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NORRIS, Charles C.
Eastern Upland Shooting. With Special Reference to Bird Dogs and Their Handling.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Philadelphia. J.B. Lippincott Company. 1946.,  8vo. 23cm, first edition, 408p., frontis & 28 illustrations, bibliography, index, illustrated endpapers, green illustrated cloth, gilt titles, fine in very good jacket (gar). ~ A "hunting bible". A prominent Philadelphia doctor, Charles C. Norris (b. 1876) made extensive hunting and fishing trips to Newfoundland and Labrador, hunted woodcock in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, and hunted quail in the American South.
$100.00    Book Number: 38006         Order / Enquire




NORRIS, Charles C.
Eastern Upland Shooting. With Special Reference to Bird Dogs and Their Handling.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Philadelphia. J.B. Lippincott Company. 1946.,  thick8vo. 23cm, first edition, 408p., with 28 plate illustrations, photos, bibliography, index, green illustrated cloth, gilt titles, photo illustrated endpapers, very good to fine in good to very good complete jacket (gar). - A "hunting bible". A prominent Philadelphia doctor, Charles C. Norris (b. 1876) made extensive hunting and fishing trips to Newfoundland and Labrador, hunted woodcock in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, and hunted quail in the American South.
$100.00    Book Number: 38044         Order / Enquire




O'NEIL, Alfred
Annals of Brechin Cricket, 1849-1927. Foreword by The Right Honourable The Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, G.C.V.O., Lord Lieutenant of Forfarshire.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Brechin. Black & Johnston. 1927.,  8vo, 22cm, first edition, xlv,313p., frontis & 14 plate illustrations, index, original fine grain light green linen, gilt titles and decoration, a fine copy (s3.4).
$150.00                          Book Number: 29501                         Order / Enquire



PENNINK, Frank
Homes of Sport Golf.
London. Peter Garnett Ltd. 1952.,  19cm, xiv,209p., illustrations, maps, original green cloth with silver spin e titles, light wear along the edges, a good to very good copy (S3.9)
$8.75                          Book Number: 19501                         Order / Enquire



SANDS, Ledyard
The Bird, the Gun and the Dog.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  New York.Carlyle House. 1939.,  4to. 27cm, xxix,494p., with 24 plates (6 incolour), glossary, bibliography, index, brick brown full fine grain booklinen, gilt spine and cover titles, fine in good only jacket (gar). ~Twelve books on one: hunting in New England, Western Plains, Maine, andCarolinas for grouse, quail, pheasants, woodcock, snipe, rail, ducks, geese, and swans. Illustrated by Courtenay Brandreth. Foreword by MajorCharles Askins.
$50.00    Book Number: 35891         Order / Enquire




SOMERVILLE, William
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



STEWART, Gail, (edited by)
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




SYMONDS, Barnabas].
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, [1],146,[1]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




TENNEY, Horace Kent
Vert & Venison.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  [Chicago]. Privately Printed at the Lakeside Press. 1924.,  12mo, 20cm, The First Edition, x,155p., original half dark green cloth backed green paper over boards, gilt spine and cover titles, t.e.g., a fine bright copy, scarce. (Spg). Articles of hunting and fishing trips over forty years in Vermont, Wisconsin, North & South Shores of Lake Superior, and British Columbia. "hunting caribou, mountain goat, moose and grizzly bear in British Columbia; and deer." (Heller). "One of the greatest testaments ever written on the deer hunting call. A classic. Rare and expensive" (Wegner). Includes an historical essay - "The Forest Laws of Old England" and the article "Caribou, Goats an Grizzlies". Written in very entertaining anecdotal style.
$300.00    Book Number: 37183         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)
$8.75                          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



WILLOX, D.
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


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