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Twenty-three volumes on fox hunting and other equestrian sports

Estimate: US$400 - US$600
Price realised:  US$240
Lot number 243, Views: 77

Title: Twenty-three volumes on fox hunting and other equestrian sports Author: ** Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Includes: Chalmers, Patrick R. The Horn: A Lay of the Grassington Fox-Hounds. Scribner's, 1938. * Gay, John. Rural Sports together with The Birth of the Squire and The Hound and the Huntsman. One of 1550 copies. William Edwin Rudge, 1930. * Luard, Lowes D. The Horse: Its Action and Anatomy by an Artist. Faber and Faber, [1935]. * Aldin, Cecil. Ratcatcher to Scarlet. Eyre & Spottiswoode, [1927]. * Higginson, A. Henry Try Back: A Huntsman's Reminiscences. Dj. Huntington Press, 1931. * Bradley, Cuthbert. The Foxhound of the Twentieth Century: The Breeding and Work of the Kennels of England. George Routledge, 1914. * Surtees, Robert Smith Young Tom Hall: His Heart-Aches and Horses. No. 136 of 250 copies. William Blackwood & Sons, 1926. * Nimrod's Hunting Tours: Interspersed with Characteristic Anecdotes... Knopf, 1926. * Porter, John. Kingsclere. Chatto & Windus, 1896. * Meysey-Thompson, R. F. Reminiscences Of...The Course, The Camp, The Chase. With ALs from the author mounted to front pastedown. Edward Arnold, 1898. * Boker, George Henry The Legend of the Hounds. No. 169 of 200 deluxe copies, in which all the illustrations are hand-colored, the frontispiece signed by the artist in pencil. William Edwin Rudge, 1929. * [Surtees, Robert]. Hillingdon Hall or The Cockney Squire. No. 158 of 1000 copies for the United States. William Farquhar Payson, [1931]. * Hanson, Maurice F. Pierpont the Foxhound. Scribner's, 1939. * Nimrod's Hunting Reminiscences Comprising Memoirs of Masters of Hounds... Knopf, 1927. * Reeve, J. Stanley. The Golden Days of foxhunting. Slipcase. No. 98 of 500 copies. Dorrance & Company, [1958]. * Brown, Paul. The Horse: His Gaits, Points, and Conformation. Scribner's, 1943. * Reeve, J. Stanley. Further Fox-Hunting Recollections Including The Great Lenape Run. One of 950 copies. At the Sign of the Golden Head, 1935. * Higginson, A. Henry Letters from an Old Sportsman to a Young One. One of 1500 copies. Doubleday, Doran, 1929. * March-Phillipps, Gus. Sporting Print. E.P. Dutton, [1938]. * Beckford, Peter. Thoughts Upon Hare & Fox Hunting in a Series of Letters to a Friend. Jonathan Cape & Robert Ballou, 1932. * Fawcett, William. Saddle-Room Sayings. Richard R. Smith [1931]. * Barker, K.F. Bellman Carries On. Dj (price-clipped). Later Edition. A. & C. Black, [1938]. * Barker, K.F. Bellman: The Story of a Beagle. Dj (price-clipped). New Edition, Reprinted. A. & C. Black, [1941]. Together 23 volumes. Some with the bookplate of Constance and Henry Bowles. Lot Amendments Condition: Mild to moderate general wear; mostly very good. Item number: 215861

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 437: Rare Books & Manuscripts: A Private San Francisco Library with Important Angling & Sporting Books
Date of the auction: 16 Sep 2010
Address: PBA Galleries
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