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  • The Royal English and Foreign Confectioner:

    FRANCATELLI, Charles Elmé.
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    The first edition of this guide to the 'chief elements of a Fashionable Dessert' by the mâitre d'hotel to Queen Victoria, Charles Elmé Francatelli...

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  • The Gun at Home and Abroad.

    OGILVIE-GRANT, W.R.
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    One of only 500 copies. The work comprises: British Game Birds and Wildfowl; British Deer and Ground Game; The Big Game of Africa & Europe; Th...

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  • Portraits of the Winning Horses of the Great St. Leger Stakes, at Doncaster, from the year 1815 to the present year inclusive.

    HERRING, John Frederick.
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    With fabulous colour. A rare set of the finest early 19th-century series of racehorse portraits by John Herring, one of the greatest sporting artis...

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  • Epics of the Fancy.

    FARNOL, Jeffrey.
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    Presentation copy inscribed by the author. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, 'To Capt. Harry Cleveland ...

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  • Orme's Collection of British Field Sports

    HOWITT, Samuel.
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    The finest and most important sporting book of the last two centuries. Very rare. The first and only edition of the finest and most important sport...

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  • Recueil de chevaux de tous genres...

    VERNET, Carle & Horace.
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    Infiniment rare, surtout en couleurs' (Thiébaud). A remarkable series of lithographs of horses, beautifully hand-coloured. A group of these plates ...

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  • The National Sports of Great Britain.

    ALKEN, Henry Thomas.
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    Very rare first issue with fine double provenance. The Schwerdt-Jeanson copy of the rare first edition, first issue with the additional title dated...

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  • Delineations of British Field Sports,

    ALKEN, Samuel.
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    The Schwerdt copy. The coloured issue ranks as one of the rarest sporting books of the period. There is only a record of a second coloured copy, wh...

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  • [Horses & Their Pedigrees].

    SPENCER, Thomas.
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    A fine and very rare set of racing prints.Sparrow notes its rarity in 1922, 'rare no doubt, because so many of the copies have been broken up in o...

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  • The Right Sort.

    ALKEN, Henry.
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    Schwerdt-Spitz-Bobins copy. The Schwerdt-Spitz-Bobins copy of this rare early Alken series, issued without a title-page and which Schwerdt says was...

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  • The great and small game of India,

    LYDEKKER, Richard.
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    'A sumptuous rendering of south Asia's wild game species in art and text. Lydekker describes more than seventy varieties of game with attendant no...

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  • Indispensable accomplishments

    FRANKLAND, Richard.
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    A scarce pirated edition. A fine series of plates illustrating correct horsemanship in riding to hounds. The plates are captioned: "Going along a ...

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  • Life of the Race Horse.

    DOYLE, John.
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    Rare. The complete series of lithographs for John Doyle's Life of the Race Horse, published between 1822 and 1823. John Doyle (1797-1868), an Iris...

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  • Pugilistica: The History of British Boxing.

    MILES, Henry Downes.
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    Second edition; 3 vols, thick 8vo (230 x 170 mm); vol. I: xvi, 507pp, frontis. & 29 full-page illustrations, with many illustrations in the te...

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  • [Scores and Biographies Volumes I-XV).

    LILLYWHITE, Frederick; HAYGARTH, Arthur.
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    A complete set of this important work, rarely found thus and in such good condition, especially since volume xiv is particularly scarce.17vols; 8v...

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  • Hunting Tours; Nimrod Abroad; Northern Tour; The Horse and the Hound.

    APPERLEY, C.J.
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    From the library of 1st Viscount Cowdray. Charles James Apperley (1777-1843) was a Welsh sportsman and sporting writer, who following his marriage ...

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  • Tempting Kosher Dishes.

    GAHR, F.O. et al.
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    Famous Jewish Passover cookbook. An extremely clean copy of this famous Jewish Passover cookbook.Includes a Jewish holidays calendar for the years ...

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  • Traite sur la Cavalerie.

    DRUMMOND DE MELFORT, Louis Hector (Comte de).
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    Royal copy in fine red morocco. Scarce and impressive work on cavalry: beautiful red morocco copy of the Prince de Condé, a great grandson of King ...

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