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LIDSTONE, R.A.
The Art of Fencing. A Practical Manual for the Foil, Epee and Sabre. (The Sports and Pastimes Library).
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. H.F. & G. Witherby. 1930.,  8vo, 22cm, first edition, 224p., frontis, 5 plates, 36 text figures, appendices, tan cloth, black stamped titles and decorations, some slight soiling on the binding else a very good sound copy - An well illustrated instruction book designed to assist the beginner to understand the main points of the technique of fencing. Includes exercises in sabre play, the technique of the Grande Salute, and the fundamental rules and conventions of fencing.
$75.00                          Book Number: 20697                         Order / Enquire



LYTLE, Horace
No Hunting? A Story of the Hunting Fields-anda Vision of What the Future Holds for Sport with Dog and Gun.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Dayton,Ohio. Field Sports Publishing Co. 1928.,  8vo. 19cm, first edition,xviii,281p., frontis portrait (author), illustrated endpapers, pictorialcloth, a fine copy in very good to fine jacket. ~ An American novelof hunting. A noted book of ecology relating concerns of the declininggame stocks.
$75.00    Book Number: 35888         Order / Enquire




NATIONAL Film Board
Repertoire des Photos du Canada.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Office National du Film du Canada. 1963.,  4to. 29cm, (c.350)p., single sided pages, over 3,000 photographs, bound in 2-ring binder, dark blue boards, gilt title on front, fine. Text in French. (Ds26). - A selection of more than 3,000 photographs from the 165,000 photos in the archives of the National Film Board collected from 1930 to 1963. The photos are of a variety of subjects but all are Canadian.
$25.00                          Book Number: 20652                         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



WALSINGHAM, Lord & Sir Ralph Payne-Gallwey
Shooting. [In Two Volumes]. Vol. I: Field and Convert. Vol. II: Moor and Marsh. (The Badminton Library).
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Longmans, Green, and Co. 1893 & 1895.,  sm8vo. 19cm, fourth & fifth edition, xv,357 & xiii, 358 pp., 2 frontispieces with tissue guards, 17 plates, 150 text illustrations, volume indexes, original pictorial brown cloth, titles in black & silver, gilt spine decoration, decorated endpapers, near fine set (gar). ~ A comprehensive hunting set first published in 1886- mixed matching editions with Vol. I being the fifth edition and Vol. II being the fourth. With contributions by Gerald Lacelles, A.J. Stuart-Wortley, Lord Lovat, and Lord Charles Lennox Kerr. Heavily illustrated by Stuart-Wortley, Pennington, Whymper, Millais and Lodge. One of the series, "The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes". NOTE: The two volume indicators on the foot of the spines.
$150.00                          Book Number: 38259                         Order / Enquire


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