. With an Introduction giving a history andsignificance of the book by Wilson G. Duprey.
|$30.00||Book Number: 35811||Order / Enquire|
A Treatise on Field Diversions. By, A Gentleman of Suffolk: A Staunch Sportsman.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Yarmouth. Printed by M. Meggy, Quay. 1824., 16mo, 17cm, second edition, ,146,p., engraved frontis, rebound in qeuarter maroon morocco, crushed red leather lable, maroon cloth boards, frontis toned with some transfer, very good to fine ~ First published in 1776, this is the second edition of the reprint of 1823 published "at the suggestion of several sporting characters of the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk". [Sub-titled] Shewing: 1. The nature of various kinds of dogs in use for the gun and net. 2. The most rational and perfect method of training and breaking them. 3. The theory of gun-barrels. 4. The most useful instructions to young sportsmen for speedily acquiring the art of shooting - containing also, other matters of great nicety and utility in the sporting way.
|$400.00||Book Number: 35930||Order / Enquire|
VAN VLIET, M. L. (Ed.)
Physical Education in Canada.
Scarborough, Canada. Prentice-Hall of Canada, Ltd. 1965., 23.5cm, vi,328p., appendices, index, original blue cloth with gilt spine ti tles, blue dust-jacket, a very good copy in very good jacket (eds)
$17.50 Book Number: 19643 Order / Enquire
WALSINGHAM, Lord & Ralph Payne-Gallwey
Shooting. Field and Covert. With illustrations by A.J. Stuart-Wortley, Harp
London. Longmans, Green and Co., 1889., 19cm, 3rd edition, revised, xv,357p., numerous plates and illustrations from engravings, in the original cloth deocrated pictorial brown cloth, blackand silver stamped block titles, foxed, a very good sound copy (s3.7).
$52.50 Book Number: 18768 Order / Enquire
WHITING, Colin F.
Cricket in Eastern Canada.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Montreal. Colmur Co. 1963., 8vo, 20cm, 397p., text illustrations, red cloth, a fine copy in very good to fine complete jacket (s3.4).
$75.00 Book Number: 29502 Order / Enquire
With The British Bowlers in Canada 1906. A Historyof a Famous Tour With Descriptive Sketches of Many of the Players, andMost of the Towns Visited. To Which is Added a Lecture Delivered To TheParkhead Literary Society Entitlted "Canada, and the Canadians As I Sawthem". With Photos of several members of both teams, British andCanadian.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Glasgow. D. Gilfillan & Co. [1906.], 21.5cm, the firstedition, 262p., ads, gilt and black stamped decorated wine cloth, a finecopy. (Cdn)
$100.00 Book Number: 34182 Order / Enquire
YEW, Wei (Compiled & Edited by)
The Olympic Image. The First 100 Years.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Edmonton. Quon Editions. 1996., 33cm, 448p., with hundreds of colour illustrations, paper over boards (hardcover), a fine copy (scs)
$100.00 Book Number: 27036 Order / Enquire
ZEIGLER, Earle F.
A History of Physical Education & Sport in the United States and Canada. (Selected Topics).
Champaign, Ill. Stiples Publishing Company. 1975., 8vo. 22.5cm, xiii,537p., index, typescript, bibliography, stiff printed green wraps, very good to fine (ds25.1).
$24.50 Book Number: 14590 Order / Enquire
[HALL, Herbert Hall]
The Sportsman and His Dog: or, Hints on Sporting. /Together With\ Scottish Sports and Pastimes.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. John and Daniel A. Darling, 1850/1851. 17cm, vi,205 & 264pp., In One Volume, engraved frontis illustrations and 11 steel engraved plates, in the original wavy grain blind decorated green cloth, expertly restored, a fine copy thus (tgc) Two volumes in one on hunting in England and Scotland. In an anecdotal style.
$105.00 Book Number: 6159 Order / Enquire